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Lyssa Test

Lyssa Test is a Content Marketing Specialist at Namely, the all-in-one HR, payroll, and benefits platform built for today's employees. Connect with Lyssa and the Namely team on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.

Recent Articles

How to Train Managers to Give Great Performance Reviews

Your performance management strategy may look great on paper, but its success depends entirely on execution. Because managers are the ones driving the process, their commitment is what makes your strategy a hit or miss. Their buy-in and participation are crucial to launching a strong performance management strategy and fostering a feedback-rich culture.

Modern HR: Tracing the Profession’s Evolution

The world of human resources is changing. From artificial intelligence to human resources information systems, HR technology is not only revolutionizing the way HR professionals perform their day jobs, but also changing the very nature of that work. Only ten years ago, HR was known unaffectionately as “personnel management.”  The department was tasked with mitigating legal risks, overseeing administrative tasks and employee inquiries, and maintaining the office’s ever-growing library of personnel files.

HR Conference Checklist: Getting Your Money’s Worth

HR conferences provide a great opportunity to meet like-minded professionals, learn new skills, hear expert advice, and stay up to date on industry trends and compliance changes. Attending an industry conference can be an investment in yourself, your career, and your current company.

Meet HR Redefined Speakers: Ashley V.-R., Khalilah O., and Jacqueline L.

We’re so excited to host an all-star lineup of motivational speakers, thought leaders, and industry experts at HR Redefined 2019. With the conference right around the corner, we wanted to showcase a few of the HR experts you’ll soon see on the HR Redefined stage.

Day in the Life of a People Analyst: Sarah Mann

 What does an HR person do all day? Every HR professional knows there’s no such thing as a “typical” day at work. In our Day in the Life series, we speak with pros from a variety of cities and industries to get a snapshot of their work lives.

Meet Namely: Asheia Hines

Asheia Hines is a manager of client services and one of the founding members of Namely’s Atlanta office. She’s played a huge role in shaping the new office’s culture and employee experience with her positivity and generosity. That’s why it’s no surprise Asheia has built her career in payroll and HCM administration doing what she loves most: helping people. She uses her industry expertise every day as a manager to advise Namely clients and mentor her team.

Small HR Team? Don’t Miss These HR Redefined Sessions

Never judge an HR team by its size—small teams can still yield big results. Regardless of headcount, lean HR teams are uniquely positioned to leave a lasting impact on their organizations. These HR Redefined 2019 sessions will show you how to leverage your team’s talent and resources and drive business results. Here are must-see HRR sessions for small but mighty HR teams:

Your Complete Guide to HR Metrics and Formulas

As HR professionals become more metrics-driven, it’s important to be familiar with all the different ways to leverage your people data and measure your team’s impact on the broader organization. Learning new metrics can inspire you to look at your company data in new ways and help you discover powerful insights about your people and organization. From absenteeism to time-to-hire, here’s a glossary of the most popular HR metrics you can use at your company:

How to Get the Most Out of HRIS Workflows

HR teams have a lot on their plates. That’s why it’s important to get the most out your HR technology and choose a human resources information system (HRIS) that can keep up with your growing company. While implementing an HRIS at your company is a great way to streamline administrative work, there is one tool in particular that can revolutionize how you prioritize your day: workflows. Workflows let employees update their own information, assigning approvers, and notifying anyone affected by the changes, so you can track progress and see changes implemented in real time.

Meet Namely: Doug Chiki

Doug Chiki is a payroll consultant at Namely’s Atlanta office. A veteran in the HR technology industry, Doug has worked for three software companies around the country before finding a home in Atlanta and at Namely. When he’s not helping clients process payroll, Doug loves spending time with his dog and attending concerts.

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