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By: James Hart

October 17th, 2016

The 5 pieces of a fully integrated HR system

HRIS | Obamacare Reporting | HR | Payroll | FMLA | TLM

All properly integrated Human Resource Management System have five main parts that make up a greater and more powerful system, just like how it takes five robot lions to form Voltron Defender of the Universe. These pieces are Payroll, Time and Labor Management, Affordable Care Act Reporting, FMLA Administration, and Benefit Enrollment.

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By: James Hart

July 1st, 2016

Letters from a “Millennial” (Part 2): Finding Common Ground

HR

  The first part of this series focused on helping supervisors realize there is no cookie cutter solution for reviewing their younger associates. The blog focuses on the supervisor's point of view and how to communicate effectively with millennials. From here on I will addressing millennials directly.

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By: Matt Ingold

April 26th, 2016

HR Best Practices for Onboarding: Speed with Online Checklists

HR | HR Best Practices

(1 minute read) There are a number of different administrative and training tasks that need to be accomplished when onboarding a new employee. Benefits enrollment I-9 form submissions Sign the employee handbook Set-up emails and desktop computers BUY BANDAID FOR PAPERCUT! HR Best-practice for onboarding: Speed up onboarding timelines with Online Checklists. Here’s how it works.

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By: Matt Ingold

March 28th, 2016

Capital Region Human Resource Professionals Show Up in Force at Annual CRHRA Conference

Workforce Management | Strategic HR | HR | Leave Management

What a great conference! The Capital Region Human Resource Association (CRHRA) boasted its greatest turnout to date for its annual one-day conference. Hosting more than 250 attendees made up of the Capital Region’s Human Resource professionals, CRHRA offered a dynamite lineup of speakers and courses aimed at inspiring, educating, and taking the Human Resource profession to new levels of strategic impact.

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3 Most Common Mistake Employers Make When Offering Benefits

Mistakes are expensive, especially when building benefit plans.

We've outlined the 3 most common mistakes employers make when offering benefits in a quick ebook. Get your copy free when you subscribe to our blog.

By: Matt Ingold

December 22nd, 2015

'Twas the Night Before the Christmas Party: An HR Appreciation Poem

HR

‘Twas the night before the Christmas Party And neither near nor afar Not a worker was working Except for HR. The posters were hung In the breakroom with care In hopes that the auditors Would never be there.

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By: Marissa Dalmata

October 19th, 2015

5 Tips For Streamlining Your Next Open Enrollment

Strategic HR | HRMS | online enrollment software | HR

Recently had a disgruntled HR Director on the phone. Conversation went as follows… Me: “Can you describe to me your open enrollment process?” Her: “It’s all paper, it takes up too much time, it’s a mess, and I hate it every year.” For most people, November and December brings on thoughts of turkey, family, and Holiday cheer. For the rest of us with January renewals just around the corner, tis the season to be pushing paper! For the HR professional looking at ways to streamline their benefits open enrollment in the coming year and reduce the amount of labor and opportunity costs associated, here are 5 tips that have cut open enrollment timelines by 75% and returned nearly a month of productivity to HR departments.

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By: Matt Ingold

October 2nd, 2015

What do College Students Think About a Career in HR?

Strategic HR | HR

Had a recent opportunity to share in a presentation by the Young Professionals Network of the Capital Region Chamber of Commerce for the University of Albany business group, Albany Business Leaders Emerging (ABLE). In a short breakout session for students considering a career path in Human Resources, there emerged a predominant reason for their collective pursuit of an HR career:

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Mistakes are expensive, especially when building benefit plans.

We've outlined the 3 most common mistakes employers make when offering benefits in a quick ebook. Get your copy free when you subscribe to our blog.

Before you leave...

Mistakes are expensive, especially when building benefit plans.

We've outlined the 3 most common mistakes employers make when offering benefits in a quick ebook. Get your copy free when you subscribe to our blog.