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HR Tips & Trends

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 […]

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 […]


October 18, 2017

The Real Meaning of Company Culture

At Zenefits, we strive to bring you the most cutting edge and up to date news around people experience, work life balance, and optimizing your workflows for your most productive career. This fall, we’re excited to kick off a series of blog posts as written by HR industry experts and thought leaders. In the following post, […]

Collaborative vs. Competitive Culture

October 16, 2017

Competitive or Collaborative? How Your Corporate Culture Hinders or Helps Business Success

Does your business foster a competitive culture? While competitiveness is usually a good thing in the business world, encouraging competition between individuals or departments within an organization is no longer the preferred approach. Research shows that today many organizations are moving toward a more collaborative and team-based approach. The 2017 Deloitte Human Capital Trends Report […]

Prevent Flu

October 11, 2017

Top 5 Ways to Prevent the Flu at Your Office

Sniffling, coughing, hundred degree fevers…that’s right folks, flu season is upon us. But no need to worry: there are plenty of things your office can do to protect your employees (and yourselves) from catching the dreaded influenza. We’ve put together a list of 5 ways to prevent the flu from spreading at your office. Give […]

Employee Burnout - How to Avoid

September 27, 2017

The Key Factor Contributing to Employee Burnout & What You Can Do About It

Given today’s ever-changing, fast-paced workplaces, it comes as no surprise that more and more workers are suffering from employee burnout. And employee burnout impacts more than the individual’s physical, psychological, and emotional health. It also costs American businesses a bundle. According to Harvard research, the psychological and physical impact of workplace stress, including burnout, ranges […]