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Contractor or Vendor: How Do Businesses Classify for Correct Payment?


Questions often arise for business owners when it comes to correctly classifying and paying independent contractors and vendors. This article will help you sort through some of the key details. What is the difference between an independent contractor and a vendor? The IRS defines independent contractors as individuals who “offer their services to the general public…[where] the payer has the right to control or direct only the result of the work and not what will be done and how it will be.


Do Your Wellness Initiatives Make the Cut? 61% of Employees Say No

HR Daily Advisor

Nearly three-quarters (72%) of U.S. employers aim to improve their health and well-being strategies and programs over the next 3 years to differentiate themselves from organizations with which they compete for talent.

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How Netsmart Launched a Performance Management Strategy In Less Than 7 Weeks


Reinventing performance management is no easy feat. It’s not just about introducing new technology, but also ensuring employees use and embrace the solution to effectively drive the desired change. Netsmart is a 1,400 person organization that provides innovative healthcare technology solutions to more than a half million users. The company’s new managing performance strategy led them to partner with Reflektive to provide the lightweight tool aligned to the strategy.

How Walmart’s Financial Wellness Program Will Change the Game


Business owners in minimum wage industries face unique challenges that can be difficult to remedy - especially when the struggles involve payday

Turbocharge Your Talent with Real-time Feedback & Drive Tangible Results

Download the eBook “Real-time Feedback, Tangible Results” to learn 8 awesome tips designed to help you tap into the power of “anytime/anywhere feedback” and the benefits it can bring to your organization.

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Adding a Single Skill Can Boost Mid-Career Salaries

Burning Glass Technologies

Though we’ve pointed out previously that adding skills can deliver a good return on investment for students , it’s worth noting that the same is true for mid-career workers–those already in the workforce. In fact, adding a skill can make a tremendous difference in income to mid-career workers.

Designing a new approach to Diversity and Inclusion


At Culture Amp, we’ve helped over a thousand organizations take action on employee feedback. It’s given us an in-depth look at how different organizations use data to shape their company culture. These organizations have taught us that Diversity and Inclusion is an infinitely complex task; and no company claims they have the secret formula for success. Diversity and Inclusion Camper Culture Company Culture

When #MeToo and Sexual Harassment Revelations Trigger PTSD at the Office, What Do You Do?

Evil HR Lady

Yesterday, another two public officials resigned due to sex scandals and their resignations seem a bit backward. The first, Al Franken (D-Minn) had photos of him inappropriately touching women. He, however, denied that he’d really done anything really wrong, saying, “I also think it gave some people the false impression that I was admitting to doing things that in fact I haven’t done. Some of the allegations against me are simply not true. Others I remember very differently.”

HR Gurus A-Z List: Revisiting the Current Industry Experts for Q4 2017


Our year-end wrap-up of the top A-Z HR pros continues to highlight experts in the Human Resources field that we believe are helping influence and shape the trends and growth of the HR function thanks to their innovative solutions, mainly in HR analytics and strategy – a topic that is extremely hot right now due to the shift in how HR operations are now being run. Workforce analytics are now better than ever, but organizations need to properly access them, align.

The Complete Guide to Buying an Applicant Tracking System

With 200 + offerings in the market, choosing the right applicant tracking system can be a challenge. To help, we have developed a comprehensive buying guide highlighting what you should look for along each step of the decision process. Download the guide and ensure that the ATS you choose is the right fit for your organization.

Leaders’ Toxic Behaviors—And the Courage Required to Stop Them

HR Daily Advisor

There seems to be a similar haunting refrain in many of today’s headlines: Leaders who have spiraled out of control – victimizing employees, abusing power, and generally reproving the time-tested principle that “absolute power corrupts absolutely.”.

How to Prepare for Year-End


As 2017 draws to a close, HR outsourcers like Professional Employer Organizations (PEOs) and Administrative Service Organizations (ASOs) are likely scrambling to close out the year. On top of the holiday excitement and employees taking vacation, HROs must complete their W-2s and 1099s by the January 31st deadline. With the right amount of preparation, you can avoid getting overwhelmed from initializing, creating, and printing your. W-2s and 1099s.

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2018 Trends of Employee Engagement


Employee engagement may not be the best term for the pratice of creating happier and more productive employees, but the goals just stated are still top of mind for the most ambitious and growth-minded companies going in to 2018. Here at TINYpulse, we see engagement data every day, as one of the industry leaders in collecting continuous feedback from employees.

How to communicate your next employee engagement survey


Whether you’re launching your first employee survey or your twentieth, how you communicate each survey to your employees is essential. Clarity about the survey process leads to good participation, which leads to actionable data that enables you to make better decisions. Employee Engagement How-To

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The Path To Creating A High-Performing Resilient Organization

Leaders who practice 'active listening' across the organization will tap into a wealth of actionable insight that would otherwise be difficult to access. Enabling and encouraging people to communicate inclusively and transparently helps to cultivate a 'listening culture'.

Talent Management’s Increasing Value in HR – #12DaysofHCM

Ultimate Software

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Job Openings and Labor Turnover Surveys, employee quits have outpaced layoffs at nearly a two-to-one ratio since December 2016.

Case Study Underscores Why HR Change Management Skills Are Critical

HR Daily Advisor

It is easy to lose your focus with all of the demands on Human Resources today. While your day-to-day duties make demands on your time, don’t neglect your most important HR responsibility: helping your organization plan and manage changes essential to the organization’s growth and future.

“Leader-proof” your transformation efforts: Becoming agile

HR Times

Posted by. Noah Rabinowitz on December 12, 2017. This series has been exploring the role of leaders in achieving business transformation. The first post, “Mind the gap,” looked at ways to determine if the leaders you have in place are the right ones to lead transformation.

Create Happy Habits


From the CONCERN: EAP Resilience LibraryThose who are consistently happy tend to follow a set of habits that generate a more lasting sense of contentment in their lives. Introducing impactful, happy habits into your day can help you build a fulfilled future.

The 2017 Agency Recruiting Benchmark Report

Critical Roles Need This: Get the Best Offers and Top Candidates. Discover key trends in salaries and fees with the Annual Agency Recruiting Benchmark Report by BountyJobs. Learn core metrics to track against your third-party search investment, and see how your organization stacks up against your peers and the market.

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Ask a Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. My employee bothers her office mate with constant questions. I manage two employees who share an office. One is a long-term employee and stellar worker. She bit the bullet and volunteered to share her office because we needed the space. The other position is a new employee in an entry-level assistant role. My more seasoned employee has been venting that the assistant peppers her with many imposing questions.

How to Effectively Get New Hires Up to Speed


Employees are the moving gears behind a business. For this reason, employers must be sensitive on how they treat and engage their workforce. And it starts from the very beginning, an employee’s first day at work.

2018 Trends to Watch: 6 Trends That Will Impact Employers

HR Daily Advisor

As 2017 comes to a close and the talent landscape continues to evolve, Randstad US released its expert analysis on hiring and workplace trends for the next year.

A Little More Conversation, Please


By Derek Irvine. Recognize This! Building relationships through conversations, appreciation and feedback is fundamental to the human condition. With apologies to Elvis, we need a little more conversation. Conversing together, sharing with each other, is a hallmark of what it means to be human.

Are You Closing Candidates and Getting Them Onboarded Efficiently?

Once you choose a candidate to hire, the real work begins of trying to get them to accept your offer. And even if they do, you still need to get them onboarded efficiently. Are you doing a good job managing these steps? Take a 30-second assessment for a free evaluation of your job offer and onboarding processes.

How Will Google Hire Impact Your Recruitment Strategy

HR C-Suite

As more candidates find jobs through online sources, and more recruiters are casting their nets online, it has become increasingly important to stay on top of online trends. After all, attracting good quality candidates is integral to running a successful business.

Breaking the Glass Ceiling in the Background Screening Industry

Sterling Talent Solutions

Women’s share of the labor force in 2016 was 46.8% with 56.8% of all women 16 years and over in the labor force compared to 69.2% of men the same age. For more than 50 years, women continue to position themselves into leadership roles at a growing rate. According to a 2015 Pew study , more than half of managerial and professional occupations (52.2%) were held by women, up from 30.6% in 1968.

Best Employee Engagement Quotes from Our Clients This Year


What do our brave, caring, identifiable owners appreciate most about Engagement Multiplier? What are the biggest challenges engagement has brought to their attentions? How have their businesses changed as a result? Read our previous post to learn more about what it takes to be an Engaged Owner here.

Domestic Violence Doesn’t Always Stay at Home

HR Daily Advisor

We often hear of violence in the workplace. Employers should also be aware that employees are not always the source of such violence. Domestic abuse can, and has spilled into the workplace, sometimes with tragic consequences.

7 Steps to Attract and Engage More Candidates

Want to improve the candidate experience of your job application and drive more candidates to apply? This guide covers: presentation of your careers page and jobs, length and complexity of your online application, application technology, and candidate acknowledgement.

A FMLA Story for Employers Everywhere

Workforce Software

“Dad fell off the ladder.”. Blog FMLA Understand Employment Laws

Use Our Simple Checklist for Your Small Business’ End of Year Tasks


There’s no way around it — end of year paperwork and tax filings are a massive headache. And if you’re not careful with filing business taxes correctly, you may find your company slapped with unexpected fines. But it’s not just tax filings you have to worry about. It’s also end of year bonuses and commissions, rounding out 401(k) contributions, informing employees about their FSA funds, and a multitude of other tasks. These tasks may feel daunting, which is why we’d like to help you out.

Why the ‘Pence Rule’ is exactly how you shouldn’t go about preventing sexual harassment

HR Morning

With new high profile sexual harassment allegations coming out on a daily basis, a lot of companies are considering policy changes and putting new protocols into place. One new rule not to establish? The Pence Rule.

How Benefit Technology is Reshaping Employees’ Buying Decisions


As employees increasingly demand a more streamlined open enrollment period where personalized and flexible plans are on offer, it’s important for benefit advisers to accommodate these evolving expectations. Benefits Technology In the News


5 Key Aspects of Accurate Human Resource Management Systems Pricing

Simplify your software evaluation process with this free Human resource Management Systems software pricing guide! Don't let price confusion keep you from selecting the best HR software for your organization's needs. Download your free guide today!