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Employee Engagement: HR Tips to Motivate and Inspire Employees

Employee engagement makes a night-and-day difference in the culture and performance of a company. Work-life balance is impossible when employees feel miserable and unappreciated. When workers are motivated and energized, it’s easier to solve problems. Engaged employees feel like they’re doing a good job and making a difference. According to Gallup’s State of the Global […]

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People Over Policy: HR’s Vital Role in Employee Engagement

How do you turn your workforce into the best trailblazing problem-solvers in the galaxy? Jean Luc Picard said it best: “Engage!” Employee engagement is more powerful than caffeine, and you can imagine how much your whole office would struggle without coffee. Engagement means feeling connected with the company mission, coworkers, and clients. More than 60% […]

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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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Using HR Surveys to Create a Culture of Employee Feedback

HR surveys can be a powerful tool for Human Resources, but many employees have good reasons to be skeptical. When used correctly, routine surveys can identify problems and open up new channels for communication and accountability. Discover how to use HR surveys to strengthen the culture in your workplace. How are employee surveys conducted? Some […]

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Recession, Retention, DEI, and More: Top HR Trends for 2023

The last few years have been times of uncertainty and change—and there seems to be more uncertainty and change ahead for 2023. Even without pandemic shutdowns, near constantly changing circumstances create new challenges for Human Resources departments. Like every year, several HR trends for 2023 have emerged. Here are the top 10 HR trends for […]

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Time and Attendance: The Benefits of Web-Based Time Clocks

A customizable, user-friendly timeclock is one of the essential features of time and attendance software. Analog timekeeping systems can create extra work and opportunities for errors. Web-based time clocks improve efficiency and reduce frustration. Track your employee’s work hours accurately with a more streamlined and integrated web-based solution.  What is a web-based time clock? Conventional […]

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10 Ways HR Technology Helps Manage Labor Cost More Effectively

In many industries, labor cost is one of the biggest expenses for a business. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, wages and salary costs make up about 70% of employer costs for employee compensation. The remaining 30%of costs go toward benefits. In a period of inflation and rising wages, how can your business manage […]

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What is Geofencing and How Can HR Use It to Track Time and Attendance?

How accurate is your current timekeeping system? Can employees clock in remotely? Are employees able to punch the clock for each other? HR technology features, such as geofencing, can improve timekeeping accuracy and integrity, while also eliminating certain issues. Is geofencing right for your business? Many employees love the added convenience and efficiency. Learn exactly […]

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