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 Ways to Make Onboarding Happier for New Hires
Hiring Employees

4 Ways to Make Onboarding Happier for New Hires

Companies spend freely to find and hire talent, then leave them adrift when they start work. That's not smart.
What HR Pros Need to Learn From the Rest of the Company
Human Resources

What HR Pros Need to Learn From the Rest of the Company

To be of strategic importance, human resources needs to understand the company thoroughly and apply key skills.
Your Employees Will Love You for Offering These 3 Family Benefits
Employee Benefits

Your Employees Will Love You for Offering These 3 Family Benefits

Nothing does more to stimulate employee loyalty than giving your team practical help balancing job and family obligations.
5 Affordable Benefits Employees Appreciate But Few Companies Offer
Benefits

5 Affordable Benefits Employees Appreciate But Few Companies Offer

Companies that help employees with small daily challenges and support their personal development attract better talent and earn staff loyalty.
4 Ways Payroll Transparency Benefits Companies With Nothing to Hide
Transparency

4 Ways Payroll Transparency Benefits Companies With Nothing to Hide

Making salaries public knowledge can motivate employees to work harder, presuming people are paid on merit.
Why It's Smart to Treat Your Employees Like Your Best Customers
Managing Employees

Why It's Smart to Treat Your Employees Like Your Best Customers

Businesses that value employee satisfaction have no problems keeping their customers happy.
Employees Feel the Love When Companies Embrace BYOD
BYOD

Employees Feel the Love When Companies Embrace BYOD

Policies that encourage employees to use personal devices for work improve productivity and employee satisfaction.
Preparation and Follow Up Are Key to Reducing Open Enrollment Hassles
Benefits

Preparation and Follow Up Are Key to Reducing Open Enrollment Hassles

A patient communication campaign is required if every member of team is to make well-informed choices about benefits.
You Can Know What Employees Are Doing Without Being Big Brother
Employee Motivation

You Can Know What Employees Are Doing Without Being Big Brother

Distractions are epidemic and surveillance is bad for morale. The solution is engaged leadership.
3 Innovative Ways to Structure Your HR Department
Human Resources

3 Innovative Ways to Structure Your HR Department

How to attract and retain the team you need is evolving as rapidly as the rest of the business world.
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.