If your temp is struggling, you should not necessarily assume that it is their fault. Sometimes the blame can be placed on your business’ own internal practices. To determine where the problem lies, ask yourself the following questions. Are your company’s processes straightforward or are they hard for an outsider to understand? Solution: Review these processes […]
Do mobile devices boost or inhibit employee productivity? Our class discussion will address this issue on March 21st.
On Wednesday, March 7, my Manhattan College students will be discussing the topic of E-learning, an important issue in the world of training and HR management. Specifically, we’ll be asking the following questions: How effective is E-learning? And how much do virtual learning platforms actually accelerate the training process and increase employee productivity? Measuring the […]
Poor attendance and sick leave abuse can be expensive problems and in many offices, they can be the thorniest and most difficult to eradicate. If you have a long standing attendance problem, take action now and reduce this burden on your revenue. And if you suspect your attendance is beginning to slide, it’s a good […]
The holidays are almost here, and at this time of year, managers, directors, and company owners start thinking of ways to show their hard working employees how much they’re appreciated, not just as workers but as people. During flush years, this is the time to throw lavish parties if you run the office or own […]
Under ideal circumstances, new employees would always begin work during a week or month when training resources and warm welcomes were readily available. New employees who arrive for work on the first day should have plenty to do and plenty of oversight. When they run into trouble, they should have someone to turn to for […]
Here are few common remarks made by hiring managers as they sort through applications: “This candidate has a PhD in ecosystems management. Why on earth does she want to work for our tiny local parks department?” “She has a PhD in applied physics. I think she’s way overqualified to teach remedial math to third graders.” […]