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What HR Teams Need to Know About Productivity Monitoring

Even before the pandemic, remote work was trending upward. From 2017 to 2018, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics found that 28.8 percent of college graduates were working from home for all or some of the work week. After COVID-19, that percentage has skyrocketed—roughly two-thirds of the ...

Should Your Company Keep Its Telework Option?

Across America, states, cities and counties are gradually easing stay-at-home orders and expanding the industries that can now reopen their doors or return to work on premises. After months of teleworking, many employees will soon find themselves able to return to the office: it’s just that not ...

Key Tips for Conducting Virtual Interviews

When quarantine officially came into effect, thousands of businesses with no remote work policy in place scrambled to piece together teleworking procedures robust enough to handle the complications of COVID-19. For many it was a learning process, a time of continual adjustment to find the right ...

4 Self-Care Tips For Working From Home

The shift from traditional office environments to telework hasn’t just put a strain on businesses unaccustomed to remote work—it’s a major adjustment for employees as well. Current circumstances aside, working from home already presents new challenges that typical commuters may find themselves ...

Using the Power of Predictive Analytics

How does your HR department make key decisions? Your personal experience? Cold, hard data? An educated guess? Gut feeling? All of the above?  Making major HR decisions is difficult. There are countless dependencies and variables, especially when you’re unsure what the future holds. That’s why ...

Aligning with the C-Suite Agenda

If your CEO’s Gmail calendar looks more like a colorful bar graph than a few simple meetings, it can be difficult to capture and retain their attention. Your “C-suite” (CIOs, CEOs, CTOs, CMOs, CFOs, etc.) have a lot of responsibility placed on their shoulders and are likely involved in many key ...

The Three Key Phrases for a Smarter Adoption of AI

Like so many other rapidly modernizing professions, HR is undergoing a massive transformation from the advent of AI-assisted technology. When used properly, machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) can be a powerful and valuable assistant, one that can automate tedious and ...

A Recession in 2020? Here’s What the Experts Say, and How You Can Prep for It

With the upcoming decade bringing new benefit opportunities, open enrollment, and brand new positions, the future looks bright for businesses of every size and sector. But as the world looks to 2020 and beyond, some finance experts say the next decade won’t be all smooth sailing.  While ...

How to Handle Pay-History Inquiries – The Right Way

We’ve all been there. You’ve gotten deep into the job interview process, and then you’re face-to-face with the awkward question: would you share your previous salary? Whether the question rears its head in a digital application or during initial in-persons, none of us like answering it. Many ...

Expansion of the Remote Workforce

According to one Cision study, more than 50% of the working works from home at least half of the week. Remote work is exploding in popularity, expanding by 91% over the last ten years and 159% over the last 12 years. Thanks to ever-evolving digital and cloud-based technology, employees can ...