Category: Strategic HR

Employee feedback, compliance, government forms, leave policies, recruiting: the list of tasks that an HR professional have to perform is nearly endless. Just as important as any one task is how professionals put them all together into a united front. Welcome to the Strategic HR topic.

Millennials: Happy at Work, But Still Looking for Another Job

Every employee faces this question at some point—should I stay here or should I go? A new study has found that with Millennials, it may come up more often. Even with 86% of Millennials surveyed stating they are happy where they currently work, nearly half (49%) are either actively looking or open to a new […]

2016 is the Year for Recruitment Marketing, says New Report

To keep up with today’s technology-savvy job seekers, modern recruiting professionals are using recruitment marketing tools to proactively attract and engage passive candidates and build “pools” of talent for future hiring needs. Recruitment marketing has increasingly become a core competency of talent acquisition. To keep up with today’s consumer minded job seekers, modern recruiting professionals […]

Student Loan Holders Would Greatly Value Employer Assistance

A new survey has found that many student loan borrowers in the U.S. would prefer to work for a company that offers student loan management help as part of their benefits package. The survey was conducted among 1,000 individuals with student loans by Iontuition Inc., a member of the Ceannate companies that helps students and […]

Study: Millennial Priorities Are Salary, Flexibility and Perks

Contrary to popular belief, Millennials are as motivated by salary as their older coworkers, according to the Staples Advantage Workplace Index, a recent study of office workers in the United States and Canada, conducted by the business-to-business division of Staples, Inc. Almost one third of Millennials (29%) report that higher salary is the biggest contributor […]

Why Insurance is One of Your Most Valuable Strategic Assets

By Michael Welling, Partner, Meridian Risk Management Let’s be honest. No one wants to talk about insurance. The mere thought of buying something you hope you never have to use is quite unnerving for most. In fact, conventional wisdom tells us that insurance is essentially just “a drain on the bottom line” or just “an […]

The 5 Biggest Teamwork Ills and Prescriptions for Remedy

By Dr. Mario Moussa, Dr. Derek Newberry, and Madeline Boyer authors of ‘Committed Teams: Three Steps to Inspiring Passion and Performance’ Twisting your features into a mask of pain, you dig your heels into the soft grass. A rope tears into your palms. A clear, tiny voice speaks to you amid the many confused thoughts […]

Ground Rules for Workplace Friendships

By Dominique Jones, VP of Human Resources, Halogen Software Our social interactions affect our physical and emotional health, and even have an impact on workplace productivity. Research conducted by Gallup found that those with a “best friend,” at work, are seven times more likely to be engaged in their jobs with a subsequent positive impact […]

Men More Likely to Say Family Issues Disrupt Their Work

Contrary to popular belief, work-life balance and work flexibility issues aren’t primarily women’s issues. In fact, for certain benefits, it is men who use them more frequently and are more likely to say that their work is interrupted for personal or family reasons, according to results of a new survey.