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Learning from Employee Absenteeism

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When employees chronically miss work without notice, or when absenteeism suddenly spikes in part of your workforce, it can lead to a series of kneejerk reactions, questions, and concerns. Is there something else going on? Are employees disengaged? What’s really happening here?

Features to Help Support Wage and Hour Compliance Efforts When Adding Flex Work Options

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Are flex work options the key to employee happiness, engagement, and even greater productivity? Some believe so. Flexible arrangements can give workers more options when it comes to their schedules. They can create new ways for employees to engage with the workplace.

Facial Recognition Technology Can Help You Stop Time Theft

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Companies everywhere are concerned with time theft. One of the ways that time clock fraud can happen is through “buddy punching,” when an employee clocks in or out for other employees. Facial recognition technology is designed to help you prevent buddy punching.

How Employees Respond to Workforce Management Technology

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Across certain industries and professional environments, workforce management technology has become nearly ubiquitous with the modern workday. Sometimes, technology works in the background, tracking worker data as they move from project to project. Other times, employees engage directly with different types of workforce management technology: They log in via a retina scan. They swipe their badges to access a meeting room. They enter their four-digit pin when they take a break at a job site.

Candidate Screening Simplified

Speaker: Allen Samuel, Senior Sourcer & Serial Entrepreneur

When it comes to finding the right candidates for your company, you want to ensure that they are a good “fit.” By having an understanding of the job description, accurate skillset criteria and a short conversation with the hiring manager, you will be armed with the resources to quickly and effectively convert potential candidates to new hires. Join Senior Sourcer & Serial Entrepreneur Allen Samuel to learn the steps you should be taking in your candidate screening process.

Facial Biometrics Can Bring Greater Accuracy and Flexibility to Time & Attendance Software

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What does the future of working look like? For many companies and workers, the future is all about flexibility.

Is It Time to Add Flexible and Remote Work Options?

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Remote and flexible work options sound great in theory. After all, who doesn’t want to at least have the option to work from home, or somewhere other than the workplace? Also, with so much technology at our fingertips, working remotely can be easier than ever.

3 Ways for Small Businesses to Track Employee Hours

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As back-office functions go, tracking employee hours can sometimes get overlooked. This is especially true for many new businesses with small teams. But the issue of time theft, no matter how big your business, is anything but small.

PTO Buyout Features Can Help Support Workers and Employers

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The New Jersey Earned Sick Leave Law went into effect in October of 2018. It requires covered employers in the Garden State to provide one hour of paid sick leave for every 30 hours worked up to 40 hours per benefit year to eligible employees.

Time & Attendance Software Can Help Temporary Workers Get Going

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In some parts of the country, the current hiring boom means that there are more openings than there are workers to fill them. That’s part of why some organizations turn to temporary employees to help them plug immediate gaps. Hiring temporary workers.

Technology does not make Digital Transformations Effective - People Do!

There is no doubt that digital transformation strategies are technology driven; however, that is not the only factor. The human element is still relevant - in fact, it is necessary to succeed in the digital era.

Eliminate Time Clock Fraud

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Is time theft an issue for your company? If it was, how would you know? If you think that employee theft only happens in the office supply cabinet, think again. Every day, employees across the country take part in time clock fraud—whether inadvertently or intentionally.

Workforce Management Tools for Staffing Agencies

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Technology has changed for job seekers, hiring managers, HR professionals, and staffing agencies. It has sped up the application process, made recruiting and onboarding more efficient, and created new ways to engage with employees. Staffing Agencies Are in Demand.

Managing Time & Attendance Needs for Tech Workers

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Across the tech industry, from well-funded start-ups to blue chip firms, niche companies to some of the world’s most popular brands, nearly everyone is hungry for talent.

Is Time Theft Costing Your Company Money?

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Chances are, business owners do not want to consider that time theft is happening at their companies. After all, doing so means they have to consider the fact that their own employees are “stealing” time, which, for many companies, is as important a commodity as any other.

5 Culture Trends for 2019

As we approach 2019, major shifts in the work environment will continue to affect the ways companies do business. Companies that are looking to attract, engage, and retain top talent should leverage these trends to create workplaces where employees thrive.

Best Practices for Scheduling Hourly Employees

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Your schedule forms the backbone of your daily business operations. Since payroll is one of the biggest items in your budget, the way you staff your shifts makes a huge impact on your bottom line.

Do Employees Need to Sign Off on Time Cards?

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While the Fair Labor Standards Act says that employers must keep records of all hours their employees work, it does not prescribe a specific timekeeping system or method.

Convert to a Point System – a Simple and Effective Employee Productivity Tool

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Many of today’s companies recognize that their employees are the key to their success. Whether their people help drive innovation, create great customer experiences, or follow through on efficiencies, engaged and productive workers typically lead to a successful business.

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Meeting Healthcare Needs with Advanced Scheduling

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Healthcare in the U.S. has been a hot topic for some time with congressional showdowns, insecurity around costs, and the steps that providers and organizations take to meet the rising tide of need. As a whole, the healthcare industry is growing.

Dice 2018 Recruitment Automation Report

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) technologies are rapidly changing the way many recruit and hire talent. Read Dice's first-ever Recruitment Automation Report to discover how you can employ new, cutting-edge technologies to source and hire tech talent faster.

The Debate over Compensatory Time

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How employers compensate their employees is an issue of hot debate. In May of 2017, the House of Representatives passed the Working Families Flexibility Act , a bill that would allow private employers to provide compensatory time to employees in lieu of paying them overtime pay.

4 Drivers That Can Improve Productivity In The Workplace

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Companies build and drive productive workplace practices in many different ways. Sometimes, maintaining a productive workplace is simply baked into the company’s overall culture. People come to work enthused and ready to contribute.

Simplify Mileage Reimbursements With Time & Attendance Software

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What does reporting business miles have to do with time & attendance? These days, more than you might think. When employees travel for business they’re often on the clock. More and more of today’s workers need to report business miles for expense reimbursement.

Job Costing with Time & Attendance

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Job Costing Across Multiple Projects. When tech companies support different lines of business, or work on multiple projects at once, being able to track and manage job costs accurately is a must-have.

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.

Avoid Time & Attendance Issues When Hiring New Employees

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Many businesses and organizations recognize that employees are their lifeblood. Sometimes, attracting and keeping talent can be tricky. That’s especially true in an environment where just about every organization seems to be hiring. In fact, with 6.7 million job openings in the U.S.,

How Much is Poor Attendance Tracking Costing You Today?

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Many small businesses manually track time and attendance, and others rely on outdated technology. It’s natural to think employees wouldn’t take advantage of loopholes in the system, but the statistics tell a different story.

Help Employees Sync Personal And Work Calendars

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Do you remember the old family calendar that hung from a nail in your kitchen? That was how many parents and kids used to keep track of carpooling schedules, exams, band practice, soccer, family game night and plenty more.

Do You Know Your Accrued PTO Liability?

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In the last decade, companies of all sizes have transitioned to PTO banks, which combine vacation days, personal days, and even holidays into one lump of time that employees can use for any reason.

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.

Three Reasons to Sync Work and Personal Calendars During the Holidays

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Whether you love the holidays or not, the season has a way of creating havoc on just about everyone’s calendar. There are trips back home and relatives coming to visit. Parents run around between after-school functions, holiday performances, and events in town. Meanwhile, work doesn’t stop.

Tips for Planning and Completing Your Time & Attendance Implementation

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The process of implementing new software can be complex. There’s early research, vetting different vendors and partners, checking with budgeting, getting feedback from managers and employees, and finally getting buy-in from senior leaders. And all that is just the beginning.

The Risks of Using Paper Time Sheets and Time Cards

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Risk is often thought of as something that happens from the outside –– such as a natural catastrophe or economic slump. Yet risk exists within your own business.

Minimize Employee Absenteeism with Time & Attendance Software

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If you did a head count around your workplace, how many absences would you notice? Maybe one or two every day? Perhaps a handful each week? According to 2017 Bureau of Labor Statistics , the absence rate for full-time employees is 2.9%. That means if your company has 100 employees, on average, about 3 people per workday would be out. Overall, it’s a pretty small number. Still, some reports suggest that employee absenteeism has risen to its highest rate in nearly two decades.

Why All the AI Research You’re Reading is Dead Wrong

Speaker: Ben Eubanks, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, Principal Analyst at Lighthouse Research & Advisory

While we may be “people” professionals, it is part of our job to understand AI and how this technology can enable us to make smarter decisions and develop more efficient processes. Join Lighthouse Research & Advisory Principal Analyst Ben Eubanks where he will discuss how AI can be used for HR and recruiting processes, including how to create more human interactions and engagement through the strategic application of technology.

Offline Time Clock Punching for Remote Workers: Introducing the Kiosk App

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Remote locations create unique challenges for employers who want to fairly and accurately clock-in and clock-out employees working in the field. Traditionally, companies have leased bulky time clock equipment with high set-up and monthly fees.

3 Ways for Small Businesses to Track Employee Hours

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Proper tracking of employee hours is a back-office function whose importance can easily be overlooked. Even a single hour of padding on each employee time card per month can cost business thousands of dollars a year.

Employee Schedule Templates — Get Your Managers Out of the Office and Onto the Floor

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Scheduling is a necessary part of your workweek. It is time consuming, but when you take the time to create schedule templates you will save yourself effort later. Each week, you need to enter shifts into the schedule, even when the shifts are virtually the same week after week. However, you know that there’s hardly any such thing as a normal week. There are always vacations, holidays, or other variables that prevent weeks from being normal.

Software Stickiness in the HR Industry

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It’s easy to focus on user-experience or product features when choosing a software solution for your HR team, and ignore one of the most important (but least sexy) considerations: longevity.

Applicant Tracking System Vendor Comparison Matrix

Trying to decide which ATS is right for your company? Newton is the only ATS built by recruiters, for recruiters. Download the comparison matrix to see how Newton compares to other ATS vendors.