Matt Straz

Matt Straz

Founder and CEO of Namely
Matt Straz is the founder and CEO of Namely, the HR and payroll platform for the world's most exciting companies.
4 Technologies That Free HR to Work With People Instead of Just Their Paperwork
Human Resources

4 Technologies That Free HR to Work With People Instead of Just Their Paperwork

Technology is giving human resources staff more time to help employees individually.
3 Reasons HR in the Cloud Just Makes Sense
Cloud Storage

3 Reasons HR in the Cloud Just Makes Sense

Cloud storage is secure, improves employee access to their data and simplifies system upgrades.
Take Your Payroll from Worst to First in 4 Easy Steps
Payroll

Take Your Payroll from Worst to First in 4 Easy Steps

Meeting payroll is a fundamental business chore and among the tasks most readily outsourced.
What Employers Need to Know About the Hottest Trend In Health Insurance
Health Insurance

What Employers Need to Know About the Hottest Trend In Health Insurance

Consumer-driven health plans require high deductibles but allow tax-exempt health savings plans.
The Surprising Perk Employees Want That Costs the Company Nothing
Employee Morale

The Surprising Perk Employees Want That Costs the Company Nothing

Many startups offer free meals and ping-pong but employees most value open communication.
4 Trends in 401(k) Plans Entrepreneurs Need to Know About
401(k)s

4 Trends in 401(k) Plans Entrepreneurs Need to Know About

Retirement benefits only trail salaries in the consideration of employees choosing who they work for.
Why You Need to Embrace the Big Data Trend in HR
Big Data

Why You Need to Embrace the Big Data Trend in HR

Big data is an increasingly available resource for recruiting and retaining the best talent, with substantial savings for employers.
3 Reasons to Say 'See Ya' to the Time-Honored Timesheet
Time Management

3 Reasons to Say 'See Ya' to the Time-Honored Timesheet

The outdated method of tracking an employee's work day is a waste of time for all involved.
Why the First Interview Should Never Be the Last
Interviewing

Why the First Interview Should Never Be the Last

Here are three more interviews for getting to know your best talent even better and remembering why they were such a great pick in the first place.
Be the Change You Want to See in Your Workforce
Managing Employees

Be the Change You Want to See in Your Workforce

A look at Gandhi's most influential quotes and how they can inspire leaders in all industries.
4 Tips for Making the Right Hires in a Super-Competitive Job Market
Hiring Employees

4 Tips for Making the Right Hires in a Super-Competitive Job Market

It's a seller's market for talent. Getting your hiring process right is essential to not losing the best prospects.
How to Finesse the 4 Biggest Workplace Distractions
Productivity

How to Finesse the 4 Biggest Workplace Distractions

The Internet, social media and mobile devices drive productivity. They are also huge distractions. The solution requires a deft touch, not a hard line.
4 Ways to Use Technology In the Workplace to Motivate Employees
Workplace Technology

4 Ways to Use Technology In the Workplace to Motivate Employees

Technology can streamline work, enhance performance monitoring and lead to more engaged workers.
Should Your Employees Solicit Feedback From Each Other?
Employee Feedback

Should Your Employees Solicit Feedback From Each Other?

Employees are happier and more productive when they interact more. Leaders can leverage this by setting the stage for constructive interactions.
4 Ways Encouraging Employee Engagement Improves the Bottom Line
Employee Morale

4 Ways Encouraging Employee Engagement Improves the Bottom Line

Employees who are enthusiastic for their work make companies more profitable but those who aren't drive costs that are hard to measure.