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What is Servant Leadership and How Can it Impact Your Team?

19 February, 2019

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes, 15 seconds

It's likely you've heard of other types of leadership – authoritarian, democratic, transformational – and while they are all quite different, they do have one thing in common. They all have a massive impact on company culture. Determining the style of leader that you would like t...

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...

Why Organizational Empathy Is Needed Now More Than Ever

27 May, 2020

Estimated time to read: 1 minute, 45 seconds

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Extract: During this period of uneasiness and uncertainty, it’s more important than ever for managers to use empathy in their leadership. The global pandemic has affected everyone, and every business. Change is hard for most people, and the world is currently experiencing a great deal of i...

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...

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...

Does the QB have COBRA coverage?

07 October, 2014

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes, 15 seconds

Does the QB have COBRA coverage? There are times in life when you just have to wait. The period between a loss of coverage due to a COBRA qualifying event and the COBRA payment is such an example. COBRA provides a 44-day time frame for the employer/plan administrator to send an election notice. Th...

BREAKING NEWS: U.S. District Court Granted Preliminary Injunction on FLSA Overtime Rule

23 November, 2016

Estimated time to read: 30 seconds

Less than two weeks before the FLSA overtime new rule was slated to go into effect, a federal judge at the U.S. District Court in Texas blocked the policy. Judge Amos L. Mazzant III issued the surprising decision on Tuesday after 21 states and a long list of businesses filed lawsuits that would chal...

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...

Employee Wellness Helps Keep Companies Fit

19 May, 2015

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes, 30 seconds

Employee wellness is much more than a workplace buzz phrase. Companies have been discovering the multiple advantages of helping their employees take important steps toward maintaining optimum physical and mental health. As the programs have become more popular, governmental oversight has been sought...

State Minimum Wage, Paid Sick Leave, and Tax Changes to Expect in 2019

08 January, 2019

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes, 15 seconds

As we head into 2019, more states and localities have announced changes to their minimum wage rates. Here’s a rundown of the latest developments. States: Alaska: $9.89 (from $9.84), effective Jan. 1, 2019. Arkansas: $9.25 (from $8.50), effective Jan. 1, 2019. The minimum wage will increas...

Three Year-End Strategies to Maximize Health Benefits

01 December, 2015

Estimated time to read: 1 minute, 30 seconds

As the year comes to an end, many people are considering how they can maximize their health benefits before a new plan year begins. Schedule a Dental Check-Up If you have avoided seeing your dentist all year, the final months mark a good time to make that happen. Many dental plans work differently...

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...

The Importance of a PEO During a Business Crisis

20 November, 2020

Estimated time to read: 1 minute, 45 seconds

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You don’t need to read the news to know that times are tough. Given the challenging situation caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, companies across virtually all sectors have scrambled to develop suitable responses in an effort to stay afloat.  As uncertainty continues to loom, many companie...

Four-Day Thanksgiving Holiday Is Workplace Tradition, Survey Finds

20 November, 2018

Estimated time to read: 1 minute, 45 seconds

Thanksgiving Day, the fourth Thursday in November, has been an American tradition since before the nation was founded. The first settlers feasted on various dates in the fall to celebrate the harvest before buckling down for the hard winters. George Washington proclaimed there should be a National T...

Don’t get Snake bit by COBRA!

28 April, 2015

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes, 15 seconds

The Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA) requires that former employees be able to continue participating in the company’s health insurance coverage for a specific length of time. Some employers may think their obligations end when the employee leaves, but believing this may be as...

Does your time and attendance system have you trapped in a maze?

22 July, 2015

Estimated time to read: 45 seconds

There’s no argument that data drives your business.  If you were to share a diagram of the numerous systems your data is entered, housed and retrieved, would it look clean and precise or more like maze with no exit in sight?  Numerous interfaces make data collection time-consuming, difficult to coll...

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...

IRS Issues Notice on Employer Payment Plan; DOL Issues Same-sex FMLA Regulations

24 February, 2015

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes

What seems right one day, may be wrong the next.  If you answered a question early last week regarding employer payment plans or whether a legal same-sex spouse is recognized under FMLA, your answer could be different today. On February 18, 2015, the IRS released Notice 2015-17 that addressed five...

The Increasing Popularity of Biometric Time and Attendance Systems

20 January, 2015  |  2 Comments

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes, 30 seconds

Biometrics has been all the rage for the past few years. From time clocks to sophisticated security systems, some type of biometric device is often involved.  In time and attendance systems, utilizing biometrics helps reduce fraud, frequently referred to as buddy punching.  You might be ab...

5 Tips for Easier Payroll Processing

02 September, 2014  |  1 Comments

Estimated time to read: 1 minute, 15 seconds

Think about all the different tasks that an employer has to accomplish to keep their business running. That task list is very long and undoubtedly includes payroll. While many employees may not recognize the work and depth of payroll processing, those who issue paychecks have a very good idea of all...

Overtime and Fluctuating Workweeks

16 June, 2020

Estimated time to read: 1 minute

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The U.S. Department of Labor published its revised rule, Fluctuating Workweek Method of Computing Overtime in the Federal Register on June 8, 2020. This final rule, effective August 7, 2020, clarifies, under certain circumstances, employers can use the Fair Labor Standard Act’s fluctuating wor...

Paid Sick Leave Is Now the Law in 10 States; New Jersey Is the Latest to Switch

05 June, 2018

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes, 45 seconds

One in five U.S. states now require private-sector employers to provide paid sick leave to their employees. On May 2, New Jersey joined nine states and the District of Columbia in making paid sick leave mandatory. The law takes effect Oct. 29, and is expected to provide paid sick leave to 1.2 milli...

A great place to work and grow in Salt Lake City: isolved

22 June, 2017

Estimated time to read: 45 seconds

With a growing user base now surpassing 3 million, iSolved HCM has made impressive strides in the human capital management (HCM) technology industry. iSolved HCM has proudly received several awards and accolades for its office design, impressive tech, and innovative leadership. Led by a strong team...

What’s Holding Your Team Back and How to Move Past It

19 March, 2019

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes, 30 seconds

As a company leader, perhaps one of your greatest responsibilities is keeping your team on the path to success. You do this by setting goals, keeping the lines of communication open, reviewing progress and motivating each employee to do his or her best work. But sometimes, despite your best efforts,...

Telehealth can be the right call for cost-conscious employers—if HIPAA standards are met

14 June, 2016

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes

Telehealth—an alternate means of providing medical services by phone or video consultations, email, remote passive monitoring services or the electronic transmittal of medical information—has been around for years, but it is fast becoming a medical service option provided by employers as an alternat...