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The Right Way for Scaling Company Culture As You Grow

07 May, 2019

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes, 45 seconds

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Workplace culture has never been more important. It drives your employee engagement, retention and success. And it ultimately determines how your customers will receive you. But as companies grow, how can they ensure their culture continues to advance in positive directions? A recent Inc. article,...

5 Tips to Convince Your Boss to Send You to isolved Connect

23 April, 2019

Estimated time to read: 1 minute, 15 seconds

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iSolved Connect is fast approaching, and your time to save on registration is running out! Early Bird pricing ends on April 30, 2019, so if you want to take advantage of the savings and attend the largest gathering of iSolved users, you need to act fast! Need help convincing your boss to send you t...

The Future Calls for Three Skills – Do You Have What It Takes?

10 April, 2019

Estimated time to read: 1 minute, 45 seconds

It’s 2019 and technology is revolutionizing our industry. Many technological changes bring about new skills that are needed to handle the path we are traveling. Will you choose success or failure? Your skills, and the skills of your employees, will ultimately determine your path. So what skil...

How to Earn Employee Loyalty

04 April, 2019

Estimated time to read: 3 minutes

Employee loyalty is a vitally important component to the long-term success of your company. Without it you are likely to see a costly increase in employee turnover rates, as well as a decrease in productivity and efficiency. Your company culture is largely shaped by the way your employees feel abou...

What’s Holding Your Team Back and How to Move Past It

19 March, 2019

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes, 30 seconds

As a company leader, perhaps one of your greatest responsibilities is keeping your team on the path to success. You do this by setting goals, keeping the lines of communication open, reviewing progress and motivating each employee to do his or her best work. But sometimes, despite your best efforts,...

6 Employee Recognition Ideas to Start Using Today

05 March, 2019

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes, 30 seconds

Being good at employee recognition is great for your bottom line. Consider the following: What employees are more likely to stick with your company? The ones who work tirelessly without ever hearing a word of positive feedback? Or the ones who feel valued and seen because their efforts are rewarded...

What is Servant Leadership and How Can it Impact Your Team?

19 February, 2019

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes, 15 seconds

It's likely you've heard of other types of leadership – authoritarian, democratic, transformational – and while they are all quite different, they do have one thing in common. They all have a massive impact on company culture. Determining the style of leader that you would like t...

Why Employee Engagement Should Be Your Top Priority

05 February, 2019

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes, 15 seconds

There's a lot of responsibilities to juggle as a manager – you have to think about deadlines, incentives, and bottom lines, all while trying to coordinate a team of unique personalities and skill sets to push toward a common goal. While it isn't recommended to let any one of those thin...

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...

State Minimum Wage, Paid Sick Leave, and Tax Changes to Expect in 2019

08 January, 2019

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes, 15 seconds

As we head into 2019, more states and localities have announced changes to their minimum wage rates. Here’s a rundown of the latest developments. States: Alaska: $9.89 (from $9.84), effective Jan. 1, 2019. Arkansas: $9.25 (from $8.50), effective Jan. 1, 2019. The minimum wage will increas...

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...

3 Principles of Strategic Recruitment

18 December, 2018

Estimated time to read: 3 minutes, 30 seconds

One of the primary goals of any human resource management team is to discover and acquire new talent to fill openings and complement the existing company culture. As with all other areas of HR management, technology has drastically changed the way we recruit new talent. Gone are the days of publishi...

How to Develop a Positive Learning Environment in the Workplace

04 December, 2018

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes, 15 seconds

The path to success for any company must include growth and development as a team, which can only be achieved by offering opportunity for personal growth to your employees. Developing a positive learning environment is necessary to encourage and support your employees in their individual professiona...

Four-Day Thanksgiving Holiday Is Workplace Tradition, Survey Finds

20 November, 2018

Estimated time to read: 1 minute, 45 seconds

Thanksgiving Day, the fourth Thursday in November, has been an American tradition since before the nation was founded. The first settlers feasted on various dates in the fall to celebrate the harvest before buckling down for the hard winters. George Washington proclaimed there should be a National T...

Changes for 2019 in State Minimum Wage Rates

06 November, 2018

Estimated time to read: 1 minute, 45 seconds

As usual, the new year will usher in a multitude of changes in state and municipal minimum wage laws. Let's take a look at some of the reasons why payroll professionals need to be aware of the changes. Montana, New Jersey, Ohio, South Dakota, and Vermont will all raise minimum wages on January...

Aligning Technology and People Solutions to Improve Engagement

23 October, 2018

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes

Employee engagement is more than just a buzzword in today's business world. Engagement is an extremely important aspect of operating a business that can impact a number of factors, including turnover rates, employee satisfaction, and organizational performance. The main drivers for establishing...

How to Recognize and Weed Out Toxic Employees

09 October, 2018

Estimated time to read: 3 minutes, 30 seconds

As a company leader, you're more than likely accustomed to managing a variety of different personality types. And, as with any team, there are always personalities that are more difficult to manage than others. But what do you do when those personalities become toxic to the company culture? How...

isolved HCM Announces Acquisition of AmCheck

17 September, 2018

Estimated time to read: 15 seconds

Charlotte, NC — September 17, 2018 iSolved HCM, a leading provider of human capital management (HCM) solutions has announced the acquisition of AmCheck, a provider of payroll services with offices across the nation. This new partnership is a mutually beneficial advancement of the close relati...

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...

Is Leadership More Important Than Company Culture?

12 September, 2018

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes, 15 seconds

By now, if you haven't read about, heard about or thought about the impact of leadership and culture on the success of a company, then you may quite possibly be living in the dark ages. Leadership and company culture are the current buzzwords of HR management blogs, and for good reason. Both can...

New Local Tax Laws Add to a Patchwork of Complications

05 September, 2018

Estimated time to read: 1 minute, 45 seconds

In July 2018, New Jersey became the latest state to pass legislation allowing cities to impose payroll taxes on employers, joining 15 other states that allow local taxing. The New Jersey bill allows municipalities with more than 200,000 residents to impose employer payroll taxes of up to 1 percent...

How to Use Assessments for Better Talent Acquisition

21 August, 2018

Estimated time to read: 3 minutes

When you hear the phrase "hiring assessment," what comes to mind? More than likely, you're thinking of long, boring multiple-choice questionnaires that all seem to ask relatively useful questions but never really give you the right answers. For many years, that's exactly what an asse...

Massachusetts Is the Latest State to Raise Minimum Wage to $15, Enacts Paid Family Leave

08 August, 2018

Estimated time to read: 1 minute, 30 seconds

Over the next five years, Massachusetts will incrementally increase its minimum hourly wage from $11 to $15. Legislation signed by Governor Charlie Baker (R) will increase the minimum wage by 75 cents on Jan. 1 of each year from 2019 to 2023. Beginning in 2019, the minimum wage will increase to $12...

4 Things Great Managers Never Ask Their Employees to Do

24 July, 2018

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes

As a manager you ask a lot of your employees. You set goals for them to work towards and guidelines for them to work by. But as a manager, there are just some things you should never ask your employees to do.  Here are four things that belong on that "Do Not" list that would not only b...

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...