Three Key 2016 Compliance Concerns Driven by 2015 Policy Actions

09 February, 2016  |  6 Comments

Estimated time to read: 1 minute, 45 seconds

Three very different hot-button HR concerns in 2016 have one thing in common: All three were catapulted into prominence as a result of legal or political actions taken late last year—actions that employers may have overlooked at the time. Here’s a closer look at each one. Paid Sick Leave 2016 is sh...

Bad Weather and Pay Practices: Should workers be paid if they can’t report for work in a storm?

26 January, 2016

Estimated time to read: 1 minute, 30 seconds

Bad Weather and Pay Practices: Should workers be paid if they can’t report for work in a storm? Severe weather can have businesses grappling with two crucial questions: Should we close our doors? And, should we pay our employees if they can’t safely make it in to work? Under the Fair Labor Standar...

What’s so hot about mobile for employees? 4 big things!

09 June, 2015

Estimated time to read: 1 minute, 15 seconds

The majority of today’s workforce is already using mobile technology, as close to 78 percent of American adults are regularly operating some kind of mobile device to learn, have fun and get things done. Instant access to information provides the capability to access and manage work-related tasks fro...

Promote Yourself: 5 Key Ways to Stand Out at Work

07 June, 2016

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes, 45 seconds

Competition in the workplace is stiff. In order to get that promotion you are looking at (or sometimes, even just to survive employment cuts), you need to stand out from the crowd. Getting the job done and staying out of trouble really isn’t enough. Standing out and getting noticed are the keys to s...

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...

The 5 Best Ways to Maximize Productivity

19 July, 2016

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes, 30 seconds

For employers, time is money. As a result, organizations need their employees to be as efficient and productive as possible. In their quest to increase productivity, many employers fall into the trap of pressuring their employees to work harder and faster. However, adding pressure to a workforce do...

How to Maximize Employee Benefits While Minimizing Cost

15 September, 2015

Estimated time to read: 4 minutes, 15 seconds

In an age of doing more with less, it’s easy to assume that cutting employee benefits will lead to greater profit margins. But more and more studies seem to suggest that simply isn’t the case. The logic: Overall job satisfaction rates are higher among employees who have a good understanding of all...

What’s your company’s BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) policy?

01 September, 2015

Estimated time to read: 1 minute, 45 seconds

Should employees be allowed to use their own smart phones, tablets and laptop computers at the office? What type of guidelines or restrictions should there be, especially concerning utilization of company resources and transmission of information from/to these personal mobile devices? How much remot...

Compliance Corner: Baby Boomers Exiting the Workforce: How HR Should Prepare

31 May, 2023

Estimated time to read: 3 minutes

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As the Baby Boomer generation begins to head toward retirement, a massive change is heading to workplaces across the country. In this month’s Compliance Corner, we hear from isolved’s HR Services Manager Rachel Barr to discuss the implications of this generational shift. Has the mass workplace exodu...

5 Ways Morning People Achieve More Success

29 March, 2016

Estimated time to read: 3 minutes

"Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise" is a saying we’ve all heard a thousand times over the years. But as it turns out, Benjamin Franklin may have actually been on to something. It is likely that you very well know which side of sleeping schedules you fall o...

Compliance Changes Across America: What You Need to Know

05 December, 2022

Estimated time to read: 1 minute, 30 seconds

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We’re (somehow) already through the year 2022. The end of the year is a hectic time for everyone—HR teams especially. Anyone that has spent time in the HR field knows the drill by now: with each passing year comes new legal updates and compliance requirements. With an already frenetic schedule in pl...

Where People Heroes Grow (And You Can Too)

16 May, 2023

Estimated time to read: 3 minutes, 15 seconds

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Have you seen the movie “The Field of Dreams”? It’s the baseball one with Kevin Costner – a classic really (the movie and Costner!). There’s the famous line, “If you build it, they will come.” It’s the mentality we had (and hoped for) when launching the People Heroes Community back in the spring of...

Understand the Needs and Interest of Millennial Employees

13 October, 2015

Estimated time to read: 4 minutes

For several years now Gen Zers, aka Millennials (those born between the mid 1980s and early 2000s), have been dubbed “the worst generation.” They have been labeled with character traits such as lazy, needy, entitled, unwilling to work hard, and disrespectful. These are some harsh accusations and are...

HR Effects of Same-sex Marriage Legalization

08 September, 2015

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes, 15 seconds

Now that the U.S. Supreme Court has legalized same-sex marriage throughout the country, employers need to be aware of the effects on employment laws and regulations. The June 26, 2015, decision in the Obergefell v. Hodges case specifically ruled that the denial of marriage licenses and recognition t...

Home Health Care Organization Modernizes HR with One Solution

30 September, 2022

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes, 45 seconds

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The pandemic had a tremendous effect on businesses around the globe. With people working from home and needing access to information from anywhere, it forced organizations to switch from antiquated ways of managing their business to a more modernized approach. Friends Life Care Partners (FLCP) exper...

Prioritizing Great Employee Experience? Invest in HCM Tech.

13 February, 2023

Estimated time to read: 1 minute, 30 seconds

Payroll, engagement and learning management are the HR activities that could use the most improvement this year according to a survey of nearly 1,000 full-time employees. One way HR leaders can improve in these areas is with a comprehensive human capital management (HCM) platform that connects the e...

Analytics, AI and Awesome HR Outcomes

27 June, 2023

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes

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Thirty-two percent of businesses plan to invest in HR analytics this year according to a recent survey of more than 500 HR leaders. These investment dollars can be used to ensure HR teams have access to data that enables them to respond quicker to the changing needs of their organization and its emp...

Follow These 3 Easy Steps for Better Work Life Balance

05 April, 2016

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes, 30 seconds

While scrolling through Instagram, Twitter and other social media sites, it is easy to think that everyone around you has attained the elusive work-life balance. You see that crisp photograph of the immaculate living room, kids playing on the floor as the parents sit down with a cup of coffee. The...

Why Applicant Tracking Equals Attracting Better Talent

29 March, 2023

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes

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First impressions matter—and there are no do-overs. Conventional wisdom has typically held that the candidate for a job is in the hot seat and needs to dazzle their potential new employer. But, in a tightening job market that places a premium on top talent, the tables have turned.   For organiz...

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...

Technical Textile Manufacturer Modernizes HR Processes

22 June, 2022

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes

Customer Success Story: SAERTEX

Keeping track of employee benefits and payroll with paper processes can be extremely inefficient – especially when managing a workforce made up of hundreds of employees. However, modernizing processes can also seem like a tall task, prompting concerns about how smooth the transition will be and how...

50 State Legal Update—A Mid-Year Check In

12 June, 2023

Estimated time to read: 1 minute, 30 seconds

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As we near the halfway point for 2023, it’s safe to say state legislatures across the country have been busy. The passage of laws has been so fast and furious, in fact, that it’s tremendously difficult for HR leaders and teams to keep pace (and keep compliant). We recently conducted a mid-year legal...

HCM vs. HRIS: Demystifying the differences

29 September, 2020

Estimated time to read: 1 minute, 45 seconds

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When you’re putting together your HR tech stack, you’ll probably find yourself wondering about the differences between a human capital management (HCM) system and a human resource information system (HRIS).  The terms are often used interchangeably, but there are some key differenc...

3 Reasons to Automate Open Enrollment with an Intelligently Connected Platform

24 July, 2023

Estimated time to read: 1 minute, 30 seconds

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Of all the reasons to invest in an intelligently connected human capital management (HCM) platform, open enrollment might be the most relatable. After all, the process can be a significant source of stress for employers and employees alike. It’s time-consuming and tedious, but it’s essential to your...

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...

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