You hired top performer, Now What?

Organizations go all out in ensuring they hire the best candidate for the job. They conduct multiple interviews, background checks and increasingly psychological assessments. But oddly, once hired Employees are left to fend for themselves. How do you expect your star performer to meet or exceed your high expectations when you don’t even have an onboarding plan, a 30-day, 60-day, or a 90-day plan? Don’t have a plan for the sake of having it. The plan should be precise and realistic with clearly measurable goals and milestones. Every employee, especially a new hire should know exactly what is expected of them and what milestones they must hit and when. It’s only then you can truly assess their skills, capabilities and potential. Most organizations have a 90 day probation period and rightfully so, but they fail to put concrete, measurable milestones and dates in place. They mostly rely on the hiring…

Human Resources and Goal Management

Nowadays, employee productivity and performance is very important for the success of an organization. The corporate environment is competitive more than ever and it takes a collective effort from all the employees belonging to any organization to make it successful. The department that organizes all employees is the Human Resources Department. The HR department is often viewed as unimportant but organizations with well-established HR functions will disagree. How Important are Employees? A company has many assets but employees are perhaps the most important one. Every function is carried out by a group of employees. Therefore, keeping employees organized and on track is a significant job. So, who does accomplish this job? The answer is the HR department. HR is responsible for handling all the issues related to the employees. Contrary to popular belief, the HR department is responsible for way more beyond being simply the communication line between the employees…

Basic Responsibilities of a Human Resource Manager

Akin to other department managers, a human resource manager has two primary functions: overseeing department duties and managing employees. For this reason, a human resources manager must be knowledgeable in every aspect of the human resources disciplines – recruitment and selection, compensation and benefits, employee relations, training and development. The Core competencies HR managers have are solid communication skills and decision-making abilities based on judicious skills and analytical thought processes. Overall Responsibilities HR managers have functional and strategic responsibilities for all the HR disciplines. A human resource manager has the experience of a Human Resource generalist coupled with management skills and general business. In big corporations, an HR manager reports to a C-level human resource executive or human resource director. In smaller organizations, some HR managers perform all of the department’s duties or work with an HR assistant or generalist that handles administrative issues. Regardless of the size of the…