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Employee alignment means different things to different people. To some, it means getting everyone on the same page. To others, it means looking at the bigger picture and understanding everyone’s role within it. Either way, good employee alignment is essential to helping employees stay focused and maximizing profits for your company. Learning to embrace employee alignment is not only a critical factor in the overall success...

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An employee handbook can be a critical tool not only in setting forth the company’s values and culture, but in helping an employer stay out of court. In a recent XpertHR webinar, Littler Mendelson employment attorneys Christopher Cobey and Marissa Dragoo offered the following key tips to ensure your company’s handbook is in shape for 2016: 1. Make Sure Your Handbook Has the Right Policies Even though...

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The first days and weeks on the job for new employees are crucial. They can literally make or break a new employee’s impression of your company and determine whether or not they want to stay. Based on recent data from the ADP® DataCloud, a Big Data platform that allows business leaders and HR professionals to generate actionable insights from the workforce data embedded in their ADP...

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These skills can be applied on an informal basis, as a means of managing workplace conflict at the earliest stage. Following Consensio’s mediation principles, we assume firstly that your involvement is impartial: you are not going to judge who is right or wrong. Secondly, you will encourage the parties to make their own decisions and find their own way forward. Your role as facilitator is to...

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We’re very used to the idea of remote workers. But what about employees with nothing to be ‘remote’ from? The speed of the shift to mobile connectivity and devices is making the traditional office and corporate HQ - with all the associated capital costs and long commuting times - look outdated and inefficient. In the US, for example, there are already estimated to be 100 million mobile...

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Through years of working with forward-thinking companies, I wanted to share what I’ve seen them all have as habits of highly effective employers to drive engaged employees. They have an employee-first mentality– successful companies put employees first, even before customers and shareholders. These companies understand than you can’t control outputs like customer satisfaction and financial success without supporting the inputs – employee’s everyday actions and behaviours...

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Every company rates its employees whether they admit it or not. When a company pays some employees more than others it is rating them. If one employee gets a job assignment or promotion that others wanted but did not get, then these employees have been rated. Manager ratings of performance can be valuable Eliminating manager ratings makes sense for some companies. But companies don’t have to remove manager...

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Well-intentioned efforts to promote HR analytics can backfire. A common mistake is for HR to collect metrics and then, without further analysis, show the numbers to line management. To predict what happens next put yourselves in the manager’s shoes. This is data they didn’t ask for, don’t know how to interpret, and seems more likely to create work than to help them hit their targets. Managers will ignore the metrics...

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Human Resource Management popularly known as HRM is the most important process of every organization which manages to workforce to accomplish their goals. HRM ensures that all the workers, professionals, researchers and all other members possess all the key skills required for the development of their company. The major function of HRM involves the process of recruitment, placements, evolution, compensation and development of all employees of...

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Any small business owner needs to determine whether to hire a new employee or go for an independent contractor. This can be a very crucial decision and therefore one needs to carefully consider the pros and cons of hiring an independent contractor or an employee. Pros of hiring an independent contractor Though one has to pay more per hour or per task but in the long run...

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