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 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.
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.