Tag "Human Resources"
Employee compensation includes pay, money that is offered by hourly wage or through a salary. Many companies use both pay methods, providing hourly compensation for most workers and a fixed salary for managers and certain exempt employees.
Human Resources professionals have their work cut out for them especially when a critical new hire has to be found, vetted and hired.
Casual Fridays began in the 1980s, a non-compensation perk that allowed employees to dress down once per week. It was initiated during a deep recession when businesses were looking for ways to boost morale, given that pay increases were limited or frozen.
Available and publicized job openings mean the receipt of multiple applications, sometimes numbering in the hundreds for just one position. Human Resources departments are often strained under the weight of the responses, but careful consideration must be made to ensure that competitive candidates are not overlooked.
So many priorities, so little time. At least it can seem that way when you set out to begin your day at work. Prioritizing is of extreme importance as some tasks require your immediate attention while others can be put off for the day.