Bullet Train Hyperautomating Workforce Management

Hyperautomate workforce management with HR tech

Workforce management approaches closely resemble those of human resource management (HRM). While HRM focuses on investing in the entire employee lifecycle, WFM focuses on productivity. The goals of WFM are to improve communication, resource use, and work products in ways that enhance productivity while also boosting employee engagement.

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Global Hiring Strategy

Prioritizing a global hiring strategy: How it can build your team’s resilience

One of the keys to achieving an effective global recruitment strategy is to embrace the digital tools that have become commonplace in the world of work.

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What is a merit increase?

A merit increase is a salary raise granted to an employee for outstanding work performance or achievements. Eligibility for a merit increase is based on a company’s budget, internal criteria, merit metrics system, and the employee’s value in the job market.

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Personalized Onboarding Experiences Make a Difference

First impressions count! How Bob creates personalized onboarding experiences new hires won’t forget.

Providing your people with a successful onboarding experience is essential for employee satisfaction and retention, as research by the Brandon Hall Group shows. In fact, they found that organizations with a strong onboarding process increase their retention of new hires by 82 percent and productivity by an incredible 70 percent.

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Dynamic Workforce Planning Strategies

Dynamic workforce planning strategies for market ups and downs

Traditionally, companies have employed workforce planning and talent management during market downturns as part of workforce reduction strategies. But in today’s unpredictable economy, HR leaders need to be prepared for sudden, overnight growth as much as for downsizing—especially in the tech industry. The key is to build dynamic workforce plans you can apply to various situations.

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What is compensation management?

Compensation management is the process of managing analyzing and determining the salary, incentives, and benefits each employee receives.

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Employee turnover

What is employee turnover?

Employee turnover is an HR metric that measures the rate at which employees leave their jobs, voluntarily or involuntarily, over a specific duration of time.

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4 techniques for building an authentic remote culture

4 remote leadership techniques for building cultures of authenticity and empathy

Trying to come up with the next generation's ping-pong table is overthinking it. At the core, building a great culture is about creating a space where people can genuinely connect with each other. The conversations people have are the essence of strong, healthy cultures, whether people sit next to each other or talk through a Zoom screen.

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Seasonal employment

What is seasonal employment?

Seasonal employment is a type of temporary employment in which the person works during certain times of the year. It is typically part-time, but there are also full-time, seasonal positions. Businesses that open only during certain parts of the year, like summer camps, hire seasonal employees. Other examples of companies that hire seasonal employees are those that need extra help during peak times, such as the holiday season.

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Gross wages

What are gross wages?

Gross wages refer to the amount of money earned before taxes are withheld from a paycheck and are the monthly salary people agree to when accepting a job. On a pay stub, gross wages are at the bottom of the page—usually in a larger font.

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How to stand out on compensation and benefits

In today’s competitive workforce environment, a good compensation and benefits package goes far beyond what appears on someone’s payslip.

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Time in lieu

What is time in lieu?

Time in lieu, also referred to as time off in lieu or TOIL, is when a person takes time off as an alternative to pay for overtime hours. It is a specific type of benefit employers can offer, creating a more flexible workforce.

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Leased employees

What are leased employees?

Leased employees are people who receive compensation from a staffing agency to perform work for a recipient company. Recipient companies generally bring in leased employees to fulfill a temporary position or complete a specific project.

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One-on-one meetings

How to optimize one-on-one meetings for your remote teams

One-on-one meetings are a dedicated, recurring time block on the calendar that opens up a space for managers and their team members to have honest, open-ended conversations. While many professionals prefer remote and hybrid work, the loss of face-to-face meetings has challenged interpersonal relationships.

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HR and hiring manager A-team

Collaboration is key: HR, hiring managers, and optimizing your recruitment strategy

Your recruitment and retention strategy is one of those projects. It requires regular input from recruiters, hiring managers, and HR team members searching for professionals who don’t just have the right skill set for the job but who also fit your company culture.

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