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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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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 10, 2017

Top 10 Ways to Improve Employee Efficiency

As daylight savings approaches, it’s a good time to think about different ways you can, well, save time. These days, employees are spending more and more time at the office–certainly exceeding the typical 40-hour work week. However, increasing hours worked does not necessarily translate to increased efficiency. So, how can leaders and managers improve employee […]

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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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February 28, 2017

6 Tips for the Best Employee Onboarding Experience

Onboarding a new hire is more than just gathering up documents and stashing them away in your HR Software. It’s also more than just getting their new laptop setup or their desk assigned. And, when done right, it’s broader than just the HR team. Consider this: How many days (or likely weeks) did you spend recruiting, […]

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February 24, 2017

Recognizing Transgender Employees

This week, the Trump administration withdrew federal protections for transgender students in public schools which had enabled them to choose the bathroom aligned with their gender identity (as opposed to their birth gender). Our goal at Zenefits is to help businesses and their employees thrive, and a part of that is recognizing the diversity of […]

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