Perspectives |  Business Expansion

Promoting Wellness with Elaine Welteroth: Tips for Yourself and Your Entire Workforce

Elaine Welteroth recently addressed attendees at the Virtual HR Summit, presented by BambooHR and Kazoo. Welteroth is the author of a new book titled “More than Enough” and she is also known for being a former editor-in-chief of Teen Vogue. Here are some main take-away points from Welteroth’s live Q&A. “Remember your why! Your work—serving […]

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Perspectives |  Payroll & Finance

Q4 2021 Trends: Factors Leading Toward Compensation Overhauls

Changes to the workplace due to the COVID-19 pandemic are still evolving, including a more recent trend this year—compensation. “March of 2020 was a pretty scary time. Sequoia issued a Black Swan memo and it seemed like the world was going to end. But—following a strong dip in April 2020, the markets later came back booming in […]

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Perspectives |  Business Expansion

HR Leaders: Build Next Level Employer Branding & Recruitment through Executive Presence

Trending in HR this year are new methods to boost a company’s reputation by elevating the presence of its leadership. J.T. O’Donnell, the CEO of Work it Daily, says to grow—and recruit top talent–HR leaders must now take a “conscious approach to help build leadership teams.” “HR created employer branding—now people are looking for it. […]

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Perspectives |  HR

Putting the “Human” Back into HR with Jason Averbook

A 2021 Top 100 HR Tech Influencer, Jason Averbook recently spoke at the HR Technology Conference in a keynote session titled, “After 18 Months of Disruption: Reinventing Organizational Purpose for the Future.” Have you ever wondered about what the one constant in human resources is? Globally recognized speaker and HR expert, Jason Averbook says the […]

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Perspectives |  Covid-19

HR Tech: Spotlight on Women in the Workplace

With reasons ranging from increased family obligations to mass layoffs, nearly three million women left the workplace at some point during the COVID-19 pandemic. In fact, in April 2020, nearly 60% of all initial 700,000 job eliminations in the U.S. were positions held by women. Because of these numbers, bringing women back into the workplace […]

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Perspectives |  Benefits & Rewards

COVID Benefits: Navigating the Best Solutions for Your Company’s Wellness Plan

As the delta COVID-19 variant sweeps the globe, and other variants of interest are being monitored, companies are quickly pivoting and changing policies, including benefits policies. Chavel Augustine, a Global Benefits Specialist with Papaya Global, discusses these difficult decisions being made by companies. Some corporations, including Delta Airlines, are beginning to implement increased health premiums […]

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Perspectives |  Benefits & Rewards

Unlimited PTO: A Sales Executive’s Perspective

It’s a growing trend, with companies like Netflix, GrubHub, and Hubspot offering unlimited PTO. But is unlimited vacation time really that beneficial for employees? As a sales executive, from my perspective—the answer is no. Don’t get me wrong. I appreciate the effort—and the offering, but for a lot of us, the ambiguity just doesn’t work. […]

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Perspectives |  Risk & Compliance

Immigration Trends to Watch: Midway through 2021

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are closely monitoring several immigration issues and potential changes to determine how immigration policies will evolve in the (hopefully) post-pandemic world. Here are some of my top predictions regarding immigration as we wait to see what changes will take place. Potential Increase in Protectionism With a multitude of countries […]

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Perspectives |  Technology

How Artificial Intelligence Can Help Humanize Your HR Department

When you think about artificial intelligence (AI), it’s not likely that you think of humanization. However, despite initial associations, more computerized technologies have a strong potential to help organizations across the globe feel more ‘human’. A recent study by PWC found 63% of consumers believe AI will help solve complex problems that plague modern societies. […]

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Perspectives |  Benefits & Rewards

Perspectives: Unmatched Value from Meeting In Person

Human connections, hybrid work, and remote work—three of the most hotly debated topic regarding the workforce today, especially as some companies continue to debate if—and/or when—employees should be required to return to an office. Also, will business travel to regional and global offices need to commence? Or will a Zoom meeting suffice? A Wall Street […]

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Perspectives |  Business Expansion

Perspectives: Joining a Unicorn Company During a Global Pandemic

In a survey of 30,000 people covering 30 countries  by Microsoft’s Work Trend Index, a whopping 40% say they plan to leave their current employer by the end of 2021.  Another survey, Prudential Financial’s Pulse of the American Worker’s Survey, conducted in March, found that one in four Americans want to leave their jobs as soon […]

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Perspectives |  Covid-19

The Future of Business Travel post COVID-19

The future of international air travel is literally up in the air, with different industry experts releasing a variety of predictions for post-pandemic rebounds. Delta Airlines currently forecasts that it will be 2023 before international travel resumes to 70 percent of pre-pandemic levels. The numbers are from customer surveys forecasts. For domestic travel, experts predict a quicker, […]

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Perspectives |  Business Expansion

Your Employer Brand: 8 Best Marketing Practices to Maximize Recruitment

Your company’s branding and positioning on job boards, social media, and your organization’s website could greatly impact the quality of talent your recruiting team attracts. A survey by LinkedIn Talent Solutions shows 72% of recruiting leaders worldwide agree the employer brand has a significant impact on hiring. Employee experiences – everything from hiring, onboarding, day-to-day […]

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Perspectives |  HR

What’s in a Number? Finding Your Most Effective HR-to-Employee Ratio 

The headcount of traditional employees versus members of the HR team varies by company, with success rates varying based on factors involving everything from industry to culture.  Bloomberg’s latest BNA’s HR and Analysis Report suggests having 1.4 full-time HR staff for every 100 employees. However, a ratio of one HR person per 500 employees isn’t […]

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Perspectives |  Business Expansion

My 5 Biggest Takeaways from Building a Factory in the US as an Expatriate

From recruiting to business culture, benefits, and payroll – Here is what I’ve learned about the U.S. system & culture Imagine this: sitting across a table full of experienced businessmen in South Carolina, I am the new CEO of a just opened bag-in-box factory (Aran Group), a woman, an expatriate in the US., and bald. […]

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Perspectives |  Covid-19

Work From ANYWHERE? Not. So. Fast.

The pandemic forced everyone inside in early 2020, and working remotely went from being an occasional perk to mandatory. Employers are now announcing that they will allow employees to work-from-anywhere. However, as lovely as that makes the employer sound, allowing employees to work-from-anywhere has major financial implications for both the employee and the employer. So […]

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Perspectives |  Business Expansion

4 Ways to Make Remote Recruiting More Personable

As we enter 2021, remote interviews will likely remain high in importance, as countries struggle to handle effects from the pandemic. With millions of companies navigating our rapidly changing global climate, here are some tips to achieve strongest results within virtual recruiting. Creative and Interactive Job Postings When preparing for the remote interview process, it […]

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