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Zenefits mobile

May 22, 2017
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Zenefits Award-Winning Mobile HR Gets Better

Mobile isn’t the future, mobile is now. And we’re ready for it. At Zenefits, we understand that our customers are always on the go, and that sometimes, the most convenient way to manage HR is from your mobile device. That’s why we’re thrilled to announce our latest update in mobile – new Mobile Administrator features […]

remote employees

May 10, 2017
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3 Ways Remote Employees Benefit Your Company

According to the U.S. Department of Labor, around 24 percent of employees in the U.S. have had a remote position at least once. The numbers are higher in the professional services industry (35 percent) and the business and finance sector (38 percent). These numbers don’t even include the 53 million freelancers working in the U.S. […]

hiring and onboarding cost - desk

May 8, 2017
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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 […]

April 26, 2017
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10 Ways to Promote a Healthy Work-Life Balance

With summer just around the corner, have you thought about carving out personal time from your office life? “Work-life balance” is a hot buzzword amongst corporations these days, but acknowledging its importance and actually putting it into practice are two different things. Try these 10 tips for promoting a healthy work-life balance for your employees: 1. […]

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. […]