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Corporate Investment Drives A New Wave Of Industrial 3D Printing

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Manufacturing corporates have poured funding into areas ranging from automation to advanced materials in recent years. Industrial companies like GE and Siemens are now looking beyond their R&D and patent portfolios to gain an edge in 3D printing.

How to Build an Effective Workplace Survey

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If you’re interested in attracting and retaining talent within your organization, it’s worth your time to consider building a workplace survey.

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How to Make the First 30 Days the Best for Your New Employee

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When bringing new talent onto your team, it pays to be forward-thinking in your approach to employee onboarding. First impressions are important, and the follow-through your leadership demonstrates over the next 30 days will be the ultimate test of how your organization measures up.

The Value of Encouraging Socializing in the Workplace

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Every employer wants to build a winning team that excels in every aspect.

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.

5 More Common Ways Businesses Unknowingly Break the Law

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We received a lot of interest from readers after publishing our article on common ways businesses unknowingly break the law , which we included in our monthly newsletter.

New York City Passes Groundbreaking Legislation Banning Employers From Asking About Pay History

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The New York City Council voted Wednesday, April 5 to approve legislation that will ban employers from asking job applicants about their pay history when considering them during the hiring process. The bill will impact approximately 3.8

Biweekly Overtime: When Is It Appropriate?

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Typically, overtime is owed to nonexempt employees after exceeding working 40 hours in a workweek or, in some states , exceeding working 8 hours in a day. However, not all overtime is calculated on a daily or weekly basis.

President Obama’s New Proposed Overtime Rule

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On Tuesday, June 30th, the Department of Labor announced the Obama administration’s proposed rule to raise the overtime threshold for certain salaried workers from $23,660 to $50,440.

Live Webinar: What A Resume Hides – Avoid Toxic Hires with the Perfect Interview Process

It's not just the resume. In today's world, you have to screen for specific personality traits and behaviors to avoid potentially toxic hires. A toxic hire can have a perfect resume but can destroy your team, costing your business upwards of $12,000 a year. Sign up for this upcoming webinar to learn how to hire the right person, every time. Date: 1/25/18 at 11:00AM PT.

Mistakes All Employees Make (and How to Get Past Them)

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Face it: mistakes happen on-the-job, especially when employees are new to the company. It’s important to coach employees to help them overcome issues and make them better performers. Here are several mistakes all employees make, and how to get past them: . Mistake #1: Dressing Poorly.

Observing Federal Holidays When They Fall on the Weekend

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This year, both Christmas and New Year’s Day fall on the weekend. So what does that mean for your employees? You decide.

10 Things to Prepare For an Employee’s Last Day

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Most employers prepare for an employee’s first day, but how many prepare for the last? While big firms typically have procedures in place for guiding employee termination, not every employer has a professional guiding the exit process.

What’s Legal? Employer’s Guide to Labor Laws on Lateness

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We recently wrote an article detailing actionable steps to take to reform habitually late employees. In this article, we mentioned a staggering statistic — that 40 percent of employers have actually fired an employee for being late.

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'.

Is it Legal to Dock Pay for Employees Returning Late from Breaks?

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As a time and attendance company, we know that when it comes to giving employees breaks, each company has their own policy. A growing trend we’ve noticed is that many of our clients dock their employees’ break pay if they exceed their allotted break time, even if only by a minute.

Four Steps Toward an All-Star Employee Volunteer Program

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Beyond benefiting a community, a well executed employee volunteer program boosts morale, fosters leadership and teamwork skills, and provides a positive corporate image for your business.

NYC Law Will Require Businesses to Offer Employees a Tax Break for Commuting Expenses

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Starting Jan. 1, 2016, New York City will require employers with twenty full-time employees and above to provide their employees with pretax earnings to buy rides.

General Wellness: The Importance of Self-Care in the Workplace

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“You can’t pour from an empty cup. Take care of yourself first.” ” In so few words, this quote reminds us that it’s okay to take a break when needed. Yet mindfulness in the workplace has only recently been recognized as a significant factor in workplace productivity.

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.

Judge Blocks Rule Extending Overtime Pay to Millions of Salaried Workers

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A federal judge in Texas blocked an Obama administration rule on Tuesday expanding mandatory overtime pay to millions of salaried workers.

When Can Employers Delete Employee Records?

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It’s a popular question that doesn’t often get addressed — how long is an employer required to keep employee records, and when can you dispose of them? Let’s go over what’s stated in the law, and then read between-the-lines.

Gotta Catch ‘Em All: Time & Attendance/Payroll Features to Collect

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If you weren’t already aware, our fantastic customer support team, based out of Brooklyn, is largely comprised of millennial tech-lovers, making our office a hot bed for Pokemon Go activity. To intensify the fad, it just so happens that our building is an actual gym in Pokemon Go (seriously!).

Five Tips for Setting up a Home Office

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Working from home can be a practical solution for employees and employers alike, but as anyone who’s tried it can attest, telecommuting comes with its own set of challenges. Here are five tips for creating an at home work space that will help you feel inspired and stay productive.

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.

FingerCheck360 Introduces Paycards for Payroll

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FingerCheck360 is now offering paycards as a payment option for employees! Paycards are a fantastic payment alternative to traditional paychecks or direct deposit, especially for employees who do not have bank accounts and would prefer not to cash checks.

Everything You Need to Know About State Laws and Overtime

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Being in the business of time tracking, we know how important it is to abide by labor laws. That’s why we make it easy for you to customize your policies with rules that correspond to your circumstances.

How to Handle Employees Intentionally Working Overtime

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In considering how to address frequent overtime, there are several factors to weigh before taking action. Do you suspect one or more employees of loitering on the job to collect a bigger paycheck? Do you find yourself spending more on payroll due to frequent early ins and late outs?

Last-Minute Workplace Advice and Guidance for the Holidays

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It’s the week before the holidays, and during this crucial time, you may still have a few last-minute decisions to make. If you’re a small business owner, you’re probably not steeped in HR procedure and policy, and you might be tackling the holidays for the first time.

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!

New: Automatically Email Signed Employee Documents & Notice of Pay Rate | FingerCheck360

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As you know, we designed the employee onboarding module to eliminate all paperwork during the onboarding process. Forms are generated electronically so employees can easily sign these forms online or on their smartphones.

How Your Business Can Keep and Attract High Performing Moms

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A working mom uses FingerCheck to clock in from home while holding her baby. Mother’s Day is just around the corner. What better time to reassess the benefits your business offers to moms?

Tips for Encouraging a Healthier, More Productive Team

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Exercise and nutrition aren’t just about looking good–they are the keys to creativity, focus, and productivity. Try these ideas to help your team feel and perform their best. Set clear break time policies.

Payroll FAQs: Paycards 101

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We’ve spoken previously about green initiatives in a payroll environment. The easiest way to promote green payroll is to eliminate paper wherever we can, and we can start with paper checks! Paycards are a great way to involve employees in saving time, energy and money.

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.

Three Reasons to Let Your Employees Work Remotely

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Whether you’re seeking to bolster your argument on the benefits of telecommuting, or a skeptic interested in more info, here are some of the top reasons to consider allowing your team to work remotely. Increases Productivity. Research suggests that working from home increases employee productivity.

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