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In business, we often hear that employees are a company’s most value asset, competitive advantage, or a market differentiator. When true, this statement reflects the investment made by the employer in creating this value, including who the company hires, the culture of the organization, their...

Leading companies today work hard to deliver superior experiences to prospects and clients. Certainly, customer experience is the life-blood of any organization. But do those same organizations deliver engaging and fulfilling experiences to their employees, who are a key ingredient to their success? Perhaps not....

For employers, success is inevitably and directly tied to your people… or the caliber of talent you can both attract and retain as an organization. And because top performers often prefer to work with other top performers, the types of employees you hire today can...

Most businesses benefit from a number of critical resources to create their competitive market advantages. Although various technologies, products and resources contribute tremendous value to the business, most often it’s the talented people employers attract, hire and develop (from the CEO on down) that have...

A recent study reports that 64 percent of American adults own a smartphone. It has become a vital part of everyday life and business transactions. Is your organization leveraging this resource? For employers, your HR and workforce data is highly valuable. In particular, for the purposes of...

In very simplistic terms, time theft occurs when an employee receives pay for time they have not worked. But time theft occurs in many ways with varying levels of intent, severity, and financial cost. For employers with employees compensated hourly (non-exempt), time theft costs employers...

Is HR a competitive advantage for your organization? Perhaps you’ve never thought of HR as a competitive advantage… or disadvantage for that matter. That question may strike some as unusual. For many years and organizations, HR has merely been a list of administrative tasks or...

  “Workforce management software” (WFM) is a term used commonly in the HR industry to describe a single or set of software solutions that enable employers to efficiently plan, track, and analyze workforce operations related to employee scheduling, time management, and leave management. Although the term...

  Following the state of Connecticut, California was the second state in the nation to mandate paid sick leave. It became effective on July 1st, 2015 as part of the Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Family Act of 2014. The state requirement for Sick Leave, generally stated, is...