How HR Can Foster Workplace Happiness
Jun27

How HR Can Foster Workplace Happiness

What is the Role of HR in Workplace Happiness? Human resources are always in the constant pressure of building a great team for the company, with the main goal to hire the right people and to keep them in the workforce for as long as possible. To achieve this, there’s always an ongoing need for the management to keep employees satisfied and happy. This pursuit of happiness in the workplace turns out to be essential in ensuring a...

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5 Key Components to a Successful Job Listing
Jun23

5 Key Components to a Successful Job Listing

We live in a time of incredible competition when it comes to finding quality talent. In order to have your company and open positions stand out, it is crucial that you have a job listing that is compelling and attractive. Without it, you will fail to grab the attention and interest of job seekers that are qualified. In the end, you will find yourself inundated with irrelevant resumes, creating more work and worse results. The age-old...

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5 Pieces of Advice to Get You Ready for an Interview with a Developer
Jun09

5 Pieces of Advice to Get You Ready for an Interview with a Developer

As web-based technology becomes more and more important for businesses of all shapes and sizes, Human Resources (HR) managers need to be prepared to interview web developers. This can be a daunting task for HR managers in small to medium-sized businesses that don’t yet employ someone in this position. As the HR manager, you may find yourself unsure what to ask a web developer with a strong technical background. Therefore, HR...

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Pros and Cons: Offering Employees Stock Options
Jun08

Pros and Cons: Offering Employees Stock Options

To attract the best employees, you need to have a competitive compensation package. In addition to solid salaries, healthcare benefits and retirement funds, your employees may also expect stock options. As a way to get the employees invested in the future of the company, stock options are a worthwhile offering for both employees and employers. But stock options aren’t always a great idea. Because there is a risk attached to investing...

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3 Tips for Setting Time-Off Policies
Jun05

3 Tips for Setting Time-Off Policies

Paid time-off is one of the most important benefits to many employees. Having a great vacation package can help you stand out from competitors and attract better talent. But as a business owner, you need to get smart about the time-off policies you set. When you need to pay the salary of an employee for a day they’re not in the office, consider how that may influence your bottom line. Think about times when multiple employees may want...

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Organizational Culture
May30

Organizational Culture

Organizational Culture & HRM A successful organization in 2017 is aware of the positive impact a good Human Resource Management (HRM) strategy has on its function. An effective Human Resource practice can lead to organizational success and development. But how can we define an ‘effective’ HRM practice? The most significant factor needed to examine how we can implement a useful HRM strategy is organizational culture. We cannot...

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Relevance, not survivorship
May26

Relevance, not survivorship

Own your role today  Take a good look at any online HR discussion forum and chances are you see the same issues being discussed. Jane has body odour issues – how should I address it effectively yet gently? How can I drive more engagement in my high-potential employees? How do I better manage change in my organisation in today’s turbulent world? What can I do to recover company property from employees who have been...

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7 Reasons Why Organizations Now Prefer Cloud-Based HR Software
May26

7 Reasons Why Organizations Now Prefer Cloud-Based HR Software

HR professionals are searching for new software solutions to improve the management of their human resources. An everyday HRMS system in large enterprises today is over 5 years old and some are even 7 years old. Enterprise software becomes virtually obsolete in seven years, leading most businesses to shop around. In a survey carried out by Forbes Magazine on readers of Human Resource Executive magazine and the Bersin Research...

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