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Embracing Cellphones in the Workplace
According to Pew Research, 95% of Americans own a cellphone, and 77% of them have a smartphone. Specifically, 100% of Americans ages 18-29 own a cellphone. These devices aren’t just for calling or texting anymore. These mini computers mean people can search for a job, check their bank account, shop online or order coffee using […]
What Your Workforce Doesn’t Have Should Drive Your Development Strategy
Employers already are at war for talent. In a recent Deloitte survey, four out of 10 CFOs of large companies reported being “barely able” or “unable” to meet the demand for talent their businesses require. Today’s global talent shortage is the worst since 2007, according to the Society for Human Resource Management. In the United […]
Don’t You Dare Enter Any Data for Your Employees
For everything we do as consumers, we do it all on smartphones, whether it be buying things on Amazon or bypassing the line at Starbucks because you used their app to order and pay. The digital transformation isn’t on the way – it’s already here. Technology connecting us directly to the database has enriched our […]
Your Company Uses Too Many HR Systems (and That Costs You Big)
When companies use multiple systems to track and complete HR tasks, three things rise (productivity not among them): data errors wasted time noncompliance risk It would be nice if employers could calculate the associated cost. And now they can, thanks to two things: a groundbreaking new study by Ernst & Young on that very topic […]
The Top 5 Paycom Blog Posts of 2018
As any employer – and especially a HR professional – knows, a lot can change in a year. A natural side effect of this business climate means there’s never a shortage of topics for our experts to write about. Paycom’s blog posts help you navigate the complexities and nuances of the important developments affecting your […]
4 Questions to Ask – and Answer – Before Annual Budget Meetings
At this point in the year, you might be in the throes of budgeting for the next one. Or maybe budgeting’s come and gone, and you’re wondering how to make sure your HR department has more input the next time around. No matter where you are in the annual budgeting process, there’s a high likelihood […]
How To Find Turnover Hot Spots In Your Company
This blog is part of our how-to series, designed to help you effectively execute initiatives that can improve employee engagement and compliance. To see more posts in this series, click here. Nationwide, employees are feeling empowered to leave their jobs. Chances are you’ve noticed because your organization is experiencing the phenomenon firsthand. Good news: You […]
How Owning Your Role in HR Boosts the Business
Own It !! I’ve always been a bit of a collector. I like seeing the variety of items one can collect. If I enjoy a certain rock musician, I’ll get their entire catalog of albums instead of just their hit songs. You can discover more about their style, approach and influences. Getting to know the […]
No Doubt: 4 Things You Must Know to Keep Self-Doubt From Winning
You can’t do it. It’s no use. You’re just not good enough. Now ignore those first three sentences, because there’s no legitimate reason to doubt yourself. On the clock or off, we often become our own worst enemy, allowing self-doubt to creep in and consume our thoughts when we least need them. In today’s world, […]
Vision Casting: 3 Steps for Implementing a Company Vision
What if movie actors just read their lines rather than embraced their role? Just as casting a movie requires actors passionate about the script, a company needs employees eager to implement the company’s vision. Vision casting allows employees to invest in the organization’s future by achieving long-term goals and advancing the health of a company. […]
3 Ways Executives Can Combat Decision Fatigue
Business leaders of today not only have to contend with a new generation of employees and an ever-evolving technology landscape, they’re also coming up against a vague, yet powerful foe to productivity: decision fatigue. A Cornell University study estimated that the average person makes 221 decisions a day just concerning food alone, and widely circulated […]
7 Easy Tips for Hard Conversations About an Employee’s Performance
One of a manager’s more unpleasant tasks is speaking with an employee when his or her job performance may not be up to par. It’s never an easy conversation. However, it can be easier. Use these seven steps as your guide. 1. Be graceful. Four of the most dreaded words in the English language: “We […]