For years, HR leaders have been focused on how to attract, retain, and engage a multi-generational workforce, and just when HR thinks they have it all figured out, HR is hit with yet another unprecedented challenge.
PeopleGuru is excited to announce that we have officially become an alliance and integration partner with eQuest, the world’s largest job posting distribution company.
HR comes with many different responsibilities. Between recruiting, training, employee engagement, terminations, payroll, and benefits, HR can be a very high pressure profession. If you ever feel like you’re being pulled in a million different directions, don’t worry- you’re not alone.
For all of those hard working HR professionals out there, we hope to brighten your day with these 10 relatable HR GIFs:
The contingent workforce now makes up 34% of the U.S. workforce and is expected to grow as people ditch the 9-5 desk jobs and shift towards this “on-demand” economy.
Technology has made it simple for people to connect and search for part-time jobs that best align with their specific skill set and passions while offering flexibility to their work schedules.
This latest workforce trend will impact that way in which organizations manage its people and will ultimately call on the HR department to revisit its overall people strategy to ensure that they're not missing out on any opportunities. Check out our infographic below:
Every year, smoking kills 48,000 people in the United States and over the course of the past two decades, TV commercials and print advertisements have made it clear of the danger that comes from tobacco products.
Effective marketing has taken smoking from being cool to not so cool. Millennials were the first generation to grow up in the anti-tobacco times and that’s why it should come as no surprise that 83% of the “Me Generation” disapprove of smoking cigarettes. However, Millennials and now, Generation Z, have adopted an alternative method to cigarettes that has become the latest fad.
Over the course of three days at the Annual LeadingAge Meeting & Expo in Philadelphia, our Gurus met with other Gurus, exchanged ideas, learned more about the booming industry, and further confirmed our commitment to helping the Senior Care Industry improve people processes, mitigate compliance risk, and control labor costs. We also had the pleasure of handing out our “Relax, We Goat This” t-shirts, stuffed goats, (sorry, we left the real goats at home) and had the opportunity to visit with some of our awesome clients.
HR can be a very challenging, yet rewarding profession. HR Gurus have the ability to help their people reach their full potential through guidance, opportunities, support, and more while also helping an organization grow and succeed. However, there are many difficult and strategic business decisions that may need to take place in order to take an organization to the next level.
Whether it be on the business side or the people side, there are always obstacles to overcome and lessons to be learned. For this segment of Ask an HR Guru, we asked, what is the biggest HR challenge you’ve had to overcome?
It’s no secret that high performing teams continuously exceed expectations and deliver tremendous results. High performing teams consistently go above and beyond by contributing new ideas, delivering first class customer support, and enriching an organization's culture that ultimately leads to a better bottom line.
We know that a lot of effort, thought, and strategy goes into building a high performing team, but what are the secrets to creating such a team that everyone strives for? In this segment of Ask an HR Guru, we asked HR professionals: What’s the secret to a high performing team?
In general, most of us try to avoid getting fired by following laws, company policy, and practicing common sense. Common sense between right and wrong in the workplace should be evident- don’t punch your boss, harass coworkers, steal, etc.
However, not everyone is blessed with common sense and happen to make some very unforgiving mistakes. Here are three dumb ways that can get you fired from your job: