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HR Technology: Why NOW is the Right Time to Switch to Netchex

The HR calendar is full year-round. From open enrollment to taxes, there is so much to plan, analyze, and report. HR professionals barely have time to breathe, much less get anything else done.   Thankfully, HR technology is designed to make the administrative side of HR easier, smarter, and more efficient year-round, not just at year-end (but we are here to help then too!).  […]

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Tips for Improving Virtual Training Completion Rates with an LMS

When examining virtual training courses, Science magazine found that only 3% to 6% of participants completed the full course. Why is online learning so susceptible to abandoned courses and unfinished learning plans, and what can HR do to improve course completion rates? Online training provides great opportunities for employees, but how do you get workers […]

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How to Create an Effective Employee Training Program Using LMS

Employee training programs should never feel like a waste of time. Despite all the technology available, today’s training can be just as frustrating as those cheesy VHS training tapes from the 1990’s. A well developed employee training program creates huge opportunities for your company, closing skill gaps and motivating workers. Ongoing training can be a […]

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Understanding 9-Box Reporting for Performance Management

Employee reviews need to accurately judge an employee’s recent performance as well as future potential. An easy framework for combining these two critical metrics and sorting employees into categories is a simple 9-box grid. Some judgment calls involve a lot of potential for bias and subjectivity, but clearly defined metrics can make assessments more fair.  […]

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Tips for Setting, Measuring, and Tracking Employee Goals

Vague goals, like New Year’s resolutions, are easily forgotten. A resolution to “get healthy” might not last a week while you debate investing in a gym membership. Likewise, employee goals need even more detailed structure than fitness goals, including measuring and tracking progress.  How can companies ensure employee goals are not only appropriately set, but […]

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7 Must-Haves for Successful Employee Review Process

Your company’s employee review process says a lot about your company culture. Reviews aren’t just a designated time to tell workers how to improve their performance. Rather, the employee review process has the potential to improve employee engagement and overall company culture. It is easy for the employee review process to veer off-course: With HR […]

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Why Upskilling is the Key to Employee Retention

How can companies improve employee retention effectively and without breaking the bank? Besides pay raises, upskilling is one of the top retention strategies. First, let’s examine a few reasons why people quit. Looking at the so-called Great Resignation starting in 2021, the Pew Research Center found that a majority of workers gave one of four […]

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The State of HR: 5 Important Lessons from the SHRM Conference

The Society for Human Resource Management’s (SHRM) annual conference is a big deal. Like, a really big deal for HR professionals and companies of all sizes. This year’s event was as big as ever, especially on the heels of a COVID-hindered few years. Held in New Orleans over four jam-packed days (June 12-15), the event […]

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