Zenefits Payroll: Now Available in NY, NJ, CT, AZ, and CO
MARCH 1, 2017
We’re pleased to announce that Zenefits Payroll software is now available to businesses in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Arizona, and Colorado. Since every change you make on the Zenefits platform flows right into payroll, your employees’ earnings, deductions, and taxes get updated for you, automatically. Payroll Zenefits HRIS payroll payroll software Zenefits Payroll
[Free Report]: Zenefits Benchmark Report on SMB Benefits in United States
MARCH 14, 2017
The 2017 Zenefits Small Business Benefits Benchmark Report was released today, offering a snapshot of plan types, contributions, premiums, deductibles, copays, and out-of-pocket costs across different regions. So, employers should use the data from the Zenefits report to see how they stack up against similar companies. The post [Free Report]: Zenefits Benchmark Report on SMB Benefits in United States appeared first on Zenefits Blog. ZenefitsDo you ever wonder how your employee benefits package compares to other businesses in your area? The Highlights. So What?
Aragon Research: Zenefits has potential to disrupt the mid-market HR space
MARCH 23, 2017
There’s no denying that Zenefits has experienced a lot of change over the past year. As such, we’re thrilled to share the latest analysis of Zenefits from the research and advisory firm, Aragon Research. The launch of a stronger Zenefits HR suite combined with a growing ecosystem of partners on its platform has the potential to disrupt the staid market for HR/HCM in the mid-market,” writes Aragon Research’s principal analyst, Jim Lundy. Zenefits HROne: Digital HR for the Mid-Market. “In Zenefits Marketplace Adds Third-Party Capabilities. Report Highlights.
Zenefits Plays Catch-Up With Z2 Release
OCTOBER 18, 2016
Zenefits recent call to celebrate the launch of Z2 felt like going right back to 2013 with them. Zenefits launched their new “Z2” platform today. But, this is Zenefits, a tech vendor that came on to the market in 2013 raising enough money to give them “unicorn status” at the time. So, when Zenefits organizes an analyst and influencer call to tout their new platform, you attend. Catch-up is the game Zenefits needs to play with their HR technology in order to sell more benefits. Again, great news for an existing Zenefits customer.
Bonusly Integrates with Zenefits for Automated User Management
OCTOBER 18, 2016
Zenefits is a modern HR platform designed to dramatically reduce administrative overhead and save thousands of hours by integrating all your small business HR solutions into a single, intuitive dashboard. That’s why we’re so excited to announce our newest integration, built in partnership with the Zenefits team. The Bonusly Zenefits Integration.
Zenefits: Unicorn Attempts a Comeback
HRE's The Leader Board
OCTOBER 13, 2016
Remember Zenefits — the cloud-based benefits-administration startup that was going to revolutionize the industry by providing a benefits platform to small and mid-sized businesses and which was valued at $4 billion just two years after it was founded? Now the company is struggling to regain its once-lofty perch, but its got robust new rivals to contend with.
The Top 5 Zenefits Competitors
MARCH 24, 2016
Zenefits has really shaken up the HR software industry since launching in 2013. With millions in VC money, a slick, web-based platform, and an innovative business model that means they can offer their HR product for free to companies looking for a comprehensive benefits, payroll, time, and compliance tool, Zenefits has grown like gangbusters. That’s some rarified air to be breathing.
Zenefits Launches A New All-in-One Platform You Should See
TLNT: The Business of HR
OCTOBER 18, 2016
Right about now in a San Francisco hotel, Zenefits is unveiling its reimagined, redesigned HR platform for the SMB market. From what I saw during the briefing the company conducted last week, the new version is a winner in every way. Compensation & Benefits Healthcare HR Management Human Resources Featured HR technology vendor
Behind the Big Blow-Up and Controversial CEO Resignation at Zenefits
TLNT: The Business of HR
FEBRUARY 11, 2016
For the past few years Zenefits , the startup HR technology company, has seemed invincible. Compensation & Benefits Healthcare HR Management HR News HR Trends Legal, Compliance & Policies Featured
[Infographic]: How Much do Small Businesses Contribute to Employee Health Plans?
MARCH 14, 2017
If you’re paying for at least 73% of an employee’s premium, you’re on par with small businesses across the country, according to n ew data from the 2017 Zenefits Small Business Benchmark Report. Check out our infographic below for more details: For more statistics and highlights, download our free report: 2017 Zenefits Small Business Benchmark Report.
What’s Hot in HR: Former Zenefits Employees Weigh In, Closing the Gender Gap, Interview Secrets
MARCH 14, 2016
20+ Former Zenefits Employees Weigh In (LinkedIn). As Zenefits cuts 17% of its staff in hopes of a fresh start, a look inside the growing pains of a startup that went from 15 employees to 1,400 in less than two years. Zenefits’ dramatic media takedown is no exception. Zenefits Once Told Employees: No Sex in Stairwells,” the Wall Street Journal first reported, followed by aggregated reports from CNBC, Business Insider, Vanity Fair and many, many others. Former Zenefits Employees Weigh In #benefits #gendergap Click To Tweet. Read more. World Economic Forum).
UP YOURS: Zeneifits CEO Says "Move Along" to Candidate Who Dares Compare Zenefits and Uber Job Offers.
The HR Capitalist
JUNE 12, 2015
I somehow stumbled upon a great one, which is a bay area software developer asking the crowd whether he should accept an offer from Uber or Zenefits. Uber is the ride sharing service that's red hot, Zenefits offers small businesses a free HRMS and makes money off of selling you benefits off that backbone. What is the best way to start my career: Uber or Zenefits? . Zenefits.
The Zenefits Saga Continues
HRE's The Leader Board
DECEMBER 2, 2016
It appears Zenefits woes are continuing—and if the predictions of one consultant are correct, they aren’t likely to end anytime soon. Under an agreement with Kreidler, Zenefits can challenge the order within 90 days. Following the announcement, Zenefits’ General Counsel Josh Stein posted the following on the company’s website …. Stein went on to say …. Tweet.
What Zenefits Teaches Us About the Limits of Disruption
FEBRUARY 15, 2016
Zenefits is hot tech startup that provides HR software to small businesses. Like its founders, Zenefits’ first clients were embedded in Silicon Valley tech culture and were frustrated by how complicated HR can be and how much of the industry still works in pen and paper (that frustrates me too, guys). In Zenefits’ case, compliance with insurance broker training rules.
[Customer Spotlight]: A Conversation with Rebecca Minkoff’s One-Person HR Department
FEBRUARY 21, 2017
Using HR software like Zenefits for hiring and onboarding makes my life a million times easier,” says Lauren. The fact that Zenefits integrates with Slack made it that much easier to get everyone on board. In my new hire orientation, our newest team members are using Slack right away because of the integration with Zenefits during their onboarding. One way they do this is using Zenefits’ HR software. . “With Zenefits, it’s so easy for me to add these “comp days” to an employee’s time-off balance. Zenefits has changed all of that.
Recognizing Transgender Employees
FEBRUARY 24, 2017
Our goal at Zenefits is to help businesses and their employees thrive, and a part of that is recognizing the diversity of all employees. For many individuals, this recognition is very important, which is why we’ve baked it into both the Zenefits’ platform and our services. Zenefits’ Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming Policy. HR Tips & Trends Zenefits
FAQ: Can I use PTO after giving two weeks notice?
JANUARY 19, 2017
appeared first on Zenefits Blog. Zenefits TrendingIf an employee gives two weeks notice, can they take their remaining PTO during that time? Employees may submit paid time off (PTO) requests after they’ve given two weeks notice, but employers can legally deny those requests. Pairing PTO with the last two weeks of employment makes it much more difficult for employers to find the right replacement. Looking for a simplified answer to managing employee time off? Check out our automated time off solution. . Final Pay: Cashing Out PTO. Payment for Unused Sick Time: Required?
[Customer Spotlight]: A Peek into the Weekend Culture at Chubbies – the “Short-Shorts” Company
MARCH 24, 2017
The hiring and onboarding flow in Zenefits is really helpful for us,” Dave says. “We We have it set up where people hired in our stores, customer service teams, and manufacturing teams are able to do a big chunk, if not all, of their onboarding through Zenefits. Dave also adds that being able to use Zenefits’ business intelligence reports is key. We used to have to pull that manually, but having the information in Zenefits, we’re able to quickly spin it out for an insurance audit, 401k report, or headcount planning exercise. We believe in aloha shirts.
Happy International Women’s Day!
MARCH 8, 2017
We’re particularly proud of how Zenefits has helped empower women. In fact, last month, Zenefits invited Sallie Krawcheck , author of the newly published “Own It: The Power of Women at Work” and CEO and Co-Founder of Ellevest, to join our team for an open and honest conversation about career, finances, and success. It was a fun, enlightening, and thoughtful conversation, and it happened because Zenefits is committed to women’s equality. appeared first on Zenefits Blog. ZenefitsHappy International Women’s Day! How Far Women Have Come.
Celebrating Employee Appreciation Day
MARCH 3, 2017
In fact, at Zenefits, we don’t want to limit the appreciation to just one day – we’re extending it to a month-long celebration. The post Celebrating Employee Appreciation Day appeared first on Zenefits Blog. ZenefitsAt the backbone of any great company or operation are employees. And that’s why we’re so excited today is Employee Appreciation Day! If you missed the memo on Employee Appreciation Day, don’t sweat it. There’s still time to do something to show your employees how much you value their work. Need ideas on some things you can do for your employees?
Zenefits and the Compounding Effect of Cultural Assessment
Women of HR
MAY 31, 2016
There is nothing that guides a company to it goals and beyond quite like a dynamic, properly-cultivated corporate culture, and a perfect example of this has recently hit the news: Zenefits. Zenefits’ company values were forged at a time when the emphasis was on discovering a new market, and the company did that brilliantly. Because the truth is — and this Zenefits example is an illustrative example — it most certain can. Culture is one of the easiest things to blow off when it comes to organizational investment. Not THAT again. billion. I know I would.
A Shake-Up at Zenefits
HRE's The Leader Board
FEBRUARY 9, 2016
The news broke earlier this morning that Zenefits CEO Parker Conrad has exited the web-based benefits and payroll provider, and COO David Sacks is taking over his role. Zenefits has also hit significant snags, including missing revenue targets and also in its dealings with regulators, according to numerous reports. Only time will tell whether today’s shake-up will help Zenefits unlock that potential that many industry experts — including ours — saw in them when they first launched. As a result, Parker has resigned. Share on Facebook Twitter It!
New ADP Branding Campaign About “Building Better … Happier Workplaces”
TLNT: The Business of HR
SEPTEMBER 11, 2015
You may know that ADP has been around since forever (1949), that it has been in a much-talked-about rivalry with Zenefits, and that it’s handling payroll for half the companies in town. HR Management HR News HR Trends Wages, Pay, & Salary
What are the rules for giving employees their pay stubs?
MARCH 2, 2017
appeared first on Zenefits Blog. Zenefits pay stub payroll paystubCommon questions from employers and HR admin include: “Do I have to provide a paper pay stub to my employee?,” and “What information is required on a paystub?”. Ready for a paperless payroll solution? Check out our paperless payroll software platform. Are there Federal Pay Stub Guidelines? Many employers look to federal laws to answer their pay stub questions, specifically the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) , which regulates issues like payroll record keeping for employers. Are there State-Based Requirements?
Don’t Get Caught in the Crossfire; Choose Your HR / Payroll Partner Wisely
JUNE 18, 2015
As a PeopleStrategy employee, naturally, I have been following the reports on the tiff between ADP and Zenefits very closely. For those who haven’t had as vested an interest, ADP is suing Zenefits and its founder, Parker Conrad, for defamation. ADP claims that Zenefits (in cases where the two share a common customer) was obtaining client information used for payroll from the ADP system in an unauthorized manner and that this posed a security risk. ADP blocked Zenefits from accessing customer data through its RUN payroll system on June 4 th. Do your due diligence.
Answering 3 Top HR Questions With Business Intelligence Reports
MARCH 15, 2017
The post Answering 3 Top HR Questions With Business Intelligence Reports appeared first on Zenefits Blog. HR Tips & Trends Zenefits Management Talent business intelligence reports business reports HR reportsBecause of this, businesses are increasingly investing in tech resources for collecting, storing, and organizing important employee data. . Additional resources: .
[Customer Spotlight]: How the Oasis Center is Helping Nashville’s Youth Thrive
MARCH 17, 2017
That’s one of the many reasons that Shanda turned to Zenefits as her HR Software system. “I’ve Zenefits helps me spend less time on paperwork and more time on the strategic areas that help impact our community.”. Shanda estimates that she is saving 15-25% of her time on HR tasks after implementing Zenefits. Using the Zenefits Business Intelligence tool, it’s easy for Shanda to gather data,analyze results, and share that with her leadership team. “We With the time Shanda saves by using Zenefits, she can invest in this program. ZenefitsPeople Development.
3 Smart Tips to Manage Employee Time-Tracking
FEBRUARY 21, 2017
The post 3 Smart Tips to Manage Employee Time-Tracking appeared first on Zenefits Blog. HR Tips & Trends Compliance ZenefitsWhen it comes to employee time-tracking, HR managers have a lot to keep track of. From reviewing time sheets to managing an employee’s vacation time, sick time, personal time, and more, it can be cumbersome to say the least. And keeping track of hours and days worked is just one thing. HR managers also have to stay up-to-date with the latest regulations around employee time-tracking and time-off. 1 – Understand Time-Off Regulations. Vacation Time.
Does Your HR Vendor Offer Protection? For Your Data of Course
JUNE 26, 2015
Blog ADP data security employee data HCM HR human capital management PeopleStrategy ZenefitsIn case you haven’t heard, there is a major scuffle happening in the HR/payroll industry that ultimately led one party to file a defamation suit against the other. When we think about the highly sensitive information an HR solution can store (i.e. Does your system provide dynamic role-based security?
Hiring an independent contractor: what forms do I need?
FEBRUARY 1, 2017
appeared first on Zenefits Blog. Payroll Zenefits Money Matters With Matt independent contractor payroll w-9In my last blog post, I wrote about the important first step of determining a worker’s status. Once you’ve hired an independent contractor, there are some important considerations to ensure your payroll processes are up-to-date. Here are some important independent contractor forms that businesses should have on file: . Form W-9. Form W-9 , the Request for Taxpayer Identification Number and Certification, is required to be completed by all contractors. A Written Contract.
Zenefits: When Cool Workplace Culture Runs Amok
FEBRUARY 24, 2016
Then San Francisco HR software company Zenefits makes the news cycle with its friends with Zenefits situation only to remind us that not all change is good. Zenefits new CEO is reportedly trying to clean up the company's rambunctious, Millennial workplace culture , which appears to have run more like a Friday-night frat house party than a professional organization. The Zenefits story is sensational for sure, but it shines a white, hot spotlight on the underbelly of today's "cool" workplaces. I'll let you read the story, but you would think an HR-focused firm (!)
Demystifying Background Checks
MARCH 17, 2017
Zenefits has partnered with Checkr , an online platform that provides modern, compliant background checks for all different types of businesses, global or local. If you’ve used Zenefits to manage your business, you can now use it to perform pre-employment screenings on final-round candidates that you’re deciding between. Once you have narrowed down your list of potential hires, you can simply order a background check directly from the Zenefits platform. The post Demystifying Background Checks appeared first on Zenefits Blog. Zenefits Management
Friday Five: HR Tech and HR in Tech
FEBRUARY 10, 2017
HR diversity in tech employee tenure layoffs tech Twitter work life balance zenefitsThe tech industry and how HR plays out in that space is one of my professional fascinations, and that extends to the boom/bust cycle of HR startups and software providers, some of which are trying to. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution.
Zenefits Evolves Beyond Z2 to Up HR Productivity
FEBRUARY 27, 2017
What’s the value of Zenefits’ HR software for organizations? The report, “Zenefits Evolves Beyond Z2 to Up HR Productivity,” outlines Zenefits’ journey from Z2 to HR One and analyzes the impact of our HR technology on organizational productivity. Below is a section from the report on how Zenefits impacts key HR tasks: Overall Administrative Workflow. Here is where Nucleus finds that Zenefits delivers the biggest potential gains in productivity. percent gain in productivity under the auspices of Zenefits. ZenefitsOnboarding . Compliance.