Even with numerous campaigns on more inclusivity towards women in the workplace, not many employers have the same opinion about maternity paid leave in the workplace. The general opinion fostered by most managers is that a paid leave extending to over 2 to 3 months is a waste of resources that can be utilized somewhere else. […]
Offering employees equity shares in the organization is one of the best methods for fostering loyalty and attracting new talent. Not only is it a growing benefit offered by the organizations, but it is one that has attracted a lot of loyalty from employees.
Here we look at the pros and cons of offering equity to employees, and whether organizations can continue with this practice in the foreseeable future. […]
While issues such as cash flow exhaustion and competition with the market are well documented, there isn’t much discussion on the impact of the challenges faced by the HR department. The HR department is host to numerous challenges, and the future seems to host many more challenges for them as well.
Here we take a look at some of the many challenges that are facing the HR department, and try to define these challenges for interpretation: […]
Businesses are always on a quest to make the work life for their employees easier. In this day and age it is extremely easy for employees to get burdened with the monotonous routine at their workplace, which is why they can start contemplating about making the shift to another company. […]
An organization focused on overall improvement and on achieving efficiency in its true form would never want to waste time on useless litigation processes that take the fuel out of their engine. Instead, they would do all that is possible to avoid litigation and conflict. […]
Smaller businesses and entrepreneurs with budding startups usually struggle with day to day operations of running their company. The idea of offering an excellent benefits package and voluntary benefits isn’t a priority since their goal is to hit growth milestones instead. Running a small business usually involves cutting costs here and there to make do with limited capital – additional incentives such as voluntary benefits sound too expensive on paper… until you sit down with a benefits consultant to learn […]
Employees really appreciate when their current organization recognizes their potential and invests in their growth and potential maximization. One part of this is done through employee development and enhancing the skill set that employees possess. […]
Remote employment and remote employees have certainly been under the microscope recently. While employees have always enjoyed the idea of working remotely, the support of the management has meant that the notion is considered more acceptable in the modern workplace. […]
Employee under performance has become a growing problem in today’s business world, and organizations are looking for suitable alternatives or solutions to the issue. Managers often delegate work to subordinates who aren’t ready to handle the work and let their unproductiveness get the best of them. […]
Small entrepreneurs struggling to keep their overhead costs low will tell you just how important productivity levels really are. A well motivated employee with high productivity levels is good for business. Here’s a worrying statistic, less than 35 percent of employees in the US feel engaged with their jobs, the remaining are hampered with boredom don’t much care about their role. This can cost companies in the US a total of over $600 billion every year! […]