Being open to diverse people and opinions has allowed me to grow as a person, and as an entrepreneur. How can we show the importance of diversity to others?
The Human Resource Department of an organization is responsible for managing employees, hiring, firing, training and everything in between. Depending on the size of the business, there may be one human resource manager to handle all of this, a whole team, or the small business owner who does it all. Whether you’re a student researching your options, at the top of your field, or hiring your first employee, find the answers to your questions at our Human Resource Channel.
Read articles, opinion and stories from professionals and peers to help you successfully manage your team. We’ll walk you through hiring the perfect person, determining salary and preparing interview questions. We also discuss method of employee training, building a team environment, rewarding star employees (even on a small budget) and motivating your team.
Human Resource Mangers need a thorough understanding of labor laws, the rights of their business as well as their employees in the cases of maternity leave, workman’s compensation claims, unemployment benefits and other issues. You’ll find tips and advice to deal with harassment or discrimination charges, managing disputes and handling complaints at work.
Human Resources is a broad and growing field with many topics and facets to explore. Get started with reading Bright Hub’s informative articles and advice. Be part of the conversation by commenting on articles and sharing your opinion.
A six hour work day can result in getting MORE done. Hear me out..
The old model of giving periodic training to employees to keep them abreast of recent trends no longer suffices. Here’s your introduction to “Just-In-Time” online learning modules.
Disappointments happen in life, and often in the workplace. How do you get your staff’s morale up after a major disappointment or failure? Follow these tips to get things back on the right track.
From the time we could walk and talk, we’ve been making mistakes — it’s what makes us inherently human. In business, the path to success is fraught with faux pas. It’s not avoiding mistakes, but how we react to those mistakes that makes us better leaders.
Sick building syndrome, or SBS, is an illness that affects hundreds of office workers each year, although for many it goes undiagnosed. What are some easy ways you can prevent SBS and improve the health of your workers?
A happy workforce has the potential to be more productive, invested and efficient, therefore also improving the business as a whole. Fortunately there are many ways you can improve staff happiness implementing both small and larger changes. It’s possible to boost morale in just a matter of hours.
Does your organization view recruitment and performance evaluation as two entirely separate functions? Maybe it’s time to rethink that stance.
I’ll sue you for denying me a job because I’m a woman! I’ll sue you because you fired me because I’m over 40 years of age! These statements are so true today and employers and HR departments must be aware of workplace discrimination laws. How well do you know the laws? Test yourself here!
Are you a human resources manager in charge of terminating employees’ relationships with the company? Are you a manager who is contemplating letting some workers go? Be careful that you do not violate any wrongful termination law! Avoid costly litigation; take our quiz today.