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HR Tips & Trends

April 21, 2017
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[Customer Spotlight]: How one Company is Leveraging Technology and Corporate Social Responsibility to Disrupt the Tile Industry

When most people think of industry disruption, they don’t think of tile. Eric Edelson, CEO of Fireclay Tile, wants to change that. Fireclay Tile, which manufactures and sells high-end ceramic and glass tile for both residential and commercial applications, and counts Starbucks and Whole Foods among its customers, is disrupting the industry with their direct […]

April 18, 2017
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What’s the True Cost of a Bad Hire?

No matter what industry you’re in, hiring mistakes cost a lot of money—about 20% of an employee’s salary, or $6,000-$15,000 for an average worker. For specialized or senior employees, replacement costs can be astronomically higher. But anyone who has ever dismissed a bad hire knows the financial cost is just the tip of the iceberg. […]

April 17, 2017
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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 […]

Employee talent

April 12, 2017
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6 Reasons You’re Missing Out on Talented Hires

Have you tried filling a job vacancy at your company recently and had a hard time finding a promising candidate? You are not alone. According to a study by NFIB, 48% of small businesses surveyed reported finding few or no qualified applicants for their open positions. While traditional talent scouting methods still work, if you […]

working remotely

April 10, 2017
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How to Make a Flexible Work Program Successful

Whether you’re an employee or employer, you probably have some feelings about the benefits and drawbacks of working remotely. If you’re an employer, you know that some employees need the structure that accompanies a standard 9-to-5 schedule in an office environment to be most productive. If you’re an employee, you most likely value time away […]

employee benefits

April 6, 2017
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Employee Benefits Benchmarking: Employer Contributions

The March 2017 Zenefits Small Business Benefits Benchmark Report is now available. Representing data from more than 8,000 Zenefits customers, the report examines how plan types, contributions, premiums, deductibles, copays and out-of-pocket costs differ across regions. The study is intended to help businesses make more informed decisions by providing insights into the choices of similar […]