Best Practices |  HR

Avoiding Imposter Unemployment Claims

Unemployment fraud is rising within the U.S. with $63 billion known dollars in improper unemployment claims made in 2020. A watchdog organization for the U.S. Department of Labor believes much of the fraud is coming from perpetrators, sometimes in other countries, who steal personal identity information on the dark web, and then flood state unemployment […]

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Best Practices |  HR

Benchmarks: Severance Pay

Nearly all businesses offer some form of severance pay to workers. Recently, 44% of 1,500 HR professionals polled by RiseSmart said their organization offers several benefits to all laid off workers – not just executives and senior managers. Importance for your Company Why offer severance pay? Leadership is likely to site the importance of promoting […]

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Interviews |  HR

Aligning Employee Wellness & People Practices During Difficult Times

Emily is the Founder of HRwired where she is reimagining the future of work. With work experiences at Guggenheim Capital (Financial Services), Square (FinTech), Mozilla (Internet), Speck (Consumer), and Marquette (Education), she has a 15 year career in People Ops with varied experiences partnering with founders and executives, scaling companies, IPO readiness, complex acquisitions and […]

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Interviews |  HR

Tackling the Global Challenges of Remote Work

Julie DeBuhr is the Senior Director of HR at 1Password, the world’s most-loved password manager. By combining industry-leading security and award-winning design, the company provides private, secure, and user-friendly password management to businesses and consumers globally. More than 70,000 business customers, including IBM, Slack, PagerDuty, Dropbox, and GitLab, trust 1Password as their enterprise password manager. […]

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Interviews |  HR

How Companies Win – Goal Setting Best Practices

Jeff Epstein is an Operating Partner at Bessemer Venture Partners, the world’s most experienced venture capital firm. With a portfolio of more than 200 companies, from seed stage to $100+ million in revenue, Bessemer helps visionary entrepreneurs lay strong foundations to create companies that matter, and supports them through every stage of their growth. The […]

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Interviews |  HR

Interview: Lisa Zaythik, Chief People Officer at AppsFlyer

Lisa Zaythik is the Chief People Officer at AppsFlyer. Prior to leading the People Operations department, she served as VP of Global Operations and Director of Marketing and Operations at AppsFlyer. Zaythik also has more than 15 years of experience in digital marketing.   AppsFlyer is known for being “people-based” and “customer obsessed.” When we started […]

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Best Practices |  Benefits & Rewards

Why a Global Benefits Policy Builds Strong Engagement

Creating a benefits package for prospective employees is not just about competing for top talent. It’s also about building corporate values and showing employees that the company truly cares about their well-being, in and out of work. In the past, global companies provided different benefits packages for every country in order to meet the local […]

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Best Practices |  HR

Best Practices for Remote Performance-Based Terminations

Terminating employees remotely is becoming more common as the number of remote workers increases. Firing an employee is never easy and is only further complicated when all parties are remote. However, with proper planning these conversations can have good, or even great, outcomes. As I shared in Remote Performance Management, communication amongst remote employees can […]

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Interviews |  HR

Interview: Shannon Hunter, Senior Regional Leader for Radio/TV at Cox Media Group

Shannon Hunter is the Senior Regional Leader for Radio/TV at Cox Media Group. Based out of Houston, Texas, and with almost 30 years of experience in human resources, she is experienced in multiple industries including Big Six Accounting Firms, along with consulting, banking, maritime, petrochemical manufacturing, education, education assessments, and broadcast media. A true HR […]

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Interviews |  HR

Interview: Nicole Hopkins, Director of People Operations at Webflow

How to support digital nomads and tackle the challenges of global scale Nicole Hopkins is the Director of People Operations at Webflow, a visual web development platform that allows people to design, build, and launch completely custom websites without writing code. Nicole leads a team of progressive people operations professionals. She and her team are […]

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Best Practices |  HR

Remote Performance Management

Managers can have a dramatic impact on the engagement and retention of their teams. Great managers do the work of inspiring their team, delegating effectively, and holding people accountable. Managers are also responsible for providing the team with feedback that helps them understand where they’re performing well and what they could do to be even […]

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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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Best Practices |  HR

Best Practices for Remote Onboarding

Employee onboarding is an essential process for new hire effectiveness and company growth. According to Glassdoor, organizations with a strong onboarding process improve new hire retention by 82% and productivity by over 70%. Top talent has an abundance of job opportunities in today’s job market, especially with the rise of remote work options, so it’s […]

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Best Practices |  HR

New Year’s Resolutions: Making Health & Wellness a Priority in your Workplace in 2021

The fresh start of a new year is upon us. As most work environments are drastically different than one year ago, now is a great time to rethink workforce strategies and make adaptations based on current, still evolving circumstances. Here are some cost-effective trends and ideas to prepare your global workforce for the next 12 […]

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