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How to Keep the Best of the Batch: 5 Steps to Cut Your Turnover Rate

March 20, 2018 By Diana Cleveland - Leave a comment

To cut down your company’s turnover rate it takes more than just a comprehensive employee benefit plan. Selecting quality talent is vital to decreasing your turnover rate, but honest communication will keep that top talent in house.

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Filed Under: Human Capital Management, Workforce Management

WOTC: The Hidden Tax Credit You Didn’t Know

March 15, 2018 By Diana Cleveland - Leave a comment

Are you taking advantage of the Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC)? If you’re not, your company is missing out.

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Filed Under: Human Capital Management, HR News

Department of Labor Replaces Guidance on Employee Classification

March 13, 2018 By Amber Tenuta - Leave a comment

The U.S. Department of Labor has withdrawn its 2014 guidance regarding the meaning and scope of the term "employment relationship" under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The 2014 guidance has been replaced with the guidance from 2008.

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Filed Under: HR News, Compliance

Best Interview Questions to Combat High Turnover Rates

March 12, 2018 By Amber Tenuta - Leave a comment

High turnover rates are a challenge for many businesses, but especially those powered by hourly workers.

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Filed Under: HR News, Human Capital Management

2018 Payroll & Tax Changes – What You Can’t Miss

March 02, 2018 By Amber Tenuta - Leave a comment

October is generally when the new rules for the upcoming year are released. However, keeping up with payroll and tax changes is, seemingly, an endless process—endless, time consuming, exhausting – but critical.

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Filed Under: HR News, Human Capital Management, Compliance

4 Ways Performance Management Software Can Be Used to Motivate Hourly Workers

February 28, 2018 By Amber Tenuta - Leave a comment

It’s a fact: unmotivated workers hurt the bottom line. In a study by HR research firm McLean & Company, it was determined that unmotivated, disengaged employees cost companies an average of $3,400 per year for every $10,000 in annual salary.

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Filed Under: Human Capital Management, Employee Benefits

What Are HR Analytics: What Every HR Pro Should Know

February 21, 2018 By Amber Tenuta - Leave a comment

It seems like everyone is talking about HR analytics, but few companies are actually putting them to work. According to one CEB survey of 350 HR professionals, only 5% felt their organization was using human capital analytics effectively—although...

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Filed Under: Human Capital Management, Workforce Management, Time Tracking

Smart Attendance Policies for the Hourly Workforce

February 16, 2018 By Amber Tenuta - Leave a comment

Developing a shrewd company attendance policy is particularly important when you manage an hourly workforce. Chronic absenteeism is a basic but very real problem for most employers—one that hurts productivity and the bottom line. In fact,...

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Filed Under: Workforce Management, Time Tracking

2018 IRS Publication 15 Now Available

February 14, 2018 By Amber Tenuta - Leave a comment

One of the best resources for employer-related tax laws is Publication 15 from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). This publication explains your tax responsibilities as an employer. It also goes through the requirements for withholding,...

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Filed Under: EPAY News, HR News

Common Attendance Policies in the Workplace

February 13, 2018 By Amber Tenuta - Leave a comment

Company owners and managers can be plagued by employee attendance issues and need to update or establish an attendance policy to address such problems. Crafting an attendance policy can be challenging, particularly for hourly employees....

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