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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...

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...

3 Steps to Better Intern Management

17 May, 2016

Estimated time to read: 3 minutes, 30 seconds

Internships are phenomenal opportunities for students to gain real-world insight into industry careers. Internships are coveted by employers due to minimizing financial expenses from wages and benefits while maximizing employee output. Internships are typically unpaid in terms of traditional reimbur...

TAMRA: Four Important Guidelines to COBRA Compliance

12 May, 2015

Estimated time to read: 1 minute, 15 seconds

In late 1988, Congress passed TAMRA (Technical and Miscellaneous Revenue Act of 1988) which provided guidelines for judging an employer’s COBRA compliance. By meeting the TAMRA guidelines beforehand, an employer stands a strong chance of being judged in a favorable light by the IRS, thus potentially...

Updating Plan Documents Often Overlooked

17 February, 2015

Estimated time to read: 1 minute, 30 seconds

New benefit plans for 2015.  Check.  Open enrollment.  Check.  Updating payroll deductions.  Check.  Plan for ACA compliance and reporting.  Check.  Updating plan documents.  Che … wait, what? In the frenzy of open enrollment and year-end, it’s easy to overlook the plan documents that make your pla...

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...

APA and Others Tell Congress: “Don’t SOC it to us!”

25 August, 2015

Estimated time to read: 1 minute

The American Payroll Association (APA) joined 60 other organizations in a letter formally objecting to new employer reporting requirements being considered by Congress. Dated June 9, 2015, the letter was delivered by the Strategic Services on Unemployment & Workers’ Compensation (UWC) to the Cha...

Where’s the Process? ACA-style

30 June, 2015  |  2 Comments

Estimated time to read: 1 minute, 45 seconds

You remember the question from the Wendy’s commercial in the 80’s, don’t you?  Where’s the beef?  It has been stuck in our head for decades.  Now that the deadline for the ACA IRS reporting is looming, everyone seems to be asking “Where’s the process?”  It may or may not have occurred to the IRS tha...

How to Make the Most of Your Data

22 January, 2019

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes, 45 seconds

We are living in the golden age of information and technology. At the touch of a button, you can have the answer to any of your questions answered instantly. There is an app for everything and a solution to every problem. With such technological advancements as we've seen in the past few decades...

The New Overtime Rule: What It Requires, Whom It Affects

28 June, 2016

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes

The Labor Department’s new overtime rule—released in May and scheduled to take effect on Dec. 1—extends the Fair Labor Standards Act’s protections to most salaried workers who earn less than $47,476 a year ($913 a week). The move will expand FLSA coverage to an estimated 4.2 million workers who earn...

No Doubt FLSA Lawsuits are on the Rise – What to Watch for in 2015

10 February, 2015

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes

Prior to the year 2000, the average number of Federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) lawsuits hovered near 1,500 cases annually.  Since that time, we have seen a fairly dramatic increase to over 7,000 lawsuits in 2012 alone.  The millions of dollars in penalties continue to pile up, and the list of...

isolved Launches Employee Navigator Integration to Help Employers Navigate Benefits & Payroll

12 January, 2021

Estimated time to read: 1 minute, 30 seconds

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isolved and Employee Navigator have teamed up to help companies, of any size, in any industry, improve their data accuracy, eliminate dual data entry and increase efficiencies – capabilities that have never been more important. The partnership is a bi-directional (360) API integration already...

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...

How to Use Candidate Feedback to Refine Your Hiring Process

27 December, 2018

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes, 45 seconds

The hiring process can be complicated and frustrating for many human resource departments. You can do your best to make the process as seamless as possible and still find that you’re missing the mark. While there are many resources out there to help you refine the process, the best source of i...

Q&A: PPP Loans and Investing in HCM Technology

25 February, 2021

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes, 15 seconds

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At the end of 2020, Congress passed a COVID-19 relief package that included $284 billion in additional funding for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) along with new provisions allowing businesses to utilize PPP funds for technology improvements.* This provides a big opportunity for business owne...

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...

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...

Please prove your ACA coverage — you have 20 seconds to comply!

23 June, 2015

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) employer mandates and deadlines may not be as severe and scary as the famous haywire robot test scene in RoboCop, but aspects of the law are putting plenty of fear into those who have been paying attention to its implementation requirements. Repercussions can be much wo...

Six Reasons why HCM Technology is Taking off

02 December, 2014  |  2 Comments

Estimated time to read: 1 minute, 45 seconds

Nucleus Research, a company that evaluates technology ROI, recently published some interesting results about HCM technology implementation. The 42 case studies included companies from a wide range of industries and organization sizes. Some findings: For each $1.00 spent, HCM technology returns an...

Have you Checked Your Year-end List?

11 November, 2014

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes, 15 seconds

Some of us make lists for everything – spring cleaning, errands, groceries and daily tasks. There's one list that HR, payroll and benefit professionals should definitely have – their year-end requirements.   Here are some items that should be on that list:   General...

How HCM Tech Can Help Your Clients Meet Employee Expectations for Benefit Elections

14 June, 2021

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes

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isolved’s Benefits’ Big Impact on Employee Experience report found that 67 percent of employees say open enrollment is extremely or moderately stressful. This shows that there is a big opportunity for you, as a trusted human resources (HR) business partner, to help your clients improve t...

Can Informal Performance Reviews Lead to Stronger Discrimination Claims?

26 April, 2016

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes

A growing trend across Fortune 500 companies is the move away from annual employee performance evaluations to more frequent, less formal reviews. Accenture, Deloitte and Microsoft are just a few examples of corporations that have completely changed how they conduct performance reviews. It’s estimat...

Five Interview Questions You Didn't Know Were Illegal

23 February, 2016  |  3 Comments

Estimated time to read: 3 minutes, 15 seconds

The point of any interview is to get to know as much as possible about a potential job candidate. Making sure a possible candidate is a good fit for both the position and the company at large does well for all parties involved in the end. The process of determining these factors is usually done thro...

isolved Hire Brings New Opportunities to the Recruitment Process

03 July, 2018

Estimated time to read: 1 minute, 15 seconds

Successful businesses are always expanding, and as a business owner, you need the right skills and resources at your disposal. A strong team of employees is important to your success – especially as you're working to grow your business and achieve your goals. According to research from the...

isolved Delivers All the HCM You Need, Now with Mojo

13 September, 2018

Estimated time to read: 1 minute, 30 seconds

Charlotte, NC — September 13, 2018 iSolved HCM, the software company behind the iSolved human capital management (HCM) platform, unveiled iSolved with Mojo at the HR Tech Conference & Expo in Las Vegas, September 12-14, 2018. iSolved with Mojo is a people-centric solution that delivers a...