7 Skills-Based Hiring Best Practices: Hire for Skills, Not Just Degrees

skills-based hiring

Skills-based hiring has been on the front burner since last years’ executive order that allows federal agencies to prioritize skills-based hiring over education-based requirements. The federal government employs about 3% of the U.S. workforce, which is no small number. Extend that to the entire government sector including state and local governments and the number rises to…

Read More

WorkforceHub and BambooHR Pricing Comparison

BambooHR pricing

WorkforceHub Product Pricing Comparison Comparing small business HR software pricing is not straightforward. Each tech suite has its own combination of features and vendors use multiple pricing models. For example BambooHR pricing is based on the feature package and add-ons. BambooHR Essentials is $4.95 PEPM (Per Employee Per Month) but doesn’t include Hiring and Onboarding.…

Read More

The Best Small Business HR Tech for Digital Employee Experience

SwipeClock WorkforceHUB

Why Should You Care About the Digital Employee Experience At Your Company? The digital employee experience is the quality of the employee’s experience with their work tech. Indeed, it may be the most important element of the employee experience–especially for those that need technology to do most (or all) their job functions. That includes every…

Read More

5 Compelling Ways a Good Org Chart Helps Your Small Business

org chart

The traditional org chart has been a corporate staple for over a century. Yet business structures and management practices have changed dramatically.  Companies with a flat hierarchy and cross-trained employees that move between projects may think the org chart is obsolete.  Does an org chart still have value for modern small businesses that don’t have…

Read More

Create Career Paths in 7 Steps [or Lose Your Best Employees]

career paths

Create career paths and improve retention dramatically. Career paths are essential to employee engagement. And every business owner knows that employee engagement improves retention. Therefore, career paths are the key to business growth. What is a Career Path? A career path is an advancement roadmap with short- and long-term benchmarks. It maps the route an…

Read More

Improve Employee Scheduling to Fast Track Business Recovery: The Comprehensive Guide

employee scheduling

Updated June 24, 2021 Have you looked at your employee scheduling lately? Poor scheduling hurts your business. In fact, it decreases customer and employee satisfaction. Good employee scheduling is essential for business recovery and post-pandemic success. Companies that moved employees to remote work during lockdown are bringing teams back in phases. And some companies will…

Read More

Heart to Heart: 7 Strategies to Improve Remote Employee Relations

employee relations

As employers start bringing remote employees back to the office, there is renewed focus on employee relations. Problems that waned during the pandemic can flare up when employees are back in physical proximity. It has never been more important for managers to step up their efforts. Good employee relations result in lower turnover and higher productivity. There…

Read More

Successful Return-to-Work Strategies: Symptom Checks [With WorkforceHub Timekeeping Software!]

return-to-work strategies

Updated June 2, 2021 Are you in the process of bringing your workforce back? Do you have successful return-to-work strategies? This may help: WorkforceHub employee timekeeping can present a symptom survey at clock-in. How does WorkforceHub screen for COVID-19 symptoms? As the administrator, you create custom prompts in WorkforceHub. When employees punch in, the clock-in…

Read More