Sandra Charton takes a closer look at the onboarding process for new employees.
There are so many benefits of having a personal trainer. Sandra Charton takes a closer look at some of the positives of personal training.
Sandra Charton takes a close look at how companies can help their employees adjust to working from home.
The work world seems to be reeling as we struggle with the coronavirus pandemic and its ramifications. One change from “pre-COVID-19” days is that most (though not all) employees have been instructed to work from home. Employers can actively play a big role in creating and enhancing safer and healthier remote working conditions by providing emotional support to their employees.
Working from home definitely offers some advantages, such as eliminating the need to commute to and from an office a...
When I hear about organizations going through a crisis, I normally think of layoffs, litigation, and other scenarios that can impact morale and affect the quality and quantity of work. However, I think it’s fair to say that we are in anything but a “normal” situation right now. Working (and living) through the COVID19 pandemic seems like uncharted territory in so many ways. I want to offer a few suggestions, based on my experience working at organizations when they were facing massive challen...
Sandra Charton of Boston shares how technology has made an impact on the human resources industry.
Sandra Charton on making employees feel appreciated.
TOP HR BENEFIT TRENDS TO WATCH IN 2020
Most businesses are aware of the monumental debt that employees have as a result of student loans. In an effort to attract and retain employees, companies are now trying to assist workers in paying off these loans.
Organizations rely on the productivity of employees to make sure they succeed. Human resources professionals within organizations may be responsible for helping to measure this productivity. Accurate assessments are crucial because they provide the employer with a benchmark of employees’ strengths and weaknesses. Businesses and HR professionals should consider focusing on four key metrics when gauging employee performance.
The quality of the work completed
Work quality assessment is a crucial...
Attracting talented people is key to your organization’s overall success. But what do you do once you have found the right employees? You onboard them! Onboarding new employees is an important process for ensuring that everyone is set up to thrive in their jobs. If you worry that your onboarding process is lacking a certain pizzazz, here are some tips to spruce it up:
Have a Plan
Start thinking about onboarding before your new employee accepts the position so that the transition will go as sm...
Human resources departments are a vital part of any organization. HR professionals are essential for ensuring that an organization’s most valuable asset – its employees – are engaged, productive, and happy. Here are a few ways that human resources keeps things going.
Talent Management and Acquisition
Human resources plays a crucial role in finding and managing the talented and hard-working employees that organizations need in order to thrive. They are responsible for employee development, per...
A career in human resources offers so many opportunities, and the field continues to grow. I’ve been asked by people I’ve mentored to provide advice on helpful “entry paths” to this fascinating profession. Here are my suggestions for developing your academic profile and obtaining essential skills and experience.
Pursue Higher Education
One way to kick-start your ambitions is by pursuing relevant higher education in HR from a competent learning institution. Earning a certificate, diploma, unde...
Nearly all businesses incorporate human resources into their operations in one way or another. At its most basic, the role of human resources is to manage the people that make up an organization. It is important for everyone – employer, employee and aspiring HR professionals – to understand the basic principles and responsibilities of a position in this field.
Develop Policies, Procedures, and Guidelines
One of the major roles of HR professionals is to develop the written expectations, proces...