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How to Promote and Measure DEI Initiatives Year-Round

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) initiatives have been popular in response to social justice issues in America. For a real impact, DEI must go further than a politically correct press release or a single round of diversity hires. Your company will need a year-round commitment to succeed with DEI, but the changes can pay dividends […]

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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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HR Compliance: What is HR’s Role in Ensuring Compliance

HR compliance is critical for both small and large businesses. HR must help their companies stay up-to-date on all local and federal laws and regulations, as well as industry standards and best business practices. By creating and following internal guidelines centered around compliance, HR can ensure the organization is safe from audits, fines, lawsuits, and […]

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Tips for Managing the Employee Lifecycle Across Multiple Locations

Employee lifecycles need to be managed appropriately—from recruiting to offboarding. Unfortunately, like many things, people management becomes more challenging when employees are distributed across more than one location. Read more: Common HR Compliance Concerns for Multi-Location Businesses Whether your workforce includes several factories or satellite offices, you need consistent but flexible policies to achieve the […]

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Don’t Skip These Hiring Steps: Background Checks & References

Many employers are unsure how to handle applicant references and background checks—or whether they are worth the hassle. Too many business owners believe that these steps in the hiring process are too expensive or time-consuming. Unfortunately, honesty and forwardness are not guaranteed with job applicants and resumes. Background checks offer one big way to improve […]

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Making a PACT: The Four Keys to Successful Onboarding

How would you like to improve company culture while also helping new hires succeed? Onboarding is a huge opportunity. Unfortunately, it is often overlooked. Recruiting, interviewing, and selecting the right candidate are all important, but what do you do after all of that? First, there’s some paperwork for taxes and benefits. Later, an out-of-date orientation […]

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

The HR calendar is full year-round, especially in the latter half of the year. 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 […]

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A Guide to Essential Features for Employee Scheduling Software

Creating schedules manually (even online or in a spreadsheet) is a time-consuming process with many of the same limitations as using a paper and pencil. Specialized scheduling software makes the job easier and comes equipped with a wide range of features and benefits. These options are easy to use and are designed to save you time and effort. […]

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