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The job of an HR professional has never been so daunting. Your to-do list is growing, the pile on your desk doesn’t seem to diminish and you can’t seem to find the time to do it all.
New issues are facing HR professionals on a daily basis. The cost of providing employee benefits continues to rise. The rules and regulations behind hiring contracted workers continue to change, and as Fox Business reported this year, there are serious ramifications if you’re not keeping up.[…] Continue Reading »
HR executives who want to become trusted members of the CEO’s inner circle should understand some things about their boss without being told, said former Society for Human Resource Management CEO Susan Meisinger at SHRM’s annual conference in Chicago.
1. CEOs don’t know everything happening in their industry.
No CEO has enough time to read every newspaper and trade publication.[…] Continue Reading »
Having to replace an employee is nothing new. Every business goes through the cycle. Sometimes, it’s the employee’s desire to move on; other times, it’s the company’s decision to part ways. Both sides have their reasons. It’s one thing for a company to have a turnover spell every now and then. But to have it happen in droves, to one specific generation of employees?[…] Continue Reading »
The Denver Post recently announced the results of its second annual Top Workplaces program. The rankings are based on over 32,000 employee surveys from 183 employers in the Denver area.
Employees scored employers on a wide range of areas, including appreciation of workers, company direction, confidence in senior leadership, workplace values and ethics, encouragement of ideas, competence of management, and pay and benefits.[…] Continue Reading »
You were blown away during his job interview. His rich work history is filled to the brim with amazing accomplishments. And he comes highly recommended with references upon references.
Now, several months in, your shining star is falling way below your high expectations. What’s the deal? It’s time to face the possibility that you may be part of the problem.[…] Continue Reading »