Employee Assistance Programs: What You Need To Know

Your employees have mental and emotional health issues. This isn’t an insult, just a pure statement of fact. Whether they’re facing a chronic illness, experiencing the effects of addiction, or just feeling like Charlie Brown in December, your employees need support from your organization to overcome these difficulties and continue to make meaningful contributions. Implementing […]

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11 Holiday Gift Ideas for Employees

11 Holiday Gift Ideas for Employees

When it comes to gifts, it’s the thought that counts. That’s why it’s important to be deliberate when deciding between employee holiday gift ideas. In today’s ultra-competitive job market, you need every employer branding advantage you can get in order to recruit and retain the best people. Every aspect of the employee experience should come […]

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The Pros & Cons of Unlimited PTO: HR Expert Roundtable

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Table of Contents Learn from Kate Bischoff Learn from Tamara Rasberry Learn from Vadim Liberman Learn from Tammy Colson Learn from Jon Thurmond Learn from Katrina Kibben Learn from Sarah Morgan Our panel of HR experts is back, and this time they’re tackling the topic of so-called “unlimited” PTO. Also known as discretionary PTO, the […]

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How to Build Employee Incentive Programs that Work

Why do your employees do what they do? It’s not an easy question to answer, sometimes not even for the employees in question. Yet understanding the many factors that motivate your employees is the first step to implementing effective employee incentive programs in your organization. At the most basic level, people tend to divide these […]

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Compensating the Workforce of 2020: 7 Ways to Adapt Your Strategy

As we’re on the cusp of entering the next decade—the 2020s—many in the HR community are concerned about retaining talent, hiring good people without overpaying, and ensuring that newly-trained employees aren’t quitting within their first few months. HR leaders recognize that workforce demographics are shifting, and they have to adapt their people practices, including the […]

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How Time Tracking Software Promotes Accountability

Legendary management expert Peter Drucker makes a strong case for time tracking software in one of his most famous quotes: What gets measured, gets improved. Now more than ever, organizations are taking this advice to heart, developing metrics to measure employee satisfaction, talent sourcing, employee wellness, and many other aspects of the workplace experience. All […]

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Time Tracking: The Good, The Bad, and The Costly [Infographic]

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Believe it or not, time tracking is still an issue in 2018. When we have the equivalent of supercomputers riding around in our pockets, it seems crazy that keeping track of hourly work is still a challenge for many businesses. Nevertheless, over a third of respondents to a recent survey said their organizations are still […]

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Double Impact: How Payroll Errors Cost You Twice

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Money. That’s what payroll is all about, and that fact alone makes it easy to understand why business owners and payroll administrators would want to avoid payroll errors. But while the costs of payroll errors are easy for organizations to understand from a net revenue perspective, payroll mistakes have a secondary cost that can be […]

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4 Tips for Creating an Incentive Pay Program That Works

Editor’s note: This post originally appeared on Payscale’s Compensation Today blog on May 8, 2018 The way you design your incentive pay program can make a big difference to multiple pieces of your business, so it shouldn’t be an afterthought. Organizations are using variable pay programs to help them compete for talent, to combat turnover, and motivate […]

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How Managers Can Support Employee Mental Health

How Managers Can Support Employee Mental Health

Understanding how a business can best support its employees’ mental health has evolved drastically in the past decades. Mental health is a growing workplace concern, with the related indirect impact to businesses estimated at $79 billion lost to poor productivity and absent employees. Fortunately, many leaders at every rung of the corporate ladder are learning how to […]

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