It is common knowledge that HR professionals have many tasks they have to complete every day. These include recruiting, hiring, onboarding, training, and retention, just to name a few. Luckily, modern technology advancements have helped make these tasks less time-consuming and more efficient.
With all the technical jargon thrown around these days, particularly when you work within the software industry, it’s easy to interchange words that aren’t quite interchangeable. Normally, this wouldn’t be that big of a deal. However, when somebody uses the phrases interfacing and integrating when describing their online payroll and HR software, it’s important to understand that they mean completely different things. Understanding the difference between them could save you a lot of time and some major headaches.
Are you a manager struggling to motivate team members and improve their productivity? If yes, rest assured you’re not the only one as studies show that only a third of American employees are really engaged with their work. It’s a critical process since highly engaged businesses see a 20% increase in sales. This post will show you nine tips on how a boss can motivate his employees. Let’s take a look!
There are two classifications of employees: exempt and non-exempt. An exempt employee is not entitled to overtime pay by the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), even if it takes 55 hours to finish their weekly workload. Exempt employees must earn a minimum of $455 per week. Non-exempt employees are protected by FLSA regulations and are paid overtime. Regardless if they’re paid hourly or a salary, they must be paid at least the federal minimum wage.
For decades, marketing - especially event marketing - and human resources have always been in a mutually respectful relationship but somewhat detached, as if they had nothing to do with each other. But in recent years, as companies search for new ways to attract talented people, a relationship between these two departments is becoming a better idea. But how exactly do these two relate in the common battle for talent?
Are you responsible for running payroll for a Michigan-based business? If so, you know the stress and headaches that come with it. As a payroll manager, your job is to stay up to date with local legislation and other regulatory requirements in order to stay compliant, as well as running payroll accurately and in a timely manner.
Usually, getting hired is not quite a piece of cake, and if you happen to be an individual with a disability, then you can double the trouble. Nowadays, many people with disabilities actively seek work only for their efforts to be in vain. It’s a shame that the unemployment rate among individuals with disabilities is two times higher than the average.
Employee engagement is an essential metric that influences the performance of all companies. When two or more employees are working for you, consider yourself responsible for their happiness, productivity, and engagement.
HR performs a critical function for any company. It is the hub of all things related to employees – their employment, the policies that impact them, their pay and benefits, their performance reviews, and, in general, their satisfaction with their workplace environment.
If you do not have a professional, up-to-date HR team, you can face disasters that could put your company “on the rocks.”
Fall is here in Michigan. Pumpkins are on porches and the air feels crisper, cooler, and filled with the scents of autumn. As the days get shorter and colder, spring feels like a long way off, and with it, the promise of a large tax return. But it’s never too early to examine where your payroll taxes go and what they’re used for.
HR managers, which have poor business writing skills, have no chances to build a successful career in a modern world. They need to craft the hundreds of emails, reports and other documents, so they must have specific knowledge about how to do it right.
If you are an ambitious HR specialist who wants to move up the ladder quickly and easily, you should ensure that your writing skills are high enough. You can start with checking the following proven tips, which will help you to incorporate some essential improvements into the written communication in the workplace.
In today’s modern workplace it may come as a surprise that some employers choose to manually calculate time cards. Most HR and payroll professionals utilize an online payroll platform to process hours’ worked, but in the off-chance that they’re calculating time and attendance manually, there’s a few rules they need to follow for legal compliance. We’ll outline the most important rules to follow when calculating time cards manually and discuss how an automated system saves you countless hours and needless headaches.
There are many misconceptions behind outsourcing payroll that small business owners, in particular, tend to have. It makes sense; when you’re working on a limited budget, you have to make necessary sacrifices and put in a lot more manual work than those Fortune 500 companies that can use a software for pretty much every aspect of running their business. However, I’m here today to shed some light on these misconceptions and tell you a little about why I believe almost every business would benefit from payroll outsourcing.
If you are a human resource manager, chances are that hundreds and thousands of resumes are already passing through your hands. However, when it comes to writing your own, all the resumes you have seen will not count. In your writing, you must ensure to compile a copy that shows your potential in the workplace.