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By Laura Doehle #2 in a series As I discussed in the first post in our HR for Startups series, in the past Human Resources (HR) was the place where people went to pick up their paycheck. But now that companies are competing for talent like never before, they need a strategic approach to HR…

By Laura Doehle #1 in a series In the old days, Human Resources (HR) — formerly known as Personnel — was the place that administered benefits and got people on the payroll. But now companies from startups to global corporations are competing for talent, which means these companies need help creating a culture which helps…

By Laura Doehle We are thrilled to announce that Resourceful HR has made the Inc. 5000 list of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies! In previous years, companies such as Dell, Domino’s Pizza, LinkedIn, Zillow, and many other well-known brands have earned spots on the Inc5000. This year Resourceful HR was ranked 1809. It’s an honor…

By Jennifer Olsen A lot has been written about Google’s People Analytics Department. The department’s purpose: to help the company make HR decisions using data, including the difference a manager makes in their teams’ performance. The data Google collected showed that indeed managers have a positive impact. The better the manager, the better the team…

By Jennifer Olsen Recent coverage about HR Tech provider, Zenefits, recently caught our attention. As an article published in the San Francisco Business Times reports, “Zenefits will pay $3.4 million in unpaid overtime after U.S. Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division investigators found that the San Francisco-based human resources startup violated the Fair Labor…

By Kris Williams As I mentioned in the first post in this two-part series, searching for a job requires time and effort. Eventually, all that work comes to fruition when you pass the initial screening by the recruiter, move on to have great interviews with the hiring manager, and find out that you’re one of…

By Kris Williams Your job search requires investment, commitment, and dedication Recruiters sift through hundreds of resumes. (And that’s often just for one open position.) If you’re applying for an open position you generally have no more than 10 seconds to make your resume stand out. This may sound discouraging, but with some thought and…

By Jennifer Olsen I recently had the opportunity to attend a leadership workshop led by Axiom Equine on Vashon Island, Washington. It wasn’t my first experience around horses, but it had been years since I’d interacted and attempted to forge a relationship with this very large animal. Axiom’s goal with their workshops is “to help…

By Jennifer Olsen Earlier this month I served as one of the mentors at the Puget Sound Business Journal’s (PSBJ) Mentoring Monday Event. This annual speed-coaching event simultaneously takes place in 41 cities across the U.S. with nearly 10,000 mentors and mentees in attendance. It’s a great opportunity for business women to meet other female…