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Diana Cleveland

Diana Cleveland is the Content Marketing Specialist at EPAY Systems. A recent graduate of Augustana College, she joined the EPAY team to help provide insightful and education content to customers and readers.
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In-House Payroll Software - Why You Might Need To Rethink Your Current Solution

February 26, 2019 By Diana Cleveland - Leave a comment

In-house payroll software can be comfortable solution for your company – you feel in control and you have the entire workforce’s info, records, and taxes at your fingertips, but your comfort blanket may be leaving you at risk. In-house payroll...

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Filed Under: Workforce Management, Payroll & Tax

Firing: Balancing Compliance with Compassion

February 12, 2019 By Diana Cleveland - Leave a comment

Firing is always a touchy subject for any employer or employee. But the separation process - whether firing, lay-off, or voluntary resignation - can be fraught with challenges and possible missteps. In an hourly work environment, turnover is...

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Filed Under: Compliance, Workforce Management

What is a Human Resource Information System?

January 29, 2019 By Diana Cleveland - Leave a comment

HRIS, or “Human Resource Information Systems” refers to the digital automation of tasks and functions that were once performed by HR personnel. Most companies of 100 or more employees are choosing to streamline HR functions by implementing an...

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Filed Under: Human Capital Management

2019 Minimum Wage Updates Plus Our At-a-Glance Chart

January 11, 2019 By Diana Cleveland - Leave a comment

Effective January 1, 2019, 19 states and more than 24 cities and localities have raised minimum wages, with other states planning increases later in the year. These minimum wage increases could effect an estimated 5 million hourly-paid workers,...

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Filed Under: Compliance, Workforce Management

2019 HR Books to Make You a Better Business Leader

January 03, 2019 By Diana Cleveland - Leave a comment

Human resource managers are never bored – there is always a new problem to solve. The most effective way to advance your skills is to get tips from the masters. We have culled the best HR books on the art of managing people. Even a single insight...

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Talent Management vs. Performance Management

December 06, 2018 By Diana Cleveland - Leave a comment

Talent management and performance management are two related HR terms that mean different things. Talent management is a broader activity while performance management is just one of the many tasks that lives under the hub of talent management....

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Filed Under: Human Capital Management, Performance Management

Employee Exit Interviews for Hourly Work Environments

November 27, 2018 By Diana Cleveland - Leave a comment

An exit interview is a valuable tool that can identify ways a company could achieve a higher level of productivity, profitability, and retain top talent.

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Filed Under: Workforce Management, Applicant Tracking & Hiring, Onboarding

Advantages of RFID Time Clocks for Employers

October 09, 2018 By Diana Cleveland - Leave a comment

While an employer must maintain a system for accurate recording of employee work hours, advances in technology have greatly simplified the process. With an RFID time clock system, business owners can monitor employee hours with RFID (Radio...

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Filed Under: Time Tracking, Workforce Management

FedRAMP Compliance: Why it Matters for Workforce Management

October 04, 2018 By Diana Cleveland - Leave a comment

Under the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP), the federal government determines if cloud products are secure enough for use by federal agencies. Certification is a sign of a dedicated commitment to security for...

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Filed Under: Workforce Management

The Performance Review: Basics and Best Practices for Blue Collar Workers

October 02, 2018 By Diana Cleveland - Leave a comment

The annual review is a tired function as beige as the cubicle walls its typical employees sit in. But in the current struggling labor shortage means that reviews need to be brought to life in every industry, from the dusty scaffolding to the...

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Filed Under: Human Capital Management, Workforce Management