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new hires watching an onboarding video

February 22, 2019

What to Include in an Employee Onboarding Video

Effective onboarding is critical to the success of new employees. On average, employees have 90 days or less to prove their value in a new role. When they are given a thorough introduction to the company, the culture, and the expectations for their performance, they are better positioned to succeed. Onboarding benefits extend to employers […]

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here are the top books for women in leadership

February 21, 2019

The Top Books for Women in Leadership

When it comes to women in leadership, it can frequently feel like we’re navigating a man’s world. As the Center for American Progress reported in 2017, women make up nearly 51% of the U.S. population and hold almost 52% of all professional-level jobs. However, American women lag substantially behind men when it comes to their […]

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compensation management software

February 21, 2019

What Are the Benefits of Bringing Data Analytics to Payroll?

At some point, every hiring manager has to ask themselves one important question. Am I paying my employees an appropriate salary? Without a compensation management tool, determining the answer to that question can be difficult. Perhaps you are starting a new business or organization, and you’re hiring your first employees. Maybe you are expanding operations […]

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Here are the most efficient exit interview questions

February 21, 2019

The Best Exit Interview Questions To Ask Departing Employees

Although it can be hard to depart with an employee, taking the time to ask them exit interview questions can provide insight into why they are leaving and may help you make changes that will reduce future employee turnover and ultimately create a more positive and productive working environment. What Are The Benefits of Asking […]

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ERGs

February 20, 2019

The Benefits of Employee Resource Groups (ERGs)

Creating a cohesive work environment while placing a premium on diversity, equity, and inclusion during your hiring process is a challenge, to say the least. While there is no “simple fix” or magic bullet solution to inclusion and belonging within your company, this first step can help: building employee resource groups (or ERGs).  What is an […]

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what does paid time off cost the employer?

February 20, 2019

What Does Paid Time Off Cost the Employer?

Paid Time Off (PTO) benefits have been growing in popularity over recent years. Offering more vacation time is becoming the ultimate recruitment tool and will keep employees happy– but what does paid time off cost the employer? Before making the decision to whether or not your company will offer PTO, dig into the costs and […]

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new 401k legislation

February 20, 2019

Proposed Legislation Helps SMBs Offer 401(k)s

New 401(k) legislation proposed late last year could open retirement plan benefits to small businesses and sole proprietorships, if an October 2018 Proposed Rulemaking change is confirmed by the US Department of Labor. To help small businesses and their employees gain easier access to retirement savings plans, the change will allow workers to participate in […]

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How do I calculate an hourly rate from salary

February 19, 2019

How Do I Calculate an Hourly Rate from Salary? Use this Calculator.

How do I calculate an hourly rate from salary? It’s a question we receive a lot. The answer has never been easy– until now. Check out our salary to hourly wage calculator towards the bottom of this post for an immediate answer. Usually we get this question when small business owners are trying to determine […]

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mompreneur balancing personal and professional lives

February 19, 2019

How This Mompreneur Balances Art and Family

Instagram gets it right when it suggests Citizen Parlor as someone I should get to know. After scrolling through the varied and beautiful images, I realize I’ve stumbled into a virtual gallery of carefully curated fine art photographs. I click over to the Citizen Parlor website and realize that I’d met Olivia Mulvey Morawiecki, the […]

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paid time off policy best practices

February 19, 2019

Paid Time Off Policy Best Practices

While a paid time off policy (PTO) isn’t required by law under the Fair Labor Standards Act  (FLSA), it is a necessary program for employers who want to attract and keep high-level talent. In fact, nearly 90 percent of organizations say that a paid time off program is essential to stay competitive in the labor […]

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what is an FSA?

February 15, 2019

What is an FSA? Common FAQs Explained

An FSA, or flexible spending account, is a great way for employees to save costs on health insurance, sometimes with help from their employer. However, many employers have questions about how FSA contributions work. Here’s what’s covered by an FSA, and how your employees can use them. What is an FSA? First, what is an […]

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what to know about learning and development programs

February 14, 2019

What to Know About Learning and Development Programs

Does your company have a learning and development program? If not, it’s time to get on board! What Is Learning and Development in HR? Learning and development programs are crucial to HR functions. It is part of the company’s talent management strategy. The goal of learning and development is to align individual employee goals and performance […]

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