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By: Matt Ingold

March 10th, 2017

Three Must-Have Employee Communications When Changing Payroll Service Companies

Workforce Management | HRIS | Payroll

Swapping payroll providers can be an administrative headache, but the real pain happens when the right communications fail to make it down to the employee level. The ripple effect of a total workforce management system shift, when not managed properly, can cause employees to quickly form a mile-long queue outside of HR’s door. The following items are the three must-have employee communications when changing payroll service companies.

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By: James Hart

October 17th, 2016

The 5 pieces of a fully integrated HR system

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

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

August 24th, 2016

What makes a great ACA software dashboard?

Obamacare Reporting | HRIS

The keys to a great software are accessibility and customization. The Software is useless if it isn’t intuitive enough to use and won’t serve all your purposes if it can’t be modified to fit your company. Here are some of the attributes of a good Affordable Care Act software dashboard.

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By: James Hart

July 8th, 2016

Performance Review Best Practices: Customization

HRIS | Performance Management

The performance review is a nerve-wracking ceremony for both the employee and supervisor involved. It is important to develop clear reviewing criteria for each employee. Grading an entry-level employee who has been at your company for six months on their leadership ability is probably a mistake. However, the new head of business development would be the perfect candidate for that kind of review. So lets talk about some performance review best practices to deal with these differences?

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3 Most Common Mistake Employers Make When Offering Benefits

Mistakes are expensive, especially when building benefit plans.

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By: Matt Ingold

June 22nd, 2016

Why FMLA Outsourcing Can’t Merely be Technology Resourcing

Compliance & Auditing | HRIS | FMLA

Today’s HR technology is allowing employers to achieve incredible economies in labor costs, productivity, and compliance management. That being said, technology resourcing will always reach its limits, and there enters the subject-matter-expert.

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By: Matt Ingold

May 31st, 2016

Five Benefits to Using FMLA Software

HRIS | FMLA | total workforce management

FMLA administration is another one of those administrative burdens demanding HR to manage more spreadsheets, conduct more regulatory upkeep, and consult with more lawyers. At the average cost of $78,000 to defend and FMLA suit, employers can't afford to get it wrong. The reality is that most employers are either not doing anything to track FMLA leave, or they are doing it poorly. With the onset of Paid Family Leave, employers are looking for ways to improve employee leave management and reduce the potential for FMLA abuses. For those looking for FMLA outsourcing or a technology solution to FMLA administration, here are five benefits of using FMLA software.

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By: James Hart

May 10th, 2016

Why FMLA Compliance is Worth Your Time

HRIS | FMLA

In past blogs we have already looked at the costs of implementing FMLA and what kind of money you could be wasting with poor leave management. Today I would like instead to show you some of the consequences of not complying with FMLA regulation (BTW, the labor lawyers with whom we regularly speak inform us that the vast majority of employers are doing nothing when it comes to FMLA administration). Be warned if you are faint of heart this may be too much to handle.

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By: Matt Ingold

May 6th, 2016

Total Workforce Management Software: Multi vs. Single Database Solutions

Affordable Care Act | HRIS | Reducing Overtime | Time Management

When considering a new HRIS or Human Capital Management Software purchase, increasing numbers of employers are looking for integrated HR systems, automated processes, and intuitive report writing. Understandably so—most have built their HR administration software suite from various different providers with wonky integrations. If you want a truly integrated HR technology, you have to take system-architecture into consideration, and here’s why. WARNING: This is not a terribly exciting read, but if you are serious about finding a truly integrated workforce solution, this is must-have information.

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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.

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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.