Mental illness is the workplace’s dirty little secret. Employees want to hide it and employers don’t want to hear about it.Read More
How do we develop competencies for lenders? We thought about doing it around loan origination, but that seems too volatile. Plus, we don't want people pushing loans just to meet performance objectives. Any hints on how we can tackle specialized competencies such as this?
— Competencies on Loan, Polokane, South Africa
How do we craft a compelling argument to justify the need to retain employees? Our agency is short of staff, yet the unit is saddled with the responsibility of keeping people and property safe by enforcing traffic rules and regulations. We are concerned about the impact of not having adequate staff and want to convince higher-ups to ensure we have the staff we need.
— Critical Need, project specialist, government, Nigeria
For companies to continuously innovate, they must first redesign how jobs are structured to discover and communicate new ideas.Read More
As more employers use staffing agencies, they should pay attention to the possibility that their organization, and not the staffing agency, could be liable for the conduct of a temporary employee.Read More
What can employers do when they have invested heavily in their employees’ development and then the employees resign some time later?
— Losing Talent and Money, HR service director, staffing, Barbados
While desktop computers are still the go-to platform for job searches, mobile technology isn’t far behind, according to a recent surveyRead More
Use of background information can disproportionately affect people of various racial and ethnic backgrounds, along with gender. This could expose an employer to liability.Read More
Fewer C-suite managers get luxuries like use of corporate jets because of shareholder pressure, rising costs.Read More
The transaction is subject to various conditions, including the expiration of the applicable waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act.Read More