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May 30, 2015

Improve Your Company Culture With 5 Simple Questions

Culture, as it applies to the workplace, is about much more than free snacks and dress codes. The culture of a company is largely shaped by the mindset and attitudes of each person within the business. It follows then, that to improve your company culture, it’s crucial to take stock of what’s going on inside the heads of […]

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May 20, 2015

Zenefits for Managers with Business Intelligence

Managing HR isn’t easy. At Zenefits, our mission is to make a tough job a little easier by bringing free, powerful HR software to small-and-midsize businesses. We believe that SMBs should have great HR software, just like enterprise companies do. Today, we’re excited to introduce Zenefits for Managers, along with Business Intelligence reports—two products that […]

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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. […]

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March 7, 2015

7 Essential Principles for Growing Your Business

My grandmother, who lived in a remote village in Bangladesh, was barely five feet tall, skinny as a rod, and very soft-spoken. She could barely read or write and never had a formal education, yet she successfully managed a farming and sharecropping business, overseeing a network of farmers, merchants, and seasonal workers, all while raising […]

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February 26, 2015

The High Cost of Low Morale—And What To Do About It

Morale is a state of mind which involves feelings and emotions. Created within each employee, it is often considered an elusive quality. It involves the attitude and perception towards the job, work environment, team members, managers and the organization on a whole. Positive employee morale is usually exhibited by confidence, discipline and willingness to perform. […]

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February 1, 2015

5 Ways To Improve Employee Development At Your Company

There are a seemingly infinite number of initiatives that can lead to success at your company. You can pull levers on product development, QA, sales, marketing, customer success, and more. But prioritizing what will have the greatest impact is tough. It’s no wonder that employee development often ends up at the bottom of a very long […]

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December 26, 2013

The Importance of HR Compliance

Sometimes it’s easy to overlook the importance of human resources and compliance issues. But human resource departments face significant enforcement and compliance risks. In addition, the head of human resources is an important partner on compliance. If a company suffers from weak compliance programs, its human resource department is sure to be a liability for the […]

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October 26, 2013

Good Documentation and Good HR Practices Count

It is important to occasionally revisit why good documentation and good HR practices count in making sure your company is well run and stays out of trouble. A decision handed down in March of 2011 by the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) demonstrated why companies should ensure that they promptly investigate ALL complaints […]

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March 29, 0201

10 Ways to Promote a Healthy Work-Life Balance

With summer just around the corner, have you thought about carving out personal time from your office life? “Work-life balance” is a hot buzzword amongst corporations these days, but acknowledging its importance and actually putting it into practice are two different things. Try these 10 tips for promoting a healthy work-life balance for your employees:  1. […]

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