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Compliance Corner: Q&A on COVID-19 Vaccines and What HR Should Know

30 April, 2021

Estimated time to read: 4 minutes

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With all U.S. adults eligible for COVID-19 vaccines, many employers are getting ready for a new normal but are still unsure of what the future of work will look like.  In this month’s Compliance Corner blog, isolved People Services HR Consultant Rachel Barr is answering common questions...

Why HR Technology Has Never Made More Sense

28 April, 2021

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes, 15 seconds

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Raise your hand if you feel both exhausted and optimistic. You’re not alone. The pandemic wreaked havoc on the business world. By upending strategic plans and the concept of business strategy, the resilience of organizations was repeatedly tested. To maintain some semblance of well, organizat...

Approaching Return to Office with a Modern Mindset

26 April, 2021

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes, 15 seconds

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Right now, here in the US, “return to work” conversations are happening in every industry, but the phrasing being used doesn’t paint an accurate picture of remote work throughout the pandemic. Despite not being in an office, remote employees have, of course, been working since the...

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...

Let’s Connect, In-Person and In New Ways

16 April, 2021

Estimated time to read: 1 minute, 45 seconds

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The world of work has changed forever. While isolved People Cloud anticipates and invests in the future of work to meet our customers’ demands today and tomorrow, we wanted to reimagine how we connect with our customers and partners in light of how much has changed since we last saw each other...

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...

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...

Spring into WOTC Tax Savings: Unearthing and Onboarding WOTC Qualified Candidates

07 April, 2021

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes, 30 seconds

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Spring is a season that symbolizes transition. The sun begins to shine more brightly, animals emerge from their winter dwellings, and plants begin to “spring” into bloom. Spring can also mean new opportunities for workers who have consistently faced significant barriers in finding jobs.&...

isolved Technology Recognized for Excellence in 15 HR Software Categories

30 March, 2021

Estimated time to read: 1 minute, 45 seconds

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The majority of human resources (HR) departments are receiving budget increases this year and the top technology investment will be in human capital management (HCM) platforms. Before making vendor decisions, most HR leaders will turn to third-party evaluations, like analyst assessments and peer rev...

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...

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...

3 Ways HR Consultants Can Meet Client Expectations

24 March, 2021

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes

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Client retention is a top priority for human resources (HR) and financial consultants, brokers and advisors. After all, it is almost always more cost effective to protect one’s current book of business rather than acquiring an entirely new client base. But what is the best way to retain client...

People Management Must-Haves for Manufacturing

15 March, 2021

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes, 15 seconds

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Fifty-seven percent of human resources (HR) departments in the manufacturing industry are receiving budget increases this year according to data from isolved’s Transforming Employee Experience report. While there is a long list of technology that HR leaders plan to invest in, one thing is clea...

Tips for Reducing New Employee Turnover

10 March, 2021

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes, 45 seconds

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Bringing a team member onboard is always exciting because new talent comes with a fresh new perspective and ideas that can help drive business success. Unfortunately, new hires don’t always pan out the way employers hope. In fact, the  Work Institute’s 2020 Retention Report found t...

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...

5 Benefits of Gender Diversity in the Workplace

01 March, 2021

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes, 15 seconds

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The effects of COVID-19 are far-reaching – with the pandemic even having an impact on gender equality in the workplace. Research from McKinsey reveals that women’s jobs have been 1.8 times more vulnerable to the crisis than men’s jobs. In fact, even though women only make up 39 pe...

Compliance Corner: Q&A on EEO-1 Reporting Requirements

26 February, 2021

Estimated time to read: 3 minutes, 15 seconds

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Business growth is always welcomed, but it typically comes with added responsibilities –especially those related to ensuring compliance with employee-related laws and regulations. In this month’s Compliance Corner blog, isolved People Services HR Consultant Rachel Barr is answering comm...

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...

4 Tips for Filling Your Referral Funnel

24 February, 2021

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes, 30 seconds

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Eighty-seven percent of recruiters say that the top way to boost referrals is through better employee engagement. But in many cases, there’s a referral gap. A survey by isolved found 30 percent of employees are unaware of open positions to refer candidates to, and 30 percent aren’t incen...

How to Have Difficult Conversations with Underperforming Employees in Retail and Hospitality

22 February, 2021

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes

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Addressing concerns with underperforming employees has always been difficult, but these conversations need to be approached even more cautiously (and strategically) when workforces are already feeling unstable as a result of the pandemic. Especially in industries that have been hit particularly hard...

Simplifying Benefits Management: isolved Recognized for Best Benefits Administration Software

17 February, 2021

Estimated time to read: 1 minute

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isolved has been recognized for the way it helps HR teams simplify benefits management, with acknowledgement from Digital.com as one of the “Best Benefits Administration Software of 2021.” This comes just months after receiving recognition for our employee scheduling and payroll solutio...

What Are the Biggest Human Resource Management Opportunities in Healthcare?

10 February, 2021

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes, 15 seconds

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There are big expectations for 2021. Not only in terms of getting the pandemic under control, but also in terms of getting everyday life back to some sense of normalcy – both in a personal and professional capacity. Before things can get back to normal (or a “new normal”), busines...

If Not Now, When? Using the COVID-19 Relief Bill for Cloud Readiness in HR.

02 February, 2021

Estimated time to read: 3 minutes, 45 seconds

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Amid 5,500 pages, the lines on page 2,046 in the updated COVID-19 Relief Bill about technology are easy to miss. Missing out on the opportunities those lines afford, however, would be a mistake. This is particularly true for HR and payroll departments struggling with manual processes or myriad error...

6 Benefits of a Culturally Diverse Workplace

01 February, 2021

Estimated time to read: 1 minute, 45 seconds

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To develop a culturally diverse workplace, leadership teams need to bring together people from a wide variety of backgrounds and demographics and enable them to work together in a welcoming and supportive environment.  Since most workplaces aren’t inherently set up to support this type o...

Compliance Corner: Q&A on Labor Law Posters

29 January, 2021

Estimated time to read: 1 minute, 30 seconds

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The pandemic may have changed a lot of things about the way employers conduct business, but one thing that has not changed is the requirement to display up-to-date labor law posters. In this month’s Compliance Corner blog, isolved People Services Manager Stephanie Lewerke is answering common...