Technological disruption is not seen as favorable to workers in most industries. Although change is sometimes overwhelming, it is necessary, and most of all, change in the use of technology is constant. We’ve seen the rise of technological disruption in past decades, and we’ve found ways to overcome these changes. The only thing that’s different now is the speed of change.
It is undeniable that our surroundings can significantly affect the way we feel. That is precisely why it is of the utmost importance that businesses start investing more effort into making their offices more pleasant to spend time in. While it is true that modern-day office designs are miles away from the once-popular cubicles, there still is a lot of room for improvement.
That being said, here are some of the ways you can change your office design, and thus improve the overall atmosphere and mood of your employees.
If you think that just because your organization is small in size, it is not generating a considerable amount of payroll data every year, then get your basics right! Every organization's goals, regardless of its size, is to increase productivity and revenue. To achieve these goals, you need to take some burden off your employees to allow them to invest their attention in the creative fields of your business by entrusting a Payroll Management System to manage cumbersome payroll administrative and compliance tasks.
Working remotely used to be an option for companies that wanted to onboard diverse talent. Now, the practice is mainstream, and nearly everyone is familiar with logging into their company’s system via a virtual private network.
This new virtual work environment has impacted training. Currently, all team members must be trained online regardless of whether they are down the street or across the country.
Developing a training program that satisfies your company’s productivity goals helps employees to grow professionally and maintains organizational culture is a challenge.
Here are four key points to consider when developing effective training programs for teams that are in different locations.
Dear Guru Clients,
As 2020 comes to a close, I want to express my gratitude to you for trusting PeopleGuru as your HCM and payroll partner.
I’d be remiss if I didn’t mention how proud I am of our essential workers that produced checks, ACH, and taxes without interruption and on-time while navigating lockdowns and restrictions.
I was amazed to see how well we worked with your team to support your unique pandemic challenges. We made COVID compliance a priority to be sure our clients could take immediate advantage of COVID credits and government loans.
Running a business isn’t easy. From figuring out how to get your idea off the ground, to remaining competitive in your market and continuing to push your company to the next level, you may be feeling a strain on your resources. Many businesses that are just starting out or are only a few years old strive to handle nearly every business-management responsibility in house with a small, but dedicated team; however, this can prove to be a detriment to your company.
Holiday gatherings are a great way for employees to connect, relax, and celebrate a year’s accomplishments. However, holiday celebrations are very likely to look a bit different this year.
2020 has tested our ability to adapt, and shown us that innovation is our greatest strength. So as 45% of organizations remain unsure, yet hopeful, on holiday celebrations, HR leaders are channeling their inner creativity on ways to keep the holiday spirit alive, build comradery, and reward their people while adhering to social distancing and other safety protocols.
Hiring new employees is no easy feat. You have to take into account a candidate’s background, from their work experiences to their soft and hard skills. However, there’s one part of a resume that’s often up for debate: whether or not an applicant has a college degree.
Is this something that you should require when you are looking at someone’s credentials? With that in mind, this article aims to shed some light on the discussion.
The year 2020 has been anything but easy in the recruitment world. With so many businesses coming to a halt and adjusting to a sudden shift to remote work, recruiters are scrambling to find balance between employee health and talent acquisition requirements.
A 2016 study showed that 96% of organizations reported they were undergoing business transformation, but only 47% expected sustainable value from those changes. In fact, 70% of change efforts fail entirely.
The primary reason is that employees resist change. The fact that change is so constant leads to fatigue when yet another initiative is announced. On top of that, people fear losing privileges, relationships, and even their jobs when organizations shift.
You know that your organization has to change frequently to stay up-to-date with the latest business best practices, corporate technology, and more. The good news is that HR can do a lot to help employees adapt to organizational shifts and embrace new ways of working.
Here are steps you can take to help your next organizational transition go smoothly.