Our oil-exploration company is struggling to understand staffing ratios. How can we know the best ratio of support to operations staff?Read More
When counseling poor performers, what steps could we take to persuade them to adopt new ways of doing things that will improve their on-the-job performance?
How can our public-sector organization help its non-HR managers improve their hiring skills? They are often asked to handle personnel-related issues, such as determining whether candidates have the competencies necessary to perform the job. However, most have little (if any) formal training on how to do this. And our organization does not have a centralized approach or expertise in delivering this type of training.
Reacting to the guidance, one expert said it means that ‘employers will be able to continue to impose their own requirements.’Read More
We are seeking a way to evaluate individual managers for effectiveness at our company of fewer than 200 employees. Generally, 360 reviews are not recommended for companies of our size. What other tools could we use?
—Doing a 360, human resources manager, finance/insurance/real estate, Chestnut Hill, MassachusettsRead More