Author Archives: Jason Hanold

This Is How Technology Is Changing HR

This Is How Technology Is Changing HR

The rise of digital technology has had a major impact on many different professions. Human resources professionals are not exempt from this trend. Technology has dramatically impacted the HR field in recent years. As new innovations continue to emerge, these shifts will continue. Being an effective HR specialist means staying abreast of such developments. If… Continue Reading

8 of the Best Careers for Retired Athletes

8 of the Best Careers for Retired Athletes

The career of a professional athlete is generally much shorter than that of the average person. If your job requires that you maintain peak physical fitness, you’re going to have to retire sooner than most. That doesn’t mean you won’t need to continue working. While being a professional athlete can be lucrative, very few people… Continue Reading

How to Handle An Employee’s Request for a Raise

How to Handle An Employee’s Request for a Raise

Pay raises demonstrate to employees that their managers appreciate their hard work and accomplishments. In most industries, the average pay increase is in the 1% to 5% range, and a 3% raise is standard. However, some companies don’t have a clearly defined system for giving out pay increases. Sometimes, companies are unable to grant raises… Continue Reading

What You Need to Know about Unlimited Vacation Policies

What You Need to Know about Unlimited Vacation Policies

Unlimited vacation time (sometimes called open PTO) is a flexible leave policy that has grown more popular in recent years despite the fact that some employers worry about people abusing it. In fact, many large companies have begun testing the concept while re-examining their PTO policies. Here, we’ll go through everything you need to know… Continue Reading

The Best Ways HR Can Help Employees with Financial Wellness

The Best Ways HR Can Help Employees with Financial Wellness

In today’s stressful world, employees’ personal problems, particularly financial ones, often spill over into the workplace. HR professionals should find ways to address this because the negativity associated with money problems can adversely affect productivity and hurt office morale. Recently, a study conducted by PwC discovered that one-third of employees who had financial issues were… Continue Reading