Category Archives: Human Resource Management

Employee Benefits as an Element of Job Satisfaction

Benefits as an Element of Job Satisfaction In 2009 and 2010, 60% of respondents cited benefits as a very important factor when ranking elements that contribute to their job satisfaction, according to the SHRM 2011 Employee Job Satisfaction Research Report. … Continue reading

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Benefits a Top Factor for Employee Happiness

An analysis of employee reviews for more than 250,000 large U.S. organizations reveals that a comprehensive benefit mix, opportunities for career advancement and work/life accommodation are top factors in workers’ happiness, outpacing even salary. The 2011 analysis was conducted by … Continue reading

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Great places to work are more productive and more profitable than their stock market peers.

Research proves it. The “best companies to work for” are more productive and more profitable than their stock market peers. But a great workplace is not something that can be achieved in a quarter, or even a year. For a … Continue reading

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Do you trust your Human Resource Department?

Do you trust HR? A survey of 623 international respondents found the same percentage of executives and managers, 49 percent, trust their company’s HR department. http://ow.ly/3Kwgk

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Getting a Job Improves If You Get Teeth Whitened

According to a study of 80 randomly selected individuals who participated in two simulated job interviews, 58 percent were more likely to be hired and 53 percent received higher salary offers after their teeth had been whitened. Kelton Research ~ … Continue reading

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Bad Bosses Force Good People to Quit

Scott Adams has never been a fan of management. Adam’s cynical view of work life is illustrated in his Dilbert cartoons. In the November 6-7 edition of the Wall Street Journal, he said, “The primary purpose of management is to … Continue reading

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How to Motivate Workers: Rock The Office With Fun And Watch The Profits Roll In

“Work is either fun or drudgery. It depends on your attitude. I like fun.” —Colleen C. Barrett President Emerita of Southwest Airlines. Can you put in eight to 10 hours at work every day and still have fun? Many experts … Continue reading

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