HR Management

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

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A recent survey by the staffing firm The Creative Group asked managers, "What's the most unusual reason you've heard from an employee quitting his or her job?" Here are some choice responses:
What do you do with employees who call in sick with vague excuses, aches and pains and other less-than-convincing reasons? Can you discipline those people for unexcused absences without fearing that ...
Issue: Your Web site's "Career" page is the first (or only) experience that many potential applicants have with your organization.
Risk: Blow this opportunity, as many do, and those star ...
Believe it or not, your ho-hum HR memos, if written in the right way, can serve as a retention vehicle, says Margaret Morford, president of consulting firm theHRedge. One employer customized ...
?'Winging it' during interviews poses double danger
Using unstructured, "tell me about yourself" questions during
job interviews not only opens you to discrimination claims, it often results in poor ...
Issue: How to use rewards and recognition in the best (and most cost-efficient) way to motivate employees.
Benefits: By making recognition a companywide effort, you remove a burden from you ...

When payments are made in return for goods or services, that payment should be considered income to the recipient, not a gift.

Take two guys who’ve made it a big part of their “value proposition” to hire military veterans, and you’ve got the basic leadership philosophy at Home Depot. Vets are mature, disciplined leaders, says HR chief Dennis Donovan.
Run down this Marine Corps recruiting checklist to make sure you’re doing everything you can to attract and keep the best people:
Issue: New government rules will let older employees work part time while receiving some of their pension benefits.
Benefit/risk: That could help you retain older employees but may heap large ...