10 Free Ways to Motivate Employees


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.

How to Monitor and Curb Problematic Attendance


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.

10 Doable Career-Focused New Year’s Resolutions


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. .

Corporate Investment Drives A New Wave Of Industrial 3D Printing


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.

Live Webinar: The Recruiting Metrics that Matter: 5 Numbers You Must Track

The Recruiting Metrics that Matter: 5 Numbers You Must Track. Time-to-fill. If this is the only metric you’re tracking to measure the success of recruiting, you’re doing it wrong. In fact, time-to-fill is one of the most vague recruiting KPIs you can measure, since it doesn't do much to show you where bottlenecks are - or what you can be doing to improve your processes. Why time-to-fill isn’t the most useful metric. Metrics to track as an HR Coordinator and as an HR Director. 5 reports you should always be running. Why these numbers matter. Sign up for our live webinar on Thursday, March 22, 2018, Time: 11:00 AM PST to learn first-hand from a seasoned recruiter with 20+ years of experience the top 5 recruiting metrics you MUST be tracking.

What Employees Are Entitled to When They Work Public Holidays


Do a quick Google search and you’ll find that the American workforce has plenty of questions when it comes to public holidays. Do employees have to work on holidays? If so, will they be paid extra? If they do get the day off, are they entitled to receive pay or will they receive a reduced paycheck? Here’s what you need to know. . Federal Holiday Schedule. The United States has ten federal holidays, also known as national, legal, and public holidays.

Work-at-Home Success in 5 Easy Steps


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.

10 Great Things You Can Do with Fingercheck360


Fingercheck360 is our all-in-one inclusive platform that provides you with digital tools to manage your employees online. From hiring to payroll, your organization’s daily operations is made more efficient with Fingercheck360 at your service. Here are ten great things you can do using Fingercheck360 ! . Hire employees completely online. How would you feel if you could hire employees completely in-house? With Fingercheck360, that’s possible.

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


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.

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


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).

Utilize Cloud Technology to Humanize Your Business


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.

Employee Satisfaction vs. Work-Life Balance


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.

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


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.

10 Minor Mistakes That Can Get an Employer into Big Trouble


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.

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.

The Employer’s Guide to Gift Giving to Employees


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?

Thanksgiving at Work: 7 Ways to Celebrate!


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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7 Superfoods You May Not Know About


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.

The Best 3D Printing Stocks of the Year?


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

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!

10 Ways to Celebrate Halloween at Work


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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How Long You Should Keep Business Records For


As a business owner, it can be tricky figuring out which business records to keep and which ones you can throw away. You want to retain records as long as legally mandated, but figuring out what’s required of you can be confusing.

Prohibited Practices During the Hiring Process


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.

When Can Employers Delete Employee Records?


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.

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.

Last-Minute Workplace Advice and Guidance for the Holidays


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.

5 More Common Ways Businesses Unknowingly Break the Law


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.

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


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.

10 Ways to Beat the Mid-Day Slump


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.

A Walk In Their Shoes

Speaker: Angie Verros, Founder, Vaia Talent

In today's competitive job market, how candidates perceive your firm impacts who you attract and hire. Guess what? If your candidate experience rocks, you'll be able to attract top talent! Have you ever considered what it's like to be on the other side? How great would it be if we took their bad experiences and turned them around by using our instincts? Today you will learn how to use simple human elements in order to showcase your employer brand and convert more applicants to amazing hires.

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


“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.

10 Ways to Celebrate Labor Day at the Workplace


While Labor Day has unofficially become a marker for the end of the summer and the start to fall, it was established as a federal holiday in 1894 in order to recognize and celebrate the contributions of American workers.

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NYC Pay History Ban Takes Effect October 31


Beginning October 31, 2017, New York City employers are prohibited from questioning job applicants on their salary history, with violators facing civil penalties of up to $250,000.

States That Will See Minimum Wage Changes in 2017


Several states have announced minimum wage increases in 2017, though not all rate changes will take effect at the start of the calendar year. Also, not all states will experience a state-wide change — certain counties and cities may effect their own local minimum wage.

New Ways to Engage and Source Talent - All In Less Than 24 Hours

Speaker: Derek Zeller, Director of Recruiting Solutions, Engage Talent

In this session, we’ll examine the critical essentials you should know about the type of tech you are looking for and what you should know before engaging with candidates - everything from where to get the information you need, to which sites and books are good to read. By taking a strategic approach to open innovation, you’ll find the right ideas or partners more effectively, and you’ll accelerate new candidates to your managers more quickly.

10 Developing Uses for Biometrics in the Workplace & Beyond


Advances in technology have allowed us to authenticate identity using superior methods to traditional security tokens such as key fobs, passwords, and PINs. Since objects/information can be replicated, lost, stolen, and shared, these tokens aren’t very secure.

Mistakes All Employees Make (and How to Get Past Them)


Face it: mistakes happen on-the-job, especially when employees are new to the company. It’s important to coach employees to help them overcome issues and make them better performers. Here are several mistakes all employees make, and how to get past them: . Mistake #1: Dressing Poorly.

10 Things to Prepare For an Employee’s Last Day


Most employers prepare for an employee’s first day, but how many prepare for the last? While big firms typically have procedures in place for guiding employee termination, not every employer has a professional guiding the exit process.

Observing Federal Holidays When They Fall on the Weekend


This year, both Christmas and New Year’s Day fall on the weekend. So what does that mean for your employees? You decide.

Performance Management: Keep Employees Engaged and Motivated

Many organizations have looked at their performance management processes but still have not found a way to make them more effective.