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Survey: 80% of Orgs Have Timekeeping, But Lack PTO and Scheduling Features

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Though 80% of the small businesses surveyed by Swipeclock have a timekeeping solution, many reported their solution lacks the scheduling and PTO management features that small business employers need. Employers are finding that their current time solution isn’t keeping up with the growing demands and changing conditions. New Employee Scheduling and PTO Challenges For example,…

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International HR Day 2022: Shaping the New Future

International HR Day 2022: Shaping the New Future As a provider of HR solutions, we love honoring hardworking HR professionals. International HR Day is a perfect opportunity to do just that. This year, the theme of International HR Day is “Shaping the New Future.” “We are leading a future that will be more inclusive, flexible,…

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How to Improve Your Onboarding Process [Onsite & Virtual]

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How to improve your employee onboarding process? First, don’t let it lag behind policy updates. Carefully review your policies, then update your employee onboarding checklists. In addition, keep employee handbooks up-to-date. Let’s discuss the issues that affect new hire onboarding: Remote Work Time and Attendance Health and Safety Benefits Compliance The Human Part of Onboarding…

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Multi-State Employer? Compliance Checklist for Companies With Employees In Multiple States

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Multi-State Employer? Pay Attention to State Workplace Laws Congratulations to all multi-state employers! You are driving economic growth, providing jobs, and investing in communities. We wish you continued success. If you are opening your first out-of-state location, you can pat yourself on the back for reaching a milestone many businesses never reach. Of course, there…

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HRMS Success: How To Manage Human Resources

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Welcome to the Swipeclock guide to Human Resources Management Systems for small businesses! Chapter 1. Why Do You Need an HRMS? A Human Resources Management System (HRMS) is the most effective small business HR software for hourly workforces. How can a Human Resources Management System improve your small business? Your business will grow faster Human…

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5 Practical Tips for Managing Your Hybrid Onsite & Remote Workforce

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Here are 5 practical tips for managing hybrid teams (onsite and remote work). Being intentional about adapting for a distributed team will prevent lapses in productivity and engagement. Build a capable hybrid workforce that can drive your business forward post-pandemic. Practical Tip #1 Focus on outcomes for remote work It’s natural to worry that remote…

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Create a Study Plan to Pass the PHR Certification Test [and SHRM-CP]

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Hello ambitious PHR exam preppers! The Swipeclock team understands how difficult the PHR and SPHR certifications exams are. We’ve put together a PHR exam prep guide for Human Resource professionals pursuing these important career milestones. First, a little context. Skip forward if you don’t need any background info. HR Certification Institute (HRCI) is a premier…

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10 Shift Planning Tips and Advice for Small Businesses

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An essential part of time and labor optimization is shift planning. Would you like to improve shift planning at your small business? We’ve gathered 10 tips along with actionable advice to help you. First off, let’s review the goals of employee shift scheduling: Meet business demands Ensure employees can take care of your customers, clients,…

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Speed Up Construction Hiring: 5 Ways To Beat The Labor Shortage

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Construction hiring continues to be challenging. According to the BLS (Bureau of Labor Statistics), there were 415,000 open construction jobs in March 2022. It’s no secret that many construction employers are struggling to find workers. Construction lost 600,000 jobs during the downturn. Many had been held by boomers who either retired or left the industry.…

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Solve Small Business Hiring With an Applicant Tracking System

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What is an Applicant Tracking System (ATS)? An applicant tracking system is a type of HR software that automates the hiring and onboarding process. Small businesses that rely on manual hiring processes will struggle in today’s competitive talent market. Regardless of your hiring needs or type of business, an ATS will make hiring easier and…

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