Human capital and intellectual properties are the most important assets of organization. Large field would be nothing without people to cultivate it. High tech equipment is weapon but without the operator, it would be useless. Huge fund is vital to build business but without people to manage the money, it would be wasted. For that reason, human capital strategy takes a big portion on the growth of the company. Continue reading
How do you usually hire new employees? Do you share advertisements on TV, newspapers and other old-fashioned advertising media? Though it is still useful, there is more practical way to save your time. It is using the social media.
More and more people go online. They do not only use search engines to look for information or visit commercial websites to shop. Today, they spend their time most on the World Wide Web to access their social media accounts. It means that you will need to use the same platforms to get connected to them.
The social media users are not just the commoners. Even professional and famous people also us the same tools to communicate and share thoughts to others. If you are looking for the suitable candidates to your vacancies, it is going to be a good strategy when using the social media platforms to find them. It is what now called as social hiring.
Human Resources Department (HRD) can be seen as the base part of a company. It may stand alone as department or have integrated function with other departments. HR has functions in training and development, organizational development and career development where each of them is related to the people. And it is not as simple as it seems as there are three main challenges faced by HRD, i.e. minimizing turnover, maximizing employee performance and developing career plans. Continue reading
In every company and organization, there is something that called remuneration policy. Remuneration policy or compensation policy is form of compensation that was given to someone in exchange for the service or work that was performed. People know it mostly by its other name, salary or wage. But, monetary form is not the only one that considered as remuneration policy, since there are other types of non monetary form as well. Continue reading
Information technology is a field which is mainly connected to many other fields, such as human resource management. In general, a company might have been utilized a particular form of information technology to control over the whole aspect of organization, such as staff management, working performance, goals, deadlines, promotions, and documentation. This article would like to compare how one company has handled certain issues in term of Human Resource Management. With this, we have the intention to connect the issue with how they have used certain forms of information technology to manage and control Human Resources Management. We will be bringing the analysis by giving you a brief introduction on how several companies, such as IBM, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc., and Shaw’s Supermarket, have handled human resources issues using certain information technology forms. Continue reading
There is a story of someone who has already been in HR career for 24 years. During that time, he have witnessed some practice, of which some executive management teams were willing to go on business objectives that were not having any relation whatsoever with the whole interest of the company or organization. Later, he is not surprised by this fact, as there are many HR professional fallen to such trend; a trend which is surely not productive. HR program becomes effective only when it is functioned maximally as the guard of organization culture. This article would like to discuss the role of formal ethics in any organization. Let us start with some general thought on organizational ethics. Continue reading