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Workforce Diversity: Challenge or Benefit for Human Resources?

Workplace demographics  — as a reflection of America’s demographics — include an ever-growing range of ages, backgrounds, values, educational levels, and skills. Does workforce diversity present a challenge or a benefit for Human Resources? The answer: both. HR professionals, working with company leadership, are key to understanding all the different groups within their workforce. Effective HR departments guide their companies to capitalize

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Human Resources Using Human Resources

With today’s ever-growing influx of new employees labeled the millennial, it would be beneficial for the Human Resources Department to use this new valuable resource as a teaching pool of individuals that can give insight into a technological world that long-standing members of the department are not as savvy with. “Each One Teach One” Unknown As the longer standing administrators and managers

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Encouraging Employees

In a recent survey, researchers found that “employees trust their colleagues most, but their trust in leaders has the greatest impact on workplace culture.” If your employees can count on you, trust in you, to respond to their questions legitimately and respectfully, the survey suggests that “they are 25 to 30 percent more likely to say they love their job.” Creating an

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Human Resources, are you a good employer?

Lead by example A positive attitude is contagious but so is a negative attitude. If you want your employees to feel confident about their future, then you must show them confidence. You are their leader and must remember that as a leader you must lead. In order to lead effectively you display to your employees what you would like to see in them.

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Promoting Diversity in the Workplace

In today’s global market, embracing a diverse workforce is almost a businesses necessity rather than a choice.  Diversity refers to the differences between people such as age, gender, culture, educational background, personality etc.  If everyone who works in an office looks the same and thinks the same, this puts a business at a huge disadvantage.  Why is this?  Diversity encourages new and different ideas, establishes a business reputation that

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