Giving your organization’s leaders the tools to engage employees, help them work efficiently, and improve their skills is essential to building a solid organization. One way to do this is by implementing the SBI Method. The Situation-Behavior-Impact (SBI) Model is simple to use with managers and employees. Using the SBI Model, you capture and clarify […]
While signs indicate economic softening, employers must be active regarding compensation despite how they may be financially impacted in 2023. Companies should consider rising inflation, economic uncertainty, employee expectations, and the tight labor market as they develop their compensation packages and review schedules. Data indicates that many companies are considering larger-than-usual salary increases in 2023: […]
What is underway as one of the most noteworthy changes to retirement savings plans in years, the SECURE Act (Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement Act 2.0), is now law. The SECURE Act 2.0 is one of the most significant changes to retirement savings plans since Congress allowed for the automatic enrollment of employees […]
An employee success system, aka performance technology, is a tool that helps support goals, growth, and productivity, fuels engagement, and creates a sense of well-being for employees. The system should help your company systematically connect, measure, and empower the success of each employee, team, and unit in alignment with the overall goals and objectives of […]
A well-designed performance review process helps management understand employees’ contributions to the company, their growth, areas they excel, and areas for improvement over the next few months.
While some companies have increased hiring coming out of COVID-19, others are looking to slow down hiring in 2023 until the economic forecast improves. A slowdown provides time to update the company’s image, reorganize recruiter reach out, revise hiring processes, benefits documentation, etc. Doing this now helps ensure you’re ready to hit the hiring gas […]
Concerning productive workers, numerous studies over the past two decades confirm that happiness matters when it comes to productivity. While it sounds simple, leaders must recognize that they are central to employees experiencing positive feelings, increased motivation, and engagement. This article references fundamental studies that leaders can draw from to help ensure employee happiness and […]
Employees are paying greater attention this enrollment period to their employer-offered benefits. Inflation and the tight labor market impact how employees view their benefits as they weigh if the benefits are meeting their needs. Today it takes more than a competitive salary to recruit and retain top talent; it takes equity compensation, Fortune 500-caliber benefits, […]
Classifying an employee correctly makes a difference in how you pay them, what taxes are paid by who, and how you deduct worker-related expenses. An employer may pay an independent contractor and an employee for similar work, but there are important legal differences between them. Therefore, employers must accurately determine whether the people providing services […]
Every business faces challenges with various rules, laws, regulations, and general business issues. This questionnaire aims to highlight the key areas of human resources activities that could pose risks to your business if not done or improperly managed. Ask yourself these questions or focus only on one or more of the sections that are of […]
California is joining other states and local jurisdictions such as CO, WA, New York City, and NY State pending legislation requiring job postings to include pay scale information. In CA, job postings are not the only place pay scale information will need to be more transparent. Current employees will also have transparency into pay for […]
In the U.S., six in ten adults have at least one health condition or disease that requires ongoing medical care and management. Chronic illnesses can present challenges for employees and their employers. Heart disease, cancer, chronic lung disease, and other conditions prevent employees from working to their full potential due to fatigue, medical appointments, and […]
This article originally appeared in Forbes on Sept. 21, 2022 A company may sometimes connect with a social media career site to list opportunities for candidates that fit their profile of what they need. While this may seem smooth and painless, some sites are not up to date with the company’s available career opportunities and […]
Many companies are experiencing the labor shortage twofold- filling their open positions and a daycare worker shortage impacting their employees. Responsibilities such as caregiving affect employees when daycare workers are in short supply as daycare centers close due to daily staffing shortages or permanently close altogether. It is estimated that 1 in 5 full-time employees […]
HR managers who are willing to foster a culture of open communication on a regular basis may be able to eliminate any surprises or uncomfortable conversations prior to performance evaluation submission dates.
Quiet firing and quiet quitting are the latest hot topics on social media and news sources, with both being popular topics of daily conversations among American workers.