In the past years, human resources have drastically changed. Big data has become a lot more accessible, employees are a lot more savvy, and employers have access to highly sought-after talent. However, for a human resources department to survive and prosper in the 21st century, there need to be key figureheads in your department. Notable […]
The human resource industry has dramatically changed. With the high turnover of employees, the constantly changing laws and regulations, and the stiff competition that prevails in the marketplace have made HR management a very difficult function for some small businesses.
Each company plans strategies to improve productivity and cut costs in order to yield profits. Recent […]
Technology is a constant in all industries, and human resources is no exception. Technology allows parts of recruiting to become automated or significantly easier to vet in a talented workforce. Examples of technology affecting human resources include innovative use of software, hardware, and processes to manage people.
The Effects of Hardware on HR: Efficiency
The influence of […]
Employers want to give employees raises to reward them for “a job well done” or to increase morale – but the reality is that sometimes economic factors prevent companies from being able to do so. So how do we improve employee output without increasing salaries? Believe it or not, there are many factors that can […]
As a burgeoning small business, it is integral that you have a comprehensive human resources department to source and mine talented job seekers, to mitigate legal ramifications due regulatory ignorance, and to simply connect new hires with their benefit plans. However, there are many HR mistakes that are not only costly, but may have legal […]
You found that your startup has been starting to turn down work because you and your initial partners are too busy, or you have identified a possible revenue stream that can come into fruition with the help of a specialized worker, or you’ve noticed company stifling productivity due to the many duties that are assigned […]
Many small businesses think that they should employ retention strategies once they have secured a viable employee. However, one of the best things that you can do to reduce and diminish employee turnover, is being cognizant of it during the hiring process. With the onset of social media, widespread Internet access, and affordable data, you […]
There are many reasons why your recruitment strategies are failing – you have a weak or outdated objective, you are not conceptualizing the girth of your candidates, and your recruitment process is simply too complicated to yield positive results. These factors can easily be tweaked to jumpstart your human resources and recruitment strategies, ensuring that […]
Getting paid “under the table” means an employee is paid straight cash for their services. Many people may not see any wrongdoing in this practice, with some even considering it the norm in their particular industry. However, “under the table” payments, especially without proper documentation or employee documentation, constitutes a form of tax invasion. Businesses […]
Regardless if you are a new business or partnering up with a new partner, it is integral that you have an HR department that successfully processes benefits related notices, procedures, and compensations. This is particularly important if you want your business to stay compliant. Here are the HR essentials to ensure that your business isn’t […]