It’s no secret that the integration of technology into human resources is changing how we manage our employees with HR. Yet misconceptions about a Human Resource Information System’s (HRIS) role for SMEs often cause many company leaders to overlook its value. If you are an HR professional looking to make the implementation of an HRIS a priority at your executive table, start by addressing the realities of these common misconceptions:
Hippo CMMS is a growing software development company located in Winnipeg, Canada. Since its launch in 2002, Hippo has become a leader in computerized maintenance management software servicing businesses across a broad spectrum of industries. Starting out with only four staffers, today, Hippo employs over 20 people in a variety of positions including software development, marketing, sales, customer support, customer onboarding, administration and management. They currently have over 750 organizations using its cloud-based CMMS system and expect to finish 2017 with more than 900. Hippo CMMS customers include: Prada, MTS, Cablevision, Mountain Equipment Coop, The Bay Centre and Sharp, to name a few.
As convocation comes to a close, it is on to the next chapter for the class of 2017. For all the HR graduates on the hunt for employment, we asked industry professionals Stephanie d’Obrenan and Michael Kim for job search advice based on their years of recruiting experience.
If you are considering a career in human resources, now is an exciting time in the industry. As the HR field continues to evolve today’s organizations, there are a lot of opportunities to develop a challenging and fulfilling career.
If your company is looking to add top talent, the investment in recruiting does not stop the day the employment contract is signed. Research shows that up to 20% of turnover occurs within the first 45 days of new employees being hired. Costing a company anywhere between $3,000 and $18,000 per new recruit that leaves.
If you’re in the midst of expanding your company then you know that building an all-star team is not easy. In today’s labour market, with the national unemployment rate at its lowest of 6.6% in over two years, companies are facing tough competition in the fight for top talent.
If you own your own business, over time two things are likely:
1. At some point, you will need to purchase life insurance for yourself
2. A Split Dollar Insurance Policy will be the smartest way to do so
The best way to understand the advantages of a Split Dollar Policy is to understand how it is paid for, in comparison to a Traditional Policy.
As the quest continues for HR professionals to tackle the issue of disengagement in the workplace, companies around the world remain at a loss for reaching their maximum potential. Of the millions of employees in the Canadian and U.S. workforce, only 29% are reportedly engaged at work. In spite of this widespread dilemma, many employers are still failing to implement effective engagement strategies, and it is collectively costing them billions per year.
As your company grows and becomes far more interconnected, reviewing your employee’s individual performance rarely occurs in isolation. In order to have a better understanding of their capacity, it is necessary to obtain insights from the stakeholders they tend to interact with on a regular basis. 360-degree feedback survey as a performance and growth assessment tool has been widely used for quite some time. The data collected from these anonymous reviews not only serve as metrics for long-term growth but also provide a deeper insight into what truly makes your employees happy, satisfied and engaged.
Coughing, sniffling, and fevers can be a common occurrence in the workplace when flu season strikes in Canada. Not to mention the 2016/17 flu season has been one of the worst in a decade. There’s no reason to worry though, because you can protect yourself and your employees with a few simple tips.