Tag: Employee Engagement

Employees: What To Do When Placed On Suspension -Ask #HR Bartender

When an employee is placed on suspension pending investigation, the passing time can seem to take forever. It makes sense for HR to keep employees up-to-date on what’s happening. At least, that’s what this reader wants to know… Hi. l work in housekeeping and was suspended by HR because the […]

Technology Doesn’t Replace People – Friday Distraction

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at Kronos, a leading provider of workforce management and human capital management cloud solutions. Kronos is hosting a free eSymposium for HR and payroll professionals next week. The event is also eligible for professional development credits. Check it out and enjoy […]

Microlearning: 5 Reasons Your Company Should Consider It

There are many different types of learning: social learning, mobile learning, and elearning are just a few. A relatively new type of learning that’s attracting attention is microlearning. Think of it as small learning units or bite sized pieces of content. We use microlearning on a regular basis – we […]

Employee Check-Ins: 6 Essential Components for Success

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at Readex Research, which provides expert online and mail survey services to help businesses understand their internal and external customers. Their services include employee experience surveys. Enjoy the post!) Over the past few months, we’ve talked about the importance of […]

Companies Can Help Employees With Financial Emergencies [infographic] – Friday Distraction

I’ve spent the majority of my career working in industries with large hourly workforces. And much of that hourly workforce was paid minimum wage – or just above it. As a result, when employees had financial emergencies, it impacted their work. Which means it impacted the workplace. You might have […]

Retention: Employees Want to Choose Their Own Career Adventure

It’s no surprise that talent management is a key issue for organizations today. And I’m not talking about just in the United States. Employers all over the world are experiencing challenges finding the best talent. But hiring is only one piece of the puzzle. Once you hire that great candidate, […]

Policies and Procedures Must Grow With Business [infographic] – Friday Distraction

There have been numerous articles about how the annual performance review process is broken. Today’s post is not one of those articles. It is a reminder that, as business professionals, we must change with the times. Meaning we must update policies and procedures to keep current with the change in today’s […]