How Long Term Care Facilities Can Keep Their Employees Long-Term

How Long Term Care Facilities Can Keep Their Employees Long-Term

Have you ever wondered what the typical turnover rate is for a long term care, or LTC, employee? A study conducted by the American Health Care Association, or AHCA, showed that there is an approximate 40% turnover rate when it comes to LTC employees. Your employees are essential to your organization’s success, but they may not always be treated that…
Labor Costing Strategies to Run Your Organization like a CCBHC

Labor Costing Strategies to Run Your Organization like a CCBHC

The Department of Health and Human Services recently awarded $22.9 Million in Planning Grants to 24 states to be used to develop Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics (CCBHCs). A CCBHC can be described as a behavioral health specialty center of excellence. This center partners with a wide array of health and social service entities to provide high-value, whole-health care to…
Should You Be Hiring New Graduates?

Should You Be Hiring New Graduates?

Are you ready for the upcoming wave of new applicants? May is a huge month for new applicants in organizations across the country, as many college graduates are applying for their first jobs. New talent, especially young talent, is essential to the continuous growth and advancement of your organization. Most organizations are hiring new graduates due to their ability to provide a…
May 2016 FLSA Ruling

May 2016 FLSA Ruling

The Department of Labor (DOL) has released the final regulation changes to Part 541, which governs overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). These changes will directly affect employee status, pay, and more. These changes will go into effect on December 1, 2016. What has been changed? Increased salary threshold: The new ruling doubles the salary threshold for exempt…
How to Implement a New HRIS

How to Implement a New HRIS

Once you have decided that your HR department needs a new HRIS, there are a few steps you will need to take before implementing a new system. Step 1: Get Everyone On Board Some people are resistant to change. In order to ensure a smooth transition, it’s critical that everyone is on board with the new HRIS before making the…
HR vs Finance: Why Can’t We Be Friends?

HR vs Finance: Why Can’t We Be Friends?

Redsox vs Yankees, Microsoft vs Apple, Dunkin Donuts vs Starbucks - all of these rivalries have long, colorful histories behind them. However, rivalries are not confined to sports teams or corporate competitors. A grueling and long-fought rivalry takes place everyday at your organization; HR vs Finance. HR is mainly viewed as a department that deals with the people at an…
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…
How Productive is Overtime?

How Productive is Overtime?

Remember when a productive work week was capped-off at 40 hours? It seemed that all your work could be accomplished in that time. In recent years, however, increased overtime has become a steadily rising trend in the United States. Today’s average work week for employees is 47 hours and 40% of workers report that they work more than 50 hours.…
The Breakdown of a W-2

The Breakdown of a W-2

With April 15th right around the corner, getting your taxes filed is of the utmost importance. For many individuals, your W-2 is a key component to this process, but what do all these boxes mean? While some of the boxes may seem straightforward, many of them can be rather confusing. Here is a breakdown of what the boxes actually mean:…
The Juniorization of Organizations

The Juniorization of Organizations

Many organizations are aware that younger generations are entering the workforce at a rapid rate. This diversification in the workplace is causing fundamental shifts in just about every aspect of business. One of the greatest evolutions has taken place in organizational culture, as many executives work tirelessly to cater to the unique values and preferences of a multigenerational workforce. However,…