Posts Tagged HR Practice
Does the workplace have a love/hate relationship with HR?
It’s a profession with the best intentions and the worst stereotypes. It’s often misunderstood. HR is responsible for every aspect of an organization’s most valuable asset—its workforce—and the pressure is always on. In their efforts to be credible, competent and compliant, human resource professionals can sometimes come across as being very inhuman.
It’s that time of year where we typically think of witches, candy and what we’re going to use to spike the Halloween punch. This year, it seems to be more about the widespread scary clown sightings. That said, I’m still a fan of watching scary movies- the cheesier, the better.
It's been just shy of a month since SHRM16 took over our nation's capital but nearly a month is fairly late for getting a "post-SHRM16" blog written.
To my credit, a lot has happened since that time; likewise, I have been mentally occupied so it was difficult for me to write much. But, better late than never and today, I hope this is a worthwhile read for you.
By Catalina Andrade
Is employee happiness an issue at your organization? Have you heard grumbling around the water cooler? Here are some go-to ways to boost morale and improve employee happiness used by Retrofit, a leading provider of weight-management and disease-prevention programs:
I had the opportunity to talk randomly with a number of #SHRM16 attendees and ask them one question.
The question is based on Steve Wonder's "I Wish."
I asked people what they wished were different about their day to day HR jobs. Here are the top 5 top answers I heard.
1. I Wish I Had More Time with the People (Outside of Emergencies)
We all are well aware of the tragic massacre in Orlando less than a week ago.
In social media, the print media and public discussions, we hear a lot about:
So, what exactly is Gamification and why has it gained a lot of attention in the digital world? In simple words, Gamification is an art of using the essence of games and applying it in real life scenarios to increase user participation, engagement, retention & motivation etc.
By Wayne Cascio, Ph.D., Professor and Robert H. Reynolds Chair in Global Leadership, University of Colorado
It seems to be a law of nature, inflexible and inexorable, that those who will not risk cannot win.
- John Paul Jones
HR Professionals respond to the question: If you could be Donald Trump for a day, how would you change your organization’s workplace policies?
“If we do it for one employee, we have to do it for all!”
This is not necessarily true!
Consistency is a good thing. Don’t get me wrong. Consistency is the right thing to do. Consistency supports equity and impartiality. Consistency reduces administrative mistakes. Consistency reduces administrative work in general. I’m all for consistency.
Using that Loss to Help Assess and Manage Your Risk with Potential Workplace Claims
I know this may sound presumptuous, but I have one of the best HR jobs ever !! It has definitely been the best of my career. One of the highlights is that I meet weekly with my boss who is part of the C-Suite. Now, don’t start to shudder thinking this is going to be another one of those “seat at the . . . ” posts.