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.
Wearables at Work? What You Need to Consider.
Wearable Tech

Wearables at Work? What You Need to Consider.

Wearable technology sounds a bit like Big Brother. But, done right, 'wearable data' has the potential to impact real positive change in the office.
The Most Unusual, Even Wacky, HR Laws Nationwide
Human resources law

The Most Unusual, Even Wacky, HR Laws Nationwide

Work a job in Florida? Feel free to bring your gun. Just keep it in your car.
Why It's Not Too Early to Start Improving Open Enrollment
Employee Benefits

Why It's Not Too Early to Start Improving Open Enrollment

Events that are interactive and offer in-person consultations may help employees who feel overwhelmed by a thick packet of paper.
Can Distractions Actually Boost Productivity in the Workplace?
Distractions

Can Distractions Actually Boost Productivity in the Workplace?

Smartphones? Email? Dogs in the office? Believe it or not, these things can actually encourage more, not less, work.
This Is the One Simple Thing Employees Really Want
Benefits

This Is the One Simple Thing Employees Really Want

Why aren't employers' engagement strategies hitting the mark? Hint: Snacks and team outings aren't the answer.
Are Better Benefits the Solution to the Employee Wellness Problem?
Employee Benefits

Are Better Benefits the Solution to the Employee Wellness Problem?

Sure, 'walking challenges' and office fitness groups improve employees' health. But, are you offering the adequate core benefits they really want?
This Is What Happens When Employees Find Meaning at Work
meaning

This Is What Happens When Employees Find Meaning at Work

Meaningful work is the spark that ignites intrinsic motivation: It leads employees to work hard because they want to, not because they have to.
Here's What Happens When Salaried Employees Become Hourly
Overtime

Here's What Happens When Salaried Employees Become Hourly

The Department of Labor's new overtime rule goes into effect in December. What will the effect be on your workplace?
This Is What Happens When You Give Up Your Office
Company Culture

This Is What Happens When You Give Up Your Office

Employers who dispense with private offices can understand what it's actually like to work for the company day in and day out.
Do New Overtime Rules Make Telework Too Risky?
Regulations

Do New Overtime Rules Make Telework Too Risky?

Telework is becoming increasingly popular with employees, but new overtime rules may lead employers to rethink offering these options.
Here's What 'Employer Branding' Should Look Like on Company Career Platforms
Marketing Bootcamp

Here's What 'Employer Branding' Should Look Like on Company Career Platforms

If your brand looks the same across all your social platforms, you're doing something wrong.
Good Stuff Happens When You Have an HR Department of 1
Human Resources

Good Stuff Happens When You Have an HR Department of 1

Even a single human resources professional can bridge any communication rift arising between employers and employees.
Do You Care More About Vacation Policies -- or Your People?
Paid Time Off

Do You Care More About Vacation Policies -- or Your People?

Three signs that your time-off policy isn't working.
If You Need Better Leaders, Who You Gonna Call? HR.
Performance Ignited

If You Need Better Leaders, Who You Gonna Call? HR.

Human resources has the advantage of occupying the high perch that 'sees it all.'
Why Tech Is HR's Friend, Not Its Enemy
Performance Ignited

Why Tech Is HR's Friend, Not Its Enemy

Tech frees up HR professionals to be the living, breathing humans employees want to share their concerns with.