Human Resources is one of the most difficult departments to handle in a business. It has a lot of aspects to it and its assets, the employees, are the key to the whole organization. Good HR management techniques can make or break the entire organization!
There are some tools available online that can greatly help facilitate the HR processes in order to smoothly run the whole department.
Employee Cost Calculator
This calculator requires you to set the default expenses that incur for each employee. These include the equipments cost, the training costs and many other recruitment costs. While hiring the employee, you can either simply put in the numbers or use the default ones to calculate how much the employee is going to cost you exactly.
While this may seem like an unnecessary tool, it is not. At the time of hiring, there are so many aspects to consider that you usually forget a cost or two before calculating the hourly rate for your employee. These small miscalculations, as a whole, can cost you a lot more than you can imagine. This is why it is advisable to keep an Employee Cost Calculator in hand when hiring new employees.
Federal Poster Advisor
The U.S. Department of Labor requires all businesses to put up posters for related laws and regulations across the organization for all employees. The Federal Poster Advisor can help you identify the compulsory posters that you need for your office and provide you with a printable download version of them.
All you have to do is input some relevant details about your business to allow the tool to provide you with a list of posters that apply to your business sector. These posters can include ones for:
- Equal Employment Opportunity
- Employee Polygraph Protection Act
- Fair Labor Standards and Minimum Wage
- Family and Medical Leave Act
This tool is an excellent method of employing the rules and regulations set by the U.S. Department of Labor without having penalty imposed on your business.
Interview Questions Generator
No matter how expert you are at taking interviews, you can still miss out on important questions that may help you assess the prospective employee candidate for your organization. To help you out, you can use the Interview Questions Generator that has a built in set of questions that can help you assess the potential employee on a number of aspects including:
- Leadership Skills
- Teamwork Attitude
- Interpersonal and Communication Skills
- Out of the Box Thinking Skills
- Analytical Skills
Only a good interview, that helps evaluate the prospective employee from all angles, can help you find the ideal candidate for the job on offer.
Salary Benchmarking Tool
This tool helps you find out just how much the salary is being offered for a particular job position in different states of U.S. Using this tool, you can get a compensation report and an hourly rate report for a number of different job positions from a library covering over 800 positions in the U.S. Once you know the popular benchmark, you can easily set your own salary rate for the position at your organization.