Spring is in full swing, and with it come some great new updates to EddyHR. We’re excited to release a handful of new features as well as some product updates to our customers.
Hiring a new employee is about finding the best person for the right job—but after you’ve picked the perfect hire, a mountain of paperwork stands between you and getting the new employee to work. Productivity comes after you’ve got all the proper new hire documents filled out and in place as part of the onboarding process.
An important part of keeping employees motivated, productive, and happy in their work is using incentives. What makes a good workplace incentive? Good incentives for work can depend on the unique company culture at your office, but ultimately incentives need to motivate and build morale. Incentives can also shape culture and build not only a productive workplace, but one that attracts and retains happy employees.
President Joe Biden recently signed the American Rescue Plan Act into law. This new round of economic stimulus in the wake of COVID19 affects businesses in a variety of ways. Learn more about what changed and what you need to know in 2021.
When it comes to unnecessary business expenses, employee turnover can be the most costly. Companies waste time and money every year trying to replace great employees who have left their organization. The best companies are taking steps to cut back on this expense by implementing strategies to prevent employee turnover. We’d like to share with you 11 proven ways to prevent or reduce turnover in your business.
The employee handbook is a valuable, yet often forgotten resource. A strong, well-written handbook can be an effective tool to set the tone for your company’s culture and work environment. Unfortunately, few companies place enough value on the creation and maintenance of this important document. This article will walk you through five easy ways to improve your handbook now and in the years to come.
As the world of business grows more complicated and more competitive, it’s never been more important to have great software tools at your disposal. HR SaaS companies are creating products and features that help HR professionals better manage their people, payroll, and HR processes. Learn how HR SaaS is changing the way businesses operate.
Hiring the right person for the right job is crucial for any growing business. But screening and evaluating candidates can take up a significant amount of time for an HR professional, especially if your company is hiring for several positions at once. Often, resumes alone aren’t a good enough guide for determining who to interview.
People management software sounds important, but what exactly does that mean? Does your business need it? What businesses benefit most? All these questions and more are answered as we dive into the fascinating world of people management software and determine what’s best for your company.
You want to attract the right people for the right job at your company—before the competition hires the best talent in the field. The hiring process, often involving recruiting, multiple screenings, assessments, and interviews, can take weeks or longer. An inefficient process may cause your company to lose out simply because candidates got another offer sooner. On the other hand, a poor hiring process can result in employees who are a poor fit for the culture or job requirements, causing expensive turnovers.
Personal finance starts with understanding your paycheck. Why is it less than I thought it’d be? What are all these deductions and withholdings? Understanding your pay stub and getting clear on the taxes and payroll deductions you face will prepare you for a better financial future.
Employee recognition programs are one of the driving forces of a successful employee culture. Recognizing an employee for their hard work decreases turnover and increases an employee’s loyalty and engagement. The world of employee recognition programs can be confusing and overwhelming, so we broke it down to help you understand what it takes to get a program up and running for your company.
A lot goes into running a successful small business. Along with a good idea and a quality product, you need a great team behind the business, making the operation run smoothly and taking care of the day-to-day work. An important part of that team is the human resources department. Why is human resources important? Your human resources team takes care of your other employees, working to create a productive environment where people feel valued and motivated to stay at the company and give their best work.
Employee engagement is one of the key metrics in the world of business. Without an engaged workforce, you run the risk of higher turnover, lower productivity, lower workplace satisfaction, lower customer satisfaction, and a drop in employee happiness. Getting engagement right changes all of this. Here are 8 ideas that actually work.
When considering whether or not to take a job, employees will weigh multiple factors. One of the most important? The company’s PTO plan. Without a great PTO plan in place, you not only risk missing out on top talent, but you also miss out on the unmistakable benefits of paid time off. It’s time to make paid time off a priority. We’ll walk you through the reasons why.
While working from home is nothing new, many companies are still struggling to help employees work from home productively. It’s important for employers and company leaders to recognize how they can most effectively help their employees. Here are 13 tips and tricks to make it happen.
Few things make a bigger difference in new hire onboarding than the creation of an onboarding packet. With an onboarding packet, you’re able to organize all your tasks, paperwork, and assignments and monitor it’s progress. We not only share the secrets behind what a good onboarding packet looks like, but we also provide a downloadable template for you to use and re-use as you go.
Company culture defines your workplace and can have a big influence on recruiting, productivity, and turnover. Your company’s culture will develop naturally, but your organization will benefit from investing in shaping that culture in a way that benefits your employees and your customers. This guide for how to improve company culture will help you get started.
Human resources leaders are playing a critical role in healthcare companies throughout the industry. HR’s ability to hire and train the right people, manage variable shifts and pay schedules, understand regulatory and legal compliance, and improve patient satisfaction, are making the department invaluable.
There are a variety of small business HR challenges that many companies face. These obstacles can prevent companies from reaching their potential if solutions aren’t found. EddyHR has built software to make the management of people, payroll, and HR processes in a small business easy. Read more to find out how.
The start of a new year is a great time to look toward the future. Each new year brings with it new ideas and trends in every field. What’s coming up for the human resources industry in 2021? Last year, no one could have predicted the COVID-19 global pandemic and the impact it would have on the workplace. Looking forward, HR 2021 trends will reflect the ongoing repercussions of the pandemic.
Few things can impact your business as positively as making a great hire. When you bring talented people into your company, you elevate your chances of building something successful. Eddy wants to make hiring great people easy. Here are 10 ways you can use Eddy to help improve and simplify your hiring process.
Have you ever wondered what some of the world’s best companies do to build their culture and enhance their employees’ experience? Well, we did the research and we’re excited to share the results. Take an in-depth look at companies like Patagonia, Basecamp, Hubspot, Zappos, and even EddyHR to learn how these companies are building their culture.
Reference checking is a key part of the hiring process. When done correctly, a reference check interview can reveal critical information about a job candidate. This article will help you understand what your goals for each interview should be and what questions you can ask to accomplish those goals.