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.
5 Ways to Hold Together Your Startup Team When the Company Is Growing
Business Circle

5 Ways to Hold Together Your Startup Team When the Company Is Growing

You risk losing the zeal that launched the company if the merry band who rolled the dice with you feels they don't have a role any more.
Make a New Year's Resolution to Align Employee Success With Company Goals
Business Circle

Make a New Year's Resolution to Align Employee Success With Company Goals

Team members who are sincerely engaged are a company's greatest asset. Nurturing engagement is the leader's job.
What to Do When Employees Wonder Where All the New Funding Will Go
Transparency

What to Do When Employees Wonder Where All the New Funding Will Go

An influx of money can energize your team, or threaten dissatisfaction at how it is used. Transparence is the solution.
To Boost Productivity, Encourage Employees to Encourage Each Other
Leadership

To Boost Productivity, Encourage Employees to Encourage Each Other

How team members interact, and the settings in which interactions occur, dramatically impact the workplace.
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An Open-Handed Vacation Policy is a Great Perk for Employers
Leadership

An Open-Handed Vacation Policy is a Great Perk for Employers

Generous time off encourages employee loyalty and, since so many workers don't use all their vacation time, costs the company little.
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10 Tips for a Holiday Party Everybody Will Love That You Can Afford
Business Circle

10 Tips for a Holiday Party Everybody Will Love That You Can Afford

No matter how small the company, the holidays are a time to celebrate, with maybe a little team building and brand building mixed in.
 7 Payroll Items to Check Off Your List Before the Year Ends
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7 Payroll Items to Check Off Your List Before the Year Ends

From preparing for performance reviews to organizing receipts for taxes, an early start now will avoid headaches later.
The 5 Types of Customers Fatal to Startups and How Employees Attract Them
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The 5 Types of Customers Fatal to Startups and How Employees Attract Them

Small businesses cringe at these customers, but it might just be the internal team that keeps them coming back.
7 Low-Cost Steps to Help Employees Suffering Workplace Depression
Leadership

7 Low-Cost Steps to Help Employees Suffering Workplace Depression

The insidious mental illness is a leading cause of absenteeism. Happily, some good ideas for building team cohesion make the disease much less likely.
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4 Alternatives to Offering Paid Healthcare Benefits
Health-care Costs

4 Alternatives to Offering Paid Healthcare Benefits

Boosting pay and offering more attractive alternative benefits could help companies deal with ever-rising health insurance premiums.
With a Little Focus You Can Turn Workplace Distractions to Your Advantage
Productivity

With a Little Focus You Can Turn Workplace Distractions to Your Advantage

People and technology will always tug at your attention. Dealing with it constructively is far more productive than wishing nothing competed for your focus.
What the Data Tells Us About the Contemporary HR Director
Human Resources

What the Data Tells Us About the Contemporary HR Director

Expect things to be done differently in the human resources as millennials move into management.
Factor in These 7 Employee Costs Before You Start Bidding for That Star Hire
Managing Employees

Factor in These 7 Employee Costs Before You Start Bidding for That Star Hire

Employees see only the number on their paychecks but your bottom line is pinched much harder than just that.
5 Positive Ways to Constructively Critique Employees
Leadership

5 Positive Ways to Constructively Critique Employees

The best way to tell somebody how to do better is to begin by telling them what they are doing well.
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Data Reveal the 7 Factors for Optimal Employee Retention
Employee Retention

Data Reveal the 7 Factors for Optimal Employee Retention

A far-reaching survey shows that workers who are paid fairly stay with a company that gives them opportunity and respect.