For years, HR leaders have been focused on how to attract, retain, and engage a multi-generational workforce, and just when HR thinks they have it all figured out, HR is hit with yet another unprecedented challenge.
PeopleGuru is excited to announce that we have officially become an alliance and integration partner with eQuest, the world’s largest job posting distribution company.
HR comes with many different responsibilities. Between recruiting, training, employee engagement, terminations, payroll, and benefits, HR can be a very high pressure profession. If you ever feel like you’re being pulled in a million different directions, don’t worry- you’re not alone.
For all of those hard working HR professionals out there, we hope to brighten your day with these 10 relatable HR GIFs:
The contingent workforce now makes up 34% of the U.S. workforce and is expected to grow as people ditch the 9-5 desk jobs and shift towards this “on-demand” economy.
Technology has made it simple for people to connect and search for part-time jobs that best align with their specific skill set and passions while offering flexibility to their work schedules.
This latest workforce trend will impact that way in which organizations manage its people and will ultimately call on the HR department to revisit its overall people strategy to ensure that they're not missing out on any opportunities. Check out our infographic below:
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.
We may be far from a Terminator/Skynet future, but developments in artificial intelligence have prompted the latest round of concern about how technology will put us all out of work. Which is why it’s refreshing to see a range of articles in the press – including The Guardian, Business Insider, and CNBC – stating that robots may take our jobs but they’ll also create new ones.
Although the percentage of American adults that smoke has dropped significantly from 20.9% in 2005 to 15.5% in 2016, smoking-related illnesses are still costing businesses more than $156 billion in lost productivity each year.
The awareness on the negative effects of smoking has drastically increased over the past decade. As a result, many organizations have taken action like creating designated smoking areas, enforcing a smoking distance from the building, and even so much as to becoming a completely tobacco free campus in order to promote a healthy working environment.
Multi-generational, virtual, and global workforces have added a new layer of complexity to the traditional functions of HR, Payroll, Benefits, and Talent Management. Attempting to manage all of these functions via disparate solutions is proving to be a major challenge for HR leaders, yet many organizations still operate off of 3-4 systems.
In response to the SMB client driving up the demand for a single system of record for all things HR, both traditional service bureaus and HR technology vendors began developing and promoting an all-in-one, unified, single HCM platform.
In early 2018, the IRS took the first step to reflect the Tax Cuts and Job Act by releasing the new withholding tables. PeopleGuru implemented the 2018 Withholding Calculations immediately following the release that reflected in payroll as early as Saturday, January 13, 2018.