HR Articles

  • 3 Reasons Why People Analytics Should Be a Priority for Every HR Team

    August 27, 2019

    We’ve run the numbers and the results suggest that it’s time for HR professionals to add data analytics to their tool belts, if they haven’t done so already. One of the findings shared in LinkedIn’s The Rise of Analytics in HR: An Era of Talent Intelligence is that over the last five years there has been a threefold increase in North American HR professionals...

  • These Companies Are Reinventing Their Health Benefits — and Creating a Major Competitive Advantage

    April 17, 2019

    In 1942, at the height of the Second World War, U.S. employers faced a serious crisis. With so many workers engaged in military service, competition for talent was through the roof — but an executive order had frozen wages to curb inflation. Companies had to rethink their strategy for attracting great candidates. And because of that, generous health benefits...

  • Why Many Companies Are Ditching Their Holiday Parties This Year

    December 10, 2018

    Only 65% of companies are throwing a holiday party this year, the lowest number since 2009, according to a survey conducted by the outplacement consultancy Challenger, Gray & Christmas. Could this be a conspiracy of Scrooge, the Grinch, and Mr. Potter? Maybe, but it’s unlikely. “The number could be due to several factors, including potential liability following...

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  • Mandatory Paternity Leave: The Next Must-Have Benefit?

    December 6, 2018

    The most intriguing idea in corporate benefits is not onsite nap rooms, workplace yoga, or unlimited paid vacation. It’s mandatory...

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  • 5 Ways Companies Are Changing the Conversation About Mental...

    November 26, 2018

    In the UK, mental health problems are the second biggest cause of absences from work. Combined with employee turnover resulting from...

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  • These 6 Companies Made Work-Life Balance More Than a...

    November 19, 2018

    A healthy work-life balance is one of the biggest predictors of employee happiness. In fact, more than half (53%) say it’s a “very...

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