HR ARTICLES & TIPS

Most businesses benefit from a number of critical resources to create their competitive market advantages. Although various technologies, products and resources contribute tremendous value to the business, most often it’s the talented people employers attract, hire and develop (from the CEO on down) that have...

A recent study reports that 64 percent of American adults own a smartphone. It has become a vital part of everyday life and business transactions. Is your organization leveraging this resource? For employers, your HR and workforce data is highly valuable. In particular, for the purposes of...

In very simplistic terms, time theft occurs when an employee receives pay for time they have not worked. But time theft occurs in many ways with varying levels of intent, severity, and financial cost. For employers with employees compensated hourly (non-exempt), time theft costs employers...

Is HR a competitive advantage for your organization? Perhaps you’ve never thought of HR as a competitive advantage… or disadvantage for that matter. That question may strike some as unusual. For many years and organizations, HR has merely been a list of administrative tasks or...

  “Workforce management software” (WFM) is a term used commonly in the HR industry to describe a single or set of software solutions that enable employers to efficiently plan, track, and analyze workforce operations related to employee scheduling, time management, and leave management. Although the term...

  Following the state of Connecticut, California was the second state in the nation to mandate paid sick leave. It became effective on July 1st, 2015 as part of the Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Family Act of 2014. The state requirement for Sick Leave, generally stated, is...

Employee absenteeism is a challenge for virtually all companies. For some, the reliance on employees and cost of absences is far greater than others. But the actual cost of employee absenteeism is very difficult to put a number on for most organizations. Not only the...

In the absence of effective employee scheduling software, the task of creating, adjusting and managing employee schedules can be a constant and very time consuming burden on organizations (i.e., costly), and particularly for the managers charged with accommodating countless deviations. If you’re still managing schedules...

Employee time clock software does a number of critical things for employers, from reducing overtime and labor expenses to cutting hours from the payroll run-around each period. One of the most important but often unnoticed benefits of time and attendance is employer compliance. More specifically,...