Jordan Harris

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Jordan Harris

A Content Marketing Manager at Zenefits, Jordan has a lot to say about the nuances of payroll, benefits, and HR (and about the way we say it). He was raised by small business owners, so it’s no surprise that Jordan loves helping entrepreneurs achieve their goals.

Patty McCord on Employee Culture

September 18, 2017
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Patty McCord’s Advice on Culture & What Matters Most

Patty McCord knows a thing or two about creating an unparalleled company culture. In fact, she wrote a deck on it during her fourteen years as Chief Talent Officer of Netflix. But this isn’t just any deck; it has been viewed more than fifteen million times, and Sheryl Sandberg said that it “may be the […]

Shawn Achor - Happiness Quote

September 14, 2017
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Shawn Achor’s Advice on Happiness & Shifting Your Perspective

Shawn Achor connects happiness with success as a highly celebrated speaker, respected researcher, and New York Times bestselling author. He inspires people to changes their perspectives – and their lives. We’ve been captivated by his thought-provoking work, and we can’t wait to listen to his keynote at our upcoming event, SHIFT: The Culture Conference. As […]

Zenefits Customer Q&A With Elevate

September 13, 2017
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Customer Q&A: Elevate’s Patti Gamble on Culture

Patti Gamble, Director of Human Resources & Operations at Elevate, a digital commerce agency, sat down with Zenefits’ VP of Customer Engagement, Sarah Blanchard, to discuss how Elevate’s team defines the pillars of their company culture, and how they maintain and promote that culture. SB: Tell us about Elevate and what you do. PG: To […]

Arianna Huffington on Culture Shifts

September 11, 2017
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Arianna Huffington’s Advice on Employee Culture & Thriving in the Workplace

Arianna Huffington is a renowned author, founder and CEO of Thrive Global, co-founder and editor-in-chief of The Huffington Post – and she also happens to be a keynote speaker at Zenefits’ September 21st event, SHIFT: The Culture Conference. In preparation for her exciting talk, we’re taking a look back at some of her most memorable […]

workplace wellness programs

September 8, 2017
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Workplace Wellness Programs in 2017: Worth it?

At Zenefits, we believe that managing health insurance for employees should be simple. But when it comes to the more ambiguous aspects of employee benefits, such as workplace wellness, employers typically need a less-automated answer. What is Workplace Wellness? “A program intended to improve and promote health and fitness that’s usually offered through the work place, although insurance […]

August 23, 2017
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The Gig is Up: A Deep Dive Into the Future of Casual Work

More and more people are opting for temporary jobs over full-time positions, but are the tradeoffs worth it? The promise of greater work-life balance, the opportunity to meet more people, and the exposure to new trades are just a few of the reasons why workers of all ages are increasingly opting for non-permanent positions over […]