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Development & Evaluation, Employee development

Teaching Employees to Think Outside Their Silos

February 26, 2020

Via: HR Hero

In the early days of a company and throughout the life of small businesses, a single person or handful of employees might find themselves doing virtually everything, from production to marketing to accounting and compliance. But as companies grow and […]


Good case practices, Workplace wellness

The Risks of Drinking Outside of Work Hours

February 25, 2020

Via: HR Hero

Happy hour and after-work drinks often go hand in hand with long days on the job, providing networking opportunities and a chance to unwind. Establishments offering inexpensive drinks between 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. know that it’s a profitable decision, […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

Cut Down on Costly Mistakes with These 7 Recruiting Strategies

February 21, 2020

Via: HR Hero

Mistakes businesses make when recruiting can be costly and damaging. Consider the findings from one CareerBuilder survey: The average cost of one bad hire is $14,900. Many companies simply cannot afford these errors. Darren Bounds, CEO of Breezy HR, offers […]


Research, Software

Employees Are Pulling All-Nighters for Work at Alarming Rates

February 20, 2020

Via: HR Hero

Sleep deprivation is rampant in the United States and causes many health issues. Some experts, such as Sleephealth.org, state that 70% of the U.S. population gets an insufficient amount of sleep at least once a month. The effects of that […]


Research, Software

Increase in Caregiving Benefits Beyond the Requirements of the Law

February 19, 2020

Via: HR Hero

Caregiving benefits are on the rise. A recent survey shows that the majority of employers in the United States are increasing paid leave benefits. That includes expanding existing benefits, adding new benefits, broadening eligibility, and more. The survey, called Large […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

Keeping an Eye on Employee Engagement

February 19, 2020

Via: HR Hero

Employee engagement is crucial to any organization’s success: Engaged employees are more productive, they produce higher-quality work, they have better overall morale, they have fewer issues with absenteeism, they are better teammates, and they have lower turnover. We’ve talked a […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

The Dangers of Unsolicited Assistance

February 13, 2020

Via: HR Hero

Have you ever found yourself in a situation when you’re getting more offers of help than you really want or need? That is a common experience for many employees. Not only does unsolicited help waste both the offeror’s and the […]


Research, Software

Parental Leave Policies: What to Know and What to Consider

February 13, 2020

Via: HR Hero

As American tech companies continue to offer generous parental leave policies, the pressure increases on employers in other industries to consider and implement policies that allow employees time to bond with a new child. Although current federal law doesn’t require […]


Research, Software

Creating Dignified Workplaces Requires True Introspection

February 12, 2020

Via: HR Hero

Recent research asked employers if they believed their employees are treated with dignity and respect. Eighty-one percent said they did. Then, employees were asked if they are treated with dignity and respect. Only 65% said they were treated in such […]


Research, Software

Most employers say they treat workers with dignity, but employees disagree

February 7, 2020

Via: HR Dive

Based on Willis Towers Watson’s research and similar studies, employers are recognizing that a lack of dignity is a problem in the workplace and must be addressed with culture adjustments or overhauls. In fact, 90% of professionals in a 2019 […]