May 05, 2020

This One Simple Change Will Increase Employee Engagement: 1:1 Meetings

In today’s working world, the employee experience is in trouble. Employees in the U.S. are up to twice as likely to be disengaged at work.

And this disengagement can cause problems. Gallup finds that organizations whose employees are actively engaged reap substantial rewards (vs. unengaged peers) such as 41% lower absenteeism, between 24 and 59% lower turnover, and 17% higher productivity. Clearly, organizations simply cannot afford to ignore the importance of the employee experience.

April 30, 2020

Supporting Employees During Crisis: The Ultimate Test of an HR Leader

2020 started with the promise that it was going to be my best year yet as an HR professional. I was going to accomplish every resolution this year. From launching a new training program for managers, initiating a diversity & inclusion program, and my personal goal of reading every book I could find on being a first time dad. That all changed when the COVID-19 Coronavirus put much of our lives on pause. The idea of "social distancing," toilet paper hoarding, and sanitizing delivery boxes were completely foreign concepts just a month or two ago. The lifestyle inconveniences turned into real fear as I started witnessing the early effects of this virus that we still don’t have any solutions for. 

April 14, 2020

Are Paper Processes Contributing to the Spread of Coronavirus in Your Office?

When recently surveyed about the impact of Coronavirus on HR, 89% of public sector respondents said that keeping employees healthy was their biggest concern. Given that 92% still have some portion of their employees working from the office, that means the majority of HR professionals are being forced to rethink how they conduct daily operations in their physical environments.

April 09, 2020

Report: How Prepared Were Public Sector HR Professionals for COVID-19?

As we approach a month since the first COVID-19 stay-at-home orders were put into place, HR professionals in the public sector are still waiting for the dust to settle from the upending of their daily operations. Transitioning employees to remote working, maintaining critical services to the public, and concerns about layoffs or shuttered departments have all been top of mind as we continue to confront uncharted territory.

April 06, 2020

How to Transition Employees from Working in Office to Working Remotely

A recent survey of HR professionals by Gartner found that 88% of organizations have encouraged or required employees to work from home due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In public sector and higher education organizations, however, there are unique challenges to successfully implementing a work remote program for employees while also maintaining critical services. Whether it be utilities, police and fire, online schooling or other various functions deemed essential, working remotely may not be as simple as it is for private sector companies.

December 16, 2019

Happy Holidays from NEOGOV

EL SEGUNDO, CA - This holiday season, we decided to create a video to spread some NEOGOV cheer! The video gives you a quick, behind-the-scenes look at the our team as they get in the holiday spirit. Check it out to see the team members who create your software and support your agencies throughout the year. Happy Holidays from the NEOGOV family!

October 23, 2019

CONNECTing with HR Peers: A Recap of CONNECT 2019 User Conference

As the sun rose on the Mirage Conference Center in Las Vegas on Tuesday, October 8th, the NEOGOV team was excitedly anticipating the start of the CONNECT 2019 User Conference. The registration bags were all packed, filled with goodies like a Yeti water bottle with the NEOGOV logo and a colorfully designed agenda jam-packed with both valuable sessions and fun events. The team was prepared for the kickoff of CONNECT, a user conference designed to bring public sector HR professionals together to learn about NEOGOV products and enhancements, interact with their peers, and gain insight into the state of public sector hiring.

July 29, 2019

The Clock's Ticking on California's New Sexual Harassment Training Requirements

With the end of 2019 approaching fast, it’s time for employers to take steps to comply with California’s substantially expanded sexual harassment training requirements.

May 09, 2019

How to Attract Candidates to Public Sector Jobs

The U.S. unemployment rate has been holding at less than 4 percent for almost a year, during which time it hit a record low. Combined with rising retirements and an aging government workforce, this has created a highly-competitive job market for anyone searching for qualified new hires.

May 01, 2019

NEOGOV Releases 2019 Job Seeker Report

EL SEGUNDO, CA - NEOGOV, a market leader in public sector human resources software, announces the release of the 2019 Job Seeker Report, a research study to understand the state of public sector hiring and tips for how to attract high quality candidates.

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