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September 23, 2016 Read time: 2 minutes

As an HR manager, it’s important you stay on top of all aspects of business. Here are four things you must have to remain a valuable asset to your organization. Human Resource Information System  A human resource information system (HRIS) is an application that processes and organizes data related to HR functions. Users may input…

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September 21, 2016 Read time: 2 minutes

Because you simply cannot accomplish all of your work tasks on your own, it’s important that you delegate whenever possible. You’ll not only be helping yourself, but also your team and the company. Here are some steps you can take to delegate effectively. Plan Well  Assess all of your tasks that need accomplishing, and decide…

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September 16, 2016 Read time: 2 minutes

Onboarding fulfills many purposes within your organization. Your new hires not only learn the skills and information necessary for fulfilling their responsibilities, but also learn to become productive workers who remain with your company longer. Find out how to effectively build an onboarding program that benefits your new employees as well as your business. Expand…

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September 14, 2016 Read time: 2 minutes

As a business owner, payrolling can be one of your most time-consuming responsibilities. Even the smallest error may result in IRS fines or potential lawsuits. Don’t spend any more of your valuable time processing payroll. Outsource your payrolling tasks to Innovative Employee Solutions instead. Timekeeping  Timekeeping can be tedious work. You have to determine exactly…

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September 12, 2016 Read time: 2 minutes

Performing background checks and screening out questionable candidates saves your company time and money. Learn what types of information may be revealed in background checks, then let Innovative Employee Solutions perform those checks for you. Criminal Record  A background check may bring up an applicant’s criminal past. Even minor violations such as unpaid parking tickets…

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September 9, 2016 Read time: 2 minutes

It’s important that you stay updated and compliant with government notifications. Here are three areas you should focus on now. Code of Federal Regulations  The Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) includes all rules regarding Department of Labor (DOL) programs organized by CFR chapter and the corresponding DOL agency. The CFR compiles the entire text of…

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September 7, 2016 Read time: 2 minutes

Studies show that the majority of workers would prefer benefits such as paid time off (PTO) over a pay raise. Learn the benefits of having a generous PTO policy and how you can provide additional PTO for employees in your small business. Companies with Generous PTO Policies Twitter provides 10 holidays and unlimited PTO for…

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September 5, 2016 Read time: 2 minutes

As a small business owner, you probably don’t have the time or money to handle all of your complex HR functions in-house. Fortunately, you can outsource all of your HR needs to Innovative Employee Solutions. Learn five ways that partnering with IES as your employer of record (EOR) will benefit you. Cost Savings  You’ll save…

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August 30, 2016 Read time: 2 minutes

HR pros play multiple roles as employee advocates, culture keepers, leaders and more. Here are some reasons why HR staff should also assume roles similar to marketers to help manage their employees more effectively. Focus Messages on Target Audiences  HR reps should study their employees’ demographics, attitudes, and behaviors to create a clearer understanding of…

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August 26, 2016 Read time: 2 minutes

As a small-business owner, whether you properly classify workers as employees or independent contractors (ICs) saves you time and money in the long run. Learn the risks involved with misclassifying workers and how partnering with Innovative Employee Solutions can help mitigate those risks.  Typical Reasons for Misclassification Because employees are subject to more federal, state,…

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