Commentary: You hear them all the time: ‘Work/life balance is HR’s responsibility.’ ‘Our company wants only “A” players.’ And other falsehoods. HR has spawned narratives that make the function seem like a cross between Mother Teresa and Stuart Smalley.
Without the extension, employees laid off after February 28 would have been ineligible for the subsidy.
What is the typical ratio of administrative support to other employees in a large (3,000-employee) health care organization?
Demand for a new scholarship program at WorldatWork has exceeded expectations and SHRM has seen a similar spike in interest for its educational and certificate offerings.
Companies that understand supplier diversity see it not as an expense to be trimmed in a slow economy, but as an investment in the future, a way to find new clients and an integral part of their business strategy.
Just being a minority business owner isn’t enough to win deals. Even at companies thoroughly committed to diversity, suppliers must show they add value to the bottom line.
I’ve heard a lot about finding the right “organizational fit” when hiring new employees. My question is a little different. Specifically, how do we develop good interview questions/hiring criteria to ensure a good match as we search for a prospective new HR director?
The measure has stalled since its March introduction. Even when the Democratic Senate caucus numbered 60, EFCA supporters couldn’t bring enough moderate Democrats on board to overcome a filibuster.
The second decade of HRO begins with a much more balanced perspective of outsourcing and a clearer understanding of its strengths and limitations. But if the promises of outsourcing are to be achieved, there are a few important considerations that should guide its use. Successful outsourcing begins with internal processes, including HR transformation, pragmatic scoping of the HR outsourcing project, gap analysis and change management.
The appointments come after last week’s resignation of Anastasia Kelly, AIG’s general counsel and vice chairman for legal, human resources and corporate affairs. Kelly left in connection with federal salary caps imposed on executives that took government bailout funds.