HR White Papers
White Papers from leading HR experts provide great insight and research on timely relevant HR topics.
The current data tells us that we face a health crisis over obesity. In excess of 33% of the adults in the U.S. are obese. And in spite of efforts made on many fronts, the percentage of U.S. adults who are obese has remained steady in number from 2003 through 2010. In this white paper you will learn: Current state of health crisis? How did we get here? What can we do in the workplace?
Download this white paper and learn how to develop a successful employee orientation program that effectively illustrates job duties and company policies, lowers the learning curve and gets employees off to a good start that ensures long-term success. Donít miss out on this valuable information.
When your company relies on a relatively small workforce, every loss - especially the loss of a star performer - can be crucial. A vacant position means business results could suffer, or that other employees must shoulder additional duties and as a result, teamwork and morale can decline. When it comes to employee turnover, SMBs must compete for talent in the same labor market with much larger organizations. Many small firms simply don't have the financial resources to match the salaries, bonuses, and benefits that bigger companies can offer, which can hinder their ability to lure top job candidates. That is why retaining your valued employees is vital for SMBs. Download this white paper to discover 7 powerful retention strategies.
Why is proper onboarding so important? Because turnover is expensiveóastronomically so. The cost of replacing an entry-level employee is 30-50% of the personís annual salary. And, for mid and senior-level employees it can reach 150 - 400%, respectively. In this onboarding series, you'll read about onboarding basics, essential components of the process, ways to measure ROI and ways to improve existing onboarding programs.
The world of HR is constantly evolving and new trends continue to emerge. Are you aware of these trends? Are you using them to your advantage? Download this white paper to discover the top 5 trends that are impacting your HR department today, and how to leverage them.
Recently, BambooHR did a study to find out which things were annoying and which things were deal-breakers for employees. We discovered that 82 percent of employees find it annoying when they're not recognized for their accomplishments. If your employees feel annoyed, chances are they won't be around long. If you want to keep your people around, it's time to sit down and deliberately and thoughtfully plan your strategy around reward and recognition. This white paper will help you to get started.
Did you know that your company loses nearly 100 days of work every year for each unhappy employee? Did you know that employees that are happy are twice as productive, take sick leave ten times less, are six times more energized, and stay in their jobs five times longer than those who are unhappy? Happy employees are the secret to a great culture - not lavish company vacations or free cafe mochas. Download this white paper to learn possible reasons why your employees may be unhappy, how to create a happy workforce, and how to keep heading in the right direction.
Most HR professionals chose a career in HR because they wanted to make a difference in people's lives. In fact, "77 percent of HR professionals cited helping people as their primary reason for choosing the profession." HR tools can free you up from monotonous tasks and give you the time to train, focus on culture and develop your employees. Download this white paper to learn what tools are available and how to approach the right people to get the tools that will help your company.
As the traditional role of HR continues to evolve, one thing is clear: HR pros want to be more productive and involved by handling bigger issues that directly impact the company and its bottom line. Recently, HR Daily Advisor, in conjunction with BambooHR, polled more than 1,300 U.S.-based HR professionals to gauge their thoughts and attitudes regarding the challenges they're currently facing and how they spend their time versus how they think they should be spending their time. The results are revealed in this study.
Having an office party is an excellent way to enhance the workplace atmosphere. Employees can come together in a relaxed environment, meet each others' family and morale can be boosted significantly. While many benefits are to be gained from having office parties, there are more than a few liability issues that employers need to be wary of, including those related to alcohol consumption, harassment and religious factors.