It’s common knowledge that businesses should have a well-planned onboarding process in place to get their new hires acclimated to their jobs quickly and efficiently. In fact, last week we published a blog about the 8 Ways You Can Take Your Onboarding to the Next Level, which provides a lot of great ideas about how to improve the new hire experience within your organization. However, today I would like to dive into what an actual Onboarding software can do to revitalize your tired processes and make hiring new employees easier than ever. Now that technology is at the forefront of every successful business, the days of manual data entry and arduous hiring tasks are over. With Employee Self Service Onboarding, your new hires take charge of their own experience, saving you time and ensuring all paperwork is complete before their first day. If you don’t have an Onboarding software, here are the reasons you should consider making the switch:
How many employees do you manage? Do you have a hard time creating schedules to make everyone happy?Your employees might be juggling school, families, additional jobs, and other things that they are trying to fit into their schedule. As a manager, it is your job to create a schedule that not only works for you but also your employees. Although it can be hard to achieve the perfect schedule, it is possible. Whether you use a scheduling app or stick to the old pen and paper method, there are tips that can help make scheduling easier for both you and your employees.
One of the most common questions in the HR world is “How do I keep employees happy?”. Well, aside from having a great company culture, one of the major ways of retaining your employees and keeping them happy is by offering them a good benefits package. Many small business owners make the mistake of thinking they cannot afford to offer benefits, but the truth is that offering a robust benefits package to your employees will have a positive effect on your bottom line. After all, it’s your employees who keep the company running.
Think back to your first day at your job. How did you feel? While you might have been confident, excited, and eager to start, you also had to learn new protocols, management styles, and adapt to the company culture. This can be overwhelming with all of the new information you are given. A good onboarding process can help you adjust quickly and smoothly. HR professionals and hiring managers are putting a top priority on making the employee experience better to attract and retain top talent. Start by taking your onboarding to the next level in order to make the employee experience more memorable and engaging. Come up with a great onboarding strategy that you can utilize for most of your new employees and you will set your new team-members up for success at your organization in no time.
Those new to processing payroll in-house might be a little overwhelmed at the prospect of calculating taxes. After all, miscalculating deductions can result in having to reissue paychecks and can even lead to fees and penalties from the IRS. That is why it’s important to have the right training and tools at your disposal to ensure you’re calculating your taxes correctly every time. Make sure the resources you’re referencing are from a reliable source, and more importantly, up-to-date. Below are a few tips I’ve compiled to help make your tax calculations a little less daunting.
It is only February and I have to admit that I already gave up on some of my new year’s resolutions. Every year I say I will limit how frequently I go out to eat, I will go to the gym more often, I will get more sleep, and so on. Well, even though 2018 just started, I’ve done the opposite of what I promised myself I wouldn’t do. A lot of unexpected things have happened this year that have distracted me from my goals, so I decided it was time to make a change. How can I squeeze healthier habits into my busy schedule? Truth is, being busy is just an excuse. No matter how busy your schedule is, you can always prioritize healthy habits. Once you discover how you can share your findings with your employees. After all, everyone can benefit from learning health tips. Healthy habits are known for boosting energy levels and, in return, increase productivity. Believe it or not, it is actually possible to be both the busiest and healthiest version of yourself. Here are some tips.
A lot has changed since the start of 2017. HR professionals must do everything they can to recruit, engage, and retain top talent. Now is the time to use these 2018 HR trends to set yourself up for success. By 2020, there will be a global shortfall of approximately 85 million qualified workers, reports SHRM. Will you be ready to recruit and retain high-quality employees? The HR trends discussed include digitizing HRM, adjusting recruiting strategies, and how you’ll need to cater the employee experience for a variety of demographics. To stay ahead of the competition, employee experience should be a top HR strategy that needs to be created and implemented immediately. Employee experience will set your organization up for success, so think about your strategy ideas when you read the following 2018 human resource trends.
Dominion will be releasing an update to our software to make adjustments to Standard and Custom Reports, as well as some minor bug fixes. While there are a number of additional updates being made to our software, below are the specific changes we feel will impact our clients the most. Please read on to get further detail about the updates.
Attracting and retaining top talent has been one of the major priorities in Human Resources for years now. As the market gets more and more competitive, it is our job to come up with original and successful strategies to attract that talent. If your organization’s recruitment strategies haven’t changed in the past few years, then it is time to consider doing so. Here’s why.
Anybody who pursues a career in HR will likely come across the concept of “background checks” at some point. After all, many businesses find it important to run checks on new employees before extending an offer letter. This pre-employment screening helps employers see criminal, financial, and employment history of a candidate before deciding whether or not they’re a good fit for the organization. Even the most extensive application process doesn’t validate any employment or education experience without some deeper digging. The phrase “trust, but verify” is a great mentality to have when approaching the hiring process. Companies get burned all the time by hiring on seemingly quality candidates only to find out the skills and experience they claimed to have were all a lie. By running simple background checks on your employees, you can ensure every hire you make is a good one and decrease your turnover rate in no time. Not convinced? Read on.