Although "team building sessions" tend to be limited to board games-like group animations, the evolution of HR tests and audits nowadays allows for the implementation of very well-targeted selection and skills development processes.
Keeping employee personnel files up-to-date allows saving a significant amount of time in various administrative areas, such as salary calculation, the payment of benefit allowances, etc. As a rule, the management of personnel files and their regular update is the responsibility of the Human Resources department.
The company’s pay structure should reflect the HR Department’s strategy, as it ought to incorporate the company’s mission, culture and business model. The "point method" job evaluation approach provides the framework for a quantification of each job’s relative importance for the company...
Assessments of human potential and personality tests have been the subject of many articles - and will certainly inspire many more to come. The great shock occurred several years ago, when employers started requiring more than the usual basic information on the professional training and work experience of their candidates.
The availability of employees who display the required knowledge, know-how and behavioral skills has become one of the company's keys to differentiation and success. This is not only true in relation to the company's competitors, but also in order to successfully cope with change in the industry, the technological evolution and future competition.
Human Resources can play an essential role as a "business partner" when implementing new IT solutions. The integration process will indeed have to rely on individuals and their competencies in order to be successful.
An early retirement consists, for employees, in starting to receive a reduced pension before reaching legal retirement age, by (partially or fully) ceasing their professional activity. The early retirement’s consequences at personal and organizational level, as well as the way the interview should be conducted will both depend on the situation we are in.
Business succession planning is an integral part of the HR Department's advisory services to the management. It participates in the development of employees' professional skills, which has become one of Chief HR Officers' core activities.
An employment contract consists in an agreement between two parties who convene that one of them will provide work to the other against payment...
An Assessment Center is an HR management process that consists in assessing the skills of individuals by confronting them to simulations exercises or skills assessment tests.