Human Resources Management Articles

Human resource management (HRM) is the strategy and approach to the management of an organization's most valued assets - the people working there who individually and collectively contribute to the achievement of the objectives of the business.

Lectures Work Against the Brain

Have you ever wondered why people look so bored when leaders talk too much or lecture? I'm not sure why we still equate talking with teaching - when lectures actually work against the human brain. So if not lectures or talks - what ways best support...

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Recruitment - What You're Really, Really Looking For

Imagine that you're a sports coach and you need a new player on the team. Would you walk up to someone in the street and say - "I want you to come and play for my team. I'll train you to become the best player in the country." Sounds a bit ridiculous...

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The References Checks are a Waste of Time Myth

Calling an applicant's references can be your most valuable tool in the hiring process...

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Training; Using Games to Embed Learning

Too much training is boring. Too much training barely raises itself above level one in Kirkpatrick's four levels of training evaluation. That is, the reaction of students; what they thought and felt about the training. Too much training ignores the l...

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Hedgehogs Hire Better

Is your company struggling to attract and grow people due to some of the lowest unemployment rates in YEARS? The four strategies that passionate, focused leaders follow to attract--and keep--great people:...

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Smokers and Your Company's Bottom Line

Smokers can cost your company a bundle in health care costs. This article tells you about the risks smoking carries for individuals as well as their employers. Corporate smoking cessation programs are the solution....

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Look After Your PA or Suffer the Consequences

Many managers and business owners will often say their personal/admin. assistant is invaluable to them yet they often treat them as if they're not....

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