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recruiter
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The Role of a Recruiter and HR in Small Business

You’ve launched your business and it’s humming along. Like most entrepreneurs, you wear plenty of hats, including chief human resources (HR) and recruitment officer. Here’s the problem, though: You can’t handle all your employee-related responsibilities forever. If you do, you could find yourself in trouble. The issue isn’t just that you’re going to spread yourself...
Multigenerational Workforces
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How Understanding Multigenerational Workforces Can Make You a Better Leader

Today’s workforce spans five generations: traditionalists, baby boomers and Generations X, Y and Z. Each generation comprises distinctive communication styles, motivations and approaches to work. By understanding each generation’s unique needs and how to support those needs, employers can better adapt to current and emerging generations. Plus, catering to the needs of multigenerational workforces will...
staffing challenges
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Hiring Trends to Counteract Today’s Staffing Challenges

The talent shortage remains the biggest challenge in 2022. Over 3% of workers leave their jobs voluntarily each month, making human resources the biggest constraint to economic growth this year. That being said, acknowledging hiring trends will help employers fulfill their talent acquisition demand as there will be significant growth in jobs and the need...
artificial intelligence
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How Artificial Intelligence Can Enhance the Employee Experience in HR

Artificial intelligence (AI) raises everything from fears of a takeover by machines to optimism that computers will solve some of humanity's toughest challenges. Still, it is fast becoming an important consideration for many business processes, and human resources (HR) is no different. HR departments are starting to deploy AI solutions to save costs, influence more...
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Overcoming The Hidden Risks of Becoming a Fully Remote Worker

Remote work, which was considered a bit outlandish just a few short years ago, has fast become the new normal. With 16% of companies in the world going 100% remote, the global remote workforce is only expected to rapidly grow by the decade’s end.  However, remote work comes with some rather daunting challenges as well....
hiring top talent
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HR Experts and Business Leaders Share Their #1 Tip for Hiring Top Talent

As you’ve probably encountered firsthand, hiring the right people can feel like an uphill battle. In fact, research from Glassdoor indicates that 76% of hiring decision makers say that attracting quality candidates is their number one challenge. While sourcing top talent can be challenging, there are certain things you can do to increase your success...
remote work compliance
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Tips to Help Employers Resolve Remote Work Compliance Challenges

Remote workplaces have offered employees many benefits and revolutionized the way businesses operate. However, there are still many challenges employers face, especially when it comes to compliance in a remote space. The lack of face time with your employees can cause significant concern for company protection, restrictions and limitations on employee coverage and maintaining compliance...
hiring remote employees
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Crucial Steps When You Hire First Employees for Your Remote Business

Are you the one-person show behind a thriving virtual business? If so, you likely handle all of your company’s sales outreach, customer service inquiries, order fulfillment, social media marketing, budgeting … and the list goes on. Are you overwhelmed by all of the daily tasks you need to do to keep your enterprise running smoothly?...
empathetic company culture
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Attract Talent by Creating an Empathetic Company Culture

Each new generation brings something different to the table and tries hard to paint the social norms in their colors. Nowadays, it’s millennials' turn to make the world a better place and they truly managed to bring some extremely sensitive issues under the spotlight.  Let’s take the workplace as an example. What used to be...
StartupNation Radio feature
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Ask the Experts on StartupNation Radio: Greg Packer on the Importance of Following the Rules

On this week's episode of StartupNation Radio, Jeff Sloan talks with AccessPoint's Greg Packer about how cutting corners can hurt your long-term success. Tune in to the StartupNation Radio show with Packer to learn more: Greg Packer is the president of AccessPoint, a business that provides human resource services. He is StartupNation's human resources expert....
employee engagement
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Employee Engagement: 7 Trends to Secure Your Workforce Beyond 2022

Your employees are at the heart of what makes your business function, so you want to retain the top talent. To grow your company further and stave off the competition, you need to ensure you have employees on board who represent your business commitments and values. In order to secure your workforce beyond 2022, there...
employee appreciation
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4 Ways to Boost Employee Appreciation and Create a Stronger Company Culture

At 87% of recognition programs, years of service is the most common form of employee recognition. However, employee appreciation can be delivered in various ways. While years of service is not a bad way to recognize and demonstrate employee appreciation, 58% of employees believe receiving recognition from leaders would improve their engagement. Additionally, companies experience 31% lower...
Professional Employer Organization
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How a Professional Employer Organization Can Help Your Startup

Starting a business is no easy task. The range of possibilities for new opportunities in today’s modern world is staggering, particularly with the presence of consistently evolving technology. Small business owners are constantly under pressure to achieve short term goals as well as attract and retain valuable team members to grow efficiently and make their...
hiring options
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4 Flexible and Remote Hiring Options for Startup Founders

The COVID-19 pandemic has significantly disrupted the way we work. From managing cash flow to adjusting email marketing, many entrepreneurs and small business owners have had to find new ways to adapt to this changing environment. And while many people have lost their jobs because of COVID-19 related shutdowns, some entrepreneurs are still trying to...
dress codes
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How Do Productivity and Dress Codes Relate at the Office?

As office dress codes have changed over the decades, Human Resource professionals have been given the responsibility to align dress code rules with social and political norms. Throughout the evolution of workplace dress codes, HR professionals have been able to identify a steady increase in workplace satisfaction and productivity due to more relaxed dress codes....
work-life balance
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What Work-Life Balance? It’s About Culture, Planning and Execution

In the last decade, the level of happiness in America has dropped significantly. The latest United Nations’ World Happiness Report ranks 156 countries, wherein the U.S. fell to the 18th spot, having ranked third a decade ago. One of the strongest contributing factors to each country’s place on the list is work-life balance. As technology...
HR
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6 Reasons Your Small Business Should Embrace Online HR Software

If someone was to watch you run your business, what would they see? An entrepreneur scrambling to keep up, buried in a mountain of paperwork and putting out fires as they erupt? Or a business with clear, organized processes, relying on simple online software to get things done quickly and efficiently? The choice is yours....
team
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5 Ways to Assemble a Super Team for Your Up-and-Coming Startup

Startups need more than just a great idea to succeed; they need the right people to bring the company to life. In my own entrepreneurial experiences, I’ve seen how being able to bring together a team of talented individuals can make all the difference for an up-and-coming startup. Of course, finding the talented, passionate people...
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Top 5 ways to deal with employee stress

Don't Wait! Deal with employee stress NOW! News that one in five workers will suffer from a mental illness at some point, according to the OECD, means employers and HR managers must be more vigilant than ever about spotting the first signs of stress in a worker. Red flag behaviours that all is not well,...