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Compliance Corner: EEO-1 Compliance-- 6 Things You Need to Know

30 April, 2024

Estimated time to read: 4 minutes, 30 seconds

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With a high level of enforcement of workplace discrimination claims, it’s essential to understand what you can do to reduce your exposure. To help ensure compliance with Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) laws, if you have 100 or more employees, one of the steps your company should take is to file y...

Compliance Corner: Understanding Seasonal Employment-- Top 7 Considerations Before Hiring

29 March, 2024

Estimated time to read: 4 minutes, 15 seconds

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When you run a seasonal business, recruiting, hiring and managing temporary staff comes with a unique set of legal challenges. What should you know before you bring in workers to ensure you stay compliant with pertinent laws and regulations? Here are seven things to take into consideration when it c...

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...

October Compliance Corner: The Value of Conducting Stay Interviews

31 October, 2023

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes, 30 seconds

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We are used to hearing the term exit interview where HR surveys departing employees regarding the reasons why they left—maybe this was money, benefits, career progression or something else. The goal of the exit interview is to collect this data not to save that employee, but to improve the experienc...

September Compliance Corner: The Exposed Culture of Engagement and Motivation

25 September, 2023

Estimated time to read: 4 minutes

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As we look across the work environment we see empty cubicles, dim lights, empty parking lots, and quiet space. The last several years, the pandemic, the office environment, culture and workforce, made significant changes to the type of employee, workspace and culture of many companies. Even before M...

Compliance Corner: How to Handle Accommodation Requests Effectively

31 August, 2023

Estimated time to read: 3 minutes, 30 seconds

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Not every employee has the same needs—and employers have an obligation to provide an equitable workforce to ensure everyone has the tools they need to perform their jobs at a high level. In this month’s Compliance Corner, isolved’s Senior HR Consultant Michelle LiButti discusses accommodation reques...

Compliance Corner: How HR & Employees Can Help Each Other to Combat Workplace Burnout

24 July, 2023

Estimated time to read: 3 minutes, 15 seconds

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Over the past few years, rates of more severe stress, anxiety, and depression have skyrocketed, contributing further to the ongoing workplace crisis of employee burnout. In fact, we found that 69% of employees have experienced burnout over the last year. With such an increase in severe burnout sympt...

Solutions to Streamline Processes and Boost the Employee Experience

09 June, 2023

Estimated time to read: 1 minute, 30 seconds

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Organizations today face more challenges than ever before. Employees are increasingly feeling burnt out and stressed, which can lead to a drop in employee morale and performance. According to our 2023 HR Trends Report, 69 percent of full-time employees said they experienced burnout over the last yea...

Compliance Corner: Workers Opportunity Tax Credits--What Employers Need to Know

31 March, 2023

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes, 45 seconds

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Organizations are constantly looking for ways to boost their bottom lines. Many can find savings through their employees and tax credits. In our latest Compliance Corner, our Senior HR Consultant Lisa Bright answers the top questions about Workers Opportunity Tax Credits. What is the WOTC? The Worke...

Compliance Corner: Safe Work Policies and Tactics—What You Need to Know

28 February, 2023

Estimated time to read: 3 minutes

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Employees need to be kept safe at work—and employers have an obligation to ensure employee safety. Yet, some companies forgo implementing an effective workplace safety policy, which can leave employees and employers alike at risk. In our latest Compliance Corner, HR Services’ Business Partner Casey...

Unloading HR Stress through Augmentation

17 February, 2023

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes

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Now is the time to check in with your HR friends and family. With more demands, fewer resources and less time, HR teams are being stretched thin and having a hard time keeping up with the day-to-day— not to mention having the time to focus on longer-term, more strategic objectives. In an era of...

Compliance Corner: Q&A HR Year-End Round-Up and Preparing for 2023

27 December, 2022

Estimated time to read: 4 minutes

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The holidays are well under way and before we know it 2023 will be starting. We all want to start fresh and not be playing catch up with 2022 tasks, especially in HR. HR reps maybe thinking about the best ways to finish off those last-minute year-end details in order to have a clean slate in the nea...

Now Trending: Virtual Assistants for Benefits Enrollment

28 September, 2022

Estimated time to read: 1 minute, 30 seconds

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The benefits enrollment period is often one of the first experiences an employee encounters when starting at a new company. It’s also often the most dreaded time of the year for existing employees and HR departments. Which is why it may be time to update your benefits enrollment process with modern...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

The Many Benefits of Automated Income and Employment Verifications

05 October, 2021

Estimated time to read: 1 minute, 45 seconds

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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...

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...

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...

Addressing Compliance Challenges and Opportunities for Hybrid Workers

26 July, 2021

Estimated time to read: 3 minutes

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As the coronavirus pandemic eases, organizations are increasingly returning employees to physical worksites. While the details may vary, one thing is certain: The future for many office employees is a blend of flexible on-site and remote work. While organizations may be ready to take the step to fu...

Compliance Corner: Q&A on HR Outsourcing

25 June, 2021

Estimated time to read: 5 minutes, 15 seconds

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Human resources (HR) teams have a lot of responsibilities – from talent acquisition and onboarding to benefit enrollment and payroll (and much more). With so many administrative tasks and deadlines, sometimes businesses look to outsourcing for assistance. In this month’s Compliance Corn...

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