How and where you store HR data is more important than you might think. It impacts the efficiency of your HR function and the effectiveness of your employee management activities.
In an area as broad as HR, it’s easy to get pulled in several different directions. When running a busy HR department, you need to meet the expectations of employees and senior leaders, while also making sure you satisfy compliance requirements for hiring and employee management.
Performance reviews can take many forms, from informal weekly check-ins to quarterly or semi-annual discussions. No matter the method you use to conduct employee performance reviews, quality feedback is essential and asking the right questions will help managers and employees make the most of their performance reviews.
Preparing your workforce to meet the challenges of tomorrow requires a robust talent development strategy. When your strategy comprises an optimal mix of training, coaching, and other developmental opportunities, employees receive the skills and knowledge they need to adapt to the changing workplace. As you measure your progress and refine your talent and development program, your organization and employees can reach their goals for skill-building and growth.
When you have a highly engaged workforce, your organization is in a better position to achieve its goals. However, reaching the optimal level of engagement among employees isn’t easy. There are many different drivers of engagement, and not all employees are engaged by the same experiences at work.
As an HR leader, you’re responsible for delivering programs that improve the employee experience and help the organization accomplish its goals. Achieving success in those areas requires meeting the expectations of employees and senior leaders alike.
Payroll duties require careful strategy, teamwork, and execution. You have to deal with numbers and budgets and timesheets and government forms—this isn’t anything you want to screw up. As exciting as pay day is, it takes a lot of work to get there. As a payroll manager or accountant, you make it happen.
Whether you’ve been in Human Resources for 25 years or you’re just starting out your career, the HR field places high value on membership in associations. You’ll find them at the international level to regional levels. Why should you join a Human Resources association?
Following payroll best practices includes having a payroll process and putting together a payroll audit procedure to ensure that process is performing as it should.
You have to check (and recheck) that you cross your t’s and dot your i’s. Before we go through the steps of how to conduct a payroll audit, let’s talk about why you should do it in the first place.
How do you help employees reach their greatest potential? How do you set performance expectations and help those you know could be performing so much better than they actually are? Can you identify gaps in training or communication among roles and hierarchies?
You may conduct annual performance reviews with your employees or have some type of time-based evaluation system at your company.
What protocol or performance improvement templates do you have in place to actually do something about struggling employees