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.

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.

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

nettime solutions

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.

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.

2017 Hireology Product Year in Review


On the product side of the business, we made several updates to the Hireology platform in 2017, including the following: Payroll and Talent Management Integration. Hireology now streamlines hiring, onboarding, payroll and talent management – from hire to retire – in one integrated platform.

Free Up Your Time: 5 Types of Flexible HR Software

nettime solutions

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.

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%).

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

HSA vs 401k: The Benefits to Employers and Employees


Did you know that there is a rising trend within workforce benefits that includes supplementing traditional employee retirement options such as 401k, 403(b) SEP and more with a Health Savings Account (HSA)?

Make Sense of HR Technology Options Available For Your Business


HRM platform features include: Analytics Benefits administration Employee self-service Grievance handling Learning management Managing organizational hierarchies Payroll Performance appraisal Performance records Recruiting and retention Scheduling Time and attendance Tracking/improving process efficiency. In a market where most job postings attract thousands of candidates, creating an applicant shortlist without automated assistance is a laborious, time-consuming task.

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.

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.

Bill Kutik: Welcome to Survey Nation!


At the end, I loved getting off the boat in Nome and, in one day, taking three flights to Anchorage, Seattle and, finally, Las Vegas to attend the annual SuccessConnect Analyst Day and user conference. RELATED: Announcing the 2019 Top HR Products.

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.

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.

Driving Employee Engagement: 4 Criteria to Look for in a Payroll and HR System


Below, we’ve highlighted some key criteria your team should look for in a payroll and HR system to ensure it’s helping you boost engagement and productivity post-hire. . And while employees spend time filling out paperwork, their initial excitement about the new role might start to wear off.

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.

HR Department Best Set up Guide for Startups (2019)


We have a Million Problems, but at the same time we have over a billion minds’ – Narendra Modi, PM, India. A startup founder is often caught up amidst product innovation, market demands, and the cutthroat competition. Termination and Retirement Policies.

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!

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.

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.

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.

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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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.

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.,

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.

Why I Started Best Money Moves

Best Money Moves

Will you be attending either of these events? None of the companies wound up creating a successful product because the truth was – and is – that the majority of employees are broke. Products that try to sell you things. Financial education products.