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7 Tips for a Smoother, Happier Open Enrollment

November 01, 2018 By Julie Kramer - Leave a comment

What would you rather do: walk barefoot across hot coals, have a conversation with your ex, or complete open enrollment forms?   

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Filed Under: Human Capital Management, Employee Benefits

EPAY’s Workforce Analytics: A New Way to Save Employers Money… $1,000,000 at a Time

October 24, 2018 By Julie Kramer - Leave a comment

Chances are, your company would love to find clever new ways to cut labor costs. And improve labor compliance. And shorten payroll processing time. And while you’re at it, you’d love to start leveraging workforce analytics, if only it wasn’t so...

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Filed Under: Workforce Management

5 Recruiting Ideas for Staffing Firms Stung by the Labor Shortage

October 18, 2018 By Julie Kramer - Leave a comment

Finding—and keeping—dedicated workers has always been a challenge for the staffing industry. It’s the nature of the beast. But in the wake of the current labor shortage, it’s become an increasingly pressing problem.

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Filed Under: Human Capital Management

Seasonal Stress: The Struggle for H-2B Guest Worker Visas

October 11, 2018 By Julie Kramer - Leave a comment

For businesses that rely on foreign guest workers to staff their seasonal workforce, hiring has become a year-round headache. Recently, demand for H-2B visas has eclipsed supply, leaving jobs unfilled and companies caught short.

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Filed Under: Workforce Management

Ain’t Misbehavin’: 9 Elements of an Ethical Workplace Culture

September 27, 2018 By Julie Kramer - Leave a comment

Have you ever witnessed a coworker doing something unethical—or worse, illegal—on the job? 51% of employees in large companies claim they have, according to a National Business Ethics Survey. Common forms of workplace misconduct include theft (of...

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Filed Under: Human Capital Management

Geofencing: Why You Need it For Your Distributed Workforce

September 20, 2018 By Julie Kramer - Leave a comment

You may have a nodding acquaintance with the word “geofencing,” without really knowing how it works. But if you manage a mobile or distributed workforce, it’s in your company’s best interest to learn. Because this oddly-named technology—when...

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Filed Under: Time Tracking

Employee Compensation: The Less You Make, The More It Matters

September 13, 2018 By Julie Kramer - Leave a comment

When it comes to employee compensation, can money buy love—i.e., job satisfaction?

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Filed Under: Workforce Management

Beyond the Buzzword: Is Your Company Culture a Help or Hindrance?

September 05, 2018 By Julie Kramer - Leave a comment

You can’t get very far in HR circles without bumping into the term “company culture”—and there’s a good reason for that. More than a buzzword, in competitive markets, your company culture can either give you an edge or edge you out of the...

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Filed Under: Human Capital Management

Oh No, Not That: Managing HR Software Transitions

August 23, 2018 By Julie Kramer - Leave a comment

Want to spark fear into the collective heart of an entire workforce? Just say these five words: “we’re getting new HR software.” Then, stand back as panic ensues.

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Filed Under: Human Capital Management

EPAY Systems CEO, Frank Ruffolo, named to top 50 SaaS CEOs list

August 22, 2018 By Julie Kramer - Leave a comment

CHICAGO – EPAY Systems' CEO Frank Ruffolo has been named as one of the top 50 SaaS CEOs in the country according to The SaaS Report. And it’s easy to see why, in less than a decade he has grown a small, SaaS-based, niche time and attendance...

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Filed Under: EPAY News