HR Trends

3 HR Processes Made Easier By Automation

Paperwork has long been considered a critical component of the HR industry. For years, even the most talented professionals in the sector spent hours approving, signing, and mailing forms as part of onboarding, training and scheduling processes. However, as technology…

Drones Are Coming. Here’s How to Be Ready

A new employee may be joining your workplace soon – the drone pilot. “Pilot” may seem like a grandiose name for someone who operates a gadget the size of a toaster, but the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) considers them pilots…

SMBs Say: Keep H-1B But Give Us a Share

On July 11, the Trump administration made another major change to U.S. immigration policy that impacts the nation’s small and midsize businesses (SMBs) when the President postponed implementation of the International Entrepreneur Rule until March 14, 2018. This decision comes…

Let’s Talk About Sex

Did the headline catch your attention? Were you curious and yet, just a little uncomfortable? That’s a point Candice Gottlieb-Clark hints at in her DisruptHR talk, appropriately titled “Let’s Talk About Sex.” How many words do we have for sexual…

Is Your Unlimited PTO For Real?

I’m part of the 2 percent. I work for the tiny fraction of U.S. companies that offer unlimited paid time off (PTO). That’s right, I get to watch The Price Is Right live as much as I want! Or something like that. Are you…

Why Pay Transparency Is Becoming a Best Practice

Ben Eubanks over at Lighthouse Research and Advisory has written a fascinating white paper on transparency. Transparency in Compensation: Trends and Best Practices, underwritten by salary.com, is a thoughtful and interesting discussion of the impact of different levels of transparency in the workplace – from…

Are You Training the Way People Want to Learn?

Traditional LMS solutions are failing to deliver because they can’t provide what your employees want. According to an Ipos poll, 30% of workers say they haven’t received any formal workplace training from their employer. Of the remaining employees who did…