There are many reasons more small to mid-size companies are outsourcing their human resources and personnel management functions. Human resources used to be a small part of operating a business, but has become much more involved thanks to complex federal regulations, the growing importance of e ..
Designing a welcoming work area encourages innovative thinking, boosts morale, increases retention rates, and can have a direct impact on your company’s bottom line. Human Resources departments tasked with the job should pay attention to the following four elements: If possible, ther ..
Diversity is one of the greatest assets your business possesses. Various types of people contribute a rich palette of voices and techniques to the job. Unfortunately, though, along with all the benefits of working with different personalities, there are difficulties. Human Resources must deal wi ..
When people hear "safety at work," they immediately think hazard signs, hard hats, and hazmat suits. People don't usually consider what safety means to business professionals in an office environment. Or if they do, it seems like a deep paper cut is about the worst injury one could imagine. ..
One thing that HR Professionals understand is that working more hours to stay afloat is a pressure that causes many Americans to mentally check-out of their work-lives. Frustration and cynicism are often the two main hallmarks of occupational burnout. “Even if companies haven’t ..
An underperforming worker in your company is cause for concern. Not only does your business suffer from the lack of productivity of one employee, but the lack of effort is disconcerting to the rest of your staff. Morale in the office drops and grumbling ensues. Learn how to motivate an underachi ..
When you improve the lives of your workers, your company reaps the benefits. One way to make gains in organizational development is to create a comprehensive wellness policy. When human resources contributes to the health of employees, they are more productive. Here are various components to c ..
You, as a manager, concern yourself with the needs of your company. You are the leader who makes critical decisions that either profit the business or cause it to fail. Your employees are your team, and you need their respect. They are the ones who decide if you are a good boss. Show them you va ..
The old axiom about it being a whole new world is true for the art of public speaking and presentations. Forget about starting with a quote or joke and don't struggle with an overused slides to make your points. Here are some fresh ways to keep your audience and yourself engaged in your speech. ..