Here’s what you need to know about Human Resources lately. This article recaps recent HR news including trends on the rise and legislation you need to know.
What’s been happening in Human Resources this month? New research shows trends in the workplace—while the DOL keeps trucking along with its proposed overtime rules.
Raise your hand if you enjoy managing the annual employee review process. (Cue crickets).
Nobody enjoys annual reviews. Employees find them bothersome at best or nerve-wracking and nausea-inducing at worst, depending on the culture of the company. Managers find them time-consuming and ineffective, but they continue to go through the motions because it’s a box that has to be checked.
The process of finding the right employees for your organization is never a particularly easy one. Just finding someone who can perform the job tasks alone is challenging enough, but there are other factors to consider beyond ability. In the last few years, employers in all industries have faced some common challenges in the hunt for the best talent. Here are a few trends affecting the staffing process currently:
The buzzword in benefits and compensation training these days is Total Rewards. In the competition for talent, it’s not enough to offer a high salary—you have to have the entire package. In fact, more and more Millennials and Generation Z value perks other than base salary. Fortunately, some of these perks can be simple and affordable even for small businesses.
Much ink has already been spilled about what we’re supposed to anticipate in HR departments for the year, and we’re starting to see some common threads. Here’s what you can expect to see happening in workplaces in 2016:
- Boomers are retiring, meaning more Gen X-ers and millennials will be promoted through the ranks to management and leadership positions. This is shifting the culture of companies, as is…