Human Resources

6 Tips to Deal with Working with a Difficult Team Member

6 Tips to Deal with Working with a Difficult Team Member

Teamwork makes the dream work. The slogan appears somewhere in any teambuilding workshop employees attend. Unfortunately, teamwork doesn’t always make the dream work.

Teamwork can be a living nightmare when team members don’t get along. Tasks take longer, and tension is in the air. The unhealthy environment created causes mutual unhappiness.

The Important Difference Between Interfacing and Integration

The Important Difference Between Interfacing and Integration

With all the technical jargon thrown around these days, particularly when you work within the software industry, it’s easy to interchange words that aren’t quite interchangeable. Normally, this wouldn’t be that big of a deal. However, when somebody uses the phrases interfacing and integrating when describing their online payroll and HR software, it’s important to understand that they mean completely different things. Understanding the difference between them could save you a lot of time and some major headaches.

9 Tips For Bosses to Motivate their Employees

9 Tips For Bosses to Motivate their Employees

Are you a manager struggling to motivate team members and improve their productivity? If yes, rest assured you’re not the only one as studies show that only a third of American employees are really engaged with their work. It’s a critical process since highly engaged businesses see a 20% increase in sales. This post will show you nine tips on how a boss can motivate his employees. Let’s take a look!

Exempt vs. Non-Exempt Employees: Understanding the Difference

Exempt vs. Non-Exempt Employees: Understanding the Difference

There are two classifications of employees: exempt and non-exempt. An exempt employee is not entitled to overtime pay by the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), even if it takes 55 hours to finish their weekly workload. Exempt employees must earn a minimum of $455 per week. Non-exempt employees are protected by FLSA regulations and are paid overtime. Regardless if they’re paid hourly or a salary, they must be paid at least the federal minimum wage.

How Event Marketing Can Help You Build an Effective HR Brand

How Event Marketing Can Help You Build an Effective HR Brand

For decades, marketing - especially event marketing - and human resources have always been in a mutually respectful relationship but somewhat detached, as if they had nothing to do with each other. But in recent years, as companies search for new ways to attract talented people, a relationship between these two departments is becoming a better idea. But how exactly do these two relate in the common battle for talent?

Top 5 Blogs for Employers Focused on Hiring Individuals with Disabilities

Top 5 Blogs for Employers Focused on Hiring Individuals with Disabilities

Usually, getting hired is not quite a piece of cake, and if you happen to be an individual with a disability, then you can double the trouble. Nowadays, many people with disabilities actively seek work only for their efforts  to be in vain. It’s a shame that the unemployment rate among individuals with disabilities is two times higher than the average.

How Bad HR Can Destroy Your Company

How Bad HR Can Destroy Your Company

HR performs a critical function for any company. It is the hub of all things related to employees – their employment, the policies that impact them, their pay and benefits, their performance reviews, and, in general, their satisfaction with their workplace environment.

If you do not have a professional, up-to-date HR team, you can face disasters that could put your company “on the rocks.”

Here are the things your company should avoid.