Employee


Degree-Less Job Opportunities

I am very sure that by now almost everyone has seen the infamous Glassdoor article titled:  “15 More Companies That No Longer Require a Degree” What was unfortunate about this was the way it was received in the region, although I absolutely agree with most of what was mentioned in […]


Who Should HR Side With?

This question has been bothering me for a while – I even started this article back in 2013, but couldn’t publish it as I haven’t found an answer that satisfies me – , I have seen companies where the HR is more on the Management/CEO side, where anything that comes from […]


Rights Within the Employment Relationship

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 […]


Work/life Balance

Work/life balance is an important aspect for an employee, it is very important to make a clear distinction between life and work, anyone that doesn’t usually faces symptoms of stress and might even lead them to burnout, and that is due to the fact that if someone doesn’t take the […]


Performance Reviews

Performance reviews are done once a year at the end of the calendar year; in addition to that, on a quarterly basis there will be an informal review of the performance. The purpose of the performance review is to establish what happened in the last year, and to review the […]


Performance Management 1

Performance management is a very important strategy to manage the organization, and for the continuity of business. And here is why: Performance management is linked to success, that means that if an individual does better, then his/her team does better, therefore, if teams do better, then the entire organization is […]


Should HR be Outsourced? 2

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 […]


Talent Planning in Operation

Talent Planning in Operation is one of the most critical areas in the Human Resources. In an organization a diverse workforce is a recipe for success, as they bring different experiences to the table from different parts of the world. Different cultures function in different ways and by embracing the […]


Developing Mentoring Skills in the Workplace

Mentoring is a relationship between a senior employee and a junior employee not in the same chain of command but in the same specialization, the mentor has to be capable of mentoring and trains himself/herself on mentoring techniques and motivated by passing his/her knowledge to the mentee, the senior employee […]