Forging a feedback culture

Stop waiting, start asking: Forging a feedback culture

Unless you’ve been living the exception, “The Great Re-Evaluation” continues to pose some critical challenges to organizations wondering how to stem the tide and ensure they keep their talent close and committed. Many are focused on how to create a clear and compelling cultural narrative, doubling down on themes like how to become more adaptive and innovative.

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Top 5 employee onboarding templates

So you’ve finalized your exciting new hire. You’ve been through the rough and rigorous hiring process and experienced some ups and downs. But now everything is finally falling into place.  But wait, the hiring process doesn’t stop here. There’s a connecting road ahead to onboard this new employee.  As HR leaders, you will be fully aware of how properly onboarding a new employee is key to making sure that they start off on the right foot, and to ensuring their continued success.  But first things first, what exactly is onboarding? …

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Employee offboarding checklist and template

All good things come to an end.  There will inevitably come a time in the course of business when an employer and employee part ways. Whether it’s a mutual shake of the hand and a wish of good luck or otherwise, it’s always best to say farewell in the best way possible.  Offboarding employees can be a tricky process. But instead of saying goodbye, we like to think that in most cases, it may be more pertinent to borrow the German phrase auf wiedersehen, as this can be loosely translated…

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All the essentials: Employee handbook template

Your employee handbook is the bible of your business. It’s the document that outlines your culture, your mission, your policies, and your expectations. Essentially everything that makes you, you.  This is why creating the perfect employee handbook is such an important task. No matter the size of your company, having a well-written, structured handbook is key.  With this in mind, we’ve drawn up an outline for the ultimate employee handbook. We’ve given you the structure of what should be in an effective employee handbook so that you can have the…

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HR career moves: How CHROs’ competencies pave the way to CEO

HR career moves: How CHROs’ competencies pave the way to CEO

As experts in people (attracting, retaining, organizing, developing, supporting, and engaging), CHROs are integral executives who can ensure that a business continues to run, even in times of crisis. It’s time for the C-suite to understand what HR can deliver and what they can expect from these essential members of the C-team.

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Reshape your review cycles: Performance review templates

There is always room for improvement, no matter what. It’s a classic saying that has been passed down through the ages as a gentle reminder that nobody is perfect—as much as we may like to hope or believe that we might be the one to defy the rule.  Being open to criticism or feedback can be difficult. But in the working world, performance reviews are an invaluable resource for HR professionals, as well as managers and employees. Whether it’s peer to peer, manager to employee, or employee to manager, there’s…

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Employee experience vs. work experience

The modern HR leader’s guide to employee experience vs. work experience

As you examine employee experience and work experience, it’s essential to understand the distinctions between the two.

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Payroll metrics

The payroll metrics that matter most

Payroll is time-consuming, and no two payroll cycles are the same. One thing is clear: HR and payroll both require the best delivery methods possible.

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ATS and HRIS: Winning the race for talent

The job market in 2022 is a fierce race.  Talent is scarce and job opportunities are aplenty—making the competition for recruitment a constant struggle, no matter what size your business is. This is especially due to the fact that executive leadership’s goals are based around growth, and growth is so closely tied to recruitment. But businesses need to do much more than simply bring in talent. They need to bring in the right talent. They need to be able to bring in someone who will not only make an impact…

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Buyers guide for HRIS and modern HR

Buyer’s guide for HRIS

Choose the right HRIS for your needs Change is at the forefront of every company today. As HR leaders, you’re at the epi-center of this transformation as you deal with a post-pandemic workforce demanding a new world of work.  You need to balance traditional business processes (compensation, performance management, payroll) with new employee experiences (culture, communications, comradery) and connect everything to a global workforce working remotely, hybrid, or in-office.  That’s where modern HR tech (HRIS) comes in. Today's best possible platforms will boost traditional core HR functionality with automation and…

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How to become a modern HR leader

Taking the next step for modern HR leaders The world of HR is changing.  As the business world grows and evolves, the role that HR plays in the modern workplace is  evolving with it. Gone are the days of a human resources team that was thought to focus solely on data administration—the modern HR professional is so much more.  “HR must think like product managers! Become as connected to the commercials and strategic direction of the business as possible.” Jessica Zwann, Chief Operating Officer of Whereby HR has always had…

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How does HRIS enhance the HR and managers' partnership?

Removing the barriers: Building the HR and manager partnership

Managers and HR professionals are all adjusting to extreme workplace changes that stem from the results of the pandemic and the Great Resignation. In the face of this evolving future of work, it’s time for these two roles to tap into the power of collaboration and partnership.

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Building employee and manager empowerment: one-one-one meeting templates

At the heart of any successful business is a clear and strong understanding of the importance of communication. One-on-one meetings between managers and their employees have always been an important part of working in a team. They help to align expectations and develop and keep a strong, open line of communication. But with remote and hybrid workplaces becoming more and more commonplace, there are far fewer face-to-face interactions. This has made these meetings all the more crucial. While one-on-one meetings are arguably best held in person, they can still be…

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Full-stack compensation strategy

How to attract and retain top talent using a full-stack compensation strategy

Introduction Companies today are suddenly thinking very differently about compensation. If they want to succeed, they need to adopt a people-centric culture and recruitment strategy that puts competitive compensation packages front and center.  Between the Great Resignation and a tumultuous global economy, a combination of macro and micro factors has made compensation a key strategic issue for companies around the world. One thing is for sure: For all the technological innovations benefiting modern businesses, companies can’t hit their financial and strategic objectives without great people and the talent they bring…

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A guide to creating the ideal HR tech stack

For two years, the pandemic has dominated the news, the business world, and almost every area of life. Now, people and organizations are looking beyond to what’s coming next. And that includes HR professionals. So, what does the future hold? We expect several key changes to become even more entrenched in the coming years: The career progression of people from under-represented backgrounds tends to stall in mid-level and senior leadership roles. With 36 percent of HR leaders lacking accountability tools for DE&I outcomes, it’s incredibly difficult to track and effect…

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