Human Resources

Can Employees Be Fired For Activities Outside the Workplace?

Can Employees Be Fired For Activities Outside the Workplace?

In the social media age, privacy, it seems, is a luxury we can’t always afford when out in public. Almost everyone has access to the internet with the touch of a finger, so the pressure for employees to monitor their behavior, even outside of work, is higher than ever. You never know when you’ll end up the subject of a Twitter, Facebook, Instagram or Snapchat post, even if you don’t have any of those accounts yourself.

8 Useful Rules to Manage Your Team Remotely

8 Useful Rules to Manage Your Team Remotely

The digital environment has quickly shaped the way people and businesses work and communicate. Digital entrepreneurs and virtual teams are becoming a trend, while finding and hiring employees through the online medium has become the norm. Learning how to discipline and organize the actions of your subordinates is a critical key to both your performance as a manager and the company’s overall results. When it comes to remote teams, obtaining productive results is a bit different compared to the traditional 9 to 5 work schedule.

In today’s post, I’m sharing 8 useful rules to manage your team remotely.

You Don’t Need to Preach About Company Culture: Do These 5 Things Instead

You Don’t Need to Preach About Company Culture: Do These 5 Things Instead

Buzzwords don’t make a successful company but talking about company culture is a hot topic in the world of work. The fact is that time and energy could probably be spent on tangible, implementable programs rather than the latest trends (looking at you nap pads and office hammocks).

Is Your Benefits Program Effective?

Is Your Benefits Program Effective?

When you consider the typical benefits business owners offer their employees, what comes to mind? In addition to the traditional perks such as paid time off and health and dental insurance, there are many other ways employers try to retain employees, such as flexible schedules, tuition assistance, childcare allowance, gym memberships, etc. These types of benefits can often make or break a company’s ability to attract and retain top talent. So what does your company offer when it comes to employee benefits? Are you using the same benefits package as you did ten years ago or are you evolving with the times? By evaluating the needs and wants of your employees, you can optimize your benefits package and improve your organization’s overall recruitment and retention rates. So how do we do this?

The Importance of Defining Your Employee Workstyle

The Importance of Defining Your Employee Workstyle

We all have different values and interests that define our lifestyle. We’re constantly evaluating how we want to live and how we spend our days. And given we spend more than 40 hours a week at work, it makes sense to apply those same personal values to our workstyle. As an employee, have you ever taken the time to consider what you want in a boss, what benefits are most important, and what kind of company you’d like to work for?

3 Reasons Why You Need a Mobile HR App

3 Reasons Why You Need a Mobile HR App

It’s challenging to keep up with the trends of the modern workforce. From requests to work from home, extended PTO policies, fringe benefits, and daily responsibilities, HR managers have a lot on their plate. Thankfully, there are tools like Dominion’s mobile app to keep your HR department connected to your employees. If you’re unsure if your organization needs an HR app, read on to learn how you can utilize it to your success.