How Not to Brand

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To hire the best people they can, companies, like individuals, seek to develop a distinctive brand, one that will attract attention and talent. In developing a brand, you want to show what is unique and compelling about your organization. With the pervasiveness of social media, companies are using this platform create and disseminate their brand…. Read more »

Bringing a new Employee Onboard

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Job orientation, what is referred to as onboarding, is an important process and should not be taken lightly. It could, in fact, play a significant role in the success of a new employee at a company. Bringing new people onboard should be done with care and planning. What you should avoid is a very long… Read more »

The Dark Side of Social Media

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Many companies are jumping on the social media bandwagon because they see the advantages it has. But social media is a two-edged sword – it can be used to enhance a company’s reputation, but it can also be used to damage a reputation as well. One example of the second case occurred recently when an… Read more »

Resume Fraud

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It is common knowledge that people tend to exaggerate a little on their resumes. However, hiring managers are reporting that there has been a significant jump in the number of people who are making outright false statements. It is becoming a growing concern among companies. Job candidates tell outright falsehoods, or they will leave out… Read more »

Transitioning Into the Cloud

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 You have seen the benefits of the cloud. The increased flexibility and openness it offers, along with the savings  in software expense, are just a few of the many benefits. But you are unsure how to make the transition to the cloud for your HR processes from your current operating system. What is the best… Read more »

Creating HR Satellite Offices

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Some companies, as they grow larger and expand to different geographical areas, are now breaking up their human resource departments as well from one central location, and setting up satellite HR offices to help better serve their employees. The thinking is that if the HR department is closer to the people it serves, it can… Read more »