The Unicorn HRO Blog

10 HR Policies to abolish in 2016

Posted Tuesday, January 19, 2016 by Unicorn HRO

What better way to start the New Year than by overhauling your outdated HR policies? Below are a list of some of the most common policies which have proven to be unsuccessful by many organizations. Continue reading...

10 HR Trends You Will See in 2016

Posted Tuesday, January 12, 2016 by Unicorn HRO

We have seen a substantial increase in the use of HR data analytics over the past few years, an area which will continue to develop in 2016, with data mining, business and talent analytics becoming a mainstay of the recruitment process Continue reading...

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...

Ways to improve HR efficiency

Posted Tuesday, October 06, 2015 by Unicorn HRO

The introduction of HR software has led to a substantial improvement in HR efficiency. It has led to the automation and standardization of most administrative tasks typically carried out by HR employees, freeing up time for HR staff to turn their attention to higher-end tasks Continue reading...

Tips for startup companies

Posted Tuesday, September 29, 2015 by Unicorn HRO

Making mistakes are par for the course for startup companies, and cannot be avoided. Instead, it is the company’s ability to spot mistakes and quickly correct them-as well as to avoid repeating them in the future-which is the key to success Continue reading...


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