Saturday, May 27, 2017

HR Strategies for Dealing with Workplace Stress

Employers and HR departments need to recognize the signs of stress and find ways to deal with employee stress and anxiety effectively.

HR Strategies for Dealing with Workplace Stress

Friday, May 26, 2017

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Flexibility and Burnout

Flexibilty can improve job satisfaction and cut levels of stress and burnout.

Flexibility and Burnout

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

4 Tips for Throwing the Perfect Office Party

Office parties can be a great way to boost engagement and build a bond between your employees. However, they can be a total HR nightmare if they're not handled properly.

4 Tips for Throwing the Perfect Office Party

Friday, May 19, 2017

USA - Weighing the Benefits of Prepaid Legal Services

If you've been proposed a prepaid legal plan or legal protection plan, you might be wondering what their benefits are.

Weighing the Benefits of Prepaid Legal Services

UK - Unemployment At 4.6%

The unemployment rate stands at 4.6% - down 0.5% over the year.

UK Employment Statistics

Australia - Unemployment At 5.7%

Seasonally adjusted, unemployment fell by 0.2% to 5.7% and the number of people in employment rose by 37,400 to 12,099,300.

Australian Employment Statistics

Why 2017 is the Year of Video Marketing

Have you noticed that Facebook has become flooded with videos recently? Videos of funny stories, sad stories, videos that are showcasing a business; they are all on there. It is not just Facebook either; we are seeing this happen across LinkedIn, Twitter and other social media platforms. It is estimated that 80% of all internet traffic by 2019 will be video.

Why 2017 is the Year of Video Marketing

Friday, May 12, 2017

UK - The Importance of Team Building in HR Management

Team building can play a huge part in strengthening a corporate culture and a great tool in achieving an efficient organisation.

The Importance of Team Building in HR Management

USA - The Role of HR in Creating a Safe and Healthy Workplace

While the priority should be about protecting the health and wellbeing of employers, it can also reflect positively on the firm's balance sheet too

The Role of HR in Creating a Safe and Healthy Workplace

Thursday, May 11, 2017

UK - 5 HR Mistakes to Avoid When Dismissing Staff

Sometimes, when all other avenues have failed, it is necessary to say goodbye to underperforming employees in order to optimise business efficiency.

5 HR Mistakes to Avoid When Dismissing Staff

7 Technologies That Will Transform Human Resources in 2017

Technology is set to completely transform the way we approach Human Resources and recruitment.

7 Technologies That Will Transform Human Resources in 2017

Saturday, May 06, 2017

US Unemployment At 4.4%

Nonfarm payroll employment rose by 211,000 in April, and the unemployment rate fell to 4.4 percent. (News Release)

US Unemployment At 4.4%

Canadian Unemployment Rate At 6.5%

Statistics Canada reported that employment was little changed in April, and the unemployment rate
fell by 0.2% to 6.5%. This is the lowest rate since October 2008.

Canadian Unemployment Rate At 6.5%

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

The Grey Economy: The HR Benefits Of Hiring Older Workers

Many employers are still reluctant to hire people in their sixties, despite the fact that older workers can confer a wide array of benefits to a given workforce.

The Grey Economy: The HR Benefits Of Hiring Older Workers

USA - Payroll Advice for Small Businesses

Payroll management is not straightforward, and if you are a small business without any payroll experts, it can be a minefield trying to work through all of the legalities and setting up systems and processes.

Payroll Advice for Small Businesses

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

USA - Telling the Truth on Your Resume

Those that are not completely honest are being refused jobs, and those already in a job will lose the job and any related unemployment benefits.

Telling the Truth on Your Resume

Thursday, April 06, 2017

USA - 3 Human Resource Trends to Watch for in 2017

HR is constantly evolving and the changes are much deeper than when the personnel department was renamed Human Resources. This evolution isn't just driven by changing laws and business practices. Technology, financial pressures, and shifting business practices are dramatically altering the job of HR personnel.

Let's look at three HR trends to watch for in 2017 and beyond.

3 Human Resource Trends to Watch for in 2017

Monday, April 03, 2017

USA - What Should You Do If You Cannot Pay Your 941 Payment to the IRS?

It is extremely important that you do everything you can physically do to ensure your organization's 941 tax deposits and filings are updated and current.

What Should You Do If You Cannot Pay Your 941 Payment to the IRS?

Friday, March 17, 2017

Tech Companies All-Costs Model is Destroying Human Resources Management

As a human resources manager, it is your job to take every allegation seriously and work to resolve each issue, regardless of the culture at your company.

Tech Companies All-Costs Model is Destroying Human Resources Management

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Australia - The Wonders of Using Cloud-based Payroll Software

Contrary to what others might think, cloud systems can actually offer enhanced data security compared to traditional payroll systems.

The Wonders of Using Cloud-based Payroll Software

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

A question that HR workers often debate is, who is responsible for the protection of data?

The increasing risk of cyber attacks on businesses

Tuesday, February 07, 2017

USA - How to be a better Nurse Leader

The healthcare industry is expanding at a stunning rate; it is one of the top 3 fastest growing industries in the country today. Naturally, hospitals and medical practices are in need of skilled nursing professionals to fill mid- to top-level positions.

How to Be a Better Nurse Leader

Friday, February 03, 2017

Giving every employee a voice: why CEOs should jump off the pedestal

Open-minded HR departments can reap the rewards of building an engaged workforce and unlock the benefits this creates for the business as a whole.

Giving every employee a voice: why CEOs should jump off the pedestal

Friday, January 20, 2017

Tips for HR Professionals Managing Cross Border Teams

It is becoming increasingly commonplace for businesses of all sizes to operate across international borders.

Tips for HR Professionals Managing Cross Border Teams

USA - What Trump's Presidency Means for the Future of Human Resources

There is no denying that the recent change of guards in American politics is set to have far reaching implications when it comes to labor and human resource management.

What Trump's Presidency Means for the Future of Human Resources

Do You Have What It Takes to Work in Human Resources?

In this article, we're going to discuss some of the appropriate skills and aptitudes of a good HR manager.

Do You Have What It Takes to Work in Human Resources?

USA - Helping Employees with Health Insurance

A lot of studies have confirmed that job (and life) security can help boost employees' productivity levels to new heights.

Helping Employees with Health Insurance

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Australia - Obesity in the workplace

Being overweight has consequences in the workplace. There are associated occupational safety, health, and business risks leading to more and more disputes between employers and employees.

Obesity in the workplace

Australia - Would-be Entrepreneurs

Baby Boomers and Gen Y are leading a movement to abandon the corporate rat race and create start-ups allowing them to become their own boss.

Would-be Entrepreneurs

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Australia - Skills Crisis in Health and Medical Research

Job insecurity among workers in the Health and Medical Research sector is leading to an impending skills crisis, according to the Australian Society for Medical Research (ASMR).

Skills Crisis in Health and Medical Research

The Pros of Working Flex Hours

Flex hours are nothing new, but they are certainly catching on in popularity as more and more companies and employees start to understand the benefits it offers.

The Pros of Working Flex Hours

Monday, January 09, 2017

Uncertainty surrounding the UK hotel industry: the actions hoteliers should take

What does the future hold for the UK’s hotel industry?

Uncertainty surrounding the UK hotel industry: the actions hoteliers should take


Why it's important to get diversity right

Creating a diverse workplace isn’t just about adhering to the laws regarding discrimination, but going the extra mile in creating an environment where people from any ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, race, or political belief can feel safe and valued.

Why it's important to get diversity right

Wednesday, January 04, 2017

On-the-job training: the key to meeting client needs

The training of young lawyers is still wedded to 20th or even 19th century thinking: they are taught how to look for and identify problems, not how to solve them.

On-the-job training: the key to meeting client needs