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Why It Pays to Invest in Employee Engagement

If you want to know how your company is doing financially, your last employee survey might be a good place to start. Employee engagement has emerged as a business metric that can make or break other KPIs.


New Report Ranks Namely as HR Software Leader

With unemployment at record lows, today’s workplaces (and their HR teams) have never been busier. And where there's work to be done, there's a need for technology.

Over the last decade, hundreds of exciting companies serving all parts of the employee lifecycle, from recruiting to performance management, have emerged to help businesses and their people grow. All in all, HR software’s market share is expected to soar past $10 billion by 2022. 

At Namely, we love helping mid-sized companies build better workplaces. That’s why we’re thrilled to be listed as an industry leader in HRWins’ new report, HR Software Market Landscape for Middle-Sized Businesses. Below are some highlights from the 2019 report.  


5 Tips to Implement Summer Work Schedules

It’s that time of year—the sun stays up past 6 PM, flowers are in bloom, and spring fever has started to spread through the office. It won’t be long before summer is in full swing. Not surprisingly, many businesses tend to slow in the summer months, as employees cash in on vacation days and spend more time with friends and family.


Our Favorite Moments From HR Redefined 2019

That’s a wrap! Earlier this week, over 500 HR professionals painted the town blue for Namely’s third annual conference, HR Redefined. The two day event featured 18 content-rich sessions and panels, over 30 speakers, and even a client boot camp for Namely "power users."

Whether you missed the conference or simply want to relive it, we’ve included some of our favorite moments from HR Redefined 2019 below. For even more coverage, subscribe to the Namely Blog, as we’ll be recapping some of the event’s most inspiring sessions in the weeks to come.


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.


4 Questions to Ask Before Building a Workplace Mentorship Program

Employees love to grow—whether it’s learning new skills or furthering their career—and they look to their company for the training and development. LinkedIn's 2018 Workplace Learning Report showed that 94 percent of employees say they would stay at a company longer if it invested in their career development. As HR professionals, you know giving employees what they love is top priority.

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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 HR Redefined Speaker Mai Ton

We’re excited to host an all-star lineup of motivational speakers, thought leaders, and industry experts at HR Redefined 2019. With the conference just a few short weeks away, we wanted to highlight some of the talented speakers you’ll soon see on the HRR stage.

We sat down with Mai Ton, VP of humans at White Ops, to learn more about her background and session, How to Build an HR Metrics Dashboard. At the session, Mai will share how you can build and iterate on your first-ever HR metrics dashboard. She’ll touch on what to measure, how to measure it, and perhaps most importantly, how to share it with the rest of company leadership.

Here’s how Mai got her start in HR—and her recommendation on what to do if you're visiting New York City for the conference. 


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: