Breaking down the 6-hour workday: do costs outweigh benefits?


John Maynard Keynes famously predicted a ubiquitous 15-hour workweek by the year 2030 — a direct result of technological advances, he claimed. Written in a 1930 essay, the feasibility of his prediction wanes as 2030 looms closer, and the 40-hour workweek remains the norm.

Breaking down the 6-hour workday: do costs outweigh benefits?


John Maynard Keynes famously predicted a ubiquitous 15-hour workweek by the year 2030 — a direct result of technological advances, he claimed. Written in a 1930 essay, the feasibility of his prediction wanes as 2030 looms closer, and the 40-hour workweek remains the norm.

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? We’ll look at some of these below, and discuss ways that your time & attendance software can help you navigate them. Any updates or changes to your time & attendance policies.

Why I’m Attending an IT Conference (Advice for HR Leaders)


A stray comment from a 7:00am 401k administration session at SHRM 2013 still rings in my ears when I talk about workplace retirement plans. Now, I’m not saying you need to pack up and join me, but this ties in with a valuable concept that I’ve been advocating for quite some time.

Free Up Your Time: 5 Types of Flexible HR Software

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Scheduling is often integrated with time and attendance software. 2: Time & Attendance. Time and attendance software allows an employee to clock in and out, request time off and view PTO accrued.

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.

Quarterly Products and Services Updates from PrismHR – Q3 2018


Every quarter, PrismHR publishes a Products & Services Update to inform customers of the many developments that occur each quarter relating to product updates, new partnerships, customer support initiatives, and lots more. NEW PRODUCTS & FEATURES.

Not kidding: When it's noisier to work from home than at the office

Workplace Diva

Perhaps you've tried retiring to the other side of your house, but it doesn't work because you need access to your office. It's almost time for that conference call! The time has come.

Is 2017 the Year for Financial Wellness Among Your Employees?

HR Daily Advisor

Evidently, Americans are having a difficult time with their finances. Responses from 1,600 full-time employees reveal financial stress impacting overall wellbeing: Health (28%). Productivity at work (17%). Attendance at work (8%). Improve retirement statistics (58%).

The Art of Recycling Retirees and Potential Retirees

ATD Human Capital

This post is the first of a two-part series about the retirement of Baby Boomers and its impact on organizations’ return on investment and productivity. Baby Boomers (born between 1946 and 1964) began retiring in 2011 and will continue into 2030, if not beyond.

5 Reasons Why Strong Goals Can Make a Difference for Your Company

HR Daily Advisor

A paycheck is not a realistic goal for an individual, but many times it is their only goal for working. PEP is productivity, efficiency, and profits. Diamond , US Army (retired) served a combined 35 years on active duty and in the Reserves.

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.

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.

The Art of Recycling Retirees and Potential Retirees

ATD Human Capital

This post is the second of a two-part series about the retirement of Baby Boomers and its impact on organizations’ ROI and productivity. adults ages 45 to 74 want to work part time for the enjoyment of it, with nearly as many for the income.

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.

How the Cloud Can Help You Stay Compliant with Wage & Hour Laws

nettime solutions

With the cloud came the promise of freedom, and the chance to connect with colleagues and collaborators safely and securely from anywhere at any time. The need for compliance touches nearly everything, including: How businesses and non-profit organizations handle time sheets.

A lesson in overtime pay

OmegaHR Solutions

Bonuses based upon productivity and attendance also have to be included. Shift differentials are a necessary component of overtime pay. Two employers learned a lesson in understanding the rules of the Fair Labor Standards Act.

Financial Wellness Benefits: Employers are the Employee Financial Lifeline


However, this can be an opportunity to impact the productivity and engagement of your staff, so there’s value in learning more about this issue. Cost of Living Impacts In retirement, Americans fear the rising cost of living. It’s time to do something about it.

Easing Student Loan Debt Benefits Employers and Employees


Student debt makes big headlines at graduation time: Average student loan debt per borrower is $32,731. Today 39 percent of undergrads borrow money to attend a four-year school compared to 26 percent in 1996. College graduates are also : • three times less likely to live in poverty.

HR Can be Dangerous with the Right Technology!


onboarding, payroll, benefits administration, time and attendance, performance) are completed accurately and on time. Seriously, it’s time to take control and there is an easy (and affordable) solution. A single, affordable solution to master from pre-hire to retire.

Global Upside’s HR Team and Mihi Software Honored at PeopleFirst HR Excellence Awards 2019

Global Upside

Global Upside provides hire to retire HR support in over 150 countries. Mihi is a unique cloud-based software where country-specific labor, HR, benefits, and data privacy requirements are pre-built to keep employers compliant with local laws while giving employees a robust self-service tool to manage leave, time and attendance, and more. With highly motivated individuals, we are able to deliver our product and services in challenging circumstances around the world.

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Welcome to Vista 7 Payroll – 30,000 Foot View


Vista 7 Payroll includes a slew of enhancements that will reduce processing time and simplify running payroll. The Payroll Update Phase has been made obsolete by our new and updated payroll engine, which will reduce processing time significantly. Additionally, the new Payroll Queue feature will make sure we only spend time processing employees if their payroll setup has changed. These and many other features will save you time, and we know time is money!

Benefits Packages that Motivate Employees and Attract Top Talent


Retirement. Since the 2008 financial crisis, everyone has been stressing the importance of savings, especially for retirement. An employer-sponsored retirement plan helps employees by: Deducting savings directly from paychecks. Time and Attendance.

How Smart is Your Employee Benefits Strategy?

Tandem HR

401(K) retirement savings plans. Vacation time. 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. Hold them during work hours to maximize attendance.

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.

Why “Best in Tech” Workplaces are Built on Innovation

Ultimate Software

We believe in nurturing our people’s futures by offering a 401(k) retirement plan with a 40% company match on every dollar, with no cap. Here are some ways we bolster creativity, driving the creation of our award-winning products, services, and culture.

3 Essential Automated HR Solutions for Benefits Brokers


Tools used to help automate certain business processes have been available to employers for some time now. So, what happens when those requests start piling on and the response time is slow? Time and Attendance. Reporting and analytics to improve the process over time.

Vendor “love” from #SHRM18

OmegaHR Solutions

If you attended the SHRM18 conference in Chicago and made your way to the exhibition hall you were most likely awed by the size, number, and diversity of companies. I just did not have enough time to visit as many vendors as I had wanted to visit. Did you visit the vendors?

Whole-Self Benefits

HRO Today

These benefits go beyond the physical aspects of wellbeing to meet the unique needs of every generation of employees and create a happy, healthy, and productive workplace culture.

4 Key Areas of Evaluation in Succession Planning


It begins with yours, and/or your employer’s ability to identify, nurture, and really, convince the employee talent pool to stay with you as their career skills and aspirations grow greater over time. Export real-time reports. Time and Attendance.

New Technologies in Employee Training

Get Hppy

In healthcare, education, and transport, products like telemedicine, computer-assisted learning, plagiarism software , and self-driving improve individual and institution efficacy; with the results from their application trickling down to other industries and sectors.

Employee Training On A Budget: 10 Tips For Small Businesses [INFOGRAPHIC]

SAP Innovation

There may be several sales pros, a content marketer or two, perhaps an HR recruiter, clerical staff, and employees who produce products or deliver services to customers and clients. When employees see things as unfair, morale suffers, and they become less productive.

Unicorn HRO Adds API Integration to Extend Functionality of iCON HR Platform

Unicorn HRO

Gettings, Senior Vice President of Product Development and Operations at Unicorn HRO. By linking iCON to other third-party systems, human resources and other departments can eliminate manual processing, accelerate response times, and improve the overall employee experience while reducing costs. Software integration ensures that employees are receiving the correct contributions into their retirement funds. Florham Park, N.J.,

More Employers Are Offering Supplemental Health Insurance Options


Increases in workforce productivity. Additional benefits enrolled in create lower healthcare costs over time. Time and Attendance. ARE YOU THINKING ABOUT HEALTHCARE COSTS WHILE PLANNING FOR RETIREMENT? The U.S. healthcare market is uncertain.

Smartphone Apps Are Becoming The Catalyst Of HR Management

Get Hppy

Mobile phone applications that offer organizations the capability for online learning, enhance productivity and provide effective employee management and development are becoming a chief technology trend in Human Resources.