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How to ensure a smooth and successful open enrollment

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It’s fall (in some parts of the country!) and you know what that means: Open Enrollment (OE) season is at hand. Under the wrong circumstances, open enrollment can create many challenges for HR and employees alike. But this doesn’t have to be the case.

Surviving as an HR department of one

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With the volume of work today’s HR professionals must manage, being an HR department of one can be daunting. Learning how to juggle everything on your plate takes time and experience, but having the right practices and HR technologies in place can also make flying solo less overwhelming.

Getting through Open Enrollment tips

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In the middle of Open Enrollment (OE) or just getting ready to start? Feeling a little overwhelmed? Don’t worry, you’re not the only one.

Recruiting metrics every HR department needs to know

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Setting goals is an important aspect of any position. When it comes to Human Resources, your goals often are a numbers game. As a hiring manager, you need to know the metrics of your company.

Live Webinar: How to Build a Strong Recruiting Pipeline in 2019

When your company is growing fast, there’s not a lot of spare time to vet prospective hires. Without the luxury of a careful, thoughtful and unhurried interview process for each and every role, you need to get smart about filling your recruiting pipeline. It’s all about finding and teeing up high-quality prospective candidates who align well with your company’s mission and are ready to hit the ground running, ramp quickly and thrive long-term. Join Elicia Hughey, VP of HR at Octave Music Group and the experts from Glassdoor and Newton to learn what it takes to build a strong pipeline by being as strategic as possible at every stage in hiring.

Want to provide a better candidate experience? Avoid these common mistakes

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We are all human and mistakes will happen throughout the recruiting and hiring process. Most mistakes are easily corrected, like mispronouncing an applicant’s name, but others are harder to recover from and may ruin your chances of hiring the candidate you really want.

Best practices for promoting employee wellness

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Employee wellness has taken on a greater importance in the workplace over the past decade. Workers want to feel like their organizations are committed to them beyond measuring their productivity and contributions to the bottom line.

3 signs you’re ready for HR technology

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Is your growing business ready for HR technology? With the human capital management (HCM) market projected to be a $22 billion industry by 2022 , chances are your company may be more ready than you realize.

Why don’t some employees trust HR?

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As an HR manager for a successful business, it can feel overwhelming to be responsible for the well-being and performance of an entire organization. And, at times, it may feel like you are in a thankless job. Sometimes, having to focus on everyone else can blind HR team members to their own mistakes or apathy. Both are dangerous to the company; they can cause widespread discontent as well as the loss of valuable employees.

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How to avoid the costs of disengaged employees

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According to a Gallup poll , around 85% of employees class themselves as either ‘not engaged’ or ‘actively disengaged’ at work. No wonder employee engagement is a perennial issue. But what does a ‘disengaged’ employee look like?

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Your Hidden Weapon: 9 Best Practices for Working with Third-Party Recruiters

Leveraging third-party recruiters has been the golden ticket for many when filling critical roles. Whether seasoned at utilizing third-party search or new to it, this report breaks down how best to use this secret weapon to ensure the best ROI.

5 major benefits of HCM software

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In today’s on-demand, always-on business world, the value of efficiency has never been higher. Organizations are under great pressure to lower costs and increase productivity while maintaining a high level of service.

4 productivity hacks for HR professionals

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There are only so many hours in a day – and hardly ever enough to take care of everything you want to accomplish. In HR, there’s always more work to be done. And the more time spent on routine administrative tasks means less time for bigger-picture, more strategic planning and tasks.

3 ways to take charge of your HR career

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Think you’re deserving of a promotion or raise this year? Don’t wait for someone to come to you; be your #1 advocate and take charge of your HR career! Here are three actions you can take to get started: 1. Seek out new experiences .

Security breaches are on the rise: protect yourself from identify theft if your data is compromised

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As a provider of HR technology that serves as a system of record for sensitive employee data, PeopleStrategy takes security extremely seriously.

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How Recruiters Can Create a Predictable Candidate Pipeline

Even the most experienced recruiting professionals face challenges filling critical roles in their organizations from an inability to establish, nurture and grow a sustainable talent pipeline. Download this eBook to get a jump on sourcing and learn how to build a high performance recruiting pipeline.

A positive onboarding experience goes a long way

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A strong employer-employee relationship begins with the onboarding process. While your candidate experience has a significant impact on how your company is viewed by potential employees, your onboarding process is the first taste a new employee will have of how your company truly operates.

The benefits broker you choose matters

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Benefits are important to your employees and, therefore, your business. What your team members can depend on, aside from a paycheck and fulfilling work, will strongly affect satisfaction and retention.

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PeopleStrategy® Positions for Future Growth with Expanded Partner Network

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PeopleStrategy, Inc.® , a provider of comprehensive, Cloud-based Human Capital Management (HCM) solutions, is focusing on expanding its distribution network of channel partners as it enters the next phase in its growth strategy.

PeopleStrategy® Launches Next Gen Product Update

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PeopleStrategy, Inc.® , a provider of comprehensive, Cloud-based Human Capital Management (HCM) solutions, recently launched a major product release, featuring configurable navigation for administrators, simplified payroll processing and other notable enhancements.

Compensation Dictionary

We’ve compiled a list of fundamental compensation terms and why they’re important to know. Think of this as your comp cheat sheet—terms you need to know to put you on the fast track to becoming that cool comp kid we know you can be. Sure, you’ve heard some of the terms before, but you have no idea what they mean. Not to worry! Download this eBook and you’ll be ‘comp’letely fluent in no time. This ebook contains four sections: Section 1: Comp 101. Section 2: Market Pricing. Section 3: Pay Structures. Section 4: Pay Concerns and Pay Raises.

Helping remote employees feel connected

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Telecommuting, the gig economy, remote work opportunities and flex schedules are becoming more mainstream as technology makes it easier to perform most work from virtually anywhere. While remote working arrangements can provide employees with better work-life balance, they can present challenges.

Creating a Valuable Employee Performance Experience

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Performance management is being disrupted. In two-thirds of organizations today, business leaders are rethinking the traditional methods of managing employee performance. And employees are breathing a collective sigh of relief.

4 steps toward making equal pay a reality at your company

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Don’t we live in a society light-years removed from sexism and the rigid ideas of what genders can and can’t (or should and shouldn’t) do? In many ways we do, especially when compared to the old-world ideas of generations past.

How does your parental leave policy stack up? Is it fair? Equitable? Competitive?

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Family leave has been subject to much scrutiny and debate in recent years. And two current employment trends are putting additional pressure on employers to take a closer look at their current parental leave policies: Employees want better work-life balance as they seek a higher quality of life.

Newton’s Guide to OFCCP Compliance

For federal contractors, keeping up with OFCCP regulations can be a major challenge when recruiting and hiring. Download our guide to OFCCP compliance and learn the major regulations that you must adhere to.

How to create a more inclusive workplace culture

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Diversity. Inclusion. Equity. Gender. Harassment. Sexual Preference. These are the words we see in the headlines more and more frequently.

4 tips for effective change management 

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You’ve selected a new HR technology system for your organization and now, a critical time begins. You need to effectively prepare your company to adopt and use this new technology – otherwise, you will not see the highest return on your investment.

Benefits of a comprehensive HR solution

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A business consists of many moving parts. Each performs a unique function – the finance department crunches numbers; marketing creates digital campaigns; sales tries to close deals, etc.

The growing importance of emotional first responders

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Small Business Compensation Trends for 2018

We’ve developed a special edition of PayScale’s 2018 Compensation Best Practices Report (CBPR) specifically for small businesses. It covers everything from base and variable pay practices to competitive jobs, retention concerns and mergers & acquisitions. Download the free small business edition to gain insights such as: Top compensation priorities and concerns for small businesses in 2018. How small business pay practices differ from other organizational sizes. Ways that small businesses organizations emphasize culture through compensation.

How can HR foster empathy in the workplace?

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Empathy: It’s absolutely essential to fostering positive relationships – inside and outside of the workplace. Understanding the reasons why employees are dissatisfied or disengaged is key to creating a productive and motivated workforce and retaining top talent.

Tips for stress-free payroll & year-end

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Ah, tax season – it doesn’t exactly have anyone singing “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year,” but payroll taxes and tax-related, year-end forms are critical responsibilities that cannot be ignored or put off until the last minute.

Improving the open enrollment process: Part 2

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In Part 1 of this series , we looked at how HR professionals can better plan for the open enrollment period. With most companies right smack in the middle of Open Enrollment, let’s take a look at how to improve employee engagement during this time.

3 benefits your employees might like to have

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Part of creating a work culture that attracts top talent and keeps employees happy is giving employees a voice – and really listening. HR professionals have a big role to play in making sure employees feel heard, and this is especially true when it comes to benefits.

There’s Not a Skills Gap in the U.S… or Is There?

Your search for the perfect candidate has resulted in zero perfectly skilled applicants. What’s going on? Enter…the skills gap. This report, ‘The Employment Skills Gap and What To Do About It’, breaks down the issue with solutions you can apply now.

HR: Handling tough conversations with employees

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At some point in your career as an HR professional, you will need to have challenging, awkward or uncomfortable conversations with employees. It’s part of the job. Sometimes employees behave inappropriately, do not perform as needed, or butt heads with co-workers.