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Finding a Cure for Patchwork Paid Sick Leave Laws

February 07, 2019 By Julie Kramer - Leave a comment

Part 1 in a Series on Pressing Paid Leave Issues

Juggling various state and local paid sick leave laws (PSLL) is sparking headaches and ulcers throughout the HR community in companies that operate in multiple jurisdictions.

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Filed Under: Employee Benefits, Human Capital Management, Compliance

What is a Human Resource Information System?

January 29, 2019 By Diana Cleveland - Leave a comment

HRIS, or “Human Resource Information Systems” refers to the digital automation of tasks and functions that were once performed by HR personnel. Most companies of 100 or more employees are choosing to streamline HR functions by implementing an...

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Filed Under: Human Capital Management

Applicant Tracking and Onboarding: 10 Tips for Upgrading Your Hourly Workforce

January 24, 2019 By Julie Kramer - Leave a comment

More and more employers are choosing full-suite HR software with integrated applicant tracking systems (ATS) and onboarding software. They’re looking for ways to ease and enhance their recruiting and onboarding efforts—which is particularly...

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Filed Under: Onboarding, Applicant Tracking & Hiring, Human Capital Management

3 Ways HR Can Boost the Bottom Line

January 17, 2019 By Julie Kramer - Leave a comment

While most companies don’t view Human Resources as a profit center, savvy HR practices can contribute mightily to profitability. For companies that operate in highly-competitive markets or on razor-thin profit margins, maximizing HR’s impact on...

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Filed Under: Human Capital Management

A Manager Must-Do: FMLA Training

January 15, 2019 By Julie Kramer - Leave a comment

They say that what you don’t know can’t hurt you. But when it comes to the Family Medical Leave Act, or FMLA, what you don’t know can hurt you—and that applies to your managers, too.

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Filed Under: Compliance, FMLA, Human Capital Management, Learning and Development

ACA Ruled Unconstitutional—What Does That Mean for Employers?

December 19, 2018 By Julie Kramer - Leave a comment

On Friday, December 14, 2018, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was ruled unconstitutional. Few of us saw it coming, including employers and HR professionals.

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

Step Up Your Service with EPAY's New Client Management Tools

December 11, 2018 By Julie Kramer - Leave a comment

When it comes to running a staffing agency, you have a million things to worry about and having to deal with a difficult Workforce Management platform shouldn’t be one of them. EPAY Systems has just released more amazing features to help you run...

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Filed Under: Staffing, Janitorial, Human Capital Management

Talent Management vs. Performance Management

December 06, 2018 By Diana Cleveland - Leave a comment

Talent management and performance management are two related HR terms that mean different things. Talent management is a broader activity while performance management is just one of the many tasks that lives under the hub of talent management....

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Filed Under: Performance Management, Human Capital Management

Does Your Company Accommodate New Mothers? It's Not Optional

December 04, 2018 By Julie Kramer - Leave a comment

Undoubtedly, your employee handbook covers quite a bit of ground. But if it doesn’t include a formal lactation accommodation policy, it’s not be as complete as it could be.

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Filed Under: Compliance, Human Capital Management

7 New California Labor Laws HR Pros Should Know

November 29, 2018 By Julie Kramer - Leave a comment

If your business operates in the Golden State, you know that California labor laws are among the most complex and rigorous in the U.S. Unfortunately, that isn’t changing anytime soon. In fact, things are about to get even more challenging for...

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Filed Under: Human Capital Management, Compliance, California