Feb 20 2018

The Marriage of WOTC and Paperless Onboarding

Life can be sweet when amazing things go naturally together. Once you’ve enjoyed them, you can’t imagine living without them. Think about it for a minute.

Bread and butter. Coffee and cream. Bacon and eggs.

Simon and Garfunkel.

You can’t enjoy one without also wanting the other.

We recently discovered two more amazing things that go together. They go together so well, in fact, every employer should at least give them a try. I’m talking about the Work Opportunity Tax Credit (aka WOTC, pronounced Watt-See) and paperless onboarding for new employees. They are a perfect match. They sing in perfect harmony. Let me tell you why.

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Feb 13 2018

I-9 and E-Verify Compliance Made Easy

Every company is different - the products you sell, the customers you help and the workflows you use are all uniquely your own. But, no matter what type of business you run, the U.S. government still requires you to verify the employment eligibility of each team member within your organization. If you don’t, you could face hefty fines of up to $1,000 or more per employee.

HR admins are well acquainted with this fact. And they know first-hand the amount of work required to stay compliant via the traditional paper-based systems many businesses still use. From chasing down new employees and making sure they fill out their I-9 documents, to storing countless sheets of paper in overstuffed filing cabinets, the work is tedious, time consuming and prone to error.

Fortunately, HR Cloud has the digital solution to simplify the entire process.

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Feb 06 2018

Is Your Business Entitled to Incredible Tax Breaks For Staff Members You Are Already Hiring?

Ever feel like you’re overpaying on your company’s federal income taxes? Well, you just might be… The Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) is a federal tax credit available to businesses who employ people from specific target groups and could be worth up to hundreds of thousands of dollars annually.

Research indicates that 10% - 20% of an average company’s workforce would have been eligible for the WOTC program without employers making any changes to personnel or their recruitment process. Meaning, if you’re not currently taking advantage of the WOTC, you’re leaving money on the table.

Read on to discover more about the WOTC and if it can benefit your company.

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Jan 30 2018

Essential Best Practices for Employee Offboarding

Off-boarding is the natural process of removing an employee from an organization, either due to resignation or termination, but few companies are adequately prepared for it. According to The Balance, the median tenure of employees ages 25 - 34 is just 3.2 years; less than a third of the 10.3 year median tenure of employees 65 years and older.

If your employees may be planning to jump ship in the next couple years, you need a proper strategy in place to make the transitions easier and protect your business from lawsuits. In this post we'll explore a few employee off-boarding best practices.

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Jan 20 2018

Maximize The Benefits of Employee Self Service (ESS) with HR Cloud combined with ADP

Employee Self Service (ESS) is an available feature in most modern HRIS (Human Resources Information Systems) and allows employees to handle many HR related tasks on their own, minimizing the workload of busy HR admins. We wrote about this last week, here: Simplifying Employee Onboarding: How ESS Revolutionizes Company Productivity. 

When using ESS software, like HR Cloud for payroll, specifically with ADP, it helps simplify the payment process, making this traditionally tedious, time-consuming and error prone task a breeze for your business!

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Jan 09 2018

Simplifying Employee On-Boarding: How Employee Self-Service Revolutionizes Company Productivity

Managing the onboarding process of new employees is one of the many responsibilities under the Human Resources umbrella. And while it's a much needed and important aspect of any business, it's also very time consuming.

Thankfully, using the right employee self-service (ESS) software has made it possible to onboard your new hires quicker and easier than ever before, allowing your HR department to supercharge their productivity.

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