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Employee Onboarding - New Desk

November 16, 2017

Employee Onboarding Programs: Then & Now

As businesses forge into the future, more and more HR professionals are shifting the spotlight from processes to people. When it comes to employee onboarding, companies are significantly investing in creating a comprehensive and immersive experience during the first few months of employment. This process looks different for each person, but there are some larger […]

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Holiday Bonuses are Less Common

November 10, 2017

Fewer Companies are Offering Holiday Bonuses this Year: Here’s Why

It’s always nice to have a little extra cash in your pocket, especially when it comes to traveling and buying gifts for loved ones during the holiday season. But should those holiday bonuses be guaranteed at the end of each year? Turns out, many companies believe the answer to that question is no. We looked […]

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hiring and onboarding cost - desk

November 6, 2017

How much do hiring and onboarding cost?

Hiring and onboarding new employees are important steps to grow any business. And, research shows that a company’s approach to these processes significantly impacts the average duration of employment. According to SHRM, 50% of hourly workers leave new jobs within the first 4 months. With this in mind, it’s not difficult to understand why more […]

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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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October 25, 2017

What is ‘Career Coaching’ & Should I Try It?

When it comes to employee benefits, learning and development is increasingly reported as a perk that employees are looking for. And the research makes sense – as the workforce becomes more nimble, honing skills in a variety of areas keeps employees interested, engaged, and able to apply a broadened toolkit to their everyday work. In […]

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Employee Productivity at Work

October 23, 2017

4 Ways to Combat Declining Productivity in Your Workplace

If your organization has suffered from lower employee productivity levels in the past few years, you’re not alone. Recent studies and statistics indicate declining productivity rates in many Western workplaces. According to a recent study by Washington-based think tank The Brookings Institute, over the past 10 years productivity growth has slowed in both advanced and […]

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