human resources


Almost 30% of employees fake an illness and skip work

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When your employees call in sick, there's a good chance they aren't really under the weather at all, new research finds.Nearly 30% of workers surveyed said they have called in to work sick when they were feeling just fine, according to a study from CareerBuilder.The most popular reason for faking a

These 8 Questions Reveal The Most About If You'll Get A Job

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Most of us prepare for an interview by polishing up our resumes and practicing answers to questions like, “Why should we hire you?” or “What are your weaknesses?”But your time might be better spent in deeper reflection, because seasoned human resource professionals have discovered they cull better i

HR for the C-suite

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HR leaders should see the economic climate as an opportunity to further demonstrate the value they can add to a businessSenior managers are often looked upon as the driving force of a company. They are considered visionaries who push the business ahead cohesively, motivate employees and create cross

Set them free

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Putting traditional company structures to one side, firms should recognise that all human resources available have a role to play in creating a rich organisational cultureThe concept of freedom is perhaps something not many workers would see as belonging to the company world. Work hours have to be r

The Importance of Finding (And Facing) Your Weaknesses

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In Steve Martin’s hilarious 1990 mob spoof, My Blue Heaven , his character laments, “Everyone thinks they have a sense of humor, but then they don’t.” In the same way, many of us think we know our strengths and, more important, our weaknesses.However, the level of self-awareness it takes to truly ev

Reinventing HR-line manager relationship

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Conflicting priorities, old-fashioned protocols and mutual frustration can hamper relations between HR and line managers, to no one's benefit, finds a Hay Group research. The global research, based on 150 HR directors and 600 line managers, finds half of the line managers feel that HR teams are slow

Today, HR leaders aspire to be viewed as business partners: Anmol Nautiyal

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HR leaders need to start communicating in the language associated with financial statements, Anmol Nautiyal tells Ankita RaiWhat are the new HR challenges thrown up by the protracted economic slowdown? The effectiveness of HR as a function has been hotly debated over the past few years...We are at t
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December 18, 2013 2014 will be an exciting and challenging year for HR, learning, and talent professionals. In summary, this is a year businesses will find it increasingly difficult to attract, retain, and develop their people. Passion, engagement, development, and innovation are key. ( Download our 66 page Predictions Report here .) Global economic growth will create a new level of competition