2014 HR Compliance Issues

Another important trend to review during Quarter one is projections for any potential HR compliance issues during the year. This is especially important for HR professionals in small businesses that may not have their own cohesive set of compliance policy… Read more »

HR Employee Trends in 2014

Salary projections for HR employees in 2014 are in: increases are projected to hold steady. For the second year in a row in the United States, average base pay increases will remain at 3 percent. Although employers remain cautious with… Read more »

3 Reasons HR Managers Need Technology

Technology has been credited with changing the business world on more than one occasion and HR is no exception. In fact, many businesses today cannot complete daily tasks and responsibilities without the use of a computer or Internet access. As… Read more »

Breaking Down Cultural Barriers

Today’s multicultural workplace allows for a well-rounded and diverse workforce armed with a variety of invaluable skills and experiences. It also means that cultural barriers in communication are bound to be abundant. Aside from the difficulty that often accompanies understanding… Read more »

The Importance of Building a Strong Retention Strategy

Retaining a positive, motivated, and dedicated workforce is essential for the success of any business. A high employee turnover rate directly leads to a decline in company morale as well as an increase in overall business and hiring costs. The… Read more »

How to improve your workforce plan

With several generations comprising today’s workforce, it is certainly an interesting time in the history of American employment. However, with Baby Boomers accounting for more than one-third of the Nation’s workforce and rapidly approaching retirement, companies throughout the United States… Read more »

Ugh! Tons of Applicants but no Skills – What to do?

Getting candidates to apply for your company’s vacant positions is often the first hurdle when it comes to hiring; however, it is not always the most difficult. Receiving an overwhelming number of applicants can be a great problem to face,… Read more »

Create Diversity in the Workplace

Creating and managing diversity in the workplace should be just as important to managers as keeping up to date with the latest technologies or industry trends. Just as technologies and trends evolve and change, workplace diversity also requires a degree… Read more »

Total Rewards Package: Does Yours Get the Job Done?

One of the most challenging aspects of the hiring process for both job seekers and employers alike is salary negotiation. While compensation is not the only deciding factor in whether a candidate will accept a job offer or not, it… Read more »

Flexible Work Arrangements: Where Are We Headed?

As work-life balance continues to blur into a work-life blend, flexible working has become increasingly more attractive in today’s workforce. While working from home may not be a feasible solution for every employee or every business, many different methods exist… Read more »