Towards the end of each year, the experts sound off on what they deem to be the coming trends in their industry. HR management is no different, and predictions were made for 2017. So what really is trending?
While many of these trends are real, measurable and making headway, only time will tell what trends will persists and what practices fall to the wayside. A good example of the latter was the "open office" move that was intended to foster collaboration and enhance workplace communication. Except that no one really liked working that way.
Employers are concerned about compliance with overtime rules, and rightly so. The so-called Final Rule is still on hold and no clear resolution is forthcoming.
Compliance is a critical issue for employers and the legal wranglings between current and past federal administrations over the DOL's "Final Rule" is distressing. Many employers have already opted to make the necessary changes to comply with the new rules even though this is not legally required... yet.
Time and attendance systems are an integral part of every business operation. But with the advent of new technologies for time clock software, managing them can be much easier.
Managing the time and attendance in your business should be a simple and efficient process. For many smaller businesses, however, this isn't always true.
Payroll management is the lifeblood of any business. Keeping employees properly paid and on time requires a great deal of time. And time is money.
Your payroll process is one of the most vital processes in your business. It comes with a number of compliance, accuracy, and cost concerns.