The Human Resources department lies at the heart of any organization. And if it doesn’t, it should. Today’s HR pros are responsible for a multitude of key functions beyond hiring and firing: strategic planning; payroll, pension and benefits administration; employee communications; training and development; and so much more. HR should be the hub of the business, the oil that keeps … Read More
Fact Or Fiction? When It Comes To Resumes, Don’t Believe Everything You Read
There’s an old adage which says “Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice, shame on me.” When it comes to resume fraud, applicants have been fooling hiring managers for years. Knowing this, any HR professional who still relies primarily on sifting through a stack of resumes as the first-level sort should be feeling some shame. The statistics are shocking; studies … Read More
Searching for a new job? What Glassdoor.com really tells you about a company
The internet has opened up a whole new world for job searchers. Not only can anyone search, find and apply for a job online, they can also research companies that are hiring. Location, lines of business, size of the company – even names and photos of key employees are all readily available online, but today’s job searcher wants more. The … Read More
Life-changing events are just that: life-changing. To the core.
Note: This post originally appeared on MaestroQuality.com Reintegrating back into work isn’t easy after a long-term absence or critical illness, for anyone – the returning employee, their co-workers, or the manager. Life goes on, or so they say, while the person is away. Work carries on, challenges are met, goals change, and the team sort of ‘re-forms’, either figuring out … Read More