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10 Doable Career-Focused New Year’s Resolutions

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There’s nothing quite like starting the new year with a purposeful New Year’s resolution. The decision and determination to make a new goal and reach it in the New Year is a guiding force for us as we try to break bad habits, improve ourselves, and make healthier life choices. .

How to Monitor and Curb Problematic Attendance

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As a company that is passionate about making your workforce management efficient, Fingercheck was designed to provide you with the real-time oversight you need to track your employees’ attendance.

Corporate Investment Drives A New Wave Of Industrial 3D Printing

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Manufacturing corporates have poured funding into areas ranging from automation to advanced materials in recent years. Industrial companies like GE and Siemens are now looking beyond their R&D and patent portfolios to gain an edge in 3D printing.

The Value of Encouraging Socializing in the Workplace

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Every employer wants to build a winning team that excels in every aspect.

Live Webinar: Best Practices for Onboarding and Training New Hires

Best Practices for Onboarding and Training New Hires. So you’ve hired some great new employees - congratulations! Unfortunately, your work isn’t over yet. With 20% of new hires leaving within the first 45 days, creating a great onboarding program along with proper training is crucial if you want your new employees to be engaged and stay long term. As someone working in recruiting or HR, you have control of the first part of the onboarding and training process and have a large part to play in the successful onboarding of the entire company’s new hires. Sign up for our live webinar on Thursday, May 24, 2018, Time: 11:00 AM PST, 1:00 PM EST.

10 Low-Cost Ways to Motivate Employees

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If you’ve read our article on 10 free ways to motivate employees , you’ll know that motivating employees doesn’t have to come with a price tag. However, if you are willing to splash a little cash, you’ll find that these “almost” money-free ways to motivate employees can open up a realm of possibilities for you to pay it forward. Here are suggestions provided by HR experts and leaders: . When they go the extra mile, comp their expenses.

Should You Implement a Floating Holidays Policy?

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Floating holidays are a more flexible alternative to providing employees with a standard list of company-recognized holidays on which employees have paid time off. In comparison to traditional leave policies, which designate holidays based on the typical paid holiday schedule in the U.S., floating holidays are to be used at the employee’s discretion.

10 Free Ways to Motivate Employees

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It’s stated time and time again that a business’s most valuable asset is their employees. Employees who are inspired, hard-working, and innovative grow and sustain businesses. Keeping employees happy and engaged is the secret to moving your business forward. . So how can you ensure your employees are motivated? By offering a rewarding culture — which doesn’t have to be reliant on fiscal incentives.

Work-at-Home Success in 5 Easy Steps

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According to the 2017 State of Telecommuting report released by Global Workplace Analytics, the number of people telecommuting in the US increased 115% between 2005 and 2015. Many people make a good living by working remotely, and the numbers show it’s becoming more common.

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Free E-Guide: 8 Surprising Facts About Labor Law Posting Regulations

As an HR professional, it’s important to learn about the labor laws and posting requirements that affect your company. Staying on top of these continual changing rules can be challenging, but this free Poster Guard® e-Guide can help you better understand the regulations. In addition to an overview of the laws that apply to every business, you’ll learn about specific requirements for local postings, Spanish postings, remote workers, industry-specific notices and much more. Our e-Guide will provide you valuable information to keep your business in complete compliance.

Reasonable Accommodation & Religion: How Far Does an Employer’s Obligation Go?

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The legal obligation to provide reasonable accommodation to an employee’s religious beliefs or practices in the workplace is enforced by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).

Employee Satisfaction vs. Work-Life Balance

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In recent years, Americans have increasingly struggled to obtain the perfect balance between spending time at work and with family. Daily schedules have become busier; consequently, the concept of work-life balance is now a vital issue within the American workforce.

10 Minor Mistakes That Can Get an Employer into Big Trouble

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Minor mistakes can lead to big trouble when it comes to how you manage your employees. From failure to keep company records to sharing an employee’s health information with others in the workplace, the number of ways employers can drop the ball are seemingly endless.

10 Ways Employers Can Encourage a Healthy Work-Life Balance in the New Year

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Having a healthy work-life balance is vital to your well-being, and the same goes for your employees. When employees experience the benefits of a positive work-life balance, they work harder , are more productive , and are less stressed.

The Complete Guide to Buying an Applicant Tracking System

With 200+ offerings in the market, choosing the right applicant tracking system can be a challenge. To help, we have developed a comprehensive buying guide highlighting what you should look for along each step of the decision process. Download the guide and ensure that the ATS you choose is the right fit for your organization.

Working People are Taking Fewer Vacations and Working More, Despite Having More Vacation Days

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Millions of Americans are married to their jobs and believe that taking vacation will negatively affect their employers’ perception of their commitment or productivity. Many employees only take a handful of days off each year and work through the vacation days they do use.

The Employer’s Guide to Gift Giving to Employees

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It’s that time of the year again! The festivities are about to be in full swing, and with the end of Q4 approaching, your company is likely in crunch mode. As busy as you are, have you given any thought to how you’ll be rewarding your employees for their service?

Utilize Cloud Technology to Humanize Your Business

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It used to be that technology and the “human factor” were associated as two competing approaches to accomplish business outcomes. One was seen as the way of the future and the other, potentially replaceable.

Thanksgiving at Work: 7 Ways to Celebrate!

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As an employer, you have a lot to be thankful for – the talented employees you have on your team work in and out every day to drive the collective success of your company. Without their sacrifice, you wouldn’t be in the position to lead or steer your vision into the future.

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Dice 2018 Tech Salary Report

Dice’s new Tech Salary Report is here. The skinny? While Cloud, Big Data and Process Management skills are driving the biggest pay increases, employers are also offering non-monetary motivators to attract and retain tech talent. Find out which skills and incentives are hot.

Pay Equity – How Does Your Company Measure Up?

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As more cities and states than ever before are rallying to close the gender gap, racial gap, and other forms of wage discrimination, has your organization taken a step back to consider how you measure up? . Law firm Fisher Phillips recently released a Pay Equity Interactive Map highlighting the equal pay laws of all 50 states. As an interactive web tool, not only does it provide an at-a-glance overview of the areas of the U.S.

10 Ways to Celebrate Halloween at Work

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According to a 2015 Harris Poll , Halloween is the third most favorite holiday among U.S. adults, with Christmas and Thanksgiving coming in first and second place, respectively.

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7 Superfoods You May Not Know About

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We’ve written on the importance of self-care for employees and employers alike on our blog before. It’s important to invest in your health in order to be your most engaged, productive self.

What’s a Signing Bonus? Should You Offer One?

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If you’re looking to attract new talent, a signing bonus is one way to sweeten the compensation package you offer to highly qualified candidates. Unlike traditional benefits like healthcare insurance, paid sick days, and vacation/paid time off, a signing bonus is a one-time benefit paid at the start of employment with the company. .

Are You Closing Candidates and Getting Them Onboarded Efficiently?

Once you choose a candidate to hire, the real work begins of trying to get them to accept your offer. And even if they do, you still need to get them onboarded efficiently. Are you doing a good job managing these steps? Take a 30-second assessment for a free evaluation of your job offer and onboarding processes.

When Can Employers Delete Employee Records?

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It’s a popular question that doesn’t often get addressed — how long is an employer required to keep employee records, and when can you dispose of them? Let’s go over what’s stated in the law, and then read between-the-lines.

Last-Minute Workplace Advice and Guidance for the Holidays

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It’s the week before the holidays, and during this crucial time, you may still have a few last-minute decisions to make. If you’re a small business owner, you’re probably not steeped in HR procedure and policy, and you might be tackling the holidays for the first time.

Prohibited Practices During the Hiring Process

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As an employer, you’re required to comply with federal and local laws in every aspect of your business management. When it comes to staffing your company, there are laws in place to ensure that job applicants aren’t discriminated against or judged with bias.

5 More Common Ways Businesses Unknowingly Break the Law

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We received a lot of interest from readers after publishing our article on common ways businesses unknowingly break the law , which we included in our monthly newsletter.

5 Key Aspects of Accurate Human Resource Management Systems Pricing

Simplify your software evaluation process with this free Human resource Management Systems software pricing guide! Don't let price confusion keep you from selecting the best HR software for your organization's needs. Download your free guide today!

How to Make the First 30 Days the Best for Your New Employee

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When bringing new talent onto your team, it pays to be forward-thinking in your approach to employee onboarding. First impressions are important, and the follow-through your leadership demonstrates over the next 30 days will be the ultimate test of how your organization measures up.

The Best 3D Printing Stocks of the Year?

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Notable 3D printing stocks in 2017. I’m reading a post on Fool.com about their measurement of. Read the whole entry. » » corporate

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10 Ways to Beat the Mid-Day Slump

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What causes the mid-day slump? According to chronobiologists, our mid-afternoon drowsiness can largely be attributed to the body clock, located in the hypothalamus, which, in interaction with the sleep drive, produces a dip in alertness in the afternoon.

General Wellness: The Importance of Self-Care in the Workplace

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“You can’t pour from an empty cup. Take care of yourself first.” ” In so few words, this quote reminds us that it’s okay to take a break when needed. Yet mindfulness in the workplace has only recently been recognized as a significant factor in workplace productivity.

7 Steps to Attract and Engage More Candidates

Want to improve the candidate experience of your job application and drive more candidates to apply? This guide covers: presentation of your careers page and jobs, length and complexity of your online application, application technology, and candidate acknowledgement.