Father’s Day originated in the United States by Sonora Smart Dodd, who was the daughter of a widower who raised six children on his own. Dodd felt that it wasn’t right that mothers should get all the glory – particularly since she didn’t have a mother of her own – so she lobbied local churches, shop owners and government officials in her home state of Washington to set aside a day especially to honor fathers.
When business planners have the time and luxury of being able to create systems from the ground up –rather than fixing them from within – the outcomes are more predictable and reliable. For example, basic business processes such as time and attendance recording are often the source of some of the biggest frustrations among managers.
Most Americans associate Independence Day with impressive, awe-inspiring fireworks and smoke filled barbecues. The old saying goes that you can’t get any more American than steak and apple pie, so it would make sense that both are commonly grilled and baked respectively on the Fourth.
Can people really be happy or is that just a myth? Most people have difficulty separating the concept of being happy with how much satisfaction they get from their jobs. Because of the economic uncertainties of the past several years –as well as many company’s increasing demands that current workers do more with less – there are a lot of people who are less than satisfied with their work.
For as long as there have been integrated software platforms, the debate between purchasing best of breed software products or fully integrated systems has been an ongoing debate. Both approaches have their benefits and drawbacks. The most fascinating aspect of this conversation is that there is no clearly defined right or wrong answer. Both have…
The only surefire way to prevent payroll fraud is to pay close attention to how time is being monitored and reconciling time sheets with payroll records on a consistent basis.
Whenever new technology begins to appear in the workplace, they are always accompanied by security and privacy concerns. Wearables are going to be no exception.
Overburdened hiring professionals want to make qualified assessments in as little time as possible, so they have a tendency to fall back on those questions that will reveal everything they need to know about a candidate quickly and effectively.