The holidays are often a busy time for businesses, and human resource professionals. Instead of the usual "permanent" hires, human resource departments often spend their time hiring temporary employees. These seasonal employees come on board during the busy holiday period, to provide necessary e ..
A time will come when a relationship with a current employee is no longer benefiting the company or the individual. But these days letting someone go is risky and if your business doesn't want to end up in a long drawn out litigation process, preparation and due diligence is paramount. Here are ..
Every company strives to employ a knowledgeable and successful workforce. Training is one of the ways that employers can accomplish that. Without training, employees are less productive and happy in their positions which ultimately costs the company money down the road. But how can a company im ..
If you're an entrepreneur or a small business, you're likely a smaller operation with a core team of employees. Your empowered employees and team members wear many hats - and so do you! Likely, you don't have a dedicated and trained Human Resource specialist on staff. As the owner, founder, or t ..
In Human Resources, one of the most important aspects of the job is handling conflict between employees and managers. As a mediator of differences that arise, it's important to understand the differences that arise between people. Everyone has a distinct personality, and they see and communicate ..
How your peers, employees and customers view you often defines the level of success you reach. Staying on everyone's good side does not make you a credible person worthy of respect. You must work for an impeccable reputation. Act in these 10 ways and prove yourself as a person of high character. ..
In 1990, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) became law in the United States. According to ADA, businesses can't discriminate in employing individuals due to disclosure of a visible or invisible disability. If a disabled individual is the most qualified candidate, businesses must hire them ..
Change is inevitable. If you decide to remain stagnant, you get left in the mire. The ability to adapt is a characteristic that often determines who continues to climb the advancement ladder and who remains stuck on a lower rung. Teach yourself flexibility so you can make the adjustments a high- ..
We've built such a stigma around the "That's not my job." mentality that often managers and employees alike are crossing job performance boundaries that they should not. The workforce is a competitive environment, and for the most part people genuinely want to succeed at their job and please the ..