White Papers by Corban OneSource

  • Can Managers and Employees have Work Friendships?

    One of the great debates in human resources is determining the fine line with Work friendships between managers and employees. When you spend 40 hours a week or more with someone, of course you would want to have a few work friendships with those people. Our co-workers are ” not only our break...
  • A Guide to Finding Temporary Workers This Holiday Hiring Season

    With Christmas almost two months away, companies are ramping up their holiday hiring needs. Amazon, FedEx, UPS, Target, Macy’s, Kohl’s, and USPS are among just some of the companies that are hiring thousands of seasonal workers this year.¹ PeopleReady, a division of TrueBlue Inc., reported that...
  • Traditions in The Workplace

    Who doesn’t love a good plate of baked goods or anything homemade? Every year around Thanksgiving, the Corban OneSource office is filled with warm, Thanksgiving aromas that will take you right back to your family’s Thanksgiving when you were a kid. Each employee brings in a dish, and we all sit...
  • Payroll: Let’s Talk About It

    Payroll. \nSome may cringe at the sight of that word. To them, it means juggling a lot of work, keeping track of what seems like a thousand things at once, and an overall headache. Of course, it’s important to all of us. Employees are waiting on the paycheck, and nobody wants issues with the...
  • Does Someone Come to the Office Every Week When Outsourcing HR?

    For many companies, outsourcing HR is a new idea. Having an internal HR department is the old way, and more and more companies are realizing that HR outsourcing is the faster, cheaper, more efficient way to manage human resources. But because HR outsourcing is new for some, a lot of questions...
  • Nobody Likes A Bad Manager

    There are a great number of us who have horror stories about managers or supervisors who were horrible. Maybe it was a manager who yelled, was repulsive, or downright rude and disrespectful. Whether it was at one of your first jobs or maybe later on in your career, it’s likely that you could...
  • 10 Trends Reshaping Human Resources

    A new wave of trends has been slowly emerging, but some recurring themes are likely to contribute to the new Human Resources landscape.
  • Handling a Distributed or Remote Workforce

    It is no secret that remote work is on the rise. While there is no shortage of statistics to help confirm this trend, Forbes argues that the most telling indication is companies’ willingness to hire remote employees. Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, only 12% of companies surveyed said they would...
  • Employee Appreciation Ideas: 63 Epic Ways To Reward Your Staff

    Whether you own a small business with a handful of employees or a large corporation employing thousands of people, you pay them with the understanding that they are doing their job to ensure your continued success. It sounds cut and dried, but when you add in the human dynamic, emotions come...
  • Veterans: Their Skills and The Workplace

    Our thanks to veterans could never be thoroughly conveyed through words alone, but we continue to try each and every day to express our gratitude to them. Our support extends to those who have served and are currently serving, both abroad and at home. When soldiers come home, the transition from...
  • 6 Reasons Payroll Annoys Us All

    Ah yes, Payroll. The seemingly most annoying portion of HR, or so at least some say… But it doesn’t have to be. Payroll can be streamlined, quick, and efficient with all the proper securities and protocols set in place. Usually, however, the best way to do this is to outsource this HR function....
  • Advantages of Outsourced Payroll

    Advantages of Outsourced payroll: You immediately free up precious time from getting consumed by repetitive tasks and ultimately add to the productivity, which is one those critical areas of your business which may not directly affect the sales, but it involves rewarding the most important...
  • Put down those cell phones!

    Everywhere you turn, there is usually someone sitting on their cell phone. They’re either passing time, trying to look busy, or maybe even actually get work done. However, the smarter our phones become, the more employee engagement/productivity seems to decrease. While there are plenty of other...
  • 3 Ways to Stop Toxic Co-worker

    At some point or another everyone in life will encounter a toxic coworker. The ratio of crazy people is just too high. Avoiding them is a good strategy to start, but it’s really not enough. You have to get tactical when you are confined to the same office, and especially if your work coincides...
  • What to Offer in a Great Benefits Package for Your Church Employees

    One of the cornerstones of any church is giving back, but that can mean more than taking care of the community. It also means focusing inward to acknowledge the employees who work tirelessly behind the scenes to keep the mission running smoothly. Although your staff members will tell you that...
  • Solving 4 Common Church Payroll Challenges

    Most people outside of the church administration don’t know how much goes into keeping the lights on and making their members feel welcome. A team of volunteers and employees work to keep the space clean, provide services to the community, and handle the technical aspects of running a church....
  • When does it make sense for churches to look at HR outsourcing

    Churches often offer much more to their staff than a typical employer. Staff members may feel more connected or invested when working for a church and the experience is rewarding. When it comes to managing church staff, there are many unique challenges and often limited resources. Church...
  • What is The Employee Onboarding Process?

    Onboarding is the process in which new employees are hired and trained in what is expected of them when they start a new job. Often, the importance of this step as a crucial part of onboarding is overlooked, and an employee is hired, quickly trained, and left to fend for themselves and sink or...
  • Does Nancy Negative Work in Your Office?

    I don’t know about you, but it’s amazing to me how one bad attitude can affect an entire organization. Over the years, I have found that nothing affects employee morale more insidiously than persistent negativity in the workplace. It seems to just sap the energy out of your organization and...
  • Don’t Ignore These 4 Nonprofit HR Challenges and Opportunities

    The world of human resources is constantly evolving. Companies are getting better at identifying top talent and turning prospects into employees. If your nonprofit HR team isn’t keeping up with big-budget enterprises of the private sector, then you could have a hard time filling positions and...
  • 5 Nonprofits With Amazing Corporate Culture

    The millennial generation is changing how employees find work. Along with digital networking and connecting on social media, this latest generation is values-driven. More than 70 percent of millennials say they are willing to spend more with brands that support causes that are important to them,...
  • Top Reasons to Use HR Outsourcing for Nonprofits

    Nonprofits face unique challenges, particularly with accessing useful resources. Your nonprofit can better leverage the skill sets and people within your organization. Often the individuals or small teams handling Human Resources for nonprofit organizations have unreasonable workloads....
  • Top Reasons to Use HR Outsourcing for Nonprofits

    Nonprofits face unique challenges, particularly with accessing useful resources. Your nonprofit can better leverage the skill sets and people within your organization. Often the individuals or small teams handling Human Resources for nonprofit organizations have unreasonable workloads....
  • The Future of HR?

    Human Resources as we know it today is on the verge of a major tectonic shift, regardless of industry. Organizations today are starting to shift their focus more towards delivering experiences to new hires and having the best employees matched up to construct the best customer experiences....
  • Which HR Policies for Nonprofit Organizations Really Matter?

    HR Policies for Nonprofit: Within the nonprofit world, how you run your organization will determine its success in multiple ways. The employees you hire can drive your nonprofit’s success and the public’s perception of how your organization functions will determine the kinds of donations you...