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 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
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
Employee Feedback

To Boost Productivity, Encourage Employees to Encourage Each Other

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

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.
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
Business Circle

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
Business Circle

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
Depression

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.