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Employee Well-Being and Work Life Balance: What it Really Means in a Pandemic World.

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We have all struggled with the definition of work-life balance. And now more than ever, we struggle with separating our work and home lives.

Leadership Communication Advice: SHUT UP! And Listen Before You Lead.

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This One Leadership Communication Skill Helps You Become a Better Leader Right Now. When I consider the root cause behind many of the fundamental missteps in leadership that I’ve either witnessed, or personally perpetuated, it almost always boils down to one common shortcoming - that leaders consistently fail to actively listen. In fact, this isn’t simply about leaders. It applies to sales professionals, consultants, and negotiators of all stripes. Leadership Performance Management;/Leadership

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Benefits and Challenges of Managing Remote Employees

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Remote employees, whether contracted or full-time, can bring a lot of value to organizations that want to operate leaner, faster, and more efficiently. Because of this, as much as 50% of the modern workforce does their job at least, in part, through telecommuting and remote collaboration with other employees. remote employees Strategic HR hr leadership

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6 Ways Employee Self Service Can Streamline HR in Municipal Government

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One of the common reasons why municipalities switch to HR technology is to allow employees to view, validate and update their own information on a web portal. Many municipalities provide self-service to employees for benefit selection, viewing policies, and accessing training programs and information. Employee Self Service Employee engagment

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.

Challenges and Opportunities Facing Municipal Governments

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Local and municipal governments face unique challenges that includes not only meeting the basic needs of citizens, but also improving their overall experience when dealing with local government – both online and in-person. And while technology can assist in improving interactions between citizens and governments, all levels of government administration are today challenged with trying to operate with severe budget restrictions. Solutions for Municipal Government.

Identity Verification in Municipal Government

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I always tell my clients that I have four letters stenciled across my forehead “ R I S K ”. When someone applies for a job in your enterprise or, appears at a counter wanting to be served or, is wanting to deal with you electronically, verifying their identity should be based on risk. Let’s use Jane Doe as an example. Identity Management municipal government

HR's Role in Local Government Cyber Security

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Local and county governments are entrusted with many types of personally identifiable information (PII), personal health information (PHI) and other sensitive data such as births, deaths, social security/social insurance numbers, property tax, deeds and medical records. As keepers of such valuable information local governments need to ensure that security measures are in place to protect constituents' data from cyber attack.

8 Considerations When Choosing an HCM

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Is it time to buy an HCM solution or replace your aging HCM? For most organizations it starts with recognizing issues with the existing way of work. HCM Solutions HR Software Buying

Municipalities Leverage HR Data to Counter Downward Budget Pressures

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Research shows that organizations who use HR data in making management decisions report 26% higher revenue per employee than organizations that do not use HR data. And while this data is taken from the private sector, public sector organizations can also use the same strategies to fight downward pressures and to do more with fewer resources. HR data HCM Solutions Human Resources;/Staffing Human Resources;/Hiring;/Staffing;/Strategy;/Reten Behavioral analytics

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Paycor CFO Survey: The State of American Business in 2021

In Paycor’s latest survey, more than 2,000 Finance and HR leaders told us about their plans for 2021. Download the survey for actionable insights and tips.

Employee Termination Challenges in a Municipal Environment

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Let's face it: Municipalities face unique issues and challenges when it comes to terminating employees compared to their counterparts in the private sector. Firing an employee the "right" way is imperative. Read on to get our quick 8-point checklist for employee termination and download our complimentary ebook "Employee Termination" to ease the termination process and reduce risk. Government HR terminations

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How HR Systems impact Workplace Culture

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A big part of being able to design efficient HR practices and select the right employees, is choosing the appropriate HR systems and putting the processes in place around them. Read more. HCM Human Resources

HR Systems - Rescuing Reskilling Needs in the Digital Age

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This year, AT&T identified a labor supply issue that many other organizations are also struggling with. Only about half of AT&T's 250,000 employees had the necessary science, technology, engineering, and math skills that the company requires. They had a tough choice to make – they could hire software and engineering people and pay extremely high acquisition costs to secure them. Reskilling Skills training Hiring Staffing

HR Systems - Rescuing Reskilling Needs in the Digital Age

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Hire external candidates at a large acquisition cost, or retrain existing employees in the new age skills required to be competitive in today's digital world? Read more. Hiring Staffing

9 Warning Signs Your Employees Need Language Training

Most global companies are diverse in perspectives, backgrounds, and yes, language. Language barriers can compound existing communication problems, often resulting in business losses. Learn the 9 warning signs your employees need language training today!

The Challenges of HR Departments in Finding the Right HR Solution

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One of the biggest challenges that HR departments in organizations face, is meeting their objectives with limited resources. In particular, it can be difficult to keep up with ongoing trends in HR and the tools with which to accomplish tasks and strategic goals. There are a number of software companies out there that supply tools to help HR departments and it can be difficult to figure out which tools are a best fit and which companies provide the best service and support.

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The Challenges of HR Departments in Finding the Right HR Solution

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When it comes to choosing the right HR solution for your organization, one size does not fill all. Read more. Integrated HR & Payroll

Three ways you can tell that your HRIS implementation project has been a success

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You’ve implemented a new HRIS but was that implementation successful? And how to measure that success? The system may be functioning perfectly and yet be an utter failure. It’s tempting to go the ‘gut instinct’ route. After all, everything’s working, the sky hasn’t fallen, and it ‘feels’ like a successful conclusion to months of work. HCM HRIS Implementation Project Management System Implementation;/Software

Three ways you can tell that your HRIS implementation project has been a success

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How to gauge whether your recent HRIS implementation has been a success Read more. HCM System Implementation

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!

Evaluating processes for automation while still keeping the Human in HR

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Businesses around the world are facing an interesting challenge – they want to provide the latest engaging technology tools to their employees to improve productivity, but they need to ensure that they are using the right tools for their organization so they can automate repetitive tasks and create streamlined workflows without increasing their technical and administration costs. HR Automation human factor Human Resources;/Software Implementation

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Evaluating processes for automation while still keeping the Human in HR

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A challenge in today's tech savvy world is to balance the level of automation so that technology is used for enablement and not replacement of employees. Read more. Software Human Resources

Pay Errors - When Payroll and HR Technology Implementations Go Wrong

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There has been plenty of press about the disastrous Phoenix payroll implementation in the Canadian federal government. This week I read about yet another case of large payroll errors due to a new system implementation. And this time it was the Maricopa County Community College district, which is one of the largest community college districts in the US. Education HR Government HR /HCM;/Payroll Human Resources;/Software Union HR Union Negotiations

Pay Errors - When Payroll and HR Technology Implementations Go Wrong

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Payroll errors due to implementation issues can leave everyone wondering if they really will get any value out of it. Some tips to get it right the first time! Read more. Payroll HCM Human Resources

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.

How to Digitize Your HR Department Through Workflow Automation

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There is a lot of internet buzz about the newest and latest technologies such as AI, Machine Learning, and Natural Language Processing, and how they might be applicable to HR. Compare that level of buzz to the reality of the innovation application in HR and there is a stark difference between what organizations are talking about and what they are actually doing. Digital HR ERP HR strategy SaaS HR /System Selection;/Digital;/Automation;/Strategy Workflow automation

How to Digitize Your HR Department Through Workflow Automation

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Amidst all the AI and machine learning buzz it is easy to think our organization is lagging behind in using such tools for HR automation. Here is a step by step process of how to plan and implement a HR digitization project. Read more. Strategy Automation Digital System Selection

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30 Reasons Organizations Switch to an Integrated HRIS solution

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In this day and age, there are hardly any organizations that do not have an HR system in place. Maybe they are only using Excel and Access for performance, Word for policies, Manual for call-ins, scheduling and discipline; Smart lists for disability management; Great Plains for Payroll and still EMS for employee records. Well, you get the picture now. You must have realized that there are issues with this approach.

HRIS Systems – How to Avoid Failed Implementations

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The phone rings, I take the call, it’s not pleasant and it happens more than you’d think. I’m referring to prospective clients that are deep into, or have completed an HRIS implementation before they realize that the software will not do the job. They have spent good money, still have their needs unmet, and are exhausted by the failed process. HRIS Implementation System Implementation;/Human Resources

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!

Understanding the Basics of Payroll, Compensation and Employee Benefits

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Payroll, Compensation and Employee Benefits are among the foundational building blocks within an organization to support your human resources - the people that work for you. Effective and efficient management of those functional areas can be significantly improved, or compromised, depending upon the company’s level of understanding of those functions. Your use of reliable data from those areas is key to supporting informed decisions and becoming a world class organization.

Can AI Really Solve Your HR Problems?

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AI and machine learning have been the biggest 2017 HR technology trends, but trends like contingent and global workforces, need a system capable of handling complex payroll more than ever Read more. Payroll Trends

Can AI Really Solve Your HR Problems?

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Year-end is usually a time for reflection; and I couldn’t help notice how much AI and machine learning have been talked about as the biggest trends in HR Technology in 2017. As someone who regularly reads Bill Kutik’s commentary on HR technology trends, his post on the Major Memes of HR Tech resonated with me as it illustrates how some tech trends, like ESS , AI automation Complex Payroll cross border HR Trends;/Payroll

Payroll Complexities – How People Can End Up being Underpaid, Overpaid or Not Paid at all

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10 common reasons for payroll mistakes, and implementation failures in organizations with complex payroll requirements. Read more. Payroll

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.

Conquering HR Analytics in A Technology Driven World

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HR analytics while having the potential to provide insights that drive organizational strategy is still in infancy state. Read more. Integrated HR & Payroll

One Identity Management Trend Every HR Professional Needs to Pay Attention To

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Increasingly, HR and the HCM system are called on to define the access requirements for each role and in some cases, automate the business process surrounding identity management and assignment. Read more. Active Contracts

How Identity Management Impacts HR’s Goals in the Organization

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Impact of Identity management on HR goals is often overlooked and needs attention in an increasingly mobile world. Read more. Active Contracts

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Ensuring Organizational Information Security - HR’s New Role

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Organizations' level of preparedness comes into focus as the number of cyber threats keep increasing. Here are 5 ways how HR can take the lead in ensuring employees are prepared and contribute to overall informational security Read more. Active Contracts

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Benefits benchmarking data for better employee and organizational wellbeing

Recognize your strengths and identify opportunities to retain valuable employees, increase employee engagement and achieve organizational goals. See where you stand against trends informed by nearly 4,000 employers and face your future with confidence.