You are probably aware that payroll software can save you many hours a week, but if you’re reading this, you’ve probably decided to ignore your other payroll friends and continue to manually enter employee hours and data. You continually come up with excuses such as “I’m too busy to switch,” “the cost is too high,” or my favorite, “if it ain't broke – don’t fix it!”
There are a number of ways to process payroll, each with their own perks and drawbacks. You can process in-house, use a CPA firm, or use a Software as a Service (SaaS). Using a SaaS has a ton of benefits, from reducing manual tasks to keeping track of all employee data in a centralized location. Payroll software is specifically designed to help make your job easier, so consider these options on how it can benefit you and your company.
Running a restaurant or bar is time-consuming, demanding and stressful. What if I told you a payroll and HR software can simplify your everyday HR tasks? I am in the marketing department at Dominion Systems, a payroll and HR SaaS (Software as a Service) company, but I also have about 10 years of experience working in the food and beverage industry. I’ve worked at multiple restaurant locations and received multiple promotions enabling me to work in different departments ranging from front of house positions, to marketing manager, to floor manager, allowing me to see many aspects of what goes into running a restaurant. I wanted to put my experience from both industries together to bring you value, which is why I’m going to share how a payroll and HR software can be valuable to your company in the food and beverage industry.
Are you happy with your payroll process? Whether you’re using a software as a service, a CPA, processing through your bank, or run in house, do you find you’ve had a lot of issues with your procedures? Have you thought about looking elsewhere? If so, now is the time to do so. I know, how could I say that if year-end is so busy already? If you’re not currently considering shopping payroll providers, you should think again. Why you ask? Well, the holiday season is one of the busiest times of the year when it comes to shopping. If you are already spending time shopping for gifts for your friends and family, why not shop for your business as well? After all, it is because of your business that you are able to purchase those gifts for family and friends, so why not do your best to improve it? If you have not changed your mind about shopping for payroll now, then you should read on.
The final quarter of the year is here, and with it comes a new year, which means new business goals and opportunities. If you are reading this, chances are that you are considering switching payroll providers. Any kind of change can be overwhelming, and switching from a software that you are used to working with to a brand new one is no exception. Before making this change, you need to consider a lot of factors that can make your decision the best one. If you switch to the wrong payroll provider, this can cause a lot of trouble in the end. So, because of this, you need to make sure that you know exactly why you are switching, and that you have researched all of your options thoroughly.
Thanksgiving is right around the corner, which means it is time to reflect on things we are thankful for. There are a lot of things to be thankful for such as family, friends, love, food, job, and so on. As HR and Payroll professionals, there are specific things we should be thankful for, things that make our daily lives easier.
As a small, privately owned business, we at Dominion understand all too well that if you want to expand your reach and grow financially, it is vital to have smooth and efficient processes in place. These processes can range from onboarding to employee retention to internal trainings, and of course, payroll. These processes have to be streamlined if you want your product or service to run smooth. The faster a business grows, the more problems come along, including data security, remote access, and having sufficient backup data. These are all concerns that business owners have to constantly be thinking about.
As you may already know, there are many different types of payroll processing: ranging from in-house to outsourcing, to even using a CPA. You’ve probably have heard of many different payroll service companies, but do you know exactly what they do and what they offer? Just like their name suggests, payroll companies ensure that employees are paid on time and that all of the employers stay compliant. Obviously, payroll is more than just writing checks, and a good payroll company will offer more than just that. Depending on the size of the company and the software’s capabilities, there are a variety of different things that payroll companies do for their customers.