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Archive for December 2013

Looking back at the top stories of 2013

By Team Ceridian on Dec 31 2013

The year 2013 is coming to a close, and 2014 is getting set to begin. In the last 12 months, a lot has changed in human resources. Companies are exploring new strategies for managing their human capital, bolstered by innovative technology and new, creative ways of thinking. It’s therefore been a busy year on Ceridian’s more…

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6 key metrics that should matter most to your HR department

By Team Ceridian on Dec 30 2013

These days, it’s becoming common for human resource departments to use business intelligence for analyzing the effectiveness of their labor teams. High-tech analytical tools have become so powerful that practically every company has taken notice and begun using the solutions. They’re gathering and analyzing information on every aspect of the workforce, looking to make improvements more…

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Employee wellness becomes a bit trickier around the holidays

By Team Ceridian on Dec 24 2013

For human resource professionals, it’s a year-round pursuit to consistently ensure corporate health and wellness. That challenge becomes a little bit tougher in December, though, as the holiday season throws practically everyone out of rhythm both physically and mentally. Employees often complain that the Christmas season is the worst time of year for getting sick, and more…

Health & Wellness

Offering a Christmas bonus? Here are 5 alternate approaches

By Team Ceridian on Dec 23 2013

It’s well understood that constant engagement is the key to employee retention and productivity, and maintaining that engagement can become more difficult around the holidays. People are frantically busy shopping for their loved ones, they’re facing added family pressures and on top of it all still have to get their regular work done. As a more…

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5 tips for handling holiday stress in the workplace

By Team Ceridian on Dec 20 2013

It’s always challenging to maintain employee retention and productivity, but that pursuit can be especially difficult as the holiday season approaches. Christmas can be stressful for everyone – people are often consumed by shopping and other holiday responsibilities, not to mention arranging family get-togethers, and at the same time, they also have to handle their more…

Health & Wellness

5 HR trends on the horizon in 2014 and beyond

By Team Ceridian on Dec 19 2013

Human resources is a rapidly growing field. As technology evolves and companies’ ways of doing business improve over time, HR leaders are constantly looking to introduce new strategies for managing human capital. We’re in the thick of an especially busy era now. As 2013 draws to a close and 2014 approaches, we’re primed for a more…

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4 steps to effective employee coaching

By Team Ceridian on Dec 18 2013

As they seek to ensure long-term employee retention and productivity, organizations try a variety of strategies. They look to ensure their employees’ engagement through financial incentives, rewards and robust benefits. Some reform the office by offering more flexible hours or remote work opportunities. But perhaps the most effective tactic of all is to provide employees more…

Employee Engagement

Tax time shouldn’t be stress time

By Team Ceridian on Dec 17 2013

Tax filing services are stressful for anyone, but filing season is an especially difficult time for large businesses that are forced to handle the burden of payroll taxes. With numerous employees under contract at disparate pay levels, it can become complicated to make sure all tax matters are handled effectively and without violating any regulations. Luckily, more…

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5 stressors facing today’s “sandwich generation” of employees

By Team Ceridian on Dec 16 2013

It becomes difficult to ensure corporate health and wellness when managing a diverse group of employees that spans multiple generations. Employees’ specific health needs vary depending on their age and demographic status. As a general rule, younger employees are focused on self-improvement and seek guidance with diet and exercise, while older individuals care more about health insurance more…

Health & Wellness

3 ways business intelligence is changing companies’ approach to HR

By Team Ceridian on Dec 13 2013

Technology is relentlessly improving across the board, but business intelligence is one area in particular where new innovations have brought about sweeping changes. Now that companies have better tools at their disposal for analyzing their operations, they’re able to work more efficiently, without breaking the bank. Companies that rely on HR analytics are now seeing more…

Transformative Technology

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