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Football team working towards success

March 13, 2018

Surviving Employee Turnover: Lessons From Sports and Military Leaders

Although your company may be working hard to improve staff retention, sometimes employees leave at inopportune times. So how do you keep your business moving forward when continually faced with employee turnover? Time to ask the experts. Organizations that struggle in the face of constant employee turnover can learn some valuable lessons from the military […]

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Women of Zenefits

March 8, 2018

Representation Matters | Beth Steinberg and the Women of Zenefits

To celebrate International Women’s Day, we want to shine the spotlight on some of our valued female employees. Why? Because representation matters– specifically the representation of women in traditionally male-dominated fields (Ahem, all of Silicon Valley). Zenefits sits down with female powerhouse Beth Steinberg, who give us some advice and talks of increasing the representation of […]

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March 7, 2018

How to Start an Employee Resource Group in 5 Steps

We love our ZeneWomen here at Zenefits. This female-centered employee resource group unifies coworkers who share a passion for learning, offering mentorship, and fostering lasting connections which enhance and support women’s success in the workplace. From booking guests to hosting book club discussions, Zenewomen is always planning something fun and educational. In the name of […]

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February 28, 2018

Company Culture is Linked to Employee Productivity

Perhaps unsurprisingly, research shows that company culture is linked to employee productivity. In that particular survey of business owners, carried out by The Alternative Board (TAB), 86% of respondents say they believe company culture directly impacts productivity. However, acknowledging that company culture and productivity are linked isn’t enough to improve either one. As a leader, you must understand […]

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Employee Productivity

February 20, 2018

Top 7 Tips to Increase Employee Productivity

Creating an inspiring environment that fuels employee productivity is a lot easier said than done. There are countless approaches, so which one is right for your company? Thanks to ongoing research on employee behavior and the development of tools to track the success of such efforts, investing in human capital management (HCM) has never been […]

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Workplace Wellness - Meditation

January 3, 2018

Workplace Wellness Programs Linked to Increased Productivity: Here’s Why

Are you looking for ways to help your team members become more productive? If so, it may be time to introduce a workplace wellness program for employees. While you likely know that workplace wellness programs offer many benefits to organizations and individuals (such as reduced absenteeism and health insurance costs), the impact of these programs […]

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January 2, 2018

Unlimited Vacation Policies: All You’ve Ever Wanted?

Taking time off is great for employees’ wellbeing, but are the benefits of unlimited vacation policies and PTO endless for employers? Creating a vacation policy that both your employees and CFO will love isn’t as easy as it sounds. There are pros and cons to each tier of available vacation time, so we’ve outlined some of the […]

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Office Cheer During holidays

December 22, 2017

How to Spread Holiday Cheer in the Office Without Breaking the Bank

‘Tis the season to be stressed? No, but unfortunately yes. The holidays are the most celebrated time of year, but for HR and business leaders whose job it is to do their actual job and provide holiday spirit to the entire company, it can get a little overwhelming. Here are some quick, easy, and affordable […]

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Throw an Inclusive Holiday Party

December 14, 2017

How-to: Throw Inclusive Holiday Celebrations

The end of the year brings feelings of joy, good cheer, and, in many cases, stress. Employees are focused on end-of-year requirements at work plus planning for and celebrating the many holidays that fall in December and January, spending time with family and friends, attending religious services, and more. Although in many cases, celebrating holidays […]

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November 22, 2017

6 Ways to Show Employees You’re Grateful for Them

With Thanksgiving on the mind, we’ve been carving out some creative ways that companies can show gratitude to their employees. And by “creative,” we mean that we’re thinking outside of the standard bonus check. From recognizing exceptional employee performance to providing snacks in the kitchen, there’s a cornucopia of opportunities to show employees you’re grateful […]

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November 14, 2017

10 Creative Ideas for Your Office Thanksgiving Celebration

Turkey, cranberry sauce, mashed potatoes, pumpkin pie… everyone knows the key ingredients to a perfect Thanksgiving dinner. But what about the ingredients for the perfect office Thanksgiving celebration? This year, you don’t need to provide your employees a full-blown feast. Instead, focus on the reasons for the holiday: showing your appreciation, and encouraging them to […]

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November 2, 2017

{Customer Spotlight} How eShares Maintains Culture as They Scale

With the ever-increasing speed and mobility of our day-to-day, there’s no time for rifling through paper, scrolling through endless files, and maintaining data sheets to track down your basic (but highly sensitive) employee information. At Zenefits, we’re powered by building the ultimate People Platform that eliminates this recurring hassle so employees can make their days […]

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