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Four Keys to Improving Your Culture

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Blog Courtesy of HR AnswerLink. In the previous articles of the series on workplace culture, we showed you how to identify and evaluate your culture by examining the rules that govern behavior, the traditions that facilitate interactions, and people you employ.

Are Association Health Plans an Appealing Option for Small Businesses?

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On June 21, the Employee Benefits Security Administration published the final regulation around Association Health Plans (AHPs) which allows small business and certain self-employed individuals to band together and expand their access to affordable health coverage for their employees.

What Is Culture, Anyway?

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Blog Courtesy of HR AnswerLink. When you belong to an organization, there’s usually a reason, right? Whether the organization is a business, club, or other group, something about it appealed to you, and you chose to associate yourself with it.

Is Off-the-Clock Work Compensable or Not?

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The recent California Supreme Court ruling on the “Troester v. Starbucks” case has been stirring up discussion and debate and has left employers wondering how this could impact their organizations.

Live Webinar: How to Build a Strong Recruiting Pipeline in 2019

When your company is growing fast, there’s not a lot of spare time to vet prospective hires. Without the luxury of a careful, thoughtful and unhurried interview process for each and every role, you need to get smart about filling your recruiting pipeline. It’s all about finding and teeing up high-quality prospective candidates who align well with your company’s mission and are ready to hit the ground running, ramp quickly and thrive long-term. Join Elicia Hughey, VP of HR at Octave Music Group and the experts from Glassdoor and Newton to learn what it takes to build a strong pipeline by being as strategic as possible at every stage in hiring.

How to Evaluate Your Culture

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Blog Courtesy of HR AnswerLink. This article is the third part of our series on workplace culture. In the first installment, we explained that every organization has a culture, and every culture has three components—the organization’s rules, traditions, and people.

California Minimum Wage Increases Approaching

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With the 2018 halfway mark upon us, we also approach the mid-year minimum wage increases scheduled to take effect July 1 throughout various cities and counties in California.

5 Proposed Laws that Could Impact California Employers

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The final legislative deadlines for the Senate and Assembly are fast approaching before bills are submitted to the governor for review and approval. There have been several hundred legislative bills introduced in 2018 but the following five, if enacted, will directly impact employers in California.

IRS Reverses 2018 HSA Family Contribution Limit

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Earlier this year, the IRS announced a reduction in the 2018 contribution limit of Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) linked to a family plan from $6,900 to $6,850. On April 26, however, the IRS announced that they’d by granting relief to taxpayers affected by the reduction in contribution.

5 ways a Benefits Administration System Eases the Burden

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In today’s fierce and tight labor market, the need to provide competitive employee benefits to recruit and retain top talent has become one of management’s top priorities.

Your Hidden Weapon: 9 Best Practices for Working with Third-Party Recruiters

Leveraging third-party recruiters has been the golden ticket for many when filling critical roles. Whether seasoned at utilizing third-party search or new to it, this report breaks down how best to use this secret weapon to ensure the best ROI.

IRS Reminds Employers About New Paid Leave Credit

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The 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which was signed into law on December 22, 2017, included a new tax credit for employers who offer paid family and medical leave.

Small Business Week 2018

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National Small Business Week is currently underway, from April 29 to May 5. This yearly event is put on by the U.S. Small Business Administration and recognizes outstanding entrepreneurs and small business owners from all across the 50 states and U.S. territories. Various other organizations also participate by creating awareness and providing helpful resources including […].

New Form W-4 and Withholding Calculator are Here

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On February 28, the IRS announced the release of a new Form W-4 as well as an updated Withholding Calculator as part of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act passed in December, 2017. Although the IRS released the new tax tables mid-January in accordance with the recently passed law, the new Form W-4 has been […]. The post New Form W-4 and Withholding Calculator are Here appeared first on PAYDAY Workforce Solutions | Payroll Services | HR Support | Time Labor Management.

Healthcare Rates are Expected to Increase in 2019

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A report by the Urban Institute concluded that 2019 insurance premiums, on average, will likely increase by 18.2% in 43 states. This news comes in the wake of President Trump passing a $1.3 trillion spending bill last week that left out benefit provisions which employers and individuals hoped would stabilize the healthcare marketplace. The repeal […].

How Recruiters Can Create a Predictable Candidate Pipeline

Even the most experienced recruiting professionals face challenges filling critical roles in their organizations from an inability to establish, nurture and grow a sustainable talent pipeline. Download this eBook to get a jump on sourcing and learn how to build a high performance recruiting pipeline.

Supreme Court Overtime Ruling Signals Favorable Shift to Employers

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A recent Supreme Court decision may signify a favorable shift for employers when it comes to overtime-related lawsuits. Throughout numerous overtime cases, the courts have historically leaned in favor of employees when interpreting the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), which protects nonexempt workers. Although employers always strive to remain FLSA compliant, there is always continual […].

IRS Lowers 2018 HSA Family Contribution Limit

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Early this March, the IRS announced a reduction of the 2018 contribution limit of health savings accounts (HSAs) linked to a family plan to $6,850, down from the $6,900 which was previously announced. This IRS recalculation occurred due to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act that passed at the end of 2017 which now uses […]. The post IRS Lowers 2018 HSA Family Contribution Limit appeared first on PAYDAY Workforce Solutions | Payroll Services | HR Support | Time Labor Management.

New States With Paid Sick Leave Laws

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Although there currently are no federal requirements for employee paid sick leave, 9 states and Washington D.C. currently require paid sick leave. In 2011, the state of Connecticut was the first to require its employees be paid for sick leave if the company met certain requirements. Washington and Maryland are the most recent states who […]. The post New States With Paid Sick Leave Laws appeared first on PAYDAY Workforce Solutions | Payroll Services | HR Support | Time Labor Management.

Transform Company Culture with Good Communication Analytics

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(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is sponsored by Microsoft, whose mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. They have a website dedicated to Modern HR , a content collection focused on digital transformation. Check it out when you have a moment.

Compensation Dictionary

We’ve compiled a list of fundamental compensation terms and why they’re important to know. Think of this as your comp cheat sheet—terms you need to know to put you on the fast track to becoming that cool comp kid we know you can be. Sure, you’ve heard some of the terms before, but you have no idea what they mean. Not to worry! Download this eBook and you’ll be ‘comp’letely fluent in no time. This ebook contains four sections: Section 1: Comp 101. Section 2: Market Pricing. Section 3: Pay Structures. Section 4: Pay Concerns and Pay Raises.

Manual Processes Can Slow Organizational Momentum – Friday Distraction

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Just because we use a computer to process something doesn’t mean it’s high tech. A great example is today’s Time Well Spent from our friends at Kronos. While spreadsheets are created on computers, that doesn’t mean they’re the most effective and efficient way of doing something.

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Everything HR Needs to Know About Blockchain

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One of the somewhat newer technology-related topics to surface is blockchain. When it first came out, I must admit that I didn’t see it having much of an HR component. So, I started paying attention…but at a distance. Well, I was wrong.

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5 Tools That Can Help You Plan Better

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I admit that I’m a planner. But more important than admitting that I plan everything is that I really like to plan. I believe it’s because I invest in planning tools. Tools to help you plan do not have to be expensive. They do need to work. For you.

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Your 2018 Social Recruiting Strategy: Remember These 7 Key Elements

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(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by Jefferson Online , a comprehensive university with preeminence in transdisciplinary, experiential professional education, research, and discovery, delivering exceptional value for 21st-century students.

Newton’s Guide to OFCCP Compliance

For federal contractors, keeping up with OFCCP regulations can be a major challenge when recruiting and hiring. Download our guide to OFCCP compliance and learn the major regulations that you must adhere to.

Training Decisions Have Real Bottom-Line Growth [infographic] – Friday Distraction

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I always think of this time of year as “ budget season ”. You know, when organizations are thinking about what they’ve accomplished during the current year and the goals they want to achieve in the upcoming year. Not only is it great for performance, but it helps to create the budget.

Revolutionary HR Technology - What You Can Expect in 2019

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The HR tech stack has been consistently evolving for decades. From moving to the cloud, to the rise of mobile and video, to big data, we’ve been following this evolution for quite some time.

Key Takeaways from Visier’s Women in Leadership Event

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Recently I was privileged to host Visier’s inaugural Women in Leadership event in Charlotte, NC. Our aim was to have our attendees–all women leaders and aspiring leaders–leave the event feeling uplifted, inspired, and armed with key takeaways they could apply to their own lives right away.

Everything #HR Needs to Know About HR Technology

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In the U.S., this weekend is the Labor Day holiday. It’s a holiday to celebrate the American worker. I’m sure there are many other countries that celebrate their employees throughout the year. It totally makes sense to recognize the thing that makes your organization unique – people.

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Small Business Compensation Trends for 2018

We’ve developed a special edition of PayScale’s 2018 Compensation Best Practices Report (CBPR) specifically for small businesses. It covers everything from base and variable pay practices to competitive jobs, retention concerns and mergers & acquisitions. Download the free small business edition to gain insights such as: Top compensation priorities and concerns for small businesses in 2018. How small business pay practices differ from other organizational sizes. Ways that small businesses organizations emphasize culture through compensation.

What to Look for in a Modern Recruitment Platform

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Recruiting software is highly utilized by talent acquisition teams. In fact, 75% of hiring professionals used either applicant tracking or recruiting software to improve their hiring process.

3 Strategies for Achieving Your Career Goals

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(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at Capella University. Capella is an accredited online university dedicated to providing an exceptional, professionally-aligned education that puts you in a position to succeed in your field.

Use a Growth Mindset to Reduce Bias

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I ran across a very interesting article from Harvard Business Review titled,” Neurodiversity as a Competitive Advantage ”.

Use Strategic Planning Techniques to Build Your Workforce Plan

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With unemployment rates at historic lows , organizations have to not only think about filling open requisitions, they also have to develop a long-term approach to staffing. Frankly, if an organization waits until they have an opening before they start strategizing their sources, it will be too late.

There’s Not a Skills Gap in the U.S… or Is There?

Your search for the perfect candidate has resulted in zero perfectly skilled applicants. What’s going on? Enter…the skills gap. This report, ‘The Employment Skills Gap and What To Do About It’, breaks down the issue with solutions you can apply now.

Change Management: 5 Situations When You May Need It

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According to global management consulting firm McKinsey & Company, over 70 percent of change management efforts fail. No surprise, this is due to several reasons: low employee engagement, lack of management support, poor collaboration, and no accountability.