HR Administration

Why You Need Workforce Planning

Workforce planning is a systematic, fully integrated organizational process that involves proactively planning ahead to avoid talent surpluses or shortages.

Workforce planning lets HR manage talent shortages and surpluses. By understanding business cycles and tending to “talent pipelines” and current talent inventories, HR can act, instead of just react.

The New Thinking in Performance Appraisals

Instead of measuring employees' performance, organizations will achieve more results by finding ways to fine-tune and improve their systems.

Annual performance appraisals are falling out of favor with HR professionals. Instead, companies are turning to a process of ongoing assessment and feedback.

Optimas: Ten Award Winning Ideas for 1998

From Texas Instruments, Remedy Corp., Trident Precision Manufacturing Inc., Royal Dutch/Shell Group, The Pillsbury Company, Office of Personnel Management-U.S. Federal Government, New York Metropolitan Transit Authority, City of Phoenix, Owens-Corning and Polaroid Corp.

Optimas: Ten Award Winning Ideas for 1998

These winners are reminders of the importance of HR, the need for HR.

From Texas Instruments, Remedy Corp., Trident Precision Manufacturing Inc., Royal Dutch/Shell Group, The Pillsbury Company, Office of Personnel Management-U.S. Federal Government, New York Metropolitan Transit Authority, City of Phoenix, Owens-Corning and Polaroid Corp.