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7 Tips for Managing Virtual Employees

06 October, 2015  |  2 Comments

Estimated time to read: 3 minutes, 45 seconds

The Internet has made working from home a reality for employees and has completely changed the way businesses operate in the modern world. No longer do business owners have to pay for office space, they can simply meet with their employees virtually and still get business done.   Hiring virtu...

IRS Delays Due Dates for ACA Forms

29 December, 2015  |  2 Comments

Estimated time to read: 30 seconds

The IRS has delayed the due-dates for required ACA reports and forms.  Some employers may view this as a signal to relax their compliance efforts, but the changes to the reporting deadlines will likely just allow some very slight breathing room. Insurance providers and applicable large employers ar...

isolved Technology Recognized for Excellence in 15 HR Software Categories

30 March, 2021

Estimated time to read: 1 minute, 45 seconds

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The majority of human resources (HR) departments are receiving budget increases this year and the top technology investment will be in human capital management (HCM) platforms. Before making vendor decisions, most HR leaders will turn to third-party evaluations, like analyst assessments and peer rev...

Tips to Make the Most of Working Remotely

26 March, 2020

Estimated time to read: 1 minute, 45 seconds

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As a result of the COVID-19 situation, millions of U.S.-based workers are now remote and may not know how to best manage their time and resources. Whether you’re a first-time remote worker or you’ve been working from home for years, you can always improve your processes. Follow these t...

What is the Role and Purpose of a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee?

13 November, 2020

Estimated time to read: 1 minute, 45 seconds

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Business leaders looking to make strides toward a more diverse and inclusive workplace can establish actionable goals and evaluate progress by forming a diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) council or committee. But what is the purpose of a DE&I committee? Here’s a brief overview of...

If Not Now, When? Using the COVID-19 Relief Bill for Cloud Readiness in HR.

02 February, 2021

Estimated time to read: 3 minutes, 45 seconds

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Amid 5,500 pages, the lines on page 2,046 in the updated COVID-19 Relief Bill about technology are easy to miss. Missing out on the opportunities those lines afford, however, would be a mistake. This is particularly true for HR and payroll departments struggling with manual processes or myriad error...

The Future Calls for Three Skills – Do You Have What It Takes?

10 April, 2019

Estimated time to read: 1 minute, 45 seconds

It’s 2019 and technology is revolutionizing our industry. Many technological changes bring about new skills that are needed to handle the path we are traveling. Will you choose success or failure? Your skills, and the skills of your employees, will ultimately determine your path. So what skil...

The Power of Social Recruiting for Recruiters

24 November, 2015

Estimated time to read: 3 minutes

Social media has greatly impacted the way companies conduct business in all areas. Not only is social media becoming a customary method for marketing, job recruiters are also turning to these online networks to research candidates.   This method of screening has multiple names: social recruit...

How to improve candidate experience: Best practices for 2020

10 March, 2020

Estimated time to read: 1 minute, 45 seconds

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Consider the following stats on job searches: 62% of jobseekers say they want the entire application and hiring process to take less than two weeks. 88% of candidates are “worried” or “extremely worried” that hiring algorithms determine their fate. 73% of candidates sa...

Top Six Benefit Trends for 2016

12 January, 2016

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes

As 2015 has come and gone, most people are looking ahead to what 2016 will bring. Whether their resolutions include personal health, professional growth, or time with loved ones, chances are good that the benefits they receive at work will be important to at least one of the goals. Check out some of...

6 Benefits of a Culturally Diverse Workplace

01 February, 2021

Estimated time to read: 1 minute, 45 seconds

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To develop a culturally diverse workplace, leadership teams need to bring together people from a wide variety of backgrounds and demographics and enable them to work together in a welcoming and supportive environment.  Since most workplaces aren’t inherently set up to support this type o...

4 health and safety considerations to make when returning to work after COVID-19

02 June, 2020

Estimated time to read: 1 minute, 45 seconds

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Extract: As businesses reopen their doors, there are numerous considerations to make to ensure a safe working environment for employees.leadership. Guidelines for lifting lockdown orders have been issued, giving companies a look into what reopening their offices might look like. However, for man...

Managing Stress in Challenging Times

02 April, 2020

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes

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The current situation with the COVID-19 pandemic has created a lot of uncertainty on a global scale. As a result, more people are working remotely and trying to keep with the ever-changing updates that come along with the pandemic. Schools across the nation have closed indefinitely, leaving parents...

Improving Your Webinars for Better Results

05 May, 2020

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes, 45 seconds

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Webinars have always been a good way to get information to a group in a quick, efficient manner. In fact, over 60% of marketers use webinars as part of their strategy for content marketing.* In the current atmosphere, webinars are even more crucial as in-person meetings and events have been cancel...

Three Tips to Get Compliant with New Overtime Requirements

12 November, 2019

Estimated time to read: 1 minute, 30 seconds

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On September 24, 2019, the Department of Labor announced a final rule that updates the thresholds for executive, administrative, and professional employees under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The changes are slated to go into effect on January 1, 2020. These modifications to the FLSA are expe...

Generation Z in the workforce: What do they really want from HR?

15 September, 2020

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes

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The oldest members of Generation Z are turning 23 this year. By this point, some may have completed college with a few internships or part-time jobs under their belts. As this up-and-coming generation enters the workforce, HR leaders will need to know how to successfully recruit and retain Gen Z emp...

2020 HR changes: Payroll, labor, regulations and more

19 December, 2019

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes

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As we enter the second decade of the second millennium, it’s clear that business practices have come a long way. In 2020, numerous changes - legal, cultural and otherwise - are expected to reshape how the human resources department operates. Below, we’ve outlined several recent devel...

IRS Issues Form 941 Filing Guidance

02 February, 2015

Estimated time to read: 1 minute, 15 seconds

In order to reduce the burden on employers to file and report on the retroactive increased exclusion for 2014 transit benefits ($130 to $250), the IRS released Notice 2015-2 that explains how employers can correct FICA tax overpayments and report proper amounts on Forms 941 and the W-2.  Althou...

How to conduct virtual interviews

28 July, 2020

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes

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Extract: Virtual interviews are beneficial during many situations, including our current situation. Here are answers to common questions companies have when trying this technique out for the first time. It’s indisputable that virtual interviews are helpful during the novel coronavirus outbrea...

isolved HCM Announces Acquisition of AmCheck

17 September, 2018

Estimated time to read: 15 seconds

Charlotte, NC — September 17, 2018 iSolved HCM, a leading provider of human capital management (HCM) solutions has announced the acquisition of AmCheck, a provider of payroll services with offices across the nation. This new partnership is a mutually beneficial advancement of the close relati...

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 HR can rethink compliance training

25 August, 2020

Estimated time to read: 15 seconds

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Compliance training is a challenging area for many HR departments, yet it’s something that a business can’t afford to get wrong. Learn how to rethink this process at your organization with helpful tips that help your HR department utilize a learning management system to foster employee e...

Five things to know about Dependent Care FSA

05 May, 2015  |  1 Comments

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes

Many employers offer Dependent Care in conjunction with their Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) to help employees save money on dependent care expenses.  Contributions to the Dependent Care account are made with pre-tax dollars, resulting in paying fewer taxes, increasing take-home pay and savin...

Compliance Corner: Q&A on EEO-1 Reporting Requirements

26 February, 2021

Estimated time to read: 3 minutes, 15 seconds

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Business growth is always welcomed, but it typically comes with added responsibilities –especially those related to ensuring compliance with employee-related laws and regulations. In this month’s Compliance Corner blog, isolved People Services HR Consultant Rachel Barr is answering comm...

The Rehiring Process, Explained: How to Bring Back Employees After the Pandemic

30 June, 2020

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes

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Extract: As sections of the country open up for business, companies will have to decide how, when and who to rehire after furloughs and layoffs. The coronavirus pandemic led many employers to reduce their staff to save money. The Paycheck Protection Program was created by the U.S. government to pro...