Tag : human resources
Silicon Valley and the tech industry on a whole has a long-standing problem with diversity and inclusion. It’s an issue that’s often swept under the rug with many tech leaders simply claiming they hire the best, and if they happen to be male and white, that’s just how it is.
Few jobs today offer old-fashioned banker’s hours, but prospective employees want a sense of the expectations—and once hired, they want companies to deliver. Development sprints and deadlines are a fact of life in the tech world, and employees understand there will be times they need to work late. “But when it happens regularly day in and day out, that’s when employees get burned out,” says Elizabeth Becker, a PROTECH client partner. “They see it as a breakdown in management.”
HR Departments can be essential to ensuring the smooth operations of a company. However, some HR Departments have outdated, unfair and downright terrible rules that disrupt companies and force employees to find employment elsewhere. Here are the Seven Deadliest Sins of HR and why these practices should be avoided.
Promoting from within using big data – new hiring trend for big companies or just a fad? Companies have always had the opportunity to promote from within, will a new SaaS platform encourage them to do just that by making it easier to find internal candidate for jobs?