Recent research suggests the human resources (HR) department’s increasing impact on an organization’s bottom line and its ultimate success. Basically, your organization’s success or failure will depend on how it manages its people and job candidates during the stages of their life cycles with your organization.
In two previous posts, we’ve been discussing the need for, and the merits of, implementing a hierarchical pay raise structure as opposed to a more or less flat structure whereby all employees generally receive about the same pay increase.
With the unemployment rate hovering at historic lows, companies need to work hard to attract and retain top talent. And while they’ve tried to do this with a number of different incentives—such as greater workplace flexibility, increased healthcare benefits, positive company environments, etc.—salary remains the primary draw for a big chunk of employees.
With the significant advancements in technology, the workplace has continued to evolve over the past century at rapid rates. And if one thing is certain, it’s that change is still constant and inevitable in the workplace in 2019 as well.
If you aren’t using automation to help speed up your hiring process, you’re missing out on top talent. By using automation, recruiters and HR departments will continue to focus on creating a completely seamless experience for new hires as they move through recruitment, induction, onboarding, and training; but not necessarily in that order.
2018 was a year of robust growth, based on various economic indicators. Gross domestic product (GDP) growth was strong. Corporate profits reached impressive heights, especially in the technology sector. Americans last enjoyed a prolonged period of low unemployment in the 1950s, with current unemployment reaching a level not seen since 1968.
Consumers today are hot on conversational artificial intelligence (AI), whether they’re shopping online via mobile-based digital assistants (e.g., Siri or The Google Assistant) or tapping their smart speaker (e.g., the Amazon Echo or Google Home) for flight updates, travel tips, and local weather information for their travel destinations.
Each year we conduct a nationwide survey to learn about pay practices throughout the country. We are pleased to release the results of our 2018 survey.
Start with the end in sight. It’s recognizable business advice, but what does it mean for HR executives in terms of successfully advancing the corporate agenda? Creating a company culture that promotes high performance, accountability, and diversity; utilizes analytics and exceptional communication; and results in a top 10 stock performance, or the equivalent, is a […]
In a separate post, you learned about the pros and cons of job fairs and expos for HR professionals. This post will highlight some best practices you’ll want to follow if you want to be successful at job fairs and expos as an HR professional.