The Essentials of Notice Pay in Türkiye: Periods, Calculations, and Legal Context

By |2023-11-19T12:55:34+00:00November, 2023 |

Under Article 17 of the Turkish Labor Law, employers are mandated to provide statutory notice prior to terminating an indefinite employment contract. This legal provision serves as a safeguard for employees, protecting them from abrupt cessation of employment and the consequent loss of income. The law specifies minimum notice periods based on the length of [...]

Understanding the Social Security System in Turkey

By |2024-02-11T10:11:18+00:00July, 2023 |

The social security system in Türkiye underwent a significant transformation process in 2007. As a result of this process, different social security funds were consolidated under a single institution, the Social Security Institution (SGK), to be centrally supervised and operated for enhanced efficiency and speed. Three separate social security institutions, namely SSK (Social Insurance Institution), [...]

DEFINITION OF WAGE AND ITS TAXATION UNDER THE TURKISH LAW

By |2023-06-25T20:33:57+00:00June, 2023 |

As outlined in Article 61 of Income Tax Law No. 193, wage encompasses both monetary and non-monetary benefits provided to registered employees in exchange for their services, regardless of the payment labels used, such as indemnity, allowance, cash compensation, allocation, increment, advance, remuneration, attendance fee, premium, bonus, expense reimbursement, or revenue-based percentages.

REDEFINING CAREER MANAGEMENT IN THE MODERN WORKFORCE: IMPLICATIONS FOR HR

By |2023-06-21T19:59:24+00:00June, 2023 |

Career management in organizations involves the design and implementation of a process that enables the planning and management of careers in a way that meets the needs of both the organizations and individuals' preferences and capacities. In other words, career management is also expressed as the support provided by the organization to help individuals achieve their career plans. The concept of career began to be considered as a whole only in the 1970s, and despite systematic research in this field starting after that period, there are still shortcomings in establishing a comprehensive framework for career theory.

ENHANCING CAREER COUNSELING: QUANTITATIVE ASSESSMENT TOOLS FOR HR PROFESSIONALS

By |2023-06-03T14:06:18+00:00June, 2023 |

Career counseling plays a crucial role in supporting individuals in their career development by providing guidance and assistance in various aspects of career planning and decision-making. Within the field of career counseling, the utilization of quantitative assessment tools has gained significant importance. These tools enable HR professionals to objectively assess and evaluate individuals' skills, interests, personality traits, and values, providing valuable insights for effective career counseling interventions.

SEVERANCE PAY OBLIGATIONS BASED ON SGK CODES FOR TERMINATION OF EMPLOYMENT

By |2022-07-11T19:33:55+00:00July, 2022 |

The table of Social Security Termination Codes below demonstrates the employees’ rights in terms of severance pay, notice pay and unemployment insurance as a result of the reason for termination of employment.

TURKISH SEVERANCE PAY SYSTEM – AT GLANCE

By |2024-07-05T15:43:05+00:00June, 2021 |

The severance pay is referred to as the payment made upon the termination of the employment contract based on the seniority of the employee within the framework of the reasons specified in the Turkish Labor Law. There are quite different discussions with respect to the qualifications of the severance pay and its [...]

DEFINING RESILIENCE: “BOUNCE BACK”

By |2021-04-16T17:10:41+00:00April, 2021 |

Resilience, as an ambiguous, complex term, within its contested definitions, there is no straight definition of resilience exists in the literature. Many operational definitions indeed echo similar thought as resilience varies based on the definition of adversity and the outcome. Resilience operates at individual, group and organizational levels and mainly incorporates the idea of bouncing-back. [...]