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.

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 ...
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 ...

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:
What if an employee complains to you or another manager about a co-worker’s inappropriate comments or touching? What should you do with that complaint? As recent court cases show, you need to pass along any such complaints, even if you think they’re fairly mild, to the HR department. Federal law says employers can be liable […]