HR Benchmarking

What is HR benchmarking?

Benchmarking is the process of comparing similar characteristics between or within businesses, identifying the most successful practices, and integrating them into the company procedure. After collecting data for comparison purposes, HR professionals can better determine the benchmark—the target they want to shoot for.

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Employee Satisfaction

What is employee satisfaction?

Employee satisfaction refers to professionals' overall contentment regarding their company and job. A high level of employee satisfaction implies that the employer is meeting people's needs in various areas, such as compensation and benefits, co-worker and manager relationships, career opportunities, and infusing meaning into the workplace.

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Employee Happiness

What is employee happiness?

Employee happiness is a fairly straightforward concept referring to the state of having a positive attitude and outlook on one’s work. Happy people are excited to go to their workplace. They enjoy what they do and the people they work with. They have high levels of employee engagement and job satisfaction.

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HR Processes

What are HR processes?

HR processes refer to the fundamental strategies necessary to support the employee lifecycle and a positive employee experience. Each HR process follows an intricate pathway that demands strategic planning according to specific parameters and objectives. While every process involves its own procedures, all processes are interdependent.

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Written Warning

What is a written warning?

A written warning is an admonition employers give staff members concerning behavior or performance issues. Typically, employers send a written warning only after giving one or more verbal warnings.

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Employee Value Proposition (EVP)

What is an employee value proposition (EVP)?

An employee value proposition, also called EVP, is the sum of all the benefits and rewards people receive in exchange for performance in the workplace. It’s essentially what you, as an employer, can offer in return for a person’s skills, experience, and abilities.

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Employee directory

What is an employee directory?

An employee directory is a resource dedicated to storing information about the members of an organization, including their names, job titles, and contact information. Some directories may also include other information such as biographies and fun facts.

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Organizational Structure

What is organizational structure?

Organizational structure is the system by which an organization directs its activities in order to achieve its goals. It can include various elements, including rules, roles, and responsibilities. Organizational structure determines the flow of work and information through a company and its levels.

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Employee Tenure

What is employee tenure?

Employee tenure, or job tenure, is the length of time a person has worked for a particular employer. HR professionals usually categorize job tenure into two groups: long and short. Some employers view tenure as an essential criterion for hiring new people.

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Seasonal employment

What is seasonal employment?

Seasonal employment is a type of temporary employment in which the person works during certain times of the year. It is typically part-time, but there are also full-time, seasonal positions. Businesses that open only during certain parts of the year, like summer camps, hire seasonal employees. Other examples of companies that hire seasonal employees are those that need extra help during peak times, such as the holiday season.

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Time in lieu

What is time in lieu?

Time in lieu, also referred to as time off in lieu or TOIL, is when a person takes time off as an alternative to pay for overtime hours. It is a specific type of benefit employers can offer, creating a more flexible workforce.

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Leased employees

What are leased employees?

Leased employees are people who receive compensation from a staffing agency to perform work for a recipient company. Recipient companies generally bring in leased employees to fulfill a temporary position or complete a specific project.

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Gender pay gap

What is the gender pay gap?

A gender pay gap is a difference in pay between men's and women’s average salaries.

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Temporary employee

What are temporary employees?

Temporary employees are people a company hires for a limited period of time or to complete a particular project. Companies can hire temporary employees directly or through a temp agency.

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What is Gen Z?

What is Gen Z?

Gen Z is short for “Generation Z,” the generation born between 1995 and 2012. Currently constituting 27 percent of the United States population, Gen Z is the largest generation in US history. They are also the most racially and ethnically diverse of all of the generation groups.

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