The latest U.S. census data revealed that a whopping 92% of our nation’s businesses are small businesses (less than 20 employees). As an HR or payroll professional, it is probably inevitable that you will have an option to work in one for a small business at some point in your career. The one caveat being […]
Employee engagement is key to productivity and success. We know this. The problem is that often this engagement is largely dependent on direct managers. According to Gallup, lack of employee engagement can be significantly (70%) traced back to managers.
The growth of social media use is giving human resources departments a window into their candidates and what makes them “tick.” But is that a good thing?
As you know by now, the Supreme Court ruled that same-sex couples can legally marry in all states. This, of course, includes Ohio who before last Friday was one of thirteen states not to recognize gay marriage.
Of course, if you are in the market (actively or passively) for a new HR or payroll position, LinkedIn is surely your first thought when it comes to social media. But have you given Twitter the rightful opportunity to help you. As Twitter has nearly 300 million users, it is obviously another popular choice. Whether […]
You’ve completed your four (five or six) years of college, attended your ceremony, moved your tassel from one side of your mortarboard to another, and now the real work starts – finding your first job. If you are reading this, most likely you’ll be looking in your chosen field of HR or payroll.
Last month we (as we do every year) heard about the productivity hit U.S. businesses would feel due to employees wasting time watching March Madness. Nearly $2 billion reported one study. While that is certainly a big number, what’s most interesting is that while March Madness is cited every year as the apocalypse of time […]