Improve Employee Relations with 7 Strategies [Remote & Onsite]

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There is a lot at stake when it comes to employee relations. It has never been more important for managers to step up their efforts. Good employee relations result in lower turnover and higher productivity.  What are Employee Relations? Employee relations is a function of Human Resources that creates and manages policies involving employees’ relationships with their…

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How Structured Interviews Improve Small Business Hiring

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Updated January 21, 2022 What are Structured Interviews? A structured interview uses a uniform script of questions and a scoring system. As a result, the interviewer follows the same script for each candidate. To be effective, the questions should be chosen specifically for the job skills. In addition, you should have questions that identify behavioral…

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16 Top HR Influencers You Should Be Following

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In order for HR directors to cope with contemporary challenges, they need current information. Since HR spans multiple disciplines, it can be a full-time job keeping up. We’ve rounded up the best minds in the industry so you don’t have to. 16 HR Influencers You Should Be Following 1. Anthony Vaughan Twitter @E1B210  LinkedIn Founder…

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Employee Benefits Enrollment Software: Boost ROI This Year

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Does your HR toolkit contain employee benefits enrollment software? If not, you aren’t getting the benefits of your benefits. (Pun very much intended.) You choose benefits packages carefully because you want to attract high performers. After compensation, benefits are the second most important consideration for job seekers. Benefits and wages also account for the biggest…

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Employee Engagement Ideas for Your Small Business

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Looking for employee engagement ideas? Check out what these employers are doing. Employee Engagement Ideas From 6 Great Places to Work 1. Chile’s The restaurant chain ditched their “no visible tattoos” dress code policy. Plus, the company president does Facebook live videos with employees. They share and discuss both positive and negative company reviews from…

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

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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…

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WorkforceHub and BambooHR Pricing Comparison

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Comparing BambooHR with Workforce Hub – Pricing 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…

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The Best Small Business HR Tech for Digital Employee Experience

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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…

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5 Compelling Ways a Good Org Chart Helps Your Small Business

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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…

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