Hello Astronology Readers! Can you believe we are in the 4th quarter of 2015 already? As we begin to close out the year, Astronology will review some critical topics in Human Resources that had a large impact in 2015.
By guest author: Jack McGrath of Digitec Interactive.
Competencies are critical in today’s business world. Being able to quickly determine what your employees know and can do will allow your organization be more responsive and determine skill gaps.
An essential part of a successful performance review is developing meaningful performance goals for employees to achieve in the following year.
Although at the end of 2015 New York State’s minimum wage is scheduled to increase to $9.00 per hour, the recent New York State “fast food” minimum wage has been approved to increase to $9.75 per hour, and eventually reach $15.00 per hour.
The HR staffing ratio – which compares the number of HR staff members to the number of employees they serve – is often used as a benchmark to determine HR”s capabilities and assess the need for outsourcing.
Overtime can carry an organization through treacherous times, or hasten its descent into the red. The difference is a matter of strategy.