Employee Retention: How to Get and Keep the Best Employees

Ever wonder why some employees stay at companies forever and others leave often? Ever hear that a certain organization “treats their employees well” or “treats their employees poorly?” Organizations and companies are taking an extra look at the importance of employee retention. Employee retention is the act of an organization actively attempting to maintain its… Continue reading Employee Retention: How to Get and Keep the Best Employees

Compliance and the Power of Information: Why a Good Record Keeping System Matters

An effective record keeping system is essential to running a successful business. In fact, it’s almost impossible for a business to function without one. When it’s done right, record keeping can be one of the most valuable management tools your company has. Record keeping is especially important for managing employee information. As such it’s a… Continue reading Compliance and the Power of Information: Why a Good Record Keeping System Matters

The HR Tools Umbrella: An Overview of Human Resources Management Systems

If you work in human resources, you know all too well how many balls you have to keep in the air. It kind of comes with the territory, right? After all, you’re dealing with people. You’re dealing with their changing needs, their frustrations, and their constant parade of conflicts.  So it’s no wonder you’ve got a hundred… Continue reading The HR Tools Umbrella: An Overview of Human Resources Management Systems

The Value of Employee Engagement Activities

Employee engagement activities come in many different forms. Some are organized events, while others involve everyday work practices. The organized events include things like staff outings, team parties, and employee engagement games. The second group applies more to general workplace conditions than to specific one-off events. We’ll dig deeper into these practices a bit later… Continue reading The Value of Employee Engagement Activities

Four Common Problems an Attendance Tracker Can Solve

Whether you manage a physical or a virtual team, an attendance tracker can be one of the most valuable tools in your arsenal.  There was a time when attendance management was simple. Employees all came to the same office and punched into the same easy-to-manage time clock. And except on the rare occasion, they worked… Continue reading Four Common Problems an Attendance Tracker Can Solve

Benefits of Technology in the Workplace for Businesses

Advantages of Technology Today, technology in the workplace can collaborate with software that amplifies the work of a human employee. With the invention of the computer following the discovery of radio frequencies, automated programmed computers can mimic any repetitive process that a human worker does and can take over entirely. This, ultimately, increases productivity, betters communication and… Continue reading Benefits of Technology in the Workplace for Businesses

Super-Manager: Mediating Team Conflict

Team Conflict Team conflict in a workplace is inevitable and is an everyday occurrence for managers to resolve. When employees have such close interaction with the same other employees every day, conflict becomes a part of the routine. As a manager, the main focus is to increase productivity. Productivity is hindered with team conflict. Deadlines… Continue reading Super-Manager: Mediating Team Conflict

Toxic Non-Management: Bad Bosses

Bad Bosses and Bad Managers Not much can be worse for workplace culture than employees walking into a workplace and being slapped in the face by negative energy from bad bosses. Bad bosses can make or break the workplace culture—employees can feel unappreciated and, ultimately, unmotivated to work. Unwanted criticism to a job can make… Continue reading Toxic Non-Management: Bad Bosses

Using a Salary Paycheck Calculator to Help Solve the Payroll Equation

Payroll management is an area that no company can afford to take lightly. In fact, payroll management can be one of the most challenging parts of running a business. These difficulties arise from a number of sources.  First, payroll is often tedious and time-consuming. Second, it’s an area where it’s easy to make costly mistakes.… Continue reading Using a Salary Paycheck Calculator to Help Solve the Payroll Equation

A Guide To Human Resource Problems and Solutions

The role that a company’s human resources personnel plays is more important than most people think. Not only does human resource handle payroll and leave requests, but they also preserve company culture and oversee the employee’s entire lifecycle. In short, human resource acts as a company’s moral compass in addition to keeping employees well-trained, happy, and… Continue reading A Guide To Human Resource Problems and Solutions