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Is the Annual Review Going the Way of the Dodo?

In the last year, buzz has emerged suggesting that there is no place in business for the performance review. We’ve read the articles, we’ve reviewed the data, we’ve even chatted about it internally, and we’re on the fence, so we figured we’d …

HR is as Happy as the Least Happy Employee

Is a happy employee superior to a melancholy one? Well, if all the studies are to be believed—and there are many on the topic—the answer is a resounding yes. A happier employee is more engaged, and thus has a greater sense of …

Enriching the Employee Experience Has Great Results

Beyond keeping folks in interesting job roles and paying them a good wage, there are other things that you can do to add value to their work experience. These so-called enrichment experiences are designed to drive engagement and support a happier workforce, …

Letting Go is Never Easy: 6 Ways to Make it Easier

A Professional Employer Organization (PEO) can help you find a great candidate, how to set your new hire up for success, and how you can intervene early to try and save a flailing employee. But what if these efforts fall short – they …

After the Interview: Who Did I Just Hire?

You spent months looking for the perfect candidate with your offsite human resources experts at a Professional Employer Organization (PEO) like Abel HR. Together, you reviewed resumes, conducted interviews, and even extended an offer or two. Finally, you landed someone you and your company were …

PEO Problem Solvers: Graduating Interns to New Hires

Internships are a great way to find talent for your company. More than 67 percent of interns were given a job offer stemming from their internship at a company, and a whopping three-quarters of those given the offer ultimately accepted. With these …

How to Develop an Enriching Intern Program

Developing an internship program is a labor of love in and of itself but developing a program that is enriching for both the interns and the rest of your business is a whole other undertaking. The good news is that many of …

Is an Intern Program Worth Your Time?

Wouldn’t it be wonderful if you could add some new talent to your company without paying through the nose to get them onboard? Wouldn’t it be great if they had a shiny new college degree and were super eager to get their …

How to Focus on Mental Health for Better Employee Benefits

Mental health is an expensive issue for business owners. Depression, the leading cause of disability worldwide, costs the U.S. economy $210.5 billion per year in absenteeism, reduced productivity and medical costs, affecting more than 16 million Americans, according to the American Psychiatric …

Generate Gen-Z Results: Mentor from Good to Great

A whole new generation of workers is just now entering the workforce, and the reviews to-date have been far from flattering. Known as Generation Z – or the iGeneration – this generation is more attached to their cellphones than they are a …

Why Evidence-Based Decision Making Will Grow Your Company

A business owner wouldn’t make a decision without looking at the data behind it—what do the sales numbers look like? How much revenue do we need to make in order to offset the decision I’m about to make? Does it fit into …

Look In From The Outside. What Do Prospective Hires See?

If you’ve been in the HR game for a while, you know that human resources folks love nothing more than a new buzz word. The latest one? “New joiner experience.” This term basically captures everything that your employee faces when they come …
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