9 creative employee benefits for the summer

It’s only natural for people to look forward to beautiful weather in the summer. Oftentimes, if business allows for it, work slows down a bit—seemingly a reflection of this natural transition—as people schedule vacations and soak up the sun.   If you haven’t yet considered how to integrate a few creative summer perks into your employee’s […]

Navigating HR Compliance: Tips and Solutions for Small Businesses

Regardless of the size of your company, HR compliance can be a huge undertaking. While an HR manager or department has countless important responsibilities, maintaining legal compliance may just be at the top of that mighty list. In short, HR compliance is the process of creating and enforcing internal HR policies—ones that follow labor laws, […]

The Benefits of Employee Self-Service Portals for Small Businesses

Just in case you missed a memo, an employee self-service portal is a convenient and centralized web-based platform that lets employees access and manage their personal information, HR-related tasks, and work-related resources. In other words, it allows employees to perform a range of administrative tasks without having to rely on and remind HR all the […]

Ways to use technology to improve employee experience

A positive employee experience is crucial to ensuring your employees are engaged and satisfied—which, in turn, is a boon to turnover rates, but also to the overall vibe of your company. Yet while mention of company culture, salary, benefits, and opportunities for growth all abound when it comes to conversations about retaining talent, it’s important […]

How to Foster Work-Life Balance (For Yourself and Others)

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Work-life balance is the equilibrium between the demands of your career and the demands of your personal life. While our increased ability to work remotely and flexibly is seen as a logical evolution in modern work, it’s also a double-edged sword. On the one hand, it can cater to unpredictable personal schedules, but on the other, it can result in never being fully unplugged from work. Here are some ways to foster work-life balance for yourself and your colleagues.

How to Thrive as an HR Department of One

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Ask any employee what an HR department is responsible for and their answer is sure to mention a range of responsibilities. But, HR—quite literally a resource for humans—is there to support employees. To put it simply, an HR department is responsible for managing all stages of the employee life cycle (i.e., recruiting, interviewing, hiring, onboarding, training, and […]