Matt Straz

Matt Straz

Founder and CEO of Namely

More From Matt Straz

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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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

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

Making salaries public knowledge can motivate employees to work harder, presuming people are paid on merit.
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

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

A patient communication campaign is required if every member of team is to make well-informed choices about benefits.
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.
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.
Human Resources

4 Technologies That Free HR to Work With People Instead of Just Their Paperwork

Technology is giving human resources staff more time to help employees individually.
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.