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How are Candidates Using Glassdoor in Their Job Search?

3. March 2014

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  Glassdoor is a website that offers job searches, company overviews and employee reviews of salaries and  interview questions. The site has become so popular that about half of all job seekers are using the site to get inside information about a company before they start working there. So what does that mean for your […]

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Bonuses vs. The Bottom Line

20. January 2014

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  You’ve made your numbers, the strategy has been implemented and your team is ready and waiting for their annual bonus. However, as year-end accounting comes to a close, your business may find that offering team members seasonal bonuses might not be the best thing for your bottom line. If you find yourself wondering if […]

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Making Employee Performance Appraisals Work for You

21. September 2012

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No matter what an organization is trying to do, they want to be able to do it better.  The HR department can help to facilitate this process with employee performance appraisals.  These are processes in which the employee’s performance is evaluated so they understand where their talents may be, as well as where there is […]

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The Truth about Employee Transfers

19. September 2012

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When an employee is chosen to move from one office to another, it can help the organization better distribute its resources.  With the support of the HR department, these transfers can be made more efficient and more effective, even if when employees haven’t expected such a change to occur. To make transfers more productive: Be […]

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Implementing a Mentoring Program

17. September 2012

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Learning to be a good employee isn’t something that happens overnight, in most cases.  It takes time to learn how to perform a job well, and it can take years to bring an employee to their full potential.  Instead of waiting for this progress to occur, it can help for the HR department to implement […]

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Downward Communication Can Speak Volumes

12. September 2012

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Messages are sent from the upper levels of management down to employees on a daily basis.  As a part of HR, your job is to make sure these messages are not only received, but also delivered in the most effective way.  Thankfully, there are many ways that you can approach these sorts of messages so […]

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Giving Feedback that Gets Heard

10. September 2012

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  You can’t expect employees to change if they don’t know what to change.  This is where the HR department can step in and help with communication.  Instead of simply leaving feedback to managers, HR can be the ones to distribute necessary feedback and then file it in the personnel files, ensuring everyone knows what’s […]

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Do You Welcome Employee Complaints, Or Not?

7. September 2012

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Complaints – no one wants to hear them, but they can offer valuable insight into the inner workings of a company.  Plus, when employees feel they have an opportunity to speak up, then they feel they are being appreciated for their opinions.  Sometimes, the best plans can come from complaints that are heard from the […]

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HR Department and Quotas

5. September 2012

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One great way to ensure all employees are staying up to par on their production levels is to implement a quota system. This technique will help to stimulate production, especially if it has become stagnant. Each department and/or task can have a set quota that must be met daily, weekly, monthly, or quarterly. The department […]

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HR Department and Establishing Clear Leadership

3. September 2012

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When a business begins, there could be an issue with deciding on the leadership roles. The owner may or may not want to be involved in a management role, other partners may be placed in management role, as well as new hires. All of these roles must be clearly defined in any business type, even […]

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