Human resource departments evolved over time, and since the mid-1990s what was once called “personnel administration” has now become human resources. Human capital is another term used to describe the value of your company’s employees. Employees drive your business success, and are therefore considered resources or capital. Human resource planning takes on the challenge of […]
There are employment laws regarding everything from record keeping to minimum wage to how to display employment law posters in the workplace. The U.S. Department of Labor oversees employment law on the federal level, and all states and U.S. possessions must comply with those laws and regulations. DOL.gov outlines all the details of employment law […]
All businesses, no matter how small, have three categories of resources available to them: the technology they use to create a product or service; the finance they use to operate and grow the business, and the people whose talents they use to accomplish the company’s goals. Strategic planning is the process of figuring out why […]
The time of grueling examinations is over and for most of the management prospects; whether they are fresh out of college or the ones who have already left their jobs dreaming of a fat pay cheque. But like thousands of students who enter the gates of a B School every year, the realms of reality […]
Interns are a mix between observational learners and temporary employees, and they occupy unique positions within the companies they work with. Internship positions provide college students and aspiring career-minded learners with opportunities to gain experience in their chosen fields with companies who may not otherwise hire them. Internships can be either full or part time, […]
Earning an SHRM certification provides you that recognition as a known authority in the HR field, making you a credible asset to the organization.
The loss of one key employee can cripple a small business. To protect yourself, draw up contingency plans for human resource risks such as death, disability, family leave or employees quitting. With a good plan, you can reduce uncertainty about your business’ future by reducing the risk of team failure. Plan Elements Contingency plans have […]
There are a lot of advantages to working remotely. There’s no commute, fewer interruptions from coworkers, flexible schedules, and more. However, it can be difficult for some employees to maintain a good work-life balance while working from home. Also Read: Professional in Human Resources (PHR) Employees often work more from home than they do at […]