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3 Considerations for the Future of Work

21 June, 2021

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes, 15 seconds

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There are many lessons that business leaders have gleaned from the pandemic, but perhaps the most important is the need for their enterprises to be prepared for the future – even when the future is uncertain. To prepare for the future, today, it is essential to invest in technology that is ag...

5 Business Benefits of Social-Good Programs

15 June, 2021

Estimated time to read: 1 minute, 45 seconds

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Efforts to boost employee experience are at an all-time high for the majority of organizations. After all, a better experience can lead to a better culture, which can have a ripple effect throughout an organization. To improve experience, it is important for business leaders to be aware of what the...

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...

Compliance Corner: Q&A on FMLA

28 May, 2021

Estimated time to read: 3 minutes

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There are many employee-specific laws and regulations that employers need to be aware of – ranging in scope from EEO-1 reporting to processing I-9 forms and much more. Every month, isolved’s People Services team tackles topics like these in a Compliance Corner Q&A. This month, HR Bu...

What is Holding Back Your HR Department from Being Digitally Mature?

26 May, 2021

Estimated time to read: 3 minutes, 30 seconds

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Many businesses accelerated digital investments over the last year, with much of the focus going toward human resources (HR) technology that helped to keep employees connected, engaged and productive in virtual settings. Technology investments, however, don’t always correlate to an advancement...

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...

Connect Speaker Spotlight: Analyst Brent Skinner Talks Concrete & Abstract HR

19 May, 2021

Estimated time to read: 3 minutes

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When isolved surveyed 500 HR leaders earlier this year, 92 percent said that employee experience (EX) is a top priority for them in 2021. After all, investing in the communications and capabilities (often digital) that an employee has with their employer before, during and after their tenure can&rsq...

9 Employee Engagement Tips for Engineers

17 May, 2021

Estimated time to read: 3 minutes, 30 seconds

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Employee experience (EX) is a priority for 94 percent of HR leaders in the construction and engineering industry according to data from isolved’s Transforming Employee Experience report. The top reasons why? 1) To improve employee retention; 2) The remote work environment; and 3) Because emplo...

Prioritizing the Employee Experience for Gig Workers

12 May, 2021

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes

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Employee experience (EX) is a priority for 92 percent of organizations this year, and there’s good reason. Research shows that businesses that invest in EX have more than four times the profit and two times the revenue than companies that don’t. When prioritizing EX, many business leade...

Don’t Let Good Candidates Get Lost in the Crowd

05 May, 2021

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes, 30 seconds

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Putting Diversity, Equity and Inclusion to Work in Finding New Talent   Diversity, equity and inclusion—commonly referred to as DE&I—has taken center stage in the workplace. Now more than ever, employers should actively strive to create meaningful change in hiring practices de...

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...