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15 January 2019

Companies Offering Robust Wellness Programs and Perks Found More Likely to Land and Retain Top Talent

Posted by Michelle Grossman

New year, new you?

With January underway and 2019 in full swing, many are working towards checking resolutions off their list. Often, embracing a healthier lifestyle is a common personal goal, but now, it’s making its way into the workplace as well.

A new survey by Office Team found that when trying to recruit new employees, a company’s health and wellness offerings play a huge role – with 73% of workers siting that this impacts their decision on whether or not they’d like to work there.

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28 December 2018

INFOGRAPHIC: 7 Key Employee Turnover Statistics

Posted by Michelle Grossman

According to Forbes, employee turnover is the highest it’s been in 10 years – have you noticed your employees coming and going like a revolving door? If so, you’re not alone. TalentLyft has uncovered the 7 most interesting facts about employee turnover that you need to know to “help you prevent and tackle this serious and costly HR problem” in 2019.

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06 December 2018

New Study Reveals How the Public Sector Can Better Attract Millennial Candidates

Posted by Michelle Grossman

Although the public sector is well known for its offering of superior benefits, according to MetLife’s recently released Public Sector Report, the time is up where it can simply rely on that reputation alone to land new talent. Today more than ever, “public sector employers need to offer employees the benefits they want” – especially when it comes to attracting millennial candidates, which there has been an evident lag in.

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27 September 2017

VCS' Police Officer Scheduling System Reaches 500 Police Departments

Posted by Dominick Mauro

Dynamic Automated Scheduling System is Preferred Choice of Police Departments across the U.S.

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25 September 2017

VCS Debuts on Inc. Magazine's List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies

Posted by Dominick Mauro

Inc. magazine has ranked Visual Computer Solutions (VCS) as the #1 provider of time and labor management solutions across multiple verticals in the NYC metro area on its 36th annual Inc. 5000, the most prestigious ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment— its independent small and midsized businesses. Companies such as Microsoft, Dell, Domino’s Pizza, Pandora, Timberland, LinkedIn, Yelp, Zillow, and many other well-known names gained their first national exposure as honorees of the Inc. 5000.

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21 March 2016

How New Proposed Overtime Rules Could Be Costly For Businesses

Posted by VCS Software

The U.S. Department of Labor has recently proposed a rule change that would make millions of new employees eligible for overtime pay. Under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), miscalculating overtime pay can lead to significant penalties for businesses today. The Department of Labor aims to update the salary level required for exemption to "ensure that FLSA's intended overtime protections are fully implemented, and to simplify the identification of nonexempt employees," making employee exemption easier for employers and workers to understand and apply (Source). Essentially, if hours aren't accurately paid, the result can be excessive fines and penalties imposed on your business. Read further for a better understanding of the rule changes associated with these new overtime regulations.

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02 September 2015

VCS Software Revolutionizes Shift Scheduling with New Product

Posted by VCS Software

POSS Schedule App

The professionals at VCS Software, providers of the Police Officer Scheduling System (POSS), have been called the “true experts” of shift scheduling for public safety. Deeply embedded in the quest for absolute best practices, VCS has partnered with hundreds of various sized police departments to best understand the current needs of law enforcement in maintaining accurate and proactive schedules.

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19 August 2015

VCS Software Welcomes New Chief Technology Officer

Posted by VCS Software

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16 January 2015

Visual Computer Solutions Redesigns Website for a Modern, Responsive Look

Posted by Diane DiMemmo

Freehold, NJ - Visual Computer Solutions (VCS), the leading provider of scheduling software for businesses and law enforcement, recently unveiled a newly redesigned company website.

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01 October 2014

VCS Software Revolutionizes Shift Scheduling with New Product

Posted by Diane DiMemmo

The professionals at VCS Software, providers of the Police Officer Scheduling System (POSS), have been called the “true experts” of shift scheduling for public safety. Deeply embedded in the quest for absolute best practices, VCS has partnered with hundreds of various sized police departments to best understand the current needs of law enforcement in maintaining accurate and proactive schedules.

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