How to Stand Out in Your HR Career

How to Stand Out in Your HR Career

It’s a frustrating paradox encountered by many HR professionals: although they are dedicated to supporting others in their career development and professional choices, their own careers are often relegated to the background. Likewise, in spite of the vital work they do in helping bring about positive business outcomes and a competitive advantage through employee engagement,… Read More…

7 Ways to Manage Workplace Conflict Effectively

7 Ways to Manage Workplace Conflict Effectively

According to a recent study conducted by the Society for Human Resource Management, HR professionals spend anywhere from 24% to 60% of their time dealing with workplace conflict. This is a striking statistic, but it’s not altogether surprising: employees are people as well as workers, each with their own distinctive personality and values, and when… Read More…

How to Create a Better Employee Training Program

How to Create a Better Employee Training Program

HR professionals and management alike agree that having a properly trained team of employees can make all the difference to an organization’s success. But take note: not all staff training and development programs are created equal, particularly in today’s rapidly changing business environment. In order to achieve the best results possible from training and development,… Read More…

5 Big Myths About Employee Motivation

5 Big Myths About Employee Motivation

In a workforce where only 29 percent of employees are actively engaged with their work and their company, according to Gallup Management Journal’s Employee Engagement Index, the question of employee motivation is understandably a hot topic amongst HR and management professionals. Unfortunately, it’s also a subject that suffers from more than its fair share of… Read More…

Recruiters, Ignore These 5 Lessons at Your Peril

Recruiters, Ignore These 5 Lessons at Your Peril

Recruiting is more challenging than ever. Thanks to the pace of technology and the demands of both the workforce and the workplace, recruiting culture and practices are constantly evolving, and today’s recruiters must work fast to stay one step ahead of the needs of candidates and companies alike. If you’re a recruiter or talent manager… Read More…

5 of the Most Important Functions of a Modern HR Department

5 of the Most Important Functions of a Modern HR Department

Human resources (HR) departments are a critical part of any company. HR representatives are responsible for recruiting and retaining the best talent, helping individuals develop that talent, and ensuring that the workplace remains a supportive, uplifting space. The role of HR departments ranges from compliance with employment and labor laws to resolving conflicts between employees.… Read More…

6 Traits You Absolutely Need to Be the Best Chief Human Resources Officer

6 Traits You Absolutely Need to Be the Best Chief Human Resources Officer

An increasing number of companies are looking for a chief human resources officer (CHRO) to head talent acquisition and management functions. The CHRO handles all aspects of human resources from creating an acquisition strategy to selecting talent management software. In addition, the CHRO holds responsibility for all human resources-related compliance issues. As the field of… Read More…

5 of the Top Human Resources Trends for 2016

5 of the Top Human Resources Trends for 2016

In 2014 and 2015, companies increasingly turned to social technologies to recruit potential employees. In the coming year, human resources (HR) departments will use social technologies to integrate the brand used to attract employees and appeal to customers. Recent MIT research has shown that older generations, not only millennials, are requesting the use of social… Read More…

How to Humanize 3 Important HR Processes

How to Humanize 3 Important HR Processes

Over time, companies must evolve to stay viable, and the various departments within an organization respond to these changes in different ways. The role of human resources (HR) has changed a great deal in recent years. By and large, an HR department’s purpose and functions depend on the culture of the company. At some companies,… Read More…