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

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However, adding flexible work options isn’t as simple as announcing at the next company meeting that you’re switching to a four-day workweek. We’ll look at some of these below, and discuss ways that your time & attendance software can help you navigate them. tracking time.

“Use it or lose it” vacation: how to do it right


How much can unused vacation time possibly cost an employer? The City of Jacksonville recently learned the hard way, when an executive staffer—who hadn’t taken a vacation in five years—announced his retirement and sought payment for unused vacation days. If he gets the cash-out, he will receive $521,798 in unused vacation since 2011. There […]. The post “Use it or lose it” vacation: how to do it right appeared first on Replicon.

Conference Topics To Meet Every Need

Compensation Cafe

Lastly, there was a noticeable emphasis on the escalating importance of financial counseling for employees, principally to help them prepare for retirement and better withstand financial hardship events.

We’ve retired early, so why aren’t I happy?

Thrive Global

I think its time to retire” shocking words coming from my alpha husband (Rick) who’s success in business was built on crushing goals with supersonic urgency. We moved back east to our ‘built for retirement’ beach-home just in time for the summer.

offering prayers to a coworker, employee falsely accused of attending a white supremacist march, and more

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Employee falsely accused a coworker of attending a white supremacist march. Recently, “Jane,” someone from another department (not the one I manage) requested bereavement leave to attend a family member’s funeral in another state. One of my reports, “Sarah,” told everyone Jane lied and really took time off to march with the white supremacists. Jane really did attend a funeral, but in West Virginia. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go….

I got fired for attending a conference that I wasn’t invited to

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The idea of the conference sounded interesting and at our next departmental meeting I asked my manager’s manager about being able to attend the conference. This was for several reasons: (1) what I heard about the conference in the elevator sounded interesting, (2) I was trying to show initiative, and (3) It would be good for my career to attend something like that. I offered to do all the conference so he could get the meeting set up.

The #1 Way Small and Medium Businesses Save Time


Think back to some of the most time-consuming activities you’ve undertaken for your business. A major study from earlier this year shows that small and medium sized business owners consistently underestimate the amount of time and energy required to run their HR functions in-house.

How Bad Is the Student Loan Crisis?

Best Money Moves

For the huge slice of the American population with debt, it is necessary to juggle competing goals including saving for emergencies and retirement as well as major life decisions.”. has already generated who aren’t meeting milestones or saving for retirement?

Women In Wellness: “Why you should find a place to volunteer after you retire”, with Dr. Deanna Hope Berman and Beau Henderson

Thrive Global

I suggest people find a place to volunteer when they retire. As a part of my series about the “5 Things You Should Do to Optimize Your Wellness After Retirement” I had the pleasure of interviewing Dr. Deanna Hope Berman. My daughters at the time were 1 and 5 years old.

Free Up Your Time: 5 Types of Flexible HR Software

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Below are 5 types of HR software that can give you r HR team the flexibility they need so they are able to effectively and accurately meet the demands of your business. Scheduling is often integrated with time and attendance software. 2: Time & Attendance.

coworker wants a bigger retirement party than we want to fund, really intense job listings, and more

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Coworker wants a bigger retirement send-off than we’re willing to fund. When people retire, their office generally comes together to do something for them. The last person who retired got an engraved vase and a dinner out, which cost about $20 per person. We now have another person retiring (who is not a great coworker and has a very difficulty personality) who wants a lunch out, and a reception in the afternoon, and a gift. It’s five answers to five questions.

“READ … MY … FAX!” Is NOT a Good Termination Meeting!

HR Daily Advisor

Yesterday’s Advisor celebrated Back to the Future: Part II on the date of Emmett “Doc” Brown and Marty McFly time-traveling to October 21, 2015—and it highlighted a few scenes that were surprisingly applicable to HR. Time to start planning with BLR’s new HR Playbook.

overwhelmed with meeting requests, what am I allowed to do during work hours, and more

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I’m overwhelmed with meeting requests from salespeople and nonprofits. I just started a new job and am a little overwhelmed with the amount of meetings that external people are requesting of me. There is no one else on my team and I report directly to the CEO, so there is no one to go to these meetings in my place. I also have a lot of work needing to be done at my desk, so taking a meeting depletes precious hours of my day. How can I decline meetings?

Empty Nesters’ Emptying Coffers


So I’ve been nagged ever since I came across this release from the SUM180 site about this study by the Boston College Center for Retirement Research , Do Households Save More When the Kids Leave Home? How can we now dial this back and take better care of our own retirements?

when is it time to update your recognition strategy? hint: now

O.C. Tanner

But you also don’t want a program that makes recipients feel like they’ve traveled back in time. The award for “perfect attendance” may have made sense when your organization had one office and 28 employees who had to be at work every day to make the magic happen.

is it true that 80% of job openings are never advertised, last-minute meetings, and more

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My manager schedules lots of last-minute meetings with no warning. My supervisor has a habit of telling me about meetings last minute, and they are often several hours long. I suppose the other small issue is that while my new supervisor is a super nice guy, he can be socially awkward and get gruff once in a blue moon (he will immediately apologize for those instances when he does get gruff), so I am afraid to tell him I cannot handle these last second meetings.

62: How to Repond to Negative Glassdoor Reviews with Chad Roudebush


From intuitive, hire-to-retire HR technology to comprehensive benefits consulting and HR services, PeopleStrategy offers employers a single source for the tools and services necessary to attract, manage and retain talent. It’s a candidate’s market out there.

my boss goes overboard for Halloween, hiring manager called me seven times in two hours, and more

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Meanwhile people are waiting for his input on time-sensitive matters. You could all explain that it’s distracting and even unsettling, and ask him to retire them. Hiring manager called me seven times in two hours. He then proceeded to call me six more times in the next two hours: 12:47, 1:10, 1:22, 1:35, 2:00, and 2:33. We’re in different time zones, but that still wouldn’t explain the need to call me literally seven times.

How Technology helps in Making HR a Strategic Partner


Thanks to technology initiatives, HR is largely relieved from the administrative tasks and can invest more time on strategic initiatives such as planning workforce capabilities, managing talent repository and ensuring that talent needs are always met in a proactive manner. HR being the most valuable resource for an organization, can now spend time on processes that matter the most. By putting analytics to the right use: HR Analytical tools have become important in the recent times.

12 Tips for SHRM Annual Conference Attendees: #SHRM18

HR Bartender

So, here’s my list of tips for people who are planning to attend: BEFORE YOU GO. You might get some ideas about a session to attend, a book to purchase, or someplace fun to meet and eat. Plan your schedule but save some time for impromptu meetings. Works every time.

No answer on legality of cutting hours under ACA: Dave & Buster’s settles ERISA suit

HR Morning

If you were hoping a court ruling on a recent ERISA lawsuit involving Dave & Buster’s would offer some clarity into whether it’s legal to cut employees’ hours to avoid having them count as full-time employees under the ACA, you’re going to be disappointed.

3 Ways to Stay On Top of #HR Compliance – Friday Distraction

HR Bartender

Our friends over at Kronos offer us one way to manage compliance in today’s Time Well Spent. Attend webinars and conferences. We are so fortunate to have employment and labor law attorneys who are willing to give their time and knowledge.

What Are #HR Analysts and Why Should You Pay Attention To Them

HR Bartender

As a blogger, I’ve been fortunate to participate in events that I would not normally have attended when I was an HR Generalist. During those events, I learn about the companies, the products and services they provide, and how they meet the needs of human resources professionals.

INTERVIEW: Dr. Jac Fitz-enz on Human Capital Metrics

HR Bartender

In my very first human resources manager role, I attended a weekly department head meeting. When it came time for me to talk about projects and needs, sometimes I would get what I wanted and sometimes I didn’t. This way, their time and efforts can be directed and controlled.

updates: coworker with anxiety keeps asking us to drive her home, my boss never returns my work on time, and more

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I also explain what would need to happen in order for me to be able to move her schedule — essentially threee people on the earlier schedule would need to leave/be promoted/retire. (I Then something quite fortuitous for Jane happened — two people were promoted to other internal departments and a third declared her intentions to retire by the end of the month. I had to tell her that she’d now used up all of her accrued PTO time.

ICYMI: What We Learned at SHRM 2019

Cornerstone On Demand

Didn't get to attend this year's conference? Since you only meet candidates a handful of times and very briefly, before you extend an offer, you need to determine the right questions to ask to identify those who are fundamentally a good fit—and weed out the rest.

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Unleash 2019: It’s All About Smart Data and Reboot(ing) HR


I’m very much looking forward to being back in London, a city I love, have visited numerous times, lived in and honeymooned in. Key sessions to attend on the Smart Data Track. Key Unleash session to attend on the Smart Data track (but in the app) – Reboot HR.

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Aligning #HR Technology With Your Talent Decisions

HR Bartender

What is the best use of their talents (as a full-time, part-time or contractor)? Are there employees ready to retire and we need them to share their knowledge? By that I mean data that is consistent, accurate and timely.

Five #HRTechWorld Sessions You Don’t Want to Miss


Here are my “top five” sessions to attend, listed in the order in which they take place: Smart Simplicity in a Complex World. Attend to find out. The Convergence of Full Time and Contingent in a Global Workforce.

How to train your successor


Now you’re looking ahead to your own retirement or a promotion. The exact timing depends on how much time there is before the transition. In a perfect world, you would have six months to a year to train your next-in-line before you move on to a new role or retire.

Improving the open enrollment process: Part 2


With most companies right smack in the middle of Open Enrollment, let’s take a look at how to improve employee engagement during this time. Free food at benefits workshops, meetings held outside and gifts like table games, coffee mugs and calendars can help boost engagement.

21 Top Talent Management, People Ops, And HR Conferences In 2019


People Operations teams and other people managers can model L&D by attending one of the HR conferences outlined below. Executives who attend dive deeply into a range of items, including hiring practices, feedback tools, gamification, growth and development technology, and more.

21 HR Tools for Employee Engagement & Workforce Planning


Intuit QuickBooks Payroll is a full-service payroll solution that is designed to meet the unique needs of small businesses. Fast, easy payroll services save time and allow for seamless direct deposit, which employees love. Scheduling Meetings. Tracking Time and Attendance.

How Smart is Your Employee Benefits Strategy?

Tandem HR

401(K) retirement savings plans. Vacation time. But this doesn’t mean all companies can meet employee demands. A report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics states that only 70% of civilian workers had access to retirement and medical care benefits in March of 2017.

Financial Wellness Benefits: Employers are the Employee Financial Lifeline


Cost of Living Impacts In retirement, Americans fear the rising cost of living. In fact, nearly half of Americans (47%) report being either “very concerned” (36%) or “terrified” (11%) that the rising cost of living will affect their retirement plans. It’s time to do something about it.

Finding Friendship After 50

Thrive Global

Then as we get older, in our careers, we meet people at work that we find have common interests. However, as we approach retirement, our opportunities for meeting others can seem to dwindle. It isn’t healthy to be isolated or alone all the time. Attend community events.

Everything #HR Needs to Know About HCM

HR Bartender

The broadest possible definition of that is the software that can start with a candidate, who’s not yet applied for a job, extend through the entire employee lifecycle, and even include those who retire and come back to the same company to work as a contingent.