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    Challenges of Managing a Multigenerational Workforce

    Does your organization have the tools to produce engaged and productive employees no matter where they are in their careers? This is the first time in history where 5 generations of employees are working together.  Savvy organizations will consider human capital management strategies that allow them to manage the strengths, weaknesses, needs, and personalities of all employees, no matter which generation they are a part of, to elicit the best performance and results.Human capital ...  Read More...

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    Audit Time Keeping Systems to avoid wage and hour time bombs

    Four areas employers can audit their automated timekeeping systems  and policies to determine their risk for wage-hour compliance.HR and payroll professionals have embraced automated timekeeping systems saying goodbye to manually processing paper punch cards.  These days electronic timekeeping is the norm, with the majority of employers using software programs to track employees’ hours and compute their pay.  To take full advantage of the automated efficiencies, the rules of...  Read More...

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    7 Ways to Help Employees Avoid Burn-Out

    Don't lose your most capable talent due to stress and overload in the workplaceWhen trying to develop a positive work environment that engages and retains talented employees the focus is on producing top performers that don’t mind putting in the extra effort. Providing employees with SMART goals, using coaching management techniques and automated performance management systems all support a transparent and collaborative environment. However employee burnout has become a huge issue...  Read More...

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    Boost Employee Engagement with Coaching and Performance Management

    Boost Employee Engagement with Coaching and Performance Management Increasing the number of engaged employees can have a significant impact on productivity, service, and morale in any organization.  Employees that have defined goals that are specific, measurable and attainable are more likely to perform at a higher level, but also important is access to right support from managers and peers. However, management coaching is often overlooked. The ongoing conversation between manager...  Read More...

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    The Real Costs of Employee Turnover—And How to Measure Them

    Employee turnover happensKnow the costs and impact on your businessEmployee turnover is expensive —  more so than you might think.  Some costs are easily calculable, such as  the costs of recruiting, hiring, and onboarding;  while, other costs can be difficult to measure, like what’s the impact of a termination on employee engagement?  However, a recent survey conducted by the Society for Human Resource Management tried to quantify the cost to replace an empl...  Read More...

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    Benefits of Automating Absence Management

    HCM Solutions help employers minimize business and compliance impact of employee absencesEmployee absences and leave, whether planned, incidental, or extended, carries costs, risks, and productivity issues for employers.  A SHRM study found that the average productivity loss associated with an unplanned absence was as high as 31.1%.Without accurate processes to track exceptions, employers also leave themselves open to compliance risk.  As labor laws become increasingly complex and requ...  Read More...

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    10 Most Expensive FLSA Overtime Lawsuits of 2016

    In 2016 10 overtime-related lawsuits alone amounted to $403,950,000. The sky-high numbers should come as no surprise to business owners, who find themselves in the crosshairs of a Department of Labor (DOL) crackdown on FLSA violations–especially when it comes to overtime. U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez said in a recent interview, “To address the scale of this problem, we will redouble our enforcement efforts and partnerships to ensure workers take home the wages they earne...  Read More...

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    Time Keeping Automation Solves Three Common Causes of Payroll Inflation

    Employers can reduce payroll costs and lower compliance risk  with simple workforce management solutionsEmployers that rely on paper-based time keeping methods will naturally have a certain amount of inaccuracies leading to payroll inflation.  But add these little mistakes up it can lead to a pretty significant impact on a per employee per year basis.  Honest time reporting errors can occur like use of the honor system (turning in the same paper time sheet over and over), but manu...  Read More...

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    Life After the Proposed AHCA: An Employer Tip Sheet

    5 Tips For Employers After Proposed Repeal and Replace Bill Is PulledACA is here to stay?  As you are aware, the recent attempt to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA) with the American Health Care Act (AHCA) failed to pass.  Many Americans are relieved that their healthcare will remain in place, however, employers are now left with more uncertainty!   Read More...

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    Incorporating Employee Attestation Policy to Improve Wage and Hour Compliance

    Seven Steps to Successfully Implement Time Card AttestationAs we mentioned in our blog last month "Three Employer Wage and Hour Compliance Tips", Wage and Hour issues continue to be on the rise.  For employers, finding ways to reduce risk of liability is key.  With the progress of workforce management automation technologies, one emerging trend is to implement a Time Card Attestation Clause as part of your time card approval process.   Read More...

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