White Papers for SHRM Human Resource Vendor Directory

  • Workforce Planning, Allocation and Forecasting By

    Workforce planning is the process of managing and using an organization's human resources in an optimal fashion. A typical goal is to ensure that resources are not underutilized or over utilized. An organization's growth and ROI is strongly influenced by the optimal utilization of its resources.
  • How Long a Good Background Check Should Take By

    Today’s business moves at the speed of light. Your clients want things yesterday. The last thing you need is to be slowed down by your hiring process. The good news is you can do a thorough and accurate background check on all of your candidates in a very short amount of time.
  • What Does it Mean to Be Globally Competent? By

    To contribute to the valuable and ongoing debate regarding the definition of global citizenship and global competency, this study proposes a definition developed through the use of a Delphi Technique involving human resource managers at top transnational corporations, senior international...
  • OFCCP Compliance Checklist Starter Kit By

    Contractors can never be too organized for compliance. Check out this abbreviated checklist and contact us for the more expansive version!
  • How to Perform Compensation Benchmarking & Set Salary Ranges By

    Potential employees are more informed than ever about the salaries paid for the same position at multiple companies. To compete for talent, you must be aware of what the market is paying for certain skills and develop fair and reasonable salary ranges in your company. Download this...
  • Industry Trends in Human Resources Technology and Service Delivery Survey in 2015 By

    Information Services Group (ISG) conducted its second annual Industry Trends in Human Resources Technology and Service Delivery Survey during the second half of 2015. The survey explores the changing landscape of HR technology and service delivery.
  • Why does a 401(K) plan need a recordkeeping program? By

    There are still many companies that may be implementing a 401(k) plan for the first time. Still other companies have maintained a profit-sharing plan, where the plan’s assets were invested on a pooled basis that is adding a 401(k) feature for the first time. There are still other companies that...
  • Exit Interview Process Q&A By

    We sat down with Deb Dwyer, Founder and President of HSD Metrics, to talk about how exit interviews have taken on new meaning and importance over the years. Over her 30+ years of human resource management and survey research, Deb has helped companies discover opportunities to improve their...
  • 3 Ways to Simplify Your New Hire Onboarding Process By

    It seems that a large portion of an HR department’s work is centered around the onboarding of new employees. There’s paperwork to process, trainings to oversee, and benefits meetings to give. But if all your time is spent onboarding new employees, when do you have the time...
  • Electronic Document Management: Capture the Benefits By

    Today, it’s hardly a secret that EDMS (Electronic Document Management Systems) deliver significant monetary savings and numerous other advantages over the use and maintenance of hard copy records. Consequently, you can bet that any company or firm looking to expand profitability and viability...
  • Guide to Effective Employee Surveys By

    If you’re still polling employees once a year just to check a box, you may be missing out on what true feedback is all about. In this guide, we’ll show you how facilitating ongoing surveys will help you: - Get the most genuine feedback from your employees year-round. - Craft the perfect...
  • 10 Things to Consider When Managing FMLA By

    If your company has more than 50 employees working within a 75-mile radius, your employees could be entitled to 12 weeks of unpaid, job protected leave in a 12 month period. Avoid the confusion that can arise from Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) management by using AbsenceDirect. Learn more...
  • Increasing Morale through Talent Management By

    Most morale improvement articles focus on the pleasure of tangible benefits. Employee loyalty programs. Company discounts. Book clubs, coffee mugs, stress balls. While these all have their merits, morale goes beyond what your employees can accumulate based on a points system. The immediate...
  • 7 Tips for Packing Like a Pro By

    Regardless of the distance traveled, relocating is always a hectic time. But often the most stressful part comes in the form of packing and organizing. For some amazing tips on packing and moving, we've turned to a specialist. Elijah Seiple is a Crew Leader for Gentle Moving Company, based in...
  • The Single Biggest Challenge to HR Strategic Reporting By

    Find out how to get ahead of the curve to secure and manage your critical data.
  • Unleash the people power of your business in less than 90 days By

    Today’s new breed of agile, fast-growing, global businesses often find themselves held back by IT systems that were designed for a slower-paced, more predictable world. Nowhere is this more true than in HR, where incumbent systems do little more than keep a record of paperwork. These outdated...
  • Mentoring First-Time Managers: Proven Strategies HR Leaders Can Use By

    When individual contributors or professionals are promoted into their first formal leadership position, many do not realize how tough that transition can be for them. We often hear that these leaders are not prepared, and lack the support and development to help make that transition...
  • Preventing Corporate Fraud: Protect Your Employees and Your Bottom Line with a Whistleblower Hotline By

    As of May 2014, the Supreme Court of the United States expanded the Sarbanes-Oxley Act to include employees of public companies, private contractors, and subcontractors, ultimately providing protection of the Act to those individuals who may not have been entitled to protection in the past. If...
  • Why Companies Outsource Research And Recruiting Services By

    When deciding to outsource research and recruiting services, many organizations start with the same question: Which activities should be outsourced, and which are we capable of doing in-house? Today with hiring on the rise and the war for talent at an all time high, many companies are being...
  • Training & Development: One of the Best Investments Your Company Will Make By

    Many industries are facing a unique blend of human capital challenges. These challenges include attracting skilled talent to the industry, retaining and engaging top performers, and ensuring that their people have the skills required to make the business successful. Most industries also face...
  • The Importance of Job Descriptions By

    Job descriptions are a diverse tool for Human Resources. Whether used for hiring or conducting a performance review, at some time one or many job descriptions have crossed your desk as an HR professional. In short, a job description is a “written statement that describe the duties,...
  • Unemployment Tip - The Importance of the Final Incident By

    The final incident is the very last event that led to the decision to terminate an employee. In other words, the event but for which the termination would not have taken place. Many employers wonder why they are losing unemployment claims for terminated employees who have a long history of poor...
  • 5 Things Every Hiring Manager Should Know By

    Employ these five tactics to make certain you reap the full rewards of your company’s strategic investment in video interviewing. As a hiring manager, you have a vested interest in getting top performers onto your team quickly. Maybe your motivation is succession planning, backfilling a...
  • Employee Enagement and Employee Referral Programs: 10 keys to success By

    Employee referral programs really do increase employee engagement. How? When designed correctly a good employee referral program will help to increase the quality of new hires, will improve new hire performance and create a more engaged employee after hire, increase employee retention rates and...
  • Five Reasons to Hire a Compensation Consultant By

    The question often arises as to whether to develop your pay programs in-house, or spend the money to hire a compensation consultant. Five significant reasons to consider engaging a compensation consulting firm are outlined in this white paper.