• Human Resources
  • Needs Assessment

    Why should upper level management be included in the needs assessment? In my opinion, upper level management should be included in the needs assessment because they can provide valuable input. Upper level managers are familiar with how things are done and what the goals of the company are. They understand and try to uphold the […]

  • Human Resources
  • Apprenticeship Programs

    Why are apprenticeship programs attractive to employees? Why are they attractive to the company? Apprenticeship programs are attractive to employees because they are able to obtain hands on training within their specific trade. It also gives them a chance to see if they actually like the field. For employers, it is cheap labor and a […]

  • Human Resources
  • Global Benefits Package

    Describe the challenges faced by HR practitioner who is responsible to design and administer a global employee benefits package? Multinational companies operate in a diverse and dynamic environment in terms of geographies, operating units, customers and their employees around the world. Although companies often spend a material portion of total compensation costs to provide benefits […]

  • Human Resources
  • Development Plans

    Why should companies be interested in helping employees plan their development? What benefits can companies gain? What are the risks? Companies should be interested in helping employees plan their development to improve employee morale and motivation by matching skills to job requirements and providing opportunities for internal promotion. This would ensure that capable employees have […]

  • Human Resources
  • Cloud Computing

    What is cloud computing? Cloud computing is a relatively new development that is being accepted by businesses. The “cloud” is essentially an off site server that hosts programs, emails and/or company information. I recently switched to cloud computing for my tiny professional email (office 365) and a few other programs because they are more easily accessible. […]