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6 Steps to Make Your HR Department Completely Paperless

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The rapid advancement in digital technology has made it easy for small businesses to go paperless and get rid of piles of HR-related paperwork. So now, the real struggle is not to reduce paper usage, as that has already been done.

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Simple HR for Small and Medium Businesses

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Is simple HR even possible? If you’ve worked at a big corporation, you might think not! But smaller companies just don’t have the luxury of employing a large HR team.

4 Ways to Start Time Tracking Without Employees Feeling Micromanaged

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It can be challenging finding a balance between tracking employee time and giving staff members complete time management autonomy. On the one hand, tracking and scrutinizing employee time can make staff feel policed. On the other hand, daily time tracking can decrease productivity leaks by 80%.

Understanding Why Employees Leave: 10 Turnover Statistics You Need to Know

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More often than not, it’s considered a loss every time a skilled yet unhappy employee decides to leave the company for any reason. It takes time and resources to find a replacement, which creates a temporary void that needs to be filled and may affect the whole operations of a business.

Compliance Continuity: Monthly Guidance to Sustain Your Organization's Wellbeing

Natural disasters can result in evacuations, work stoppages, and other disruptions for your employees. With advanced planning, employee benefits can help sustain the overall wellbeing of your workforce before, during, and after a natural disaster.

New Hire Checklist Template: Your employee’s first day, week, and month

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Congratulations if you’ve just employed a new team member! To ensure your employee’s start is seamless, we’ve prepared a new hire checklist template to ensure nothing falls through the cracks. There’s a lot to consider when onboarding a new employee, but if you have a good process, like the new hire checklist template here, you can minimize the stress (and demonstrate that you and your organization are on top of your HR!).

5 Ways Interview Scorecards Help Identify Talent

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Nothing is worse than being wrong about a new hire and realizing that you hired the wrong person. It costs time, money, and brings down the whole team. Or maybe you made a great hire, only to realize that it was more difficult than you thought to repeat and find other A-players.

Does your HR system bring your services to life?

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Pop quiz: does your company provide HR or payroll services or both? While this question comes across as a very dull and obvious one, it is one that more companies should ask before embarking on their HR transformation journeys.

8 Employee Onboarding Best Practices for Welcoming New Hires

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More than half of employees who voluntarily leave their jobs do so quickly — within the first year of employment, according to a study by Equifax. Clearly, retention is more important than ever. And what else relates to retention that is often (sadly) overlooked? The answer is employee onboarding.

Qualities to Look for in New Employees

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At some point in time, most companies will need to expand their team and build out departments. Reasons for expanding and hiring new employees vary.

Implementing Technology in TA for the Win: An Agile Approach

Speaker: Denise Dresler, Director of Talent Acquisition, Avature

What was once traditionally used only in the software industry is making its way to the recruiting and talent acquisition space: agile methodologies. Join Denise Dresler, Talent Acquisition Director at Avature, where she will be discussing how to take this nontraditional approach of agile talent acquisition and effectively incorporate it into your hiring processes.

5 Employee Induction Best Practices from HR Experts

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It’s official: After posting your company’s open roles, scouring hundreds of applications and conducting interviews, you’ve successfully landed a couple of great new hires.

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10 Ways to De-Stress at Work

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We’ve all had days at work where we’re stressed. Where we can’t concentrate, and we worry, and our employees and colleagues irritate us and our workstation feels like the worst place to be.

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How to Put Together an Employee Engagement Program (with Examples!)

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Let’s not beat around the bush here: there are few things more important in the workplace today than employee engagement. When organisations have effective employee engagement programs, they report higher levels of productivity and an increase to their bottom line.

How to Retain Valuable Employees

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The face of successful companies are CEOs who know exactly how to navigate their way through the dizzying world of entrepreneurship. Their success stories make it to the front pages and are printed in bold as inspiring headlines for the masses to see.

Why (and How) to Switch to a New HR & Payroll Platform

Not all HR & payroll is the same, but it can look pretty similar. If your current platform isn’t meeting your needs, let us walk you through how to differentiate between providers and give you some tips on how to select a platform that works best for your business.

7 Innovative Ideas for HR

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We all know that companies worldwide are fighting hard to hire and retain top talent. In addition to keeping up with the latest trends in technology, businesses today must also plan and implement creative HR ideas or they risk being left behind.

Why These 4 Things May Be Sabotaging Your Team Culture

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A successful business is based on a positive team culture, where every member of the company is looking in the same direction. On the flipside, a business can be brought to its knees by a toxic team culture that divides rather than unites.

How to Write a Winning Job Description

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Your company is top notch and you’re looking for top notch employees. A new position just opened up and you need to fill it soon. You know that this position would be perfect for the right person, and the benefits are competitive. . So you create a job description, publish the listing, and wait.

Vacation & Sick Time Tracking Software for Small Business

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Are you an HR manager or small business owner looking for vacation & sick time tracking software? If you’re looking to streamline your HR and manage employee time off by keeping everything in one place, it’s important to choose the right tool for your business.

Wage Growth: The Last Employer Holdout to Attract Candidates

You get a job perk! And You get a job perk! Everyone gets job perks! While these perks may have helped get that stellar candidate’s foot in the door, this dynamic of severely low unemployment combined with a historically high job open rate continues with no immediate end in sight. Employers will do well to zero in on one lever many have been avoiding pulling: the almighty salary increase.

10 Ways to Recruit Candidates Online

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In today’s competitive talent market, finding creative ways to recruit candidates online is more important than ever. Everything around the employee experience is now being streamlined by digital methods and tools, which means that the recruitment process has also evolved.

How to Implement Time Tracking at Your Company

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The following article is a guest post written by our friends over at TimeCamp. Time tracking is one of the many ways to optimize your company’s time management process. .

HR Technology: 13 Concepts HR Pros Needs to Know

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It’s no secret. I love technology. In our small business, we rely on technology to extend our capabilities and provide an agile response to customer needs. That helps us remain competitive. But the more I learn about technology, I realize there’s still a lot to learn.

Recruiting Source Effectiveness: Focus on Quality Over Quantity

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(Editor’s Note: Today’s article is brought to you by our friends at Kronos , a leading provider of workforce management and human capital management cloud solutions. It’s not too late to sign up for Kronos’ Fall eSymposium for HR and Payroll professionals.

5 Culture Trends for 2019

As we approach 2019, major shifts in the work environment will continue to affect the ways companies do business. Companies that are looking to attract, engage, and retain top talent should leverage these trends to create workplaces where employees thrive.

HR Departments Should Have Data Policies

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Human resources departments are filled with data. About applicants, candidates, employees, and alumni. This data includes addresses, health information, and social security numbers. HR has assessment data and information from drug/criminal/credit background screening.

We Need STEM and We Need MESH

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I ran across an article recently on Medium titled “ Forget STEM, We Need MESH ”. It’s a thought provoking read. The author spends a fair amount of time kinda bashing the renewed emphasis on STEM education (science, technology, engineering, and math).

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The New Employee – Employer Social Contract

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One of the workplace-related conversations that’s happening with more frequency is focused on how new technologies such as artificial intelligence and machine learning are changing jobs.

Insight into Attracting and Retaining Top Talent

Discover how more than 4,100 employers are addressing benefits and workforce challenges, and how you can take competitive action to attract and retain talent, boost employee engagement, and promote organizational wellbeing.

9 Things to Consider When Purchasing HR Technology

HR Bartender

We talk about HR technology a lot on HR Bartender, but it occurred to me recently that’s there’s one area of HR technology we really haven’t discussed.

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Ageism In the Workplace – Ask #HR Bartender

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Last year marked the 50 th anniversary of the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) , which prohibits discrimination against individuals 40 years of age or older. In a survey from AARP, nearly 2 out of 3 workers have experienced some form of age discrimination or age bias.

Recruiters: Hiring Veterans Made Easy

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(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). With over 300,000 HR and business executive members, SHRM creates better workplaces where employers and employees thrive together.

Employee Absences: Plan for the Unplanned

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I must admit today’s Time Well Spent. from our friends at Kronos is a little funny to me for two reasons. Living in Florida, we often run into these “ the weather is absolutely gorgeous days ” where we want to play hooky and go to the beach. And sometimes we actually do it.

The CFO Playbook: 10 Metrics to Transform Your HR Team

CFOs are losing faith in HR’s ability to solve problems with data. Discover the metrics your HR team needs to measure to become more data-driven.

Engagement or Connection: Why the Connected Workplace Might Be Better

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(Editor’s Note: Today’s article is brought to you by our friends at MindManager , a division of Corel Corporation. MindManager helps individuals, teams, and enterprises do great work faster by simplifying the way they capture, organize, and share information.