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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 […]

broker problems

January 21, 2016

You’ve Got 99 Problems (But Your Broker Shouldn’t Be One)

There are a lot of difficult things about running a business, but working with your insurance broker shouldn’t be one of them. I’ve been a broker for over 35 years, and I’ve seen and done everything brokers do to conduct business. Computers and connectivity have changed the industry so much that many problems today persist […]

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 […]


January 20, 2016

How to Build a Company Employees Believe In

Keith Pescosolido wants to wake up each morning and love going to work. He also wants to help build the next anchor company in Boston, and by all accounts, he’s doing just that alongside Drift co-founders and start-up veterans, David Cancel and Elias Torres. As head of operations and talent at Drift, Pescosolido has hit the ground […]


January 19, 2016

How A Design Agency Bridged the Digital Divide with Zenefits

Instrument is a digital creative agency with dream clients and culture. When Google needed an online campus for budding entrepreneurs, Instrument developed a network of intuitive websites. When Nike wanted to celebrate everyday athletes, Instrument designed cutting edge web tools. But when Instrument needed to onboard new hires, the company—known for its simple, elegant solutions […]

PEO Considerations

January 15, 2016

Ask a Zenefits Advisor: What are Ancillary Benefits, and How Should I Prioritize Them?

Dear Bud, We recently saved a bunch of money switching medical insurance carriers, and I’d like to re-invest the funds back into my employees. What other types of ancillary benefits should I consider, and how should I prioritize them? Signed, Considering Ancillary Lines for Employee Benefits C.A.L.E.B., Dental, life, vision insurance, and short-term and long-term […]