By Steve Miranda In my 17 years as a senior level HR practitioner, I’ve seen good and bad corporate policies. The only real difference between the two is that good policies are those that employees follow. Social media policies are no exception. But … [Read more...] about Three Key Characteristics of a Smart Social Media Policy
“The whole is greater than the sum of the parts.” Everyone’s heard that expression. And we’re all familiar with what it means: An effective team can accomplish more as a whole than its individual members can accomplish on their own. The key word … [Read more...] about Avoiding the 7 Big Team-Building Blunders
The other day I was talking with my mentor and he asked an interesting (I thought) question. “What does EffortlessHR offer a CEO that would make them want to use your product?” I, of course, went through all the benefits and features of … [Read more...] about What Gets Your Attention …?
A hit show (just finishing up their 3rd season) is “The Walking Dead”, about a zombie apocalypse. Whether or not you have ever watched it or heard of it, the show is scary and if you put the concept into your office, it can be REALLY frightening. … [Read more...] about HR Practices – Do You Have Zombies in Your Office?
I' m sure that there are plenty of posts on this topic, but we have had first-hand experience for several years in dealing with comment spammers. Each of the plugins below are in use by the EffortlessHR Blog and they all work in uniquely different … [Read more...] about The Best WordPress Anti-Spam Plugins for 2012-2013
In these challenging times when every dollar spent must be a wise investment, one of those decisions is where you should spend both time and money in terms of business development. One thing is for sure, you will need to contribute in order to … [Read more...] about How to Choose Professional Organizations to Join
New Blog Theme After what seems like forever, the EffortlessHR blog has a new theme (Suffusion). For your enjoyment and to be forever archive, the blog looked like this before: CommentLuv Premium If you don't know what CommentLuv is, then you … [Read more...] about Suffusion theme, CommentLuv Premium, live chat, oh my.
Tucson, AZ – September 1, 2012 – In response to the growing need of small to mid-sized businesses, EffortlessHR and the Tucson Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce have entered an Affinity Agreement. The Agreement will offer Chamber member’s access to … [Read more...] about EffortlessHR Announces an Affinity Agreement with Tucson Metro Chamber
Employers are always looking for ways to cut costs. Be aware, however, that it can be easy to make risky decisions on how to classify your employees. Whether it is with existing employees or additions to staff, be sure you are making informed … [Read more...] about Make the Right Decision! – Exempt vs Non-Exempt vs Independent Contractor
Do you really know what your employee brings to the workplace? Oh, you may know that they have the knowledge and skills needed to get the job done in an effective and efficient manner. But, do you know the “soft” skills or attributes they bring … [Read more...] about Finding Hidden Treasures – Mining for Employee Competencies