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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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2018 Tax Credits Every HR Pro Should Know

May 10, 2018 By Julie Kramer - Leave a comment

You’re an HR professional, not a company accountant. So it’s not often you can directly improve your company’s bottom line. That said, there are three federal tax credits in 2018 that edge into HR territory—and they can save your employer some...

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Are Your Job Descriptions Effective at Recruiting Hourly Workers?

May 04, 2018 By Julie Kramer - Leave a comment

Chances are, your company has been using the same job descriptions and job titles forever. But just because they’re familiar and easy to use doesn’t mean they’re as effective as they could be, particularly when it comes to recruiting hourly...

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Are These 5 Updates Missing from Your Employee Handbook?

April 24, 2018 By Diana Cleveland - Leave a comment

When was the last time you updated your company’s employee handbook? If it’s been over a year, you’re due for an update. Employment laws keep changing; hot HR issues keep shifting. Today, savvy employers are treating the employee handbook as a...

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Is It Time to Update Your Company Drug Policy?

April 17, 2018 By Diana Cleveland - Leave a comment

Not long ago, maintaining a company drug policy was a fairly straightforward HR matter. But in the last few years, rapid changes to America’s social and legal landscape have left many employers feeling like they’re tracking a moving target.

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Filed Under: Workforce Management, Compliance, Human Capital Management

9 Performance Management Best Practices for Hourly Workers

April 12, 2018 By Amber Tenuta - Leave a comment

Many employers seek ways to improve their performance management system—and for companies managing an hourly workforce, the challenge is even greater. How do managers connect with employees in a low-wage, high-turnover environment? How do...

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Filed Under: Human Capital Management, Compliance

What is the Cost of Hiring and Onboarding New Employees?

April 03, 2018 By Diana Cleveland - Leave a comment

There are two primary reasons for the need to hire new employees:

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

How to Reduce Workers Comp Claim Costs

March 29, 2018 By Diana Cleveland - Leave a comment

Spiraling workers comp claim costs have a heavy impact on profits. In fact, workers compensation insurance is one of the largest expenses businesses face today. Many small business owners in the U.S. have identified workers comp claim costs as a...

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Filed Under: Workforce Management, Human Capital 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