In the United States, laws such as the Equal Pay Act and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 help to ensure that hiring practices are fair and balanced.
Today is Astron’s 20th anniversary! We wanted to share our gratitude for all the support we’ve received from our clients and Astronology® readers over the years.
Teamwork is unavoidable. While many people enjoy the collective experience of accomplishing goals as a team, there are many who find this facet of work challenging.
As the dust settles surrounding last week’s midterm elections, Human Resource professionals naturally ask, “How does any of this affect HR?” In this Astronology® we discuss some changes to anticipate in the coming months.
Every night on the news, it seems like more stories of workplace harassment are coming to light. According to a Harris Poll released in November 2017, although 64% of American women say they felt more comfortable today speaking out and challenging abusers, only 20% of women said they believe their companies would listen and be supportive if they were to speak out against their abusers.
We are here again, the end of another year! 2017 came and flew by! As in previous issues of Astronology®, we would like to take our last issue of 2017 to look at HR trends and topics that could possibly be impactful for the coming new year.
After a long, 20 quarter revenue loss, IBM, a company known to be a proponent of remote work, dismantled its remote work option this past May.
Astron Solutions has been tracking the increase in organizations instituting short- and long-term incentive plans among our client organizations over the past year.
Everyone wants to be recognized for their hard work. Many believe that recognition gives employees incentive to stay loyal to their organizations, and promotes the employees’ continued hard work.
The annual SHRM Conference and Exposition is always an excellent time, and this year’s event in New Orleans did not disappoint!