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12 HR Critical Success Factors for Forward-Thinking Leaders

Posted on Sep 15, 2020 7:45:00 AM by John Duval

As an HR leader, you’re responsible for delivering programs that improve the employee experience and help the organization accomplish its goals. Achieving success in those areas requires meeting the expectations of employees and senior leaders alike. 

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Payroll Best Practices: How to be Productive & Drive Results

Posted on Sep 4, 2020 10:45:00 AM by John Duval

Payroll duties require careful strategy, teamwork, and execution. You have to deal with numbers and budgets and timesheets and government forms—this isn’t anything you want to screw up. As exciting as pay day is, it takes a lot of work to get there. As a payroll manager or accountant, you make it happen.

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11 HR Associations & Groups to Boost Your Career

Posted on Sep 4, 2020 8:30:00 AM by John Duval

Whether you’ve been in Human Resources for 25 years or you’re just starting out your career, the HR field places high value on membership in associations. You’ll find them at the international level to regional levels. Why should you join a Human Resources association?

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How to conduct an effective payroll audit

Posted on Sep 3, 2020 9:15:00 AM by John Duval

Following payroll best practices includes having a payroll process and putting together a payroll audit procedure to ensure that process is performing as it should.

You have to check (and recheck) that you cross your t’s and dot your i’s. Before we go through the steps of how to conduct a payroll audit, let’s talk about why you should do it in the first place.

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Performance Review Questions for Employees

Posted on Sep 2, 2020 10:00:00 AM by John Duval

The trend away from formal annual performance reviews may be picking up steam, but that doesn’t mean that employees no longer need feedback or guidance. In fact, changing workforce demographics- among other factors- mean that feedback is more important than ever for healthy growth in your staff and in your company as a whole. The best managers view the employee review process as a coaching task that can help all employees improve their job performance and satisfaction.

The key to making this work: ask, don’t tell.

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How to Develop a Performance Improvement Plan to Fuel Growth

Posted on Sep 2, 2020 8:00:00 AM by John Duval

How do you help employees reach their greatest potential? How do you set performance expectations and help those you know could be performing so much better than they actually are? Can you identify gaps in training or communication among roles and hierarchies?

You may conduct annual performance reviews with your employees or have some type of time-based evaluation system at your company. 

What protocol or performance improvement templates do you have in place to actually do something about struggling employees

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Your Ultimate Guide to Choosing the Best Payroll Provider

Posted on Sep 1, 2020 4:00:00 PM by John Duval

In the market for a new payroll provider? Ready to move to the cloud?

You've got some research ahead of you. You'll want to choose the best payroll service for your company: one that fits your needs and your company culture. You want a payroll provider you can trust with confidential information and rely on for support. You want a payroll service that can streamline your efforts and deliver results.

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Developing a Payroll Manager Duties Description to Attract Top Talent

Posted on Sep 1, 2020 8:30:00 AM by John Duval

Looking for top talent to fill your payroll manager role? You must create a job description that will attract the right candidates for the job. Managing a company’s payroll and everything that goes with it is a big job. You want someone who is reliable, trustworthy, detail-oriented, good with numbers—and people.

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How to Switch Payroll Providers (The Right Way)

Posted on Aug 6, 2020 3:45:00 AM by John Duval

Your payroll provider is responsible for helping you deliver accurate employee pay, but if the provider falls short of expectations, you may need to make a switch. Changing payroll providers is no small thing, but you can manage a seamless transition with a solid plan and a provider that delivers comprehensive payroll tools and services.

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How to Map, Measure, and Improve the Employee Lifecycle Journey

Posted on Jul 30, 2020 10:51:47 PM by John Duval

From the moment an employee becomes part of your organization, they rely on support from your HR team. Examining the experience you provide throughout the employee lifecycle journey can help you see workforce management in a new light. You’ll not only understand the needs of the workforce better, but you’ll also identify new ways to improve every aspect of the employee experience—from recruitment to professional development and beyond.

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