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19 July 2021

Why Applicant Tracking Positively Impacts the Hiring Process

Posted by Meg McCormick

Today’s job market is all about automation. Companies using automated solutions are getting ahead of the curve and advancing faster than ever before––leaving manual practices in the dust. Applicant tracking systems are increasing in popularity as they are leveraging company recruitment strategies. 

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07 June 2021

Better Bottom Line Results with a Workforce Management System

Posted by Meg McCormick

Employees are a vital component to any organization. Even while paving the way for business innovation and growth, employees are one of the costliest entities a business must account for. Recruitment, training, time and attendance, and retention are all contributors to the bottom line. That’s why keeping tabs on employee time and attendance is necessary to discourage avoidable spending, bettering the bottom line. 

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10 May 2021

Biometric Technology Aiding Businesses Emerging Out of Covid-19

Posted by Meg McCormick
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26 April 2021

Why Workforce Forecasting Implementation Is Necessary for Success

Posted by Meg McCormick

Forecasting helps to mitigate the expenses that a workforce ultimately brings business in one form or another. With forecasting comes planning, and planning should be as strategic as possible–– backed by educated decision making. Typically, workforce expanses percentages range between 20 to 35 percent of gross sales. Percentages vary from industry to industry. Workforce forecasting is pivotal for any organization and creates a foundational base for all other efforts and processes. This article covers many elements and strategies on workforce forecasting and emphasizes the benefits of automated workforce practices.

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12 April 2021

Build Strong Employee Accountability with a Workforce Management System

Posted by Meg McCormick

Handing out responsibility in the workplace can be challenging task for administrators, as not every employee is dependable. Accountability creates a strong foundation for organizations to build from, creating a structured environment of peers––getting the job done. So, what can HR leaders and administrators do to keep staff in check, without the need to micromanage? This article covers the benefits of a workforce management system and how the system ensures employee accountability through automated time and attendance practices.  

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25 January 2021

Eliminate Micro-Managing Within Your Organization

Posted by Meg McCormick

Over the past decade, improvements in HR technology continue to be abundant. Yet, many organizations hesitate to implement technology based on lack of knowledge, cost, or simply being comfortable with a tired, manual process that is seemingly getting the job done. The question is, if there is access to a seamless transition into a simple, easy to use HR workforce management system that mitigates micro-managing, would you still remain with your manual processes?

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04 January 2021

Don’t Be the One to Overlook this Crucial Aspect of Payroll Automation

Posted by Meg McCormick

Effectively managing payroll is key for business success. If payroll within your organization is not handled correctly and efficiently, what other aspects of your business are being taken seriously? In the past, payroll was manually accounted for, leaving room for human error. In today’s workforce, paperless payroll, or payroll automation, is most common. This process streamlines payroll operations and combats error in employee time and laborwages, taxes, withholdings, overtime, vacation, and commissions. 

Now with such a large selection of payroll service providers with competitive price points, the percentage of automated payroll services within businesses is considerably higher. Ranging between all sizes of business, the use of payroll automation is an absolute necessity.

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07 December 2020

Workforce Management and Flex Scheduling

Posted by Meg McCormick

Often, employees find difficulty with finding ways to mesh their work schedule with their personal schedule. With a customizable workforce management system, alleviate the stress many employees may face throughout the day, while keeping mission critical business activities on track. Compose guidelines that will ensure meetings aren’t missed, while giving employees some freedom with their schedule. In this post, we will discuss how both employers and employees can benefit from a flex scheduling system. 

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30 November 2020

Why Keeping Track of Time and Attendance Is More Important Than Ever for the Bottom Line

Posted by Meg McCormick

Business owners understand the importance of keeping track of their employees' time and attendance. The task can be challenging without a system that can simplify the process and keep the information organized. Many businesses have been implementing scheduling software that automatically tracks and computes all the data. However, an effective workforce management software system can offer more than just the basics to simplify and advance the workforce. This article discusses what qualities are needed to ensure you are not overspending on your scheduling efforts. 

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23 November 2020

Workforce Management Technology Improving Employee Engagement and Retention

Posted by Meg McCormick

Ensuring that your staff have a positive experience at work will ultimately result in a return on investmentIt takes effort into creating a functional and fulfilling environment where employees become personally dedicated to their workWith staff excited to be a part of every endeavor, communication heightens due to a common interest. This builds employee engagement; and not to mention remarkable rapport among one another.  

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