A business is only as healthy as its workforce. When employees of a business are always calling in sick, missing hours and days, and performing poorly because of health issues it has a direct impact on a business. It is important to take note that … [Read more...] about 6 Factors Contributing to Poor Health of Workers
Across developed nations all over the world, the number of workplace complaints and discrimination lawsuits has increased at an exponential rate. This is particularly true in the U.S., where the state of Cleveland has recently reported a dramatic … [Read more...] about How to Maintain Acceptable Behavior within the Workplace
Today, many businesses are moving to private exchanges, and the trend is expected to grow. In 2014, consulting firm Accenture reported that an estimated 9 million people would be covered through private exchanges in 2015 — and the same report … [Read more...] about How Private Exchanges Are Making Things Easier For HR
It is difficult for company managers and CEOs to find top talent and hold on to that talent. Believe it or not, employee engagement is now harder to achieve than ever before. This is happening because many companies focus on quality and very few on … [Read more...] about Why lack of employee engagement in 2015 is the top issue?
Employee engagement is important for business results. Turnover has high costs in recruiting and training new employees, and by improving engagement, you can reduce employee turnover. Also, various studies have shown that engaged employees are more … [Read more...] about Innovative ideas to drive employee engagement
No matter the industry a business is operating in, an efficient and effective workplace involves having employees who trust one another. Trust helps to boost productivity levels, enhances exceptional customer service, and provides a workplace where … [Read more...] about 5 Ways For Employees to Trust One Another
Employee engagement is a big topic these days, as companies recognize what this can mean to their productivity and performance. A 2014 survey reported that 78 percent of executives surveyed rated engagement as an important or urgent issue. Research … [Read more...] about Employee engagement – is it becoming a concept to rethink?
Employers are always looking for ways to cut costs. Be aware, however, that it can be easy to make risky decisions on how to classify your employees. Whether it is with existing employees or additions to staff, be sure you are making informed … [Read more...] about Make the Right Decision! – Exempt vs Non-Exempt vs Independent Contractor
Many employers are facing turnover issues that they may not have had to deal with in the past. Some of the turnover is downsizing due to a tough economy. That type of turnover is not the common turnover that employers deal with consistently. It is … [Read more...] about Understanding Employee Turnover
A Layman's Journey to Effortless Human Resources, author Lola Kakes As a business owner, you want to expand your company by building a solid team, not a three-ring circus. There's a reason human resources work is often compared to running a … [Read more...] about If You Don’t Own a Circus… You Shouldn’t Be Hiring Clowns!