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What is Organizational Learning to Starbucks?
[February 16, 2013 – 10:35 pm]
What is Organizational Learning to Starbucks?

I have always added my own spent coffee grounds and filters to my compost.  Now, I’m putting the grounds directly into the garden. I recently met someone from Ground to Ground, an organization the promotes a union between neighborhood gardeners and their local coffee shops, to keep more waste out of the landfill.   I learned that coffee can be applied directly to the garden, as a top or side dressing on acid loving plants,  (she suggested that garden soil can be comprised of up to 30% coffee grounds.) It contains nitrogen, magnesium and calcium which are all great for the soil…

What is Organizational learning and creativity?
[February 13, 2013 – 11:07 pm]
What is Organizational learning and creativity?

Location: Portland, Ore. Organization: Mercy Corps helps people turn the crises they confront into the opportunities they deserve. Driven by local needs, we provide communities in the world’s toughest places – places like Afghanistan, Haiti, and Somalia – with the tools and support they need to transform their own lives. Program/Department Summary: Resource Development (RD) staff work in three main areas: 1) raising private funds and cultivating and maintaining relationships with private donors; 2) defining the agency’s brand, raising our public profile and sharing stories about…

What is Intangibles tax?
[February 16, 2013 – 08:48 pm]
What is Intangibles tax?

Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease, one of Ohio largest and most respected Ohio law firms, put out an an analysis of Governor Kasich’s new sales tax plan yesterday.  Their conclusion?   “This tax expansion will hit Ohio businesses most directly and hardest.” “If you can think of or describe an act rendered for a fee that is not expressly excluded, it’s a taxable service under the bill, ” says the study.   They also note that this type of broadening has only been attempted a few times before and “Each time, the effort failed for political, economic, practical, compliance and/or…

What is Human Resources Security?
[February 14, 2013 – 09:24 pm]
What is Human Resources Security?

OTTAWA — The top bureaucrat at Human Resources and Skills Development Canada apologized to a Commons committee Thursday for two data breaches, within weeks of each other last year, that compromised the personal information of 588, Canadians, including their social insurance numbers. The statement from deputy minister Ian Shugart near the start of two hours of testimony before the Commons human resources committee preceded details of how a USB stick with information on 5, 045 Canadians and a hard drive with information on 583, more went missing from two Gatineau, Que., offices…

What is Human Resources Scorecard?
[February 14, 2013 – 03:07 am]
What is Human Resources Scorecard?

In the wake of Tuesday’s State of the Union address, the Obama administration released a web-based resource to help students evaluate options. The national movement to make higher education institutions more transparent in terms of their comparative costs and student outcomes got a lift from the Obama administration with the launch of the web-based College Scorecard resource tool on Wednesday. President Obama, during the State of the Union address on Tuesday, announced the “new College Scorecard” as a web resource “that parents and students can use to compare schools based on…

What is Human Resources roles?
[January 15, 2013 – 02:05 pm]
What is Human Resources roles?

Interim Human Resources Role Reporting to the Head of Human Resources. The role involves Assisting The Head of Human Resources in all aspects of the HR function. It involves taking ownership of specific aspects of HR including Headcount reporting Payroll Administration Recruitment Staff benefits administration Participation in Business Projects as required Updating staff policies Keeping up to date with current best practice procedures Knowledge of Employment law Training administration Surveys The role is available in what is best described as a friendly and vibrant work environment…

What is Human Resources Risk?
[February 7, 2013 – 09:58 pm]
What is Human Resources Risk?

Failing serves as an opportunity to learn and grow, expert says While 95 percent of teens agree that risk-taking is required for innovation in science, technology, engineering and mathematics — or STEM — careers, 46 percent say they are afraid to fail or uncomfortable taking risks to solve problems, according to an ASQ survey conducted by Kelton Global. The survey, which was fielded in January in advance of National Engineers Week Feb. 17­23, reveals that students’ pressure to succeed may be driven by parents, of whom 81 percent are uncomfortable if their child does not perform…

What is Human Resources Recruitment and Selection?
[February 1, 2013 – 11:42 am]
What is Human Resources Recruitment and Selection?

Sales Executive MES Engineering Pakistan Industry:Power/Energy Functional Area:Sales & Business Development Total Position:3 Job Type:Full Time/Permanent ( firstshift ) Job Location:Islamabad, Karachi, Lahore, Pakistan Gender: Mal Minimum Education: Intermediate Degree Title:Intermediate/Graduate/MBA Career Level:Entry Level Required Experience:1 Year – 2 Years(Working Experience 1 – 2 years will be preferred) Searchingfor new clients who might benefit from []

What is Human Resources Really like?
[February 7, 2013 – 01:24 pm]
What is Human Resources Really like?

Company Culture, Employer Brand, Employer Value Proposition - there s been much written and spoken about these ideas and concepts in the last few years and for the most part a general acceptance has emerged that organizational leaders need to be very aware of internal culture, and its effects on morale, engagement, productivity and performance. While most HR and Talent pros get that culture is important, and some even taking more proactive steps to promote their unique culture (mostly it seems through enhanced cultural fit recruiting practices), there also seems to be quite…

What is Human Resources Presentation?
[February 12, 2013 – 09:06 pm]
What is Human Resources Presentation?

Applications for the following position are being accepted by the Office of Human Resources by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, March 1, 2013.  Please attach a resume and three (3) letters of recommendation, not older than one year.  Each letter must be dated and signed by its author .  Caution:  When attaching documents to the application, be sure the documents are legible.  If the documents cannot be read, your application may be disqualified from consideration .  Appointment is subject to residency requirements, a criminal background check, a drug/alcohol test and credential verification. …

What is Human Resources Policies?
[February 19, 2013 – 10:42 am]
What is Human Resources Policies?

Human resource policies are systems of codified decisions, established by an. HR policies allow an organization to be clear with employees on:.

What is Human Resources Outsourcing Services?
[November 20, 2012 – 06:34 am]
What is Human Resources Outsourcing Services?

Outsourcing is the procedure for a company or corporation that hires other sources to execute certain function that would cost them too much to do themselves. In human resource outsourcing the company uses the services of other company to take care of HR functions. The management of people and the recruitment and selection are the important functions to be done by the company. There are many situations where the outsourcing services give the beneficial results. The main reason of using this human resource outsourcing services is the company chooses this to reduce the time and…

What is Human Resources Information Technology?
[February 8, 2013 – 05:00 am]
What is Human Resources Information Technology?

Manufacturers of computer chips, fiber-optic cables, semi-conductors, life-saving medical imaging devices, and other advanced technologies are already calling for passage of H.R. 527, The Responsible Helium Administration and Stewardship Act.  This bipartisan legislation, introduced this week by Chairman Doc Hastings,  would prevent the closure of the Federal Helium Reserve, which by law is scheduled to close later this year resulting in a 30 percent reduction in the global helium supply.  The legislation applies free-market reforms to the sale of helium from the Reserve, ensuring…

What is Human Resources and its Use?
[February 5, 2013 – 02:41 pm]
What is Human Resources and its Use?

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) observed the 20th anniversary of the signing of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) on February 4 by releasing a survey on its use and impact. The survey, conducted in 2012, follows previous assessments in 1995 and 2. Both employees and worksites were surveyed. Here are some of the key findings: Most worksites aren’t covered by the FMLA, but more than half of all employees are eligible. The survey’s executive summary notes that 17% of worksites reported being covered by the Act, and another 30% said they weren’t sure if they were covered…