5 Core HR Opportunities for Wholesalers

11 August, 2021

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes, 15 seconds

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Running a wholesale business comes with many challenges but managing core human resources (HR) responsibilities shouldn’t be one of them.  Fundamental functions like recruitment, scheduling, payroll and benefits need to be completed efficiently and accurately while also providing a good...

Q&A: What to Know about Dependent Care FSAs and Returning to the Classroom

04 August, 2021

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes, 45 seconds

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The new school year is right around the corner, which means that parents are busy purchasing supplies and making care arrangements for their children. Those with a dependent care flexible spending account (FSA) may be wondering if any of their funds can be used on things like tuition, day care or ev...

How HCM Tech Can Bridge the Workplace Generational Gap

02 August, 2021

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes, 45 seconds

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Generational diversity can strengthen workplace productivity and foster a unique environment of ideation and collaboration – but it can also come with its fair share of challenges due to the different set of expectations for the workplace from Baby Boomers, Gen X, Millennials and Gen Z. To me...

Compliance Corner: Q&A on 1099 vs. W-2 Tax Forms

30 July, 2021

Estimated time to read: 3 minutes, 15 seconds

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Employers are required to issue tax forms to their employees each year – and making sure you are issuing the correct tax form is important to avoid potential penalties from the IRS. In this month’s Compliance Corner blog, HR Business Partner for isolved People Services Casey Walters is...

Addressing Compliance Challenges and Opportunities for Hybrid Workers

26 July, 2021

Estimated time to read: 3 minutes

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As the coronavirus pandemic eases, organizations are increasingly returning employees to physical worksites. While the details may vary, one thing is certain: The future for many office employees is a blend of flexible on-site and remote work. While organizations may be ready to take the step to fu...

3 Tips to Streamline Seasonal Scheduling

21 July, 2021

Estimated time to read: 3 minutes

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Building and managing employee schedules can be incredibly complex and time-consuming. This is especially true when planning for busy seasons, including summer and winter holidays.  Although the “busy” time of year varies by business, scheduling managers oftentimes find it challeng...

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...

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...

Why It’s Critical Your Clients Use Engagement Tools Now

28 June, 2021

Estimated time to read: 1 minute, 45 seconds

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Let’s face it, running a business has come with its fair share of challenges over the last year. Now, as businesses are ramping up, a unique challenge has surfaced: finding and keeping employees. The demand for jobs is outpacing the supply of candidates ready to sign on. Almost half of the sm...

Compliance Corner: Q&A on HR Outsourcing

25 June, 2021

Estimated time to read: 5 minutes, 15 seconds

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Human resources (HR) teams have a lot of responsibilities – from talent acquisition and onboarding to benefit enrollment and payroll (and much more). With so many administrative tasks and deadlines, sometimes businesses look to outsourcing for assistance. In this month’s Compliance Corn...

Real Reviews Lead to Top Recognitions for isolved

21 June, 2021

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes, 30 seconds

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More than half of human resources (HR) leaders who are leveraging a human capital management (HCM) platform are considering switching technology within the year according to data from isolved’s Transforming Employee Experience report.  When making an HCM switch, product reviews are likel...

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...

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