HR & IR

Training Needs Analysis & Identification

Although the training needs assessment is essential for improving competencies, this vital component for training and development is often poorly undertaken. An effective analysis of training needs assesses the needs of individuals and organizations - and matches these needs against urgency and available budget. This allows management to agree and implement coordinated, cost-effective and cohesive training programmes. Training and development are investments in human ‘capital’ of the organization.

Human Resource Audit Training

It is important for HR to keep pace with the demands of dynamic business environments and legal frameworks. Unfortunately, many HR functions have evolved without being fully aware of these demands and are either totally reactive or are driven by their specialist outlook, not taking into consideration the imperative of supporting the organization, its business and its strategies. The HR audit is used to highlight areas of weakness, areas that can be improved and even areas where there are no policies or procedures.

Equipped With Excellence – Built For New Beginnings

What would you do when your company downsizes its staff due to changes in the industry and the economy? The importance of being equipped with essential skills when losing your job demands that you not only possess the mindset to accept the loss positively, but also have the attitude, knowledge and skills to find another job in the fastest time frame. This means that you need to have sufficient exposure to the intricacies of human psychology to effectively survive and succeed in the ever-competitive job market.

Management Review and Understanding Key Performance Indicators (KPI) and Key Results Area (KRA)

The performance of organizations is among the top agendas in any management, and quite rightly so. Many organizations however are measuring the “wrong square peg in a round hole”, as demonstrated by them being like busy bees without collecting any honey. And since you cannot hope to manage what you cannot measure properly, it is no wonder many are not performing up to expectations. You may end up praising the bad and reprimanding the good.

Understanding The Employment Act 1955 & Handling Workplace Discipline

In the field of Industrial Relations developing and maintaining good employer-employee relations is of paramount importance. If this can be done, the twin objectives of increasing Productivity and high Quality will be achieved. Discipline is also an essential requirement if the targets and objectives of an organization are to be achieved. Management is therefore expected to be competent in dealing with the misconduct of their employees. Furthermore, they are required by law to give delinquent employees a fair hearing by conducting a fair and proper domestic inquiry.

Strategies for Performance Management at the Workplace

This is aimed at managers, supervisors, human resource officers and those who are responsible for and conduct performance appraisals. Delegates learn how to devise the competency framework for the appraisal based on a job analysis, how to design appraisal forms and questions, and how to avoid appraisals which are ultimately meaningless due to endorsement of middle responses, poor reliability and lack of validity. Effective appraisal interviewing and feedback to appraisees are also covered. 

Strategies In Conducting A Training Needs Analysis

Although the training needs assessment is essential for effective effort, this important component of training and development is often ignored. An effective analysis of training needs assess the needs of individuals and matches these needs to organizational objectives. This allows the organization’s management to agree and implement coordinated, cost-effective and cohesive training programmes.

Human Resource Management For Non-Human Resource Personnel

Employees are the most important asset of an organisation because they are the critical success factors that spearhead its success or failure. In order for organisations to meet company goals and objectives, especially in this new era of borderless trade, it is imperative for employees to be "turned on" and be highly motivated. A vital ingredient in developing a successful company is the application and implementation of good and sound human resource practices.

 

Strategies in Managing Probationary Employees

Organizations’ has many obstacles and problems when hiring new candidates. Especially, now, the new generation who is entering the workforce by storm. They are ready to take on whatever they want boldly at their own whims and fancies. Organizations’ now must throw the rule book and make them understand that there is a working code and all must adhere to them. As such, this program, Managing the Probationary Employee, is very crucial to the organization as it sets the rules and the playing field for the new workforce.

The Employment Act 1955

The Employment Act 1955 (EA) forms the basis of employment contracts between employer and employee. It covers the minimum terms and conditions of employment for employees who are covered under the EA. Employers are free to provide better terms but a penalty awaits organizations that provide inferior terms.

At the same time it also provides some obligations and limitations from both employer and employee particularly in terms of work hours and OT and the administration of benefits.

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