Entries by SHRM.org

The 2% Solution

Student-loan repayment programs are becoming an increasingly popular company benefit as a strategy for retaining young employees who are burdened with education debt.

New Onboarding Technology Cuts Down Manual Tasks

It’s no secret that good onboarding practices can reduce turnover and greatly improve new hires’ time to proficiency. What many HR leaders may not be aware of, however, is how next-generation onboarding technologies can eliminate much of the manual work in the process, reduce the chance of problems or delays, and leave more time for HR and line managers to train and socialize new employees.

Creating LGBTQ-Inclusive Workplace Policies

When it comes to employment protections for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) workers, dealing with the hodgepodge of state and local laws and conflicting interpretations of federal law can be daunting for employees and employers alike. To ease confusion and provide clarity, businesses should consider adopting the most inclusive policies, employment law attorneys said.