HR Articles & Tips

Flexible Working Hours: Advantages & Disadvantages

How many times have you encountered employee complaints about finding difficulty arriving to work promptly? Having to abide by strict work hours has always been an issue for employees who have other demanding obligations or live far from their workplace. In order to resolve this issue, some companies offer their employees more flexible work hours.

10 Signs of a Good Company Culture

There is nothing better than working in a company with a good company culture. A positive culture can elevate employee enthusiasm and motivation, encourages better productivity, and overall leads to better company performance. On top of that, fostering a positive and healthy culture reflects positively on employee retention and the financial goals of your company.

5 Benefits of Video Interviews in Your Recruitment Process

If you’re on the search for top candidates and trying to fill your available job roles, you must begin incorporating video interviews in your hiring process if you haven’t already. Around 86% of recruiters currently conduct job interviews online. Ever since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been a spike in video interviews by 67%. In addition to the rising demand for more efficiency in every company, the increasing popularity of video interviews should not come as a surprise.

11 Human Resources (HR) OKR Examples

Objectives & Key Results “OKRs” are an agile goal-setting framework to drive transparency, alignment, and focus around your goals and strategy. Big corporations and high-growth companies like Netflix, LinkedIn, and Spotify use OKRs to align everyone around a common purpose and focus on what really matters.

Boss Vs. Leader: 10 Huge Differences

Employees don’t want a boss whose only job is to control and manage them. They need a leader who motivates, inspires, and encourages them to be more productive and happy at their jobs. If you’re not sure what the differences are between being a boss and being a leader, the following infographic highlights 10 key differences that distinguish a true leader from a boss.

5 Reasons You Should Invest in an Applicant Tracking System (ATS)

An applicant tracking system (ATS) is software that helps streamline and enhance a company’s recruitment process. An applicant tracking software enables employers to collect and store all candidate and recruitment-related data in a single place and track and monitor the process of candidates through all stages of the hiring process. ATSs ease up the workload of recruiters, allowing them to spend less time on manual administrative tasks that don’t add value to the process and instead put more energy and time into the selection process and deliver overall improved hiring results. 

5 Strategies for Retaining Your Top Gen Z Talents

The faces of the workplaces are constantly revolutionizing, and they are becoming employee-centric. Businesses have now realized that in order to win the marketplace in the future, they have had to win in the workplace first. Talking about the future, we know that Gen Z and Millennials are the future of the corporate world. In fact, after millennials, Gen Z is the second-largest generation in the global workforce. As per predictions, it is estimated that Gen Z will contribute 30% of the workforce by 2030. 

Burnout Prevention Tips for HR Employees

HR professionals have a lot on their plates. Wearing multiple hats and dealing with tight deadlines throughout the year can lead to a lot of built-up stress. The same passion that makes HR employees good at their job also makes them vulnerable to burnout even in the best of times. It’s crucial to try to prevent burnout before it becomes too late. Preventing HR burnout can save companies money and, most importantly, help them retain their hardworking employees.

4 Benefits of Embracing Zen Practices In the Workplace

Wisdom and productivity are virtues of a calm mind that carry great self-awareness. In fact, there is nothing as powerful as a calm mind because it has the utmost clarity about goals and how to achieve them. However, staying calm in a consistent manner is easier said than done. This explains why Zen practices are so popular in the contemporary world. 

What Do Your New Employees Really Want From Onboarding?

Each employee only gets to experience the first day on the job once, and an effective employee onboarding from that first day and through the weeks and months after can mean all the difference. Your onboarding process is very important, as it acclimates employees to their role, the company’s philosophies, and culture. It also engages employees, creating workers that are committed to your company’s success and helps retain new hires by making them feel like a member of the team.

Top Questions to Ask in Performance Reviews

Employee performance reviews are vital and help both organizations and employees spot growth opportunities, improve performance, and detect bottlenecks that prevent employees from achieving their goals. To ensure that these reviews are efficient and benefit both sides, it essential to carefully choose performance review questions that will give you the honest information you need. If you’re looking to develop your performance review questions, here’s a selection of useful questions to ask your employees. 

How to Improve Your Employee Experience

After a surreal employee experience in 2020 and an uncertain one in 2021, everyone wants a better employee experience this year, especially HR professionals. In fact, according to research, more than 90% of employers plan to make ‘enhancing the employee experience’ a top priority. Many companies think they’re doing a great job at employee experience just by offering basic benefits like PTO and health insurance to their team. However, if you want to provide your employees with a great experience in the workplace, you must go above and beyond. 

Zen Practices to Enhance Well-Being in the Workplace

In the contemporary business world, it doesn’t matter whether you are an employer or an employee. You have your own stressors and issues to deal with on a daily basis. In the race to run behind all the tasks we have at work, we often forget to take care of our well-being. Well-being is a crucial part of living a healthy and prosperous life. Maintaining and taking care of your well-being does not only prevent health risks but also has many benefits in the workplace.

7 Must-have HR Email Templates

Emails are essential to our day-to-day work, especially for HR professionals. However, sometimes taking the time to compose professional well-structured emails can take up a significant amount of time that can be better spent elsewhere. That’s why we’ve created some ready-to-use email templates for busy HR professionals. In addition to our Essential HR Email Templates, ZenHR brings you some more must-have templates that you can fully customize, depending on your company’s policy.