ICYMI 2024 Compliance Changes: What You Need to Know

27 February, 2024

Estimated time to read: 1 minute, 30 seconds

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Keeping up with compliance is a near full-time job. Legislatures across the country have written new laws that will have a tremendous impact on businesses of all sizes and spanning all industries. Unless it’s your job (or hobby, we don’t judge) to keep up to date with each new requirement, please fe...

Culture Counts: How Business Owners Can Use Culture to Improve Recruiting and Retention

09 February, 2024

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes, 45 seconds


Business owners know this adage far too well—a company will only go as far as its talent can take it. While that truism is timeless, the talent landscape has changed.  First, let’s start with the bad news. Finding and keeping talented employees has never been more complicated. There has been a...

Assisted Living Facility Optimizes Time and Scheduling for Better Patient Care

08 February, 2024

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes, 15 seconds

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When implementing powerful HCM tools, payroll can be a great place to start for many organizations. But once that is in place, many leaders find themselves asking what next? For Friends LifeCare Partners, adding on additional tools has been a game-changer for improving their processes and providing...

Construction Company Modernizes Payroll and People Programs to Support Sizeable Growth

01 February, 2024

Estimated time to read: 1 minute, 45 seconds

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Company growth is a major goal of most organizations. But when it happens rapidly, it can be challenging for internal processes to keep up with the scale.   Erickson Companies is a residential construction company helping home builders reduce construction time, material waste, labor inputs...

Compliance Corner: 2024 HR Trends for the Year!

31 January, 2024

Estimated time to read: 7 minutes, 15 seconds

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Welcome to 2024 -- the new year promises to be an exciting time for the Human Resources (HR) world! There are a few standout trends that started percolating in 2023, and we are very interested to see the trajectory. From minimum wage increases to pay transparency laws, there is a litany of changes a...

Support DEI&B Strategy with People Analytics

30 January, 2024

Estimated time to read: 3 minutes, 15 seconds

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Business leaders are embracing the importance of diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging (DEI&B) initiatives. Promoting equity and diversity is a powerful way to foster inclusivity and show employees that they’re valued. An added bonus? It's also good for business. In fact, McKinsey and C...

Consulting Group Improves Customer Experience through Employee Experience Initiatives

25 January, 2024

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes

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When considering HCM providers, it’s important to consider what is necessary – and what is not. HCM capabilities are constantly growing to meet the needs of businesses of all sizes. While larger companies may need robust systems with many customization options, smaller businesses often need a simpli...

Learn, Network, Grow: isolved People Heroes Tour 2024

19 January, 2024

Estimated time to read: 1 minute, 30 seconds

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In 2023, 91 percent of HR leaders prioritized experience. Going into 2024, EX remains top of mind as 65 percent of employees are still suffering from burnout in their positions. While great strides have been made, HR and business leaders are left wondering how to bridge the gap. To help, isolved’s S...

In-Home Care Company Increases Efficiency, Decreases Time and Money Spent

19 January, 2024

Estimated time to read: 1 minute, 30 seconds

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Davis Miller Enterprises LLC dba: Right at Home, based in Little Rock, AR, provides a range of in-home care options for seniors and adults with disabilities. Their mission is to improve the quality of life for those they serve, whether it’s helping with dressing and hygiene, providing medication rem...

Worker Classification Rules Have Changed Again

15 January, 2024

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes, 15 seconds

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What You Need to Know Designed to clarify things for employers to help them avoid misclassification, the U.S. Department of Labor released a final rule this week that changes the criteria for classifying independent contractors. What’s the new rule and what do you need to know to comply? We’ll break...

isolved IRL: Nursing Home Saves Time, Boosts Employee Experience

11 January, 2024

Estimated time to read: 1 minute, 45 seconds

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Simplified payroll is a top goal of many organizations. For the healthcare industry, it can be crucial to ensure must-have tasks like payroll are running smoothly – guaranteeing time and resources will be available to focus on patient care.   Mountainview Nursing Home in Spartanburg, South...

Easy Implementation, Automation and Insights: A Guide to Payroll for SMBs

09 January, 2024

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes

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Payroll is a complex task for businesses of all sizes. For small to mid-size businesses (SMBs), challenges in payroll can be especially time-consuming. Although employee numbers may be smaller, SMB leaders often manage several different employee categories and schedules. They also may not have a ded...

isolved IRL: A Health Center’s Move to Strategic HR

04 January, 2024

Estimated time to read: 1 minute, 45 seconds

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When it comes to small human resources teams, the right combination of software and services can take over-burdened administrative processes to an organized, successful HR strategy. As companies grow, HR needs grow with them. Adding on tools designed for specific organizational needs can be what tea...

HR Trends That Will Affect You in 2024

28 December, 2023

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes

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It’s fair to say that 2023 can be characterized as the year of artificial intelligence (AI). And while the prospect of AI is definitely exciting, real people are still the engine that powers every successful company. To uncover some of the trends that will dominate 2024, we surveyed 1,100 full-time...

Compliance Corner: 2023 HR Wrap-Up

27 December, 2023

Estimated time to read: 8 minutes

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Every year brings unique and challenging changes to the workplace and 2023 was no exception. It feels like these changes have accelerated exponentially since the “COVID era”! This year brought pay transparency laws to several states, state mandates of paid family leave laws, issues with artificial i...

isolved IRL: QSR Sees Rapid Growth with Simplified HR

21 December, 2023

Estimated time to read: 1 minute, 45 seconds

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Small to mid-size businesses leaders often wear many hats in their organizations – including human resources (HR). For quick-service restaurants (QSRs), a smaller workforce plus complex employment categories and scheduling can quickly lead to time-consuming processes and costly payroll errors. ...

Invest in Employee Experience for Better Customer Experiences

19 December, 2023

Estimated time to read: 1 minute, 45 seconds

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Creating employee experiences (EX) that matter is vital as HR leaders head into 2024, with research showing that 90 percent of employees say the experience they receive impacts the experience they give customers. So how can employers transform employee experience within their organizations? Investin...

HR Planning for 2024: Business as Unusual

15 December, 2023

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes, 30 seconds


For some, the end of the year is a time of relaxation—but not for business leaders and HR teams. As we head toward the end of the year, businesses are feverishly working to put a bow on 2023 while preparing for next year. What can they expect in 2024? If the last few years have been any indication,...

Contemplating the Surprisingly Near-Future of AI in Payroll

14 December, 2023

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes, 45 seconds


At some point in an organization’s approach to human capital management (HCM), HR’s relationship to HCM changes. There is growth, and with that growth comes an eventual pivot. As HCM becomes streamlined, more automated, HR shifts away from survival mode—fixing problems, babysitting operational proce...

How to Ensure a Smooth Switch to an HCM Vendor

13 December, 2023

Estimated time to read: 1 minute, 30 seconds


In today's dynamic business landscape, HR professionals grapple with challenges such as adapting to remote work, retaining top talent and enhancing the employee experience. To confront these issues effectively, HR managers need to meticulously evaluate HR vendors and identify technology solution...

Benchmark Your Way to Workforce Success

12 December, 2023

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes, 15 seconds

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As the war for talent rages on, organizations are constantly facing the challenges of acquiring good people while also protecting their own top performers from being poached. To stay ahead of the competition, it’s essential to have good workforce intelligence and the confidence to act on it. This in...

New Year, New HR: What to Prioritize in 2024

29 November, 2023

Estimated time to read: 1 minute, 45 seconds

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It’s the holiday season, and for many organizations, that means it’s also budget season. As teams assess needs for 2024, it’s important to consider investments in employee experience (EX). Excellent EX is top of mind in today’s workforce. Ninety-one percent of HR leaders say it’s the main priority t...

November Compliance Corner: Employee Experience - the Key to a Thriving Workforce

21 November, 2023

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes

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The employee experience begins from the moment a job seeker reads a job posting through the time they leave the company and every aspect of the life cycle in between. Taking a holistic approach to the employee experience leads to higher employee engagement, job satisfaction and retention. Here, Lisa...

Sapient Insights Share SMBs’ Picks for HR and Payroll Tech

20 November, 2023

Estimated time to read: 1 minute, 30 seconds

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Providing a positive employee experience starts with human resources (HR) management. Trusting the right tools to optimize HR strategy and administration can make all the difference in reaching organizational goals and retaining a satisfied workforce. Making Informed Decisions Resources like Sapient...

A Leader in Payroll: Find Out Why isolved Ranked High with Nelson Hall

15 November, 2023

Estimated time to read: 1 minute

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In a climate where payroll mistakes are a top reason employees start looking for new jobs, easy-to-use payroll and access to knowledgeable support can make the difference between maintaining a happy workforce and losing valuable talent. Without a reliable system for paying employees, companies risk...

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