• The Top Qualities Of Effective Recruiters

    The Top Qualities Of Effective Recruiters

    Recruiters have the tough job of sourcing high-quality candidates that meet business demands. But the main pet peeve of recruiters has always been their inability to onboard the candidate the hiring manager wanted. In today’s time its really important for hiring managers to know that there’s intense competition in the market for good candidates. We are seeing a candidate driven market for some skill sets and the best candidates always have choices. So if a recruiter is facing challenges closing a candidate they should let the hiring manager early on.   Recruiters usually care more about assessing a candidate’s... Read More

  • How Can HR Prevent Sexual Harassment In The Workplace

    How Can HR Prevent Sexual Harassment In The Workplace

    Sexual harassment is a disagreeable or an unacceptable act which causes a victim to feel like exasperated, embarrassed, and terrified. It arrives in many forms such as verbal, physical, or written. It is considered to be associated with the workplace when it occurs with someone at work, or while attending work-related events. An employer or HR manager should be able to rapidly resolve any concerns related to sexual harassment irrespective of whoever is the culprit or victim. Sometimes the victim of the harassment may not be able to communicate their issues to their supervisor but it does not mean that they are accepting of such behavior. HR... Read More

  • The Pros and Cons of Performance Appraisals

    The Pros and Cons of Performance Appraisals

    There are a number of common appraisal methods to assess employee performance. However, each method has their own pros and cons. To determine which works best for your company, you have to first understand the methods of appraising performance. It is something that should motivate an employee to perform better. Here are some of the finer points in Performance Appraisals and their methods. Comparison MethodsThese are one of the oldest methods used for Performance Appraisals. The Multiperson Comparison method and Forced Distribution methods are two common comparison appraisal techniques. The Multiperson Comparative method compares each... Read More

  • How to Attract and Retain Female Talent

    How to Attract and Retain Female Talent

    The gender divide in the workplace today is still quite wide. Organizations struggle to understand how to source, attract and retain top female talent. It’s clear that recruitment practices need to change. Thankfully, big businesses are highlighting the gender balance issues at the workplace and taking the initiatives are the CEOs themselves. Here are some of the ways your organization can attract and retain female talent: 1. Create a work culture free of sexismCompanies should have documented policies against discrimination and sexual harassment. The work culture must truly embrace equality between men and women. This means... Read More

  • Can HR Help Prevent Active Shooter Incidents?

    Can HR Help Prevent Active Shooter Incidents?

    YES! Unfortunately, many employers only start considering implementing an active shooter policy when tragedy strikes like the recent Las Vegas shooting that killed 59 people. An active shooter situation is just one type of workplace violence your company could face. Most employers are better served by a general policy on workplace violence. Your policy should include these basic 5 key components:Prohibition of actual or threatened violence: It should be clear to all the employees of the company that those who lose their composure and threaten to injure others would be subject to severe discipline, up to and including termination,... Read More

  • Fall Protection Leads OSHA’s Top 10 Most Frequently Cited Violations for 2017

    Fall Protection Leads OSHA’s Top 10 Most Frequently Cited Violations for 2017

    The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recently announced its preliminary 2017 list of the 10 most frequently cited safety and health violations. OSHA announced the list in the 2017 National Safety Council (NSC) Congress and Expo held in Indianapolis. The goal is to inform the public of the standards most commonly cited for violations and allow employers to focus their efforts on those standards to make workplaces safer for employees.OSHA compiles this list every year based on around 32,000 workplace inspections by its staff. While this report covers general industry and construction, 4 of the top ten standards most... Read More