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Rethinking Workplace Vaping Policies in Light of the CDC Warning

September 13, 2019 By Julie Kramer - Leave a comment

This week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) urged Americans to refrain from using e-cigarettes while it investigates the link between vaping and lung disease—a move triggered by six deaths and hundreds of sickened vapers....

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Filed Under: HR News, Workforce Management

11 Tips for Preventing Manufacturing Accidents and Promoting Worker Safety

September 12, 2019 By Emma Smith - Leave a comment

If you work in manufacturing, you’re probably used to hearing about the many safety risks associated with your industry. But did you know that manufacturing sites average more than 300 deaths and 122,521 injuries each year? If safety procedures...

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Filed Under: Workforce Management, Manufacturing, OSHA

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

The Pros and Cons of Pay Transparency

August 30, 2019 By Emma Smith - Leave a comment

If you’re feeling the pressure of the pay transparency debate, you aren’t alone. As a result of tight labor markets, many employers are reevaluating their value proposition to employees and candidates, leading some to conclude they should no...

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Filed Under: Compliance, Workforce Management, Payroll & Tax

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

Cannabis Industry: 7 Reasons to Onboard with EPAY

July 24, 2019 By Emma Smith - Leave a comment

Wanting the benefits of an HR specialist without the cost of hiring one? If your cannabis business is struggling with hiring and onboarding, chances are it’s affecting your compliance. Proper standards for hiring, I-9 verification, employee...

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Filed Under: Workforce Management, Applicant Tracking & Hiring, Onboarding, Cannabis

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

6 Ways to Optimize Manual Timekeeping Compliance

July 02, 2019 By Emma Smith - Leave a comment

Automated timekeeping systems offer an impressive payroll solution for even the most complex workforces. However, one-in-three companies still use manual timekeeping methods. In 2017, a study showed that 38% of employers were still using paper...

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Filed Under: Workforce Management

Must-Have HR Tools for the Hourly Workforce: Swapping and Bidding

June 28, 2019 By Emma Smith - Leave a comment

Managing an hourly workforce comes with a lot of unique challenges, but few can be as complicated or frustrating as scheduling. As many businesses extend their hours and expand their workforces to meet industry demands, scheduling has become a...

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Filed Under: Workforce Management