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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.

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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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.

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.

Live Webinar: Competing in a Candidate Driven Market – How to Recruit in 2018

With unemployment at an 18-year low, recruiters are now faced with a unique challenge that they haven't had to face in some time. The market is hot and the best candidates are often receiving more than one offer. In an environment where candidates are "ghosting" interviews and even offers, how do you compete? Join us on September 27th, 2018 for a live webinar with Scott Conklin, VP of Human Resources at Paycor and learn what candidates really care about and how to get the offer signed.

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.

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.

Paying Employees Current

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Sometimes it can be tricky for employees to grasp how payroll works, especially if they’re recent hires and still getting used to your systems. Questions are sure to pop up: When does the pay period end? When do we have to turn in our hours? How long until payday?

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Live Webinar: Train Like a Boss – Close the Skills Gap and Boost Employee Retention

Recruiting quality employees is no easy task. With unemployment at an all-time low, it's now more crucial than ever to engage and retain the employees you've hired. A demonstrated investment in employee development can set you apart and help attract more quality candidates. According to a recent report from Linkedin, over a fourth of HR professionals expect to be increasing their budgets in learning and development. Join us on 8/30 for a live webinar with Greg Goold, Director of Learning and Development at Paycor.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Just Released – Our 2018 Third-Party Recruiting Benchmark Report

BountyJobs curates the most impactful data in their marketplace: trends in salaries and fees across key verticals, emerging industry game changers, and other valuable analytics sure to influence your hiring strategy for the back half of the year. Download it!

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.

Restaurant Time & Attendance Tracking

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If you’re a restaurant owner, you may have opened shop because you have a love of food, or entertaining, or both. You also probably discovered—very quickly—that there was an administrative side to things that involved parts of the business you weren’t particularly fond of, like paperwork, and employment laws, and tracking time and attendance for your restaurant. Still you got by. The dining experience you created led to great reviews, which drove more diners in the doors.

Time & Attendance System Basics: Is Your Time & Attendance System Stuck in the Stone Age?

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Do you remember the opening montage for The Flintstones? Fred, the protagonist, is happily moving rocks from the back of his trusty work Stegosaurus. Meanwhile, his manager stands behind him with an eye on the clock. When the end of the work day rolls around, the manager yanks on his Pterodactyl alarm, and away Fred goes…back to his Stone Age family. Basic time & attendance systems have been around for a long time.

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.

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.

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

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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.

3 FAQs on stratustime Mobile

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With 90% of American adults owning a cell phone and 58% of those using a smartphone, it’s no surprise that stratus time’s mobile module is a hot topic among our clients (Source: Pew Research Internet Project ).

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.

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.

Shift Swapping Best Practices

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Shift-swapping is a common practice for many retail and restaurant employees. Since shifts fall at any time of the day, week, or year, employees frequently need to find a co-worker to cover their time.

8 Methods To Reduce Costs During Slow Season

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All businesses have a slow season. It’s within this period that companies have a tendency to place urgency on reducing costs. In most cases, it’s a good way to tackle costs by trimming the fat.

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Where Should I Set Up My Employee Time Clock?

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The time clock is such a simple, mundane part of your business. However, it is also a driving part of your overall human resources picture. Employee time must be tracked accurately, and the time clock must be accessible to everyone.

Paid Sick Time for Federal Contractors: Creating an Audit Trail

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Paid sick time requirements are a concern for any company acting as a federal contractor or marketing to government entities. Employment law expert, Cheryl Orr, provides practical guidance about complying with these requirements in the first half of this timely and important Bloomberg BNA webinar.

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!

Non-Profit Wage & Hour Compliance

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In our previous article, we looked at how wage and hour compliance issues can affect a small business. But what about non-profit organizations? It’s a question we recently asked Adam Hollenberg, Regional Sales Manager with nettime solutions and stratustime. How One Non-Profit Cut Costs and Stayed Compliant. The issues around wage and hour compliance affect non-profit organizations just as much, if not more so,” he says.

Where Should I Set Up My Employee Time Clock?

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The time clock is such a simple, mundane part of your business. However, it is also a driving part of your overall human resources picture. Employee time must be tracked accurately, and the time clock must be accessible to everyone. Chronic missed punches can lead to inaccuracies that can cost your business thousands of dollars in losses a year. If your clock is placed somewhere the employees don’t normally go, they may legitimately forget to punch-in—or they might be trying to pad their hours.

Integrating Time & Attendance with Point-of-Sale (POS) Systems

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The Problem: You Have a POS System, Now You Need a Time & Attendance Solution. Retailers, especially those preparing for an expansion, often find themselves in a pickle when it comes to time & attendance solutions for their businesses.

Hey, Can You Cover My Shift Today?

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If you’re in the service industry – managing a busy restaurant or a retail store – some of your biggest challenges center around employee scheduling. Keeping track of who’s available to work, setting your shifts for a full week, and covering for last-minute absences or surges in customers.

Creating the Ideal Candidate Experience

Modern job seekers have high expectations when applying for jobs. Download Newton’s guide for creating the ideal candidate experience to learn how you can attract top candidates and drive them to apply to your positions.