Brian Crofts, Namely’s new VP of Product, has a motto that drives product innovation: think big, start small, scale fast. He believes uncovering and understanding client pain points allows him to build products that truly resonate. It’s this perspective that led him to innovate time and time again.
Attending conferences is a great way to keep up with industry trends and network with like-minded professionals. For a day (or more), you get to be totally immersed in everything HR.
Every new year brings a new list of resolutions. Chances are you’ve committed to getting healthy, getting organized, living life to the fullest, learning a new hobby or traveling more. We are rigorously throwing out the junk food, joining gyms, and planning trips.
As you look to the year ahead, you probably have a large-scale change agenda in mind. Updating your performance management process, investing in a new HR technology, defining your employer brand, or even revamping your onboarding practice might be on that “to do” list.
As you strive to build a fully engaged workplace, what’s your biggest obstacle? According to a 2016 Deloitte report, listening skills may be the culprit. As the report states, “The biggest challenge for HR in leading engagement programs is shifting from a transactional, once-a-year mind-set, to an ‘always on,’ continuous listening approach to monitoring engagement.”
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As an HR professional, one of your most important roles is to keep your employees’ personal identifiable information (PII) safe and secure. With today’s modern HR systems and increasing number of workplace applications, having a system in place to manage the movement of employee data is vital. That’s why Namely recently hosted an educational a webinar with our partners at OneLogin. Namely CPO, Nick Sanchez, and OneLogin VP of Product, David Meyer, shared best practices on how to establish a secure approach for employee data flow protects both the employee and the employer.
We can all agree that one of the keys to a business’s growth is attracting and retaining the right talent. In a 2015 SHRM survey, 33% of respondents chose “better career advancement opportunities” as the reason for seeking employment elsewhere. That’s why creating an engaging and nurturing work environment for employees is a top priority for HR professionals (and for us at Namely!).
We have been all over FLSA Compliance, especially with the DOL’s fast-approaching December 1st deadline to comply with new overtime rules. Conducting an internal FLSA review can be a complex, multi-step process involving many internal teams. For guidance and best practices, check out Your Guide to the DOL’s Overtime Rules.
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