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Helios HR Blog

Timely blog posts by HR and Recruiting consultants responding to every day questions, hot topics and compliance-related news as it relates to attracting, engaging and retaining talent.

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Total Rewards | Risk Management | Best Practices | Talent Acquisition

By: Samantha Allison
November 15th, 2018

Many of my clients are surprised when I share that a proper job title and well-written job description are two fundamental building blocks in a successful search for the right employee. Both a job title and the description are the first impressions an applicant has of your company, and it is essential that they are accurate while defining the job.

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Business Management & Strategy | Best Practices | Employee Relations

By: Amber Pereira
August 21st, 2018

The employee experience, otherwise known as EX, is a hot topic right now in the corporate world, but what is it?

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Best Practices | Employee Relations

By: Amber Pereira
July 24th, 2018

Does Payroll fall under Human Resources? Across various clients over the years, I have encountered different departmental structures. Sometimes Payroll is housed in the HR department, other times HR is housed in the Finance department along with Payroll, or both functions are separated into two completely different departments.  There is no right or wrong way.  What works, really comes down to what makes the most sense for your organization.

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Best Practices

By: Paul Davis
April 25th, 2018

HR metrics are measurements intended to be aligned with business and HR strategic goals. Metrics can be mathematically very simple and the most effective ones are typically those that can be easily understood and communicated. This blog details the process to follow to ensure that the HR metrics that you’re creating and using are of use to the business and achieve the results that you’re intending. Since the impetus behind the creation of metrics can vary widely, keep in mind that this is mainly from a general standpoint.