Diana Coker

Performance evaluation of employees: Important pointers and processes

Compensation - June 22, 2021

Performance reviews or employee evaluations are essential in giving feedback and determining areas of improvement and excellence for both the employer and employee. These...

Benefits of using an employee referral program

Recruitment - June 21, 2021

When one is looking for a job, a good word from an acquaintance, peer, or friend can bolster the chances of your resume getting more than a cursory look. Some firms have ...

Why invest in upskilling for the future of work

In recent years, upskilling has become a common term in workplaces. It has become a crucial part of employee retention and business growth and development. People most of...

How do you negotiate salary over email?

Compensation - June 11, 2021

You have aced your job interview and now have an offer letter in your inbox/hand, but you are not too pleased. Why? Your salary expectations are not met. You have two opt...

What not to do during a virtual interview

Interviews - June 08, 2021

Among the many things that have witnessed a massive change due to the Covid-19 Pandemic is videoconferencing. Before the pandemic, this tool was the last resort for peopl...

Amazon updates drug screen protocols in light of weed legalization

Featured - June 02, 2021

Amazon announced Tuesday it supports the federal legalization of marijuana, and that the world’s second-largest private employer is revising its policy to make it more ...

Hybrid work model will erode organizational culture, says auditors’ poll

Featured - May 31, 2021

Research conducted by the Chartered Institute of Internal Auditors, says that hybrid working is leading to a “culture crisis” for companies. ...

Examples of Employee Engagement Survey Questions

Employee engagement is a necessity if your organization wants to achieve growth and progress. Fully engaged employees mean greater productivity, improved image and better...

The “ins and outs” of how to manage change in the workplace

Leadership - May 24, 2021

The Covid-19 pandemic has been a great wake-up call for companies and their ability to manage change in the workplace. Things needed to change and fast, there was no time...

How to evaluate the compensation plan?

Compensation - May 22, 2021

Before you accept that new job, it is important to carefully evaluate the compensation plan. Here is a guide on what to look for in an ideal total compensation package. Y...

How to receive negative feedback at work

Leadership - May 21, 2021

At work, it isn’t easy to be 100 percent perfect and productive all the time. There are times when you will falter, will be pulled up and even held responsible for ...

Building a remote team culture

Leadership - May 18, 2021

Managing a team is never easy, and when you have a diverse team scattered across the globe, the task becomes doubly difficult. Remote work culture has become an accepted ...

How to deal with difficult people at work

Conflicts are endemic when you notice factions, team divisions and stonewalling at team meetings. This is the time a true leader steps in to lay down the rules. Make it c...

What is the best day to fire an employee?

Leadership - May 13, 2021

Here at The HR Digest, Jane Harper is often asked to give her insights on when is the best day to fire an employee? Is there really a best day of the week to terminate so...

Ireland to introduce new law that allows employees to request work from home

Featured - April 21, 2021

Ireland plans to introduce new legislation that allows employees to request remote work.  Tánaiste Leo Varadkar, the Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment, publ...

The Hybrid Model for Work Is the New Norm Post-Pandemic

Workplace Culture - April 05, 2021

Work-from-home was considered one of the better consequences of the Pandemic. It provided relief from the daily commute, gave flexibility and productivity in some places ...