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    The Organization Development Process

    The OD Process is based on the action research model which begins with an identified problem or need for change. The process proceeds through assessment, planning of an intervention, implementing the intervention, gathering data to evaluate the intervention, and determining if satisfactory progress has been made or if there is need for further intervention. The process is cyclical and ends when ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: +6
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    How to Terminate an Employee

    How to Terminate an Employee
    Letting an employee go is a difficult situation most managers want to avoid, but with the right preparation and professionalism, you can get through such a tough talk with your dignity (and your employee's) intact. Firing Best Practices Another manager or HR representative should always be present, especially if terminating a potentially hostile employee or one who might twist your ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: +7
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    6 Illegal Interview Questions You Shouldn't Ask

    6 Illegal Interview Questions You Shouldn't Ask
    Need a refresher on which questions you can and can't ask when conducting a job interview? There's no shame in reusing the old standbys, such as "Where do you see yourself in five years?" and "What's your greatest weakness?" And the more colorful questions, such as "What animal best describes you?" and "If you were stranded on a desert island, what ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Six Reasons Why Companies Drug Test

    Six Reasons Why Companies Drug Test
    In an article published on March 24, we presented "The Six Key Elements of a Drug Abuse Prevention Program." One of these elements is drug testing. As a follow-up to that article, we are going to post two articles this week on whether or not to implement a drug testing program. The first article will present six reasons why companies implement ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: +2
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    10 Steps to Writing Effective Job Postings

    10 Steps to Writing Effective Job Postings
    Do your job postings grab the seekers' attention? Do they make job seekers shout "That's my next job and I am going to go get it!" ? Boost your ROI and reach more qualified seekers with this countdown of top ten tips. h3. Best Practice #10: Create a catchy job title Job ads serve different purposes. In a competitive market you ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rate This
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    Six Reasons Why Companies Don't Drug Test

    Six Reasons Why Companies Don't Drug Test
    Earlier this week, we presented six reasons why companies do drug testing in the workplace. Today, we offer an opposing viewpoint. We suggest that you read both articles, should you be considering a drug testing program. Although there are very good reasons to incorporate drug testing in a drug abuse prevention program, there are also good reasons to not include drug ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rate This
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    Quiz Series: What's Your Specialization?

    Find out which HR specialization is right for you!
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +2
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    HR as a Strategic Partner: An Engagement Model

    This chart depicts the steps that must be undertaken for a Human Resources Office to become a strategic partner within its organization. The steps need not be followed in precisely the same order, but each step is important to the process. Earlier steps inform later ones, and sometimes a later step raises and helps answer questions about an earlier one. All ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: +5
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    Organizational Effectiveness Model

    An organization is composed of many parts. In order for the organization to be effective it is essential that each part be in good working order. Each part must fit and work conjointly with other parts in order for the total organization to perform optimally. In an organization recognized for excellence those parts are aligned so that the whole is actually ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: +2
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    EEO Self-Identification Form

    This Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Self-Identification form serves to fulfill the governmental recordkeeping and reporting requirements for the administration of civil rights laws and regulations. This is a voluntary self-identification form used to collect confidential gender and ethnic information. All information collected is kept strictly confidential and is completely voluntary. Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Self-Identification Form Qualified applicants are considered for ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: -3
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    HRPeople's All-in-One Employment Law Guide

    HRPeople's All-in-One Employment Law Guide
    Every HR person, whether in a generalist or specialist role, needs to be familiar with employment law mandates at the federal and state level. Recognizing that this is no easy feat, HRPeople has developed an All-in-One Employment Law Guide, with everything you need to get proficient and stay compliant. Do you know all the laws that regulate employment? Check out HRPeople's ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: +25
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    Organization Development: An Integrated Approach

    This model depicts three basic strategies to achieving successful organizational change. The three strategies are not mutually exclusive and all three could be used concurrently to bring about systemic change. One or the other, however, may be more conducive to the type of change needed in a particular organization. For this purpose, they are shown as being three different strategies. The ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Policies and Forms

    Policies and Forms
    Policies: • *Access to Personnel Files Policy* • *Attendance Policy* • *Blogging Policy* • *Business Ethics Policy* • *Business Travel Expense Policy* • *Human Capital Management Drives Financial Performance* • *Call-In Pay Policy* • *Cell Phone Usage Policy* • *Child Care/Dependent Care Policy* • *Drugs and Alcohol Policy* • *Electronic Mail (e-mail) Policy* • *Emergencies Policy* • *Employment at Will/Applications ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: +14
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    A New Training Program for New Managers

    A New Training Program for New Managers
    If I were asked to develop a training program for new managers, the first thing I’d want to do is ask a lot of questions. I’d want to understand the business challenges, interview or survey a bunch of newly promoted managers, their employees, and their managers, and talk to HR and others who could provide me some insight. In other words, ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated: +2
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    HRPeople's Featured Partners

    Take a look at some of the other sites we recommend for HR professionals. And don't forget about our featured writers! Add a link to HRPeople on your site. [photo:53297] Recchion and Associates, Inc. Gary Recchion, with Recchion and Associates, Inc., has 20 years in global career development and outplacement coaching and training supporting both individual and corporate clients from Phoenix, ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated: +1
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    What is HR's Role in Employee Termination?

    What is HR's Role in Employee Termination?
    When it comes to terminating employees, HR can help shape the process, guide the conversation and minimize potential damage to both company and employee. But it can't assume the responsibility nor make the task pleasant for anyone involved. Still, "HR should always be a significant part of any termination in any company," says Amy Schrameck, regional director of human resources for ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +10
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    Defusing the 5 Trickiest Workplace Situations

    Defusing the 5 Trickiest Workplace Situations
    The workplace can be a political minefield. While you may all work as a team, you're all most concerned with your own job,right? How your bosses see you can determine a raise, a promotion — or even if you keep your job. Navigating office politics is not an easy task, but avoiding potentially negative situations should be your first priority. If ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated: +1
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    The Benefits of Behavioral Interviewing

    The Benefits of Behavioral Interviewing
    It didn't take long for Woodbriar of Wilmington, a skilled nursing and rehabilitation facility in Massachusetts, to earn its payback from a healthcare consultant's advice. Woodbriar is a successful organization with a clearly defined mission and culture. But in its industry (healthcare) and specific niches (long-term care and short-term rehabilitation), recruitment is an ongoing challenge. Retention is also an issue. To ...
    Published about 9 years ago | Rated: +9
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    3 Ways to Turn Your Staff Into a Team

    Teamwork\'tém-werk\ n (1886): Work done by several associates, with each doing a part but all subordinating personal prominence to the efficiency of the whole. Does this sound familiar? If so, your team is on the right track. But if your team is a loosely organized group of individuals who get together once in a blue moon sporting nametags, you have ...
    Published almost 10 years ago | Rate This
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    Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA): How To Draft A Waiver of Rights

    Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) How To Draft A Waiver of Rights Congress expressly provided that waivers may be valid and enforceable under the ADEA so long as the waiver is “knowing and voluntary.” 1. Waiver agreements must be drafted in plain language geared to the level of understanding of the individual party to the agreement or individuals eligible to ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rate This

Poll: How do you feel about crying at work?

Poll: How do you feel about crying at work?