We would imagine most modern businesses are familiar with the concept of customer experience and customer journey mapping. Whether you’ve actually found the time, headspace and inclination to get your flow-chart on is another story!
October brings pumpkin spice lattes, colorful fall leaves, and sweater weather. In the HR universe, October brings Open Enrollment, and it’s an important time of the year!
When employees have questions, they go to HR.
When HR professionals have questions, where can they turn?
I'm gonna cut to the chase.
I've observed for many years a cyclical epidemic. Managers who don't know how to manage, and who are not managing ...and who are not helped in any useful, sustainable way.
And so...it continues.
As a business owner, senior leader or HR professional, if you've experienced this on any level I want to help you diagnose why.
Work trends come and go, but some have staying power. I have noticed seven trends that companies looking to scale and stay relevant should pay attention to.
1. Flexible Working Hours
Human resources professionals, today is World Mental Health Day.
Open enrollment is one of the most important times of the year for organizations; however, complex and ongoing changes to health care and retirement plans can create confusion that leads to poor choices. With proper planning, employers can develop communication strategies to help employees make the best selections for their wellness and future financial security.
HRPS: What is driving the increase in the skills gap? Why aren’t traditional methods working in closing the gap?
NSBA Executive Director and CEO Thomas J. Gentzel, with SHRM President and CEO.
There is a growing economic crisis in our country that is going largely unnoticed. It threatens our current and future prosperity as individuals and as a nation. Not since the 1930s, just before the Great Depression, have we faced such a daunting challenge: filling good jobs when there are not enough people available to staff them.
Difficult conversations are part of life. That makes tackling tough issues with tact and respect an important workplace skill. By cultivating a culture of trust and openness and fostering strong communication practices, you can successfully navigate tricky topics and help your team thrive.