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Month: June 2016

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HR Word :Change Management

Change Management definition Change management is an overarching, guided process to transition individuals, teams or organisations from state to another. The ultimate goal of change management is to achieve the desired change with the maximum of positive benefits and efficiencies and a minimum of negative effects on all stakeholders. For the HR function, change management is a crucial aspect of […]

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HR Word : Broadbanding

Broadbanding definition Organisations with broadband pay structures have broader salary ranges but there are fewer one of them – this type of structure is found in flattened organisations where there is a reduced chance of promotion in terms of responsibility. Broadbanding allows organisations to increase pay and offer opportunities for training without promoting employees. Broadband pay structures aren’t as sensitive […]

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HR Word : Garnishment

HR Word of the Day – Garnishment Deductions in employee’s salary at the behest of a court or government order for payment of certain debts, taxes or support expenses are known as Garnishments. These orders are generally given to the Employer by the court directing him/her to withhold a portion of the employee’s wages, and the employer is liable to […]

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HR Word : Ergonomics

HR Word of the day – Ergonomics Ergonomics can be understood as the science of creating or designing devices and equipments that are fit for the human body and enhances the activity performed. The term ergonomics came by the derivation of two Greek words ‘ergon’ which means work and ‘nomoi’ which means natural laws. Ergonomics also includes information on safety […]

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HR Word : Blind Job Advert

Blind Job Advert definition Blind job ads are job adverts, for the purposes of Recruitment, that do not include information that identifies who posted the advert. Companies may have many reasons for not attaching their name, such as not making it public that they have a senior job to fill and are therefore ‘rudderless.’ Other companies may want to increase the […]

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HR Word : Benchmarking

Benchmarking definition On a base level, benchmarking involves comparing a company’s performance figures against a standardised set of metrics as a way to judge how the company is doing. It may be a one-off process or a regular part of a company’s strategic management overview. There are many specific types of benchmarking, including best practice benchmarking, whereby leaders will identify […]

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HR WORD : Bean Feast

Bean-feast definition A bean-feast, often shortened to beano, is a British term for an annual dinner provided by an employee to its workers. It can also refer to any outing and meal combo, although the definition based on an annual event is its original meaning. In its earliest usage – in the late 19th and early 20th century – it […]