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.
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.
4 Ways to Successfully Develop Employees Year-Round
Performance Reviews

4 Ways to Successfully Develop Employees Year-Round

Successful performance management is much more than just an end-of-year performance review.
5 Tips for More Easily Managing Your Human Capital
Human Resources

5 Tips for More Easily Managing Your Human Capital

Simplifying the challenge of managing a growing workforce is better for the company and appreciated by employees.
5 Affordable Ways to Create a Work Environment that Engages Employees
Office Space

5 Affordable Ways to Create a Work Environment that Engages Employees

Creating an open office that is orderly, comfortable and colorful costs little but dramatically improves productivity and job satisfaction.
4 Data-Backed Reasons to Use Mobile in the Workplace
Mobile Technology

4 Data-Backed Reasons to Use Mobile in the Workplace

Mobile technology is reshaping work and business but few companies have taken full advantage of the potential.
4 Ways to Banish Post-Holiday Blues From the Workplace
Morale

4 Ways to Banish Post-Holiday Blues From the Workplace

Once the winter holidays are past, it's just winter. That's when your team needs to be rallied.
5 Essentials for Raising Your Growth Round of Funding
Financing

5 Essentials for Raising Your Growth Round of Funding

A startup needs a good story to secure initial funding and good numbers to get a second round.
How to Add Senior Management to Your Startup Without Losing Your First Team
startup hiring

How to Add Senior Management to Your Startup Without Losing Your First Team

Don't be in a hurry to hire at the top. Proceed methodically when you do.
5 Ways to Hold Together Your Startup Team When the Company Is Growing
Employee Retention

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.