What Drives Employee Happiness? Here are Few Facts

What Drives Employee Happiness? Here are Few Facts

This year, Finland grabbed top position in the list of world’s happiest countries, followed by Norway, Denmark, Iceland and Switzerland. On March 14th, 2018, the Sustainable Development Solutions Network for the United Nations released the World Happiness report giving top ranks to the happiest countries in the world. According to the report, countries were ranked […]

Is Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) a Boon for Employees?

Is Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) a Boon for Employees?

According to the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) 1993, the covered employers must give their employees up to 12 weeks of job-protected unpaid leave for their qualified medical and family reasons once in a year. FMLA is a federal law that gives enough time to employees to take care of their own health or […]

How Internet of Things (IoT) Will Impact HR?

How Internet of Things (IoT) Will Impact HR?

Internet of Things (IoT) As defined by Wikipedia, the Internet of Things (IoT) is the network of physical devices, vehicles, home appliances and other items embedded with electronics, software, sensors, actuators, and connectivity which enables these objects to connect and exchange data. Each thing is uniquely identifiable through its embedded computing system and can inter-operate […]

Top 7 HR Challenges in 2018

Top 7 HR Challenges in 2018

Human Resource professionals wear many hats and manage a variety of responsibilities – from recruitment to retirement. It rarely happens that a day in an HR department passes slow. Managing human resource department and enforcing policies in an organization have always been a constant concern for HR. But the job doesn’t end here. The department […]

8 Ways to Empower Employees In 2018

8 Ways to Empower Employees In 2018

“Employees are the most important asset of an organization.” You must have heard this catchphrase before. In fact, some of you are already tired listening to this age-old phrase repeatedly. But hold on and think for a moment! What have you done to nurture and retain this asset? Does your organization offer best work culture […]

Problems in the Workplace? 5 Ways to Boost Employee Morale

Problems in the Workplace? 5 Ways to Boost Employee Morale

If you’re noticing some evident issues in the workplace, you may be wondering just how you can help resolve them. There are some common problems you’ll likely encounter at work – one of them being a lack of employee morale, which can lead to further complications down the line. Fret not, though – here are […]

Why Good Employees Quit and How to Stop It?

Why Good Employees Quit and How to Stop It?

What’s one thing that keep managers up all night? The fear of losing good employees. We all know, Job hopping has become a norm today. Employees don’t hesitate to quit their current employer, if they are around situations or people they dislike. The above conversation highlights the need of a good employee retention plan. Understand […]

Employee Productivity Improvement: Managing Business Performance

Employee Productivity Improvement: Managing Business Performance

Introduction: This article addresses one of the major concerns of a CEO: ‘How to improve employee productivity?’ It is to be read in continuation with my previous article on ‘Organizational Climate: Managing Business Performance’. The approach below is based on experience and suggests the launch of corporate initiatives based on employee feedback. It also proposes […]

Can a payroll software be an effective HRMS?

Can a payroll software be an effective HRMS?

How do companies manage their employee data? I often have discussions with senior management of small and mid-sized companies on the HR software they use to manage their employees. In many cases – the only HR software that companies use is a payroll software. Their employee data is typically spread between their payroll software, spreadsheets, […]

HR Trend: Make Employee Experience a Top Priority in 2018

HR Trend: Make Employee Experience a Top Priority in 2018

In a digitally progressive world, people expect to have engaging and enjoyable experience in their personal life and workplaces too. How to define Employee Experience? In The Future of Work, a book written by best-selling author, futurist and a keynote speaker, Jacob Morgan describes “Employee Experience as the combination of an organization’s cultural, physical, and […]

Why the New Empxtrack HR Software is “Amazingly Simple”?

Why the New Empxtrack HR Software is “Amazingly Simple”?

For several years we have been listening to customers, industry thought leaders and prospects; everyone has the same concern – people don’t use the software as intended. When we questioned them via a survey, the usability and complexity of the software turned out to be the number one evil, among several other reasons. In 2017, […]

Performance Management Trends To Follow In 2018

Performance Management Trends To Follow In 2018

Traditional Performance Management approach is broken! Experts believe that old school performance management approach is inaccurate and unfair, as it limits managers and HR to a time-consuming review process and does not yield clear improvements in organizational or individual performance. It has been more about measuring employee performance to meet ranking purposes, rather than focusing […]

Top 4 Online Payroll Management Practices for 2018

Top 4 Online Payroll Management Practices for 2018

A lot has changed in payroll management over the past few years. Earlier, payroll processing meant manual calculations that was time consuming and lead to data entry errors. Today, organizations use automated system to process payroll accurately and meet statutory compliance. With the access to latest technologies, small to medium-sized businesses can now successfully meet […]

Organizational Climate: Managing Business Performance

Organizational Climate: Managing Business Performance

Issues that constantly haunt a CEO are: › What should be my approach to enhance Business Performance? › How to improve Employee Productivity? › How to harmonize the internal & external business environment? Business Performance is a complex, multi-dimensional puzzle, which can be solved by managing the ‘Organizational Climate’. To create a healthy organizational climate, […]

Top 4 Recruitment and Hiring Trends to Follow in 2018

Top 4 Recruitment and Hiring Trends to Follow in 2018

Earlier, Empxtrack brought to you Top 8 HR Trends that are expected to rule in 2018. Today, you will read about most expected innovations and trends to reign in recruitment. Technology has left a lasting impression on the Recruitment space in the years gone by. Advances in technology has simplified recruiting and hiring processes. The […]

HR Conclave 2017: A Discussion on Impact of Performance Management System in Organizations

HR Conclave 2017: A Discussion on Impact of Performance Management System in Organizations

Human Resources industry has evolved greatly when it comes to technology and trends. The role of HR has been transformed from merely managing employee data to a strategic partner in business decision making. This transformation has brought a set of new challenges and solutions for the industry leaders and technology innovators. Each year, HR Conclave […]

How to Manage your Employees The way you Manage your Money

How to Manage your Employees The way you Manage your Money

According to a Harvard Business Review study, only 15% of the company’s workforce are difference makers. That means, roughly only 1 out of 7 employees is a real player! Well, the “Star” employee is not the subject matter here, it’s the remaining six! Companies face various issues when it comes to overall company efficiency, and […]

Latest HR Buzz: Employee Engagement Trends for 2018

Latest HR Buzz: Employee Engagement Trends for 2018

Do you believe that engaged employees make a highly productive, growing and profitable workforce? Most of you reading this post would agree with this thought. An engaged employee feels enthusiastic, committed and completely involved in work and at the workplace. Engaged employees are loyal towards their organization, and perform well to achieve larger individual and […]

How Technology helps in Making HR a Strategic Partner

How Technology helps in Making HR a Strategic Partner

Changing Role of HR Long gone are the days when HR used to merely manage administrative tasks and play a supporting role in the business. Over the past few years, HR has transformed itself into a most valuable asset to the organization. It has increased its credibility by participating in strategic business functions and sharing […]