HR Kitchen

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  • How to Start and Grow Your HR Department

    So you’ve decided it’s time to build a human resources department. What do you do first? Strategize. Be clear about the HR department responsibilities from the get-go. Human resources can be a powerful tool for furthering the culture of your business, which is invaluable for a growing small company or startup. Gather all of your …

  • 12 Recruiting Stats that Will Change the Way You Hire [Infographic]

    I recently came across this infographic with some pretty eye-opening recruiting stats. One of the statistics that jumped out at me was that 66 percent of candidates believe interactions with employees are the best way to get insight about a company. This means that companies benefit from a collaborative hiring process that involves not just …

  • What We’ve Learned in a Year of Being a Remote Company

    It’s undeniable: Working remotely is on the rise. According to Global Workplace Analytics, the number of employees who work regularly at home has grown by 103 percent since 2005 and by 6.5 percent in the last year. A 2014 Bureau of Labor Statistics survey found that 23 percent of employees conducted all or some of their …

  • Beat the Clock With These 14 Easy Time Management Tips

    “Time management” may be the biggest misnomer in the world. Who can really manage time? Time travel isn’t possible yet, and neither are Zack Morris-style time-outs. So since we can’t really manage time, we need to consider managing ourselves. Time is moving forward whether we’re on the bus or not. We do, however, have control …

  • 4 Reasons it Might be Time to Start an HR Department

    Over the past few decades, the human resources department has become a vital part of successful companies all around the world, and its importance is only growing. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, HR manager positions are projected to grow at a rate of nine percent over the next eight years, far outpacing the average …