Category : Strategic Hr

HR / Strategic Hr - 1 week ago

Sports’ Impact on the American Workplace

It’s probably just as well baseball games don’t usually last until 3:30 in the morning, as a recent 7-hour World Series clash between the Red Sox and the Dodgers did. There is no doubt there were some bleary-eyed Saturday shift workers in Massachuset...

HR / Strategic Hr - 1 week ago

How Does Continuous Performance Management Work

In a previous post, we discussed the results of the State of Continuous Performance Management Survey. The survey results showed significant reductions in some of the negative impacts of only performing annual reviews when companies instead utilized...

HR / Strategic Hr - 1 week ago

Continuous Performance Management vs. Annual Review

Feedback is crucial to employee development, both to reinforce positive behaviors and to address and correct negative behaviors. Additionally, regular feedback is important in helping employees advance in their careers within the organization. Unfort...

HR / Strategic Hr - 3 weeks ago

How to Bring the Best Ideas Forward

You might think the individual leading a company’s innovation program needs to be an “ideas person”—but I disagree. The real skill is in uncovering and advancing ideas from others across the business. allanswart / iStock / Getty Images Plus Great id...

HR / Strategic Hr - 1 month ago

How Much Time Are Employees Wasting on the Internet?

There’s little doubt that the Internet has greatly contributed to workplace efficiency and productivity over the last couple decades. E-mail has made real-time, written communication far easier than ever before, and new technologies have provided the...

HR / Strategic Hr - 1 month ago

The Security Risks Posed by Old Paper Work

There are broad impacts when a major retail business moves to shutter its operations, especially when that business is the size of Circuit City, Borders Books and Music, or Toys “R” Us. In the case of the latter, the rapid closing of the toy giant le...

HR / Strategic Hr - 2 months ago

How to Incorporate Forgiveness in Business

In the HR field, communications training remains a hot topic. Best sellers such as Difficult Conversations and Crucial Conversations enjoy Kindle bookmarks and repeated readings. But a closer look reveals that communication training is simply a banda...

HR / Strategic Hr - 3 months ago

It’s Hurricane Season Already: Are You Ready?

Every year, many employers across the country face the question: “What do we do when a hurricane is upon us?” The real question should be whether the company has a plan in place, communicated to employees, to keep workers and their famili...