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The Importance of HR Audit

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 Mukul Kumar Sharma (January 30, 2012)  An HR audit is indispensable for any organisation because of the variety of areas that it covers or takes care of. This includes recruitment and choosing procedure of prospective employees, their training, handling if matters related to communication as well as safety etc. So, in short, the HR audit is that instrument that lets us judge how effective the HR department of any company is. . (Human Resources)

How to Provide Impressive Placement Services?

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 Mukul Kumar Sharma (January 30, 2012)  Providing placement services that are good enough to satisfy the clients’ needs is no easy job. There are always a number of people who are interested in jobs and therefore, the trick is to choose the ones that are most suitable, given the needs and requirements of the clients. Usually this procedure includes a number of steps, involving the short listing of qualified aspirants .. (Human Resources)

Why hire Outsourced HR Services?

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 Mukul Kumar Sharma (January 30, 2012)  HR services are an integral part of any company or organisation as no organisation can function without it. It is the responsibility of the HR department to first choose, hire and then organise the staff of the company. They also decide what the payroll of each employee of the company should be and deliver that payment. So, just like a company cannot run without the employees who handle . (Human Resources)

What is Workforce Planning and its best practices

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 Sara Olman (January 25, 2012)  In an era of globalization, where the business landscape is constantly evolving, keeping a competitive edge means being prepared for changing business conditions. For a growing number of companies, workforce planning is a popular means to address changes in a fluid marketplace. With a well-trained and skilled workforce, businesses can quickly adapt and expand into new markets with the .. (Human Resources)

Always Know How To Find Good Headhunters In Your City

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 Brad Roberts (January 19, 2012)  What exactly is a headhunter? A headhunter can be a part of the employment process for executive positions. Unlike how a majority of people look for work the executive works with a specialist that finds executive positions. The executive recruiter comes from two different areas of the industry. In a single case they are effective for any big company and can help to make them their .. (Human Resources)

In Need of an Office Fit-Out in London?

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 Joel Tarplin (January 10, 2012)  When a client first walks into your office they will make a lasting impression of your business, which is why it’s extremely important to ensure it portrays the right message. If your desks and chairs are in need of a little care and attention and your carpet is tearing at the edges, your business will come across in the same way, so it may be time to think about an office fit-out . (Human Resources)

Professional HR Services Can Be Tailored To Fit Your Needs

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 Brad Roberts (December 23, 2011)  What exactly is a PEO (Professional employer organization)? A PEO becomes the employer of record for tax purposes by means of a co-employment contract. All the paper work regarding the employees is filed under the identification numbers of the PEO as opposed to being filed under the client company's identification numbers. The client company directs all the day-to-day activities of the .. (Human Resources)

Good HR Teams Are Important

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 Brad Roberts (December 23, 2011)  Any organization can benefit from a powerful hr management team. To keep things running efficiently for both the employees and also the company in general, it is important to use a division that concentrates on the large picture; ensuring each individual is working up to their highest potential. Typically a person that works within hr is knowledgeable in a number of areas. She or he .. (Human Resources)

Human Resource Management For This Day And Age

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 Chickie Maxwell (December 17, 2011)  Most companies could not function without their human resource management. The staff in human resource offices handle many day-to-day operations, including those that directly affect a company's employees. While managers and supervisors oversee the company's workers, the professionals in human resource management keep the company on task with wages, safety codes, insurance needs, and .. (Human Resources)

Reduction in Force (Employee Separation)

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 Sara Olman (December 14, 2011)  A reduction in force (RIF), often referred to as a layoff or redundancy, is the permanent or temporary reduction of employees. A reduction in force is typically driven by an effort to improve efficiency, identify redundant roles in a company after a merger, or due to belt tightening during an economic downturn. Since reduction in force involves a change in the organizational structure, . (Human Resources)

Using a flat fee recruitment service to reduce your organisation costs

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 Les Warburton (December 07, 2011)  What exactly is flat fee recruitment? Flat fee recruitment is currently a more and more popular online recruitment service for employers, offering many of the advantages of online recruitment with the advantage of your own dedicated recruitment consultant. Nowadays tech-savvy employers are using online job boards to recruit directly themselves at a fraction of the cost of a traditional . (Human Resources)

Find Out How A Headhunter Can Help Your Executive Search

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 Brad Roberts (November 22, 2011)  Exactly what is a headhunter? A headhunter can be a part of the employment process for executive positions. Unlike how a most of people try to find work the executive works with a specialist that finds executive positions. The executive recruiter originates from two very different elements of the industry. In one case they are effective for any big company and definately will help to .. (Human Resources)

Online Assessment Tools for Improving Your Hiring Momentum

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 A.Myers Kennedy (November 18, 2011)  Our challenging economic times have, unfortunately, led to hundreds of thousands of people experiencing a “lay off. ” In addition, thousands of students fresh out of school are now looking for their first “real” job. Nearly all geographical areas, industries and educational levels have been affected. No surprise then that these potential hires come from all walks . (Human Resources)

Need a Telecommunication Contractor in Birmingham?

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 Joel Tarplin (October 28, 2011)  For various reasons businesses of all shapes and sizes within the Birmingham and surrounding areas will require the assistance of a telecommunication contractor to ensure that their telecommunication systems are in full working order. Unfortunately in this day and age where many people claim to be able to throw a hand at carrying out telecommunication and technology work, finding .. (Human Resources)

Effective Time Attendance Software for Improved Business Productivity

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 Tony Chopp (September 08, 2011)  It is critical for any business to manage employee time and attendance. Business owners can now easily track employee attendance and spot any problems pertaining to absenteeism and productivity in real time with the help of employee time clocks. The time attendance software has been instrumental in revolutionizing the way businesses are operated and has helped in the effort to eliminate . (Human Resources)

Top 2 Sunglasses For Sportspersons!

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 Phunsukh Wangdu (September 06, 2011)  Life of a sportsperson is strange. They say they are tough, self motivated, focused and have high stamina. These are the skills anyone requires to win any sports competition, but actually these are not all. In the present era, use of technology has become so important that without it; even close dreams appear to be as far as stars. For example, no matter how sharp you vision is, you .. (Human Resources)

Tips To Be A Good Human Resource Manager

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 Vishal K Srivastav (September 05, 2011)  A Human Resource Manager is playing a vital role in any of the organization. He is a pool between the organization and the employees. There are varieties of work responsibilities he is handling, from appointing new employee to monitoring their performance. He always acts like some trouble shooter when any conflict arises between the upper management and lower-level employees. They are .. (Human Resources)

Hiring Process - Why its becoming critical job for HR?

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 Vishal K Srivastav (August 01, 2011)  Hiring is the most important process of any of the employment cycle. It is very important for both the employer and employee. Hiring a right person at the right place is very essential for any of the organization to grow. After The selection process the hiring process comes in the frame. Means appointing the person who is refined in the processes like recruitment and selection. Whenever . (Human Resources)

A Relocation Company Can Take Away The Stress of Your Transfer

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 Al Rat (June 08, 2011)  Relocating for business can be terribly stressful. You’ve got to move to a new city, make sure you find a good neighborhood, check out schools for the kids and move your spouse and children all while handling a new job assignment. That is a lot for anyone to take. A great resource for business professionals moving to a new city for work is an executive relocation company. .. (Human Resources)

Internet Is a Great Source for Buying Inexpensive Diamond Engagement Rings

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 Xiao Xin (May 24, 2011)  Engagement is pleased moment in time of existence of people as well as is just one of a great celebration time. this really is deemed as one of the most exclusive moment in time for females so all you would like anything good on that evening for producing your beloved really feel quite special. as well as you can perform that by buying and presenting an attractive and angelic diamond .. (Human Resources)

Performance Management

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 Christopher Creswick (May 20, 2011)  Performance management; to different populace, holds various connotations. To few, it is just the procedure of gathering information regarding performance, whereas others consider it to be a tag provided to self-evaluation. In actuality, performance management is the action taken as a response to performance in a certain task being carried out, or a service being provided in order to .. (Human Resources)

Is There a Simple Path to Employee Motivation

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 Shannan Hearne (April 14, 2011)  Healthy communication is a skill we begin to learn long before we ever enter kindergarten. It is a basic human need to be understood. For many of us it is a skill we continue to develop throughout our professional and personal lives. We practice communication daily with friends, family, and coworkers. So why is it that we overlook this valuable tool in employee engagement? Keeping your . (Human Resources)

How To Learn More About Your Employees With The Proper Testing

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 James Snow (December 16, 2010)  In order to reduce employee turnover many companies use pre employment testing. When your company experiences high employee turnover it costs you time and money. Hiring employees who turn out to be inappropriate for the position can cost your business thousands. A bad hiring decision can cost 10 times the annual salary of the manager, professional or executive that was hired. Employment . (Human Resources)

How Can Companies Decrease The Number of Employee Turnovers

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 James Snow (December 16, 2010)  In order to reduce employee turnover many companies use pre employment testing. Training and re-hiring costs a lot of money, which is why employee turnover costs companies so much. In fact, hiring an employee who is not adequately suited to the job can cost your company thousands of dollars. It will cost your company approximately 10 times the annual salary for a high paying position or . (Human Resources)

Effective Strategies To Build Confidence as A Business Person

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 Paul Merak (December 15, 2010)  It is important for you to identify those above and below you notorious for getting things done. A course in public speaking did more for my own self confidence than anything else I can think of. If you can find a public speaking course nearby, you should try it, as the benefits can be enormous. Many aspects of leadership exist including confidence and self improvement. What forces .. (Human Resources)

How Organizations Can Assess Their Employee Learning Needs?

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 Asma Zaineb (December 15, 2010)  Learning plays a vital role in upgrading employee skills and thereby ensuring business success. Organizations which have the right skill set at the right place have greater chances of achieving organizational efficiently; reduce customer complaints and absenteeism rate as well as increase morale and the Company’s profits. But often, organizations fail to have the right skill set .. (Human Resources)

Welcome to Peoplepower Organizational development consulting

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 Mr. Sandeep Mukherjee (December 11, 2010)  Organizational Development Consulting: A Good Help in Organizational Dynamics Overview All human resource activities attempt to turn a company into a great place of work, making it ideal, suitable enough to achieve its stated ends. Organizational development, a specialty within the corpus of organizational development, strives to upgrade group dynamics, organizational culture and .. (Human Resources)

Banner printing-yet a ‘go forward’ promotional strategy for businesses

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 Kapil Garg (December 10, 2010)  Banner printing can be very helpful in advertising. The benefits of banner printing and signs cannot be denied since it provides accessibility to companies to market their products or services in the areas where there is no accessibility to high-tech devices and equipments. Banner printing acts as printing promotion for any company and it can prove to be very advantageous for their .. (Human Resources)

Saving lives is in your own hands

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 Bobby Lehr (October 15, 2010)  In this changing world, unexpected circumstances happen, and one’s life can become at risk. Usually, cardiac and respiratory arrests are one of the main causes of emergencies that pose a threat to an individual’s life. More often than not, cardiac and respiratory arrest victims die before they reach the hospital. However, this can be avoided if many people only knew how to .. (Human Resources)

HR Consulting India

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 Mr. Sandeep Mukherjee (October 08, 2010)  HR Consulting: An Excellent Way to turn Resource Management Smoother Overview Human resource management happens to be the driving force behind all successful businesses. Presently, with the increasing competition among the corporate giants, all businesses are investing amply in hiring the services of the best human resource management people. Research says that the most successful .. (Human Resources)

How to Make Sure Your Student Recruitment Videos Are Seen by As Many People As Possible

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 Christiaan Harden (August 12, 2010)  In the last few years, there's been a revolutionary shift in the way that prospective students learn about study opportunities, as colleges and universities around the world turn to video production and video marketing as their go-to recruitment tool. However, to take full advantage of any recruitment videos an institution creates or commissions, it's absolutely essential that the .. (Human Resources)

How to Produce Powerful Charity Fundraising Videos

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 Christiaan Harden (August 12, 2010)  Video production is perhaps the most powerful medium around for communicating the work of non-profit organisations, but how do you produce a really effective charity fundraising video? Identify Your Target Audience Before you start to think about the content of your charity fundraising video, it's absolutely essential you determine exactly who it is aimed at? Is the video to target .. (Human Resources)

Producing Good Student Recruitment Videos - What You Need to Know

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 Christiaan Harden (August 12, 2010)  Student recruitment videos are quickly becoming the most popular student recruitment tool among universities, colleges and training providers, not only across the UK, but around the world too. Marketers understand that if you want to get your institution and its courses noticed, producing good student recruitment videos is the most powerful and cost effective way to do so. Video will .. (Human Resources)

Managing Workplace Expectations During the World Cup

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 Adam R. Singleton (June 18, 2010)  With the 2010 World Cup just around the corner, football fans everywhere will soon be gearing up to watch and support their favourite teams. Some will experience the event via television, while others plan to journey to South Africa to witness the games in person. Either way, many people are likely to want time off from work in order to enjoy this year's World Cup. For employers .. (Human Resources)

Small Firm Recruitment

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 Gary Bonsu (June 01, 2010)  Recruitment can be a big barrier for small firms. The main reason for this is cost. However, it is a self perpetuating problem. By skimming on the cost you are more likely to get someone in that is not the right candidate for the job. As well as the cost of finding this candidate there will be costs associated with training them and a cost to the business due to the time taken for them .. (Human Resources)

Investigate People By Using The Social Security Number Search

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 Shristy Chandran (May 24, 2010)  One can obtain the nine digit social security number in the United States from the sovereign social security administration. In the earlier times the social security number was used to track the tax details of persons and now it has changed significantly to being compared to a national identification number. One can even make use of the social security number which is amongst the .. (Human Resources)

Human Resource - Heart Of An Organization

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 Mandeep Tondak (April 24, 2010)  Human resources is an umbrella term and has different functions under it. Human resources is divided into major specialized fields or departments viz, recruitment, payroll, statutory compliance etc. Each and every specialized field plays a very important role to make the human resource department of the organization more concrete. A prerequisite to work in such a department is to be .. (Human Resources)

Background Checks Will Help Keep Your Business Safe

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 Nicole Reda (March 09, 2010)  When looking to hire a new employee, any business, big or small, should perform a criminal background check. These background checks involve the research of a possible criminal record on an applicant. This can include any criminal information from a ticket to the amount of time spent in jail. Businesses are often unaware of the amount of falsified information on applications and many .. (Human Resources)

Employee History Screening - What You Ought to Know

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 Reece Taylor (March 01, 2010)  Recruiting new staff has never been a simple task but aided by the latest downturn it's turned out to be increasingly bothersome. The main grounds of these complications is prospective employees being dishonest when writing job applications. The recession has brought about further unemployment thus, with extra competition for openings, candidates tend to be more ready to lie to hide .. (Human Resources)

Secrets to a Strong Finance Team

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 Adam R. Singleton (February 15, 2010)  As any owner or CEO of a successful business knows, having your finances in order is crucial to keeping your business afloat. An inefficient finance system or finance department means that a business is destined to struggle, because without a strong financial foundation a business can't grow or flourish. A good finance department deals with multiple transactions each and every day, .. (Human Resources)

Demograhics and Primary Care

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 Robert Truog (February 07, 2010)  Demographics The face of aging in the United States is changing dramatically — and rapidly, according to a new report from the U. S. Census Bureau. The population age 65 and over in the US is expected to double within the next 25 years. Almost 20% of all Americans will be 65 years or older by 2030. The age group 85 and older is now the fastest growing segment of the U. S. .. (Human Resources)

Keep In The Right – Protect Employment Rights

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 Adam R. Singleton (January 21, 2010)  A harmonious working environment is one of the most beneficial aspects of a productive team, so it's important to maintain this to be best of everyone's abilities. However, sometimes problems arise that seem insolvable or that are not addressed quickly enough, it is in these situations that workplace grievances can take hold. Workplace grievances can have a variety of negative effects .. (Human Resources)

How to Choose a Mover

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 Lindsey Allen (November 20, 2009)  Moving can be very exciting. You are about to enter a new chapter in your life. You are looking forward to customizing your new place of residence, but there is a lot of work to sort through along the way. You are going to have to get all of your myriad possessions packed up and transported over a great distance. Many people choose to take advantage of professional movers. This .. (Human Resources)

How to Attract and Retain the Best Employees

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 Pepper Mendoza (October 30, 2009)  Harvard Business Review recently published the result and analysis of an eight-month research project that involved interviewing dozens of executives and collecting data from more than 20 global companies to study the war for talent recruitment and retention. Leading business thinkers Douglas Ready, Linda Hill and Jay Conger spill it off on an article titled “Winning the Race for .. (Human Resources)

Attracting The Right Candidate With An Effective Job Availability Advertisement

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 Andy Carl (September 29, 2009)  A reasonable number of individuals suppose that formulating ads for a job vacancy is quite straightforward and after mentioning a a small amount of information expected of the candidate, the vacancy is complete to be advertised. It is crucial to keep in mind that every business banks mostly on its human resource to succeed and turn in impressive profits and keeping this number one .. (Human Resources)

Ways to avoid an accident at work

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 Lee Lazarus (July 23, 2009)  Accidents in the workplace can be costly, both to the employee who may have to take time off work and the employer who could be liable for compensation charges. There are many ways in which you as a worker or employer can take measures to ensure that your working environment is a safe one. Firstly your workplace should have a health and safety officer and a policy that clearly states .. (Human Resources)

Why Pre-Employment Screening is Important

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 A. Ortega (June 10, 2009)  Here are some of the basic services that an average background checking company offers its clients: Pre-employment screening A comprehensive pre-employment screening and criminal background checks are a perfect method to minimize your company's risks to employ a dishonest person and reduce the expenditures on the multiple employment interviews and applicants selections owing to high .. (Human Resources)

Don’t let Dishonest Tenants in

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 A. Ortega (June 10, 2009)  Nowadays apartments and homes are considered to be the best investment. They offer a great and simple way of earning some extra money. That is why it’s extremely important to choose a tenant that won’t let you down and cause you any problems. As the owner of the property you are in charge of keeping the accommodation secure and pleasant to stay at. A perfect way to protect .. (Human Resources)

Employee Background Checks for your Best Hiring Decision

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 A. Ortega (June 10, 2009)  A thorough pre-employment screening procedure (social security trace and verification, criminal background check, I-9/E-verify services, drug screening) will significantly reduce your company's liability risks and at the same time will help you minimize the losses caused by high turnover. Whether you're a small business owner, a company’s executive or an HR manager the following .. (Human Resources)

Increasing Efficiency in the Workplace

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 Adam R. Singleton (June 08, 2009)  Efficiency is the key to any business - whether with regard to daily business operations, customer and company communications, or long term expansion. Moreover, with the economy in a temporary dip, increased efficiency can help save businesses a significant amount of money - not to mention valuable time. So what are some ways your business can increase efficiency, and what are the most . (Human Resources)




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