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The Importance of a PEO During a Business Crisis

20 November, 2020

Estimated time to read: 1 minute, 45 seconds

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You don’t need to read the news to know that times are tough. Given the challenging situation caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, companies across virtually all sectors have scrambled to develop suitable responses in an effort to stay afloat.  As uncertainty continues to loom, many companie...

4 Simple Ways to Help Remote Employees Tackle ‘Zoom Fatigue’

18 November, 2020

Estimated time to read: 1 minute, 45 seconds

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Ever since offices shut their doors this spring, remote employees have had their calendars filled up with hourslong video chats and virtual meetings. Not surprisingly, it’s exhausting to many workers — especially those shouldering the burden of an unexpected shift to remote work as well...

Adjusting to 2020’s Unusual Holiday Travel and PTO Trends

16 November, 2020

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes, 30 seconds

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In October 2020, isolved surveyed more than 300 full-time employees around the U.S. to gauge their plans and priorities for what’s sure to be a holiday season like no other.  Our Holidays 2020: End-of-Year Employee Experience (EX) report revealed that workers are limiting their holiday t...

What is the Role and Purpose of a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee?

13 November, 2020

Estimated time to read: 1 minute, 45 seconds

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Business leaders looking to make strides toward a more diverse and inclusive workplace can establish actionable goals and evaluate progress by forming a diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) council or committee. But what is the purpose of a DE&I committee? Here’s a brief overview of...

How Employee Experience Priorities Have Shifted During COVID-19

11 November, 2020

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes

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Nearly 7 in 10 organizational leaders believe the coronavirus pandemic will change the employee experience (EX) to a high or very high extent, according to the Institute for Corporate Productivity (i4cp). In fact, 56 percent of full-time employees state that employee experience will be more importan...

Developing the Ideal HR Internship at Your Company

27 October, 2020

Estimated time to read: 1 minute, 45 seconds

Many successful human resources professionals got their start in the industry by participating in an internship program. For students and entry-level professionals, an HR internship can be a formative experience. It’s often a first step into the working world, a time to quickly gain hands-on e...

As Employee Experience Tops Investments, isolved Recognized for Best Payroll Software

16 October, 2020

Estimated time to read: 1 minute, 15 seconds

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On the heels of the launch of People Cloud, isolved has been named to Digital.com’s “Best Payroll Software of 2020” list.      To name the winners, Digital.com sourced genuine user reviews by capturing and analyzing comments made...

isolved Partners with Howard University and the University of Utah to Launch Internship Program

15 October, 2020

Estimated time to read: 45 seconds

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At isolved, inclusion isn’t a buzzword; it’s a mission. isolved is pleased to announce its partnership with the David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah and Howard University to support diversity in the workplace and provide opportunities for students to l...

HCM vs. HRIS: Demystifying the differences

29 September, 2020

Estimated time to read: 1 minute, 45 seconds

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When you’re putting together your HR tech stack, you’ll probably find yourself wondering about the differences between a human capital management (HCM) system and a human resource information system (HRIS).  The terms are often used interchangeably, but there are some key differenc...

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...

Generation Z in the workforce: What do they really want from HR?

15 September, 2020

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes

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The oldest members of Generation Z are turning 23 this year. By this point, some may have completed college with a few internships or part-time jobs under their belts. As this up-and-coming generation enters the workforce, HR leaders will need to know how to successfully recruit and retain Gen Z emp...

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...

Reducing turnover from recruitment to onboarding

02 September, 2020

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes

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Extract: Turnover is costly, but organizations can take simple steps to prevent it. Here are four methods that can decrease the odds of employees leaving their jobs. Bringing a team member onboard is always exciting - new talent and a new personality will surely bring good things to the company. U...

How HR can rethink compliance training

25 August, 2020

Estimated time to read: 15 seconds

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Compliance training is a challenging area for many HR departments, yet it’s something that a business can’t afford to get wrong. Learn how to rethink this process at your organization with helpful tips that help your HR department utilize a learning management system to foster employee e...

5 key benefits of using an LMS for employee training

11 August, 2020

Estimated time to read: 1 minute, 45 seconds

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A robust learning management system (LMS) like iSolved Learn can offer major advantages and conveniences for employee training — especially for companies navigating remote work situations. When it’s time to onboard new hires and help longtime staff members brush up on advanced skills an...

Training Industry Information

04 August, 2020

Estimated time to read: 30 seconds

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As experts in the HCM industry, we’re working to provide information to businesses and employers to help them stay aware of the ever-changing complexities in our current situation. Below you’ll find some of the latest pieces we’ve produced – each is a quick read that may prov...

How to conduct virtual interviews

28 July, 2020

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes

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Extract: Virtual interviews are beneficial during many situations, including our current situation. Here are answers to common questions companies have when trying this technique out for the first time. It’s indisputable that virtual interviews are helpful during the novel coronavirus outbrea...

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....

3 tips for virtual onboarding of new employees

14 July, 2020

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes

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Extract: Virtual onboarding may be new to many companies, but it’s important to get it right for new hires. Here are three tips to help organize your virtual onboarding program. The onboarding process is critical for each new hire’s experience with your company.  Effective onboard...

The Rehiring Process, Explained: How to Bring Back Employees After the Pandemic

30 June, 2020

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes

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Extract: As sections of the country open up for business, companies will have to decide how, when and who to rehire after furloughs and layoffs. The coronavirus pandemic led many employers to reduce their staff to save money. The Paycheck Protection Program was created by the U.S. government to pro...

Should companies keep remote work after the pandemic?

23 June, 2020

Estimated time to read: 1 minute, 45 seconds

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Extract: After the pandemic is over, businesses will have to determine how to return to the office. For some, the question might be if doing so is necessary.  As states began issuing stay-at-home orders, many companies shifted to a remote work model.  Telecommuting has been around sinc...

Overtime and Fluctuating Workweeks

16 June, 2020

Estimated time to read: 1 minute

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The U.S. Department of Labor published its revised rule, Fluctuating Workweek Method of Computing Overtime in the Federal Register on June 8, 2020. This final rule, effective August 7, 2020, clarifies, under certain circumstances, employers can use the Fair Labor Standard Act’s fluctuating wor...

4 health and safety considerations to make when returning to work after COVID-19

02 June, 2020

Estimated time to read: 1 minute, 45 seconds

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Extract: As businesses reopen their doors, there are numerous considerations to make to ensure a safe working environment for employees.leadership. Guidelines for lifting lockdown orders have been issued, giving companies a look into what reopening their offices might look like. However, for man...

Why Organizational Empathy Is Needed Now More Than Ever

27 May, 2020

Estimated time to read: 1 minute, 45 seconds

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Extract: During this period of uneasiness and uncertainty, it’s more important than ever for managers to use empathy in their leadership. The global pandemic has affected everyone, and every business. Change is hard for most people, and the world is currently experiencing a great deal of i...

isolved at the Congress Xstream (APA Payroll Conference)

13 May, 2020

Estimated time to read: 1 minute

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This year, the annual APA Payroll Conference (#paycon) is going to look a little different. Although we can’t gather together in person, iSolved is still going to have a strong presence at the virtual event, and we hope you’ll join us. Congress Xstream is an online convention that bring...