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How to Support Employee Mental Health and Avoid Startup Burnout

When it comes to finding the right job — and staying there — candidates are looking for a lot, especially in a virtual setting. Gone are the days where foosball tables and free snacks constituted benefits. Of course, we still love them, but there has to be more that matters. People are primarily looking to...
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...
recruiting talent
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The Importance of Recruiting Talent for Your Startup 

For any business, proper recruitment is essential. It ensures the company can attract and retain the best talent. That way, the organization will continue to grow and thrive. This can be a more complex task for startups due to less brand recognition. They may also spend more time and resources developing their product or service....
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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Professional Employer Organizations: 4 Reasons You Need One

With endless tasks popping up on any average day, entrepreneurial company leaders simply don't have time to do everything. That's why a professional employer organization, or PEO, may help you grow and stay complaint as you grow. A PEO is an outsourcing firm that provides comprehensive human resource and compliance  services to small- and medium-sized...
feedback culture
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5 Ways a Feedback Culture Will Benefit Your Business

Anyone reading this is likely aware that it’s getting tougher by the day to maintain a reliable and well-functioning workforce. The Great Resignation, as it’s called, has led to consequential human resource ruptures across almost every industry. And though the sheer number of people leaving one job for their next career stop is mind-boggling (for...
internal candidates
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9 Reasons Startups Should Hire Internal Candidates

Give one reason why a startup should hire internal candidates when looking to fill a new role? To help startups discover the benefits of internal hiring, we asked hiring managers and startup CEOs this question for their best insights. From maintaining a culture of collaboration to brand familiarity, there are  benefits to choosing internal candidates...
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...
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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....
benefits
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The New Era of Benefits: Work/Life Balance, Flexibility, and Purpose

A lot is changing about how we live and work as we emerge from the coronavirus pandemic. The office as we once knew it is going through a seismic shift. COVID-19 has shifted priorities for many workers who had to juggle priorities this last year, or who had a taste of a different lifestyle. Burnout...
strengths-awareness
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Hiring for Strengths-Awareness in the Great Reimagination of Work

This is the third blog in a three-part series on strengths-awareness from Purpose Jobs. Check out the first post on bringing your best self to work in an age of uncertainty and the second post on optimizing strengths for better work/life fulfillment. It's everywhere these days: the message that we are undergoing "The Great Resignation." Hiring today poses...
remote employees
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How to Monitor Your Remote Employees and Successfully Stay Compliant in 2021

One of the challenges employers are facing as employees continue to work remotely or begin to transition back to the office is the shift in managing employee progress and efficiencies. While working remotely is here to stay, the question now is, "How can employers monitor the behavior of their remote employees?" Whether some or all...
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Ask the Experts: Michael Spath, Shay Berman, and Greg Packer on StartupNation Radio

On this week's episode of StartupNation Radio, Jeff discusses small business funding before speaking with StartupNation's subject matter experts: Kapnick Insurance Group's Michael Spath, Digital Resource's Shay Berman, and AccessPoint's Greg Packer. Tune in to the full StartupNation Radio show with Spath, Berman and Packer to learn about small business funding and hear important small...
hybrid workplace
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How to Seamlessly Shift from Working Remotely to a Hybrid Workplace

As we transition back to pre-pandemic life, many companies will be deciding whether to return to a physical office full-time or adopt a more hybrid approach, splitting time between in-office and working remotely. And why not? There are many benefits to adopting a hybrid workplace model for both employer and employee. The hybrid workplace Businesses...
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...
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Ask the Experts: Meet Our 3 New Subject Matter Experts on StartupNation Radio

On this week's episode of StartupNation Radio, Jeff talks to StartupNation's new subject matter experts: Shay Berman of Digital Resource, Greg Packer of AccessPoint and Michael Spath of Kapnick Insurance Group. Tune in to the full StartupNation Radio show with Berman, Packer and Spath to learn more about our experts and their specialties: First up...
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...