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Using Unified Data to Ensure ACA Compliance

Using Unified Data to Ensure ACA Compliance

New regulations and workforce challenges in today’s business environment can make it feel like we are driving at full speed through a rapidly shifting landscape. In particular, the ACA is proving to be a major roadblock for many organizations. Although we have received many warnings, it seems that the ACA reporting requirements have caught organizations off guard. Many organizations have…
The Deadly Costs of an Outdated HR System

The Deadly Costs of an Outdated HR System

Today, it seems as though the only thing constant in our work environment is change. Technological advancements and organizational growth are driving changes in the way we manage employees, recruit talent, analyze data, and more. However, some organizations are still trying to manage this modern workforce with old tools and processes- resulting in high costs and inefficiencies. As these costs…
Conserving Capital with Cloud Computing

Conserving Capital with Cloud Computing

There are an endless amount of reasons for an organization to switch to using cloud-based software. These reasons include: security, ease-of-use, ability for quick and easy set-up, the variety of cloud-based software, and more. On top of all of that, the reason that may resonate the most with those in charge of running an organization is the money saving ability…
How HR Automation Improves Performance Management

How HR Automation Improves Performance Management

The increasing trend toward automation is well recognized in every industry. In most organizations, the automation of administrative HR tasks such as payroll, benefits and time management is considered a necessity for success. The days of manually performing administrative HR tasks are becoming obsolete and the framework of HR is changing. New technological advances have allowed for an increase in affordability,…
The Modern HR Department

The Modern HR Department

The role of HR is evolving. The traditional HR department is approaching obsolescence, but the modern HR department is thriving with new responsibilities and strategic initiatives. Today, HR professionals spend up to 80% of their time focusing on administrative tasks and paperwork. Although documents must be completed and organizations need to be checked and balanced, the endless amount of paperwork and administrative…
The New HR Framework

The New HR Framework

The continued growth of the workforce has called for a redefined understanding of human resource management. With the boom of the information and technology age, the barriers between work and life have become increasingly intertwined. Employees now have easy access to detailed information about an organization’s culture, work environment, and more. Employees heavily utilize social media and networking tools such…
4 Common Communication Barriers in the Workplace

4 Common Communication Barriers in the Workplace

Communication is a complex workplace issue. Various factors contribute to effective communication; from the sender, the receiver, the mode of transmission, and the verbiage used. Today, with a myriad of online communication tools replacing the spoken word, it is easier than ever for a simple message to become misconstrued. The most successful organizations utilize effective communication to increase productivity, efficiency, and improve teamwork.…
9 Fundamental Talent Imperatives

9 Fundamental Talent Imperatives

A recent study published by Bersin by Deloitte has produced innovative new insights into how to adapt your organization to the rapidly changing world we live in today. At the heart of the study is a fresh look at the concept of talent management- its role in the organization in the past few years, and the role it needs to…
Analytic Intervention

Analytic Intervention

What is your organization’s greatest business challenge? The 2015 Deloitte Human Capital Trends Report found that people analytics is the second largest capability gap and concern for organizations. Many executive leaders are striving to greater understand their workforce and increase analytical power within the decision making process. According to the Deloitte survey, 75% of companies believe that people analytics are…
The Costs of Inefficient HR Practices

The Costs of Inefficient HR Practices

Technological advancements and organizational growth are driving changes in the way we manage employees, recruit talent, analyze data, and more. However, some organizations are still trying to manage this modern workforce with old tools and processes- resulting in high costs and inefficiencies. As these costs accumulate, more and more organizations are choosing to automate and innovate their processes. In fact, 57%…