Around the middle of the calendar year, we here at Astronology® like to reflect on the current and soon to be implemented changes from federal and state governments that impact Human Resources.
Virtual events have skyrocketed in popularity over the past year, due to the restrictions placed on in-person gatherings. Many organizations pivoted their regular meetings and events to virtual platforms, and we can attribute these changes to the availability of interactive virtual event platforms that provide technology to make virtual activities possible.
In January 2021, legislators introduced the “Raise the Wage Act of 2021” bill. Its objective is to increase the federal minimum wage from $7.25 an hour to $15 an hour by 2025.
For most people, navigating through the world of sales compensation can seem overwhelming. There are nuances to developing a competitive sales compensation plan.
The phrase “lifelong learning” has become so commonplace it’s nearly a cliche, but this popularity is for good reason. Lifelong learning enables professionals in all industries to improve their skills, learn new perspectives, and become more valuable and effective team members.
Like many elements in Human Resources, practices in performance management are evolving. Technology advancement has led to the automation of certain functions, which allows for more organizational focus on growth.
It is an exciting time for Human Resources. Data analytics and artificial intelligence (AI) are evolving HR in order to amplify organizational growth.
One topic that has garnered a lot of awareness in Human Resources is employee well-being. For several years, Deloitte’s annual Global Human Capital Trends survey has acknowledged a growing concern surrounding employee well-being and how well-being affects employers.