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.
Major competencies for which employers look, along with some of the behaviors associated with each.
Includes duties, requirements, and expectations.
Annual performance appraisals are falling out of favor with HR professionals. Instead, companies are turning to a process of ongoing assessment and feedback.
A short form for appraising aptitude, learning ability, work quality, and more.
A “pop quiz” on the bounds of religious expression in professional settings.
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.
Labor strikes are on the decline, but HR in union environments should still make contingent plans. Don’t wait for the contract to expire; start months in advance.
It’s not enough to skim over the Family and Medical Leave Act anymore. Unless employers maintain a careful balance between the letter of the law and its many implications, they leave the door wide open to misunderstandings-and abuse.
Here are a few terms associated with HR in Russia.