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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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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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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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.
time and attendance,
employee time clocks,
reporting time pay,
The proper onboarding of new employees has far reaching implications for any organization. Knowing just what to do and how to do it well, however, can be a challenge for any HR manager or workforce management professional.
Exactly what your onboarding process should look like is going to be determined primarily by your business model, your industry, the size of your organization and - to a significant degree - by your company's culture.
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