It's a common assumption that most organizations don’t do succession planning. Often the reasons include the high level of administration involved with succession planning and the difficulty in identifying and developing talent. It’s hard enough to figure out what the business world will look like in three years, much less what the organization’s talent needs will be.
However, succession planning is still important. During SHRM’s “Succession Planning: Preparing for Future Talent Needs” seminar, Mike Deblieux SHRM-SCP suggested that organizations tell their succession planning story.
Organizations put a tremendous emphasis on...
Today's global economy evolves at breakneck speed, with technology, consumer trends and generational shifts constantly reshaping the business landscape. The labor force is changing, too, and has now reached a tipping point in terms of what employees expect from work, according to HR experts Jeanne C. Meister, founding partner of the consulting firm Future Workplace LLC in New York City, and Kevin L. Mulcahy, a business professor at Babson College in Babson Park, Mass.
Many states and localities are increasing their minimum wage, effective this year. January is the popular month for changes.
So, the minimum wage went up in your state or city, like it did in dozens of others. You budgeted to increase the pay of the minimum wage earners. Now the more senior employees are upset.
Those earning the minimum wage are excited because they basically get an unmerited raise as a result of legislation, but their colleagues may not be so excited to see people who may not...
The number of HR manager positions will increase this year by 1,100 in California—the highest volume in the nation—and by 8.6 percent in Nevada, the largest percentage increase among the 50 states and Washington, D.C., according to a set of forecasts at Projections Central, a website with employment data compiled by state agencies.
Those projections and the outlooks for hundreds of other types of jobs on the site are, of course, subject to change. However, there is no doubt that the U.S. labor market is still in the...