HR Basics

  • Emphasizing the Need for HR to Implement Severe Weather Policies and Procedures

    If your employees can’t decide whether to report for work or not during inclement weather, then your company probably doesn’t have HR weather policies. Surveys show that most of the confusion stems from not having policies in place to serve...
    By ciel s cantoria July 23, 2011 

  • How to Reduce or Increase Employee Attrition Rates

    The value that human resources brings to an enterprise prompts most employers to reduce employee turnover. The dynamics and fluid external environment may at times, prompt organizations to increase employee turnover. Good organizations set employee turnover...
    By N Nayab July 22, 2011 

  • One Simple Decision Based Method to Rank the Worth of Jobs

    The Decision Band Method of job evaluation is a single-band analytical job evaluation method that fixes the value of the job based on level of responsibility and determines the level of responsibility based on the extent of decision making involved.
    By N Nayab July 18, 2011 

  • Attention HR Managers: Learn How to Avoid These 7 Mistakes

    That human resource management degree you hold in your hands sometimes means you may make errors or use bad judgment on the job. HR managers make mistakes all the time and, unfortunately, some could be detrimental to their careers. Here are the top seven...
    By Jean Scheid July 16, 2011 

  • Tips for Organizing an HR Department's Communication Plan

    A comprehensive communication plan establishes a strategy for sending messages, making announcements and publishing information for an HR department. Avoid costly mistakes and disorganization by aligning your initiatives using these tips for creating...
    By Tara Duggan July 15, 2011 

  • The Impact of a Healthy Organizational Culture on Customer Service

    What does your company culture say about your organization and how it treats its customers? Is it vibrant, healthy and results-oriented? What would your customers say? The importance of developing the right internal atmosphere and workforce...
    By Mike Sweeney July 14, 2011 

  • Analyzing Your Organizational Culture: Is It Time for a Change?

    When was the last time you evaluated your company's culture? Do you think it's time for a change? How cool is your place to work? An organization's culture should evolve and grow due to current business trends and the talent of...
    By Mike Sweeney July 14, 2011 

  • Understand the Root Cause of Discrimination at the Workplace

    Workplace discrimination is disabling certain people to apply and receive jobs, overlooking them for promotion, enriching job assignments, and compensation, or targeting them for termination or harassment. Research confirms a strong association between...
    By N Nayab July 14, 2011 

  • How to Manage Employees Who Work From Home

    Work from home jobs are on the rise in America and abroad. If you are a manager faced with the task of managing a virtual workforce, are you prepared to handle the challenges ahead? Read this article for some expert tips.
    By Tess C. Taylor, HR Expert July 5, 2011 

  • What Does the Law Say about Cussing and Profanity at Work?

    Profanity in the workplace forces the human resources team to walk a tight rope. Part protected speech and part a lawsuit waiting to happen, the cussing, cursing and vulgarity that come with profanity are difficult to integrate in everyday professionalism...
    By Sylvia Cochran June 30, 2011 
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