Is There Such Thing as Being Too Old For the Workplace?

October 17, 2018 | 154 views

Is There Such Thing as Being Too Old For the Workplace?

Is There Such Thing as Being Too Old For the Workplace?

You might not be able to teach an old dog new tricks, but how about the older generations in your workplace? Can they learn? Absolutely, and yet many employers are no longer welcoming people from older generations.

 

In a recent survey by the nonprofit, Transamerica Center for Retirement Studies (TCRS), the findings prove that there’s a disconnect between what employers think they’re doing to welcome older generations, and what older employees think. Here are a few takeaways:-

 

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Tips for Getting a Better Night of Rest

October 10, 2018 | 197 views

Tips for Getting a Better Night of Rest

Tips for Getting a Better Night of Rest

You’re probably already familiar with the benefits of sleep — a clearer mind, healthier body, and lower risk of disease are just some of the biggest reasons scientists agree it’s important to prioritize rest. Still, the Center for Disease Control found that over a third of Americans still aren’t getting the sleep they need on a regular basis. If you’re struggling to get your full seven hours of sleep every night, here are a few tips that might help you rest a little easier.

 

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What Can You Learn From Elon Musk About Productivity?

September 26, 2018 | 549 views

What Can You Learn From Elon Musk About Productivity?

What Can You Learn From Elon Musk About Productivity?

You’ve likely heard the name Elon Musk muttered in conversations about innovation. He’s the CEO of Tesla and SpaceX, but perhaps you’ll know him better for his outspoken views on conventional approaches to leadership and business. He’s stirred the pot and in doing so, he’s found a few ways to improve productivity across the board. Here are three lessons you can learn and implement from Musk about your employee’s productivity.

 

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How to Give Your Employees More Flexibility (and Why You Should)

September 19, 2018 | 430 views

How to Give Your Employees More Flexibility (and Why You Should)

How to Give Your Employees More Flexibility (and Why You Should)

According to a recent study in the Harvard Business Review, 96% of employees said they need schedule flexibility, but only 47% said they have it. That means that over half of the workforce is struggling and demanding flexibility, but feeling like their hands are tied by their employers. Women, in particular, reported that their schedule is less flexible than they need it to be.

 

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Should You Allow Dogs at Work?

September 12, 2018 | 589 views

Should You Allow Dogs at Work?

Should You Allow Dogs at Work?

Were you one of the many anxious shoppers on Amazon Prime Day who logged on early? If so, you were probably met with disappointment when the site crashed, but equally delighted when you saw a picture of one of Amazon’s dogs. Amazon is proud of its company culture where every day is bring-your-dog-to-work-day. From the day Amazon came into existence, a husband and wife team would bring Rufus, a Welsh Corgi, to the office to work. That sparked more employees to bring their dogs, and so began their tradition.

 

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Should Your Nonprofit Invest More Internally?

September 5, 2018 | 646 views

Should Your Nonprofit Invest More Internally?

Should Your Nonprofit Invest More Internally?

About 20% of nonprofits are grossly underfunding areas of their business, such as new technology, employee training, and fundraising expenses, according to a recently released BDO Nonprofit Standards report.  Instead, nonprofits are engaging in programmatic spending, with half of all surveyed groups saying they plan to increase their programmatic reach over the next two years. This poses a tremendous risk to future operations, according to the partner of BDO Institute for Nonprofit Excellence, the creator of this report.

 

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How Does HR Fit Into Your Current Organization?

August 29, 2018 | 676 views

How Does HR Fit Into Your Current Organization?

How Does HR Fit Into Your Current Organization?

HR Open Source, a not-for-profit community focused on collaborative learning, education, and inspiration for HR, recently released their 2018 Future of Work report. In it, this group of roughly 6,000 members from 70 countries around the world surveyed companies from 36 countries. From their research, they pulled out several deep insights and analyses that led us to ask an important question—how does HR fit into the modern organization?

 

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3 Reasons to Break Free From Spreadsheets for Scheduling

August 22, 2018 | 694 views

3 Reasons to Break Free From Spreadsheets for Scheduling

3 Reasons to Break Free From Spreadsheets for Scheduling

It’s not uncommon for us to hear the agonizing cries of HR managers who need a better way to manage their schedules. People around the world are sick and tired of how exhausting it is to schedule team members for work. Every time we hear these cries, our heart breaks just a little—especially when we hear that they’re using a spreadsheet to toss team member’s hours around like they’re balls in a pinball machine.

 

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What Should Be On Your Non-Profit’s Schedule?

August 15, 2018 | 777 views

What Should Be On Your Non-Profit’s Schedule?

What Should Be On Your Non-Profit’s Schedule?

Managing a team of people is a big task. Add in various volunteer and contractor roles, such as is the case for non-profits, and that job just gets bigger and more difficult. As you start to juggle these moving parts, you need a process to keep everyone in sync and moving the ship together in the right direction. That requires putting the right tasks on the schedule. If you’re unsure of what belongs on your non-profit organization’s schedule, we’ve got you covered. Here’s a checklist to get you started.

 

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Getting More Out of Your HR Tech Stack?

August 8, 2018 | 771 views

Getting More Out of Your HR Tech Stack?

Getting More Out of Your HR Tech Stack?

Does this sound familiar? You do your research, test out new products, and decide on one or two to bring to your team. The goal is to make their lives easier and help them be more productive at work, but the introduction is met with a groan. Your employees seem averse to trying something new.

 

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