An estimated 1 in 6 working Americans today support their parents or another member of the elderly community. Read how to invest in employees that are in an unpaid caregiving function at home that you might not even be aware of.
Here at Navigate, we know that running a business is no easy task, which is why a large percentage of businesses ultimately fail. Every day, business owners are faced with challenges that can impact the success of the business. To make matters worse, seemingly small decisions can often have big implications. Located in the Greater New England region, we at Navigate want to help your business perform better, and that’s why we’re striving to keep you informed about all the latest HR, benefits, compliance, and compensation trends. Look no further than these featured blog posts for the latest information that you need to know on the various topics that affect your business. Through these blog posts, we hope to simplify certain topics and make them easier to understand, easing the burden placed on you. With more understanding, you can spend more of your time focusing on what really matters: growing your business.
How to Avoid Workplace Discrimination
Although many laws have been passed throughout the decades, discrimination is still a problem in the workplace. Discrimination makes the office a tense and unpleasant place to work, and often unfairly removes the opportunity for society’s least represented groups....
Human Resource Information System Fact Sheet
A Human Resource Information System, or HRIS, is a program or a set of programs that helps companies with recruitment, performance reviews, employee training, HR management and reporting.
Why companies should invest in benefits for employees in ‘caregiving’ functions
For anyone who has had to look after a sick or elderly relative, family member, or friend, you know that it can be draining and many employers are not flexible. Read about why organziations need to invest in benefits for employees in caregiving functions.
The pandemic-induced workplace digital transformation in 2020: how are workplaces changing?
Covid-19 has hit many businesses hard. Yelp.com's Local Economic Impact Report announced that more than 97,966 businesses in the US permanently shut down due to the pandemic - and that was from reports in September of this year. Businesses may have experienced even...
Should you hire a full-time HR manager or outsource your HR functions?
According to People Management, the majority of HR teams are staffed with an average of ten employees with some companies having fifty or more! Of course, for a small business, you might not need ten people in our HR team but you might not realize the workload...
An Update from us on COVID-19
The coronavirus pandemic has affected our global community in unimaginable ways. Many effects are yet to be revealed.
Employee Handbooks: Key Elements
Employee handbooks are important and beneficial for companies of all sizes, but the process of developing an employee handbook can be challenging. The employee handbook must be tailored to the company while also remaining legally compliant, clear, concise, and...
Recruiting: The Importance of Talent Pipelining
Throughout this series, we have discussed various areas that employers need to address if they wish to improve their recruiting efforts, including the importance of employer branding and the importance of an improved candidate experience. With both of these tactics,...
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