How to increase PTO usage in 2023

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Did PTO usage hit a healthy amount for your employees this year? If your employees underutilized their PTO in 2022, they aren’t alone. 55% of Americans don’t use up their paid time off, leaving 6.5 days of unused PTO on average. Although it feels nice to have a full staff on hand every day, it […]

HR Audit Checklist

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The holiday season is a perfect time to take a step back and examine your strategy with an HR audit. By conducting a holistic review of your HR strengths and weaknesses, you’ll know exactly where to focus your energy in 2023. But how does an HR audit work?  HR audits provide a clear picture of […]

Return to office best practices

Businesses worldwide kicked their return to office plans into gear this month. As you can imagine, some of those processes have gone smoother than others. Maybe your business is sitting on a mostly empty office, and you’re ready to fill those seats. Let’s take a look at the best ways to get that done. Fully […]

7 Open Enrollment tips for employers

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Open enrollment is an exciting time for employees and their HR teams alike. This is the time of year when companies often roll out new benefits or updates to old ones. However, it can quickly overwhelm everyone involved without a defined strategy to guide your employees through this process.  You’ve already worked hard to create […]

Payroll Service Essentials

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Payroll services are the grease that keeps the wheels turning at any business. When the process runs smoothly, you won’t hear a thing from anyone. However, payroll can be delicate, and kinks in the system throw a major wrench in your employee morale, efficiency, and potentially retention. Therefore, it’s something you absolutely must get right.  […]

The Talent Acquisition and Management Process

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Despite the widespread adoption of helpful digital tools like LinkedIn, ZipRecruiter, Glassdoor, and many others, talent acquisition continues to confound even the most alluring companies. This labor market is a feisty one, so your recruiting strategy needs a savvier touch. Job postings aren’t the surefire candidate magnets they once were. Instead, candidates are now more […]

Employee Benefits Administration 101

Employee benefits are one of the most valuable tools to stand out in a difficult labor market. Having competitive health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, accident coverage, and more has become a must if you want to attract and retain the best talent. They’re also great for showing your employees that you care. […]

HR Administration – Part I: What do you need to know?

HR Administration may not be the most exciting part of HR, but creating and implementing well-refined processes is one of the most important things you can do to keep that pipeline full and flowing. No matter how free-spirited and spontaneous an employee may be out of the office, most of us crave a certain amount […]

HR Tips: How to create a positive interview process

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When it comes to attracting the very best talent, how can employers champion a best-in-class experience from the get-go? With remote-working practices re-defining talent acquisition as we know it, creating a positive interview process is just the beginning. Yet by fostering a safe, supportive and thriving environment, candidates can feel empowered to give their best […]

Say it with Pride: how to bring your authentic self to work

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Do you bring your authentic self to work, and how do you make it count?  When it comes to fostering an inclusive workplace culture, honesty and integrity are the cornerstones of hybrid leadership. But how can leadership teams and employees work together to ensure an exchange of values that feels safe and supported? In a […]