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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Who Owns the Incentive Compensation Plan?
May24

Who Owns the Incentive Compensation Plan?

Most organizations have implemented some sort of incentive compensation program in the past decade in an effort to influence the behavior or performance of employees. While some have been spectacular in creating the type of focus and results driven orientation that they were intended to foster, most have had at best, modest success, with many being downright failures. There is no easy answer as to why these incentive programs have...

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Five Ways Companies Can Attract Millennials And Increase Staff Retention
May24

Five Ways Companies Can Attract Millennials And Increase Staff Retention

The days of graduates sticking with the first employer they find out of school until retirement are sadly behind us. It’s not uncommon for recent graduates to hop between jobs. Trying different specialities and even different industries until they settle on something enjoyable isn’t uncommon. This isn’t necessarily a bad thing, as the frequent staff turnover can bring some fresh energy to your team with greater regularity....

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HR Trends You Shouldn’t Miss In 2017
May19

HR Trends You Shouldn’t Miss In 2017

The human resources landscape has changed at a rapid rate in the past decade.  Incredible technological innovations, changing attitudes of employees and employers, and new management processes have dramatically altered the industry.  To help you stay on top of these changes, here are the HR trends you definitely should not miss in 2017.   HR Trend 1: More HR software platforms to choose from Technology is one of the key drivers...

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6 Ways to Train Your Small Business Employees on a Budget
May17

6 Ways to Train Your Small Business Employees on a Budget

Ensuring that you train employees well is critical to your small business operations. To get better results in service and productivity, training employees in crucial skills is a sound investment that too many business leaders fail to appreciate. Some executives or HR managers seem to feel that the time and costs of training aren’t justified. However, a lack of training reduces employee engagement with the company and their...

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Employee Communication: It’s Time To Open Up To Your Employees
May16

Employee Communication: It’s Time To Open Up To Your Employees

Transparency; it’s not just a phase in the business world. According to Twitter’s CEO Dick Costolo, who spoke on the subject of transparency at the Great Place to Work annual conference in Dallas, Texas; the notion of being completely open with employees is something that must be viewed as part of a strategic communication plan. Costolo told Fortune, “Scaling communication as a company grows is key for success.” He added, “It’s...

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