Catlyn Origitano

Blog Author

Catlyn Origitano

As a writer, Catlyn enjoys helping to demystify HR and compliance for business owners and HR professionals nationwide. She's also finalizing her PhD in Philosophy and enjoys spending time with her dog, Dottie.

December 17, 2015

Quiz: Which Work Habits Can You Improve in the New Year?

New Year’s Day usually means renewed vows to get to the gym, quit a bad habit, or start saving. Make this year different by also vowing to improve your work habits. After all, you spend at least eight hours a day at work, so why not make those hours a bit more productive and positive? […]


December 16, 2015

How to Get Your HR Ready for the New Year: A Checklist

Santa has his list, which we know he checks at least twice to guarantee he gets the job done. But what about you? How do you ensure that all of your end-of-the year HR tasks are taken care of? We’ve put together an HR checklist to help get you get through your year-end HR tasks […]


December 14, 2015

How to Build a Knockout Tech Stack that Gets You (and Your Team) Organized

If you’re feeling overwhelmed with emails, meetings, and tasks, getting organized is necessary to regain control. But, organization isn’t a one step process. True, thorough organization requires that you set priorities, simplify processes, and automate where you can. Trying to organize a never-ending to-do list, or wall-to-wall meetings is frustrating and futile. The good news […]


December 11, 2015

Quiz: Do You and Santa Share a Leadership Style?

Besides sharing an insatiable appetite for Christmas cookies, do you and the jolliest man around also share a similar leadership style? Our quiz will help you find out! We’ve put together nine questions to determine which holiday character you’re the most similar to based on your leadership techniques. Not only will we help you get greater […]


November 24, 2015

How to Build a Dynamic People Ops Tech Stack

Whether you’re an HR professional looking for the hottest new applications to spark employee engagement, or a business owner looking to grow your team for the first time, you might not know where to begin. While you’re building HR strategies, it can help to have an efficient tech stack to support the day-to-day work of […]


November 23, 2015

When Does My Growing Company Need to Think About HR?

You wouldn’t leave your marketing or sales strategy until years into your company’s growth, so why do so many do the same for HR? Instead of seeing HR for its strategic importance from day one (engagement, productivity, learning, development) and understanding how these practices impact a company’s bottom line, HR is often viewed (dangerously) as […]