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

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Basic time & attendance systems have been around for a long time. While we can’t say for sure just how accurate the Flintstones depiction of Stone Age time tracking is, we do know some of the world’s earliest known references to time-related wages date back to ancient Babylonia. When he did, he probably had no idea what today’s time & attendance systems would look like. Not all automated time & attendance systems are the same.

Is the Android App the Next Big Step For Time & Attendance


So many Time & Attendance solutions have already added an Android app to their offering, those that haven’t yet will have to move to keep up. Rolling out an Android app extends the functionality of your solution, empowering both workers and managers to access to it whenever the time is right for them. Extend the reach of your time & attendance solution with an Android app. Swift development platform empowers product managers and developers.

Top HR Conferences to Attend in 2018


To help you find the conference that’s right for you, we’ve rounded up the top upcoming HR conferences across the country (Events with an asterisk indicate that Namely will be in attendance—we hope to see you there!) 1. Professionals from across the nation attend this conference to catch up on the latest HR legislation and stay ahead of the curve. Where is the best place to learn the latest industry trends, hear from industry thought leaders, and network with your peers?

Time to Care About ONA!


At a time when everyone seems to realize “It’s the teams, stupid,” ONA makes them so much more visible. Valdis Krebs was the first full-time HR practitioner to use ONA back in the early ’90s, when he ran big HCM systems for TRW, Disney, Ford and Toyota. The post Time to Care About ONA!

Recommended Human Resources Conferences To Attend in 2015

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Recently, one of my contacts who is planning her 2015 schedule sent me a question asking for my recommendations for the top 2 – 3 conferences to attend in the US for HR professionals. One of my plans for next year is to attend more conferences in the US; ideally I’d like to attend events where there is a lot of networking, collaborating and great speakers. Since there are so many events happening all the time, it’s hard for me to assess which ones are best.

Super Meetings: More Effective, Productive, And Collaborative


This includes not having a clear agenda, not understanding the objective of the meeting, not aligning the team values, not understanding the success criteria for each one of the attendees and not tracking the meeting progress in real-time. 9:57 a.m.

When is it Time to Explore Predictive Analytics in HR?

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The next logical step for such companies is predictive analytics, the economic effect of which can be many times stronger. In general, any company has several options for implementing such projects, whether on its own, through contractors or using off-the-shelf products.

What is Absence Management and How Do Companies Approach It?

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While it’s expected that workers will miss a certain number of workdays each year, excessive absences can lead to decreased productivity, reduced staff motivation, and poor customer service levels, all of which can have a negative effect on company finances. Today we’ll examine some of the reasons for absenteeism , the costs associated with lost productivity, and how a sound absence management policy can boost morale and reduce absenteeism rates in the workplace.

How Just-In-Time Training Leads to Sales Growth


A poor experience with a sales rep will taint the customer’s overall buying experience for a long time. Many times customers have direct contact only with a company’s sales representatives. Of course, there is a wide range of incentives including bonuses, cash rewards, discounts on company products, and so on. Just-in-time training (JITT) plays an important role in keeping your workforce engaged and motivated. Or is it about attending hours or days of courses?

Recommended Human Resources Conferences To Attend in 2015

Unbridled Talent

Recently, one of my contacts who is planning her 2015 schedule sent me a question asking for my recommendations for the top 2 – 3 conferences to attend in the US for HR professionals. One of my plans for next year is to attend more conferences in the US; ideally I’d like to attend events where there is a lot of networking, collaborating and great speakers. Since there are so many events happening all the time, it’s hard for me to assess which ones are best.

4 Ways to Combat Declining Productivity in Your Workplace


If your organization has suffered from lower employee productivity levels in the past few years, you’re not alone. Recent studies and statistics indicate declining productivity rates in many Western workplaces. According to a recent study by Washington-based think tank The Brookings Institute, over the past 10 years productivity growth has slowed in both advanced and emerging markets and also in developing economies. When productivity goes down, so do your profits.

5 Effective Metrics for Measuring Team Member Performance


T raditional metrics such as productivity can present a moving target and can often be misleading. The Houston Chronicle outlined regular appraisals, productivity tests, 360-degree feedback, and management by objectives as a few common forms of measuring individual performance metrics.

Avoiding the Perils of Awards Programs


A recent academic study is catching a few headlines, suggesting that award programs can have negative motivational spillover effects and actually lead to decreased productivity. show up on time) just doesn’t make sense. Attendance for many- if not all- companies is a basic expectation.

is this work-from-home set-up unfair, my schedule means I can never attend office happy hours, and more

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My schedule means I can never attend office happy hours. when the other staff member and I cannot attend. I want to bring this up to my manager, and see if there is a way we can include everyone, but at the same time it feels like something so petty! I have read on your site previously that not including all employees in events is terrible for morale and productivity. Is managing staff a skill that will come in time? It’s five answers to five questions.

10 Ideal Jobs for People who are Not Afraid of Heights

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There are, however, a number of people who not only aren’t afraid of heights, but they simply enjoy spending their time on high altitudes. 6) Flight attendant. That’s why being a flight attendant can be a demanding and stressful occupation.

Employee GPS Tracking

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At the same time it is becoming a more challenging task for employers to control and track the amount of hours workers actually spend performing their jobs. Companies do trust their employees in some extent, however they also need better tools to be in control of employees time, attendance and location. That’s why GPS tracking is one of possible options to get employee’s location in real data and control their performance at the same time.

Enough Already with the Strategy Launches – It’s Time for Transformative Gatherings


I recently attended an empowering evening with thought leaders in Ann Arbor called Hello Sunshine x Together Live. So let’s break that definition down and apply it to a business environment. So think again about the last time you or your leaders communicated change.

Is It Time to Rethink the College Degree Requirement?


These questions are among those the Institute for Corporate Productivity (i4cp) explored with its latest , The Perceived Importance of College Degrees. They were, respectively: Customer service (69%) Operations (57%) Sales (34%) IT (30%) Human resources (29%) On the other end of the spectrum, the functional areas least likely to waive the college degree requirement for hires: engineering, research & development, product development, marketing, and management. With U.S.

7 Things You Must Be Doing To Create A Happy Workplace


It may sound like the definition of a “Care Bear” management style, but study after study has shown that employee happiness has a direct correlation to your bottom-line. You spend a chunk of your waking hours at the office, shouldn’t that time be fulfilling?

Compensable working time : FLSA :: Disability : Pre-2009 ADA

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It goes like this: Compensable working time : FLSA :: Disability : Pre-2009 ADA What does this mean (and how dare I make you think about your SATs for the first time in forever)? Busk , last year’s Supreme Court case which held that the time warehouse workers spent waiting for and undergoing post-shift security screenings were noncompensable postliminary activities. I believe Congress will do the same with the definition of compensable working time under the FLSA.

Study: Skilled Social Media Users Are Six Times More Likely To Exceed Quota


However, one surprise remains – many sales executives don’t use social media themselves, and they dismiss it as a colossal waste of time. As someone who has spent a lot of time in social simply listening – I cannot argue this.

ProQuest Case Study: Using the Oscillation Principle for Software Development

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The company began in Michigan with the invention of microfilm in the 1930s and over time its role has become essential to libraries, universities, research centers and other organizations whose mission depends on the delivery of complete, trustworthy information. Social Time.

Melcrum Summit: Re-engineering Internal Communication for Agility.

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Melcrum Summit: Re-engineering Internal Communication for Agility, Productivity and Impact. Workforce Planning is a Necessity… SumTotal & the Definitive Guide to Strategic Human. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Bio-Contact. Consulting. Speaking. Writing. About-HCM. Welcome.

Don’t Become An Invisible Leader In Your Busiest Times

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Yes, you were hired because you’re a smart worker who gets stuff done, but you were also hired to be an inspirational and vocal presence who clearly, concisely, and consistently inspires productivity, innovation, and change. Visible leaders should definitely get angry.

Employee Engagement: Use a Systemic Approach

HR Bartender

But food and fun can definitely be a workplace perk, which might help toward engagement. But before we dove into strategy development, we spent some time talking about the definition of engagement. Employees are proud of their work and they are productive.

3 Strategies for Achieving Your Career Goals

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I don’t know that it means an equal 50/50 split of time. The second part of the definition is equally important – control. If you share this definition of work/life balance, then you also realize that it’s not a Millennial thing.

How HR professionals can master summer in the workplace


We’re in the midst of a summer heat wave – which means higher temperatures, constant sunshine and more time spent outside. However, summer can also be a particularly challenging time for HR and human capital management professionals.

Everything HR Needs to Know About Experience Management (XM)

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At this year’s Qualtrics X4 Summit , I had the chance to speak with Bryce Winkelman , global growth and strategy leader for Qualtrics’ EmployeeXM product. Bryce, let’s start with a definition. We talk about experiences a lot.

Self-Management Success: Learn How to Learn (Part 5)

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Even when you work in an office full of people, self-management involves doing a lot of things independently – resolving your conflicts, figuring out the solutions to your problems and creating your most productive work. And, if you did attend the lecture, you might not learn anything.

What to Do About Employee Disengagement? 5 Steps to Take Right Away

HR Daily Advisor

Employee engagement has many definitions, can take many forms and has many measures. Learn more about curbing disengagement when you attend BLR’s THRIVE event , held May 11-12 in Las Vegas, learn more below. Strategic HR employee engagement employees productivity survey

Give Me Technology, But Help Me Deal With It


Total connectivity and the quest for engagement and productivity. It enables flexibility in our work and lets us to be more productive and satisfied in our jobs. It seems like we’ve reached corporate nirvana, with productivity and engagement rising to unprecedented levels.

30 HR Tools For Improving Human Resource Workflow

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The following fifteen tools aren’t free, but they are definitely worth the investment. Not only can they help improve HR workflow overall, they include tools such as attendance and payroll software, onboarding process improvement, even online recruiting system tools. One time).

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Well, talking of bands, Metallica’s performance for Dreamforce 2018 was quite a humdinger and with that as a benchmark, you can expect something bigger this time (wait for the official announcement for this year’s headliner in Twitter)! Who can attend Dreamforce 2019? What to attend?’

Organizations Need to Consider Family Caregiver Responsibilities

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During this year’s Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Annual Conference, I had the opportunity to attend a luncheon hosted by the SHRM Foundation. It’s a good read and worth your time. Cynthia, let’s start with a definition.

The opioid crisis: Is drug addiction a disability?

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Employers absorb part of that cost in the form of lost productivity and higher healthcare costs. Under that definition, someone who completes a standard 28-day inpatient treatment program is not a current user. The time off may be a reasonable accommodation under the ADA.