Human Resources (HR) and Human Resource Management (HRM) are two closely related terms used in the corporate world. While both terms deal with managing employees within an organization, there are subtle differences between the two. This article will explore the nuances of HR and HRM and the similarities between the two. What is HR? HR […]
The Connection between HRM and Employee Satisfaction
A company’s success depends on the happiness and satisfaction of its employees. An organization with engaged employees is more likely to meet its goals and retain its talent. This is why many organizations invest in Human Resource Management (HRM) practices to ensure their employees are satisfied and motivated to perform their best. But what exactly […]
Top Career Opportunities in HR You Should Pick From
The roles and responsibilities of human resource employees have considerably changed in the last few years because organisations have gradually shifted towards a flexible and hybrid working model. Also, with a rise in companies and startups, several new HR roles have been created. This article lists the top career opportunities in HR as per skills […]
Should You Get an HR Certification?
Whether you’re just starting out in the human resources field after completing your degree or you’ve been in the industry for a number of years, your thoughts may turn to HR certification as a means to keep your skills relevant and advance your career. There are a variety of HR certifications available now, however, so […]
What You Should Know About the Gender Pay Gap
Most everyone has heard that women make about 76 to 80 cents for every dollar made by a man in the workforce. This statistic has been the subject of much debate and is often misunderstood. Knowing more about the gender pay gap, why it exists, and how to mitigate it can be helpful for any […]
Should You Re-Evaluate Your Drug Testing Policy?
If your drug testing policy has been in place for a decade or even just a few years, it may be time to re-evaluate. With the changes in marijuana laws, the changes to DOT workplace drug testing rules, and the opioid crisis all having an impact, many companies have radically rewritten their policies on drug […]
Time for HR Spring Cleaning!
Spring is the perfect time to clean up, get organized, and let some fresh air into your HR department. The hectic end/beginning of a new year is in the rear view and most companies have a little bit of downtime that can be used to make sure that everything is ship-shape. If you’re not sure […]
Could Your Company Benefit from Using an HR Checklist?
HR is one of the most often overlooked areas of a business. While everyone has heard that employees are a business’ most valuable asset, it is rarely discussed that HR is imperative to keeping employees compensated, safe, trained, organized, recruited, and ultimately employed. A well managed HR department can make all the difference in employee […]
Top 10 HR Associations to Advance Your Career
HR associations are well respected in the HR field and can provide a level of credibility for HR professionals that opt to join them. HR associations provide certification opportunities, allow members to network and interact with HR leaders from around the world, and offer educational resources and tools. There are a vast number of HR […]
What Do HR and Sustainability Have to Do with One Another?
When you think of a company “going green,” HR probably doesn’t come immediately to mind. HR plays a pivotal role in implementing sustainable practices, though, and sustainable practices affect many HR related matters. The following are a few ways that HR and sustainability are connected that may be helpful to remember when trying to reshape […]