Turnover is a very important key performance indicator for the human resources department, That affects the overall organization’s performance, and if we look at the major underlining reason we will have to review the work of James K. Harter, Ph.D., Gallup’s chief scientist for workplace management, people leave companies because of factors that filter through the local work environment. At least 75% of the reasons for voluntary turnover can be influenced by managers.
The Human Resources department collects a large amount of sensitive data from its employees. The organization needs to collect HR data for a number of reasons, some include: Legal requirements: To prove that the organization is hiring at an equal opportunity standard, also, to ensure that and prove that any […]
Any employee in the organization has his/her own rights within the employment relationship; there are different factors –both internal and external – that impact that relationship. Some include: Internal Factors: Grievances: It is any/all issues that the employee has with his/her superiors. Disciplinary: Any negative action made towards the employee […]
Dismissals are always a touchy subject, and must be handled very delicately. There are fair and unfair dismissals, which are as follows: Fair dismissals: there are 5 potentially fair reasons for dismissals which are: Capability: if the employee is proven to be incapable to perform the work he/she agreed to […]
There are situations where outsourcing can be considered as an option, but generally, it is not suggested and this is why: The Human Resources function is an important department that supports the organization in meeting its goals and objectives in many ways: The Human Resources department sets the policies and […]
This has been a pretty hot topic in the region for some time now, a lot of companies have started to measure their employees engagement with the organization. It is also one of the most important tools for organizations to tackle the Employee Retention issue. I have experienced both sides of this, […]
Previously I have talked about the resignation, an important part of that process is the Exit Interview. Exit interviews are usually conducted with the resigning employee, and it is done just before they their last working day. From the employer’s point of view, the main goal of the exit interview […]