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“To win the marketplace, you must first win the workplace.”
- Doug Conant

Employee branding as marketing strategy

Employee branding as marketing strategy
When companies find it difficult to find competent employees, and the lack of skilled workers is a major problem, the topic of employer branding is becoming increasingly important for companies. For this reason, we present five tips that will help you to run successful employer branding and give your company the necessary edge over competitors.

Manager's Guide - 1 to 1 Meetings

Manager's Guide - 1 to 1 Meetings
Have you heard about 1: 1 meetings? Or maybe you have been running them in your team? Let us tell you a little bit more about what 1: 1, the benefits they bring, and how to conduct them to get the most out of them.

How to overcome the global talent shortage?

How to overcome the global talent shortage?
The key to success is to develop and implement a well-thought-out hiring strategy that will deal with declining candidate resources. It should take into account the company's business plan, long-term employee demand, and managing both the demand and supply of talent. It is advisable to also cover external factors such as new technologies, demographic changes and competition from other companies. A company that wants to produce something must first ensure the supply of raw materials. In the same way, every employer should secure adequate resources for employees before starting the execution of their business plans. Employment policy must be closely aligned with the company's overall strategy and cover more than just recruitment - it is one of the necessary conditions for development.

How HR Must Rise to Today’s Opportunity

How HR Must Rise to Today’s Opportunity
HR - department, role, function. It is good if the head of the HR department takes a place in the management board in the organizational structure, but it still does not guarantee that HR and the topics most closely related to it will be treated seriously in the company. The role of the HR leader is ungrateful. Often pushed to the background, because it has little to do with strategy or financial results - after all, it's just staff. As HR departments, we want to be taken seriously, we want to take an active part in key business processes, and we are still too rarely invited to them. In my opinion, it is our fault.

5 reasons why e-learning has become a corporate must have

5 reasons why e-learning has become a corporate must have
Learning is important to any business. Enterprises need to hire new employees, move new operations to land from locations around the world, and outsource ongoing operations to different countries. All of this poses a linguistic and cultural challenge. In addition, disseminating business knowledge among employees is essential to improve the quality of the final product or service, and ultimately increase returns and attract new customers. Enabling and encouraging employees to develop is the best way to achieve these goals. Someone might ask why we should choose e-learning over other development methods? Why is it more advantageous than, for example, traditional stationary courses?

Digitization of onboarding process

Digitization of onboarding process
The changes in automation and digitization that have occurred in the last 2 years in companies around the world, have completely changed the approach to processes taking place inside the organization.

Human Resource Manager - what qualities and skills should it have?

Human Resource Manager - what qualities and skills should it have?
The HR industry is developing year by year, new jobs and positions are created. Who will be a recruiter, HR, people partner or HR Business Partner? What qualities and skills are in demand in the Human Resources industry?

How HR pros can advance their careers

How HR pros can advance their careers
Human Resources is an industry in which many people want to spread their wings - especially nowadays. Students, graduates of other faculties or office workers with many years of experience - these are just examples of social groups that make up an extremely colorful range of potentially interested in working in this area. How can I help myself? What to invest time and money in? Continuous education and improving one's qualifications is essential in virtually every profession, including the HR industry. With the dynamically changing labor market and increasing requirements, both on the part of employers and employees, an HR specialist or manager should keep their finger on the pulse.

Ways to Celebrate Halloween in the Workplace

Ways to Celebrate Halloween in the Workplace
In recent years, corporate events have grown in popularity significantly. They are a great opportunity to integrate employees, as well as motivation for further actions. During such meetings, people get to know each other better and improve relations with each other. In addition, they strengthen the skills of cooperation and communication in the team and have fun in an atmosphere of attractive entertainment. The atmosphere of horror, dressing up and collecting sweets are fun habits that have crept into pop culture and increasingly become an occasion to organize parties. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, group meetings are not recommended, but this does not mean that you cannot take care of the chilling Halloween atmosphere at a distance. In this article, we'll look at a few ways to keep your employees happy on Halloween while working remotely, keeping them entertained and having time to talk freely.

Strategies to improve collaboration between office employees and remote teams

Strategies to improve collaboration between office employees and remote teams
Companies no longer operate only within the four walls of the office. Members of the same team can easily work in different countries and even in different time zones. Remote work and a flexible approach to working hours are becoming more and more popular and many companies are changing their internal policies in this area. One in five employees thinks they're more productive when they work remotely, according to research by totaljobs - one of the UK's leading job posting websites. Almost every third employee claims that they would prefer to change the company to one that offers the possibility of remote work. But working remotely individually and in a team also poses some challenges. Collaboration between employees dispersed in different locations can be difficult. Even in a world ruled by the latest technology, where employees communicate via e-mail and instant messaging, we may feel disconnected. If you use the tools and strategies discussed here, your team will collaborate better regardless of where its members are located.

Virtual games for team-building – let's share what to do

Virtual games for team-building – let's share what to do
A pleasant atmosphere in the team is one of the reasons why we come to work and which are our motivation pages. Integration for employees not only for temporary practice in corporations, but most of all for a real one for the company and an element of the team building strategy. Moreover, a great variety for our daily work. We have prepared a dozen ideas for you, including examples for online integration, remote team building, and ways to break the ice between colleagues. You can organize some of the proposals yourself, others are definitely more interesting to prepare with an event company.

Reasons why you should invest in employees

Reasons why you should invest in employees
Employees are the most valuable resources for an organization. Their development is a joint initiative - both by the employee and the employer. Everyone has the benefit of gaining new knowledge or increasing their existing skills. Here are nine reasons why employee development is important to your business growth. In order for our company to really increase efficiency, it is worth investing in employee development. What are the other benefits of training staff?

How to Conduct the Perfect Job Interview

How to Conduct the Perfect Job Interview
As an HR manager or a business owner, you realize that hiring employees is not only about assessing their hard skills. This process is straightforward: you give an aptitude test and based on the results make a decision about a candidate. However, when it comes to reality, soft skills play a crucial role as well. These may be hard to test as the prospective employee will not be willing to reveal their weaknesses.

Ways in which HR Analytics software can be enhanced by an organization

Ways in which HR Analytics software can be enhanced by an organization
Data analysis is a key element of running a successful business. Organizations that can implement appropriate data analytics will have a competitive advantage. The right HR analysis software can improve the performance of an organization in three key ways.

Why human resources are important in organisations

Why human resources are important in organisations
The HR industry is becoming more and more popular. This is due to the dynamic situation in the labor market. It requires implementing more new solutions aimed at both acquiring appropriately qualified employees and the best use of their potential. Therefore, HR departments are starting to appear not only in large corporations but also in small companies. Thanks to their functioning, enterprises have a chance to develop properly. Probably each employee can tell what the basic responsibilities of the HR department are. As a rule, they include: hiring employees, HR duties, and caring for the motivation and development of employees. However, not everyone is aware of the significant impact on the development of the entire business in implementing these tasks by specialists in the most important resources in the company, i.e., human resources. The HR department has a huge impact on the functioning of the company. It is responsible, inter alia, for the recruitment and training of a new employee, motivation and the so-called well-being of employees, and the appropriate organizational culture. Therefore, let's follow how implementing these individual tasks makes the HR department the most important department in the company.

How to Implement a Company Policy

How to Implement a Company Policy
Even the smallest company operates within a specific strategy. Initially, it is a plan in the owner's head. Then - as the business grows - it is put on paper and passed on to subsequent employees. An important but often neglected element of the company's overall strategy is the company policy. What exactly is that? How to build it? You will find the answer to these and other questions related to HR strategy in this article.

Ways to increase the competences of your team

Ways to increase the competences of your team
Professional competences are not permanent, both our personality traits and the related oft skills, as well as the level of acquired skills, i.e. hard competences, may change. Continuous improvement of the employee's competences should be important for the team leader, because his development will be beneficial for the entire company. Competence is a combination of practical skills and knowledge and personality traits that influence the way an employee performs tasks. Among them, there are hard competences and soft competences. Many specializations require constant involvement in professional development, as the available technologies, and thus information, are becoming obsolete. An employer who cares about the employee's competences should be able to develop professionally as part of the work.

Employer branding a marketing or HR function?

Employer branding a marketing or HR function?
Marketing and HR have coexisted in friendly, but somewhat distant and disconnected relationships and until now there has been no special reason why the two groups really need to work closely together. Until employer branding appeared. Marketing is generally responsible for business branding, i.e. the external perception of the company. HR is responsible for the image of the company as an employer in relation to potential candidates and current employees. In the era of the war for talents on the labor market, the cooperation of these two areas seems to be essential. How to use marketing and HR resources to strengthen the employer's brand? What can both departments learn from each other?

How to recruit employees and to drive your brand's success?

How to recruit employees and to drive your brand's success?
Behind every great company there is a team of talented and passionate people. But these teams don't build themselves - they're based on strategic recruiting and talent management processes. Recruiting process plays a big role in hiring the right talent for the position, and when you know how to recruit well for your business, you ensure your business's continued success.

Working in a hybrid system: Does it have any disadvantages?

Working in a hybrid system: Does it have any disadvantages?
Hybrid work has never been so popular. It can be assumed that the crisis caused by the pandemic has irretrievably changed the approach to permanent office work. Is a hybrid system of work good? How is it different from remote work? Even before the pandemic changes, the most frequently used work model was 8 hours in the office. Currently, hybrid work is enjoying increasing popularity and can replace the traditional model in many companies. What are the challenges facing employers with mixed employers? What exactly is this model of work about and can it be compared to hybrid learning?

Employee Onboarding in a Rapidly Growing Startup

Employee Onboarding in a Rapidly Growing Startup
A scalable and effective employee onboarding process can support the growth of a startup and prevent employee churn and increase satisfaction rates. According to Harvard Business Review, an efficient onboarding process can boost new hire retention by 50% and increase productivity by over 60%. However, many startups and even long-established companies are having trouble onboarding new employees – simply because they never paid much attention to this process. This article discusses a few ways how you can better adapt newcomers to your company.

How to motivate an employee in a small company?

How to motivate an employee in a small company?
A small enterprise cannot afford to acquire and retain employees at the level of remuneration offered by corporations. The modern, highly competitive big business market attracts young talented people with high wages, fast careers and many bonuses. However, there are people on the labor market who prefer to work in small businesses. When asked, they emphasize that only there they have a real impact on the company's development, they feel appreciated and can count on a family atmosphere there. The salary level is very important, but it is not the only motivation factor. So what tools other than payroll should be used to motivate employees?

Is HR needed in a small company?

Is HR needed in a small company?
HR sphere has bexome a really important position in all companies. For them small companies the internal HR department is a big challenge.

Part 2. Book summary - The 9 Faces of HR

Part 2. Book summary - The 9 Faces of HR
There’s no such thing as a “good face” or a “bad face” in the 9 Faces of HR. It all comes down to fit. HR shops in big Fortune 500 environments need all 9 Faces to effec- tively deliver HR services. While some might think the more controlling personas are non-desirable, the reality is that these personas are necessary on large HR teams and can also be the most effec- tive persona in some smaller companies as well. It all depends on the environment and the expectations of the organization in question—there’s no bad persona, only bad fits with the organization they serve.

HR Trends: what HR managers need to take into account

HR Trends: what HR managers need to take into account
Companies, institutions, and their HR departments are already working intensively on new strategies for the next year. So what trends and directions of HR development are forecast by experts for 2021? What trends in HR and recruitment in 2021 will we observe? Which tools, techniques, and recruitment methods should be implemented to meet market demands?

HR and social media: Tips

HR and social media: Tips
All roads lead through social media - also with recruiting and HR. Social media HR has become a popular method of finding employees. To do this, you need a good plan, expert knowledge, and perseverance. In this post, we will provide you with a practical guide on proceeding step by step. Social media offers many opportunities to promote the company's brand as an employer (Employer Branding) and thus attract the best candidates. We analyzed the activities of several leading global companies to identify the factors that most influence their success on social media. Here is a list of 8 aspects worth paying attention to when using social media in the recruitment process.

Part 1. Book summary - The 9 Faces of HR

Part 1. Book summary - The 9 Faces of HR
This is a must-read business book, “The Nine Faces of HR” looks at how organizations - via their HR leaders and teams - balance innovation versus structure, speed to market versus process, and employee development versus the financial realities that the CFO places on everyone. Simply put, welcome to the world of work. Kris's book is a welcome departure from the standard issue "how to" guides and the legions of pages devoted to "leadership". The Nine Face of HR is something that you can relate to because we all know the nine personas that Kris describes in the book.

How to Build an Effective Employee Management Process

How to Build an Effective Employee Management Process
Employees are one of the crucial assets in any company. To prevent personnel turnover, burnouts, and poaching talents, it is necessary to establish an effective HR management process. Although there are many different management models, the core principles that ensure employees’ utmost engagement, productivity, and loyalty are universal. Let’s have a look at some of the best employee management practices.

How to use GitHub in searching candidates?

How to use GitHub in searching candidates?
Recruiting engineers has its own rules. Developers are usually passive candidates and are not actively looking for a job. This means that the standard recruitment methods in their case do not bring the expected results. This requires a search for non-standard channels, one of which is GitHub. How to use this popular repository in IT recruitment?

Job satisfaction as one of the main motivators

Job satisfaction as one of the main motivators
Job satisfaction is closely related to the attitude of the employee to the organization, more precisely to the place itself, the atmosphere, the supervisor, colleagues, and the tasks they perform. This is influenced by the financial aspect, but also by higher-order needs such as a sense of success, prestige, respect, belonging and self-fulfillment. Is job satisfaction more valuable to us than salary?

How to deal with cultural differences

How to deal with cultural differences
Migration of employees and globalization of companies means that more and more people work in culturally diverse teams. Also, in Poland, managers often manage people from different parts of the world, using different languages, having different ideas about good cooperation, order, and duty. In the era of expanding international cooperation, whether it is worth creating culturally diverse teams is no longer being asked. Nevertheless, their formation is a fact, just as cultural differences are a fact. Rather, the question should be "How to manage them?" Cultural diversity, and above all, the ability to manage cultural differences, is a source of new values ​​described as a cultural synergy effect. A company that accepts cultural diversity has easier access to unique knowledge about foreign markets, recipients' specificity, and preferences, behaviors, and needs. Multicultural teams have a decisive advantage over monocultural teams, usually consisting of people with similar experiences, educated according to similar programs, which can generate a limited number of solutions.

Remote work and traveling: is it real?

Remote work and traveling: is it real?
Do you dream of a several-month journey to the other end of the world and want to combine work with traveling? Or maybe you are wondering if the recently fashionable "workation" is for you?

Workplace Digital transformation in your company

Workplace Digital transformation in your company
Digital transformation is nothing more than integrating digital technology in all areas of your business and changing the way you operate and deliver value to your customers. It is also a cultural change that requires organizations to constantly challenge themselves, experiment, but also accept failure. Digital transformation is an inevitable process, regardless of the size of the enterprise. There is no doubt that it is not obvious to everyone. This is spoken of in panel discussions, articles, or research on how companies can remain competitive as the environment is increasingly digital. However, many business leaders do not fully understand the importance of digital transformation. Is it just a catchy placeholder for a move to the cloud? What are the specific stages of the transformation? Do you need to design new jobs to help yourself create the framework for your digital transformation or hire a third party? What parts of our business strategy need to be changed? Is it really worth it?

Production planning - what is it and why is it so important?

It would seem that the matter is simple - you know how many products you need to ship, how many are in stock in the finished goods warehouse, so you can easily calculate how much you need to produce for the customer to be satisfied.

HR Trends 2021: big challenges of the new year

HR Trends 2021: big challenges of the new year
HR Trends The past year was marked by a major upheaval in the world of work. Fixed, rigid processes and structures have had their day and have given way to a kind of “forced flexibility”. While digital processes and virtual collaboration have so far been neglected in many companies, in 2020 they will become the focus of attention from one moment to the next. This trend will continue in 2021. But we also expect many other innovations in the coming year.

Why employees leave company— and how you can prevent it

Why employees leave company— and how you can prevent it
It doesn't take much for a great employee to leave the company. Common reasons are, of course, a terrible boss, low salary, lack of respect at work, or finding a better offer. However, there are also less obvious reasons for quitting your job.

Employee relations - everything you need to know about them

Employee relations - everything you need to know about them
Work relationships are a factor that has a huge impact on the atmosphere in the workplace. In this article, we will look at the most important principles for employee relationship management, examples of unsuccessful employee relationships, and share some best practices on how you can improve them.

Employees: Going Back to the Office Is Stupid

Employees: Going Back to the Office Is Stupid
Would you like to work from home but are you afraid your boss will disagree? Check how to convince him of this idea! Performing work from home is an increasingly popular form of work. Thanks to modern technologies, many people can do their work from their own home and from anywhere in the world. Moreover, both sides benefit here - the employee has more comfortable working conditions, thanks to which he is more motivated. The employer saves time and money and gains a satisfied, effective employee.

Labor market - TOP 5 trends in 2021

Labor market - TOP 5 trends in 2021
The collapse of the employee market, a decrease in the number of economic migrants, accelerated automation, regulation of remote work and difficult contract renegotiation - these are the most important trends that employers and employees will face in 2021. The year ending mainly due to the coronavirus has brought many changes that have already left their mark on the labor market. We took them under a microscope to assess which of them may dominate the next year and which are only a temporary phenomenon.

Biggest Mistakes, which New HR Professionals Make

Biggest Mistakes, which New HR Professionals Make
HR specialists are responsible for connecting employees of all departments of the company with the tools and training necessary for its proper operation, and thus have a direct impact on all areas of the company. In this article, we present the 12 most common mistakes made in building relationships between employees from the perspective of the HR department. Due to the key activities of the HR department, any mistakes made by its employees are costly for the entire organization. Potentially, they can even adversely affect the overall activities of the company. For this reason, it is worth knowing what mistakes are most often committed and how to avoid them.

How to increase the effectiveness of the team? GRPI model

How to increase the effectiveness of the team? GRPI model
Every week you even make them progress, that they are doing jobs that help them do. A lot of meetings, more emails and a lack of awareness of what citizens may require by ticking off specific items of expertise and delivering them effectively. How efficiently you get the results of your work about success, the control you can use, you can use the points of gaining friction points and driving factors. Efficiency is productivity for the sake of productivity itself. Rather, it's the only way to work the work environment and continue creating to continue to repeat the team.

What is the difference between working in HR and being a psychologist

What is the difference between working in HR and being a psychologist
The HR industry is developing year by year, new jobs and positions are created. Who will be a recruiter, HR and payroll specialist or HR Business Partner? What qualities and skills are in demand in the Human Resources industry?

External recruitment vs internal recruitment

External recruitment vs internal recruitment
It is often associated only with the commissioning of recruitment to a HR consulting company, although in fact it is all activities undertaken by HR specialists in order to find the best candidates. External recruitment gives you the opportunity to reach: a wide range of diverse candidates or extremely gifted people who have extraordinary qualifications. It brings great effects in the case of recruitment, e.g. for positions requiring certain specialist knowledge or for managerial positions for which it is difficult to find the right person among the employed staff. A new employee usually brings a fresh look at certain processes taking place in the company (e.g. he can use solutions that he used in previous workplaces, improve the processes of performing certain activities). Moreover, thanks to external recruitment, the employer has the opportunity to build his position on the labor market. And the title of a reliable employer will surely attract the attention of the best.

Secrets to Effectively Working with a Distributed Team

Secrets to Effectively Working with a Distributed Team
Can you say anything else of value in the subject of remote work? After all, we all had to become experts overnight. If you consider that the only criterion for the success of remote work is that it "works" - then no. If it is also important for you whether it is "efficient" - then it is. Because it is these chats that build the organizational culture. It was then that my co-workers wanted to share some of their problems, thoughts or requests, because they felt it was the right time. It was also then that I was able to help resolve the conflict, present a vision, or sense what is impossible to sense remotely. I do not mention the motivation and team integration, which Slack led is like watching "Avengers" on a smartphone - with blistering wi-fi and without headphones. 7 rules that can help you not only improve the operating model of distributed organization, but also apply in consulting and training work. You can apply all or several of them - the most important thing is that you can implement them immediately.

AVOIDING A CASE OF RECRUITING BURNOUT

AVOIDING A CASE OF RECRUITING BURNOUT
Did you know that the date of professional burning was created as a result of research on emotional stress experienced by people working in the healthcare sector? They are emotional syndrome of exhaustion, depersonalization and reduction of personal achievements. He often touches people working in competitions that require intensive interpersonal contacts, highly stressful.

Discrimination at work - does it apply to you?

Discrimination at work - does it apply to you?
Discrimination at work can affect any employee - on the basis of gender, age, nationality, religion, skin color or political opinion. However, it is worth knowing that the law categorically prohibits it, and any person who has suffered because of it may file a lawsuit in court. No co-worker or employer can make us feel left out on certain matters just because of whether we are older or younger, or perhaps of foreign origin. Nevertheless, discrimination at work is still present and, in addition to the above-mentioned factors, also applies to employees working on a non-full-time basis or on a different contract. Employees are most often discriminated against because of their age and gender. How to counteract it? When to fight for your rights?

5 Best Ways to Reward Employees

5 Best Ways to Reward Employees
There’s little doubt that employers should be rewarding their employees for good job. It drives better engagement, improves corporate culture, and helps reduce employee turnover. Apart from financial compensations, it is also important to demonstrate appreciation and recognize employees’ achievements by rewarding them. There is a number of methods to do so. Let’s have a look at some of them.

Leadership and HR: It's time for a new deal

Leadership and HR: It's time for a new deal
The COVID-19 pandemic started a completely new chapter for companies to create and implement winning strategies. The ones that help not only to survive in turbulent times but also to thrive and move forward. High volatility and uncertainty of operating conditions will stay with us for longer. This, in turn, means a huge increase in the importance of the human factor in business, especially of how employees function daily. What changes should leaders of companies and HR departments adjust to this year? As a result of the pandemic, companies worldwide had to start working and operating differently from before to respond to a sudden and unexpected crisis. Its variable nature also makes it difficult to anticipate events and plan effectively. Companies, naturally, focused primarily on survival. This, however, is related to the trap of a reactive approach to business and doing mainly what is necessary at a given moment. Any disruptions are seen as point crises that resolved to get back into business as usual.

Brainy HR - new update (May 2021)

Brainy HR - new update (May 2021)
We are happy to introduce new Brainy HR features: custom dashboards, employee turnover rate report, probation period logic, duration of work report, new 7 survey templates and Hired vs Left report.

4 ways to show appreciation at work

4 ways to show appreciation at work
When your colleague shows appreciation for your help, it increases that you will help him/her again. And when it is not there, it is very possible that you will not help him anymore as it is, as circles do now. Therefore, small gestures of gratitude are very important at work. Moreover, showing appreciation helps aid the quality of the relationship. "People tend to be warm and positive towards people who appreciate them and this can have a positive effect on future relationships.

Why Did We Ever Go Into HR?

Why Did We Ever Go Into HR?
Sometimes, when I introduce myself and say that I work in HR, I hear - are you a human resources manager? Although I am not surprised by this comment, with a smile, I deny it. Usually, the question then arises - what are you actually doing? So my answer is that today HR is a large area of ​​competence that is difficult to describe in three words. Especially that specializations have already evolved from particular areas. So what exactly does an HR person do?

Well-being of your employee - key to success

Well-being of your employee  - key to success
For years, we listened to the fact that success is achieved by hard work. Both among employees and employers grow awareness that relaxation is not a sin. On the contrary - a great way to increase productivity.

10 usual HR questions

10 usual HR questions
Good preparation for an interview may decide about its success, so it is worth reviewing your CV a few days before the scheduled date, considering how to best present your professional career, and think about answering the most frequent questions during the recruitment meeting. Will these only be questions about the experience gained? Will they check knowledge in a given area or knowledge of specific tools? Will they test motivation and creativity? While the questions may be worded differently, there are several areas that a recruiter almost always wants to explore in an interview. Here they are.

Employee onboarding - 10 best practices

Employee onboarding - 10 best practices
The first days in a new job usually evoke the fear of the unknown. The hired person is concerned about how they will be received by the team and wants to make a positive impression. Without the help of others, she may feel lost, stressed and confused. Employee onboarding may facilitate adaptation to a new workplace. What exactly is this procedure and how to effectively implement it in your company?

Recruiting tips: The first letters are the first impression. You can't fold twice.

Recruiting tips: The first letters are the first impression. You can't fold twice.
These are just some of the passwords that we can find thousands of on the Internet. So what is the phenomenon of first impression articles, of which there are so many, and which we apparently badly need? Why is it so important? And how does it work that our future depends on the first impression? Suppose we work for a recruiting company or an internal HR department and we have just interviewed two candidates for the same position. Both candidates have similar experiences and competencies. However, one of them somehow automatically seems to us a better candidate, and we are more sympathetic to him. The second one, in turn, evokes negative emotions in us, although he did not do anything wrong. We have already chosen subconsciously. But why is that so?

Benefits in company, why do we just give people money :)

Benefits in company, why do we just give people money :)
Employers are increasingly striving for employee loyalty, believing that this will not only positively affect the company's image, but also its financial success. It turns out that non-wage benefits are both attractive for employees and beneficial for the employer. Check how various types of benefits can translate into building the company's value.

Changing the organization’s HR strategy and its impact

Changing the organization’s HR strategy and its impact
Strategic change is usually the need to adapt the organization, products, procedures, and processes. It is quite common for a company to adjust its business plan when it stagnates or requires rapid organic growth. Strategic change begins with a decision of the top management of the organization that identifies gaps and opportunities, then designs a vision for a strategically changed company and identifies the opportunities and benefits of such change. Strategic change redefines the organization's basic principles and components; focuses the company on gaining a sustainable competitive advantage. The leader often formulates a new vision of the company developed as part of a detailed business strategy. The need for change can come either internally or externally; however, the leader usually responds to mixed signals in reality.

8 rules for working from home

8 rules for working from home
Work from home requires discipline and can be a challenge for everyday life's office routine. Let us remember one thing - the current situation is difficult, we must take care of our own and our loved ones' safety, but at the same time remember about the business reality.

Solving Retention Problems in the Construction Industry with Employee Recognition

Solving Retention Problems in the Construction Industry with Employee Recognition
The construction industry has its fair share of challenges. Employing and retaining professional workers are some of the most persistent of these.

Happiness at work - is it important?

Happiness at work - is it important?
For many people, happiness is the overriding value in life. However, is happiness at work as important as what we strive for in our private life? How to achieve them? Can we work on it? In the article below, we will try to answer this question.

You Don’t Need to Meet Every Qualification to Apply for a Job

You Don’t Need to Meet Every Qualification to Apply for a Job
What to do when we do not meet all the requirements specified in the job vacancy. Is it worth applying despite some inconsistencies? Is it better to save your and recruiters' time and look for a job for which we will fit 100%? Many people looking for a job give up applying for their dreams because they do not meet all the recruitment advertisement requirements. Is it right?

5 myths of leader development, or why trainings dont work?

5 myths of leader development, or why trainings dont work?
Most of the management boards agree to organize such training while not expecting any results. The first myth is the slogan often uttered by leaders that HR is responsible for developing the organization's development! This is one of the stereotypes, but if we agree that it is not true, whose shoulders bear this responsibility?

HR evolution or the future of HR after the coronavirus

HR evolution or the future of HR after the coronavirus
The time has come for organizations to change their mindsets from survival to growth. The basis of this kind of change is caring for people. The situation related to the coronavirus epidemic and how we, as employers, team leaders, and employees, can adapt to it and create a future in a changing environment. The article touched upon many aspects of the employee's life cycle in the company. What has come to the fore is how professional life is now intertwined with private life and how employers will change, both in terms of employee care and technology.

7 commandments of a good employer, or how to keep the best employees in your company

7 commandments of a good employer, or how to keep the best employees in your company
The employee market is a concept that should be remembered by every employer who cares about building a harmonious team of professionals and maintaining the highest possible efficiency in their company. There is more and more talk about attracting the best talent on the market to your company, but have you thought about how to keep them? What actions will prevent your best employees from even thinking about looking for another employer? Here are some tips that will help you reduce turnover in your company and keep the best specialists!

Business lesson for HR: what we should learn from marketing and sales

Business lesson for HR: what we should learn from marketing and sales
At first glance, each of these departments does something completely different. Sales provides clients with solutions and cares for proper relations, marketing uses appropriate tools to promote the brand and convince clients to it, and HR employs, manages human resources and payroll, and does everything to make people want to work effectively. Three different areas, three completely different areas of responsibility, what can you get inspired by and what good practices to implement in the field of HR?

Hybrid work triggers productivity and willingness to cooperate

Hybrid work triggers productivity and willingness to cooperate
Until now, management was dominated by the approach of economizing the use of organizational space. It manifested itself in the widespread use of methods and techniques for organizing work processes in space, within which the main criterion for the arrangement of objects was to minimize the function of flows between workstations and, in general, to reduce the cost of owning and using corporate spaces.

Easy Steps To Successfully Recover After A Layoff

Easy Steps To Successfully Recover After A Layoff
​ Receiving a notice of termination is never pleasant. But despite the outburst of emotions, felt sadness, anger, disappointment, or horror, employees should try to proceed as structured and organized as possible after a dismissal. This is the only way to get the best out of the situation ultimately. So what should you pay attention to when you have been given notice, and what exactly should you do after you have given notice? We'll show you step by step.

How to Manage a Human Resources Department

How to Manage a Human Resources Department
As a lead manager, you need to know how to manage a team. It is not an easy task; you have to be able to reconcile many interests. You will also have to combine multiple roles yourself effectively; you need to balance supervising and giving free.

What Does HR Actually Do? Key Responsibilities

What Does HR Actually Do?  Key Responsibilities
We are becoming more and more aware of the importance of employees for the company. People are the backbone of many businesses. Thanks to them, they have a chance of success. Their skills, efficiency, and commitment are important not only for their development but also for everyone's actions. Therefore, it is important to manage people properly. Almost every company has an HR department. What exactly do its employees do? Can a company exist without human resource management? In this article, we will answer these questions!

Productive behavior - how employees inhibit the company's development

Productive behavior - how employees inhibit the company's development
We spend more and more time at work, we complain about being overloaded with duties and working on weekends and evenings. On the other hand, more and more hours devoted to professional responsibilities do not always translate into higher productivity and higher profits. What is the reason for this discrepancy? Most likely from mistakes in working time management and sometimes also from employees’ deliberate actions to the company's disadvantage.

Patty McCord “Powerful” - book summary

Patty McCord “Powerful” - book summary
One of the coolest books on organizational culture I have read. If Patty's name doesn't mean anything to you, I would like to add that she is behind Netflix's HR success and culture. In eight chapters, McCord discusses the pillars that makeup Netflix's DNA as an employer. He writes that the key to the company's business success is understanding business goals by all employees (without exceptions) and openness to their questions and doubts. It points out how much value it can be to encourage employees to make mistakes and learn from their actions. It emphasizes the importance of transparency within the organization and compares internal communication to arteries. Internal communication, providing employees with all the necessary information about the company, protects the company's life, just like arteries pumping blood to the human heart.

How to prepare for HR interview

How to prepare for HR interview
Have you been invited to a job interview? Congratulations! You have already been very successful - your CV has caught the recruiter's attention and convinced him of your candidacy. Now you have an important task ahead of you - an interview, i.e., presenting yourself in the best light during a live meeting. In this article, you'll find some tips on how to prepare for an interview. Thanks to them, you have a chance to shine and get your dream job.

How to become a tech recruiter: simple steps

How to become a tech recruiter: simple steps
You probably heard stories about incompetent recruiters conducting the recruitment process more than once. A recruiter's mistake on behalf of the recruiter, no knowledge of the position, no feedback, bad recruitment management, inability to sourcing.

HR problems that hinder business growth

HR  problems that hinder business growth
We live in an unprecedented time that begins negotiations than before. Remote work, a team of a team made to feel sick too many managers and employees. As it turns out, the key competence is quick adaptation. We live in times of change and uncertainty. Your company's should contain the following three elements: GOAL - embedding the mission and values ​​among teams, individual employees, and in the work environment itself POTENTIAL - understood as stimulating the possibilities of dormant employees PERSPECTIVE - making bold decisions in times of constant change and uncertainty Introducing the above elements into the life of the organization requires changes in the strategy and employee programs. These high-level statements must be transferred to a lower level, specific steps and actions that will make real changes in the approach. We have added the key trends.

Risks and benefits of 1-on-1 as a management tool: how and when to conduct them?

Risks and benefits of 1-on-1 as a management tool: how and when to conduct them?
Have you heard about 1: 1 meetings? Or maybe you have been running them in your team for a long time? If they are new to you, and you want to find out what they are, you know what they are about, but you don't know how to go about them, or you are just looking for ideas on how to improve such meetings, you've come to the right place. Let us tell you a little about what 1: 1 sessions are, the benefits they bring, and how to run them so that you get the most out of them.

Starting an HR Department from Scratch

Starting an HR Department from Scratch
​ HR department was seen as supporting the company's current policy, tasks were mainly focused on conducting the recruitment process. Currently, the role of human resources specialists is changing - they increasingly play strategic advisers to the management board. Find out why the HR department is necessary in your company!

Inside Out: How to start changing HR processes in a new company

Inside Out: How to start changing HR processes in a new company
​ Determining the personnel strategy directions consists of analyzing and diagnosing the situation and determining the rules of action based on inference. The basis is understanding the interdependence of phenomena and modeling plans so that what is happening in the personnel area responds to business activities, supports, and strengthens them. The modern economy requirements create a coherent and concentrated approach to human capital management, the HR strategy. Its development is not a simple task. Its practical implementation will undoubtedly increase the HR team’s authority as a strategic business partner and allow for effective budget management. So what should you remember when preparing such a strategy?

Company-wide OKRs: What are some examples?

Company-wide OKRs: What are some examples?
Knowing classic and agile management systems, we were looking for more effective methods that would be more flexible, improve communication, and positively impact the team's motivation and responsibility. In this article, we would like to introduce you to the OKR method and how you can apply it in your own work.

Social Media Recruitment: How to Successfully Integrate Social Media into Recruitment Strategy

Social Media Recruitment: How to Successfully Integrate Social Media into Recruitment Strategy
Recruitment in social media is no longer a novelty and has become a significant trend that strongly affects HR departments’ work.

HR vs boss: How to explain that hr role is important

HR vs boss: How to explain that hr role is important
The HR department in every company plays a huge role, it is responsible for recruitment, looking for candidates for work. It is also a department that will introduce a new employee to the company's operating rules and support in the first days at work. HR Department cooperates with other departments in the preparation of each employee's development path and takes care of the development of their competencies. And what does it look like in a small company that bases its management model on a flat structure? Is such a department needed? These other questions are answered in the following episode.

DISC - Behavioral flexibility in people management

DISC - Behavioral flexibility in people management
Do you know that? With some people, you are immediately on the same wavelength when it comes to communication, while with others, you never come on a green branch. The respective DISC profile could be a reason for this. According to this, every person belongs to one of the four necessary DISC types, which influences how we work and communicate. The advantage is that those who know their own and their counterparts; DISC profiles can use this profitably for themselves. We'll tell you how

HR Budget Planning

HR Budget Planning
Knowledge about what tools are used to carry out human resources management activities and what funds have been allocated so far within these processes to prepare the budget for the next period properly. In this article, the expert discusses the HR department's expenses and information necessary to conduct a personnel cost analysis.

Tips on Managing Employee Time Off Requests Fairly

Tips on Managing Employee Time Off Requests Fairly
Every company, even the smallest, has to deal with the Time-Off requests. Managing Time-Off requests is not an easy task. Employees often write them incorrectly or even lose them before they go on vacation. They take up both the HR department's time, continually asking about the remaining leave, and their superiors, repeatedly catching them to accept the application. Besides, if an organization continues to rely solely on conventional means such as e-mails, excel sheets, and printed forms to manage vacation requests, this can complicate matters even further and hamper practical work.

Why are Performance Appraisals Important: 6 Benefits of Performance Appraisal

Why are Performance Appraisals Important: 6 Benefits of Performance Appraisal
At the end of the year, it will be that time again: In many companies, managers and employees get together for the feedback review to discuss successes, goals achieved, and new tasks. Some employees are happy to receive the recognition they deserve from their superiors. Others feel like they have been shown up in their performance reviews and fear an unjustified judgment. Many companies conduct employee performance appraisals at the end of the year, and HR managers have many tasks and meetings. We have six tips for the performance appraisal and challenge the traditional process.

HR Trends to take into account for 2021

HR Trends to take into account for 2021
The challenging and unpredictable year 2020 for the labor market comes to an end. Companies, institutions, and their HR departments are already starting to work intensively on new strategies for the next year. What trends and directions of HR development are forecast by experts for 2021? What trends in HR and recruitment in 2021 will we observe? Which tools, techniques, and recruitment methods should be implemented to meet market demands?

How to Improve Employee Retention: 7 Retention Strategies for Employers

How to Improve Employee Retention: 7 Retention Strategies for Employers
The rotation of employees for many positions in the company is a huge problem for employers and management. The manager or manager has to train new staff almost continuously. Employee retention turns out to be a problem. Retention, i.e., retaining employees, is based on its capabilities and, most of all, managers.

How Often to Do Performance Reviews: 5 Tips for Managers

How Often to Do Performance Reviews: 5 Tips for Managers
Measuring employee performance usually causes stress for employees and HR managers. Many companies use performance metrics to measure employee review and satisfaction. Don't know how to stay calm when you conduct a performance review for your employees? Let's discuss the employee performance methods together with BrainyHR.

7 Ways Cloud-Based HR Software Has Improved HR Department Performance

7 Ways Cloud-Based HR Software Has Improved HR Department Performance
Human resources are no longer limited to the back office dealing with endless piles of documents for some time now. Thanks to the Internet and modern technology, HR has completely transformed into a technologically advanced department that uses cloud-based solutions for employee management, recruitment, working time, onboarding, and much more. The human resources department is usually a place of crazy activity. With the benefits of cloud-based HR software, HR professionals now have the tools to reduce and simplify administrative tasks such as payroll and record keeping. Instead, they can focus on issues that are very important in an era of fierce competition - such as employee engagement.

Top 5 Reasons Why Your Business Needs Employee Rewards and Recognition Program

Top 5 Reasons Why Your Business Needs Employee Rewards and Recognition Program
In today's ultra-competitive work environment, companies advantage is those with the best-trained and well-qualified employees. However, even the best employees cannot work well when they are not motivated enough. Therefore, the recognition of employees in the workplace must be an inherent part of every company's culture. Are you looking to create a productive high-level employee reward and recognition? Rewarding staff with the right rewards and benefits increases retention and engagement, which can deliver amazing results for your company's culture.

Tis the Season: Recruiting and What to Do after Christmas holidays

Tis the Season: Recruiting and What to Do after Christmas holidays
Recruiting employees after the holidays are associated with a lot of myths and assumptions. In this publication, we decided to deal with them and gather some facts that will help you prepare well for it. Recruitment has never been easy, but contrary to the weather conditions - it starts to get particularly hot… after the holidays. And if we add a "pandemic" holiday to it, we already have a recipe for a truly masterful challenge.

Burnout - How Do You Survive It?

Burnout - How Do You Survive It?
Burnout more often affects younger people than older people, single people than those who have a family, women and men alike. Perfectionists and people who identify with their work are particularly at risk. Burnout is called the disease of civilization of the 21st century. What characterizes "BurnOut syndrome," and can it be prevented? How to build your career so as not to burn yourself at work?

7 Tips On How To Increase Employee Engagement

7 Tips On How To Increase Employee Engagement
How do companies retain the best employees while other hiring managers have problems filling vacancies with suitable candidates? The solution: employee engagement! We give you 7 tips with concrete examples to make your company more attractive to employees by turning satisfied employees into committed ones.

7 important HR trends in 2021

7 important HR trends in 2021
In 2020, many companies learned to rethink. The first Corona months were also an extraordinary challenge for HR managers. The task now is to implement the knowledge gained in intelligent HR work. 2020 was an eventful year and will have a significant impact on trends in 2021. New approaches and authenticity are, therefore, required. Corona has turned the world of work upside down. While there used to be fixed structures in the company, nowadays, one often has to improvise. Home office, short-time work, and continually changing corona regulations require employers and employees to be as flexible as possible. But what do these circumstances mean for the HR industry in 2021, and which trends can be derived from them?

Employer branding in recruitment

Employer branding in recruitment
To attract qualified IT specialists, sometimes it is not enough to pay only a satisfactory salary - in an industry where candidates can even pick and choose between offers, something more is needed. Employer branding may be of key importance here, as it greatly influences the effectiveness of recruitment activities. What is "employer branding"? Employer branding is simply creating the image of the employer. It includes both external activities addressed to potential candidates and internal activities addressed to current employees. It is a long-term strategy to attract, engage, and retain the company's most valuable and talented employees. This term is significant in the employee market case, where employers compete strongly for the best specialists in the industry.

5 things which help you to recruit better in December

5 things which help you to recruit better in December
The demand for management staff is systematically growing every year. Therefore, executive recruiters dealing with the acquisition of directors, managers and high-class specialists also have more and more work. Recruiting such candidates is a difficult and time-consuming job. The work is very dynamic and the requirements for this profession are high. If you are an executive recruiter, we present the 5 most important things to help you do your job better.

HR skills that every leader or boss Must Have

HR skills that every leader or boss Must Have
Success in a team starts with you and your leadership style. To meet your employees' demands and expectations in the long term, you need good ideas - especially in today's increasingly digitized world of work.

HR Budget Management: How to Plan a Budget for the HR Department?

HR Budget Management: How to Plan a Budget for the HR Department?
December is the last call for most companies to plan their HR budget for the next year. It is difficult to define all expenses precisely in the era of the COVID-19 pandemic and a dynamically changing market situation. However, to function efficiently and achieve all the assumed goals, we should prepare a stable basis to give us a complete and detailed picture of the company's recruitment expenses. The company's budget is a list of planned revenues and expenses, thanks to which you can increase if your own company’s financial efficiency. If you are wondering how to prepare such a statement, you've come to the right place. Here are easy steps you need to take to budget your business. Surely you've heard about the HR corporate budget. Perhaps you even planned it consciously! Well-thought-out planning of the company's account is the domain of wise financial management and a handy tool that should be used when making critical business decisions. However, before we go a step further and plan your budget for the next month, quarter, or year, it's worth knowing more about your corporate account.

The Human Resources of the Future: Advice for HR

The Human Resources of the Future: Advice for HR

Today, companies are more aware that their customers and their employees are of great importance for the company's prospects. By helping to make the organization of companies future-proof, HR experts initiate change processes in the company from the employees' perspective. It is, therefore, more important than ever to fill HR functions with the right people.

 

In this article, l present six trends for HR over the next three years. Find out more about the drivers and successful strategies that can turn your potential into an indispensable talent of tomorrow!

5 Reasons Why It Is Worth Investing In The Development Of Employees

5 Reasons Why It Is Worth Investing In The Development Of Employees

Each entrepreneur can choose from an extensive range of training options: conferences, seminars, workshops, group training, individual, internal, external, specialist, and language training. It is important to choose wisely - take into account the company's goals and the employee's possibilities. The organization's training system should be matched to employees' needs and qualifications, but at the same time should pursue the company's business goals and the ambitions of the participants. Well-chosen and conducted training can bring many benefits to employees and organizations.

11 Mistakes You Should Avoid When Implementing Hr Software

11 Mistakes You Should Avoid When Implementing Hr Software

The introduction of HR software is an important project and should be recognized as such by all parties involved. After all, this usually involves a certain investment, and not only HR managers but also employees are affected.

New Year Corporate gifts ideas for employees

New Year Corporate gifts ideas for employees

 

Christmas will be soon again. For supervisors and managing directors, the pre-Christmas period is not just a piece of cake: What should you give your employees this year? The bottle of wine was last time! If you are also looking for gifts for your colleagues and do not yet know what to buy: Here you will find 24 ideas for gifts that will really make your employees happy. 

Anyone looking for gift ideas for their employees on the Internet will get a lot of hits. Dozens of sites - mostly from online shops - advertise products that would make good gifts. Indeed, these lists often give you excellent ideas. But maybe you feel like so many others: Most of the gift ideas that can be found on the Internet are either too ordinary or too unusual. Your employees have already received ordinary gifts more than once in their life: a bottle of red wine box of chocolates. 

How To Build A Positive Company Culture

How To Build A Positive Company Culture

It is getting harder and harder to imagine the existence of a company without the organizational culture. Young employees pay a lot of attention to the working climate, whether they feel good at work, is it their environment - they also build our image. Therefore, in the perspective of development and changes in the employee and customer market, it definitely pays off to build an employee-friendly organizational culture.

Human resource strategy in 5 easy steps

Human resource strategy in 5 easy steps

HR managers live in a permanent field of tension. You have to advise and challenge - provide service and make decisions. Many expectations and demands are addressed to today's modern and competent HR manager that it seems almost impossible to do justice to these role models. This is where change management comes in. You can find out here how to implement HR management effectively and successfully.

 

Performance review template

Performance review template

At the end of the year, it will be that time again: In many companies, executives and employees get together as usual for the usual feedback discussions to discuss successes, goals achieved, and new tasks. Some employees are happy to receive the recognition they deserve from their line manager. Others feel like they have been shown up in their performance reviews and fear an unjustified judgment. In many companies, the end of the fiscal year occurs during the year, and the employee appraisals are just around the corner. We want to explain why it’s essential and also prepare a template for you for the performance review.

Recruiting Tips: 5 most important rules for recruiting

Recruiting Tips: 5 most important rules for recruiting

To assess whether the conducted recruitment processes are effective, it is necessary to measure them properly. Defining the specific purpose of the recruitment allows for establishing measures that will help verify the effectiveness of undertaken activities. 

180-degree feedback

180-degree feedback

Analyzing and reviewing employee performance is a process that should adapt to the needs of every company and individual. There are various methods of conducting an appraisal interview, but in the following, we will focus on 180-degree feedback as a performance assessment.

RECRUITING TIPS: TIPS ON HOW TO RECRUIT GEN Z

RECRUITING TIPS: TIPS ON HOW TO RECRUIT GEN Z

 

Since most of the communication takes place over the Internet, how one comes into contact with one another, and where one can get information is changing in this age group. Real-life is increasingly merging with digital.

 

When it comes to relationships and bonds, Generation Z prefers to remain non-binding. Only your own family and close friends have top priority. Other connections are primarily maintained digitally and are often short-lived.

Cultural change: effective steps to change corporate culture

Cultural change:  effective steps to change corporate culture

Does your company have a successful corporate culture? Are your employees happy? And what is corporate culture anyway?  A strong corporate culture is definitely the right way to motivate employees to produce successfully and ultimately to be at the top of the business. 

5 Reasons Why Your Company Should Run an Internal Blog

5 Reasons Why Your Company Should Run an Internal Blog
Corporate blogs have become an integral part of corporate communication. But the success of the corporate blog often falls far short of expectations, and there are many reasons. A successful corporate blog can fulfill many corporate goals. A corporate blog can increase the reach and visibility of a company in search engines, strengthen its reputation and serve as a content center for internal and external communication.

How to Implement HRMS Successfully: The Complete Checklist

How to Implement HRMS Successfully: The Complete Checklist

The HRIS platform improves many company processes - from onboarding, through training management and employee development, to strategic direction of the organization's effectiveness. Implementing an IT solution in the HR department does not have to be complicated. It is enough to plan a few simple steps, thanks to which the implementation of the HR system will be quick and efficient. Implementing an HRIS system is always a project. To be successful, you need to answer a few key questions and plan individual stages to avoid generating unnecessary costs and possible problems. Below, we discuss the most critical elements of the HRIS platform implementation project, the planning of which will allow you to implement the IT tool in your HR department seamlessly.

Employee engagement: tips on measuring

Employee engagement: tips on measuring

Employee engagement can have a significant impact on business success. But what does it mean exactly? And how does it differ from employee satisfaction? Employee engagement is the energy that employees invest to achieve good results and move their company forward.

Six tips against negativity in the workplace

Six tips against negativity in the workplace

Negativity in the workplace can be very harmful. The effects on productivity can be catastrophic; not only teamwork, morals, and absenteeism are affected. Negativity can take many forms, and keeping it to a minimum is essential.

10 ways to increase the competences of your team

10 ways to increase the competences of your team

Professional competencies are not permanent. Improvement of employee competencies should be important for the team leader because it will benefit the entire company. Check out the top 10 ways to develop employee skills. 

6 soft skills every professional needs

6 soft skills every professional needs

The world of work is undergoing dynamic changes, there is a need for new skills, and unknown areas of specialization appear. Nowadays, we work faster and more intensively, which is greatly influenced by the constant technological development. In addition to the measurable skills directly related to the work performed, ideal candidates should also have competencies that will prepare them for possible changes. It is not so much the certificates and training gaining in importance, but character traits that ensure flexibility and adaptability in a changing work environment.

Meet new update: Company Surveys

Meet new update: Company Surveys

We are excited to introduce Brainy HR new update: Company Surveys

 Now companies can create their internal surveys, collect responses, and involve their employees in decision-making processes. 

Forget about 3rd party systems - create all surveys in one HRM system.

Why teamwork is the foundation of business success?

Why teamwork is the foundation of business success?

Can you achieve business success is focused only on yourself, your resources, and knowledge? Yes, of course. However, the effort that such a single person has to put in maybe disproportionate to the results it is to deliver. Working in a group with other people brings better results on a business, social, and emotional level. 

Corporate culture: why every employee is important

Corporate culture: why every employee is important

Does your company have a thriving corporate culture? Are your employees happy? And what is corporate culture anyway? A strong corporate culture is the right way to motivate employees to produce successfully and ultimately to be at the top of the business.

Reasons for burnout and how to deal with it

Reasons for burnout and how to deal with it

Is your job gratifying but at the same time too demanding and you feel overwhelmed? Do you run from meeting to meeting, juggling deadlines, dealing with soulless bosses, and an endless string of emails? You are not alone!

Improving productivity and job quality of low-skilled workers

Improving productivity and job quality of low-skilled workers

The professional situation of people with low qualifications has been systematically deteriorating for years. However, the phenomenon of pushing people with low education from the labor market is observing. We are dealing with a mismatch of staff to the requirements of the modern economy and a marginal share of low-skilled workers in education and training.

Friendship at work - is it a good idea?

Friendship at work - is it a good idea?

Work relationships have a strong influence on the well-being and commitment of employees. In a friendly atmosphere, it is much easier to achieve better efficiency and joint success. And while it's worth having friends at work, keeping relationships on the right track can be quite challenging.

5 Ways to Deal With an Annoying Colleague

5 Ways to Deal With an Annoying Colleague

The atmosphere in the team is the basis for good work. You will inevitably come across someone whose character and attitude are not at all compatible with yours in your career. 

6 Must-Have Features of Human Resource Management System

6 Must-Have Features of Human Resource Management System

Of the many spheres of human activity, it was HR that automation was the longest approaching. Do you know why? Because the subject is involved - a person. But progress is relentless. Thanks to the madness of the brave, a lot of IT solutions have appeared in HR, and it is in them that we will understand today.

Benefits of HRIS: 5 Key Advantages of the Human Resource Information System

Benefits of HRIS: 5 Key Advantages of the Human Resource Information System

HR departments are also facing this global economic trend and doing more and more of their tasks with innovative HR software. Benefits of hris software for hr department offer immense advantages and create added value not only for HR employees but also for all employees who all benefit from the increase in efficiency through HR software. After all, human resources management concerns everyone in an organization.

How to Become a Human Resource Manager

How to Become a Human Resource Manager

The term "personnel" for an employee of the Human Resources department is becoming a thing of the past. Today it is called HR-manager or people partner. And although the functions of these people have changed a little over the last few years, there is still a stereotype of the personal as a not very polite and helpful person.

 

Employees Onboarding Best Practices: The Complete Guide for HR Teams

Employees Onboarding Best Practices:  The Complete Guide for HR Teams

Have you finally filled the vacant position, and the new employee’s first working day is approaching in great strides? Congratulations! Now is the time to start onboarding. Its class ultimately decides whether an employee stays with the company or starts looking for a new job. 

“Welcome on board!” — Every new job should start with a warm welcome. If this is a structured and systematic process, it is “onboarding.” New employees should feel comfortable from the first day of work and quickly integrated into the company.  The organization and the team because satisfied employees are more motivated, more committed, more productive. And they stay in operation longer — beyond the trial period.

Agile High Potential Employee (HIPO) Strategies: modern talent management

Agile High Potential Employee (HIPO) Strategies: modern talent management

Talent management is a central strategic task, but many companies find it difficult to implement. Only through a better understanding of talent management, you can secure your competitiveness and success.

HR tips: How to build an HR department

HR tips: How to build an HR department

Building such departments, especially in smaller companies, is still debatable. How long is creating an HR cell needed? What does the HR department bring to the organization? What should he be doing? And above all, is it really necessary as HR people themselves think?

Until recently, HR departments were perceived by many people mainly as those that dealt with administrative as well as HR and payroll tasks. Moreover, some companies still believe that the HR department is not always needed for the organization to develop and be successful on the market. How does this relate to today's situation - is the HR department really necessary, what are its functions and how to create a friendly department dealing with human resource management?

How to Hire an HR manager: A Step by Step Guide for CEO

How to Hire an HR manager: A Step by Step Guide for CEO

When you start your business, your main goal and priority is, to keep costs down. Probably most of them will be spent on the greatest needs, rather than on seemingly unnecessary expenses.

Some entrepreneurs may believe that HR specialists or the HR department is a luxury and not necessarily the most necessary expense at the beginning of the company's development. Nothing could be further from the truth, HR can help you get straight to a higher level of business, help you implement important policies in the workplace, and avoid legal trouble. Instead of solving problems with employees, you can focus on growing your business and acquiring customers. If you cannot afford to hire an HR specialist, outsourcing is a good alternative. Nevertheless, it is recommended to hire a person who will manage your human resources and HR department from the moment you want to hire the first person in your company.

How to survive office birthday celebration: tips to Transform Office Birthdays

How to survive office birthday celebration: tips to Transform Office Birthdays

How do you celebrate birthdays in the office? Does the birthday person bring a self-baked or self-bought cake and everyone toasts with a glass of sparkling wine after work? This is so common in many offices. But after the fifth birthday, nobody can see cake or champagne anymore. Perhaps you would like to do something differently, but you don't have a brilliant idea. For convenience, you then go back to the familiar. We have collected some suggestions that should bring a breath of fresh air into the routine. Besides, there are a few points to consider at the birthday party in the office so that a happy occasion does not turn into a faux pas. 

The Art and Science of investment in HR department: benefits of implementing

The Art and Science of investment in HR department: benefits of implementing

Nowadays, most of the efficiently developing enterprises, along with the increase in their revenues and brand recognition, are becoming more and more willing to use innovative systems that improve the company's work. The existing programs and tools used in various departments are beginning to be insufficient, which is why the management uses modern solutions, thanks to which the company can better organize its work. The innovative solutions include, among others, HR systems that allow you to better manage employees, more effectively manage documents and more efficiently implement the organization's strategy.

5 Best HR Books To Read In 2020

5 Best HR Books To Read In 2020

A good HR specialist is constantly improving professional skills, honing practice, and delving into theory. You can find out more about what methods of personnel management are used by leading HR managers from the modern specialized literature. BrainyHR presents to you a list of the top 5 books for HRs.

How to Train Remote Employees: Best Training Programs and Strategies

How to Train Remote Employees: Best Training Programs and Strategies

Remote employees are no longer uncommon in the job market. Many companies find it more convenient to work with them than with office staff. Employers use their resources and opportunities for the development of "remote workers", actively train them, only the learning process itself is built a little differently.

We observe that many leaders and managers have doubts about the effectiveness of remote work or do not have sufficient skills to manage a dispersed team. Cooperation with people working remotely has its specificity. Moving habits from working in the office to working remotely does not always bring the expected results. Leaders and managers of people working remotely often struggle with the clash of different styles of work.

HR tips: How to develop employees' competences and soft skills?

HR tips: How to develop employees' competences and soft skills?

People are the unique capital of an organization, worth special efforts, and investment in human resources, although usually expensive, is highly profitable. The development of the workforce is gaining more and more importance, independently, and perhaps especially, during the economic slowdown. The source of the company's competitive advantage may be the ability of the crew to create innovations as well as design and implement long-term changes in the company's development.

Employee Time Off Request: Step by Step Manager's Guide

Employee Time Off Request: Step by Step Manager's Guide

During the holiday season, many companies (i.e. their managers) are particularly troubled by the problem of employee time-off request management. However, this is not only a seasonal problem - but, we also take time off at other times of the year. How to arrange employee time-off requests in your company? How to request days off? Brainy HR will help you manage your time off procedure requests. 

 

Employee Time Off Requests systems are most often included in larger HRMS (Human Resources Management Systems) packages - systems for managing human resources. However, it is not a rule - you can also find specialized, stand-alone vacation software on the market.

Employee Offboarding Process: Tips and Checklist for HR Teams

Employee Offboarding Process: Tips and Checklist for HR Teams

The first thing you need to realize is that the offboarding path should be identical for every employee regardless of their position and length of service. There are several definitions of offboarding. The simplest one says that these are all processes and decisions that take place when an employee leaves the organization. The problem is that very often this procedure does not exist or is neglected. So how to prepare for this process to be able to conduct it professionally? Here are some proven tips that should help you with employee offboarding checklists.  Moreover, according to the same survey, only 14% of managers believe that the offboarding employees process that operates in their organization is effective. 

The Ideal Team Player: How to Recognize and Develop. Three Key Qualities by Patrick Lencioni, Patrick Lencioni

The Ideal Team Player: How to Recognize and Develop. Three Key Qualities by Patrick Lencioni, Patrick Lencioni

What qualities must employees of a company have to be ideal team players? Patrick Lencioni explains the combination of which attributes can help identify, hire and nurture true team players, build a strong team, reduce turnover and solve many other important problems, giving the business a significant advantage over competitors. The key qualities highlighted by the author work not only in business, but also in personal life.

 

Looking for great team players? Then, when evaluating candidates, pay special attention to what is necessary for effective teamwork, which is based on five factors: trust, "the ability to participate in constructive conflict", dedication to a common cause, responsibility towards each other and focus on results.

Using the Agile Methodology with Human Resources: BrainyHR Advices

Using the Agile Methodology with Human Resources: BrainyHR Advices

In IT, we all know what it is, according to the Harvard Business Review, more and more organizations are becoming agile not only in IT departments but throughout the organization. Waterfall project management models are becoming a thing of the past, giving way to more agile, user-oriented methods. Nowadays, in order to be successful, you need to be innovative and react quickly to business needs.

 

Is this possible in HR? We will not run away from this. I would even say that we should not want to run away at all, because HR trends and processes have been moving towards agility for a long time. More and more companies are moving away from annual evaluations in favor of current feedback, our employment plans quickly turn out to be outdated, we must be constantly ready to respond to the dynamically changing labor market and business.

Bridging the skills gap: How HR can identify skill trends and development needs

Bridging the skills gap: How HR can identify skill trends and development needs

HR departments have experienced a number of developmental changes in recent years, including new artificial intelligence and automation. Companies around the world offered business-related services, proving that personal data analytics is increasingly important in the HR industry.

The role of culture in employer brand

The role of culture in employer brand

In companies where employees are respected for being simply human, there is a specific organizational culture. It is based on universal values ​​such as: trust, recognition, responsibility, openness and conscientiousness, which are valued both by employees and their superiors. These are the organizations where employees want to work.

How to optimize your organization structure

How to optimize your organization structure

Organizational structure of the company. What could it look like? When a company is growing larger, it is worth introducing an organizational structure to ensure its proper development and good functioning. Thanks to this, you can manage the company more efficiently. How to introduce the organizational structure of the company?

How to Write Individual Development Plan for Employees: Tips, Benefits, Challenges

How to Write Individual Development Plan for Employees: Tips, Benefits, Challenges

The current situation on the labor market promotes companies that focus on employee development and providing individual career paths in their strategy. But how to make a growth plan for an employee? The key elements of creating a career development plan are to provide employees with the opportunity to gain new experience and focus on long-term employment.

The Recruitment Process: A Guide to Hiring Top Talent

The Recruitment Process: A Guide to Hiring Top Talent

Сompanies should invest in updating their recruitment processes. Below are 5 recruitment trends that will allow you to gain an advantage over your competition and provide the best people for your business.

Verification of employees before employment - a new trend among employers?

Verification of employees before employment - a new trend among employers?

More and more employers, when hiring a person for a key position, also decide to check their past - both professional and personal - and this before starting cooperation with them. From the point of view of, for example, a financial institution, such a process is necessary to trust an employee who will occupy a key position in a given organization.

Communication Technology and Inclusion Will Shape the Future of Remote Work

Communication Technology and Inclusion Will Shape the Future of Remote Work

Modern technology has created a unique opportunity to change the way you approach work. It is also absolute in terms of verification of what contribution we have to the development of a given organization. 

5 Ways on Measuring Employee Performance with Employee Metrics

5 Ways on Measuring Employee Performance with Employee Metrics

Measuring employee performance usually causes stress for employees and HR managers. Many companies use performance metrics to measure employee review and satisfaction. Don't know how to stay calm when you conduct a performance review for your employees? Let's discuss the employee performance methods together with Brainy HR

HR from the Outside In: Six Competencies for the Future of Human Resources - Book review

HR from the Outside In: Six Competencies for the Future of Human Resources - Book review

An employee is first and foremost a human being - their expectations, fears, and needs are in the center of attention and a key driver of changes in the company where they work. New technologies, economic, political and cultural development, as well as the industrial revolution, have a diametrical impact on the labor market, companies operating in it, as well as HR departments, stand at the front of this positive transformation, which is not only business, but above all public.

HR Tips: Differences between business and professionally managed organization

HR Tips: Differences between business and professionally managed organization

If your company is small, you may not worry too much about operating systems, management systems, or even organizational culture, because in a group of two, three, or five people these are not a challenge. These are normal interpersonal relationships, very simple solutions that work, so you don't have to worry about the various challenges that corporations face. However, if your company grows every day, you should be aware of how a small company differs, how the entrepreneur's approach differs from that of a more complex organization.

The benefits of implementing a hr software-system

The benefits of implementing a hr software-system

Nowadays, most of the efficiently developing enterprises, along with the increase in their revenues and brand recognition, are becoming more and more willing to use innovative systems that improve the company's work. The existing programs and tools used in various departments are beginning to be insufficient, which is why the management uses modern solutions, thanks to which the company can better organize its work. The innovative solutions include, among others, HR systems that allow you to better manage employees, more effectively manage documents and more efficiently implement the organization's strategy.

How to create a culture of positive intent

How to create a culture of positive intent

The basis for building healthy interpersonal relationships is effective communication. Too often, it is difficult when we only pay attention to what is difficult when we only pay attention to what is on the surface when talking to our loved ones.

In this article, you'll learn how to look deeper and see the real intentions of the people you communicate with. This will allow you to create relationships that are durable and based on trust in the other person.

The Recruitment Process: A Guide to Hiring Top Talent

The Recruitment Process: A Guide to Hiring Top Talent

Сompanies should invest in updating their recruitment processes. Below are 5 recruitment trends that will allow you to gain an advantage over your competition and provide the best people for your business.

HR in the face of digitization and automation

HR in the face of digitization and automation

HR challenges and the reality of the emerging "new world of work" in the integration of IT, tele information and building automation systems.When talking about industry, technology and machines are the most commonly thought of. However, the pace of development and its success largely depends on people. What features and competences should employees have?

Talent: Can You See It?

Talent: Can You See It?

It is well known that creating any company's future success requires the development of a strong organizational culture and effective leadership. And that all organizations need: creativity, strategic thinking skills, a culture of constant change, commitment, passion and loyalty of employees. Today, "having talent" means the same as "having a personal brand", and maybe even more, such as "being someone special".

“ The Effective HR Business Partner ” book review

“ The Effective HR Business Partner ” book review

It would seem that everything has already been said and written about it. However, many people are constantly looking for reliable data and first-hand ideas that will allow them to better prepare for the challenges ahead. Presentations of interesting, and often controversial, ideas lead to "intense" discussions and many practical activities.

The science behind employee engagement: main tips

The science behind employee engagement: main tips

Achieving business goals by building commitment around them is the shortest way and the cheapest way to build satisfaction and loyalty. A committed employee always feels satisfaction and always remains loyal to the undertaken commitments. If the company's business goal is to increase income stability, it will be much easier to achieve this goal by applying the presented principles in building customer loyalty. Only employees who are involved in a relationship with the company they work for will be successful.

Part 2: Upcoming Technologies: HR Tech in 2020

Part 2: Upcoming Technologies: HR Tech in 2020

Currently, there are many well-known technologies mature so much that hard functions are supplemented with those related to talent management. Employee experience platforms and the development of cooperation between these platforms are a new trend.

All these wonderful applications are not from one supplier. That is why ERP providers realized that they are not able to keep up with the pace of innovation, so they change their position as open platforms ready to cooperate with others.

Part 1: HR Analytics trends, put your data to use with HR analytics

Part 1: HR Analytics trends,  put your data to use with HR analytics

HR Analytics is about analyzing the organization's problems in the area of ​​human resources, data processing and drawing conclusions for the future. For example, can you answer the following questions.

Attracting and Retaining Top Talent: Innovative benefits!

Attracting and Retaining Top Talent: Innovative benefits!

Non-wage incentive systems are becoming one of the decision-making conditions for employees, next to the salary, company prestige and development opportunities. The more innovative benefits are, the better! Find out in our article how to effectively motivate employees.

10 problems of fast growing companies: why is business scaling so difficult?

10 problems of fast growing companies: why is business scaling so difficult?

2020 will be a difficult year for businesses around the world due to new market challenges as well as visible signs of a possible global economic crisis becoming more apparent due to the spread of the coronavirus. These factors overlap with common problems faced by fast-growing companies, which make their operations even more difficult. So let's talk about how business automatization can  help  navigate the new business reality and the most common business problems of fast growing companies.

How fast-growing companies faced with employees management challenges: useful tips from BrainyHR

How fast-growing companies faced with employees management challenges: useful tips from BrainyHR

In a changing and rapidly developing business environment, the most successful are organizations that implement new processes and effective methods of assessing, developing and maintaining human capital. Proper management of human resources is a key dimension of a business strategy that supports the company's innovation and development.

Investing in People: Financial Impact of Human Resource Initiatives by John Boudreau and Wayne F. Cascio

Investing in People: Financial Impact of Human Resource Initiatives by John Boudreau and Wayne F. Cascio

Nowadays, HR specialists often have to prove that their actions have an impact on the company's efficiency. The authors of the book, relying on their own methodology, propose effective techniques allowing to precisely define the financial results of decisions in the field of HRM and the choices of employees themselves.

The most common recruiting mistakes

The most common recruiting mistakes

Are you also struggling with the lack of suitable candidates for positions? Specialists are very demanding in relation to the entire recruitment process, so it is worth knowing their expectations. What are the most common accusations against the recruiter's work?

Internal communication in the company

Internal communication in the company

Internal communication plays a very important role in modern companies, where the flow of information is necessary to carry out projects. This is particularly important in large companies and corporations in which employees reside in various locations. So let's choose tools that facilitate this communication. 

Employee Handbook: top missing things from BrainyHR

Employee Handbook: top missing things from BrainyHR

Hundreds of times, you answer the same questions of new employees?  Is it time to turn off the ineffective parrot and make a good reference for employees? What to do, who is useful, how is he arranged? BrainyHR presents five tips that will help you develop the content of the Welcome Book for your company.

Minimizing stress at work - tips for managers

Minimizing stress at work - tips for managers

Stressed employees are characterized by lower productivity at work. More and more managers, when organizing the work of their team, pay attention to the issue of stress. Numerous actions are taken to minimize this negative phenomenon.

It’s not a joke. Countless studies show that excess stress can cause real physical symptoms like headaches, upset stomach, increased blood pressure, chest pain, and trouble sleeping. It seems that stress is an individual matter and it is difficult to control it. Each of us reacts differently to the work environment and the tasks we face. 

Focus on Work-Life Balance

Focus on Work-Life Balance

How to achieve a good relationship between your work and personal life? The concept of work-life balance seems to polarize opinions in contemporary society. Some argue that achieving a positive relationship between work and personal life is the key to a happy and productive existence, while others think that this concept does not make sense nowadays.

 In the world of constantly ringing smartphones, working on projects available in the cloud from anywhere on Earth. In addition, career development is often associated with the need to work after hours and to solve difficult, complex problems.

Strategic HR Management and Planning

Strategic HR Management and Planning

Currently, organizations are aware of the competitive advantage that is competent and constantly developing staff and strive for consistent management of employee development, trying to build an effective policy in this area through strategic management of human resources.

Book review - performance management by Linda Ashdown

Book review - performance management by Linda Ashdown

At a time when business is in great need of growth, the most important leaders bring to their organizations a focus on performance. This view is different from the stubborn focus on efficiency that has characterized managerial thinking over the past 30 years.

Work efficiency is most often defined as "the number of hours of work performed to accomplish tasks in relation to the standard in terms of business applications or conditions." Efficiency is to do the same with less money. Companies most often increase efficiency, trying to reduce the number of working hours needed to achieve the same level of production. Translate to bills because the company creates less on wages and other service costs. Therefore, efficiency consists in reducing the denominator, i.e. expenditure - number of employees, working hours - in order to change profitability.

How to upskill your team: Useful tips

How to upskill your team: Useful tips

Professional competences are not permanent. Over time, both our personality traits and associated soft competences, as well as the level of acquired skills, i.e. hard competences, may change. Continuous improvement of employee competencies should be important for the team leader, because development will be beneficial for the entire company. Check out the top 10 ways to develop employee skills.

Competence is a combination of practical skills and knowledge as well as personality traits that influence the way an employee performs tasks. They include hard competences and soft competences. Many specializations require constant commitment to professional development, as available technologies. The employer who depends on the employee's competences should enable him to develop professionally as part of his work.

Who is who part 2 : Recruiting professions and their differences

Who is who part 2 : Recruiting professions and their differences

Is there any difference between recruiter, sourcer or talent acquisition manager ? What is the difference between the daily duties and tasks of people with such positions? Well and most importantly, how much are these roles interchangeable, or vice versa, each of them requires a certain unique set of qualities and skills? 

What Is Employer Branding?

What Is Employer Branding?

What exactly is the employer's brand?

If you want to answer honestly the question about the effectiveness of Employer Branding, you must give a negative answer. Why? So before we start complaining about the effects of activities in the area of ​​EB, it is worth looking at the company comprehensively so as to first identify the problems and address them. If you want to go outside with a clear message, you must first make sure that everything is fine inside. After all, the employer's brand is the sum of many components, among which employees are one of the key elements. In turn, for them the values ​​that guide the company and whether they are the same as those they follow in life are extremely important. You have to ask yourself: "do employees have a sense of impact on what is happening in the organization and the direction it is going?", "Do they have a sense of mission related to the projects being implemented?", "Do they see their future in the organization's structures in the next few years? "

Soft skills: examples, tips and training

Soft skills: examples, tips and training

Soft skills are more important for professional success than technical or hard skills. Knowledge is power, but far more powerful is the right way to deal with people. Soft skills are defined as methodical, personal and social competences that are characterized by interdisciplinary qualifications and are reflected in the personality and behavior of a person.

Talent management - what is it? The future of talent management

Talent management - what is it? The future of talent management

Basically, talent management is about winning, identifying, retaining and developing talented employees. Talent management means all activities of personnel marketing and personnel retention and employee development. However, there is no general definition for talent management.

Who is who: HR professions and their differences

Who is who: HR professions and their differences

Now HR management is actively developing, new functions, systems, departments appear. It would seem that recruiters, headhunters, HR managers, HRD, People partner  - they all deal with personnel, why not just use one term? 

Who is who: HR professions and their differences  

The HR department has also affected the trend, and a person who is not from this field, and sometimes an experienced HR manager, can break his head thinking about the difference between Human Resources Manager and People Partner. So we decided to tell in more detail what roles, responsibilities and specializations exist in the HR department. They can be performed by different people as well as by one person. So who is who?

Work rules: Laszlo Bock

Work rules: Laszlo Bock

The key message in this book: It’s clear why everyone wants to work at Google. Google also gives power to its employees and keeps them happy and challenged at their jobs. By reviewing these strategies, you can lead and maintain a successful company.  Actionable advice: Hire in teams.

5 steps to the profession of a recruiter

5 steps to the profession of a recruiter

“It is socially fashionable,” “I like to understand people and communicate with them,” “I like helping people,” “I want to work in my specialty” ... These and many other phrases can be heard from young graduates who send their resumes for vacancies as “ Recruiter". It is no secret that units are chosen, but the strongest win, and not even the first time.

How to organize the HR department in a small company?

How to organize the HR department in a small company?

It is a special challenge to build something from scratch. And the creation of an HR department “from scratch” is no exception. What steps need to be taken so that your efforts are crowned with success - a house erected from the foundation not only survived, but also became a comfortable place to live?

Toxic employees - how to detoxify your corporate culture

Toxic employees - how to detoxify your corporate culture

Toxic employees poison your corporate culture - every day

Do you know the situation:

  • The mood and climate in the company have deteriorated.

  • Employees no longer go the "extra mile" and appear frustrated and unmotivated.

  • Energy and motivation are drawn from the veins of the employees like a vampire.

  • Customers, suppliers and other business partners feel the changed mood.

  • Some employees show their dissatisfaction and raise the issue. Others do not speak or  speak only to colleagues.

How to Get an Entry-Level Job in HR

How to Get an Entry-Level Job in HR

In the era of developing technology and automation, there is still a real demand on the market for HR specialists. What do people working in the Human Resources department do and how much do you earn on average? How to become an HR person? You will find the answers to the questions.

HR + SCRUM = love?

HR + SCRUM = love?

Information technology sets the tone for innovation, including management-related innovation. And now, representatives from different areas of the business and management levels are interested to begin to look towards agile approaches, and not only for the development of IT products. HR specialists also drew attention to this topic.

WHAT IS A RESEARCH FOR CHECKING EMPLOYEE INVOLVEMENT - GALLUP Q12?

WHAT IS A RESEARCH FOR CHECKING EMPLOYEE INVOLVEMENT - GALLUP Q12?

Do you have the impression that your employees do not give their best? Many companies do not know how to motivate and engage their employees to work better and more efficiently. That is why we created the research about the Gallup test - which is considered to be the method with the highest accuracy and reliability.

Book Summary: Measure What Matters by John Doerr

Book Summary: Measure What Matters by John Doerr

Why you need to read this book

  • learn how to prioritize tasks and respond flexibly to changing market conditions;

  • start setting ambitious goals and track them against specific and measurable key outcomes;

  • figure out how to motivate employees to teamwork;

  • understand how to achieve the largest ambitious super goal.

HR-interview: analysis of common mistakes

HR-interview: analysis of common mistakes

Are you actively looking for a job, but you get rejected and do not understand why? Obviously, you miss something extremely important, but you do not know what? We hope that together with BrainyHR you will be able to find your mistakes and successfully get a job in the company of your dreams.

Words have power: a few words about the power of feedback

Words have power: a few words about the power of feedback

Each of us receives the world in our own way. This is influenced by the style of thinking, our experiences and our priority in life. It happens that discrepancies in these matters may give rise to some misunderstandings. That is why feedback is so important in life.

Mentors in companies: how to implement mentoring program in your company

Mentors in companies: how to implement mentoring program in your company

In the battle for the best young talent, companies have to motivate and promote their own employees in an increasingly targeted manner and come up with something to retain them over the long term. At the same time, they have to attract digital talents that drive the digital transformation process.

How to write a CV: Tips for 2020

How to write a CV: Tips for 2020

In this article you will learn all the elements that contain a modern CV. If you follow the rules, you'll create modern resumes that are in line with trends for 2020. We come to idea that it will be cool to add some advices from brainy hr.

Causes of Employee Turnover

Causes of Employee Turnover

Losing a good employee is always expensive for a company, but there are methods to reduce unwanted rotation. The basis of their effectiveness is systematic monitoring of employees attitudes, forecasting the number of departures and identification of groups most at risk of rotation. This information allows you to prepare an effective development program.

Why Workplace Diversity Is So Important

Why Workplace Diversity Is So Important

Diversity management is currently a fashionable term in the HR industry. It is a strategy that allows you to build a competitive advantage on the market. Companies that focus on diversity and social integration are doing better. 

WHO? Solve your problem number 1 - Book Summary

WHO? Solve your problem number 1 - Book  Summary

Who! - this is the number one problem. Not that.

Who are the top performers ? 4 types of employees who work in your company

Who are the top performers ? 4 types of employees who work in your company

In the 80s, Jack Welch, CEO of General Electric, described a system for categorizing employees - “20-70-10.” 20% are the most productive, 70% were middle peasants, and 10% are worthless workers who should be fired. Using this system, Welch was able to increase General Electric's profit by 28 times. Later, the system was renamed to "ABC-players." Interesting? Let’s go.

Generation Z on the labor market - Characteristics

Generation Z on the labor market - Characteristics

Characteristics of the Z generation

Actually, from birth these young people are familiar with the new technology and it is a natural environment for them. Today, a 5-year-old can learn how to use a smartphone or laptop faster than many adults. That is why the generation checks the Internet with any doubt, to which they usually have permanent access. They can search, know how to navigate it, there are no problems with virtual communication. Often, these people have many friends from distant corners of the world, because thanks to the network there are no barriers. In addition, Generation Z engages in discussions on forums and social media more than other generations.

X, Y and Z - generational differences in the workplace

X, Y and Z - generational differences in the workplace

Today, companies employ people from up to three generations. Each of the generations has different demands on the workplace. Employee retention is therefore one of the greatest challenges for employers. In order for companies to communicate effectively despite the diverse needs and expectations of their workforce and at the same time to attract, retain good employees, they need to be more innovative than ever.

Gamify Your Rewards and Recognition program with BrainyHR

Gamify Your Rewards and Recognition program with BrainyHR

We are happy to inform you that new Rewards Module has been added to the BrainyHR - smart human resources management software.

Engaging everyone across your teams, departments, and locations with social recognition, Rewards Module helps people understand what it means to embody your company core values and how contributions of all kinds support your mission.

1001 ideas to reward and motivate employees by Bob Nelson - book summary

People are the most valuable and at the same time the most problematic asset of any organization. How to make a person feel good at work? How to achieve full return? How to protect the company from “brain drain”? How to get the most talented, bright and productive employees themselves, and save money on salaries? “Everything is possible”, says Bob Nelson, because money is not the main thing. 

Praise and recognition - How to shape a culture of recognition for top performance

Praise and recognition - How to shape a culture of recognition for top performance

Praise, recognition and criticism are important and effective management tools in daily work.

Employees whose managers know how to adequately appreciate good performance are demonstrably more motivated. However, many managers struggle to award praise and recognition - or, in contrast, criticize unacceptable behavior.

Why is employee praise and recognition so important ?

Why is employee praise and recognition so important ?

The heart of every company is its employees. Sustainable corporate success depends to a large extent on the way employees work. How motivated the employees are and how connected they feel with the company often determines the results of their work. But especially when it comes to motivation, companies often neglect opportunities that would often only mean little effort. 

Remote Offboarding: important steps

Remote Offboarding: important steps

Let's talk about Offboarding today. Yes, you read it right. If onboarding is a process of immersing and activating a person in your company, then offboarding is a process of how a person leaves your company, I think this is a very important topic and no less important than onboarding. Below are steps that will help make dismissal painless for the company: 

How to adapt and rally the team during remote work

How to adapt and rally the team during remote work

A company, all of whose employees work remotely, it's not an unusual phenomenon nowadays. Members of the same team can easily work from different countries and even be in different time zones. In addition, flexible, mobile work has become very popular.

Summary: “Remote: Office Not Required” by Jason Fried and David Heinemeier Hansson

Summary: “Remote: Office Not Required” by Jason Fried and David Heinemeier Hansson

«Remote is not just a powerful toolbox … It’s full of fascinating insights into collaboration, innovation, and the human mind».
Leo Babauta, author of Zen Habits: Handbook for Life

Today we prepare something interesting. We make a summary of the book “Remote. Office is not required” if you don't have time to read this book, just use our summary. It takes 5 minutes to read it. 

Remote onboarding: structure, phases and examples

Many HR managers find the onboarding of new employees more difficult in the home office than in the usual office. Communication can suffer from distance and lack of face-to-face personal contact. This, in turn, can lead to misunderstandings and poor work ethic among the workforce.

The most important part of a remote employee's onboarding process is to connect them and their team as quickly as possible. We tell you our tips for a successful onboarding strategy and what should be on your onboarding checklist. So let's start from the beginning.

Do you work remotely? Here are 7 tips to help you work more efficiently

Do you work remotely? Here are 7 tips to help you work more efficiently

Have you ever worked remotely? If so, you certainly know that this is not as easy as it may seem. A soft sofa, coffee and comfortable slippers are just waiting when you will devote yourself to sweet laziness. How to make remote work more effective? We have some tips for you that will help you become a true master of concentration.

Welcome email. How to make a first impression

Well, you found the perfect candidate, he signed the offer. Everyone is happy, you delete one more item from your list of tasks, and move on, right? But the hiring process does not end there, at least it should not. We hope you understand this and do not forget about the welcome email for new employees.

In this article we will tell you what tasks a welcome letter should solve and give examples of how we do it in BrainyHR.

How to organize remote work? The best ways how HR can manage remote work

How to organize remote work? The best ways how HR can manage remote work

It is easier for companies that have already included the remote work option in their organizational structure. Industries such as IT and marketing are at the forefront. For those who have no experience with remote work, this can be a challenge at first. Maybe you can feel isolated or overwhelmed - but it doesn't have to stay that way. Meanwhile, it is difficult to talk about effective work where there is a lack of trust between managers and employees. 

How to successfully greet new employees in the company?

How to successfully greet new employees in the company?

Greeting a new company member is definitely a "hot" topic in the HR sphere for several years. Everyone knows that the first day, week, month, quarter in a new job is very high-ranking. Therefore, it is important that people who start working in the company, thanks for the warm welcome and good organization procedure, feel needed in the first weeks of work. 

HR Basics: onboarding/offboarding

HR Basics: onboarding/offboarding

Why is onboarding so important for business?

The adaptation process is commonly known as onboarding, it is the only way for new employees to easily and quickly integrate with the team and effectively perform their tasks. This process should provide the necessary knowledge both at the strategic level (mission and vision, organizational structure, goals), procedural (communication principles, document flow), as well as personal (responsibilities, development opportunities). Onboarding is not a meeting, but rather a long process from signing the contract to the end of the trial period. 

Import employees

We are thrilled to announce a new release. Data for employees can be easily imported into the Brainy HR system now.

How to configure time off?

How to configure time off?

We, at BrainyHR, try to simplify your work. That's why we've created a great human resources system.

Today we are going to provide more information about BrainyHR.io Time Off management.

People Management - BrainyHR.io

People Management - BrainyHR.io

Our mission is to change corporate culture. We want to change working conditions to better ones. We want employers know their employees.
That's why we developed BrainyHR.

Quick Guide - BrainyHR.io

Welcome to Brainy HR

We are happy to introduce to you a new HR platform, which was developed with aim to ease and improve your company’s HR management processes, to automate daily routine tasks and to avoid work with variety of tables with employees information. We combined all necessary things in one place and going to do even more. 

Time Off Management - BrainyHR.io

Time Off Management - BrainyHR.io

 

Does your company get into a situation where employees are unaware of the absence of colleagues? Do you remember which one of your employees is going on vacation? How do your employees tell you that they are sick?

BrainyHR has been developed to help HR managers and company owners to simplify Time Off management.

Meet new human resources system - BrainyHR.io

Meet new human resources system - BrainyHR.io

We are happy to announce our new human resources system BrainyHR.