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how to keep your high performers

February 17, 2016

How to Keep Your High Performers

Turnover is a costly reality of doing business, but why you’re losing headcount should never be a mystery. When employees leave the company, their departure is either voluntary (quitting, retiring) or involuntary (termination, layoff). High voluntary turnover is often due to workplace policies, and high involuntary turnover can be a result of poor training. Reducing […]

workplace dating & office romance

February 8, 2016

6 Tips for Crafting an Employee Dating Policy

As Valentine’s Day approaches, there’s an uptick in whiteboard hearts and watercooler gossip. Love is in the air alright, but chances are, it’s been there all year long: 56% of business professionals say they’ve been in relationships with coworkers. That percentage is on the rise, and it’s no surprise: we spend one-third of our lives […]


January 26, 2016

[SlideShare] Are Your HR Strategies Out of Date?

Human resources isn’t dead, even though everyone has been forecasting its demise for a good long time. But HR does have a complicated history—at different points in time, it’s viewed as either critical or peripheral to a company’s success, following trends in the labor market. Are workers more likely to change companies? Should companies invest in […]


January 26, 2016

[Infographic] The HR Snowball Effect

When growing a company, any number of small tasks have the potential to snowball into a mountain of work if not handled in a timely manner. One area you definitely don’t want to ignore? HR. From onboarding and compliance to benefits and beyond, letting these tasks fall by the wayside means risking an avalanche of […]

Zenefits Business Intelligence Tools

January 25, 2016

8 Top-Level KPIs for Startup HR Departments

Key performance indicators are often used to measure the health and success of sales and marketing teams, but have you thought about top-level KPIs to measure your HR department? Here are eight to get you started. 1. Consistent employment brand represented throughout the interview process The interview process is a candidate’s first real interaction with your […]

HR Errors

January 20, 2016

Top 5 HR Errors (and How to Fix Them)

“To err is human; to forgive, divine” wrote the poet Alexander Pope. Two centuries before the release of Microsoft Excel, Pope couldn’t have possibly imagined the types of errors that would one day fill the popular software’s tidy columns and rows. While forgiveness is a virtue to strive for in life, in business, errors can […]