What HR Experts Think You Need to Know 2017 Will Bring

Looking into the future

Raise your hand if you saw 2016 coming. Not literally saw 2016 coming; simple math determined that 2016 had to come immediately after 2015. But if you weren’t surprised by how last year went—if you expected every twist and turn that occurred during our last lap around the sun—raise your hand. Go ahead, raise it. […]

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Holidays and Work-Life Balance: Three Important Questions

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Like a partridge headed to a pear tree, the holidays are in full flight. We’ve recently talked about some different ways your organization can serve during this critical time of giving, and hopefully you’ve embraced the spirit of the season. Before it’s too late, we also wanted to remind you of one especially important issue […]

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One Surprising Challenge That Comes with Great Culture

hard goodbyes

Great culture. We all want it and its many positive side effects. But even great culture isn’t all sunshine and roses. The only thing we value as much as our award-winning HR software is our company culture. And we guard that culture vigilantly. Because we’ve learned just how wonderful it can be to work in […]

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5 Totally Different (and Fulfilling) Ways to Serve

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When I was in the Boy Scouts, our leaders decided to teach us a lesson on service. So, one December we undertook a “twelve days of Christmas” activity in which we left anonymous gifts on an elderly man’s porch on each of the twelve days leading up to Christmas Eve. All I knew about the […]

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Performance Management: 5 Solutions to Challenges We All Face

Performance Review

If you can, think back to life before the internet came to the masses. Think back before chat rooms,  Internet Explorer, Facebook, iPhones, and Google. Here in this distant memory, if somebody were to bring up the term “world wide web,” how would it be received? They’d probably get confused looks unless they were speaking to […]

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Three Things Our Customer Support Team Does That Improve Our Culture

Customer Support

Bad customer service interactions. The internet is full of them. In fact, according to my unscientific survey, there are more bad customer service stories on the internet than anything else except cat gifs and posts about Taylor Swift’s dating life. But, for some reason, there aren’t nearly as many stories online about great customer service […]

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Boomerang Employees: 5 Ways To Win Back Former Employees

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Breakups are hard. Real hard. And they’re especially hard when you don’t want to breakup. And yet, sometimes in business good employees leave for other opportunities. This hurts both financially and in less quantitative ways (morale, culture, etc.). Chances are you’ve gone through some difficult work breakups. You might even be thinking of a specific […]

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