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Onboarding and Employee Turnover

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According to one source, the top issue for business during the next decade will be attracting and keeping the best workers. It is an ongoing problem for companies to find the right people. The issue becomes even more significant when you consider the results of a new survey, which shows that one-fourth of all new Read more »

Benefits of Phased Retirements to Both Companies and Workers

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As our workforce ages and there become less younger workers available to take the baby boomers’ place, some companies are looking to implement what is known as “phased retirement.” Phased retirement is when employees work part time at a company instead of retiring completely. This allows a company to retain their skills, knowledge and expertise Read more »

Attracting New Grads to Your Company

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More than 75,000 people applied to work at Google in just one week back in February 2011 (according to AOL.com) many of them new or soon-to-be-new college graduates (Google even has a “student site” for new grads to learn more about career opportunities at the company). But you’re no Google. You’re no Nike or Accenture, Read more »

Does Diversity Training Work?

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For a long time, diversity training, normally the bailiwick of the human resources department, has been a staple of corporate education programs. The intention of such programs is to prevent lawsuits and also to create an atmosphere at a company where all of the employees are valued and respected regardless of their background. The idea Read more »

Helping with the Transition to Retirement

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Recent surveys show that retirement planning issues have become increasingly important to employees, and that companies are doing more to help their employees plan for retirement. Some businesses are even rethinking the types of retirement plans they offer, and also making financial counseling available to employees. The increased concern about retirement comes on the heels Read more »

Employee Assistance Programs

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Employee Assistance Programs, or EAPs, are evolving, and they are doing a lot more than they have in the past, something that human resources staff should be aware of. As companies look for economical and effective ways to help employees stay happy and productive, EAPs now are providing a lot of new and different services, Read more »

When to Hire an HR Manager

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How big does a company have to be before it hires a full-time human resource manager? According to Beth Sussman of Dovetail Human Resources, there really is no special number of workers that a company should have before hiring a full-time human resources manager. Instead, she says, what you need to look at are the Read more »

Dealing with Difficult People

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Working in human resources – or in any other of your company’s departments – sooner or later, you are going to have to work with someone – or a group of people – whom you really don’t like. It may be someone who thinks that the world revolves around him and his brilliant mind, someone who Read more »

You Can’t Do it All

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In today’s nonstop world of human resource management, you are bombarded with information, e-mail, text messages, voicemail and social media. Many approaches to time management claim to show how you can accomplish all of the things you need to. But business strategist Peter Bregman says the idea that you can do it all is just Read more »

Human Resources: Winning Hearts and Minds

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Despite the importance of human resources to businesses in handling the critical functions of recruitment, retention and developing the workforce, many of those in other departments look at HR with less than friendly feelings. Many managers perceive their company’s human resources department to be inefficient and more of a drag on progress rather than a Read more »

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