Today’s workforce is remote and it tends to be the hardest to develop and train due to the lack of personal interactions as face-to-face communication is not always possible. I think we can both agree that having well-trained employees is vital to operating a successful business. Leaders like you often come to us for new and creative ways to stay connected to their employees, and our goal as consultants is to help show you how.
Does Payroll fall under Human Resources? Across various clients over the years, I have encountered different departmental structures. Sometimes Payroll is housed in the HR department, other times HR is housed in the Finance department along with Payroll, or both functions are separated into two completely different departments. There is no right or wrong way. What works, really comes down to what makes the most sense for your organization.
Throughout my time as an HR consultant, I have worked with companies of all sizes, but for the purpose of this article, I wanted to focus primarily on small business. When talking about policies and compliance topics one of the first questions companies ask is about the different types of leave and FMLA.
With Valentine's Day and Employee Appreciation Day around the corner on March 2nd, it's a good reminder to check in on your employee engagement. Not only is an engaged culture more fun to work in, creating a culture that embodies happiness and satisfaction just makes cents! (Pun-intended.) Effective human capital practices can and will, lead to positive financial outcomes.
Year over year we find that leaders from organizations of all sizes and industries share that employee and leadership development are among the top challenges that they face in their business. Is this true for you?