Human Resources

3 Reasons You Should Increase Employee Pay Now
Employee Compensation

3 Reasons You Should Increase Employee Pay Now

An increase to the minimum wage has already become law in several cities, and a federal bill is under review. But there are benefits to taking action ahead of any mandates.
Andre Lavoie
4 Ways to Tell If Job Candidates Are Telling the Truth
Hiring

4 Ways to Tell If Job Candidates Are Telling the Truth

Even though the interview process is designed to vet job candidates and find out what they can really do for a company, there are still ways for fibs or little exaggerations to get through.
Andre Lavoie
3 HR Trends That Are Becoming Best Practices
Human Resources

3 HR Trends That Are Becoming Best Practices

Companies increasingly bring human resources into strategic discussions.
Matt Straz
How This Company Is Helping Businesses Find Zen in Human Resource Paperwork
Zenefits

How This Company Is Helping Businesses Find Zen in Human Resource Paperwork

Zenefits benefits-management software might be a busy entrepreneur's best friend -- but is it a benefits provider's worst nightmare?
Jason Ankeny
5 Ways to Help Employees Make the Best Use of Benefits
Benefits

5 Ways to Help Employees Make the Best Use of Benefits

Ample benefits are a lure to top talent, yet research shows employees often don't take full advantage of what's offered.
Matt Straz
4 Ways to Entice Departing Talent to Return
talent retention

4 Ways to Entice Departing Talent to Return

The day that employee you wish hadn't quit leaves is the best time to begin wooing her back.
Heather R. Huhman
Zenefits Rolls Out Free Software to Help Businesses Comply With Health-Care Requirements
Zenefits

Zenefits Rolls Out Free Software to Help Businesses Comply With Health-Care Requirements

With employers facing new Affordable Care Act reporting requirements in 2016, one human-resources tech company is automating the process.
Catherine Clifford
ZenPayroll Moves Into Benefits, Changes Name to Gusto
Human Resources

ZenPayroll Moves Into Benefits, Changes Name to Gusto

The expansion puts the online human-resources startup squarely in competition with larger rival Zenefits.
Catherine Clifford
3 Questions to Ask to Get the Most Out of a Video Interview
Interviewing

3 Questions to Ask to Get the Most Out of a Video Interview

Video interviewing isn't going anywhere. In fact, it's growing as a way for organizations to reach highly talented active and passive job seekers.
Andre Lavoie
European Court Rules That Commuting Time Is Part of the Workday
Make More Happen

European Court Rules That Commuting Time Is Part of the Workday

The EU's top court has ruled that, for employees who don't work out of an office, time spent commuting to and from worksites counts as part of the workday.
Catherine Clifford
Man Accidentally Sends Naked Selfies to HR Manager After Receiving Job Offer
Hiring

Man Accidentally Sends Naked Selfies to HR Manager After Receiving Job Offer

'My understanding is they've rescinded the offer of employment,' a local police chief said.
Geoff Weiss
3 Reasons HR Needs to Be Involved in Planning a Business's Strategy
Human Resources

3 Reasons HR Needs to Be Involved in Planning a Business's Strategy

In a job market defined by competition for skilled talent, HR leaders can, and do, make an impact on an organization's bottom line.
Andre Lavoie
4 Ways to Manage Employees Who Like to Figure It Out Themselves
Human Resources

4 Ways to Manage Employees Who Like to Figure It Out Themselves

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.
Matt Straz
Where Marijuana Is Legal HR Policy Needs to Adjust
Human Resources

Where Marijuana Is Legal HR Policy Needs to Adjust

Drug testing is useless when all it reveals is that a team member 'medicated' with prescription pot at home over the weekend.
Todd Mitchem