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Putting Clients First: SOC 2 Compliance in HR Tech

Putting Clients First: SOC 2 Compliance in HR Tech

| Margaux Morgante

When considering and comparing vendors in the HR/Worktech space, one critical factor should be the security and privacy of employee data within the system.

One way is to seek out a vendor with SOC 2 accreditation or what's more commonly referred to as "SOC 2 compliant". Kudos® understands the importance of your data and information and is proud to have the accreditation.

To explain the impact and importance of SOC 2 compliance, Henry Maphosa, Director of Technology at Kudos®, answered some questions about this important certification.

Choosing Strategic Core Values and Assigning Qualities (4 Simple Steps)

Choosing Strategic Core Values and Assigning Qualities (4 Simple Steps)

| Margaux Morgante

Corporate values are a powerful tool and should be top of mind for HR professionals and Leaders.

The right values have the power to connect your entire workforce and drive everyone toward a shared goal. But to get there, you must align your corporate values to your strategy and into daily life within your organization.

How Employee Recognition Can Fight the “Great Resignation”

How Employee Recognition Can Fight the “Great Resignation”

| Margaux Morgante

Employee turnover is on every HR leader’s mind these days as people leave their jobs at an unprecedented rate. So, what’s going on? And what can organizations do to curb this costly trend? 

In the following, we explore: 

  • What’s causing the “Great Resignation”? 
  • Why does employee retention matter? 
  • Why recognition, not money, is the answer. 
  • What a successful recognition program looks like. 
Are Employee Rewards a Taxable Benefit? A Mini Guide

Are Employee Rewards a Taxable Benefit? A Mini Guide

| Margaux Morgante

The tax implications of casual employee rewards from recognition platforms like Kudos can be a grey area with room for interpretation. This mini-guide can help!

Inside you'll find:

  • A summary of tax implications for employee rewards in the US
  • A summary of tax implications for employee rewards in Canada
  • An overview of how existing Kudos clients are managing tax rules
  • Examples of 100% tax-free rewards in Kudos
7 Ways You Should Measure Your Workplace Culture

7 Ways You Should Measure Your Workplace Culture

| Margaux Morgante

How can you quantify the strength of your culture and the value it brings? Being able to show that you’ve made strides in building up your culture through measurement and metrics will not only help you understand which initiatives are working but also highlight HRs role as a strategic business partner. We have 7 methods and metrics you can use to get started.

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