May 14 2018

HR Cloud Ensures Compliance with the New W-4 Form in 2018

The IRS has recently updated its Form W-4 in response to the tax code adjustments that were passed into law last year. The changes should make it easier for businesses and their employees to report on new hire start dates.

As an HR Cloud customer, you may be wondering how these changes will affect your company and the way you file taxes moving forward. Rest assured that HR Cloud is fully compliant with the updated form and filling them out will be as streamlined as ever!

In this article, we'll discuss the various changes you can expect to see on the new W-4 form.

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May 08 2018

HR Cloud the Gateway to HR Software for Small Business

If your company is anything like ours, you probably use a multitude of different apps to run your business everyday. This is what's known as the best-of-breed (BoB) trend — organizations using various pieces of software, each designed to fill a specific business need.

At HR Cloud, we're big proponents of the BoB approach. And when it comes to human resources, we believe you should never have to choose between a great software solution and the other apps you already know and love.

That's why we developed and environment where all of your favorite HR Tech can work together! When you invest in HR Cloud, you're not just investing in the best Onboarding software on the market, but a complete digital ecosystem that includes communication, payroll, applicant recruiting and more through our growing list of possible integrations. Intrigued?

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May 01 2018

HR Cloud Onboarding Checklist

In this hyper-competitive day and age where the war for talent is raging on, now more than ever companies need to seamlessly bridge the gap between candidate experience and employee experience. Onboarding is critical to the successful integration of a new employee into your organization, and a smooth onboarding process can help set your company apart from the competition.

Sloppy, poorly planned onboarding can result in decreased productivity, disengagement, and wasted resources. Smooth, robust onboarding procedures are an obligation for an effective employee experience that elbows out recruiting competition.

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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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