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Reboot the Resume: Maximize Your Hiring Efforts

July 10, 2018 By Diana Cleveland - Leave a comment

It’s no secret – the resume is rotten, but there isn’t an obvious alternative, leaving both job applicants and employers struggling to sort through the mess. It’s time for an update and companies everywhere are coming up with all sorts of options...

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6 FAQs about FMLA Rules

July 03, 2018 By Julie Kramer - Leave a comment

What’s your FMLA rules IQ? Although nearly everyone has a passing familiarity with the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), misinformation abounds—and little mistakes can create big repercussions for unwary employers. 

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Filed Under: Human Capital Management, Compliance

Getting the Most from Reference Checks: Questions and Best Practices

June 29, 2018 By Julie Kramer - Leave a comment

Is your company conducting professional reference checks for all job applicants? No matter how high your turnover…how entry level the open position…or how long your to-do list is at any given moment, reference checks are a uniquely-valuable...

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Top 5 Mobile Time Tracking Features for Construction Companies

June 27, 2018 By Jordann Donskey - Leave a comment

One thing we've learned about construction companies: most of them never thought they'd find a time and attendance system that fits their uniquely mobile workforce. If they use any system, it's usually old-school time sheets, which they already...

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Time Clock Rules for Hourly Employees

June 25, 2018 By Diana Cleveland - Leave a comment

Unless you are a private employer with sales of less than $500,000 a year, you are required by the Federal Labor Standards Act (FLSA) to keep records of the time that all your employees work.

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Paid Leave Tax Credit: What Every Employer Should Know

June 20, 2018 By Julie Kramer - Leave a comment

If your company offers paid leave benefits—or is considering it—the Federal Paid Leave Tax Credit should be on your radar. This pilot program, created under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Acts of 2017, went into effect January 1, 2018 and expires at the...

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OSHA Regulations Recap: Deadlines, Forms and Fines, Oh My!

June 14, 2018 By Julie Kramer - Leave a comment

Have you electronically filed your 2017 OSHA Form 300A yet? Because for employers subject to OSHA regulations, July 1, 2018 is the final deadline. And for some companies, this comes as an eleventh-hour surprise—the latest twist in an evolving...

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EPAY Eats: Food Recommendations for  #SHRM18 in Chicago

June 12, 2018 By Diana Cleveland - Leave a comment

EPAY Systems has found its home in Chicago since 2001 and we are so excited to welcome SHRM to our city. With four packed days of seminars, sessions and walking the expo floor, if you're in town for SHRM you will likely get hungry. To help, our...

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EPAY's New Anywhere, Everywhere Time Clock: the Portable, Powerful WalTer S18

June 05, 2018 By Julie Kramer - Leave a comment

As of today, employers have a revolutionary new time clock option for tracking employee time and attendance—and it’s literally “off the wall.” That is, you don’t need to wall mount EPAY’s small, slim WalTerTM S18 time clock, although you can if...

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How to Craft an Employee Engagement Survey

Engagement is a hot topic and its no wonder why when disengagement can cost companies $450 to $550 billion dollars annually. Companies with engaged employees out perform those without by 202%. These are huge margins over engagement alone.

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