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Aligning Technology and People Solutions to Improve Engagement

23 October, 2018

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes

Employee engagement is more than just a buzzword in today's business world. Engagement is an extremely important aspect of operating a business that can impact a number of factors, including turnover rates, employee satisfaction, and organizational performance. The main drivers for establishing...

Employees Recognize isolved as a Great Place to Work

24 May, 2021

Estimated time to read: 4 minutes

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Employee expectations for the workplace are rising, with isolved’s data revealing that 40 percent of full-time employees say that company culture is more important today than it was in the past.  Measuring culture, however, can be difficult. To prove internal engagement efforts are payin...

Reimagining the Company Holiday Party During COVID-19

23 November, 2020

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes

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Historically, company holiday parties have been a great opportunity for employee engagement and boosting morale. But, for many organizations, in-person cocktail receptions, dinners, activities and other outings won’t be possible in 2020 due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.  As the end o...

Telecommuting tips: The go-to business continuity plan during the coronavirus outbreak

20 April, 2020

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes, 15 seconds

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More than 90% of respondents to a Citrix survey said they would work from home more often if they were granted the leeway by their employers to do so. But under normal economic and public health conditions, less than one-third of workers are able to work remotely. The Centers for Disease Control an...

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...

Do You Have the People Insights You Need? Perhaps Your Workplace Should Be Intelligently Connected.

13 July, 2021

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes, 15 seconds

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As consumers, we have little patience for experiences that don’t work the way we expect them to, that aren’t instinctively intuitive. As employees, we’ve always been conditioned to accept the way things are at work – systems that are often outdated, siloed approaches, broken...

ACA Employer Reporting Compliance — Part 2

18 August, 2015

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes, 45 seconds

Part 1 introduced some of the challenges of the reporting requirements. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) requires employers to report information about the offer of health insurance coverage to their employees. Some Applicable Large Employers (ALEs) — defined as those with more than 50 full-time equiv...

4 things HR managers can do right now to change company culture

01 October, 2019

Estimated time to read: 1 minute, 45 seconds

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Company culture is everything. It’s the No. 1 reason why employees leave. But fundamentally transforming company culture can be a Herculean task with no guarantee that any changes you implement will take root or be effective. As such, it’s easy to be discouraged from large-scale changes...

What the 100% COBRA Subsidy Means to SMBs

25 March, 2021

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes, 45 seconds

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The pandemic has taken a toll on businesses across the country – and both employers and employees are feeling the impact. According to isolved data, 55 percent of employers have laid off or furloughed employees over the last year. What’s more, many employees who didn’t lose their j...

With the ACA's individual mandate ruled unconstitutional, what now?

04 February, 2020

Estimated time to read: 1 minute, 45 seconds

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When the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled 2-1 that the Affordable Care Act’s individual mandate was unconstitutional on Dec. 18, 2019, there was a moment of hesitation and uncertainty for employees and employers alike. Would this decision result in the wholesale overturning of the ACA?...

What to Do When Cloud Security Is Compromised

22 November, 2016

Estimated time to read: 1 minute, 30 seconds

A compromised network is a stressful event for any organization. It can feel like a complete loss of control, causing feelings of uncertainty about what to do next. Prepare now for what you’ll do if your company experiences a cloud security breach. Don’t Panic It can be easy to get swept up in the...

Boosting Performance Engagement with an Integrated HCM Platform

14 April, 2021

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes, 15 seconds

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Human resources (HR) has traditionally been considered a back-office operation focused on managing core administrative processes. While HR departments continue to be responsible for enforcing company policies and managing core people processes spanning recruitment to payroll, the HR role within orga...

Evaluating Tech Needs for 2021? isolved Recognized for Best Employee Scheduling Software

23 December, 2020

Estimated time to read: 1 minute, 15 seconds

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Just two months after being recognized for its payroll software, isolved has been named to Digital.com’s “Best Employee Scheduling Software of 2021” list. Digital.com reviewed more than 90 software providers, sourcing authentic user reviews from across the web and analyzing commen...

3 tips for virtual onboarding of new employees

14 July, 2020

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes

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Extract: Virtual onboarding may be new to many companies, but it’s important to get it right for new hires. Here are three tips to help organize your virtual onboarding program. The onboarding process is critical for each new hire’s experience with your company.  Effective onboard...

ACA Employer Reporting Compliance — Part 1

10 August, 2015

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes, 30 seconds

The employer reporting requirements of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) continue to challenge and confuse many of those who must comply.  The law empowers the IRS to verify and enforce that large employers have offered their employees affordable health insurance plans with at least minimal essential co...

isolved Partners with Howard University and the University of Utah to Launch Internship Program

15 October, 2020

Estimated time to read: 45 seconds

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At isolved, inclusion isn’t a buzzword; it’s a mission. isolved is pleased to announce its partnership with the David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah and Howard University to support diversity in the workplace and provide opportunities for students to l...

4 Things to Consider When Choosing a Payroll HCM Service Provider

22 September, 2015  |  2 Comments

Estimated time to read: 3 minutes, 45 seconds

Bookkeeping can be one of the most tedious tasks of running a business. Payroll taxes are ranked as a top financial and administrative burden for business owners according to the 2014 National Small Business Association tax survey.   Outsourcing payroll will help to alleviate some of your bur...

Addressing Talent Acquisition Challenges for Your Financial Institution

19 April, 2021

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes, 45 seconds

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Human resources (HR) departments across industries are facing new challenges when it comes to recruiting and onboarding talent – and financial institutions are no different. In fact, 65 percent of HR leaders working for a financial institution expect recruiting to be more difficult this year a...

New Local Tax Laws Add to a Patchwork of Complications

05 September, 2018

Estimated time to read: 1 minute, 45 seconds

In July 2018, New Jersey became the latest state to pass legislation allowing cities to impose payroll taxes on employers, joining 15 other states that allow local taxing. The New Jersey bill allows municipalities with more than 200,000 residents to impose employer payroll taxes of up to 1 percent...

Attention All Startups: Payroll Information You Can’t Miss

27 October, 2015

Estimated time to read: 3 minutes

Starting a business is exciting. New opportunities abound as you develop your startup, and begin to receive interest from prospective clients. Due to the excitement and busy nature of starting a business, many startup owners overlook one critical aspect of owning a business: how do we manage payroll...

Employee engagement as a content marketing strategy

05 November, 2019

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes, 30 seconds

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How are the cold calls, templated email pitches and paid LinkedIn ads working for you as a marketing strategy? Not so hot, huh? That’s because prospects are sick of stale, generic corporate messaging. Consumers employ ad blockers, adjust their social media feed settings and create email in...

5 Top Payroll Challenges for Home Health Care

12 July, 2021

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes, 15 seconds

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Payroll is something that every business – regardless of size or industry – manages. Despite it being a recurring task, there are still many challenges human resources (HR) departments face that can make the process time consuming and inefficient. In isolved’s Transforming Employe...

Compliance Corner: Q&A on I-9 Forms

26 March, 2021

Estimated time to read: 3 minutes

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There is a list of onboarding activities that must be completed any time a new employee is hired within an organization. One of those activities is filling out the I-9 form.  In this month’s Compliance Corner blog, HR Business Partner for isolved People Services Casey Walters is answerin...

Top 5 Tips for Improving Time Management and Attendance

03 May, 2016

Estimated time to read: 3 minutes

In every office, there are days when everything seems to be flowing smoothly. Productivity and attendance are up and everyone is working together like a well-oiled machine. For some offices, this is a rare occurrence, but it can be the norm with some time management and attendance guidelines for emp...

Ban the Box: What Is It? Who Requires It?

12 April, 2016

Estimated time to read: 1 minute, 45 seconds

As public interest in reducing the U.S. prison population and recidivism rate grows, employers are being pushed to remove the check box on employment applications that asks applicants if they have a criminal record. These “ban-the-box” laws are gaining traction at both the state and local levels. A...