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13% fall in CEO pay in 2018 revealed Median pay for chief executive fell by 13% between 2017 and 2018, according to an annual assessment of FTSE 100 pay packages released today.

Considerations Before You Increase Employee Monitoring There are all sorts of workplaces out there. Some require clocking in and out so that management can ensure every employee is logging a certain amount of hours each week. On the other end of the spectrum is the type of company that doesn't invest in any employee tracking at all, other than for security purposes.

Should We Retire the Term "Full-Time" Position? As I survey the employee / employer relationship landscape, I really never see a great story. Oh, sure, there are good "anecdotes" here and there of some company doing something unique and interesting enough to get into INC and Forbes. These stories are the bloody chum consultants tweet, retweet, post and build models around.

Major construction projects help drive up health standards, study finds Major construction projects can help develop "universally high" health management standards throughout the supply chain, a study has concluded.

Radhashyam Mahapatro Appointed Nalco's Human Resources Director Radhashyam Mahapatro has been appointed Director of National Aluminium Company Ltd. Mahapatro is currently working as Director, Central Coalfields Ltd. He take charge on January 1, 2020. The Department of Personnel and Training, Public Enterprise Selection Board, on Tuesday cleared his appointment.

Costa Coffee franchisee's training cost deductions 'unfair', staff claim Employees at a Costa Coffee franchise in Essex claim they have had £200 deducted from their final payslips to cover training costs. Staff also received pay deductions for till discrepancies and running costs, with many claiming that their contracts do not have clauses relating to deductions, according to a report on the BBC.

Should Your Human Resources Team Be Working More Closely with IT? Do HR and IT teams have a mutual understanding of one another? Some say no, they do not, and, further, it's the toughest barrier to effective HR/IT collaboration. Researchers reported that finding in the report, "The Experience of Work" by the The Economist / Intelligence Unit.

Investing In Human Resources A Pillar Of Cultural Development: Fujairah Ruler FUJAIRAH, His Highness Sheikh Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Fujairah, has expressed his happiness at the high-level academic position attained by Emiratis, reflecting the UAE's successful policy in investing in human resources, which he described as "a pillar of cultural development in the country''.

Webinar on Improving Employee Engagement & Retention Through Stay Interviews Stay Interviews have become a very popular and effective means of reducing turnover with supervisors meeting individually with their direct reports to learn why they are staying or might leave.

Third of staff under 'extreme' pressure while colleagues are on holiday More than a third of staff claim they feel under "extreme" pressure or have panic attacks because of the amount of work they must take on while their colleagues are on holiday, with many working longer hours to complete their tasks.

Infrastrucure, human resources highlight 2020 state budget spending The budget allocation for education is projected to rise by 5.7 percent yoy to surpass the half-a-quadrillion mark, totaling Rp 505.8 trillion.

Symptoms or Causes Good and less good people stuff has similarities - whether we are talking about work or wellbeing. Too often, personal training tackles symptoms and not causes. You want to get fit? Here's some cardio. Want to tone? Have some weights. Lose weight? Here's a diet plan.

Ethical Leadership and Becoming an HR Change Agent What would you do if an association that represents you starts to behave in a way that you don't agree with? Do you stay with it? Do you leave it? Do you speak up? What happens when you try to reach out to the leadership and they don't respond? Recently I had the pleasure of welcoming my friend Victorio Milian to my podcast.

The intelligent translation era - The human and technology relationship As technology brings people closer together, never has it been more important to communicate on a global scale. Businesses need to connect with their customers - regardless of where they are. And being able to communicate with audiences in their own language is key, but the translation landscape is changing.

Crucial Compensation Conversations - Understanding and Communicating the Compensation System There may be one thing in organizational life no HR or Payroll department wants to get wrong, that is the paycheck of any employee! This webinar does not address payroll processing.

Global HR Service Market 2019 - CJC, ServiceNow, NGA Human Resources, Rochelle de Greeff, PORR The report offers detailed coverage of HR Service Market industry and main market trends. The market research includes historical and forecast market data, demand, application details, price trends, and company shares of the leading HR Service by geography.

One-in-three in FTSE 100 don't mention LGBT+ in annual reports Annual reports are an important indication of the wider issues and initiatives that large companies see as a priority. Of the annual reports analysed; GSK, Barclays and Pearson outperformed the other FTSE 100 companies when it came to representing LGBT+ diversity and inclusion.

ASEAN youths value soft skills over hard skills for the future In a survey of 56,000 ASEAN youths from six countries, attitudes to jobs and skills were revealed.

How the IT sector is capitalising on outsourcing Cut costsReducing costs is possible in several ways: lower software development rates, less costly software, hardware, network, and meatware that altogether constitute IT infrastructure and a more favorable tax system in the country where outsourcing partner is located.

Hong Kong government extends tax reduction rate to 100% At a press conference last Thursday, Hong Kong financial secretary Paul Chan Mo-po announced his plans to increase the reductions of salaries tax, tax under personal assessment and profits tax from 75% to 100% for the year of assessment 2018/19 while retaining the ceiling of HK$20,000.

How secure is WhatsApp really? WhatsApp has become the premier messaging service among friends, family and colleagues in a very short space of time, with an estimated 1.5 billion users worldwide. Rivalled perhaps only by WeChat, the Facebook-owned app is also being used increasingly as a messaging tool in the workplace - both during and after hours.

All 22 recommendations proposed by the Tripartite Workgroup on Older Workers Here's your easy reference to staying on top of the upcoming changes, including employer-specific policies on redesigning job roles, medical benefits, and more.

Final Personnel Today Awards 2019 shortlist unveiled The shortlist for the Personnel Today Awards 2019 has now been completed, with the judges finalising their scores for the HR Supplier Partnership category. Employers making the grade this year range from household names including AXA, BT and IBM to organisations in central government, the NHS and local authorities.

Increase state pension age to 75 to 'improve health and wellbeing' Raising the state pension age to 75 will improve the health and wellbeing of older people, a think tank has proposed. Campaigners and a previous pensions minister have criticised the idea.

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