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Careerminds Resources: HR Calculator & HR Quiz

Are you an HR professional looking for tools to help you innovate and save? Check out our free HR calculator and HR quiz!   How much are you spending on menial tasks? And how much are those menial tasks costing your company? Careerminds has created a helpful HR calculator to figure out how much switching to its services can help your company save. Just enter a few simple details about your employees, your current vendors, and your current spending. Then, the HR calculator tells you how much you can save in a year if you switch to Careerminds’ services instead. Whether it’s outplacement, spousal relocation services, or retirement coaching, Careerminds knows it is one of both the most affordable and most effective options for your company. You will be amazed at the cost savings results you get from our HR calculator!   This new HR quiz is ...

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Why Manufacturing Needs Outplacement?

Why manufacturing needs outplacement? More than 12 million Americans work in manufacturing. More than one fifth of U.S. employment is directly or indirectly related to the manufacturing field. And many manufacturing companies face an employee turnover rate of more than 20-30%. When it comes to Human Resources, manufacturing can be a definite challenge. From dealing with unions to instilling safety regulations, taking care of employees in a factory is incredibly different than taking care of employees in an office. “You spend a lot of time on the floor,” says HR manager Stan Brewer in an article in HR Magazine. “In an office environment, if there’s a problem, employees come to you. In manufacturing, you go to them.” Beyond the day to day work of HR managers in manufacturing lies the challenges of firing and hiring. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there ...

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Who are Millennials and Why Should I Care?

Who are millennials and why should I care? They capture national attention. They attract marketers and recruiters alike. And now, they’re taking over the workforce. As the largest and most diverse generation America has ever seen, millennials are a big deal, and they’re going to become an even bigger deal in the near future. This generation of young adults, ranging in age from about 19 to 36, is taking the world and workplace by storm. Already, millennials outnumber both the Gen X and Baby Boomer generations in the workplace. Additionally, according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, in just fifteen years millennials will make up 75% of the workforce. Okay, so millennials matter. Now what? What’s most important today is that employers, managers, and other workforce leaders understand who they’re dealing with. Plenty of research has been conducted about millennials, including what ...

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Top 10 HR Blogs Every HR Professional Should Be Reading

As a Human Resources Professional it is important to keep up to date on all things changing in the field.  This includes juggling the war for talent, engaging the millennial workforce, and learning about new Human Resources policies. One of the easiest ways to learn about everything new in the field is to subscribe to relevant blogs. Below are the Top 10 HR Blogs Every HR Professional Should Be Reading. Subscribe to them to have information sent directly to your inbox. 1) ERE.net ERE is a blog focused on the recruiting aspects of Human Resources. They offer articles, webinars, and conferences. Check them out here. 2) HR Bartender HR Bartender is a blog dealing with topics that don’t just relate to Human Resources, but to the workplace in general. This includes career advice, leadership, and how to deal with office politics. Check them out ...

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Things to Expect Besides a Paycheck

As more millennials enter the workforce, companies need to be aware of the different types of benefits that attract this new pool of talent. Gone are the days where just a salary was enough to recruit workers. Millennials expect more benefits, meaningful work, and a chance to make a difference. Here are the top 8 things millennials expect from their employers that can help your organization be an employer of choice for this informed and bright generation of new talent. 1) Health Insurance: Millennials expect health insurance to be covered by employers. This includes dental and vision as well. In the past, workers were content with minimal insurance or none at all. In a recent survey done by The Hartford Insurance Company, 42% of millennials believes that their health is there greatest asset. As millennials phase out of their parent’s coverage around ...

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