Apr 17 2018

How to Onboard a 1099 Employee

Hiring reliable freelancers, also known as 1099 employees and independent contractors (ICs), is quickly becoming the new normal for many companies in a variety of industries. In fact, you've probably hired a freelancer or two in the past yourself — or at least considered it.

But in order to build a solid foundation with members of this growing workforce and utilize them to their full potential, your company must learn to onboard them properly.

This quick guide is designed to be a comprehensive overview of how 1099 employees differ from full-time employees and how to conduct the onboarding process effectively. Let's get started.

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Apr 10 2018

Tips To Choose The Right Cloud Services for Human Resources Management

How To Choose the Perfect Cloud Service For Your HR Team

Cloud services offer HR teams the ultimate ease and flexibility when managing human resource tasks. But with so many different options out there, how do you choose the right one?

In this post we'll explore the five main questions your business should be asking cloud vendors before selecting their product for HR management. Let's get started!

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Apr 03 2018

HR Cloud and ADP Workforce Now: An Integrated Solution for Onboard Ease  

Shouldn’t HR Be Easy? 

You’ve asked yourself this as you find 2004’s W2’s in an old cardboard box previously marked "Dog Toys" in Sharpie.

You’ve asked yourself this when you missed your alma mater in the final four for a late-March data entry overhaul. 

And you’ve definitely asked yourself this after the sixteenth email you’ve sent Sam in Accounting asking him to please fill out his direct deposit form.

We’ve swapped many similar customer stories over drinks with our ADP cohorts.

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Mar 19 2018

HR Cloud & Engagedly Team Up to Deliver Effective Onboarding for Better Performance Management

Engagedly and HR Cloud join forces to merge swift, automated onboarding with Engagedly’s powerhouse performance management metrics.

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Mar 06 2018

Company Culture and the Onboarding Process

Developing and maintaining company culture is a top priority for many businesses in today's global marketplace. In fact, according to a recent SHRM article, a growing number of companies have even gone as far as to hire a Chief Culture Officer and task them with building, managing, and merging culture throughout all departments and processes of their organization.

But while most businesses would welcome and appreciate the addition of an experienced CCO to their team, not every organization has the means to bring one onboard; leaving HR teams responsible for handling the bulk of culture implementation duties.

In this article, we'll explore why establishing company culture during the onboarding process is so crucial and three keys HR teams can use to do it more successfully.

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Feb 27 2018

8 Ways to Destress At Work

You probably have a lot on your plate. Juggling multiple responsibilities while managing tight deadlines leads to a lot of built-up stress and negative energy. Without proper leadership and stress management practices in place, HR professionals – as well as the workforce they are there to help – can succumb to the dreaded ‘employee burnout’.

While a little bit of stress can help you meet deadlines and even improve job performance, chronic stress can have huge consequences on mental and physical health, including increased risk for heart disease and higher cholesterol.

Based on self-reports, the Labour Force Survey 2015/16 estimates that 11.7 million working-days are lost due to work-related stress, anxiety, and depression. Is stress costing your company more than you can afford? Consider encouraging de-stressing exercises or initiating an Employee Wellness Program.

If you’ve already tried those, here are another 8 easy ways for anyone to relieve stress at work:

 

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