Timesheets, Taxes and Other Things that go Bump in the Night

Take the terror out of payroll by ditching your antiquated payroll system. 

As the person responsible for payroll, you know there are many things that can go awry in the payroll calculating process. If you are using an outdated payroll system to calculate timesheets, taxes and wages and issue paychecks and W2s, you know that the margin for error is high.

Mistakes made in payroll can be scary and have both short and long term consequences that can drastically impact your company.

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Life in the Cloud

 

Five ways that a Cloud-based Human Capital Management software program could alter your HR department forever.

As a human resources professional, you likely wear many hats. From managing payroll, attendance and performance evaluations, to hiring, managing talent and developing corporate culture, you may find yourself stretched pretty thin. And if you are using antiquated Human Capital Management (HCM) software (or even finding yourself duplicating work using several unrelated systems) you might feel like you are on a constant treadmill trying to get it all done. Does that sound familiar? 

 

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How to Save Your HR and Payroll Department Time, Money and Headaches

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What Would You Do With Two More Hours In Your Day?

I’m slammed, I’m underwater, I’m buried. We’re all so busy that we can barely “keep our heads above water.” We are in back-to-back meetings all day. We eat lunch at our desks. We come in early and we stay late. We are constantly connected to our smart phones; we are online from home, even working weekends. When does it ever end? How can we overcome the feeling of constantly being behind? When will we be able to free ourselves from the tedious minutiae of tactical tasks?

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Take the Pain Out of Payroll

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A large energy company suffered a loss of $24 million by accidentally buying too much U.S. power transmission contracts at higher prices. The mistake was due to a cut-and-paste error in an Excel spreadsheet.

Are you still using spreadsheets to manage payroll?

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Tags: HR

5 Tips for Dealing with a Bad Boss

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They say people don’t quit jobs – they quit bosses. You might love your job and even love the company, but if your boss is making your day a living hell, then sometimes it’s just too stressful to stay. But, if you don’t want to quit your job, and want to make the best of the situation, then you need to find a way to deal with your bad boss.

According to the 2014 Work Stress Survey, 80 percent of workers are stressed out on the job.  That stress comes from an unreasonable work load, lack of job security, feeling underpaid, and trouble getting along with coworkers. Inc. magazine reports that 75 percent of workers say their boss is the worst thing about their job and 65 percent would take a new boss over a pay raise!

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A Day in the Life: Morale Booster Betty

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This week we conclude our series, A Day in the Life. In this series of three blog posts, we profiled a different employee and highlighted their typical day. This week, meet Morale Booster Betty…Are donuts really the key ingredient to a positive work culture?

A Day in the Life: Morale Booster Betty

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Tags: Business, HR

A Day in the Life: CEO Joe

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This week we continue our new series, A Day in the Life. In this series of three blog posts, we will profile a different employee and highlight their typical day. This week, meet CEO Joe…How does he make it look so easy?

A Day in the Life: CEO Joe

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A Day in the Life: Payroll Polly

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This week we introduce a new series, A Day in the Life. In this series of three blog posts, we will profile a different employee and highlight their typical challenges. This week – meet Payroll Polly…Why is she pulling her hair out 

A Day in the Life: Payroll Polly

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Tags: Payroll

What Millennials Need to Succeed: How to Keep Generation Y Happy and Productive

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By 2025, 3 out of every 4 workers globally will be Millennials. Who are the Millennials, what do they care about, and why do they matter?

Who are the Millennials?

Millennials -- also known as Generation Y -- are those born in the 20-year period beginning in the mid-1980s. They are around 25-30 years old and they think differently, they work differently, and most important – they have a new set of values compared to the generations that preceded them.

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Powerfully Manage Skills Gaps

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Skills management -- ensuring that your company’s workforce is equipped with the right skills not only to successfully meet current demands and challenges, but also to meet those in the future -- is an important strategic function of HR. 

What are the best ways to keep on top of skills, making certain that you have the right people in the right positions, and that your needs are covered?

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