Emma Smith

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2019 Guide: Choosing a Time and Attendance System

May 07, 2019 By Emma Smith - Leave a comment

There are many important decisions to make when running a business. One that is often overlooked is how to accurately track employee time and attendance. Time tracking systems are important because they directly impact payroll and, thus, the...

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Filed Under: Time Tracking

The Ultimate Guide to Payroll Companies and How to Choose the Best One

April 30, 2019 By Emma Smith - Leave a comment

Payroll companies can provide you with the means to simplify workforce management while helping you reduce costs and retain visibility across your entire workforce. Working with the right payroll company can give your business what it needs to...

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Filed Under: Payroll & Tax

Mandatory Overtime Laws in Each State Across the U.S.

April 23, 2019 By Emma Smith - Leave a comment

Every state has certain laws regarding mandatory overtime. It’s important to understand what the overtime laws in your state are to help you avoid issues with payroll and remain consistently compliant in your management practices.

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Filed Under: Compliance, Time Tracking, Workforce Management, California

Wellness Programs: A New Competitive Edge

April 16, 2019 By Emma Smith - Leave a comment

There's been a cultural shift happening around employee wellness, one which requires business leaders to factor in the health of their employees as a part of their company's overall success. 

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Filed Under: Employee Benefits

HR Solutions by Company Size

April 10, 2019 By Emma Smith - Leave a comment

Regardless of age, industry, or number of employees, most human resource departments fulfill the same basic functions. But a company with 10 employees is not going to have the same needs as one with more than 1,000.  

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Filed Under: Human Capital Management

Embrace Rehiring with a Cyclical Workforce

April 04, 2019 By Emma Smith - Leave a comment

The stigma around rehiring has shifted from definitively negative to hesitantly positive over the past few decades. Employers are re-considering the benefits of welcoming back former employees despite pre-existing stigmas and pre-conceived...

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Filed Under: Applicant Tracking & Hiring

All-in-One Payroll & HR Solutions

April 03, 2019 By Emma Smith - Leave a comment

Administering and managing payroll is one of the most critical functions of any organization, but the scope of human capital management today involves much more than wage management or time and attendance tracking.

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Filed Under: Compliance, Human Capital Management, Payroll & Tax

FMLA Refresher: Because Simple is Better

March 26, 2019 By Emma Smith - Leave a comment

The Department of Labor’s 76-page FMLA guide book has plenty of fine print detailing the myriad of conditions that qualify an employee for extended, protected work leave. But that fine print is only as beneficial as your understanding of its...

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Filed Under: FMLA

HR Handbook: Fine-Tuning Your Inclement Weather Policy

March 12, 2019 By Emma Smith - Leave a comment
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Filed Under: Workforce Management