Automating Employee Management: A Strategy for Business Success

With many paper-based processes rapidly becoming obsolete, employers are turning to technology that allows them to better manage employee life cycle while meeting regulatory demands. According to a survey by Ernst & Young, the following employee management activities have shifted from paper-based to technology (though to varying degrees): Staffing/Recruiting Onboarding Compensation and benefits Performance Management…

How to Avoid Hiring Bad Employees [infographic]

Have you ever considered whether an employee seems too good to be true? Over half of all job applications contain false information. How is an employer supposed to know about these discrepancies when they have what they think is a great match for the position and their company? Take this scenario for example: You’re a small retail…

Tips for Hiring an Intern (in less than 5 mins)

 Today, almost all students are looking for ways to get their foot in the door by working for a company as an intern. Internships not only help students gain the experience they need, but business owners benefit from an extra set of hands around the office. According to the U.S. Small Business Administration, “85 percent of…

Pre-employment Screening: What you don’t know CAN hurt you.

When little is known about a job applicant, employers need reliable tools and resources to help uncover employee background information, greatly reducing the risk of a bad hire. The wrong hire can lower your team’s morale, hinder productivity, and impact customer relations. Making the right hiring decisions can be critical to your business success; pre-employment screening may…

Spring Forward with Employee Health

Spring is a time of budding trees, blooming flowers, and brighter days. Why not spring into better health by renewing your office efforts to focus on employee health and fitness? Here are some simple ideas to promote health and fitness in your workplace: Start a walking club – have your employees commit to logging a preset number…

“Put me in, Coach!” Let them PLAY, and they just might LEAD.

Successful organizations today are forward looking, mission driven, and value based with participative work environments. Employees are expected to work smart, using judgment to make informed decisions guided by a clearly stated vision and strategy. So, how do we keep our valuable employees from taking their knowledge and skills to another team? Many companies use…