Category: Human Capital Management Best Practices

Here you will find blog posts, articles, case studies on more on how to manage your human capital

8 Ways to Optimize Your Employee Shift Scheduling and Avoid Being Another RyanAir

Employee shift scheduling should be a breeze, right?! You don’t want scheduling to take up much of your time but it still does. Your average manager spends 3.14 hours a week making up the employee schedule. Even major brands and large corporations get massive scheduling migraines, and have been known to make million-dollar errors in […]

The Ultimate Guide to Creating a Security Guard Training Program

Security guards have a bad rep. Don’t believe me? Think of the last movie you watched starting a security guard character. Actually, let me help you out: Paul Blart (played by the festively plump, Kevin James) in Paul Blart: Mall Cop, Larry Daley (Ben Stiller) in Night At the Museum, Ronnie Barnhardt (Seth Rogen) in […]

How to Give Your Employees a Raise Using the FLSA Overtime Rule Amendment

Whatever you might think of the current overtime wage rules in the Fair Labor Standards Act, their impact on the US employment market cannot be ignored. As the market changes, so do regulations. These changes to the policies set by the DOL affect millions of employees and employers nationwide, and ignoring them can get businesses […]

The 7 Most Spooky Human Resources Myths

Beads of perspiration appear on your forehead as you realise that HR is on the other side of your phone conversation. The very pleasant and oddly chipper voice on the other side summons you to their offices. Your heart races as you slowly meander down the hallway running through the various wrongdoings you’ve made in […]

The 10 Best Change Management Activites

It’s a bit cliche, but true nonetheless: ‘Change is the only constant’. If you’re looking to run a successful business in a dynamic, consumer-driven and globally competitive market, this zen-like motivational poster quote should be your mantra. Today, change management in your organization is not just your ticket to success. it’s also the way to ensure […]

How to Save Yourself from Social Media Disaster with an Employee App

Social media fails come in all shapes and sizes. From tiny little embarrassments (that you can actually “ride” on to create conversation), to brand-killing disasters that can, potentially, damage your reputation and business beyond repair. There are still businesses out there that fear social media, hoping that if they ignore it, it’ll go away and […]

3 Ways Training Reduces Your Workplace Risk

3 Ways Training Reduces Your Workplace Risk

Every small business has risks. That’s true whether your job puts you 30 stories in the air or keeps you at a desk for most of the day. Luckily, you can put systems in place to reduce your exposures, and your employee training program is the perfect place to start. Employee training is your chance […]

how to master internal communications think of it as your internal facebook

How to Master Internal Communications? Think of It as Your Internal Facebook

Millennials spend six hours on social media every week – and Generation X spend seven! Facebook alone has 1.86 billion users and ¾ of them log in daily to see, “like,” comment, and share photos of their friends and trending news. 62% of American adults get news from social media – 44% get it from Facebook […]

10 Reasons you're not connecting with your deskless employees

Why You’re not Connecting with Your Deskless and Dispersed Employees

In all honesty, communicating with deskless employees has never been easy to begin with. Technology has done a lot to help but even as our work culture increasingly shifts toward mobility, teleworking, and the freelance economy,  communication challenges have also evolved, multiplied, and become very complex. Not to be over dramatic, a small business can still clear […]

4 Woefully Underused, Crazy-Effective Ways to Create Employee Training Programs that Deliver

At first glance, the statistics are pretty scary. Access Perks reports that over a quarter of employees plan to look for a new job in the next year, and 15% have already started. But when you dig deeper, there’s hope for companies that are willing to invest in their most important resource – their employees. According […]

Employee Satisfaction Survey Templates That Still Work in 2017

Employee Satisfaction Survey Templates That Still Work in 2017

[HAMILTON] You strike me as a woman who has never been satisfied [ANGELICA] I’m sure I don’t know what you mean. You forget yourself [HAMILTON] You’re like me. I’m never satisfied [ANGELICA] Is that right? [HAMILTON] I have never been satisfied [ANGELICA] My name is Angelica Schuyler [HAMILTON] Alexander Hamilton (via Genius – From Hamilton […]