By guest author: Alan Price is Peninsula’s Group Operations Director and CEO of BrightHR, the most popular HR software and support service for SMEs in the UK.
By guest author: Tara Thompson – Tara is a contributing writer for Markitors, a Digital Marketing Company. In her free time, she enjoys reading as well as crocheting.
The design and implementation of variable compensation programs continue to grow throughout 2019 and it appears that this trend will continue into 2020.
Around the middle of the calendar year, we here at Astronology® like to reflect on 2019’s changes that federal and state governments may have already made, or intend to make, that impact Human Resources.
A critical role of the compensation function of Human Resources is verifying the current salary program’s market competitiveness. Years ago, instead of purchasing published data, organizations would have dedicated staff contact competitors or other organizations deemed to be part of the market database, in order to obtain current & projected salary information such as average pay, range minimums & maximums, and planned salary adjustments.
By guest author: pmphrblog for Portnoy, Messinger, Pearl & Associates, Inc. Tri-State area human resources and labor relations consulting firm.
In the wake of the #MeToo movement, you might be under the impression that sexual harassment claims are the primary area of concern for the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the agency responsible for enforcing federal employee protection laws.
Today is Astron’s 20th anniversary! We wanted to share our gratitude for all the support we’ve received from our clients and Astronology® readers over the years.
Teamwork is unavoidable. While many people enjoy the collective experience of accomplishing goals as a team, there are many who find this facet of work challenging.
As the dust settles surrounding last week’s midterm elections, Human Resource professionals naturally ask, “How does any of this affect HR?” In this Astronology® we discuss some changes to anticipate in the coming months.
Every night on the news, it seems like more stories of workplace harassment are coming to light. According to a Harris Poll released in November 2017, although 64% of American women say they felt more comfortable today speaking out and challenging abusers, only 20% of women said they believe their companies would listen and be supportive if they were to speak out against their abusers.