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July 27, 2015

7 Deadly HR Sins To Avoid

When you’re running a small business, it can be tempting to put HR on the backburner. After all, HR doesn’t directly impact your product or business growth, right? Wrong. From hiring the best people to staying compliant with labor laws and insurance requirements, HR actually impacts your business in significant ways. And while it’s tempting […]


July 3, 2015

8 Hot Summer Books for HR Managers

Nothing beats a good book while you’re soaking up the sun. Our summer HR book shortlist takes you out of the realm of pure productivity tips to get you thinking about your biggest challenges. Before you jet off, slip one of these titles into your carry-on and return to the office rested and ready to […]


June 1, 2015

HR Best Practices: Going Beyond Minimum Requirements

Every year brings changes to employment laws. For HR professionals, this means regularly reviewing employee handbooks and policies and making updates to remain in compliance. It may be tempting to adjust your policy to meet the bare minimum requirements, but such an approach is not always in the best interest of your company. Understand How […]


April 9, 2015

8 Tips to Increase Employee Productivity

Organizations have long struggled to maintain the productivity of their workforce. Managing what employees accomplish in any given day impacts their productivity, which is critical to meeting corporate objectives. A survey by Robert Half concluded that socializing with coworkers, surfing the Internet/social media and personal phone calls/email were the most common time wasters at work. […]