The Unicorn HRO Blog

Category: Human Resources

Recruiting How Tos

Posted Wednesday, November 18, 2015 by Unicorn HRO

Figures by the Bureau of Labor statistics indicate that, despite there being more job openings available, the percentage of workers looking for work are at the lowest level in approximately four decades Continue reading...

Successful use of Social Media in HR

Posted Thursday, November 12, 2015 by Unicorn HRO

While use of social media platforms in HR is an area which has grown over the past several years, there are additional ways in which HR managers can ensure that they are using any given social media platform successfully Continue reading...

The Most Common Payroll Compliance Mistakes in HR

Posted Wednesday, October 28, 2015 by Unicorn HRO

Payroll practices are governed by both federal and state regulations and non-compliance can lead to serious penalties. As regulations vary by state, it is vital that HR managers are aware of the regulations that apply to their workforce. Continue reading...

Predictive Analytics in HR

Posted Tuesday, October 13, 2015 by Unicorn HRO

Unlike other areas of an organization (such as operations and sales) which have a wealth of experience in tracking and analyzing data, Human Resource (HR) departments have historically lagged behind these other areas. Continue reading...

What Great Managers Do Differently

Posted Tuesday, August 25, 2015 by Unicorn HRO

In addition to having solid technical skills, including a good understanding of the company and departmental procedures, great managers need to have good management skills. Continue reading...

Video and Social Everywhere

Posted Friday, August 21, 2015 by Unicorn HRO

With the prevalence of social media in today’s society, it can be difficult to find a company which hasn’t realized the need to develop their own social media strategy, including finding ways to connect with their customers and staff through their own social media presence Continue reading...

User Experience is The New Battleground

Posted Tuesday, August 18, 2015 by Unicorn HRO

Although integrated Human Resource systems have been used by HR departments for years, there has been a recent shift in which companies are increasingly focusing on how user friendly and engaging these software systems are for their employees Continue reading...

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