Human Resources Industry Articles

Engaging Employees in Today’s Workplace

As the working community recovers from the recent recession, it is important that companies look for new ways to invest in the satisfaction of their staff. When employees are not actively engaged in the workplace, profits suffer. According to a recent Gallup poll, worker disengagement costs the United States at… Read more >

Human Resources Trends: Leadership Challenges

While many companies have steadily overcome the economic impact of the recession, developing effective leadership in the workplace continues to challenge human resources professionals nationwide. According to a survey conducted by the Society of Human Resources Management, HR managers are concerned about the lack of skilled workers, a trend they… Read more >

How to Be a Recruiter and Attract Top Talent

There are many different perspectives that inform a human resources department’s policies and decisions. A number of considerations, from legal issues to budget constraints, can have an impact on every interaction a human resource manager oversees. One of these interactions occurs during the hiring process, when either independent or internal… Read more >

Trends in Human Resource Management: Work-Life Balance

According to a Pew research project, both mothers and fathers have seen an increase in stress levels due to the lack of a work-life balance. “Stress and work life balance issues are just as challenging for fathers as they are for mothers,” says Kim Parker, associate director with Pew’s Social… Read more >

Human Resource Management Challenges: Retention

Recent research conducted by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) reveals some intriguing findings in the HR field. SHRM asked a sample of human resource professionals what they believe to be the three biggest human resource management challenges facing them over the next 10 years. Over 50 percent of… Read more >

Online Recruiting: The Digital Talent Scout

The internet has dramatically changed the way people job hunt. Long gone are the days when job candidates cut out newspaper advertisements and solely sent paper cover letters and resumes to potential employers. In place of snail mail, job candidates electronically send their credentials in response to advertisements posted online…. Read more >

Issues in Human Resource Management: Performance

Deloitte, a major consulting firm, recently unveiled seven leadership trends for future business success. Highlighting the seven human resource industry trends is what Deloitte calls the “Performance Management Puzzle.” According to the Deloitte website, 58 percent of human resource leaders surveyed gave their organization’s performance management process a “C” grade… Read more >

Yahoo! Names HR Managers #4 Highest Paying Career

From Yahoo!: Career #4: Human Resources Manager Median annual wage*: $99,720 Bottom 10 percent of earners: $59,020 Top 10 percent of earners: $173,140 If you think you might enjoy being the liaison between an organization’s employees and its management – in good times and in bad – a career as… Read more >

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