Article | February 11, 2020
While no HR professional has a crystal ball, it is possible to fairly anticipate what an effective organization might look like in the years to come. And one consistent theme is the importance of employee development. That’s why we wanted to kick off a new year of HR Break Room™ by sitting down with one of our favorite recurring guests, Dickens Aubourg, Paycom’s director of client learning, to discuss his thoughts on the current state of workplace learning and development and what to expect in the new decade. Here are three takeaways from that episode.
Article | April 21, 2020
Unfortunately, workplace injuries occur every day, costing employees and employers valuable time and money. Lost time injuries can harm employees, as well as employers. Employees may experience long term health issues and lose the ability to earn a living. Employers may experience significant financial consequences and earn a reputation for unsafe working conditions. Every employee must follow the safety measures put in place to ensure the safety of themselves and their co-workers. Statistics show, workplace injuries spike when employees and employers don't adhere to the necessary safety procedures.
Article | April 3, 2020
Small businesses often have to compete against bigger companies who can offer candidates better benefits and higher compensation. This means that small businesses have to innovate in order to compete. Whether it’s company culture, diversity, or purpose, it’s imperative to find something that sets you apart from the corporations. Ten small business HR professionals share innovative talent acquisition strategies they’ve employed to attract great people.
Article | August 10, 2020
With the requirement for many of us to work from home it seems that life as we know it has morphed into one long, never-ending Zoom-Skype-WebEx-Hangout-Meet video fest. During the last few months I’ve attended great virtual meetings and, unfortunately, quite a few that, well to be honest, sucked.
Personally, I’ve gone from zero to hero[ine] regarding Zoom functionality, with multiscreen displays, two camera angles, shared whiteboards, breakout rooms, etc. You name it, my team and I are exploiting technology to ensure our events are interactive, fun, and more importantly impactful.