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3 Ways Executives Can Combat Decision Fatigue
Business leaders of today not only have to contend with a new generation of employees and an ever-evolving technology landscape, they’re also coming up against a vague, yet powerful foe to productivity: decision fatigue. A Cornell University study estimated that the average person makes 221 decisions a day just concerning food alone, and widely circulated […]
Two Ways Managers Can Inspire a Changing Workforce
The old saying “different strokes for different folks” has never been more relevant than in today’s workforce. Leaders are finding not only is their company more diverse than it was a decade ago, but a more casual work environment has empowered employees to lean into their unique preferences and strengths. Leaders should strive to inspire […]
3 Ways Leaders Can Embrace Change
Today, the one certainty in business is change. It doesn’t take stacks of research and analyses to conclude that with the rise of technology, companies are becoming nimbler out of necessity. Jobs that didn’t exist a mere 10 years ago — app developers, cloud computing specialists, social media managers and data analysts, to name a […]
Why Your Business Needs a Mentorship Program
It’s no secret that great leaders consistently place a high value on mentoring others. Mentors help budding leaders gain important insights, give them much-needed honest feedback and serve as a blueprint for success to their mentees. Sometimes these mutually beneficial relationships between more experienced, upper-management individuals and younger employees happen organically; other times, they may […]
4 Questions to Consider When Handling the Death of an Employee
Many of us spend more time with our co-workers than we spend with our families. We see our co-workers five days a week, eat lunch with them, go to happy hours together and share wins and losses. So when a colleague passes away, unexpected or not, there’s a flood of emotions to process. No one […]
Eight Key Areas for Visionary Goal-Setting
How are your New Year’s resolutions going? If you’re like most people, you’ve created some great goals for 2018, but you may need a little extra motivation to keep them up. Entrepreneur, life coach and The School of Greatness podcast host Lewis Howes is dedicated to helping others live their best lives, and he has […]
Leading Yourself: 7 Ways to Achieve Your 10-Year Goals
Imagine you’re at dinner party 10 years from now in a lovely home, with dear friends you haven’t seen in ages. As you make your way around the party catching up on life, each person asks the same questions, wondering what is new with you, your family and your life. Now let’s return to the […]
8 Ways Veterans Improve Your Workforce
Is your recruiting team actively seeking veterans to fill your open positions? If not, you could be missing out on an unbeatable combination of skills and experience. Not only are military personnel often cross-trained in a variety of useful skills, but they also have invaluable experience that can benefit your organization. The available Work Opportunity […]
4 Steps to Becoming a 360-Degree Leader
A great leader can motivate his or her team to achieve the highest levels of performance, but the best know how to lead by influencing others. Known as 360-degree leadership, this technique is something everyone – regardless of title or position – can use to make an impact. 360-degree leadership is for everyone A common […]
What Tax Credits Are You Leaving on the Table?
Federal tax credits for businesses are far from easy if you aren’t familiar with the program, and business leaders may find themselves in unfamiliar territory when it comes to their company’s eligibility for tax credits. As a leading provider of comprehensive human capital management software, we have found that the Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) […]
5 Leadership Lessons HR Can Learn from American History
Here at Paycom we love green, but on the heels of the 4th of July, we thought it would be appropriate to stay with the Red, White and Blue. The story of how we earned our freedom is a vast and important one, and is still relateable, especially in the office. Here are five specific […]
Employees Stay for Meaningful Work
Finding meaningful work is one of life’s greatest challenges. Some people spend their whole life trying to identify their purpose, yet never figure it out. Millennials, who will continue to make up a growing percentage of our workforce, are especially driven by their pursuit of personal development and purpose. Most savvy employers know the importance […]