HR Best Practices
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Being a great manager can be challenging when everything is going right, and can be down right difficult when things are going wrong. Learning how to manage underperforming employees is a great skill to help you level up. By applying our simple, seven-step process, you’ll be on your way to management stardom.
Every year, employers will make decisions about which days to grant employees time off. A great starting point is to understand the federal holiday schedule. Federal holidays are days where government offices and banks are closed. Employers will often grant these days off to employees.
When it comes to new employee paperwork, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed. How can you know which documents are required to be signed and which are optional? How many forms should your new employees complete before they’re ready to work? What paperwork is the most important? All of these questions are answered as you dive into our new employee paperwork checklist.
It’s no secret that people are complicated. No two people are alike and everyone has their own unique preferences. These differences can make people management challenging. However, when you learn to R.E.A.D. people, you’ll immediately become a better manager and you’ll earn the trust of your team.
While many HR best practices are tried and tested principles that have been around for ages, some things are changing in the year 2021. The lingering effects of a global pandemic have and will continue to change the way we work. Read this list to get your company aligned with the best HR practices of 2021.
Writing a good rejection email is a key part of the candidate experience. Your hiring process is not complete if you aren’t keeping all your candidates in the loop. Use these four tricks to write rejection emails like some of the world’s best companies.
As remote work becomes more permanent, it’s important that you learn how to properly manage a remote team. Productivity, communication, performance evaluation, and employee happiness all become more difficult to maintain while working from home. Learn how to combat these challenges in order to build a productive remote culture.
Employees quit on their bosses, not their company. A good manager can be the difference between an employee staying at your company for six months or two years. It’s critical to invest in training and developing managers who value their direct reports. Here we break down six managerial mistakes that need to be avoided at all costs.
Hiring is hard. Not knowing the right questions to ask during the job interview makes it even harder. Because we know how difficult it can be to ask the right job interview questions, we took the time to put together a list of over 100 questions you can ask to find the right job candidate!
Although there is a mandated federal minimum wage, many states require employers to pay employees at different rates. If you run a business across state lines, or are just making sure you’re up-to-date with your local regulations, check out this complete list of minimum wage requirements in every state.
Writing a job description can be a challenge, but if you get it right you’ll attract hundreds of applicants. Learning to write clearly, strike a professional tone, use proper formatting, and optimize for readability will help you stand out from the competition.
Each one of us dreams of maximizing our potential and reaching peak performance. It doesn’t matter what profession we’re in, we’d all like to be the best we can be. In order to do this, we use tools to enhance our abilities. Companies like EddyHR make software tools for HR professionals to help them achieve more. We believe that every HR professional should use HR software.
Whether you’re at a company of 5 or 5,000, you should have an employee handbook. These handbooks help employees understand what they’re agreeing to when they come and work for your company. Writing a handbook isn’t easy, so we wanted to give you a headstart with this friendly guide on how to create an employee handbook.
The COVID-19 pandemic has created numerous challenges for businesses. Among the most pressing is the health and wellbeing of a workforce that has shifted to remote work. Employees are deprived of daily social interaction, and they’re working longer hours than ever before. We break down why companies should immediately begin focusing on employee health and share 7 ideas on how to improve the health and wellness of remote employees.