Learn the secrets for Human Resources to keep employees happy, productive and supporting businesses through the tough economic times.
All successful companies have one thing in common—dedicated and satisfied employees. These people are the heart of any thriving company, found at every level of an organization—from Human Resources departments and the boardroom to the mail room.
Everyone has a hand in establishing a positive corporate culture.
Companies most guarded about succession plans, often failing to communicate about training and leadership programs.
A sense of mystery may be appropriate for horror movies, but it is certainly unsuitable for human resources departments and the company’s long-term health.
Secrecy continues to be a general business practice, especially at the top of the organization, according to a survey by AMA Enterprise, a focused division of American Management Association.
Lack of transparency prevents an alignment of employees with the business approach, and can result in a system that is “certainly counterproductive, and potentially even destructive,” said Sandi Edwards, Senior Vice President for AMA Enterprise. Continue reading “Corporate Secrecy: Bad For Business”→
Over One Third of Workers Intending to Move Jobs When Recession Ends
Better economic conditions will provide massive relief for everyone in business. Recovering job markets will also present another challenge for HR departments worldwide—a mass shift of workers from jobs, in search for better opportunities.
In Cedar Falls, Iowa, the heartland of America, the CEO of a successful brokerage firm, Peregrine Financial Group, has been charged with 31 counts of fraud. Russell Wasendorf Sr. allegedly stole over $200 million from his customers over a 20-year period.