By Karen Huss, VP of Corporate Relations at Ceridian.
Ask any HR leader and they’ll tell you having engaged employees and a positive work culture helps any organization thrive. When employees feel inspired, great things happen. One often overlooked way of engaging employees is through humor.
Humor can help boost morale and help strengthen employee relationships. And, since tomorrow is April Fools’ Day, there’s no better time to start! At Ceridian, fun is built into our culture. We have “Fun@Work” Coordinators for all locations who ensure we celebrate the lighter side of work. Knowing April Fools’ Day was fast approaching, we surveyed our employees for their favorite April Fools’ Day gags at work. Here’s a sampling of the most popular: Read more
We may already be a couple of months into 2015, but it’s never too late for organizations to stop, take a moment and assess what strategic changes they can make as we continue into the new year. The latest trend in business is that companies are looking to change their human capital management tactics for the better, using their HR offices not just for doing paperwork but for making a real difference. How can HR step up its game? Read more
It’s not hard to understand that at just about any organization, effective payroll processing is one of the most important needs that the HR office has. It’s pretty obvious that a primary reason people show up to work every day is to earn a paycheck, and if that paycheck doesn’t show up on time for the full amount, there are definitely going to be issues.
Of course, payroll is about more than just handling the logistics without making mistakes. It’s also a matter of developing a good compensation strategy. How much you pay your employees will have a profound effect on the success or failure of your business. Spend too much, and you risk running your organization into the ground financially – but spend too little, and you risk not getting the best possible talent. Read more
Among all of the the world’s best employers, there’s an understanding that human capital management is about more than just handling the paperwork and keeping the business afloat from day to day. Taking care of payroll and benefits logistics is obviously part of the job, but the best HR leaders are also focused on big-picture improvement. How can they make their organizations better?
In 2015, one of the major buzzwords in HR is “culture.” There’s a growing belief that if companies can bring their people together to work toward a common goal, everyone will be better engaged with their work and more productive. This is a long-term goal that HCM leaders worldwide are striving for. Read more