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25
Nov

Seven Fun Ways To Get Quality Company Feedback From Employees

Steel sharpens steel. For your company to remain at the top, you need to get honest company feedback from your employees. In fact, research suggests that companies who get feedback actually perform better and are able to retain employees up to 14.9% better. According to data, companies that actively engage their employees get 25% yearly increase in revenue compared to

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23
Nov

Three Simple Ways to Maintain Company Culture

Google implements a company culture of “Do No Evil” with an emphasis on innovation. Google’s executives do this through a process known as the 70/20/10 Model. Employees dedicate 70% of their time to fundamental job tasks. Then they move on 20% to core-related projects. They also allot 10% to new initiatives. What other company cultures do you think can lead

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22
Nov

Five Ways To Increase Productivity Without Additional Headcount

We’ve always believed that the amount of work done depends on the manpower working on it. However, this is not always the case. Managers don’t really have to hire new employees when it comes to increasing productivity in the workplace.  There’s no need to have new people just to get the work done. Happiness Means Productivity  A happy workplace means more profit and

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21
Nov

Five Helpful Tips For Social Media Hiring

HR’s specialty is to hire the best talent. But what will you do when you’re losing more people due to incompetence than you can hire? Have you tried social media hiring? Leo ran across this problem when he reviewed the HR quarterly performance. He works for a BPO company, and his team needs to find the right people based on

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18
Nov

Four Ways to Better Deal With Bureaucratic Red Tape

Way back in 2007, the Philippine legislation has passed the Anti-Red Tape Act. This was meant to create a framework of implementing rules for all government transactions in order to speed up important processes. However, years later in 2015, the Philippines still places 103rd out of 189 world economies, when ranked according to ease of doing business. Red tape is

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17
Nov

How Can HR Help Managers Improve Employee Engagement

If there is one part of the company that is mostly in tune with employment engagement and nuances of its people, it’s the HR department. While managers often spend their time working on ways to optimize the business,  HR creates policies for the workforce  to follow. Take for example the issue of employee engagement. This is still a common issue

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16
Nov

How To Compute For Overtime Pay

Overtime pay can be a minor hassle or a huge problem. It all depends on how complicated your overtime scheme is. It can also vary depending on how big your company is. This can be particularly problematic during the end of the year. When your organization needs to reach targets quickly, you might need to hire more employees. You might also need existing

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15
Nov

How to Create an Expense Reimbursement Policy

Does your company have an expense reimbursement policy? Businesses should keep a close eye on their employees’ expense claims. There are many reasons to do so, with claims fraud topping the list. One study shows that about 15% of business fraud comes from reimbursements. It doesn’t even show up on records until about two years after the claim. During which,

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14
Nov

The Simple and Complete Guide to Payroll Deductions

How do you sort through all the many payroll deductions? It is not an easy job, especially for a newbie. You could be just like Mads. He’s been working in HR for some time and only recently got put in charge of payroll duty. It’s going to be his first time doing this. He knows handling payroll involves several deductions,

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11
Nov

The Different Types of Paid Leaves in the Philippines

Every employee in the Philippines is entitled to leave of absence. There are different types of paid leaves in the country and they can be quite confusing. Especially for hopeful fresh graduates who just got their first job. When I was job hunting, one of the factors I looked into when choosing an employer was the benefits I am entitled to. It

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