Posts written by: James Clark

Eliminating the Duplication of Effort with HR Software

Eliminating the Duplication of Effort with HR Software

Data entry is a time-consuming process that continuously weighs down HR, and restricts their ability to perform their core responsibilities or play a part in strategy formulation. This process is especially tire some when HR professionals have to manually enter the same data over, and over again. This duplication of effort is not only a waste of time and resources,…
HR Trends 2018: What to Expect

HR Trends 2018: What to Expect

2017 was a huge year for HR departments around the country, with organizations prioritizing the well-being and satisfaction of their employees. In the past year, executives focused their attention on building a better environment for their workforce, and invested in strategies to help recruit and retain top talent. Buzzwords like 'culture' and 'engagement' continuously made their way to the forefront…
The Future of HR Positions

The Future of HR Positions

The human resources department has historically been responsible for strictly handling administrative tasks that allow day-to-day operations to run smoothly. Originally conceived to pay and recruit employees, HR now plays a significant role in organizational strategy. Thanks to recent advancements in technology that have automated the time-consuming processes that they once faced, modern HR departments are now free to contribute…
4 Onboarding Activities You Should Try

4 Onboarding Activities You Should Try

The offer letter is signed and your new-hire’s first day is just around the corner. If you’ve landed on this article, you’re likely looking for onboarding activities that will make your new-hire’s first day fun and inviting, getting them excited to be a part of your organization’s family. As you attempt to welcome your new employee with open arms and…
How to Keep a Positive Attitude at Work

How to Keep a Positive Attitude at Work

Routinely, waking up every weekday morning to go to work is a struggle for most Americans. According to a recent nationwide survey conducted by Gallup, 51% of U.S employees reported being actively disengaged at work, feeling no real connection to their jobs or the work they do on a daily basis. This disengagement can make employment both physically and mentally…
Five Question Friday With Kris Dunn

Five Question Friday With Kris Dunn

Welcome to Five Question Fridays, the interview series that asks thought leaders, experts, and executives the questions that matter. Our last guest was Craig Bass, the CEO of Alexander Youth Network. Craig discussed a variety of topics, including the importance of community support for nonprofits and the value of HR technology. This week’s installment of our Five Question Fridays interview…
4 Tips to Replacing an Employee

4 Tips to Replacing an Employee

When a staff member’s employment term comes to an end, whether it be voluntarily or not, it leaves a space in the workforce that must be filled. Employees are generally good about picking up the slack and taking on extra responsibilities while their organization searches for a replacement, but this can hinder the speed at which initiatives are completed and…
How The Role of HR Has Changed

How The Role of HR Has Changed

The role of HR has changed dramatically over the years. Traditionally, the role of HR consists of internal policy development and paperwork, logging employee hours, handling employee complaints, and drawing up contracts for new hires. Today, HR has transitioned into key decision makers in the boardrooms of small and large organizations all over the country. This role change has come…
Top 3 Millennial Retention Strategies

Top 3 Millennial Retention Strategies

Employee retention is important for any organization that is looking for stability and growth. High employee turnover is not only expensive, but can also negatively affect the culture and overall environment of an office. With millennials being the largest generation represented in today’s workforce, it’s important that executives go out of their way to develop and implement millennial retention strategies.…
Five Question Fridays with Craig Bass

Five Question Fridays with Craig Bass

Introducing this week's installment of ‘Five Question Fridays,’ a unique interview series that seeks insight from some of the most respected leaders, experts, and executives in the Health and Human Services industry. Last week, we hosted Susan Dreyfus, CEO of the Alliance for Strong Families and Communities. Susan talked everything from the growth of Alliance to being recognized on NonProfit Time's…