5 Tips to Save Time and Money Processing Payroll
May23

5 Tips to Save Time and Money Processing Payroll

Payroll is one of those tedious jobs that very few are passionate about, but it is one that is vital to the company. Thankfully, there are ways that enable you to save time and money while processing payroll. Read five of them here. If you’re going to succeed in the modern workplace, then you need the right tools and strategies to streamline your processes. 1. Make Sure You Have the Correct Employee Information Payroll becomes twice...

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HR – Get Out of the Way!
May22

HR – Get Out of the Way!

It’s the annual employee engagement survey!  The data is in – now it’s time to act, right!? Not usually the case. HR finally gets the data from a third party, organizes it in a way that will speak to each department, address leaders and managers about what the issues are specific to their teams, and then mandate programs to ensure the organization reacts to the engagement drivers that really need attention… …in the three months...

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HR Trends You Shouldn’t Miss In 2017
May19

HR Trends You Shouldn’t Miss In 2017

The human resources landscape has changed at a rapid rate in the past decade.  Incredible technological innovations, changing attitudes of employees and employers, and new management processes have dramatically altered the industry.  To help you stay on top of these changes, here are the HR trends you definitely should not miss in 2017.   HR Trend 1: More HR software platforms to choose from Technology is one of the key drivers...

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9 tips for developing a sustainable well-being strategy at work
May18

9 tips for developing a sustainable well-being strategy at work

Well-being strategies aren’t a new phenomenon. They’ve been dabbled with for decades in an attempt to tackle absenteeism. In the business world, staff well-being is an increasingly important consideration. Figures released by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) on work related stress, anxiety and depression, show the total number of lost working days due to work related stress in 2015/16 was 11.7 million days. And stress...

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HRchat: Talent, Learning and innovateworkTO with Daneal Charney [podcast]
May11

HRchat: Talent, Learning and innovateworkTO with Daneal Charney [podcast]

In this episode of the HRchat show, Bill Banham is joined by Daneal Charney, Talent Lead at MaRS Venture Services in Toronto. Daneal is an HR innovator, startup enthusiast, speaker, and moderator. She’s also the author of Hitting Stryde: A Gen Y Career Survival Guide. She will be moderating the upcoming innovateworkTO panel happening on May 16th. Read the edited transcription of the HRchat interview with Daneal Charney: Bill...

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Where To Find Great Hourly Workers
May04

Where To Find Great Hourly Workers

Nearly 60% of all employees in the U.S. are hourly workers. Yet small businesses struggle to tap into this huge pool of potential candidates. If you’re hiring for a minimum wage position, you can’t spend a ton of time and money on recruitment. Often the turnover rate is high, it doesn’t make sense to spend thousands of dollars to fill these positions. So, how do you find great employees that won’t break the bank? Luckily, there’s a...

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How Internal Mobile Apps Influence Employee Engagement
May02

How Internal Mobile Apps Influence Employee Engagement

Are your employees engaged in what they’re doing? Many aren’t, as Gallup found that only 32 percent of employees in the United States have felt engaged at their jobs over the past 15 years. Those low engagement numbers lead to serious issues for companies. Simply put, employees who aren’t engaged aren’t as productive or as innovative. Low engagement also results in higher turnover rates. It’s estimated that employee disengagement...

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The Pros and Cons of Hiring Remote Workers
Apr03

The Pros and Cons of Hiring Remote Workers

With technology connecting everyone on the go, there is no reason that employers and employees alike should not want to use it for their benefit. One of these is the possibility of remote employment. If an individual has the required skills and can get the work to his employer in a timely manner without the added hassle of coming to the workplace every day, there is no reason why they should not be hired. Today there are several major...

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