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 Manage Employees Who Like to Figure It Out Themselves
Human Resources

4 Ways to Manage Employees Who Like to Figure It Out Themselves

There is a new breed of worker who takes pride in achieving goals with minimum direction. They still need to be part of the team, though.
4 Ways Innovative Companies are Celebrating Their Employees
Employee Recognition

4 Ways Innovative Companies are Celebrating Their Employees

Award programs that grow from the company culture encourage employees to work hard and feel good about it.
How to Make 5 Routine HR Tasks Quick and Painless
Human Resources

How to Make 5 Routine HR Tasks Quick and Painless

The less paper shuffling HR needs to do, the more it can play a strategic role in building a winning team.
Netflix Sets a New Standard With Unlimited Parental Leave
Compensation and benefits

Netflix Sets a New Standard With Unlimited Parental Leave

The online media company now lays claim to the most generous family leave policy known.
5 Ways to Take the Grind Out of Working 9-to-5
Work-Life Balance

5 Ways to Take the Grind Out of Working 9-to-5

Between what life requires and technology allows, commuting to the office for an eight-hour workday increasingly looks like a pointless ritual.
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.