• 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

  • Skills HR Managers Will Need Now

    Skills HR Managers Will Need Now

    Recently, human resource managers had very few roles to play other than recruiting workers and offering them basic support to be able to work for them. Now in the current competitive world, the scramble to get top talent has HR managers looking for employee engagement, development, and retention. HR managers are hard at work to redesign processes helping to recreate an employee’s experience in the office. Here are the skills that apply: Understanding the Employee Journey: It is less costly to maintain customers than actually acquire new ones. Similarly, from that marketing perspective HR leaders should look into the entire journey of... Read More

  • 5 HR Processes Heading for Automation

    5 HR Processes Heading for Automation

    HR functions today are getting bogged down by tasks that could be handled quickly and efficiently by automation. On average, HR managers can spend a whopping two days a week on unnecessary paperwork!Companies are constantly working toward redesigning and simplifying almost all processes from recruitment, onboarding and rewards using automation. HR professionals have the option of automating repetitive and manual tasks that help improve efficiency and workflow.Here are some HR processes that can be automated :Employee RecruitmentIn HR, there are many time intensive manual tasks involved, such as creating and posting job adverts on... Read More

  • The Role of AI in HR

    The Role of AI in HR

    AI is a machine’s ability to mimic human capabilities such as learning, problem-solving, and perception. For HR, this is the application of artificial intelligence to the function in order to streamline or automate some part of the workflow. A recent survey found that 38% of enterprises are already using AI in their workplace with 62% expecting to use it by 2018. Though they can never quite replace the human element in human resource management, AI machines are gradually developing the right intelligence to do some functions of HR properly. These are:Candidate ScreeningAn intelligent AI screening software can go through a vast number of... Read More