I have been given the assignment of establishing a strategic plan for staffing to become a "world-class staffing department." The trouble is, lack of data into our past: All historical information compiled from our previous HR manager got tossed during a reorganization. So how do we gain insights into where we have been, so we know which directions to take going forward? Any suggestions?Read More
Thanks in part to the explosion of social media, more employers are capitalizing on the credibility and power of employee word-of-mouth.Read More
The annual Talent Shortage Survey shows that 52 percent of U.S. employers are experiencing difficulty filling key positions within their organizations, up from 14 percent in 2010.Read More
Individuals with special needs (English as a second language, intellectual delays, mental health issues) constitute an ever-increasing proportion of our applicants. Which performance-assessment tools are available to help us screen these individuals in the most objective way?
Experts contend that employers increasingly discriminate against jobless Americans in hiring decisions, and such practices could violate equal opportunity laws.Read More
I am one of two human resources generalists at our 300-employee company, which expects to at least double its headcount in 2011. My boss has instructed me to draw up a plan on how the HR department should be developed to keep pace with the growth. Where do I begin this daunting task?Read More
The NewYork-based job board says it still expects the acquisition to close in the third quarter.Read More