White Papers for SHRM Human Resource Vendor Directory

  • 2023 State of Workplace Empathy Report

    Over the past eight years, our data has made it clear that empathy is critical to employee engagement, culture, and organizational success. But the data is showing us that, year over year, the empathy gap is only getting wider, and HR is stuck in the middle. Return to office, mental health,...
  • Human Resources in the Professional Services Industry

    How do you keep your human resources team happy and productive in a professional services environment? There are many unique challenges that HR teams face in the professional services industry, and they can often be difficult to navigate. With this eBook, we've compiled some of our best tips...
  • 2023 IRS Standard Mileage Rate Alternative

    Is the current IRS mileage rate of 65.5 cents per mile too expensive? Learn more about an IRS-approved non-taxable vehicle reimbursement program tailored to the needs of your drivers and company cost initiatives.
  • How to Build an Employee Handbook

    Remote work is here to stay. Currently, 72% of organizations are making remote work a permanent part of their business structure—a 46% increase from just a year ago. With more companies adapting to the reality of a dispersed workforce, knowing how to build an employee handbook has become more...
  • We’ve identified 10 capabilities managers and leaders need to be successful.

    New ways of working, growing complexity, greater expectations, and continuing uncertainty are challenging for everyone, including managers and leaders. Organisations, teams, and external stakeholders are asking more and more of them and they are feeling the pressure. Many are struggling to...
  • Bereavement Care Guide

    Loss-related tasks require hundreds of hours of work, and they can last for a very long time—an average of 13 months. Read our Bereavement Guide to understand what bereaved employees need most
  • How One Company Saved Thousands in Healthcare Spending

    The Company which services customers nationally, was spending $16 Million dollars annually on healthcare-related expenses. Over the last 3years, premiums increased by over 30% and costs nearly doubled. They were forced into a vicious cycle of reducing benefits and passing premium increases onto...
  • New Talent Pool Emerges as Workforce Prioritizes Apprenticeships Over College

    New Talent Pool Emerges as Workforce Prioritizes Apprenticeships Over College. Here’s how employers can benefit from this paradigm shift. The Wall Street Journal recently reported that many high school seniors are choosing apprenticeships instead of attending four-year colleges. That’s a...
  • A Tactical Guide for Managers

    Stress is omnipresent and, according to leading indicators, on the rise. But here’s the great news: this is not a problem that requires megaton solutions. “Go big or go home” is the wrong approach. Stress reduction requires a science-based approach; individualized strategies, as not all stress...
  • Throw HR a life preserver - White Paper

    It’s easy for HR to become overextended to the point where they feel like they’re drowning, impacting not just job performance but also job satisfaction and employee engagement. With everything HR must do to support your workforce, if they’re unable to work effectively, or to focus on work that...
  • Onboarding for a Global Skin Care Leader Case Study

    How do you build a strong sales force in an industry where half of all distributors quit in the first year? A network marketing skin care leader knows that new distributors need a strong foundation to launch a successful career. Because 85% of the company’s distributors live outside of the...
  • Overcoming Forgetting: The Case for Improved Learner Retention

    Something about traditional learning solutions isn’t working. Employees are completing courses, but the knowledge and skills they learn are quickly forgotten thanks to something called the forgetting curve. With employees and managers so focused on investing in themselves and their teams,...
  • Why Doing Form I-9s Incorrectly Can Be a Big Problem

    Although every business in the United States is required by federal law to complete Form I-9s for new employees, it is critical for employers to understand why doing Form I-9s incorrectly can be a big problem. Avoiding proper handling of these government forms is not a choice. If these...
  • With QuickConfirm change doesn't have to be difficult

    Changing vendors doesn’t have to be difficult. By choosing QuickConfirm, you can have your current and prior employee’s verification of employment and salary completed at no cost. Our implementation process is simple and can be tailored to meet your organization’s needs. QuickConfirm's service...
  • Employer guide to managing FMLA

    Stiira's Employer Guide to Managing FMLA is a step-by-step guide that walks you through critical components of FMLA compliance. - Employer responsibilities - Workers' compensation considerations - ADA accommodations - Integration with state leave laws - Curbing leave abuse - Additional resources
  • How to Create an Interview Scorecard

    What is an interview scorecard, and why would you want one? Should you create one of your own, or use a template? Why are interview scorecards popular, and what are the benefits of creating something like this? This guide covers all of these questions and more, including things like: • How to...
  • CompLogix Case Study - Nexthink

    Read about Nexthink's success utilizing CompLogix's Compensation Management system!
  • The Ultimate Guide to Employee Gift-Giving

    So much has changed in all aspects of the marketplace since we first published the guide in 2012 that we decided to renew and refresh this e-book. The economy, technology, the workforce, employee-engagement strategies and tools—all have transformed— and this version 2.0 incorporates new...
  • Creating Best-in-Class Paid Leave Policies (Virtual Panel)

    Sparrow and Paid Leave US (PL+US) were thrilled to bring together amazing people leaders to discuss best practices to creating a world-class paid leave policy.
  • 5 Reasons Why Virtual Headshots Make Onboarding simple

    In today’s fast-paced and competitive job market, making a strong first impression on new hires is crucial for any organization. One often overlooked aspect of the onboarding process is the importance of professional headshots.
  • Navigating The Hiring Marketplace: Why Hiring Recently Laid-Off Employees Might Not Be the Best Option

    If you are a VP of Sales, you might be excited to ramp up your team and bust out the company goal you are carrying. To buy time, you want to partner with a recruiting firm, but the CEO wants you to see what's available in the hiring marketplace due to all the tech layoffs over the past three months.
  • Elevate Your Leave of Absence Management with Process Digitization

    Employees may need to take a leave of absence (LOA) for a variety of reasons, and because of that, each leave of absence is unique and requires an appropriate and efficient response. Many organizations have clunky, unorganized leave of absence processes that end up causing employees additional...
  • The Six Golden Rules to Making Employee Training a Consistent Success

    Every employee, from the most senior level to the freshly minted, must take some type of training in their career. The nature of this training differs depending on the company and the department. However, one thing remains constant: training is vital for the ongoing success of every...
  • How to deal with difficult people in the workplace

    Every company has "those people." You know, the ones who just are hard to work with? We have a few tips to help you in this situation.
  • Welcome- Get to Know Us!

    Get to know us and how we can serve you and your team