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Effective Delegation for Workforce Managers

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Aug 16, 2018 7:40:19 PM

Managing employees invariably requires delegating tasks beyond a worker's regular job duties. However, a seemingly simple function like delegation is often problematic for too many managers. 

 

 

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Topics: workforce management, company culture, employee engagement, management practices, business development

7 Management Tips For Effective Meetings

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Aug 14, 2018 3:12:49 PM

Meetings are often viewed as a necessary evil in business. However, meetings can be powerful tools for communication and business development - when they're conducted effectively.

 

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Topics: workforce management, company culture, employee engagement, management practices, business development

Is Overtime Killing Your Margins?

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Aug 13, 2018 10:00:00 AM



Is overtime management (or lack thereof) shrinking your bottom line? 

Paying time and a half can quickly increase your labor costs. And if your staff is already stretched thin, this probably means your supervisors and HR team have plenty on their plate without having to worry about overtime policing every single shift. And the bottom line isn't your only issue, you have to deal with ACA, FMLA, DOL and WHD hours standards.

You don't need to hire more supervisors, which would further increase your labor costs. Workforce Management Suite from Accuchex has an affordable, user-friendly system that can be implemented quickly. Workforce Management Suite includes TimeSimplicity and TimeWorksPlus. TimeSimplicity is the advanced scheduling solution that integrates with TimeWorksPlus, the time and attendance solution.

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4 Tips For Managing A Remote Workforce

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Aug 10, 2018 12:00:00 PM

A remote workforce can have a number of advantages for both the workers and the employer. It can also, however, present challenges that make managing a remote workforce problematic. 

 

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Topics: workforce management, remote workforce, telecommuting, company culture, employee engagement

Employee Classification, The ABC Test, And California Employers

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Aug 8, 2018 11:44:49 AM

What was once a common approach to an alternative business model in California is being threatened. Building a workforce primarily of independent contractors may no longer be a viable option for California employers.

In 2018, California’s Supreme Court ruled on Dynamex Operations West, Inc. v. Superior Court of Los Angeles County. Their ruling has now made it more difficult for businesses to classify workers as independent contractors.

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Topics: independent contractors, employee classification, contractors, gig economy, benefits

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