Time to productivity is a good metric for understanding how effective your onboarding is for new hires

An Important HR Metric to Measure: Time to Productivity

Do you know how long it takes your new hires to get up to speed? Calculating this HR metric, time-to-productivity, can give you the answer. Once calculated, understanding what that number means and the factors that influence it can make … Read More

Parental leave is a valuable employee benefit

Take Time to Evaluate Your Parental Leave Policies

May brings thoughts of spring, flowers, and Mother’s Day. It’s a day to honor the mothers in our lives. While mothers are still viewed as the primary caretakers when it comes to raising children and taking care of the household, … Read More

Data mining and data farming can be useful tools for HR

What is Data Farming vs Data Mining and Why HR Should Be Aware

You may have been hearing these terms thrown around a lot lately. Especially when it comes to tech giants in the news. Both terms, data farming and data mining, refer to the process of data collection. But, they differ in … Read More

The cost of training is an important expense to monitor

How To Calculate the Benefits and Cost of Training

Calculating the cost of training isn’t easy. There’s a lot of factors to consider but it’s still an important number to know. Without an understanding of the cost, it would be impossible to know what your return on investment (ROI) … Read More

HR Tech Expanding Into Investigations and Employee Concerns

The world is becoming more techy and so are organizations. That shift is also causing more focus to be placed on data and analytics as an integral part of business solutions. The right systems are needed to support the data, … Read More

Navigating drug testing and drug-free workplace policies can be a difficult task for HR

Drug Testing in Today’s World: Legislation To Keep In Mind

As society evolves, so does the public’s views on traditional policies and practices. Over 50% of workplaces still drug test, with many of those being government jobs. There are laws that mandate certain companies to maintain a drug-free workplace but … Read More

Intersectionality is an important aspect to any diversity and inclusion metrics

Intersectionality: Diversity Metrics that HR Needs to Focus On

It’s 2019 and the topic of diversity and inclusion within the workplace is only growing. The past few years have given us social movements like Black Lives Matter and MeToo that tell us our diversity issues are not solved. HR’s … Read More

Identifying the leadership styles in Game of Thrones

The Leadership Styles of the Contenders for Game of Thrones’ Iron Throne

Let the countdown begin! Just 3 more days until Game of Thrones (GoT) is back. But honestly, we’ve been counting down since 2017 when season 7 ended and left us hanging by a thread. In preparation for the all day … Read More

Calculating overtime costs is one of the important HR metrics

How to Calculate Overtime Cost

When thinking about overtime, most just look at staying compliant with the federal guidelines established in the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Violations of FLSA lead to fines and lawsuits, so it is important to perform regular audits. Overtime can … Read More

CSR can include socially active initiatives

Does CSR also mean being socially active?

Two things you never talked about in the workplace… politics and religion. But in today’s world, that’s no longer the case. We have constant access to what’s going on in the world because of technology. It can seem impossible to … Read More