As the year draws to a close we look back at the top five most-read and commented-on HRM online articles by the HR profession in 2014.
The most-read HRM online article for 2014 listed the 10 least common employee benefits, suggesting that HR professionals are looking for alternative ways to engage and retain employees. Three out of the top five articles covered legal aspects of HR, being unfair dismissal, workplace conflict and managing bad behaviour, each of which highlighted the ongoing centrality of compliance for many HR professionals. Another one of the top five was organisational change, a topic that continually challenges HR professionals, and is an indication that the role involves searching for the culture that enables high performance and results.
Top 5 most popular articles
HRM online looked at 10 examples of employers that have adopted non-traditional ways of rewarding their employees for a job well done.
It goes without saying that an unfair dismissal claim is costly and time consuming, not to mention the effect it may have on other staff and the organisation’s reputation. Here are six ways to help manage an underperforming employee.
Managing change is an increasingly important challenge for today’s organisations. Yet the majority of leaders struggle to really change their company’s culture. In fact, 70 per cent of change programs fail.
Glen Bartlett, from Clayton Utz, provides practical insights on how to nip workplace conflict in the bud.
Bullying and other unacceptable workplace behaviour is often conducted in a culture that needs fixing, says legal counsel Dominic Lallo.
Top 5 most commented-on articles
Many HRM online users engaged in healthy discussion throughout the year. Each of these articles drew a considerable amount of comments:
Each month, HRM taps into the AHRI:ASSIST resource centre and finds the most topical questions members are asking. This month, just in time for the holiday break, we take a look at annual leave.
Jim Bailey (FAHRILife), an AHRI Life Fellow, talks about measurable, strategic and responsible HR.
To prevent unconscious bias, should personal identifiers be removed on résumés before line managers review them?
The top five myths HR practitioners should be aware of when it comes to attraction and attention.
The ‘care factor’ is not sufficiently accounted for when recruiting, employing and retaining health care professionals.
What else has been challenging you as an HR professional this year or would be a topic on which you would like to make comment? Is there a topic that’s not listed here which has been challenging you, your team or the HR department? If so, this is a good time to get it off your chest and share your comments below.