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The Power of Stay Interviews

08


Oct

The Power of Stay Interviews

Why are you here? It’s not an existential question to ask employees, but a practical one: why do you stay in this job? Asking this question is an important — yet often overlooked — aspect of retention. Like the exit interview, the stay interview solicits employee feedback; but instead of being conducted as an employee ...

What Is Workplace Culture, Anyway?

18


Sep

What Is Workplace Culture, Anyway?

When you belong to an organization, there’s usually a reason, right? Whether the organization is a business, club, or other group, something about it appealed to you, and you chose to associate yourself with it. You personally identified with it and felt like you would fit in, so you joined. Alternatively, you may have considered ...

5 Ways to Create an Engaging Workplace!

08


Sep

5 Ways to Create an Engaging Workplace!

Most employees are not engaged at work—70% according to Gallup. This is no new trend. The combined number of unengaged and actively disengaged employees remains high from year to year. Poor engagement results in less productivity, less creativity, higher absenteeism, and higher turnover. “You can’t force an employee to be engaged—engagement is ultimately their choice. ...

When to Take a Chance on an Inexperienced Applicant

28


Aug

When to Take a Chance on an Inexperienced Applicant

Every hiring manager receives applications from people who are clearly unqualified for the job. Sometimes, however, a candidate with no direct or seemingly-relevant experience applies for a position and, for some reason or another, captures their attention. Often the manager believes the promising applicant could be an exceptional employee, but that hiring the applicant poses ...

Working With Summer Scheduling Challenges

08


Aug

Working With Summer Scheduling Challenges

With summer underway employees have more scheduling challenges than usual. Vacations, summertime child care concerns, and the desire to take advantage of nice weather with an afternoon (or day) off all contribute to employees missing more work in the summer months. How you respond to these matters will of course be heavily dependent on the ...

The Real Costs of Employee Turnover—And How to Measure Them

18


Jul

The Real Costs of Employee Turnover—And How to Measure Them

Employee turnover is expensive—more so than you might think. According to a recent survey by the Society for Human Resource Management, the average cost-per-hire is $4,129. However, turnover costs can vary depending on the length of time it takes to fill the role, the importance of the position to the employer, and the employer’s industry. ...

South Carolina is Expecting: Pregnancy Accommodation Act Takes Effect September 2018

09


Jul

South Carolina is Expecting: Pregnancy Accommodation Act Takes Effect September 2018

The South Carolina Pregnancy Accommodation Act, signed into law in May and taking effect September 14, 2018, modifies previous state law to expand protections for pregnant employees. The law mostly acts to bring state requirements in line with those under federal law, so employers should not have to make changes to their anti-discrimination policies or ...

Payroll Medics Offers Pet-Focused Voluntary Benefits to Meet the Needs of Clients and Employees

25


Jun

Payroll Medics Offers Pet-Focused Voluntary Benefits to Meet the Needs of Clients and Employees

National “Take Your Dog to Work Day” was held on June 24. While not all companies allow furry four-legged friends in the workplace, one in every three Fortune 500 companies offers pet insurance from Nationwide® as a voluntary benefit, making it available to millions of employees throughout the U.S. You care about your pets and ...

Why Paid Sick Days Are Good For Your Business

07


Jun

Why Paid Sick Days Are Good For Your Business

We’ve all seen it—one of our employees has a bad cold, maybe even the flu, but they come to work anyway. In some cases, the employee has the option of taking time off, and you’d prefer they do so, but still they show up, putting everyone in the workplace at risk. The reasons vary. Sometimes ...

3 Ways to Hire Easy and Work Smarter with an ATS

25


May

3 Ways to Hire Easy and Work Smarter with an ATS

With an Applicant Tracking System (ATS) from Payroll Medics, you can say goodbye to giant metal filing cabinets filled with unwieldy paper job applications. Kiss the days of dealing with hundreds of emails goodbye with our simple, centralized applicant tracking system that allows you to start your hiring process the fast and easy way, with ...

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