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Featuring product release updates, industry views and news, and the latest from our valued clients and customers. 

How to build a thriving workplace culture?

How to build a thriving workplace culture?

As a small- to mid-sized employer, it may seem intimidating to construct your own culture. This is all the more true if you serve an industry and are up against major competitors, each of which already have a thriving culture that retains employee loyalty while attracting customers left and right.

Flock Product Spotlight | Requesting Time-Offs

Flock Product Spotlight | Requesting Time-Offs

Say Good-bye to the traditional ways of tracking complex accruals, carryover caps, tenure, employee milestones and time-off. Experience the joy of one-click approvals on all time-off requests, plus clear, actionable insights into your team’s records.

Enhancing employee experience with today’s mobile HR platform!

Enhancing employee experience with today’s mobile HR platform!

A new world for HR technology is on the horizon. Mobile and software technologies are allowing HR leaders to revolutionize the employee experiences. Digital HR platforms can help small businesses alleviate these pain points by automating administrative tasks, record-keeping, and compliance, and by giving HR coordinators tools to find and retain the best talent.

Flock Product Spotlight | Creating Tasks

Flock Product Spotlight | Creating Tasks

Transform your new hires into engaged team players with Flock's easy-to-use onboarding task manager. Read our blog to learn more about how to enhance your employee onboarding experience with Flock!

Flock Product Spotlight | Employee Onboarding

Flock Product Spotlight | Employee Onboarding

Flock provides you with a simple, tech-enabled onboarding platform so your new hires are comfortable in their new organization and so you can avoid compliance issues with our onboarding best practices.

Why a small business should consider implementing HR software

Why a small business should consider implementing HR software

The digital world is changing how we live, how we work, and how business is organized and conducted. For HR and business leaders, this digital transformation poses two fundamental challenges. First, HR can help business leaders and employees shift to a digital mindset, a digital way of managing, organizing, and leading change. Second, HR has the opportunity to revolutionize the entire employee experience by transforming HR processes, systems, and the HR organization via new digital platforms, apps, and ways of delivering HR services.

Flock Product Spotlight | Benefits Enrollment

Flock Product Spotlight | Benefits Enrollment

Flock helps you to provide your employees with an intuitive, meaningful experience as eligibility drives what employees can/ cannot see and what benefits they are able to enroll in. Plus, a total compensation statement at the end of the enrollment process truly expresses the value of what employers offer.

Flock Product Spotlight | Advanced Security & Permissions

Flock Product Spotlight | Advanced Security & Permissions

Having precise control over which employees can access sensitive data or perform actions on your HRIS system is an essential tool for today’s HR administrators. Flock allows you to create and assign roles, set read/write access in the available custom data fields for different groups of employees within the organization. All from an intuitive easy to use interface.

Flock Product Spotlight | Offer Letters

Flock Product Spotlight | Offer Letters

A core part of the human resources function is about enhancing and improving the overall candidate experience. The candidate experience begins the moment the individual first interacts with someone or something (e.g, website, brand and social media presence) related to your organization.  They have already started to know the company, got their first impression about it by the time you get around to extending a formal offer to them.

Product Release | 04.09.18

Product Release | 04.09.18

Flock is excited to announce our latest product updates. This release marks another step forward for Flock, with a continued focus on delighting users with a more refined experience. You'll discover a newly designed Home/Activity page with a more intuitive navigation system along with many restructured areas for better information flow. We've also made a number of excellent usability and functionality improvements with our HR Administrators in mind, with a substantial update to our custom forms feature and reporting capabilities. Thanks again to our customers and partners for their enthusiastic support and feedback.

Why does employee engagement matter?

Why does employee engagement matter?

Employee engagement has become a focal point in today’s workforce because companies are finally beginning to grasp that in order to keep your customers happy, you need to have happy, engaged employees.

It's the right time to make the switch to Digital HR!

It's the right time to make the switch to Digital HR!

2018 is the year when more and more companies are including expenditure for HR technology in their budgets. Businesses are now looking out for purchasing and implementing new software to streamline their current HR processes.

How are you managing your employee performance?

How are you managing your employee performance?

Decisions about talent development priorities suffer if performance information is unavailable or difficult to access. Inconsistent evaluation criteria and reward structures result in lower productivity, reduced engagement and higher attrition.

Are you planning to exit a PEO?

Are you planning to exit a PEO?

For many small businesses, a professional employer organization (PEO) can be a tremendous asset. With not many people on staff and a thin budget, outsourcing human resources can be a smart strategy. But as a company grows larger, its HRIS, payroll, benefits, and compliance needs become more complex, and it’s vital to have in-house expertise. At that point, a PEO may no longer be the best fit.

Introducing Flock + Slack Integration!

Introducing Flock + Slack Integration!

Communication is a powerful tool that can have an enormous impact on the success of any organization. Effective communication can increase employee engagement, boost workplace productivity, and drive business growth. It is the cornerstone of an engaged workforce. A company’s workforce represents its most significant investment and ultimately determines the success or failure of the organization.

Digital HR for small businesses

Digital HR for small businesses

The digital world is changing how we live, how we work, and how business is organized and conducted. For HR and business leaders, this digital transformation poses two fundamental challenges. First, HR can help business leaders and employees shift to a digital mindset, a digital way of managing, organizing, and leading change. Second, HR has the opportunity to revolutionize the entire employee experience by transforming HR processes, systems, and the HR organization via new digital platforms, apps, and ways of delivering HR services.

How much ROI can you get from effective employee onboarding?

How much ROI can you get from effective employee onboarding?

HR Onboarding isn’t a luxury. Successful employees go through comprehensive orientation and socialization and it shows in their successful integration into the company. Developing and sustaining a simple and intuitive employee onboarding program is vital to not only the success of your team but also to the productivity and longevity of your employees.

Product Release | 02.12.18

Product Release | 02.12.18

No one appreciates the tasks of the HR administrator better than we do! We are happy to announce that the HRIS and Benefits Administration portal in the Flock platform are getting even better with this product update. In this release you will see a variety of new features, usability improvements and a refresh of the user experience with an overall update to the look and feel of Flock with better use of space and consistency. 

How to best utilize your HR on-boarding processes?

How to best utilize your HR on-boarding processes?

Onboarding an employee is one of the initial and crucial part of an entire employee lifecycle for any company. There are few instances in the employee lifecycle as momentous as the first few on the job. New hires join a firm with the promise of productivity.

Product Release | 1.8.2018

Product Release | 1.8.2018

Flock is wishing you, your family and friends a new year filled with new hopes, new joy & new beginnings. Flock is excited to be bringing many new features in the Flock platform to assist our Human Resource administrators and broker partners across the country. Flock’s 2018 new year resolutions.