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Workplace Incident Report Forms: Things to Include

March 27, 2018 By Diana Cleveland - Leave a comment

When a workplace injury occurs, it is important to act quickly. The crucial period is the first 24 hours after the incident. Statistically, the more time that elapses before the injury is reported, the higher the claim is likely to be.

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Filed Under: Workforce Management

How to Reduce Tardy Employees

March 22, 2018 By Diana Cleveland - Leave a comment

Habitual employee tardiness can wreak havoc in a business. Although it may seem to be a minor problem when an employee is a few minutes late for work, it can have ripple effect that hurts productivity and impact your company’s bottom line. If...

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Filed Under: Time Tracking, Workforce Management

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The U.S. Department of Labor has withdrawn its 2014 guidance regarding the meaning and scope of the term "employment relationship" under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).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