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Why Payroll Software is in Rising Demand

Posted by Guest Post on Jan 21, 2021 11:15:21 AM

If you think that just because your organization is small in size, it is not generating a considerable amount of payroll data every year, then get your basics right! Every organization's goals, regardless of its size, is to increase productivity and revenue. To achieve these goals, you need to take some burden off your employees to allow them to invest their attention in the creative fields of your business by entrusting a Payroll Management System to manage cumbersome payroll administrative and compliance tasks.

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Topics: payroll, Technology, HR

How to Develop a Training Program For Teams in Different Locations

Posted by Guest Post on Dec 21, 2020 2:01:36 PM

Working remotely used to be an option for companies that wanted to onboard diverse talent. Now, the practice is mainstream, and nearly everyone is familiar with logging into their company’s system via a virtual private network.

This new virtual work environment has impacted training. Currently, all team members must be trained online regardless of whether they are down the street or across the country.

Developing a training program that satisfies your company’s productivity goals helps employees to grow professionally and maintains organizational culture is a challenge.

Here are four key points to consider when developing effective training programs for teams that are in different locations.

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Topics: Workforce Management, HR

HR and Payroll: How to Know if You Need to Outsource

Posted by Guest Post on Dec 8, 2020 7:15:00 AM

Running a business isn’t easy. From figuring out how to get your idea off the ground, to remaining competitive in your market and continuing to push your company to the next level, you may be feeling a strain on your resources. Many businesses that are just starting out or are only a few years old strive to handle nearly every business-management responsibility in house with a small, but dedicated team; however, this can prove to be a detriment to your company.

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Topics: payroll, Technology, HR

5 Alternatives to Holiday Parties

Posted by Allyson Edwards on Dec 2, 2020 3:47:36 PM

Holiday gatherings are a great way for employees to connect, relax, and celebrate a year’s accomplishments. However, holiday celebrations are very likely to look a bit different this year. 

2020 has tested our ability to adapt, and shown us that innovation is our greatest strength. So as 45% of organizations remain unsure, yet hopeful, on holiday celebrations, HR leaders are channeling their inner creativity on ways to keep the holiday spirit alive, build comradery, and reward their people while adhering to social distancing and other safety protocols.

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Topics: HR, Culture

Should You Require College Degrees for New Hires?

Posted by Guest Post on Nov 17, 2020 9:15:00 AM

Hiring new employees is no easy feat. You have to take into account a candidate’s background, from their work experiences to their soft and hard skills. However, there’s one part of a resume that’s often up for debate: whether or not an applicant has a college degree.

Is this something that you should require when you are looking at someone’s credentials? With that in mind, this article aims to shed some light on the discussion.

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Topics: Recruiting, Staffing, HR

How to Keep Your Skills Sharp for the Future of Work

Posted by Guest Post on Oct 20, 2020 5:16:00 PM

Keeping your skills sharp for the future of work requires knowledge of where that future is headed. The recent pandemic has accelerated a change that was slowly occurring throughout the whole workforce. As a whole, technology has been disrupting industries around the world with advances such as artificial intelligence and machine learning. However, remote work has been a new change brought on due to the Covid-19 pandemic, a change that has caused the loss of many traditional jobs.

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Topics: Recruiting, HR

5 Simple Tips on Improving Internal Brand Awareness

Posted by Guest Post on Oct 13, 2020 7:45:00 AM

Every year, companies invest billions in branding and marketing strategies to attract more external attention to their companies. Every business needs a robust external branding campaign to ensure that their business and products resonate with customers.

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Topics: HR, Culture

The Passed Burden: Helping Employees Doing The Work Of Those In Rehab

Posted by Guest Post on Sep 29, 2020 4:13:00 PM

Employee wellness is your top priority when it comes to creating a healthy workplace. It is also important to consider that health doesn’t just involve the physical aspect, but also keeping your employees’ mental wellness in shape.

Maybe you have taken a positive stride in protecting your employees’ wellness by allowing them to take an extended leave for drug or alcohol addiction rehab. That’s a great thing--but have you considered your employees who will take on the responsibility of those on rehab or extended leave?

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Topics: HR, Culture

The Costly Employee Classification Conundrum: Exempt or Non-Exempt?

Posted by Allyson Edwards on Sep 22, 2020 1:06:56 PM

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced many employers across the U.S. to implement work-from-home policies as a way to help stop the spread of the virus and resume daily business operations. Work-from-home policies might include a 14-day quarantine for individuals that have recently traveled to hotspots, flexible work shift schedules, or even the strict direction to work-from-home until further notice.

With so many employees working remote, it’s essential that employee time is being accurately recorded and that employees are compensated in compliance with local, state, and federal wage and hour laws. However, properly classifying employees is one of the most challenging aspects of HR compliance.

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Topics: Employee Law, Workforce Management, HR

Recognizing Payroll Professionals

Posted by Allyson Edwards on Sep 14, 2020 8:50:51 AM

In honor of National Payroll Week last week, employees at organizations throughout the U.S.  spread the payroll love by taking a few moments to nominate and share some kind words about payroll professionals that continuously go above and beyond for their people and organization.

Please help us in celebrating and giving kudos to the following payroll professionals:

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Topics: payroll, HR

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