Archive for the ‘Human Resources’ Category

Tips When You Consider Changing Careers

Changing careers can be one of the very big decisions you could ever make in life. It can determine if you end up more successful or end up defeated. That is why you need to think about it a lot before you make your decision. Here are some of the things you need to consider […]

Factors That Affect Teamwork

Teamwork in any organization is important and essential for it to succeed. For an organization to achieve its goals, it needs to run like a well-oiled machine composed of different parts working together. Teamwork becomes the oil that makes everything keep on running smoothly in any organization or company. But where teamwork is greatly needed, […]

Hiring The Best People

Companies need the best people in order to be successful. But there can be challenges that these same companies may face when looking for the best people in the job market. Hiring them may not be as easy if companies don’t know how. Here are some tips that might help in trying to hire the […]

Create a Motivation Workplace

Sometimes, your employees can be stubborn. They would rather not let themselves be motivated by either their peers or their superiors. But that does not you should give up that easily.Instead of trying to motivate your people, try creating a motivating workplace instead. Check out what your workers find motivating and infuse them in the office. However, do note that different employees have different motivations.Ask your employees what they enjoy in every day. Determine what values and needs ke…

Big U.S Companies Considered Dropping Employee Health Care

Fortune magazine reported that many large companies are examining the possibility of dumping the health care coverage they provide to their employees in exchange for paying penalty fees to the government. This is in reaction to new health care laws that radically changed the subsidies, penalties, and taxes.Such a move would dismantle the employer-based health care system that existed in the United States since World War II, as the new laws would magnify the projected costs of health care. This i…

The Power of Optimism in the Workplace

With a working environment that is competitive and cutthroat, maintaining a positive outlook can be a challenge. Optimism, however, is an essential mindset in order to advance and develop in one’s career.Optimism allows workers to look on the positive aspects of every situation, enabling them to capitalize on each possibility. A positive attitude may also be responsible for success in most aspects of life.So how should we harness the power of optimism? It starts by changing the overall outlook …

Getting Your Office Green-Ready

Just in case you do not know yet, April 22 is Earth Day. To celebrate it, get your workplace become aware of the environment and do its share in saving our planet’s limited resources. However, there is more to environmentalism that just recycling paper or using recycling products. Here are some tips to get your office started.Keep room temperatures right in the middle – Do not turn the air conditioning too cold or the thermostat too warm. Keep the temperature of your workplace at 68 degrees dur…

Transitioning to a Career in Human Resources Management

Although there are colleges and universities that offer courses in Human Resource Management, many HR managers actually started their careers in different industries or in other departments.  They likely joined the human resources team as managers either by luck or because they enjoy working with other people.If you are interested to become part of a human resources department despite coming from a different work background, here are some helpful tips for you to become a part of this wonderful c…

Should Job Ads Include Salary?

Have you noticed that job application advertisements only include the position, its responsibilities, and requirements, but leave out one crucial information: the salary? Many job seekers wonder whether the salary they would get from these jobs would either be below the industry rate or depend on how they negotiate their rates to prospective employers.But others think this should not be the case. Employees should know that the job they are applying for should be within their salary range, while …

Making Your Employees Take You Seriously

In an ideal world, employees look up to their bosses, but we know that is not the case all the time.  You are probably aware about workers talking bad about their bosses when they are not around, so how should managers like you deal with it?  The answers lie within you.  Be a model employee so your employees take you seriously. Here are some steps to make you respectable to your staff members.Be on time, leave on time – Bosses are supposed to lead by example.  They are expected to report to wor…