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Your I-9 Forms Just Expired- But Here's Why That's Okay

September 16, 2019 By Emma Smith - Leave a comment

If you haven’t noticed the expiration date on your latest I-9 forms, you’ve probably spared yourself some panic. The current version, as issued by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), was marked to expire on August 31, 2019. And now that it...

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Filed Under: Compliance, Human Capital Management, HR News

How to Simplify Prevailing Wage and Certified Payroll Workflows for Successful Compliance

September 09, 2019 By Emma Smith - Leave a comment

If you’re in construction, you undoubtedly know that successfully fulfilling federally funded public work projects means meeting labor-intensive compliance requirements. At the heart of it: prevailing wage and certified payroll rules. It can be...

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

Getting Your Employees to Use Your New HR Technology... and Use It Correctly

September 04, 2019 By Emma Smith - Leave a comment

When you invest in new HR technology, you want to make sure you get the best return on your investment. But how can you do that if your employees are using your new solution incorrectly—or worse, won’t use it at all? You need your employees to...

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Filed Under: Human Capital Management, Workforce Management, Performance Management, Learning and Development

ACA Compliance News: 2020 Affordability Threshold Lowered, More 226-J Penalty Letters Unleashed

August 16, 2019 By Julie Kramer - Leave a comment

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is back in the news. Recently, the Internal Revenue Service released the employee affordability threshold percentage for 2020 via Revenue Provision 2019-29, and the new number benefits employees over employers....

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Filed Under: Compliance, Human Capital Management, HR News, Affordable Care Act

5 Ways HR Software Can Improve Client Retention

August 15, 2019 By Emma Smith - Leave a comment

If you’re managing an hourly, distributed workforce, chances are you’re also managing some sort of client relationships. Running a successful business requires maintaining and optimizing those relationships. When done correctly, it elevates...

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Filed Under: Human Capital Management, Staffing, Applicant Tracking & Hiring, Learning and Development, Scheduling, BSCs

Onboarding and Training for the Cannabis Industry: Turning New Hires into Experts

August 08, 2019 By Emma Smith - Leave a comment

The surge of open jobs and hiring needs created by the widespread legalization of marijuana has left many employers ill-equipped to handle onboarding and training on such a large scale, especially those without an HR specialist.

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Filed Under: Human Capital Management, Learning and Development, Cannabis

Great Managers Aren't Born, They're Trained

August 05, 2019 By Julie Kramer - Leave a comment

If your company depends on an hourly workforce, your frontline managers can make or break your business. In industries that operate on chronically-slim margins, every detail matters—and that includes every single frontline manager.

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Filed Under: Human Capital Management, Workforce Management, Performance Management, Learning and Development

HR, Payroll & Workforce Management Best Practices for Staffing Agencies

July 31, 2019 By Emma Smith - Leave a comment

Managing essential HR functions such as benefits administration, time tracking, and payroll can be a real challenge for staffing agencies. Due to the ever-changing nature of both your industry and temporary workforce, you’ve likely witnessed...

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Filed Under: Human Capital Management, Time Tracking, Mobile, Staffing, Payroll & Tax

Beyond ADA Compliance, Employers Are Actively Recruiting Workers with Disabilities

July 12, 2019 By Julie Kramer - Leave a comment

If you’re struggling to fill open positions within your hourly workforce, you’re not alone. More than 7.3 million jobs are going unfilled, according to the latest BLS jobs report. As a result of the labor shortage, some forward-thinking employers...

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Filed Under: Compliance, Human Capital Management, Workforce Management, Applicant Tracking & Hiring

For Staffing Companies: How to Evaluate Payroll Software

July 09, 2019 By Julie Kramer - Leave a comment

Staffing companies are in the business of keeping people happy. They need to keep their clients happy, or clients will take their business elsewhere. They also need to keep their employees happy, or workers won’t be productive and won’t stick...

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Filed Under: Human Capital Management, Workforce Management, Staffing, Payroll & Tax