HR Credentials: Evaluating Their Value

As the digital enterprise takes shape and the demand for talent grows, it’s increasingly clear that skills and knowledge are precious commodities. The ability to understand an increasingly complex business environment — and world — is nothing less than critical. Within the human resources field, this has translated into a greater emphasis on certifications and graduate degrees. Today, it’s a… Continue reading

Uji Materi UU Tax Amnesty Tak Sah, Ini Komentar Serikat Buruh

Presiden Konfederasi Serikat Pekerja Indonesia (KSPI) Said Iqbal mengaku kecewa terhadap pernyataan Menteri Keuangan Sri Mulyani mengenai tidak ada landasan hukum serikat buruh dalam pengajuan uji materi Undang-Undang (UU) Tax Amnesty atau pengampunan pajak. ?Dia menjelaskan meski selama ini kelompoknya hanya berupa buruh dan para pegawai swasta, namun para buruh tersebut selama ini taat bayar pajak. “Jadi kalau dibilang pemerintah… Continue reading

Benchmarking: The Compass to Navigate the Future of Work

Providing the right mix of competitive rewards to attract and retain talented employees can be like shooting arrows in the dark: You try to take aim but can easily miss your target. Unfortunately, this metaphor applies to many of today’s HR practitioners, who still rely on educated guesses and trial-and-error methods to build and engage a high-performing workforce. Benchmarking can… Continue reading

Forced Retirement Is an Age Discrimination No-no

The EEOC has sued a Colorado hospital for age discrimination. The key allegation? That it forced employees to resign because of their age. The lawsuit claims hospital managers made ageist comments, including that younger nurses could “dance around the older nurses” and that they preferred younger and “fresher” nurses. According to Phoenix District EEOC Regional Attorney Mary Jo O’Neill, “Research… Continue reading

6 Tips for Reducing Time Wasted in Meetings

Meetings are usually a waste of time — your time, my time, everyone’s time. In some organizations meetings are inevitable — the organization just won’t let them go. So perhaps you won’t be able to just quit having meetings, but you can do your part to reduce the soul-sucking productivity drain that transforms a 15-minute meeting into a 90-minute massacre… Continue reading