Posts written by: Ally Edwards

Adding Up the Benefits of HCM

Adding Up the Benefits of HCM

Human Capital Management allows organizations to manage their workforce in a more effective and efficient manner. As the business environment becomes more and more complex, organizations are recognizing the positives that come with investing in an HCM system. However, many organizations are still reluctant to change their current systems and continue to manage their workforce through inefficient processes that require…
Performance Management: An Ongoing Process

Performance Management: An Ongoing Process

The practice of Performance Management is evolving to meet the needs of the modern workforce. Annual performance reviews have proven to be painful and ineffective to both the manager and the employee. However, Performance Management is still key to the growth and development of employees. In lieu of painful, yearly meetings, Performance Management is now transforming into a continuous feedback…
Technology’s Role in Recruiting

Technology’s Role in Recruiting

In a business environment that is constantly changing, it can be difficult to find top talent that doesn’t just meet the qualifications, but also fits in with the culture of your organization. Since 65% of organizations have a team of two or less recruiters, many organizations are beginning to search for new alternatives to source the right candidates, mostly ones…
Best-In-Class Payroll Practices

Best-In-Class Payroll Practices

Payroll isn’t just paying your employees for their hard hours worked; it’s much more than that. Payroll practices include hiring and firing, salaries, absence management, benefits, bonuses, and more. Along with all of these areas, payroll is also directly associated with Tax & Accounting, where a variety of laws come into play. Between regular tax law, overtime laws, and filing…
Are You Embracing the Full Potential of HRIS?

Are You Embracing the Full Potential of HRIS?

HRIS, or Human Resource Information System, is the merging of human resources and information technology through HR software. This type of software is changing the way that organizations operate by alleviating HR departments of mundane paper tasks, bringing on new employees in a more efficient manner, and drastically reducing time-to-fill. Overall, HRIS is increasing efficiency and productivity throughout entire organizations.…
The Top 10 DATIS Blogs of 2015

The Top 10 DATIS Blogs of 2015

As 2015 comes to an end, we’ve pulled together some of our favorite DATIS blogs. Our team at DATIS researches, creates, and curates a variety of original content to help you stay on top of industry trends in leadership, workforce management, technology, and finance categories. Here are our top picks for the best DATIS blogs of 2015:     1. 5…
Navigating the ACA

Navigating the ACA

New regulations and workforce challenges in today’s business environment can make you feel like you’re driving full-speed through a rapidly changing landscape. All too quickly, you can find yourself off track as you try to navigate the new terrain. Today, one of the biggest challenges that organizations are facing is the ACA regulation and its corresponding reporting requirements. Does your…
Leadership Lessons From Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer

Leadership Lessons From Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer

As the holiday season quickly approaches, we become wrapped up in buying gifts, prepping the house, and staying up-to-date with ABC Family’s 25 Days of Christmas movie marathon, all while trying to meet deadlines at work. Unfortunately, the most exciting time of the year can be difficult to balance and as a result, our leadership tends to slack. On the…
Preparing for a Business Audit

Preparing for a Business Audit

Tax Audit. The simple phrase is enough to send chills down a business owner’s spine. However, if a tax audit is prepared properly, the chills and uneasy feelings will become obsolete. In many cases, when the IRS contacts you about your return, it’s a simple matter. It could be a math error, or a request for further documentation for a…
Cultivate a Culture of Consistent Improvement

Cultivate a Culture of Consistent Improvement

With year-end looming in the distance, annual performance appraisals are approaching quickly. During these performance appraisals, you will have the chance to sit down and reflect on the past year with your staff. You will examine yourself and your team to analyze strengths and weaknesses while creating solutions for continued improvement. For every employee, the criteria and expectations vary depending…