How To Achieve Excellence in HR Service Delivery

The human resource function is responsible for providing services as well as support to employees during their time working for a company, from hiring, onboarding, training and development to payroll, benefits and termination. This “services and support” arm is known as “HR service delivery.”  HR service delivery: Then and now Historically, HR has always been … Read more

Is Your HR Department Meeting the PCORI Deadline?

Meeting The Deadline To Pay PCORI Fees

The Deadline to Pay PCORI Fees is Monday, July 31, 2023. The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) is an independent, non-profit organization established by the United States Congress. Its primary goal is to conduct research that informs healthcare decisions and helps patients, caregivers, and healthcare providers make more informed choices. PCORI funds research projects and … Read more

Cannabis in the Workplace – How to Manage Maryland’s New Cannabis Laws

How to Manage Maryland’s New Cannabis Laws

Cannabis in the Workplace – How to Manage Maryland’s New Cannabis Laws Beginning on July 1, 2023, Maryland will legalize the recreational use of cannabis for adults aged 21 and older (Maryland Cannabis Law). While this may be welcomed news for cannabis enthusiasts in Maryland, the new law will significantly impact the workplace. In this article, … Read more

Why Do Small Businesses Hire Firms to Provide HR Advisory Services?

Outsourced HR Advisory: Key for Small Businesses

The foundation of any good company, whether a big multinational corporation or a small business, is only as strong as the people who work there. From the CEO to entry level positions, every employee plays an important role in keeping the company running smoothly. But there’s one department that is absolutely essential to any business: … Read more

Tips for Managers: How to Discuss Pay With Your Employees

3 Tips for Discussing Pay With Your Employees

During the normal course of business, managers are typically required to have conversations with their employees regarding compensation. These discussions often revolve around setting pay expectations, communicating pay changes and responding to employees’ questions about pay. Tip 1: Set pay expectations As stated in an article published by the Harvard Business Review, it’s important to … Read more

Are Your Employees Quiet Quitting? What Employers Need To Know

Quiet Quitting: What Employers Need To Know

CBS News says, “There’s a new term for clocking in and doing the bare minimum at work: ‘quiet quitting.’” This employee practice is a type of disengagement in which employees no longer go above and beyond at work. They do as little as possible, but just enough to keep their jobs. The term “quiet quitting” first … Read more

Take a Look at the Alternative Workforce

Take a look at the Alternative Workforce

One of the most fitting descriptions of the alternative workforce comes from Deloitte. In the company’s words, they have said that “the alternative workforce has become an integral component of the workforce ecosystem, providing organizations with access to a wide array of skills and highly diverse talent that they may not be able to source through … Read more

How To Create a Salary Plan

How to Create a Salary Plan

Don’t use guesswork when figuring out how much to pay your employees. You need a comprehensive, long-term plan to figure out a talent strategy. Here’s a checklist to get started on creating a strategy: Take a long view A compensation plan reflects your firm’s stance on employee pay and rewards. You can look at it … Read more

Identifying Breadcrumbing Signs and Keeping Candidates Engaged: A Guide to Ethical Recruitment

Breadcrumbing Job Candidates

Competing for talent is not easy, especially in a tight labor market. To snag the most qualified candidates, employers must make a good impression. But some employers sabotage their recruiting efforts by breadcrumbing candidates. Breadcrumbing is when a hiring manager or recruiter strings along a job candidate. They give just enough to keep the candidate … Read more

Improve Your Payroll Audits With Automation

Improve your payroll audits with automation

Payroll is a core feature of all businesses, and it is very important as it heavily impacts the morale of employees. After all, if employees aren’t paid appropriately for their work, you can expect them to leave.  Payroll also impacts a number of business processes, including human resources and finance. The employee aspect and interrelatedness … Read more

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