Open enrollment 2021: Preparing for a different kind of benefits selection season

08 September, 2020

Estimated time to read: 1 minute, 45 seconds

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Given the impact of COVID-19, open enrollment 2021 will look a little different than it has during past seasons. Employers will need to adjust in a variety of ways, from going virtual to addressing employees’ new concerns over health care coverage. Here are some best practices for benefits se...

5 Tips to Convince Your Boss to Send You to isolved Connect

23 April, 2019

Estimated time to read: 1 minute, 15 seconds

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iSolved Connect is fast approaching, and your time to save on registration is running out! Early Bird pricing ends on April 30, 2019, so if you want to take advantage of the savings and attend the largest gathering of iSolved users, you need to act fast! Need help convincing your boss to send you t...

DOL Releases Revised FFCRA Regulations Effective Immediately

18 September, 2020

Estimated time to read: 1 minute

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The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) initially enacted by legislation earlier this spring was recently faced with a recent New York supreme court injunction. Effective immediately, the federal Department of Labor has issued revised regulations highlighted below.Definition of Health Ca...

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...

Ghosting in the workplace, and how to prevent it

07 January, 2020

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes, 15 seconds

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Read any online human resources publication and you’ll no doubt see a scary number of headlines lamenting the phenomenon of “ghosting.”  Is it cultural? Generational? Or are your recruitment efforts just that bad?  Let’s examine some of the key elements that def...

How to Earn Employee Loyalty

04 April, 2019

Estimated time to read: 3 minutes

Employee loyalty is a vitally important component to the long-term success of your company. Without it you are likely to see a costly increase in employee turnover rates, as well as a decrease in productivity and efficiency. Your company culture is largely shaped by the way your employees feel abou...

Execute Your Talent Management Strategy to Win

14 July, 2015

Estimated time to read: 1 minute, 15 seconds

Professional sports teams are masters of talent management.  They know how to select the right players for each position, how to evaluate their performance, how to get the most out every player’s strengths and how to improve on their weaknesses.  They keep their players engaged and focused on a sing...

Reconfiguring the workplace for health and safety

21 July, 2020

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes

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Extract: Employers are considering how to enforce social distancing guidelines at work. Here are some of the best practices companies are using. As communities across the country open back up for business, companies must evaluate the best ways to ensure their workers are safe and healthy at work....

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...

Meet isolved’s Chief Marketing Officer, Lina Tonk

28 September, 2022

Estimated time to read: 1 minute, 45 seconds

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isolved is pleased to announce the appointment of Lina Tonk to Chief Marketing Officer. With more than 15 years at isolved, Lina is a long-tenured employee of the organization. She most recently held the position of Senior Vice President, Marketing, overseeing many growth and revenue marketing teams...

Do you Know Your Employee Types?

28 October, 2014

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes, 15 seconds

Prior to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) entering the picture, an employer generally considered a full-time employee as one that worked 40 hours a week and received health benefits, paid time off and perhaps even retirement contributions.  The ACA has required applying a new meaning not only to full-t...

3 Ways Benefits Can Help You Land (and Keep) Top Talent

07 July, 2022

Estimated time to read: 1 minute, 30 seconds

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Benefits are an important factor in attracting and retaining employees.   Oftentimes, benefits packages include health insurance, retirement plans like 401(k)s and paid time off (PTO). Perks like tuition reimbursement, pet insurance and employee lifestyle discounts, however, can give employers...

How Givful Moves Corporate Values Off the Wall with Purpose

12 April, 2021

Estimated time to read: 1 minute, 45 seconds

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There’s no shortage of words to choose from when determining your organization’s corporate values – credible, confident, courteous – and no doubt leaders have the best of intentions when selecting them. Today’s employee, however, wants more than promises of values or vi...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Harnessing the Full Power of isolved People Cloud

05 March, 2021

Estimated time to read: 1 minute

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Seventy percent of human resources (HR) leaders currently use a human capital management (HCM) platform according to data from isolved’s Transforming Employee Experience report. However, more than half are considering switching their HCM platform within the next year. For those looking to make...

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...

Three Cities Where Offering Commuter Benefits is the Law

09 March, 2016

Estimated time to read: 1 minute, 30 seconds

About 2.7 million U.S. workers receive pre-tax commuter benefits from their employers through an IRS Section 132 plan. At the federal level, legislation passed in late 2015 that established equal tax-free limits for transit passes, van-pool benefits and parking benefits, retroactive to January 1, 20...

7 Vital Criteria for Hiring a COBRA Administrator

16 June, 2015

Estimated time to read: 1 minute, 15 seconds

Few people know what the acronym COBRA actually stands for, but most know basically what it does.  From Wikipedia:  The Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1985 (or COBRA) is a law passed by the U.S. Congress on a reconciliation basis and signed by President Ronald Reagan that, among o...

What to Expect at isolved Connect

26 August, 2022

Estimated time to read: 1 minute, 15 seconds

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It seems like yesterday we were in Miami for isolved Connect 2021. Well the time is here for isolved Connect 2022! Planning on joining us in Nashville? We can’t wait!  Here’s how you can maximize your time with us in Music City this September… A Jampacked (and Fun-Filled!) Agenda The isolved te...

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...

State by State: Managing HR Specifics Across Industries

18 January, 2021

Estimated time to read: 3 minutes

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The daily to-do list for a human resources (HR) team can be quite long – from taking care of routine tasks like payroll to executing long-term strategies that can boost employee engagement and culture. For businesses that span multiple states, this to-do list becomes even longer and more compl...

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