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Why Payroll Software is in Rising Demand

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If you think that just because your organization is small in size, it is not generating a considerable amount of payroll data every year, then get your basics right! Every organization's goals, regardless of its size, is to increase productivity and revenue.

Recognizing Payroll Professionals

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In honor of National Payroll Week last week, employees at organizations throughout the U.S. spread the payroll love by taking a few moments to nominate and share some kind words about payroll professionals that continuously go above and beyond for their people and organization.

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HR and Payroll: How to Know if You Need to Outsource

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Running a business isn’t easy. From figuring out how to get your idea off the ground, to remaining competitive in your market and continuing to push your company to the next level, you may be feeling a strain on your resources.

How to Develop a Training Program For Teams in Different Locations

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Working remotely used to be an option for companies that wanted to onboard diverse talent. Now, the practice is mainstream, and nearly everyone is familiar with logging into their company’s system via a virtual private network. This new virtual work environment has impacted training.

CFO’s Guide to Building an HR Team with Limited Time, Budget and Resources

Building the ideal HR team doesn’t happen overnight—especially when CFOs have limited time, budget and resources. But our new guide can give you advice on where to start and key focus areas you need to know. Download our guide today!

5 Alternatives to Holiday Parties

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Holiday gatherings are a great way for employees to connect, relax, and celebrate a year’s accomplishments. However, holiday celebrations are very likely to look a bit different this year. 2020 has tested our ability to adapt, and shown us that innovation is our greatest strength.

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Should You Require College Degrees for New Hires?

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Hiring new employees is no easy feat. You have to take into account a candidate’s background, from their work experiences to their soft and hard skills. However, there’s one part of a resume that’s often up for debate: whether or not an applicant has a college degree.

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Top 4 Skills Recruiters Need to Have in 2020

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The year 2020 has been anything but easy in the recruitment world. With so many businesses coming to a halt and adjusting to a sudden shift to remote work, recruiters are scrambling to find balance between employee health and talent acquisition requirements

How HR Can Help Employees Through Organizational Change

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A 2016 study showed that 96% of organizations reported they were undergoing business transformation, but only 47% expected sustainable value from those changes. In fact, 70% of change efforts fail entirely. The primary reason is that employees resist change.

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The Costly Employee Classification Conundrum: Exempt or Non-Exempt?

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The COVID-19 pandemic has forced many employers across the U.S. to implement work-from-home policies as a way to help stop the spread of the virus and resume daily business operations.

The Role of Human Resources in Workplace Safety

While it may seem obvious to say that safety is important for any company to embrace, making it a priority as an HR representative will not only be beneficial to your employees but to your bottom line too. Download this whitepaper to learn more!

How to Keep Your Skills Sharp for the Future of Work

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Keeping your skills sharp for the future of work requires knowledge of where that future is headed. The recent pandemic has accelerated a change that was slowly occurring throughout the whole workforce.

Is the Grass Really Greener?

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For the roughly 44 million Americans rocking a side hustle outside of their standard office hours, banking a few extra dollars every month isn’t just a nicety—sometimes it’s a necessity for getting by.

The Passed Burden: Helping Employees Doing The Work Of Those In Rehab

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Workforce Management Impacts from COVID-19

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While what we care most about during a crisis are very human issues such as emotions, safety, and family, it’s technology that is going to be the first and best way to stay connected with your people. HCM Technology Disaster Plan Workforce Management

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Five Reasons Leaders Invest in Language Training

Communication is the lifeforce of any company. Without it, productivity, employee happiness, and ultimately your business suffers. Investing in language learning better positions global business leaders to see gains in organizational effectiveness as a result.

How to Update Your LinkedIn Profile to Get Hired

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LinkedIn has quickly become one of the most popular job search sites in the country. Unlike other job search sites, LinkedIn allows your profile to be publicly searchable to the world. This means more recruiters will be able to find you on LinkedIn than anywhere else.

5 Simple Tips on Improving Internal Brand Awareness

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Every year, companies invest billions in branding and marketing strategies to attract more external attention to their companies. Every business needs a robust external branding campaign to ensure that their business and products resonate with customers. HR Culture

4 Tips for Implementing a Remote Work Policy Post Covid-19

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Long before anyone had heard of Covid-19, the demand for remote work was already growing. Both business leaders and their employees discovered that remote work had many benefits and very few disadvantages.

Employee Onboarding Checklist

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Once a candidate accepts a job offer, it is time to begin onboarding the new hire. Onboarding is the process of helping new hires adjust to their new role, learn job responsibilities, adapt to an organization’s culture, and complete all new hire paperwork within a time frame.

2021 Recruitment Strategies: Work Smarter Not Harder

Hours spent sourcing. Constantly checking different recruiting channels. Sifting through a sea of resumes. There’s no denying that the current hiring landscape is fragmented, complex, and full of frustrations. As you plan for 2021, take a moment to reflect on your current strategies and evaluate how you can work smarter, not harder in the new year. Download our guide where we break down different stages of the recruitment journey—and share several potential paths to hiring success.

Why Employee Wellness Programs Are More Important Than Ever

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10 Tips For Staying Productive While Working From Home

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As a result of the COVID-19 outbreak, a lot of people that regularly go into an office are now being asked to work from home. Transforming your home into an office may not be as easy as you think, especially for those that don't have a lot of experience working in a remote environment. Here are a few things that you can do to help yourself stay productive: Now Trending Workforce Management HR

Cannabis: Payroll Should Be Easy, Right?

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In 2013, the Cole Memorandum , which advised U.S. attorneys to refrain from prosecuting state-licensed marijuana businesses unless they violated a federal law was signed by the Obama administration. The Cole Memorandum has since been rescinded in 2018 causing uncertainty among the industry. Compliance HCM payroll Tax Technology HR Cannabis

Recruiting, Hiring and Retaining Veteran Employees

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One of the biggest obstacles for military veterans is finding meaningful employment after service. These highly trained individuals are required to make a dramatic shift in their terminology, practices, habits and expectations when entering the civilian workforce. Despite this, however, veterans can bring numerous benefits to your organization, including proven leadership and problem-solving skills, integrity, loyalty and a strong work ethic. Leadership Recruiting HR

The Pro’s Guide To Getting The Best ROI From Your New LMS

You need a Learning Management System when your courses and training programs need to be accessible online. Quickly build the perfect business case and easily determine which LMS will provide the best return on investment you need with this how-to eBook!

PeopleGuru HCM and Verify Every Applicant Integration Streamlines Recruiting Processes

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PeopleGuru HCM, a cloud-based Human Capital Management (HCM) solution, is pleased to announce that it is now fully integrated with Verify Every Applicant (VEA!®), Capital Associated Industries’ background check technology. This integration will help mid-market organizations streamline their recruiting processes, eliminate duplicate data entry, and mitigate the risks associated with a bad hire. Now Trending Technology Workforce Management

PeopleGuru Update on COVID-19

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As concern about the current COVID-19 outbreak grows, PeopleGuru is doing our very best to keep everyone healthy and safe in the workplace while also minimizing the disruptions to our day-to-day operations. However, there are a few things to keep in mind during this unprecedented time: Now Trending

5 HR Trends to Watch in 2020

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The new decade will bring new distractions for HR, but HR Gurus will need to maintain the focus on keeping the human in human resources and staying up to speed with the latest trends that cultivate culture, boost people productivity, and increase employee engagement. Leadership Now Trending Technology Workforce Management HR Culture

Biometric Privacy Laws: What Should HR Do?

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Use Chaos to Build a Stronger Organization

Speaker: Stacey Harris, Chief Research Officer & Managing Partner at Sapient Insights Group

As we look to tomorrow, it is time to ask ourselves what lessons have we learned and how do we create flexible organizations that can survive what the future holds. Stacey Harris, Chief Research Officer for Sapient Insights Group, will share insights, data, and tools that are helping organizations adapt and even thrive in this difficult environment. She’ll discuss the emerging trends in the Learning technology market, and how these exciting new approaches to creating micro, adaptive, and personalized content is changing the face of workforce development while creating strong connections to business outcomes.

The Impact of COVID-19 on Employee Mental Health

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COVID-19 has its own set of physical symptoms, but with 1 in 5 Americans suffering from some form of mental illness, this period of uncertainty is not the time to let mental health take a back seat. A recent study shows that nearly 7 in 10 employees report that the COVID-19 pandemic is the most stressful time of their entire professional career.

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5 Ways to Show Compassion at Work

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When it comes to compassion in the workplace, some may cringe, as they believe that opening up and showing kindness or “friending” team members is a recipe for disaster and it’s best to keep work life and personal life separate. But let’s face it- you spend 40+ hours a week with these people. Would a little compassion really be the worst thing? Leadership HR Culture

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How Technology Can Aid Talent Acquisition

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Today’s workplace, especially in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, is an increasingly digitally-dependent one. With a younger, more tech-savvy generation entering the workforce, companies are being pushed into digitizing the employee experience: starting first and foremost with how they recruit talent. The days of using cold calls, classifieds, and sifting through piles of resumes to acquire talent are long past — today, technology is changing the talent acquisition landscape.

5 Tips to Get Your Workforce Tech Savvy

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The more people that you work with, the more obvious it becomes there are lots of workers who just aren’t tech savvy. Some people are able to learn new systems instantly and diagnose and fix their own tech issues. Other people aren’t even comfortable converting a Word doc to a PDF. And that can be a big problem, especially if you’re about to implement some new tech. If you’re struggling with team members whose tech skills aren’t up to snuff, you’re not alone.

The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

Sunday Scaries Hitting Hard?

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The football games are nearing the two-minute warning and the familiar ticking noise from 60 Minutes plays in unison with your racing heartbeat. You find yourself having to say goodbye to yet another weekend and hello to a bad case of the Sunday Scaries- but don’t worry, you’re not alone. What are the Sunday Scaries? The Sunday Scaries are the anxieties one experiences on Sunday when thinking about the workweek that lies ahead.

How to Rehire Furloughed Employees

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In times of economic downturn, employers may choose to furlough employees vs. laying off employees, but what does it mean to be furloughed? Leadership Staffing Workforce Management HR

The 5 Biggest Resume Debates

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Putting together a resume isn't always easy. There are a lot of factors to consider: modern trends, showcasing your skills in the best light, including everything that needs to be included, and so on. These factors spark a significant amount of debate about best practices. Recruiting

How to Comply with I-9 Requirements for Remote Workers

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Technology offers new hires the opportunity to complete paperwork, upload documents, and e-sign documents from anywhere, at any time. In fact, many agile organizations take advantage of the technology and begin the employee onboarding process prior to a new hire’s first day as a way to increase employee engagement and drive productivity.

Free Webinar: How To Create A 100% Virtual Onboarding Experience

Speaker: David Secunda, CEO, WorkBright

Are you struggling with virtual onboarding? Whether you are making the switch to remote work or biding your time until you can get back to the office – you need a solution that works. Check out our webinar on November 12th at 1 PM E.T. for more information.