A strong company culture has the ability to enhance employee engagement, reduce turnover, improve customer satisfaction and increase revenue growth. As one prime example of a successful company culture, Google’s well-developed company culture revolves around their motto “Don’t be evil”, and attributes to their number 1 ranking in Fortune’s ‘Great Places to Work’ list.
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Do your best to avoid the flu this season by following these tips from President Obama’s family physician, Dr. David Scheiner, in this article from HR Communication.
As we move on to a new year, we, at Xenium, want to thank our clients and friends for following our HR news and updates on our blog. According to our readers, here were the top five posts from this year in terms of popularity:
Xenium has a great, new opportunity in the HR field that is part-time and flexible. The main focus in this position will be HR process implementation, system development and full-cycle recruiting, which includes: job postings, screening resumes, scheduling & conducting phone and in-person interviews.
A number of companies have taken steps towards forming a healthier and smoke-free workforce. Companies may drastically vary in their health programs and expectations, but nonetheless there is a national trend of employers desiring healthier employees.
In the piece, “Outsourced Marketing, Part 1: The Market,” blogger and CEO of Kinesis, Shawn Busse, writes that “the concept of outsourcing is nothing new. While many think of ‘outsourcing’ as sending jobs overseas, modern outsourcing is much more sophisticated.” Busse continues to note that these outsourcing businesses often provide greater service at a lower expense. Busse provides examples of outsourced IT, Virtual Receptionists and Human Resources.
Paula Restrepo, in a piece for MyCentralJersey.com, writes that many entrepreneurs are looking to outsource their human resources. They are becoming part of a PEO, or “professional employer organization,” to obtain benefits typically unavailable to their companies. There are many benefits that PEO can offer; Restrepo writes that PEOs can help startups and growing businesses
Keep on the lookout for the new Xenium podcast show, Human Resources for Small Business. Regular 5-15 minute podcast shows will be posted on the Xenium blog every few weeks. In the interview format, we will discuss topics such as:
Liz Ryan of Bloomberg Businessweek writes in a recent blog post “What Every CEO Needs to Know about HR” that,
“[it is] every HR chief’s highest calling to make sure his or her employer has the most excited, switched-on, and capable people on the market.”