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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.
Matt Straz
Have a Burning Business Question? Ask the Expert: David Ossip.
Ask the Expert

Have a Burning Business Question? Ask the Expert: David Ossip.

Our expert this month is looking to take your questions pertaining to HR – everything from hiring to managing employees and letting people go.
Andrea Huspeni
Zenefits, a 2-Year-Old Startup, Is Now Valued at $4.5 Billion
Funding

Zenefits, a 2-Year-Old Startup, Is Now Valued at $4.5 Billion

The San Francisco startup offers free HR software to small and medium-sized businesses, and makes money by collecting commissions from benefits providers.
Geoff Weiss
What Are Performance Reviews Really About?
Performance Reviews

What Are Performance Reviews Really About?

'Enough about you. Let's talk about me.'
Anne Fisher
How to Avoid Startups' Biggest HR Pitfalls
Human Resources

How to Avoid Startups' Biggest HR Pitfalls

There's no exact science for keeping your founding team members around for the long term but there are a few things you can do to increase your chances of being surrounded by those same early employees further down the line.
John Gentry
Johnson & Johnson Just Gave New Parents Seven More Weeks of Paid Leave
Maternity

Johnson & Johnson Just Gave New Parents Seven More Weeks of Paid Leave

The new employee policy applies to all new parents -- maternal, paternal, same-sex and adoptive.
Catherine Clifford
How to Land a Job at a Startup
Hiring

How to Land a Job at a Startup

3 factors play into your hiring potential -- big time. Here's what will get you hired.
Adiat Disu
Hiring Secrets from the Tech Giants: Your Weekly Tips Roundup
Weekly Tips Roundup

Hiring Secrets from the Tech Giants: Your Weekly Tips Roundup

Learn why Google is looking beyond degrees from Harvard and Yale on its candidates' resumes.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
Red Flags and Red Herrings in Job Applicants' Credit Reports
Credit Scores

Red Flags and Red Herrings in Job Applicants' Credit Reports

Is your applicant just down on his or her luck or irresponsible? Here's how to find out.
Steven Richmond
Developing an Unlimited Paid Time-Off Policy That Works
Unlimited Vacation

Developing an Unlimited Paid Time-Off Policy That Works

Four tips for making the transition as seamless as possible.
Zach Ferres
Avoid These 5 Small-Business HR Mistakes
Managing Employees

Avoid These 5 Small-Business HR Mistakes

Not heeding these warnings can lead to costly mistakes, such as litigation and employee turnover.
Andre Lavoie
Google's Head of HR: It Doesn't Matter Where Candidates Went to College
Hiring

Google's Head of HR: It Doesn't Matter Where Candidates Went to College

Grades don't matter either, says the search giant's senior vice president of people operations, Laszlo Bock.
Geoff Weiss
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.
Matt Straz
4 Ways to Cater to the Mobile Job Seeker
Hiring

4 Ways to Cater to the Mobile Job Seeker

Applicants are increasing turning to smartphones and tablets to find positions. Don't let your company miss our on these candidates.
Andre Lavoie