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7 Tips For Better New Hires

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Jul 17, 2018 1:29:19 PM

Every business must recruit and hire employees, especially when that business is growing. Because hiring employees is such a major investment and risk, smart employers are always looking to improve their approach.

Hiring new employees is a critical part of being a business leader, and it involves much more than simply looking over resumes and conducting interviews. The truth is that hiring good employees can make or break your business.

Recruiting new hires involves risk management, as well, since the investment in time, resources and money can be quite high with each new employee hired. In addition, you have to manage the expectations of the candidates along with that of management and even the prospective employee’s co-workers.

Unfortunately, there are many mistakes and oversights that employers can make that could deter good candidates, or lead to poor hires.

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Topics: recruiting and hiring, hiring trends, new hire, employee turnover, workforce management

4 Best Practices For Your Hiring Process

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Jul 13, 2018 6:35:13 AM

Improving economic indicators, lowering unemployment rates, and a notable surge in business growth and expansion means more hiring. But, for many companies, the hiring process could use some help.

In larger companies, the HR staff is often responsible for a number of the recruiting and hiring functions for new employees. While there are some aspects of these functions that are fairly universal and never really change, there are other aspects that should change or even be added to the process.

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Topics: HR best practices, recruiting and hiring, new hire, employee turnover, workforce management

3 Benefits Of Having A Green Payroll

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Jul 10, 2018 7:17:58 AM

Even though we live in a digital age surrounded by mobile devices and cloud computing, many businesses are still doing payroll manually. There is a better - and greener - alternative.

Smart business owners are always looking for cost-effective procedures and tools that will help them cut costs and generate savings for their companies. 

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Topics: Green Payroll, payroll management software, paperless payroll, electronic payroll, epayroll

Minimum Wage Law 2018 Update: California

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Jul 6, 2018 1:58:13 PM

California has been one of the states leading the legislative trend to establish mandated minimum wage rates far above the federal rate. In addition to the state minimum wage, local cities and municipalities have established their own, as well.

Minimum-wage employees in San Francisco and a few other cities got another $1 an hour raise on Sunday, July 1, 2018. This increase represents the last phase of a multi-year plan to increase the minimum wage in San Francisco to the current rate of $15.00 per hour.

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Topics: minimum wage law, payroll management, minimum wage San Francisco, california labor laws, california minimum wage

3 Reasons Time And Attendance Matters

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Jul 3, 2018 3:54:54 AM

Businesses exist to provide a product or service to their customers. And most businesses rely on employees to produce, manage, and deliver it. Which means that time and attendance is critical to an organization's functionality.

In addition, labor is also the single largest expense category for most small businesses. While it can vary drastically depending on the type of business, labor typically accounts for about 30 to 50 percent of the total cost of operations. Consequently, maintaining effective control of your payroll costs is a significant determining factor for a company's success.

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Topics: time and attendance, employee time clocks, overtime pay, reporting time pay, workforce management

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