Five Tips to Design a More Productive and Distraction-Free Workspace
Mar24

Five Tips to Design a More Productive and Distraction-Free Workspace

Most of us no longer work on a manufacturing assembly line, or even an office environment reliant on the movement of paper between employees. Instead, the modern worker is increasingly assigned high-touch projects to be completed our own computers which require lengthy uninterrupted periods of distraction-free work. Despite this, however, our physical office environments generally still closely resemble those more appropriate for a...

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2017 Minimum Wage Changes Update
Mar23

2017 Minimum Wage Changes Update

If you work in Human Resources for any company, you may find your employer affected by the raise in minimum wages for 2017. At least 21 states have raised their minimum wage as well as 10 counties and 19 cities. Minimum wage has been such a trending political topic and proponents of the idea have stated that these raises are necessary in order to ensure that employed individuals can afford all of their necessary living expenses....

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Top Ways to Become a Better Manager and Leader
Mar13

Top Ways to Become a Better Manager and Leader

Even if you are a good manager it doesn’t mean you are a leader. There is quite a difference between the two. A true leader is a person that models behaviors that others are inspired to follow. Some people are natural leaders; others can train in leadership skills to become one. If you are in a manager position that you have been working hard to achieve and maintain but you want to advance in your career, you might want to consider...

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Employee Onboarding and Working Remotely
Mar10

Employee Onboarding and Working Remotely

It’s so incredibly hard to onboard people that are not with you in person. You can’t physically show them what they need to do and how to handle stuff. Phone calls sure help with that but are still not ideal. Here are some tips that you could use to onboard your remote new hires.. Create multiple points of contact for your new hire This is extremely important as your new hire will face issues and you can’t be there first hand. The...

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Improving Employee Job Satisfaction with Human Capital Management Systems
Mar03

Improving Employee Job Satisfaction with Human Capital Management Systems

By Katie Badeusz, EPAY Systems You’ve heard it time and again—happy employees lead to greater productivity and creativity at work. When morale rises, sales and profits do, too. But less than half of U.S. workers are happy at work, according to The Conference Board’s latest job satisfaction survey. No wonder so many companies are seeking new ways to improve employee job satisfaction—such as leveraging human-centric HR technology that...

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What Your Employees Need to Know About Financial Benefits
Mar01

What Your Employees Need to Know About Financial Benefits

Tina is an HR director for a large company, and as the new year starts, she’s reviewing the results from her company’s annual employee survey. As she’s reviewing the responses, she’s surprised to see how much stress and confusion finances cause among employees. She doesn’t understand — the company provides many financial wellness benefits to help employees better understand and manage their money. Why isn’t anyone using them?...

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HRM for Start-Ups: How the Right Practices Can Keep Your Business Booming
Feb28

HRM for Start-Ups: How the Right Practices Can Keep Your Business Booming

We are living in a world where start-ups are booming. It feels like every day we hear about some new company that has just launched a brand new service or product, which is out of this world and wonder why it wasn’t us who came up with this fantastic and seemingly easy to generate concept. I’m sure we’ve all been there. What has been troubling me though is not the increasing number of Start-Ups, but the HR behind it all. To be more...

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7 Talent Acquisition Tips To Get The Best Workers In 2017
Feb22

7 Talent Acquisition Tips To Get The Best Workers In 2017

Talent acquisition is an important component for most businesses. If you are looking to increase your talent pool in 2017, then there are certain steps that you should take and tips that you can follow. These will increase the likelihood that you take on and retain high-quality employees. You should certainly consider internal promotion as well as boomerang employees. However, most of your talent acquisition effort will be spent...

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