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The Importance Of A Good Payroll Solution

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In the fast-paced business world, having an efficient and reliable payroll system is not just a
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Growing A More Stable Organization With Succession Planning Software

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Succession planning software is designed to help organizations identify and develop internal
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Succession Planning Best Practices For Organizational Growth

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Let me start with a cautionary tale that's been played out far too often. A new business venture
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How Mentorship Programs Help Attract and Retain Young Employees

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Discover the benefits of implementing mentorship programs for employees and how they can contribute
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HR's Role in Employee Development

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Explore the critical role HR plays in fostering employee learning and development within
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Unlocking the Benefits of a Learning Management System

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Discover the numerous advantages of implementing a Learning Management System (LMS) in your
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Comparing Payroll and HR Needs for Salaried and Hourly Workers

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Discover the key differences in payroll and HR requirements between companies that predominantly
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The Importance of PTO in Maintaining Workplace Productivity

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Discover the significance of managing time off requests to ensure a productive work environment and
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ERP vs. All-in-One Payroll & HR Software

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Understanding what an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system and an all-in-one payroll and HR
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The Power of HR Analytics in Hiring

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Unlock the potential of HR analytics to revolutionize your hiring process HR analytics has the
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You Deserve Better Payroll Software: Discovering Alternatives

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Understanding the Limitations of Big-Name Payroll and HR Companies Many businesses are finding that
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16 Things HR Leaders Must Do Before The End Of The Year

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As you enter the fourth quarter of the year, there’s a lot that HR needs to get done. It’s not just
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Enhancing Employee Satisfaction with an ESS Portal

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Discover how implementing an employee self-service (ESS) portal can significantly enhance employee
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Secrets Behind the Best HR Recruiters: A Guide to Hiring Top Talent

Discover the essential strategies top HR recruiters use to attract and hire the best talent in any
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Navigating AI’s Role In The Future Of Hiring

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Artificial Intelligence (AI) is making its mark across various aspects of our professional lives,
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Between Home and Office: Understanding New Return to Work Mandates

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At the onset of the global pandemic, a significant transformation took place in the corporate
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Silent Signals in HR: Decoding the 'Quiet' Buzzwords

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In the world of Human Resources, we often hear new buzzwords. Everyone's been talking about
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Hiring Seasonal Employees For The Holidays And Beyond

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Seasonal hiring is a problematic situation for businesses to navigate. Done right, it can help your
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Best Recruiting Ideas For Hourly Employees

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An often overlooked area of recruiting is how to find hourly employees. Hourly workers are becoming
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How To Retain Young Employees: Developing Future Leaders

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In today's competitive employee marketplace, retaining young talent like recent college graduates
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Build Brilliance: How to Recruit and Retain a More Diverse Workforce

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In today's rapidly evolving world, diversity isn't just about filling a quota. It's a dynamic
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10 Common HR Recruitment Issues To Avoid

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Recruiting continues to be a fundamental pillar of human resources management. An organization is
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HRIS vs. HCM vs. HRMS: what's the difference?

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In the world of human resources, there are different types of software systems that help manage
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How an Integrated Payroll Solution Helps Employee Retention

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Employee retention is a top priority for organizations in today’s competitive market. High turnover
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How To Make An Employee Retention Plan (and why they matter)

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Employee retention is a critical factor for any organization's success. Losing valuable employees
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Employee Retention Metrics: Understanding the Cost of Turnover

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Employee retention is a critical factor in the success of any organization. High employee turnover
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What is Relational Human Resources, and Why Does it Matter?

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In recent years, the concept of relational human resources (HR) has gained increased attention
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Why You Should Consider an HR System Integration

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What is an HRIS Integration? A Human Resources Information System (HRIS) integration involves
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How to Measure Employee Satisfaction Effectively with 360 Feedback

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Understanding employee satisfaction is essential for today’s economy where we have people coming
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How to Track and Evaluate Training Effectiveness

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Training is one of the most effective ways to improve employee performance. It is also
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How to Measure Employee Productivity to Improve Performance

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No matter the size of your organization, one metric you can't shake free of is worker productivity.
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How to Measure and Evaluate an Employee Turnover Analysis Report

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Talent retention is a significant concern for organizations, so it's important to understand the
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Why It's Worth Measuring and Evaluating Diversity and Inclusion Goals

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Creating a diverse workforce is important for any business to thrive. As such, many companies
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How to Create Your First Cost Per Hire Report

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While understanding what it costs to hire an employee has always been important, as we look at
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2022 HR and Payroll Calendar

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A key component of effective workforce management is staying on top of critical dates and
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DEI in the Workplace: 6 Tips for Creating Openness and Mutual Respect

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Building a culture that incorporates diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) is critical to
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The Great Resignation: What Organizations Need to Know

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When the pandemic began, many organizations were forced to send employees home, whereas others had
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If Your Employee Onboarding Was Designed by Your Favorite TV Character

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Employee onboarding is so much more than the old-fashioned notion of orientation. Unlike a single
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How to Write a Performance Development Plan (PDP), With Examples

Helping employees reach their full potential and career goals is essential to support a positive
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How to Conduct an Effective Manager Performance Review

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Performance reviews—whether conducted annually, quarterly, or on some other schedule—are an
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How to Write a Performance Improvement Plan to Boost Employee Growth

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Though you probably offer a combination of constructive feedback and coaching to employees, there
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How to Determine if Employees Qualify - FLSA Administrative Exemption

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When classifying employees according to Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) guidelines, there are
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Levels of Engagement: How to Build a More Engaged Workforce

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Creating a highly engaged workforce has been a longtime goal for many organizations, as engaged
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ACA Tracking and Compliance: What Employers Need to Know

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Affordable Care Act (ACA) tracking is a must for employers, but what are the key components that
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How to Determine if Employees Meet FLSA Learned Professional Exemption

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Since it was first enacted in 1938, the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) has set the federal
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What Is HR Analytics and How Can Data Improve Decision-Making?

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The latest advances in modern technology mean you now have access to dynamic tools that support a
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How to Build Your Employee Database in 7 Steps

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Just about every talent management activity generates data. From the moment candidates apply to the
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What Is an HRBP and Do You Need One?

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A human resources business partner (HRBP) is a critical member of the HR team, helping the
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FLSA Statute of Limitations, Overtime Rules, & What to Know

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The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) has regulated employee overtime eligibility for decades.
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What are the ACA Reporting Requirements for 2021?

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The Affordable Care Act (ACA) became law in 2010, and it has since made healthcare more accessible
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What is a Payroll Audit and How Do You Conduct One?

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An essential part of effective payroll management is periodically auditing your payroll policies
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10 Benefits of Unified Workforce Management Software

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A unified workforce management system ties together all of the core elements of a talent management
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What is Early Wage Access, Anyway?

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Early wage access programs allow workers to gain access to wages before their company’s regular
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How to Manage Overtime Costs with Real-Time Pay Rules

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Whether you have a few non-exempt employees earning overtime or many more, managing overtime costs
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5 Time and Attendance Rules for Your Mobile Workforce

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When you have a mobile workforce, some or all of your employees perform their duties outside of a
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How to Write a Payroll Processing Error Letter (with Examples)

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Even with a solid payroll process in place, payroll errors still happen. Miscommunication between
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12 HR Metrics to Track in 2021

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Reliable HR metrics help you understand the success of people initiatives, as well as their
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Your Payroll Management System is Broken. Here's How to Fix It

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Errors and delays in payroll can be frustrating for everyone—payroll staff, HR, and the impacted
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6 Benefits of Connected Time Tracking and Payroll Systems

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Having an accurate count of employee hours enables you to manage what is likely your organization’s
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How to Tell if an Integrated Payroll System is Right for You

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Getting payroll right is essential for delivering an exceptional employee experience and staying in
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2021 Payroll and HR Compliance Calendar

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For busy HR and payroll professionals, every month of the year brings new deliverables, and there
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The 7 Most Common Payroll Errors (And How to Avoid Them)

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Effective payroll management requires making sure your employees receive correct payments, on time,
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8 Best Tools for Manufacturing Labor Tracking

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Keeping track of your manufacturing labor force requires specific tools and resources to help you
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What Are the Best Methods for Storing HR Data?

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How and where you store HR data is more important than you might think. It impacts the efficiency
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5 Ways to Streamline HR Processes to Save Your Department Time & Money

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In an area as broad as HR, it’s easy to get pulled in several different directions. When running a
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12 Best Employee Evaluation Questions to Ask In Performance Reviews

Performance reviews can take many forms, from informal weekly check-ins to quarterly or
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How to Build a Talent Development Strategy and Track Its Success

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Preparing your workforce to meet the challenges of tomorrow requires a robust talent development
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7 Ways to Drive Performance and Retention Through Employee Engagement

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When you have a highly engaged workforce, your organization is in a better position to achieve its
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12 HR Critical Success Factors for Forward-Thinking Leaders

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As a human resources leader, you’re responsible for delivering programs that improve the employee
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Payroll Best Practices: How to be Productive & Drive Results

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Payroll duties require careful strategy, teamwork, and execution. You have to deal with numbers and
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11 HR Associations & Groups to Boost Your Career

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Whether you’ve been in Human Resources for 25 years or you’re just starting out your career, the HR
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Your Ultimate Guide to Choosing the Best Payroll Provider

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In the market for a new payroll provider? Ready to move to the cloud? You've got some research
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How to Create a Payroll Manager Description That Attracts Top Talent

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Your payroll manager is key to your organization’s smooth operations. After all, they are
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How to Switch Payroll Providers (The Right Way)

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Your payroll provider is responsible for helping you deliver accurate employee pay, but if the
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How to Map, Measure, and Improve the Employee Lifecycle Journey

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From the moment an employee becomes part of your organization, they rely on support from your HR
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5 Benefits of an Integrated HR Payroll System

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An integrated HR payroll system is a software solution that merges payroll and HR activities for
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12 Best HR Automation Tools to Save Time and Money

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When you manage several HR processes at once, you rely on automation technology to get more
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What is Human Capital Management (HCM) Software?

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As an HR professional, you’re responsible for coordinating everything that comes along with human
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5 Steps to Create a Safe and Effective Return-to-Work Plan

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As countries around the world enforce stay-at-home orders, employees across industries and
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5 Standard HR Reports for Effective Business Reporting

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The most productive HR teams rely on effective business reporting, but with so many staff members
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How do I navigate the Families First Coronavirus Response Act?

On April 1st we held a webinar to discuss the details of the FFCRA and how employers can utilize
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New Employee Layoff Protection Law, McDonald's Training Initiative

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With the holidays behind us and the new year in full swing, many workplaces may be actively trying
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12 HR Metrics That Matter: Critical KPIs for Business Decisions

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It’s possible to attach a metric to just about any HR activity. However, not all HR metrics deliver
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How to build and deploy employee satisfaction surveys that work

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Losing your best employees is a bummer. It takes a lot of time and resources to find a replacement
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HR trends to expect in 2020

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With the start of the new year, it’s time to start looking ahead to what the next 12 months have in
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Fuse Workforce blog 2019: the year in review

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This year has been an eventful one for workplaces all over the United States. Between legislative
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2020 Calendar: Key Dates HR and Payroll Managers Should Know

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For time-strapped HR and payroll managers, every day at work is a juggling act. The mental load of
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The dos and don'ts of employer social media policies

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It’s no secret that social media has become part of most peoples’ daily routines in the last few
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What HR managers need to know about the new FLSA overtime rule

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After a protracted debate (and after over 15 years since the last update in pay requirements) the
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3 Factors to Improve Employee Retention & More HR News

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With Thanksgiving coming up later this week, the holiday season is in full swing. In offices around
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How managers can prevent employee burnout

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Many modern employers are focused on improving employee engagement metrics, and for good reason:
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How to reward employees for good work

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Elementary school teachers and parents of young children have long been known to use sticker charts
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How to use interviews to create a strong candidate experience

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As competition for the best talent heats up in most industries, it’s important for recruiters and
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Ending employee relationships on a high note

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When an employee chooses to leave your company for another opportunity, it’s understandable that
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What employers need to know about non-compete & non-poaching agreement

When your best employees leave, they don’t just take their skills and training with them; they also
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CA's AB-5 Aimed at Rideshare Co., Chipotle Sued & HR News

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Autumn doesn’t just bring change to the leaves outside; there’s plenty of change happening in
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What do HR managers need to know about OSHA compliance?

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The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), which falls under the larger umbrella of
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What skills help HR managers succeed in 2019?

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For anyone who loves variety and thrives in a busy job, working in HR may be a great fit. The role
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How to overcome workplace distractions and stay productive

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Distraction is an epidemic in nearly every modern workplace. Between the rising popularity of open
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Healthcare Costs Expected to Rise in 2020 & More HR News

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For some people, the end of August means back-to-school shopping and parent-teacher conferences.
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Presenteeism: what it is and what to do about it

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If you’ve been in HR for any amount of time, you’re aware of the myriad problems associated with
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4 reasons employees leave + how to prevent them in your workplace

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As most HR managers can attest, employee turnover is pricey. In addition to the cost of lost
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How to build an effective employee referral program

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Even in the best of times, keeping your recruiting operation running smoothly can be a challenge.
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House Passes Raise the Wage Act & More HR News

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As the dog days of summer wear on and the Supreme Court is done handing out verdicts about
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Employer Reputation Management: How to Improve Online Reviews

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What’s the first thing you do before you buy a new piece of furniture? Visit a new restaurant? Book
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Top 5 Employee Demands (and How to Prepare Accordingly)

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In 2018, a Bureau of Labor Statistics survey found workers were quitting their jobs at the highest
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How to guide employees through a mid-career crisis

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Most employees do their best work (and enjoy the greatest sense of satisfaction) when they’re
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Job Growth Has Slowed, the WHO Recognizes Burnout & More

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Q2 is coming to a close and summer is officially in full swing. As you reflect on the first half of
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Top Hiring Mistakes Companies Make

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Recruiting, hiring, and onboarding new talent is a time-consuming and expensive process. Sourcing
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Background Checks: Compliance with FCRA

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Being responsible for hiring new employees means exercising due diligence to ensure the
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How to develop your career in HR

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As an HR leader, you’re accustomed to helping others develop their skill sets and ascend through
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U.S. House Passes LGBTQ Workplace Protection Bill & More

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As summer draws closer and temperatures rise, May’s roundup proves things are heating up for the HR
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Soft skills training: What is it and when do you need to invest in it

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When it comes to making hiring decisions, most employers begin by evaluating hard skills —
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Getting FMLA forms right

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If administering the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) gives you an enormous headache, you’re not
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5 common HR manager interview questions and how they guide your career

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As an HR expert, your hiring decisions often hinge on a candidate’s performance in their job
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LinkedIn’s Top 50 Companies, Employees Rushing Benefits Decision

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As we kick off the second quarter and resurface after a strenuous tax season, HR leaders are
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What employers need to know about employee arbitration

When legal conflicts arise between employees and employers — such as misconduct or a breach of
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5 Signs it's time for an HR Manager to move to a new company

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Working in human resources is an enriching and rewarding career that allows you to make a
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[HR roundup] Mental health action plan for employers

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As we round out the first quarter of the year and head into tax season, there are lots of changes
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10 HR Tips for Managing Remote Workers

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When the COVID-19 pandemic began in early 2020, an unprecedented number of employees were sent to
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Should you get an HR certification? Which one?

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As a busy HR professional, finding time for career development can be challenging. While there are
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Special cases and the ADA: what employers should know

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For most HR managers and company leaders, staying in compliance with employment law is a high
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Pre-employment tests: are they useful or are they a liability?

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The hiring process is crucial to the success of your workforce, especially when you’re filling an
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4 podcasts that can help HR professionals level up

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Most people who take pride in their work want to become more efficient, more effective, and
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3 easy ways to prevent bias in performance management

Performance reviews can be a time for of delicate conversations, honest feedback, and thoughtful
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Are personality tests useful in the workplace?

When you’re recruiting and hiring new employees, the right skills and experience are probably at
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E-Verify Out of Operation, HR Challenges in 2019 & More

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With the first month of a new year coming to a close, employers are starting to get a feel for
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10 HR blogs and influencers to help you level up your career in 2019

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Happy New Year! As you’re putting together a list of resolutions, boosting your career as an HR
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The top compliance tips + resources for HR in the new year

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You’ve made it through the holiday season: the company parties, the seasonal workers, the tricky
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HR trends and challenges to expect in 2019

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Over the past few years, we’ve seen a big shift in the way people work due to changes in culture,
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Fuse Workforce blog: the best articles from 2018

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Labor headwinds like demographic shifts and changing employee expectations have kept HR managers
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How an HCM System can improve productivity for HR, part 9: Offboarding

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Read part 8: How an HCM system can improve productivity for HR, part eight: Retention While you
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How to navigate holiday season workplace issues

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The holiday season can be a tricky time for HR professionals and company leaders. Everyone on
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A Unanimous Supreme Court Vote, the HQ2 Decision & More HR News

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We’ve officially entered the holiday season, and we’re within striking distance of the new year.
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How an HCM system can improve employee productivity, part 8: retention

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Read part 7: How an HCM system can improve productivity for HR, part seven: Compliance The grass
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2019 HR and Payroll compliance calendar: key dates to know

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If you’re in HR or payroll, you’re no stranger to compliance management, forms, and
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How an HCM system can improve productivity for HR, part 7: Compliance

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Read part 6: How an HCM system can improve productivity for HR, part six: Benefits Management
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Why and how to use career mapping to develop your workforce

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With all the time-sensitive tasks HR managers are responsible for, it’s understandable that
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Phishing Emails Target Payroll, New Employer Tax Credit

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If October seems like the month for scary tricks, don’t forget there’s always something to sweeten
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How to prevent ghosting in the hiring process

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HR managers, gather ‘round the fire for a truly scary ghost story. You’re trying to hire a few
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The benefits of flexible work schedules and how to manage them

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Traffic patterns, school schedules, family obligations, and doctor’s appointments can all break the
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Fuse Workforce Management ranked top performer by users on G2 Crowd

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Fuse Workforce Management has been identified as one of the best HR and Payroll Management Suites
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Benefits Management: How an HCM System Improves HR Productivity

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Making important decisions about employee benefits, like choosing health insurance packages, can be
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Top payroll challenges + how to find solutions for your office

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Happy National Payroll Week! All week long, we’re celebrating our beloved payroll professionals who
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How to shorten time to hire (while still hiring the best candidates)

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Taking too long to hire the right person for a vacant position is almost guaranteed to cause
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What HR Needs to Know About Its Role in ERISA Compliance

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A lot of trends between generations in the workforce have emerged in the past few years: Baby
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[HR Roundup] Payscale's Independence Week, IRS ACA penalty process

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In this summer edition of the HR Roundup, a technology company inspires vacation for employee
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FLSA compliance this summer: what to do about unpaid internships

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Are you keeping your office FLSA compliant this summer? You may have classified your employees with
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Is your workforce prepared for modern drug policies?

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What happens when state law and federal law disagree? Today in the U.S., over 20 states have laws
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Performance Management: How an HCM System Improves HR Productivity

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Read part 4: How an HCM system can improve productivity for HR, part four: Payroll If you hear
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Why and how to support lateral moves in your company

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When people talk about making lateral career moves, the response from friends, family, and mentors
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Why collaboration matters + how HR can make it better

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The workforce is paradoxically both more dispersed and more connected than ever before. A manager
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How an HCM system can improve productivity for HR, part four: Payroll

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Read part 3: How an HCM system can improve productivity for HR, part three: Training To many of us,
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4 mistakes new managers make + how HR can help

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In any role, the first few weeks are a virtual minefield of awkward experiences and newbie
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FLSA clarification, Starbucks' racial bias training + more HR news

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This April, we saw people take action for civil and labor rights, moving the tides in the HR
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FMLA Training: Why managers should make it a priority for this year

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When President Clinton first signed the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) into law in 1993, the
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How an HCM system can improve productivity for HR, part 3: Training

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Read part 2: How an HCM system can improve HR productivity, part two: Onboarding So you’ve
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How to get onboarding right: 5 common mistakes to avoid

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For new employees, the first few days and weeks on the job are crucial. So much of their future job
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[HR Roundup] Getting PAID, March Madness Bets, H-1B Premium Processing

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Spring is coming, and there’s fresh news in the HR landscape. With March Madness over, there’s
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Why choose Fuse Workforce Management? Hear it from our customers

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On the Fuse HR & Payroll blog, we’ve talked a lot about the many benefits of a human capital
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How an HCM system can improve HR productivity, part two: Onboarding

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Read part 1: How HCM system can improve HR productivity: recruiting + hiring As an HR manager,
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How to create a workplace where women thrive

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In the past several decades, women have made huge strides in the workplace. All it takes is
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Leave Management, 100 Best Companies to Work For & More

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Next hurricane season, don’t expect your pizza delivery in the midst of an evacuation. Despite a
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How an HCM system can improve HR productivity: recruiting + hiring

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You’ve probably noticed that the modern American workforce is changing. That may be partly due to
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How to prevent and address sexual harassment in the workplace

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The national conversation about sexual misconduct seems to have reached a flashpoint in the past
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[HR Roundup] Phishing scams, minimum wage increases + more HR news

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We’re one month into 2018, and there’s plenty of HR news to report. For many workers across the
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Got Letter 226J from the IRS? Here's what you need to know.

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At the end of 2017, the IRS began sending Letter 226J to Applicable Large Employers (ALEs) as a
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Fuse Workforce Management Recognized as Leader in Florida Tech Scene

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Fuse Workforce Management has been identified as one of the best software and services companies in
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How to Get Rid of Unconscious Bias in Your Hiring Practice

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[HR Roundup] ACA extension, new overtime rule proposal + more HR news

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As we closed out 2017, a wild year for regulatory changes and workplace legislation, we witnessed
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New Year's Resolutions for HR Managers

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Don’t you love the beginning of another new year, with a blank calendar full of potential? By now
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Fuse Workforce blog: the best articles from 2017

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To say that 2017 has been a turbulent year for many HR managers would be an understatement. Between
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2018 ACA reporting - your questions answered

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Keeping up with the news on the Affordable Care Act is difficult, and maintaining ACA compliance
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5 workplace trends to look for in 2018

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As 2017 draws to a close, it’s time for leaders in every workplace to evaluate what’s worked well
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Preventing Workplace Harassment, Overtime Rule Halted & More

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Lately, it seems you can’t look at the news without another sexual harassment scandal popping up.
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2018 Calendar: Key Dates HR and Payroll Managers Should Know

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It’s that time of year again! Our HR and Payroll calendar has become a favorite among our blog
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How to prevent employee burnout this holiday season

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This time of year, there’s an extremely contagious little bug that gets around in crowded places,
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ACA terms to know

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While the future of healthcare in America has been uncertain for most of this year, the ACA 2017
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What employers need to know about hiring veterans

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Since 1919, several allied countries who participated in World War I have observed November
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What employers need to know about encore careers

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It’s long been a key feature of the postwar American dream: hardworking Americans look forward to
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One Easy Way to Increase Employee Engagement

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Company leaders are (rightly) preoccupied with the buzzy concept of “corporate culture” these
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What employers need to know about Ban the Box

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The Ban the Box movement is a grassroots effort aimed at changing hiring practices that make it
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[HR Roundup] FLSA injunction, lessons from Harvey and Irma + more

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From natural disasters to last-minute repeal efforts, September has been full of buzzworthy news.
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FLSA executive exemption: how do you know who qualifies?

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The Fair Labor Standards Act set what we know as the 40-hour workweek and established work
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Ongoing Performance Tracking: How to make a successful transition

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In past articles, we’ve discussed the importance of having ongoing discussions about employee
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National Payroll Week 2017: Resources for payroll managers

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Happy National Payroll Week! Since its founding by the American Payroll Association in 1996, NPW
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[HR Roundup] ACA draft forms, OSHA security breach + more HR news

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Summer is coming to an end and school is back in session. In the spirit of learning, let’s take a
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ACA Reporting Deadlines for 2018

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While it seems a lot is up in the air with healthcare in America, employers are asking about the
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[HR Roundup] ACA repeal rejected, competitive hiring market + more

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This month, all eyes have been locked on the Senate. Debates surrounding the Affordable Care Act
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Myths about the Americans with Disabilities Act

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In 1990, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was signed into law, prohibiting employers,
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What ever happened to the FLSA overtime rule?

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The Obama-era FLSA changes to overtime rules have seen nothing short of a rollercoaster in the past
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When should you use an external recruiter?

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If you’re like many other HR professionals, recruiting, hiring, onboarding, training, and managing
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ACA Repeal Vote Delayed, Employee Benefits & Latest HR News

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June marked the official beginning of summer—but that has not slowed down the happenings in the
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Why Promoting Your Best Employees Might Be a Mistake

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Get hired, learn your job and prove yourself, get promoted, prove yourself in that role, get
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How to attract top college graduates when the demands are high

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If you’re a recent college graduate, things are looking up for you—much better than your Millennial
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How to Create a Successful Mentorship Program

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Most employers have experienced how challenging it can be to keep employees engaged in the long
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Bills Pass the House, FTC advises HR & Class of 2017 News

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What’s happening in the world of HR this month? Congress has been busy developing, refining, and
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Managing an Age-Diverse Workforce

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Maybe it’s medical advancements that allow people to stay healthier and live longer. Maybe it’s the
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[HR Roundup] Ban the Box is Back, McDonald's Snaplications + More

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It's time for another HR Roundup of the latest HR news and trends. This month, we review the Trump
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How to use exit interviews to improve culture

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When an employee chooses to leave your organization– either for a new job elsewhere, or because
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How to create a positive summer internship experience

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As we approach the summer break, more and more college students will start hunting for internship
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[HR Roundup] ACA stays, Uber's nightmare + what's ahead for the FLSA

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What’s been happening in the world of HR lately? Honestly, what hasn’t? If you’ve been keeping an
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How to encourage female leadership in your organization

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As Women’s History Month draws to a close, it’s a good time to reflect on and celebrate the
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5 articles on corporate culture you need to read today

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"Corporate culture" has become such a common HR buzzword that it may elicit some eyerolls from
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Make your commute useful: 5 podcast episodes on the future of work

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We all know that staying informed about what's going on in our industry is important. But in the
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Want to attract stronger candidates? Avoid these worst practices.

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A job application is the first contact many companies will have with potential future employees or,
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HR Roundup: ACA Alternatives, FLSA Brief Extension + More HR News

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We can all agree that 2017 has turned out to be quite a year so far. A lot remains in question
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How to set SMART performance goals with employees

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Sometimes setting goals for employees seems like an afterthought tacked onto the performance review
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The Challenges and Opportunities of a Blended Workforce

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In the past several years, more companies have started to employ a blended workforce, whether they
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HR Roundup: Overtime Rule in Limbo, Wages Up + More HR News

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While many of us were focused on year-end processes and keeping employees in check at the company
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How to build a workplace wellness initiative

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Wellness programs have steadily grown in popularity in the last few years. According to a 2015
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8 workplace trends you'll see in 2017

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At the beginning of this year, we published an article predicting workplace trends to watch for in
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HR Roundup: ACA Deadlines Extended, Overtime Rule Halted + More

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There’s nothing dull about Human Resources these days. This fall has boasted a lot of change and
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Year-end HR activities that will help you start 2017 on the right foot

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Whether or not you believe in making new year’s resolutions, the end of the year can be a
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2017 HR & Payroll Compliance Calendar - Days Every Manager Should Know

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Finally, a compliance calendar for HR and Payroll! If you've ever wondered how to stay on top of
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Who's Happiest in the Workplace? FLSA Updates & More

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November is here and everything year-end seems to be right around the corner. But before we dive
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What are the pros and cons of paid time off policies?

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While the prospect of creating or updating your paid time off policy may seem like a simple matter
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Employers Unprepared for FLSA Changes, Goodbye Salary History

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Before we get too lost in our PSLs and flannel shirts, let's talk about September. What a month in
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Employee engagement surveys: how to ask questions that matter

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Monitoring employee engagement should be part of any productive organization. Not only do engaged
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3 Myths About FLSA Status Your Employees Need to Stop Believing

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The changes to overtime rules will affect more than four million workers in the US. Workers with
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HR Roundup: New FLSA Posters, ACA Reporting Forms + Notable HR News

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What’s new in HR news this month? The IRS and the DOL gifted us with new forms and posters for 2017
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What to Expect on Form 1094-C & 1095-C for 2017 ACA Reporting

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Though it seems we’ve only just wrapped up ACA reporting in 2016, we’re already looking ahead to
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High turnover rate: Why should you care?

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Bad news: sometimes, your most productive, positive, engaged employees will leave your company. It
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How to Classify FLSA Non-Exempt and Exempt Employees & Contractors

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FLSA Non-Exempt. Or is it FLSA Exempt? Exempt from what exactly? Between the FLSA changes to
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Summer HR Roundup: Employer Penalty Increases & More Notable HR News

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Not long before summer’s start, the DOL announced the final rule for overtime and white-collar
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Important ACA Reporting Deadlines for 2017

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We may have barely made it through the 2016 deadline for ACA reporting but it’s time to start
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ACA Compliance for Growing Companies

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If you’re planning to expand your workforce, first of all: congratulations on the growth! But
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Form 1094 Instructions Employers Need for the ACA Reporting Deadline

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The reporting deadline for Form 1094-C and 1095-C electronic filing is Thursday, June 30, 2016. Is
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FLSA Computer Exemption: How to Determine if Employees Qualify

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Affecting companies across the U.S., the Department of Labor’s changes to overtime rules have
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ACA Compliance: Using Safe Harbors to protect your company

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As of the beginning of 2016, your company is responsible for proving compliance with the Affordable
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Performance review goals: How to get the best out of your team

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While some companies have taken these inherent flaws in the process as a sign that they need to
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FLSA Changes to Overtime Rules: What Employers Need to Know and Why

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Department of Labor Publishes FLSA Changes On May 18, 2016, President Obama announced the
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May HR Roundup: New FMLA Employer Guide & Other HR News

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Once again, the time has come for another roundup of what's been happening in the world of Human
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Performance review methods: Which one is right for your employees?

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HR managers routinely identify employee reviews as their least favorite part of the job. To most
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FLSA Changes in Overtime Mean Employers Need to Prepare Now

The Department of Labor’s proposed FLSA changes could change exemptions for as many as 5 million
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HR Roundup: What You Need to Know About Human Resources Lately

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Here’s what you need to know about Human Resources lately. This article recaps recent HR news
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Why Companies are doing Away with Annual Reviews

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Raise your hand if you enjoy managing the annual employee review process. (Cue crickets). Nobody
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Staffing Best Practices to Create Your Strongest Team Yet

Finding the right talent for your company is a challenge even in the best of times. But with the
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Onboarding checklist: How to keep your new employees happy

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For an HR manager, the onboarding process can potentially be a clipped, formal set of necessary
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Which Payroll Blogs You Need to Be Reading

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There is a lot of information out there and it’s easy to get lost in the mix of it all. As a
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Staffing trends you'll see in 2016

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The process of finding the right employees for your organization is never a particularly easy one.
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Software for Payroll Checklist: How to Choose the Best

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If you’re trying to follow payroll best practices, you know manual payroll is a thing of the long
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A training checklist for a better first day

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The process of training new employees has so many moving parts that any company can easily let a
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Training best practices: make the first few days count

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An employee’s first few days are such a crucial and potentially awkward time for them. We’ve all
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Benefits & Compensation Training: Tips to Fuel Your Workforce

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The buzzword in benefits and compensation training these days is Total Rewards. In the competition
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2016 HR & Payroll Compliance Calendar - Key Dates Managers Should Know

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Looking for the 2017 HR & Payroll Compliance Calendar? It's right here! We’re several weeks into
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Employees Ask: What Do I Do with my Form 1095-C?

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Last week, the IRS opened its doors to begin receiving tax forms for the 2015 calendar year.
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Fuse Named Highest Rated Satisfaction in Payroll by G2 Crowd

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We don't like to talk about ourselves much—we're here to serve you by streamlining your HR and
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What Employers Need to Know about the ACA Reporting Deadline Extension

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The US Treasury and IRS recently announced extensions for Affordable Care Act reporting. Previous
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8 Things You'll See in Workplaces in 2016

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Much ink has already been spilled about what we’re supposed to anticipate in HR departments for the
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5 Things Every HR Manager Should Consider for 2016

With 2016 just around the corner, you may be thinking of some personal and professional New Year’s
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How to Avoid ACA Filing Penalties

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Editor's Note: Since the publishing of this article, the IRS and U.S. Treasury extended reporting
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Form 1095-C Instructions for Employers: Furnishing & Filing

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Editor's Note: Since the publishing of this article, the IRS and U.S. Treasury extended reporting
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ACA Compliance: Who is Eligible for Coverage?

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A lot goes into ACA compliance, but many employers fear the financial penalties most. Are you aware
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Form 1094-C Instructions for Employers: What You Need to Know

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Editor's Note: Since the publishing of this article, the IRS and U.S. Treasury extended reporting
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How to Choose the Best Time and Attendance Software for Your Business

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Shopping around for the right time and attendance software is no easy task. There are a lot of
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Using ACA Measurement and Stability Periods for Variable Hour Workers

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Consequences for ACA noncompliance have employers and human resources staff on their toes about
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How to Begin Successful Employee Onboarding From Day One

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Imagine showing up to a party where you know absolutely no one. Although you’ve been invited to the
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8 Practices for a Productive Payroll Process

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Pay day. A day to count down to and celebrate, right? The anticipation, the joy, the money! While
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This Summer’s Three Major Issues From the Department of Labor & FLSA

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This summer has brought more than scorching temperatures. In case you’ve been on vacation and
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The Tools Employers Need for ACA Compliance Tracking

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Affordable Care Act (ACA) compliance and reporting—don’t do it right and your business will face
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10 Alternative Employee Benefits & Perks a Small Business Can Afford

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With healthcare costs on the rise and large companies like Google offering monstrous employee perks
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