Posts in Human Resources
Employee Feedback: Why You Need It & How to Get It

Although you may feel as though you have a handle on your business, you may be in the dark regarding your employees’ satisfaction with the company as a whole, your policies or the way employees are treated. Without having this knowledge, you cannot successfully increase employee morale and loyalty to the company, nor can you fully meet your employees’ needs. There are also several personnel benefits to surveying employees.

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Generation Z in the Workplace

In the next few years, members of Generation Z—those born between 1995 and 2010—will begin entering the workforce. They are remarkably different than their millennial predecessors and their arrival should force businesses to change their marketing strategies and rethink recruitment and retainment techniques. The following article examines the typical characteristics of Generation Z and how they are expected to change the workforce.

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The Importance of Encouraging Workplace Wellness

Every good employer knows that the most important asset to their company is their employees. Every employer wants their employees to reach maximum productivity levels at a proficient rate. Promoting wellness  is one of the most beneficial choices an employer can make to encourage employees to reach their full potential. 

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How Presenteeism Can Affect Your Bottom Line

This year’s flu season is reaching near pandemic levels. The number of patients receiving care for flu-like symptoms shows a trend that is eerily similar to the data from the peak of the 2009 Swine Flu Pandemic. Many are quick to blame this year’s vaccine and call it ineffective. While there is no single factor that causes such an outbreak, there is one critical contributing factor that is often underestimated: presenteeism.

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How to Minimize Employee Job Stress

Stress in the workplace can pose a significant threat to the health of a company's employees and business in general. In fact, studies show that 75 percent of all employees believe that job stress has increased in recent years, and 25 percent of employees consider their jobs to be the most stressful aspect of their lives. Stress resulting from problems at work is at fault for more health problems than any other stressor, including family issues and financial concerns.

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Employer Responsibilities and Employee Rights in Social Media

Social media has capitalized in many ways. We use it in ways of communicating, searching endlessly and recognizing potential opportunities of value. Yet, these platforms present companies with numerous legal predicaments if not properly executed.Employers are strongly advised to invest the time and resources to understand their responsibilities, as well as their employees’ rights. After understanding all areas, employers can then confidently leverage these platforms without triggering a fracas.

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Recruiting: How to Attract and Keep Top Talent

The job market has become increasing competitive over the last few years. Job seekers today are entering the workforce with higher expectations and are transitioning much faster. They have options, and in order to attract top talent, your organization needs to set itself apart from the competition.

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Onboarding: More Than an Orientation

Today’s workplace requires new hires to hit the ground running. But, if you want them to succeed you need to give them the tools, education and information to be productive from the start. By investing in and creating a solid, comprehensive on-boarding program, your organization can reap a number of benefits.

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