Author Archives: Kara Basking

Managing a Termination

The most dreaded task for any HR professional is termination.  But when an employee’s performance doesn’t improve after months of counseling, coaching, and documenting, you’ve got to face it. Firing for substandard performance means one of two things : either the employee can’t do the job even after substantial training, or he/she can’t get along […]

Strategies to become an employer of choice

Strategies to become an employer of choice HR must continue to gain ground as the chief people strategist by providing attraction and retention techniques that create an employer of-choice environment.  Simultaneously HR must demonstrate a measurable ROI on human capital. These critical trends will continue to present both challenges and opportunities for the HR professional. […]

Organisation Structure and Design

ORGANISATION STRUCTURE & DESIGN Organisational Design is the formal process for integrating the direction, information, people, and technology of an organisation to ensure alignment with business strategy. It is used to match the form of the organisation as closely as possible to the outcomes that the organisation seeks to achieve.   Organisation structure – formal […]

Employee Engagement & Retention

Keeping the Right People Employee Engagement & Retention Employee engagement illustrates the commitment and energy that employees bring to work and is a key indicator of their involvement and dedication to the organization. Employees who are engaged are more productive, content and more likely to be loyal to an organization. When organizations put sound HR […]

The benefits of human resources certification

The benefits of human resources certification   Many HR professionals devote hours of their own time studying for HR certification exams. Once they become certified, those HR professionals devote their own financial resources and time to continuing education so that they can maintain certification. HR certification – Benefits to HR professionals and their organizations.   […]