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Susan M. Heathfield

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By Susan M. Heathfield

    Updated Articles and Resources
    • The New Roles of the Human Resources Professional Created: Saturday, October 30, 2004 Updated: Sunday, April 20, 2014
      Interested in the new roles of Human Resources professionals? Transformation of the traditional role and three new roles for HR staff are provided.
    • Rejection Letter Sample Created: Sunday, March 13, 2011 Updated: Sunday, April 20, 2014
      Need a sample rejection letter to send to unsuccessful applicants for your jobs? Here is a standard rejection letter for applicants you choose not to interview.
    • Sample Human Resources Policies, Checklists, Forms, and Procedures Created: Saturday, August 12, 2006 Updated: Sunday, April 20, 2014
      Looking for sample policies, checklists, procedures, and forms to use in your Human Resources processes and programs? Here's a comprehensive resource.
    • The 12 Best Ways to Do On-the-Job Training Created: Monday, February 07, 2011 Updated: Sunday, April 20, 2014
      Want to know how to provide effective job training for employees? The best job training frequently occurs at work. Here are 12 internal job training options.
    • Rejection Letters Created: Sunday, May 10, 2009 Updated: Sunday, April 20, 2014
      Do you need sample applicant rejection letters? Here are sample rejection letters for the applicants who did not get the job. Take a look.
    • Sample Letter of Reprimand Created: Monday, November 15, 2010 Updated: Sunday, April 20, 2014
      Do you need a sample employee reprimand letter to use as a guide when you write your own? This sample letter discusses an employee's poor performance.
    • Sample Rejection Letter After an Interview Created: Saturday, January 08, 2011 Updated: Sunday, April 20, 2014
      Looking for a way to reject job candidates who won't be invited back following their first interview? This job rejection letter gives you a sample to use.
    • Sample Formal Employee Thank You Letter Created: Monday, August 04, 2008 Updated: Sunday, April 20, 2014
      Want to know how to write a formal thank you letter to recognize an employee for contributions at work? A letter from the boss goes a long way. Here's a sample, too." itempf expr="$zTP='t3'" --> it...
    • Use LinkedIn for Recruiting Employees Created: Sunday, April 20, 2008 Updated: Sunday, April 20, 2014
      Do you know how to use LinkedIn for recruiting employees? You can pay, but there are other effective ways, to recruit employees on LinkedIn. See how.
    • Holiday Pay Practices: Do You Know Your Legal Requirements? Created: Sunday, December 18, 2005 Updated: Sunday, April 20, 2014
      You need to regularly review your company's holiday pay practices to ensure they're legal. Here are answers to common questions regarding holiday pay.
    • 10 Ways to Make Your Coworker's Retirement Memorable Created: Thursday, December 09, 2010 Updated: Sunday, April 20, 2014
      Want to know how to make your coworker's retirement memorable? Here are ten ways to honor and celebrate your retiring coworker's career. Find out more.
    • Job Specification Created: Friday, November 13, 2009 Updated: Sunday, April 20, 2014
      What can you hope to learn from a job specification? What goes into writing one? Find out more about the job specification.
    • Sample Hourly Employee Attendance Policy Created: Tuesday, January 03, 2006 Updated: Sunday, April 20, 2014
      Need an hourly attendance policy? Here's a sample policy that you can modify to suit your organization's needs. It rewards and deals with poor attendance.
    • The 5 Causes of Employee Negativity Created: Tuesday, November 22, 2005 Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014
      When employers understand the causes of negativity, it fails to gain a foothold in the work environment. Learn the five key causes of employee negativity.
    • Sample New Employee Introduction Created: Tuesday, July 21, 2009 Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014
      Want to welcome your new employee to the team? You can use this sample new employee introduction to tell your employees about their new coworker.
    • Sample Resignation Letter Created: Wednesday, September 27, 2006 Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014
      Here's a sample resignation letter written like an employer would like to receive. Burn no bridges when you resign. The letter goes in your personnel file - forever." itempf expr="$zTP='t3'" --> it...
    • Fun and Funny Ice Breakers Created: Sunday, February 27, 2011 Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014
      Looking for laughter generating fun and funny ice breakers to help create a relaxed environment in your meetings? This resource will serve your need.
    • Sample Termination Letter Created: Sunday, June 26, 2011 Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014
      Need a sample termination letter? It confirms the details of an employee's firing and summarizes the information that the now former employee needs to know.
    • You Owe Yourself a Career Path Created: Thursday, December 16, 2010 Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014
      Are you on a career path? You should be. A career path provides direction and goals to motivate and engage your imagination and commitment. Learn more.
    • Sample Layoff Termination Letter Created: Tuesday, June 28, 2011 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      Use this sample layoff termination letter when you have to lay off employees. They deserve the courtesy and warrant your consideration during a layoff.
    • How to Write an Employee Recognition Letter Created: Saturday, December 22, 2007 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      Want to effectively recognize employees in a way that they will remember for years? Write an employee recognition letter. Here's how and a sample." itemprop="description" itemprop="description...
    • Job Interview Tips for Employers: How to Interview Potential Employees Created: Thursday, October 26, 2006 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      Need job interview tips that will help you hire superior employees? These tips will help you conduct powerfully positive interviews. Find out more." itemprop="description"< --> itemprop="descriptio...
    • 10 Tips for Dealing With Difficult People at Work Created: Sunday, October 25, 2009 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      Want tips for dealing with difficult coworkers? They do exist at work and the better you get at dealing with them, the happier you'll be. Find out how.
    • Rejection Letter Template Created: Sunday, October 09, 2011 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      Need a rejection letter for potential employees? Use this sample template to tell the applicant that you will not further consider his application.
    • Exempt Employees Created: Sunday, July 10, 2005 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      Are you an exempt employee? If so, you have special workplace standards and expectations. Learn more about exempt employees.
    • A Checklist for Success in Hiring Employees Created: Sunday, November 30, 2003 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      A systematic process for hiring employees will bring your company a superior workforce. Use this hiring checklist as a guide to hiring quality employees." itemprop="descrip='t3'" --> itemprop="desc...
    • Top Ways to Be Happy at Work Created: Friday, June 15, 2007 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      Want to find happiness at work? Most employees want to love their job but they struggle with how. Here are 10 tips to help you find happiness at work.
    • Salary Increase Letter Sample Created: Saturday, December 01, 2012 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      Need a sample salary increase letter? The letter confirms the manager's compensation discussion with the employee and documents the salary increase for the personnel file.
    • Interview Questions to Ask Applicants for Human Resources Jobs Created: Thursday, February 09, 2012 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      Looking for interview questions that will help you identify the best candidates for your Human Resources jobs? These are my favorite questions to ask potential HR staff members. Take a look."
    • New Employee Announcement: Simple Created: Sunday, March 27, 2011 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      Need a sample new employee announcement? This sample letter introduces the new employee, tells coworkers about her job, and provides location information.
    • Performance Management Process Checklist Created: Tuesday, November 16, 2004 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      This Performance Management Process Checklist will help you create an effective employee performance management and development system. See the checklist.
    • How to Fire an Employee Created: Sunday, September 10, 2006 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      You can get your company in legal trouble if you don't fire employees properly. The steps that you take when you fire an employee really matter. Here's how.

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