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Managing Summer Paid Time Off

Managing Summer Paid Time Off

As summer approaches, managers can expect an influx of paid time off requests. Kids are out of school, the weather is warming up, and vacations sound better than ever. In order to prepare for the overload of requests, consider the steps outlined below. Policy Reminder Many organizations already have a paid time off policy in place. It’s important to remind…
Why Organizations Should Transition to a Unified HR System

Why Organizations Should Transition to a Unified HR System

Technology has revolutionized the way organizations operate. Processes that once took hours of manual labor are entirely automated, and can be completed within the quick and simple click of a button. Executives are now able to set their organization’s goals and productivity standards higher, allowing them to reach achievements they never thought possible. However, while technology is supposed to make…
Attracting Top Talent With an Effective HR Strategy

Attracting Top Talent With an Effective HR Strategy

The Health and Human Services industry has been on the rise for many years.  Last month, Deloitte University Press reported that employee growth in the industry has increased by 42% since the year 2000, a staunch contrast to the overall private sector’s employment growth of just 9.8%. The report concludes that the competition for highly skilled clinical staff is becoming…
Working Through EEO Reporting & the Affirmative Action Plan

Working Through EEO Reporting & the Affirmative Action Plan

Being an equal opportunity employer has become a top priority for many organizations, especially for those in the Health & Human Services industry. Maintaining compliance with rules and regulations is critical to ensuring funding, yet many organizations aren’t able to access the reports requested by their funders. This puts an organization at risk of maintaining compliance or providing accurate information.…
What is Position Control?

What is Position Control?

Position Control is one of the most elusive topics in Human Resources. The phrase gets thrown around at conferences and in meetings, yet for some reason, a very limited amount of information is available online. This leaves many people still asking, “ what is position control?” Putting It Simply To put it simply, Position Control is an HR software feature…
Why You Need a Structured Onboarding Process

Why You Need a Structured Onboarding Process

If you’re an HR professional, or have ever been involved in your organization’s recruiting process, you understand the frustration that comes along with hiring a new employee. Interviewing multiple candidates in quick succession can often be both physically and mentally draining. With that said, the real problems begin revealing themselves when it gets to the onboarding process. The way in…
<br>Effectively Managing the</br> Employee Lifecycle


Effectively Managing the
Employee Lifecycle

Like everything in life, the employee lifecycle has a beginning, middle, and an end. Each phase directly influences the next, from Recruitment to Onboarding, through Development and finally Departure. Effectively managing the employee lifecycle is no easy task for any organization. However, those that are better prepared for each stage can maximize their efforts to acquire, develop, and retain the…
The CEO Guide to Rethinking Your HR Strategy

The CEO Guide to Rethinking Your HR Strategy

The role of HR has significantly changed over the past few years as issues such as recruiting, retention, and employee engagement are growing in significance. Terms like company culture and employee happiness have risen to the top of the wish lists of employees all over the country, changing the way organizations approach their HR decisions. A recent study released by…
Becoming an Employer of Choice

Becoming an Employer of Choice

We have all listened with envy to the features and benefits of some of today’s most famous and coveted workplaces. From nap pods and gourmet food on the Google Campus, to small start-ups with trendy digs, beanbag chairs, and video games, it can be hard for traditional workplaces to attract and retain top talent. However, recently the more “old-school” organizations are…
Engaging Millennials in The Workplace

Engaging Millennials in The Workplace

In the modern workplace, there are a multitude of stigmas that stereotype millennials; self-absorbed, lazy, job hoppers, and the list goes on. However, these are exactly just that, stigmas. These assumptions are based on the fact that the new generation prefers to work in a different type of organizational culture than previous generations. Based on the aforementioned assumptions, millennials are…