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How an HCM system can improve HR productivity, part two: Onboarding

Posted on Mar 20, 2018 10:00:00 AM by John Duval

Read part 1: How HCM system can improve HR productivity: recruiting + hiring

As an HR manager, onboarding new employees means you’re responsible for creating the landscape for newcomers. You’re also setting the course for an organization to succeed and thrive. All that can feel like an arduous task. In a desperate attempt to manage the weight of your work, it may be tempting to pass some responsibilities off to the next busy middleman, or let them fall to the wayside altogether. It’s a story fraught with frustration and inefficiency.

Unfortunately, this inefficiency happens too often when management lacks established processes and the right technology, and instead rely on manual processes or outdated systems. In reality, there are solutions that don’t cost an arm and a leg. With a Human Capital Management (HCM) system, you can effectively manage the employee lifecycle from pre-hire to retire. As new hires enter the mix, it’s crucial to establish a sustainable onboarding experience that contributes to positive performance and productivity.

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How an HCM system can improve HR productivity: recruiting + hiring

Posted on Feb 27, 2018 10:00:00 AM by John Duval

You’ve probably noticed that the modern American workforce is changing. That may be partly due to shifting cultural priorities, technological innovations, and the addition of more contingent workers. But underlying those new factors is a drive to work faster without sacrificing quality. Nowadays, it’s critical to look for creative ways to meet needs while controlling costs and improving productivity.

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One Easy Way to Increase Employee Engagement

Posted on Oct 17, 2017 10:00:00 AM by John Duval


Company leaders are (rightly) preoccupied with the buzzy concept of “corporate culture” these days. While highly-funded tech companies provide splashy benefits packages, it can be tough for smaller organizations or companies in traditional industries to even think of how to compete.

But it turns out that wild getaway parties and beer taps aren’t the key to a healthy, thriving company culture. Your employees (particularly millennials and the newly-graduating Generation Z) aren’t looking for what you can give them; they’re looking for how they can help give back.

That’s why one of the strongest ways to improve your engagement and retention rates is also one of the simplest: providing volunteer opportunities in the workplace.

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Make Your Onboarding Process Even More Effective with the Right Technology

Posted on Dec 21, 2016 9:15:00 AM by John Duval

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Levels of Engagement: Getting the best out of your employees

Posted on Sep 7, 2016 9:30:00 AM by John Duval

Losing employees at a rapid clip is a massive drain on a company’s resources (read more on this topic here). It can also be a sign that there’s something really wrong with an organization internally. If exit interviews reveal that employees aren’t just leaving for greener pastures or personal growth opportunities, but because they’re burned out, bored or disgruntled, the cause may be a problem with engagement.

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How to Choose the Best Time and Attendance Software for Your Business

Posted on Oct 14, 2015 11:00:47 AM by John Duval

 
Shopping around for the right time and attendance software is no easy task. There are a lot of options—how do you know which is right for your business? Here are the six main things we recommend you consider when searching for the best time and attendance software for your business.
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How to Begin Successful Employee Onboarding From Day One

Posted on Sep 3, 2015 10:15:00 AM by John Duval

Imagine showing up to a party where you know absolutely no one.

Although you’ve been invited to the party, you had to do a lot to impress the hosts and earn that invitation. You’re excited to be there and jump in on the fun, but when you walk in the door everything is in full swing. No one notices you’re there—not even the person who sent out the evite. 

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8 Practices for a Productive Payroll Process

Posted on Aug 26, 2015 11:57:07 AM by John Duval

Pay day. A day to count down to and celebrate, right?

The anticipation, the joy, the money! 

While that’s true for most people, you’re responsible for the payroll process. To you, payday—the day you dread most—comes around all too often.

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