5 Key Factors to Consider When Switching Payroll Services

5 Key Factors to Consider When Switching Payroll Services

Payroll is a very important aspect of nearly every business, so choosing the best payroll services is imperative. Running payroll is not only about ensuring employees get compensated, but also about making sure their hours are accurate and that the company is staying compliant. There are a wide variety of payroll services out there, so I would like to give you some information that can help you make the best decision.

Reasons How Background Checks Can Improve Your Onboarding Experience

Reasons How Background Checks Can Improve Your Onboarding Experience

At some point in time, employers will have to fill an open position within their company. Before doing so, there are some important steps that should be taken. After posting the job description, attracting the appropriate talent, and sorting through applications, it comes down to selecting the best candidates. After conducting interviews and choosing potential candidates, employers choose the person they believe would be the best fit. Should the employer immediately hire the person they chose? They could, but if they fail to conduct a background check on the individual, it might affect the company later on. Also, conducting background checks will make your onboarding go much smoother. Conducting background checks is very important and should be done by all employers, no matter the industry. Recently, Dominion paired with PointHR and hosted a webinar called “Current Trends in employment Background Checks”, which can be found here. I want to share with you the top 3 reasons to conduct background checks before hiring employees.

Ways to Encourage Employees to Have Work-Life Balance

Ways to Encourage Employees to Have Work-Life Balance

Promoting a healthy work-life balance is very important. Lately, work-life balance has become a buzzword among corporations and small businesses alike. Work-life balance is being able to juggle workplace stress with other daily pressures and responsibilities, such as family, friends, and one’s self. Our schedules are getting busier and busier, so it is important that we are able to save time for ourselves, our friends, and our family. According to pingboard.com, nowadays employees are demanding more control over their lives and a bigger say in the structure of their jobs. Companies are now emphasizing work-life balance in their job descriptions in order to attract talent since it is becoming more and more important for people.

5 Necessary Software Tools to Run Your Business Better

5 Necessary Software Tools to Run Your Business Better

It doesn’t matter if you’re starting a new business, newly managing an existing one, or have been in the same position for years, it’s never a bad idea to re-evaluate your processes to make sure you’re running your business to the fullest extent. You know better than anybody how much work it takes to keep things in order, and since not all companies are run the same, it’s important to find a process that works for you. However, that doesn’t mean you have to do it on your own. Keeping your paperwork in order, monitoring your employee’s time and attendance, evaluating client needs, maintaining open communication, and measuring the success of your company on a global and personal scale, you’re probably willing to utilize as many tools as possible. That’s why today I’m going to go over the top 5 tools you should be using in order to run your company better.

How to Choose the Best Human Resource Management Software to Fit Your Business

How to Choose the Best Human Resource Management Software to Fit Your Business

In order for a business to run smoothly, it is important to have a human resource management software or HRMS. An HRMS is a type of human resources software that includes a number of different solutions that ensure the easy management of a company’s employees and relevant data. This includes payroll, time and attendance, benefits, leave management, etc. Using an HRMS will reduce the hours spent doing manual tasks, automate some functions, and even eliminate the chance for human error. Honestly, the list of benefits is quite extensive. The bottom line is that having the right human resource management software will undoubtedly make your business more manageable and your data more accessible, therefore choosing the appropriate one for your business should be a priority.

Top Reasons Why You Should Switch to an Automated Time and Attendance Software

Top Reasons Why You Should Switch to an Automated Time and Attendance Software

Tracking your employees’ hours is very important. It offers employers many benefits such as easier, faster, and more accurate payroll processing, more efficient work administrations, better record keeping, and more. According to Wasp Buzz, a survey revealed that 80% of workers admitted to time theft. This is because not using the proper time tracking systems, like using paper time cards, for instance, can lead to “buddy punching”, which contributes to thousands of dollars being lost each year by businesses. The best solution to this problem is to switch to an automated time and attendance tracking system. According to the American Payroll Association (APA), 65% of the organizations surveyed said they were either in the process of switching to, or already used, an automated time and attendance software to track their employees’ hours. So what are the benefits of switching to an automated time and attendance software? I’ll tell you.

Onboarding Product Update 4/27/17

Onboarding Product Update 4/27/17

With the newest product update for our onboarding software, you’ll find some much-anticipated improvements. The most noteworthy of these is the ability to delete an onboarding employee. This is useful if you have an employee who never showed up to orientation or decided to go with another job. For whatever reason, if they have started, but not yet completed, the Onboarding process, you will be able to delete the employee record and all the Onboarding records.

How to Choose the Right Applicant Tracking System for Your Business

How to Choose the Right Applicant Tracking System for Your Business

If you own a business or manage your company’s HR department, then you are familiar with the hiring process. Once you post a job, you start getting a lot of applications and resumes. So how do you keep track of them? An applicant tracking system (ATS) is a software that allows you to electronically handle and organize all your recruitment needs. An applicant tracking system is similar to a CRM software, except that it is specifically designed for recruitment purposes. It allows an organization to collect and store candidate and job related data, as well as monitor the process the candidates go through in the hiring process. Basically, it is a way to streamline an organization's hiring process and help them review applications more quickly. So how do you find an ATS that is perfect for you? This is very important, but can be tricky. We will take it step by step.