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.
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.
Award programs that grow from the company culture encourage employees to work hard and feel good about it.
The less paper shuffling HR needs to do, the more it can play a strategic role in building a winning team.
Compensation and benefits
The online media company now lays claim to the most generous family leave policy known.
Between what life requires and technology allows, commuting to the office for an eight-hour workday increasingly looks like a pointless ritual.
Companies spend freely to find and hire talent, then leave them adrift when they start work. That's not smart.
To be of strategic importance, human resources needs to understand the company thoroughly and apply key skills.
Nothing does more to stimulate employee loyalty than giving your team practical help balancing job and family obligations.
Companies that help employees with small daily challenges and support their personal development attract better talent and earn staff loyalty.
Making salaries public knowledge can motivate employees to work harder, presuming people are paid on merit.
Businesses that value employee satisfaction have no problems keeping their customers happy.
Policies that encourage employees to use personal devices for work improve productivity and employee satisfaction.
A patient communication campaign is required if every member of team is to make well-informed choices about benefits.
Distractions are epidemic and surveillance is bad for morale. The solution is engaged leadership.
How to attract and retain the team you need is evolving as rapidly as the rest of the business world.