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    Employee Data Management a Key to HR Success

    There are many different factors that contribute to the success of a business, but many would argue that none more important than the people who work there. Leading, motivating and developing the workforce, (human resource), therefore is paramount to an effective strategic business plan. The basics of human resources (HR) management include defining the work roles within an organization, recruiting/staffing for those positions, employee compensation and benefits and employee engagement and retention. Essentially, HR professionals are tasked...

    Solutions to Managing Negative Workplace Behaviors

    Managing employees is no easy task. Individuals' personalities clash, conflicts arise, and differences of opinions can all get in the way of productivity. It is up to the company to keep its work environment pleasant and its operations running smoothly. It is beneficial to have established protocols in place to deal with the challenges of managing your workforce.

    Employee Data Management at the Heart of Human Resources

    Employee data, tracking, managing, and reporting is at the heart of the human resources (HR) function.

    Establish. Track. Report. Performance Goal Setting for Remote Employee Success

    As more offices shift to a remote workforce, it can be challenging to ensure employee productivity without a physical presence in the traditional workspace. In most cases, working from home results in increased employee productivity, but if you want to make sure that your team is staying productive and working as a team, consider setting goals that align with the remote mentality.

    Establishing Performance Goals to Garner Success

    Establishing employee performance goals ensures that all employees are operating at an optimum level, both professionally and personally. Before setting individual performance goals, be sure employees are aware of the long-term ‘big picture’ organizational goals first. This way everyone starts on the same page. Make sure that each employee understands how their performance fits into the big picture and what is expected. When setting goals, be specific about what you want to accomplish. Devise a way to measure whether the goal was achieved, be...

    Busting Through Writer’s Block: Giving Employee Feedback Without Losing Your Mind!

    Employee performance appraisals are imperative for many businesses to function smoothly, as they ensure that everyone is communicating and doing their job at an optimal level of performance and efficiency. However, sometimes it is difficult to give employee feedback – wording something incorrectly can cause misunderstanding and may even come across as offensive, even if that was not the intention. If an employee is struggling with their performance, it is important to clearly phrase their need for improvement in a positive light to avoid any...

    Enabling Employee Performance after the Appraisal

    So, you just completed another round of employee appraisals, and one or more employees are not performing as well as you would like them to. The next steps you take are important, and they depend on the reasons why the employee isn’t achieving their goals.
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