15 02, 2019

The Benefits of Yoga at Work

  It’s no surprise - sitting for long periods of time can have a negative effect on your health. For many of us, a day at work includes slouching over our desks, straining as we look at phones and computers, and tensing our hands as we type and scroll day in and day out. This sedentary lifestyle increases [...]

14 01, 2019

What Can You Do to Prevent Harassment in the Workplace?

Since the birth of the #MeToo social media movement in October 2017, the #MeToo hashtag has been used 19 million times on Twitter alone.¹ This wide-spreading movement was a sobering reminder that abuses of power commonly occur, and are often unreported. However, over the past year, as both women and men have [...]

1 01, 2019

An Overview of 2019 HR Updates

Hello 2019!  2018 was a busy year from a regulation change standpoint, so that means a lot of things are different for companies in 2019.  We are seeing more and more that employment laws and regulations are being changed at the state and local levels, more so than at the federal level. Things move a little [...]

19 12, 2018

Celebrating the Holidays and Diversity in the Workplace

The winter holidays are a great opportunity for employees to bond over social events and sugar cookies, but they can also be a source of conflict for HR managers, who must make sure the season doesn’t lead to hurt feelings, discomfort or worse—a charge of religious discrimination. It’s not advisable—and [...]

12 12, 2018

3 Outdated HR Practices to Lose in 2019

Do you know why your company engages in the HR practices that it does? If you are applying HR practices simply because your policies are “how it’s done,” it may be time to take a second look at your handbook. Sure, it can be easy to develop HR policies that reflect practices you’re familiar with, but are you [...]

20 11, 2018

10 Ideas That Will Help You Reinvent Your Hiring Process — and Make Better Hires

To be 20% better, all you have to do is be more efficient doing what you’re now doing. To be 100% better, you have to start over. You've probably heard that there were 6.7 million job openings in July 2018, which exceeded the number of people looking for work, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. Yet [...]

14 11, 2018

Attract Top Talent with Unconventional Benefits

According to a recent survey, 80% of employees would choose additional benefits over a pay raise.¹ Yep, that means that big paychecks are no longer motivating today’s workforce. Our flexible, technology-driven environment impacts what people expect out of their jobs, regardless of generation.  Instead of [...]

12 11, 2018

7 Recruiting and HR Leaders Give Career Advice to Their 23-Year-Old Selves

Twenty-three is an awkward age for most. You’re definitely not a kid anymore, but not quite considered an adult either. You’ve got your whole life and career ahead of you—and that can be as daunting as it is exciting. Navigating a career in the fast-paced world of recruiting and human resources is tough and [...]

25 10, 2018

The Wizard Behind the Curtain: Demystifying Compensation Management

Guest Article by Marc Mullis of PayformancePartners.com   Fall is such a great time of year. The weather is getting cool. The leaves are becoming vibrant yellows and reds. As a kid I always looked forward to seeing the Wizard of Oz in the fall. What a great story. A group of friends trying to help each other [...]

18 10, 2018

5 Mistakes Bosses Make When Onboarding New Hires

Baptism by fire. Sink or swim. To the wolves! Call it what you want, but—generally speaking—this isn’t the most effective method to train a new employee. Really. For one thing, it does little to build trust between you and this new person, much less inspire confidence in your company’s overall leadership [...]