Archive | Uncategorized RSS feed for this section

Attendance Issues for HR Managers

6. April 2012

0 Comments

When asked, HR managers said that attendance issues accounted for seventy-five percent of the problems they face.  As attendance issues can often lead to other issues as well, more discipline is taken against this offense than any other. Changes in rearing over the decades have led to changes in attitudes regarding work ethics.  Here are […]

Continue reading...

Gender Discrimination in the Workplace

4. April 2012

0 Comments

Decades ago, gender discrimination was most prevalent and quite out in the open.  No one discouraged it nor did many fight to stop it.  As the years have passed and rights have been taken more into consideration, along with the threat of lawsuits, HR managers must be aware at all times. Discrimination can take many […]

Continue reading...

How to Deal with Alcohol and Drug Abuse in the Workplace

2. April 2012

0 Comments

Drug and alcohol abuse in the workplace is a subject of a very delicate nature, more so of a legal nature than simple workplace politics.  There are certain ways to go about testing employees.  Before performing any drug test or adopting a drug test policy, you must get some legal advice.  In order to avoid […]

Continue reading...

How to Create a Healthier Business

30. March 2012

0 Comments

With obesity at an all-time high, it’s now more important than ever that businesses become involved in making wellness and awareness a top priority.  Incorporating programs that are easily accessed by the employees and bringing to their attention the benefits of a healthier lifestyle can save the company money in the long run.  In fact, […]

Continue reading...

Is Your Management System Failing?

28. March 2012

0 Comments

When an employee isn’t doing what you expect of them, it’s easy for management to place the sole blame upon the employee.  However, without decent management, most employees will fail.  And, since no one gets up in the morning with the goal to go forth and fail, it’s a manager’s responsibility to identify why an […]

Continue reading...

Terminating Employment with Compassion

26. March 2012

0 Comments

Having to terminate an employee stands among one of the least favorite of any manager’s responsibilities.  Some may even truly dread it.  One of the biggest concerns when giving the employee the bad news is how to do so with as much class as possible.  You never know how they will take the news, and […]

Continue reading...

For or Against: Dating in the Workplace

23. March 2012

0 Comments

Whether chemistry or divine intervention, you can never help who you fall in love with.  Something that comes so naturally to most people is one of the biggest issues plaguing companies, but more specifically the HR departments. Only about twenty-eight percent of employers have actual regulations regarding dating in the workplace.  Some companies even boast […]

Continue reading...

How To Survive Through The Evolution Of Social Media

21. March 2012

0 Comments

What was once seen as a “fad” is now an ever evolving entity.  Social media is the number one way that people communicate these days.  Companies who want to succeed will learn to take advantage of every resource available to them.  Using the social media networks to find qualified employees as well as keep track […]

Continue reading...

Horrible Bosses: How to Mediate Properly

16. March 2012

0 Comments

We’ve all had them – the one boss you just couldn’t stand; made your life miserable and seemed to enjoy it, even.  But is that really what was going on, or was the whole situation simply misunderstood?  As an HR Manager, it is extremely important for you to mediate between bosses and their employees.  Often […]

Continue reading...

Team Building in Today’s Workplace

14. March 2012

0 Comments

Putting together a team may not seem like the daunting task that it actually is.  Managers take into account all strengths and weaknesses of each potential team member to assess who will make the best group.  However, with all the time that goes into creating teams, many are doomed to fail.  Here are some helpful […]

Continue reading...