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. Setting pay expectations As stated in an article published by the Harvard Business Review, it’s important to “talk early and … Read more

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

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 Achieve Excellence in HR Service Delivery

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

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: List the job responsibilities, duties, required skills and experience of every role to determine the value each job brings to your … Read more

Breadcrumbing Job Candidates: Why You Should Avoid Doing It

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

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

Integrated Timekeeping: A Strategy for Preventing Payroll Errors

Under the Fair Labor Standards Act, employers are required to maintain updated records of the hours worked by nonexempt employees. According to the FLSA, employers are also expected to pay nonexempt employees for all of the hours they work. As such, it is of utmost importance that employers ensure accurate timekeeping and payroll processes as … Read more

Flexible Work Is Key to Retention

In a flexible work arrangement, employees typically get to choose their work location and their work arrival and departure times. They may also have the ability to schedule their workday however they see fit. But as noted by the Department of Labor, “Under some [flexible work] policies, employees must work a prescribed number of hours … Read more

Qualities of a Good Payroll Technology Demo

A product demonstration or demo enables vendors to present the value of their product or service to prospective buyers. So if you’re in the market for payroll technology, product demos are an essential part of the process. Before you look for demos, you’ll need to identify your payroll pain points and the necessary solutions. Then … Read more

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