Did you realize that the economic impact from the COVID-19 crisis is predicted to reduce the gross domestic product by nearly 3% in the United States? The negative impact this global pandemic has caused will take years to repair. If you are currently laid off or out of work as a result of this pandemic, your main goal should be preparing for life after COVID-19.
Putting together a resume isn't always easy. There are a lot of factors to consider: modern trends, showcasing your skills in the best light, including everything that needs to be included, and so on. These factors spark a significant amount of debate about best practices.
The more people that you work with, the more obvious it becomes there are lots of workers who just aren’t tech savvy.
Some people are able to learn new systems instantly and diagnose and fix their own tech issues. Other people aren’t even comfortable converting a Word doc to a PDF.
And that can be a big problem, especially if you’re about to implement some new tech.
If you’re struggling with team members whose tech skills aren’t up to snuff, you’re not alone. It can be frustrating, but there are some ways to deal with it.
Here are five tips to get your workforce tech savvy:
Running a business consists of thousands of little steps every day. There are many tiny tasks that make up the overall organization to keep things moving forward. Payroll is an important one.
Like many areas of business operations, technology is changing how businesses process payroll. This change not only stems from the pertinent technology developments regarding how payroll is processed, but also how said technology is changing the world as a whole. More businesses are abandoning the traditional 9-5 salaried worker model and using remote capabilities.
With that in mind, here are four payroll trends that prove that the future is happening now:
It’s incredible how much the role of HR employees has changed as of late. If you work in Human Resources, you’ve probably already started to notice the changes.
If you want to keep up with the changes and improvements, you’ll need to prepare. You’ll have to sharpen up your skills and spend some time learning new technologies.
Let’s take a look at five specific changes that will rock the HR world, and discuss how they’ll affect your career.
Opinions and sentiments of the mass media and the general public about millennials are for some reason highly polarized.
Even when you try to google them, you’ll get a wide range of suggestions, starting from “millennials are lazy, narcissistic, broke, or even the worst” all the way to “millennials are hard working.”
You’re probably scratching your head worrying over the fact that you’ll have to hire those notorious job hoppers whose turnover costs the U.S. economy $30.5 billion annually.
The truth is that Generation Y has been much-maligned based on a number of generalizations and stereotypes.
Looking for a team-building activity that everyone can enjoy? Board games might be just the ticket. Not only are they entertaining, but if you utilize them properly, they can vastly enhance your workplace, helping your employees better-enjoy one another’s company and improving a wide range of skills. Here’s why.
What do you think of when someone mentions ‘Dungeons & Dragons?’
Shopping is a popular pastime. A lot of people like to shop. But when you’re shopping for a new HRMS, the process of deciding exactly which system is right for your organization can quickly get bogged down in the details: whether to opt for on-premises or in the cloud, deciding on self-service functionality, ensuring mobile access, to payroll or not to payroll, the list can seem endless and any help is welcome. When you combine this with the fact you’ll be spending, on average, $6,125 per user of your system according to the latest HRIS research, you want to be sure you’re making the right decision. With that in mind, here are three key tips for planning your HRMS selection.
The workplace and general office environment, whether we are aware of it or not, is always changing. New policies come into vogue and both political and social movements force either welcome or unwelcome change upon employees and owners alike, and HR specialists need to adapt to the demands and requests of a constantly changing staff.
There are a lot of benefits to having a strong company culture. Employees who work well together and feel like a member of a trusted team tend to be more productive and engaged at work. Leadership skills within strong company cultures are more developed than in companies who lack this valuable asset. All of this culminates into better revenue for a business.
To create a great company culture, you need to hire the right people for your team. Somehow, this effort seems to be more easily said than done and hiring mistakes are made frequently. Here are some of the common hiring mistakes to avoid.