White Papers for SHRM Human Resource Vendor Directory

  • 30 Tips for Hand and Power Tool SafetyBy

    The danger of hand and power tools is evident in the 400,000 emergency room visits they account for each year. But many of those emergency room visits are caused by misusing tools and not working safely. When used correctly and with the proper safety measures, you can significantly reduce the...
  • Effectively Managing Base Pay: Strategies & Programs for SuccessBy

    Base pay is the largest component of the total compensation package for most employees (exceptions being direct sales personnel and top executives in organizations that utilize variable pay and equity plans heavily). Wages/salaries represent the largest cost item for many organizations and...
  • 2015 Retirement Plans Quick Reference GuideBy

    This guide contains information on a wide variety of tax-qualified retirement for both individuals and employers.
  • Perpetual Award Programs Provide Daily MotivationBy

    The traditional year-end award ceremony provides an opportunity to acknowledge excellence in a formal setting. On-the-spot recognition is ideal for offering instant informal affirmation. Somewhere between these two very different approaches lies the often-overlooked perpetual award program.
  • Employer Group Waiver Plan (EGWP) “Must-Haves”..not all EGWPs are created equalBy

    Understanding the details of your savings analysis or quote is important since not all EGWPs are created equal. Some Employer Group Waiver Plan (EGWP) sponsors may offer a very low premium, but with a limited formulary that may result in significant member disruption.
  • The Legal Needs of American FamiliesBy

    This study of full-time employees in the U.S. was conducted over the Internet. A national probability sample of males and females aged 18 to 64 was drawn from American Consumer Opinion* Online, Decision Analyst's worldwide panel of over eight million consumers. The sample was balanced by...
  • HR Software Buyer's GuideBy

    When you are responsible for choosing a human resource information system (HRIS), it can be difficult to determine which system is right for your company. This guide will provide you with 10 steps to help you select the correct system. You will learn how to determine your needs, look at various...
  • HR Software Buyer's GuideBy

    When you are responsible for choosing a human resource information system (HRIS), it can be difficult to determine which system is right for your company. This guide will provide you with 10 steps to help you select the correct system. You will learn how to determine your needs, look at various...
  • What to Expect from Employee Engagement Survey VendorsBy

    The right vendors can turn your workforce into a well-oiled machine – just make sure you know what to ask of them. ut how should you temper your expectations for insights and progress? Employee engagement survey vendors obviously have a vested interest in getting you excited in their products –...
  • The Difference between an International and Domestic Background CheckBy

    The news is everywhere about how both Domestic and International organizations have a desire to eliminate potential problematic candidates who can infringe on the security of the workplace, and of their clients. With the current ‘ban the box’ legislation being passed throughout the United States...
  • Be the Hero on a BudgetBy

    Employers need to find creative ways to train employees. Mandatory training is required, but how about the vital non-mandatory training employees need? Be the Hero and develop a 'training culture' on a budget!
  • Improving Strategic ExecutionBy

    Every organization wants to improve results. But as every leader knows, wanting better results and actually achieving them can be very different things. By studying how companies achieve exceptional results, we’ve gained valuable insights into the steps required for success. In this white...
  • Dispute Resolution Matters: Best Practices to Support FCRA ComplianceBy

    Developing, reviewing, and regularly updating an organization’s dispute resolution procedures can help ensure ongoing FCRA compliance, and create opportunities for enhancing the applicant experience. FCRA regulations mandate the core dispute resolution process, and by demonstrating that your...
  • 4 Steps to Complying with the FCRA when Conducting Background ChecksBy

    A White Paper for Business Leaders & Human Resource Professionals Before requesting a background check (consumer report), the client/employer must certify in writing to the consumer reporting agency (background screening service provider) that they will follow FCRA rules concerning disclosure,...