A Single Solution Yields Many Benefits for this Flourishing Health Center

12 May, 2022

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes, 30 seconds

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Far too often small businesses fail to see the value in leveraging HCM software for their workforce management needs. Instead, they will tolerate manual processes and inefficiencies because they believe the technology is too sophisticated or too costly, or that the transition will be too complicated...

Compliance Corner: Q&A on Commonly Outsourced HR Tasks

29 April, 2022

Estimated time to read: 3 minutes, 15 seconds

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Twenty-five percent of HR leaders say they plan to outsource human resource (HR) tasks this year, with organizations that have 500-1,500 employees being the most probable to turn to third parties for assistance. In this month’s Compliance Corner Q&A, People Services’ HR Business Partner Casey Wa...

Investing in HCM? Consider Peer Reviews During Tech Evaluations.

07 April, 2022

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes, 15 seconds

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Forty-five percent of human resources (HR) leaders are receiving budget increases this year, and it’s likely that many of those dollars are earmarked for technology investments. There are numerous factors to consider when evaluating vendors – not only does the technology need to check all the boxes...

Compliance Corner: How to Support Employees Amid the Russia-Ukraine Crisis

25 March, 2022

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes, 30 seconds

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The Russia-Ukraine crisis has been making headlines across news programs and social media sites for weeks, which is having a negative impact on many people’s mental health. Since feelings of sadness, anxiety and stress can follow employees into the workplace, many employers may be questioning if the...

Help Your Clients Prepare for the Future of Work

23 March, 2022

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes, 15 seconds

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When it comes to technology in the workplace, forward-thinking organizations are actively pursuing one goal—reach digital maturity. It is likely your clients are too by investing in technology and resources to prepare for the future of work. According to isolved’s Transforming Employee Experience re...

Miss Our HR Hot Topics Twitter Chat? Check Out This Recap.

21 March, 2022

Estimated time to read: 1 minute

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isolved’s recent Twitter chat, “HR Hot Topics” highlighted the insights of Principal Analyst of Constellation Research, R “Ray” Wang. The chat was joined by others within the HR industry, including isolved’s leadership team and industry thought leaders. Read below for a brief recap of the virtual ev...

Women in Leadership Roundtable: Breaking Down Career Barriers

08 March, 2022

Estimated time to read: 15 minutes, 15 seconds

“In the future, there will be no female leaders. There will just be leaders.” – Sheryl Sandberg Every March 8th the world observes International Women’s Day to celebrate the impact and achievements women are making across the globe. This year’s theme is #BreakTheBias, which focuses on the efforts th...

Should You Assign Interview Projects to Candidates?

03 March, 2022

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes

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A recent post on LinkedIn from a copywriter struck a nerve with jobseekers and recruiters, garnering more than 5,000 reactions in two weeks. The topic? Whether projects should be assigned to candidates during the interview process. Her post opens with, “Please don’t ask copywriters to carry out task...

Compliance Corner: What HR Leaders Should Know About DEI&B

25 February, 2022

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes, 45 seconds

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There are many reasons why HR leaders are prioritizing diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging (DEI&B) initiatives – not only is it the right thing to do, but diverse and inclusive workplaces ensure that everyone, regardless of their background or title, feels equally involved and supported i...

Improve Inclusion through Employee Resource Groups

01 February, 2022

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes, 15 seconds

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Despite good intentions, diversity in the workplace may be difficult to attain in many cases. The advantages of a diverse workforce are plentiful. Organizations with employees from a wide variety of backgrounds and demographics are more productive, profitable and innovative. They also have a competi...

Compliance Corner (Update): OSHA Withdraws Vaccine-or-Test Mandate

28 January, 2022

Estimated time to read: 1 minute, 30 seconds

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President Biden’s action plan for the Covid-19 pandemic, released in September of 2021, included a mandate that the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) develop vaccine-or-test regulations for employers with 100 or more employees. Following this order, OSHA prepared an Emergency Temp...

Attention Educators: Here are 4 Reasons You Need an HCM Solution

19 January, 2022

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes

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Once a nice-to-have, HCM technology moves to the head of the class. Human capital management (HCM) solutions have evolved over the years from systems of record to sophisticated tools that play a vital role in managing employees and HR functions. Gone are the days of using technology that is good eno...

HCM Trends Legal Professionals Can’t Ignore

12 January, 2022

Estimated time to read: 3 minutes, 15 seconds

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The verdict is in—employee experience is critical now more than ever. According to isolved’s Transforming Employee Experience Report, 92 percent of the 500 HR leaders surveyed said employee experience (EX) was a top priority for them. And for good reason—a favorable EX is what gives an organization...

3 Employee Experience Trends to Watch in 2022

05 January, 2022

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes, 15 seconds

Ninety-two percent of human resources (HR) departments prioritized employee experience (EX) in 2021, yet 38 percent of employees rated their experience as average for the year. This disconnect shows there is work to be done to get everyone on the same page in 2022 – but where should HR teams focus?...

Compliance Corner: 2021 Wrap Up

27 December, 2021

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes, 15 seconds

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One of the toughest parts of running a business is ensuring compliance with labor legislation and regulations. Whether that means staying in the loop with government proposals for the COVID-19 pandemic or simply making sure labor law posters are displayed correctly, there are many compliance-related...

Compliance Corner: OSHA Vaccine-or-Test Mandate Reinstated

20 December, 2021

Estimated time to read: 1 minute, 15 seconds

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President Biden announced an action plan for the COVID-19 pandemic back in September, which included a vaccine-or-test proposal for employers with 100 or more employees. Although the proposal was temporarily blocked, it is now back in effect after the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals “lifted the st...

5 HR Takeaways from 2021

20 December, 2021

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes, 45 seconds

There were big expectations for 2021, with many hoping the widespread availability of COVID-19 vaccines would help the world return to some sense of normalcy – including within the workplace. Heading into 2022, vaccines are widely accessible and a portion of the workforce has returned to the office...

Where Are Your HR Tech Dollars Going? Invest in Vetted HCM.

15 December, 2021

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes, 30 seconds

It’s important that human resources (HR) leaders have a seat at the table as 2022 budgets are being finalized – particularly so business leaders know where budget dollars are needed the most. In 2021, more than half of HR departments received budget increases and the majority of those dollars were e...

Holidays 2021: Greater Job, Travel Confidence Despite Working Longer Hours and For Less This Year

15 November, 2021

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes

Tis’ the season for holiday togetherness and travel…or is it? isolved surveyed over 1,000 full-time employees (FTEs) in the United States to understand how employees and employers view end-of-year parties and paid time off.  To provide context to these findings, however, we wanted to know how 2...

Compliance Corner (Update): Private Business COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate Begins January 4th

05 November, 2021

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes

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Back in September President Biden announced an action plan for the COVID-19 pandemic, which included proposals for private business vaccine mandates and regular COVID-19 testing for employees. When this news was announced, isolved’s People Services team provided some insight into what employers shou...

Understanding today, tomorrow, and how to get there, with isolved Predictive People Analytics

03 November, 2021

Estimated time to read: 3 minutes

A few weeks ago we launched isolved Predictive People Analytics as part of our end-to-end human capital management (HCM) platform, isolved People Cloud. Its job is simple – to help businesses of every size, from small to large, better understand their workforce today, and help them plan for the work...

Compliance Corner: Year-End HR Planning

29 October, 2021

Estimated time to read: 3 minutes, 45 seconds

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It’s a busy time of year for human resources (HR) departments, with many tasks that need to be completed before the end of the year – including planning for 2022. In this month’s Compliance Corner, isolved People Services Manager Stephanie Lewerke is answering common questions about important year-e...

Help Your Clients Simplify HR with Comprehensive HCM Tech

27 October, 2021

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes

Your clients didn’t start their businesses to focus on human resources (HR) responsibilities, yet many are likely spending a lot of time on tasks such as scheduling, payroll and compliance– especially if the technology they are leveraging to support these tasks isn’t intelligently connected. As thei...

The Ripple Effect of Employee Engagement for Professional Service Organizations

11 October, 2021

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes, 30 seconds

Consultants, advisors and accountants are skilled at focusing on their clients. After all, client satisfaction is the foundation of success for professional service organizations. Not only are happy clients likely to continue seeking services, but they may also share their experience with others – a...

The Many Benefits of Automated Income and Employment Verifications

05 October, 2021

Estimated time to read: 1 minute, 45 seconds

A new car. A new apartment. A new house. These milestones are typically greeted with excitement (and a bit of anxiousness) – but there is something that can stand in the way of these momentous occasions: slow income and employment verifications. Many lenders may be required to obtain verification of...