Sarah Tann

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Sarah Tann

Raised by small business owners in Long Beach, California, Sarah loves creating meaningful content that truly helps people run their businesses successfully and efficiently. In addition to being a Content Marketing Manager at Zenefits, Sarah is a coffee addict, baked-good lover, and a LA Clippers fan.

small business

May 1, 2017

[Free eBook]: Stories of Small Business Success

This week is National Small Business Week and that means we get to celebrate the 28 million small businesses that help run our economy. And when we say “run our economy,” we mean it. There are 28 million small businesses in America, and those small businesses account for 54 percent of all U.S. sales, according […]

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April 17, 2017

5 Critical Factors to Consider When Choosing a HR Software

Looking for the right HCM or HR software for your company? If so, you’ve probably realized that it’s not an easy decision, nor should it be. The right HCM can help make the lives of HR professionals monumentally better, while a bad HCM could give them more work – in addition to being a financial […]

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April 3, 2017

Why Businesses Must Recognize Equal Pay Day

April 4th, 2017 is Equal Pay Day. The gender pay gap is still very much alive, with April 4th symbolizing how far into 2017 women must work in order to earn what men earned in 2016. The National Committee on Pay Equity (NCPE) started Equal Pay Day in 1996 as a public awareness event to […]

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Company Culture

March 24, 2017

[Customer Spotlight]: A Peek into the Weekend Culture at Chubbies – the “Short-Shorts” Company

When it comes to company culture, there are few companies that do it as well – and with as much flair – as Chubbies, the SF-based “short-shorts” company. Known for their outrageously hilarious videos and loud shorts, Chubbies exudes fun not only through their clothes, but through their mission statement and culture. Here are a […]

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HCM

March 23, 2017

Aragon Research: Zenefits has potential to disrupt the mid-market HR space

There’s no denying that Zenefits has experienced a lot of change over the past year. But one thing has remained consistent – our commitment to creating the best-in-class digital HR platform to help businesses thrive. As such, we’re thrilled to share the latest analysis of Zenefits from the research and advisory firm, Aragon Research. “The […]

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HRIS

March 21, 2017

What’s the Value of a HRIS?

Does your HR role involve manual data entry? Are you drowning in onboarding and payroll paperwork? Do you want to focus on strategic planning and less on administrative work? If you answered “yes” to any of the questions above, a HRIS could be the solution you’re looking for.  What is a HRIS? A HRIS (Human Resource […]

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employee health plans

March 14, 2017

[Infographic]: How Much do Small Businesses Contribute to Employee Health Plans?

Are you contributing enough to employee health plans? If you’re paying for at least 73% of an employee’s premium, you’re on par with small businesses across the country, according to new data from the 2017 Zenefits Small Business Benchmark Report. The report, which surveyed more than 8,000 small businesses, found that small business employers pay for an average […]

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March 14, 2017

[Free Report]: Zenefits Benchmark Report on SMB Benefits in United States

Do you ever wonder how your employee benefits package compares to other businesses in your area? You don’t have to wonder much longer. The 2017 Zenefits Small Business Benefits Benchmark Report was released today, offering a snapshot of plan types, contributions, premiums, deductibles, copays, and out-of-pocket costs across different regions. The Highlights Employers Contribute Nearly […]

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flexible work schedule

March 13, 2017

The Pros and Cons of Flexible Work Schedules

Joining work meetings in your pajamas…doesn’t that sound amazing (and comfortable)? While the notion may have been laughed at 20 years ago, in today’s ever-changing workplace, being able to work in your pajamas has become a reality for some. In fact, 3.7 million employees (or 2.8 percent of the workforce) now work from home at […]

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March 8, 2017

Happy International Women’s Day!

Happy International Women’s Day! According to the United Nations (UN), “International Women’s Day is a time to reflect on progress made, to call for change and to celebrate acts of courage and determination by ordinary women who have played an extraordinary role in the history of their countries and communities.” And that’s certainly what we’re […]

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employee appreciation

March 3, 2017

Celebrating Employee Appreciation Day

At the backbone of any great company or operation are employees. And that’s why we’re so excited today is Employee Appreciation Day! If you missed the memo on Employee Appreciation Day, don’t sweat it. There’s still time to do something to show your employees how much you value their work. In fact, at Zenefits, we […]

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increase efficiency

March 2, 2017

5 Ways to be a More Efficient HR Manager

Onboarding. Paperwork. Data entry. Labor laws.  These are just some of the things that can bog down an HR manager’s productivity at work. If this sounds familiar to you, check out our great tips below to help you increase efficiency at work. Get Help from an HR Software Dealing with day-to-day administrative work – like onboarding, […]

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