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LGBTQ in the workplace

June 23, 2017

Common LGBTQ Issues in the Workplace (and How to Solve Them)

On July 21, 2014, President Barack Obama signed an executive order prohibiting federal contractors from discriminating against employees and job applicants based on their sexual orientation and gender identity. “In too many states and in too many workplaces, simply being gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender can still be a fireable offense,” said Obama. “So I […]

performance management

June 15, 2017

Is Your Performance Management Culture Outdated?

In human resources departments everywhere, leaders are rethinking the way they evaluate employee performance. In fact, 79 percent of executives rate redesign of performance management a high priority – 8 percent more than three years ago, according to the Deloitte 2017 Global Human Trends Capital report.  Is your performance management system outdated and in need of […]

June 6, 2017

[Customer Spotlight]: How a Bay Area Nonprofit is Making Justice Accessible for Everyone

“My landlord is trying to evict me.” “My ex-partner is trying to keep me from seeing my kids.” “Someone tried to destroy my property.” These are scenarios you wouldn’t wish upon your worst enemy. Unfortunately, they’re issues that affect low-income Americans at a startling rate. In fact, low-income Americans experience two to three issues like this […]

May 23, 2017

Zenefits Payroll: Now Available in GA & IL

We’re pleased to announce that businesses in Georgia and Illinois will be able to sign up for Zenefits Payroll software in June for July start dates. Our payroll service – which is also available in California, Texas, Florida, Washington, New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Arizona, and Colorado – connects to your HR, benefits, time off, […]

May 22, 2017

Spring Release: Our Newest Features, Functionality, and Innovations

Put our customers first. It’s a simple statement, but it’s also one of our core values. More importantly, it’s been the driving force behind our Spring Release, which is full of new product features, innovations, and integrated partners. Take a look at what we’ve been up to: Integrations with Google, Microsoft, and Slack Bring HR […]

May 22, 2017

Zenefits integrates with Google, Microsoft, and Slack to Bring HR to Employees

There’s some love in the air – and it’s with our newest platform integrations. We’re thrilled to help improve team productivity and engagement as we add Microsoft Teams and Slack to our integrated app directory, with an integration also planned with Google Hangouts Chat. Microsoft Teams, Slack, and Google Hangouts Chat join our comprehensive app […]