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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...

The Ripple Effect of Employee Engagement for Professional Service Organizations

22 December, 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...

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 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...

Compliance Corner: Q&A on COVID-19 Vaccination Incentives

30 September, 2021

Estimated time to read: 4 minutes, 15 seconds

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Many businesses have been welcoming employees back to the office in either a hybrid or full-time capacity since the rollout of vaccines in Spring 2021, but doing so comes with its fair share of challenges – especially when states and cities experience a rise in COVID-19 cases.  Recently, Presid...

Employees Speak: Essential HR Considerations to Improve Experience

29 September, 2021

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes, 15 seconds

Employee experience (EX) is a priority for the majority of organizations this year, but it can be difficult for HR departments to decide where to focus their efforts. After all, EX is defined as the sum of all interactions that an employee has at work – this includes everything from onboarding to pr...

The isolved Partner Award Goes To….

27 September, 2021

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes, 30 seconds

isolved Connect 2021 may have ended, but we are still reflecting on the spectacular highlights from this year’s conference – including recognitions for some of our top Network partners. isolved’s Partner Awards were presented on the first day of isolved Connect to show our wonderful partners just ho...

Compliance Corner: Q&A on President Biden’s COVID-19 Action Plan

13 September, 2021

Estimated time to read: 3 minutes, 15 seconds

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Last week President Biden made headlines with the announcement of an action plan for the COVID-19 pandemic. The action plan includes proposals for vaccine mandates and COVID-19 testing that directly impact employers and employees. To provide some insight into the action plan, we reached out to the i...

The Leading HR Management System is…

07 September, 2021

Estimated time to read: 1 minute, 45 seconds

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Forty-two percent of human resources (HR) leaders are investing in human capital management (HCM) platforms this year, and G2’s Fall 2021 Momentum Grid® Report for Human Resources Management Systems suggests that isolved People Cloud may be the best choice for investment dollars. isolved...

Compliance Corner: Q&A on Internships

27 August, 2021

Estimated time to read: 5 minutes, 15 seconds

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Have you ever thought about implementing an internship program within your organization? These programs can have many benefits, from helping your organization obtain a pipeline of fresh talent to strengthening its reputation and ties within the community. In this month’s Compliance Corner blo...

HCM Automation Drives The Future of Work: Show Your Customers The Way

23 August, 2021

Estimated time to read: 1 minute, 45 seconds

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Across all businesses and industries, the return on investment (ROI) for automation is well-proven. A recent study by Accenture showed organizations that leverage intelligent technology will likely see revenues rise by up to 38 percent. Here are ways you, as a trusted advisor, can help your custome...

5 Core HR Opportunities for Wholesalers

11 August, 2021

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes, 15 seconds

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Running a wholesale business comes with many challenges but managing core human resources (HR) responsibilities shouldn’t be one of them.  Fundamental functions like recruitment, scheduling, payroll and benefits need to be completed efficiently and accurately while also providing a good...

Q&A: What to Know about Dependent Care FSAs and Returning to the Classroom

04 August, 2021

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes, 45 seconds

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The new school year is right around the corner, which means that parents are busy purchasing supplies and making care arrangements for their children. Those with a dependent care flexible spending account (FSA) may be wondering if any of their funds can be used on things like tuition, day care or ev...

How HCM Tech Can Bridge the Workplace Generational Gap

02 August, 2021

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes, 45 seconds

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Generational diversity can strengthen workplace productivity and foster a unique environment of ideation and collaboration – but it can also come with its fair share of challenges due to the different set of expectations for the workplace from Baby Boomers, Gen X, Millennials and Gen Z. To me...

Compliance Corner: Q&A on 1099 vs. W-2 Tax Forms

30 July, 2021

Estimated time to read: 3 minutes, 15 seconds

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Employers are required to issue tax forms to their employees each year – and making sure you are issuing the correct tax form is important to avoid potential penalties from the IRS. In this month’s Compliance Corner blog, HR Business Partner for isolved People Services Casey Walters is...