An Unexpected Employee Benefit to Boost Productivity [VIDEO]

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Do you work well when you’re panicked about paying for a needed surgery? Or worried about having enough to pay your credit card bills? Or wanting to contribute to retirement? No matter how much you try not to let personal problems seep into work and productivity, it’s nearly impossible. Benefits—even seemingly small ones—impact the real lives of […]

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6 Ways HR Reports Inform Better Decisions

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Alice: “Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?” Cheshire Cat: “That depends a good deal on where you want to get to.” Alice: “I don’t much care where –” Cheshire Cat: “Then it doesn’t matter which way you go.” ― Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland Sometimes when making decisions, […]

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5 Ways HR Can Increase Emotional Intelligence [INFOGRAPHIC]

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People are naturally reactive. It’s why children cry when they don’t get their way. It’s why otherwise professional coworkers rage quit. But, as most adults know, we are able to overcome our natural tendencies (hence, you don’t punch your coworker in the face when they’re two days late on a report). Developing the ability to […]

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Product Update: ACA Tracking Is Here

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You probably already know that beginning in 2016, you will be required to report compliance with the Affordable Care Act to the IRS. Ugh! But don’t think you can procrastinate until tax time next year. The information you need to report will actually be from THIS YEAR (2015)! Is your heart rate increasing yet? Now […]

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15 Creative Benefit Ideas for Happy, Productive Employees

You’ve probably heard about some companies that offer their people pretty great benefits. From free food to multiple months of paid time off for new parents, companies are pulling out all the stops—and with good reason. Companies that effectively appreciate the value of employees enjoy a return on equity and assets more than three times […]

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High-Impact HR: It’s In the Little Things

It's the little things

Sometimes we get so busy doing the necessary things, we forget about the little things that can make a huge difference. We do it in life. It’s called forgetting to stop and smell the roses. We do it at work too. Especially in HR. But there isn’t really an common statement to describe it. How […]

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Use Onboarding to Kill New Hire’s Remorse [VIDEO]

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Think of the last thing you really, really wanted. Maybe it was a non-stick pan from an infomercial. Or some ceramic knives. Maybe it was something less gimmicky like a new style of boots your friends are wearing. But as soon as the trend ended or you realized that the ceramic knives aren’t much different than […]

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Internal Hires Need Onboarding Too

“Hire and promote internally!” You hear it all the time because it’s a really, really great idea to use the talent you’ve been fostering within your company. Plus, you don’t have to onboard them again, right? WRONG! Okay, well sort of. It’s true: You can get away with not teaching your employee about the company […]

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