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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 […]


HR Services

  HR Services vary depending on internal user level the list can go on, but majorly this is how HR service an organization: Internal User Key Needs Executive Management: Senior management Directors, VPs…etc. Statistics: Needed for forecasting and budgeting Personnel data: To influence their decisions (especially financial decisions) Line Managers: […]


Employee Engagement 1

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, […]


Exit Interviews

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 […]


Should Employers Intervene in Education?

Should HR and employers be more involved in designing education curriculum to better reflect jobs? If so, why? Here I go again on education,,, I know it seems that I am against education,,, or that I always discourage people from continuing their education, but it is the exact opposite, when the destination […]


CIPD 100 Years of Leading HR Into the Future

  If you know me, or if you read my previous posts you would know that I lean towards CIPD more than others. Well this month counts the 100th birthday for CIPD and I wanted to take this opportunity to congratulation them and to finally quit procrastinating and get a membership already, I will […]


Employee Retention 1

This subject is not a containable in one post, and I will add to more posts about this subject in the future. The first rule of solving any problem is admitting there is a problem, so, answer this question: Is your turnover rate acceptable? And to answer that question, you […]