If you’ve been an HR professional or a recruiter in the last 10 years or so, you’ve seen some changes in the way that you do your job because new software (some desktop-based and some is web-based,) has come to the workplace.
The question is, has today’s innovations in HR technology actually made some real contributions with real value to the way that business is done in the social professional space.
Take payroll for example: ADP’s payroll and time management software makes recording employee’s time worked much easier to account for than the old card-punching mechanism in place as late as the early 90s. Accountants and payroll employees don’t have to sit there for [...]
“Toxic workplaces” are a hot topic in business literature currently. And apparently, rightfully so – negative work environments seem to be growing, both in number and in their reach across multiple sectors. Employee surveys continue to document the downward spiral of job satisfaction and employee engagement across all types of industries and work environments.
But a “victim” mentality is starting to emerge in the world of work (which probably reflects this growing tendency in our culture at large). The tenor of the message increasingly sounds like:
“Woe is me! I work in a toxic workplace” or “You should feel sorry for me because I have a [...]