Ways to Get More Referrals to Your Business

Ways to Get More Referrals to Your Business

Currently there is a lot of competition for businesses out there, especially in the service industry. According to a recent study, over 84% of the U.S. economy is service based. This includes restaurants, doctors, lawyers, software developers, media planners, and many more. So how can you get people to come to YOUR business and not others? Research shows that people usually go to business they trust, so they search for reviews online or ask their peers for recommendations. Word of mouth and referrals are a great (and free) way to advertise your business and get new clientele; they also build a company’s trustworthiness and credibility. It is important to note that in order to get these referrals, business owners should have a well executed plan that satisfies their current clients enough for them to spread the word. If you’re a business owner or seller, make sure that you deliver what you promise in order to be referable

How to Boost Employee Morale During the Holidays

How to Boost Employee Morale During the Holidays

The holiday season tends to be full of treats and baked goods everywhere we turn, with the office being no exception. While a nice warm plate of cookies is a great way to boost the mood of the office, it is not the only way to get morale up during the stressful holiday season. If you’re looking to get spirits up this holiday season you can do so in several different ways. 

What has Changed for ACA Reproting 2016

What has Changed for ACA Reproting 2016

I don’t know about you, but us in the Payroll/HR software industry have been thinking a lot about the Affordable Care Act lately. Most employers with 50 or more full-time equivalent (FTE) employees will soon be frantically trying to file their Forms 1094 and 1095 on time, and will likely find themselves coming across question after question about what they’re doing. Even if they reported last year, they will quickly realize things have changed since then. Well never fear, Dominion Systems is here to make sure you’re prepared to tackle ACA reporting head on. 

Are You Required to File?

Are You Required to File?

The first step you must take in regards to ACA is simply to determine whether or not you’re required to file. Typically, those companies who have 50 or more full-time equivalent (FTE) employees must file their 1094s and 1095s, as they are considered an applicable large employer (ALE). Whether or not you are self-funded or fully insured will alter the filing procedure somewhat. The flowchart below will assist you in deciding if you are required to file.

Creating a Better Candidate Experience Through Your Hiring Process

Creating a Better Candidate Experience Through Your Hiring Process

If you chat with a marketing person, you’ll find out that nearly every single interaction can be thought of as a chance to strengthen your branding or your company image. This is no different in the recruiting space; in fact, it may be considered even more important in this scenario. You can ruin a great brand image by simply ignoring some key details during your recruiting process. Our friends at Software Advice, an HR technology firm, conducted a study to learn more about the impact our follow up efforts (or lack thereof) have on job applicants. You can read more on their findings below. 

Understanding the Codes and Forms for ACA

Understanding the Codes and Forms for ACA

The time for ACA reporting is rapidly approaching, and here at Dominion we're of the opinion that we should offer as much information on the subject as possible. Because of this, you can look forward to a variety of resources coming your way, ranging from blog posts to webinars and even an ACA eBook. For now, however, let's go over Forms 1094 and 1095 and Code Series 1 and 2.

Staying Healthy at the Workplace During the Holidays

Staying Healthy at the Workplace During the Holidays

Tis’ the season of pies, sweets, turkey, gravy, and everything delicious. Thanksgiving is right around the corner, and a month after comes Christmas. This time is where you want to feel and look your best, but if you work in an office environment, you know it can be very hard. Soon, the break room will be stocked with cookies, donuts, pies, and many snacks. But there are other healthier alternatives to provide your employees with nutritious and healthy snacks. For example, ditching the artificial sweets and switching them for fruit! There are other ways to helping your employees stay healthy during the Holidays, here are a few: