HR Management

Strategic human resource management is the end product of success in conduction workplace investigations, vendor management, human capital management, and more.

Our human resource management articles can help you vastly improve your human resources planning, HR policies, and human resource training.

Issue: When it comes to skills building, many HR specialists think only about the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).
Risk: SHRM is a great source, but HR pros shouldn't ...
Issue: Recruiting "passive" job candidates requires a different strategy than ones used to attract active job-seekers.
Benefit: Choose the right words in that initial contact to prevent quick rejections and ...
If a male employee complains about sexually harassing comments by a female co-worker, how would your supervisors respond?
Too often, bosses (and some HR professionals) laugh off such "reverse" harassment ...
Workplace dress codes, whether formal or informal, seem to cause a lot of headaches for managers, and I'm sure lots of people secretly wish they could just make all their employees wear uniforms. That's what's happening in Benson, Ariz.
A study by the Society for Human Resource Management says only 56 percent of employers now offer flex schedules, down from 65 percent in 2002. Why the change? Experts say ...
Not too long ago, for most of us, the only place we saw defibrillators was on TV emergency room shows (or, of course, in emergency rooms themselves). But now, automated external defibrillators (AEDs) are becoming standard features in the workplace.
THE LAW. Employees who commit violent acts in the workplace obviously violate state criminal laws. But the liability trail doesn't stop there.
Employers have a legal obligation to maintain a ...
Issue: How to make senior execs view you as a bottom-line contributor, not a "necessary evil" in your organization.
Benefit: Gain respect and build evidence for your next pay-raise negotiation. ...

Q: We're a midsize company and plan to introduce a SIMPLE plan for our employees. But we're close to the 100-employee maximum. Do we have to count part-timers even if they won't be eligible for the SIMPLE plan? E.M., Corpus Christi, Texas

HR professionals assume that employees, on average, waste 56 minutes per day at work. But the truth is that U.S. employees admit to squandering more than two hours a day, says ...