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Recruiting Hourly Workers in a Gig Economy

July 24, 2018 By Julie Kramer - Leave a comment

These days, employers are hustling to adapt their recruiting and HR practices to fit the exploding gig economy. After all, the gig-oriented workforce—i.e., temporary workers, staffing employees, contingent workers, contract employees—has grown by...

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Filed Under: Workforce Management, Human Capital Management

Interview Questions for the Manufacturing Industry

July 14, 2018 By Diana Cleveland - Leave a comment

In the manufacturing industry, employers face the challenge of recruiting workers who may not have a resume. While a job application can provide basic information to help you screen candidates, it will not answer other important questions, such...

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Reboot the Resume: Maximize Your Hiring Efforts

July 10, 2018 By Diana Cleveland - Leave a comment

It’s no secret – the resume is rotten, but there isn’t an obvious alternative, leaving both job applicants and employers struggling to sort through the mess. It’s time for an update and companies everywhere are coming up with all sorts of options...

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Top 5 Mobile Time Tracking Features for Construction Companies

June 27, 2018 By Jordann Donskey - Leave a comment

One thing we've learned about construction companies: most of them never thought they'd find a time and attendance system that fits their uniquely mobile workforce. If they use any system, it's usually old-school time sheets, which they already...

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OSHA Regulations Recap: Deadlines, Forms and Fines, Oh My!

June 14, 2018 By Julie Kramer - Leave a comment

Have you electronically filed your 2017 OSHA Form 300A yet? Because for employers subject to OSHA regulations, July 1, 2018 is the final deadline. And for some companies, this comes as an eleventh-hour surprise—the latest twist in an evolving...

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Filed Under: Workforce Management, Compliance

EPAY's New Anywhere, Everywhere Time Clock: the Portable, Powerful WalTer S18

June 05, 2018 By Julie Kramer - Leave a comment

As of today, employers have a revolutionary new time clock option for tracking employee time and attendance—and it’s literally “off the wall.” That is, you don’t need to wall mount EPAY’s small, slim WalTerTM S18 time clock, although you can if...

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How to Craft an Employee Engagement Survey

Engagement is a hot topic and its no wonder why when disengagement can cost companies $450 to $550 billion dollars annually. Companies with engaged employees out perform those without by 202%. These are huge margins over engagement alone.

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Independent Contractors vs. Employees: Classification Mystifications

May 29, 2018 By Julie Kramer - Leave a comment

Should your so-called independent contractors really be classified as employees? It’s a sticky question that has long plagued employers—and as the gig economy grows, it’s getting worse.

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Filed Under: Workforce Management, Compliance

Real-Time Alerts: A Field Manager’s Secret Weapon

May 24, 2018 By Julie Kramer - Leave a comment

If you manage an hourly workforce—especially one that’s distributed over multiple worksites—your company needs a robust workforce management program. One that not only tracks time and attendance but gives you cutting-edges tools to manage it...

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Filed Under: Workforce Management, Time Tracking

9 Questions to Ask When Choosing a Pay Card Provider

May 22, 2018 By Julie Kramer - Leave a comment

Once you understand how pay cards work and you’re sold on the many benefits of pay cards you’re ready to start researching pay card providers.

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Filed Under: Workforce Management