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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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Create a Career Path Program in 7 Steps [or Lose Your Best Employees]

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Create a career path program and improve retention dramatically. Advancement opportunity is essential to employee engagement which is a major factor in retention. Therefore, a career paths program can fuel growth. And you’ll improve your culture as an added bonus. What is a Career Path? A career path is an advancement roadmap with short- and…

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Predictive Scheduling: What You Need to Know

10 Secure Scheduling Rules Employers should know

A predictive scheduling law may be coming soon to your state. Is your employee scheduling compliant? In this post, we discuss ten practices contained in these “fair workweek,” “stable scheduling” and “fair scheduling” laws. Of course, predictable employee work scheduling affects more than compliance. It is central to company culture. Good scheduling practices increases engagement,…

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Employers: Don’t Make These Top 13 FMLA Mistakes

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Improve your FMLA administration to prevent compliance violations and ensure employees can use it if necessary. 5 Key FMLA Findings Mental Health: The Department of Labor recently published new guidance on mental health and FMLA. Newly issued Fact Sheet #280 explains when eligible employees may take FMLA leave to address mental health conditions, and new Frequently Asked…

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Reference Checking: The Ultimate Guide

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Professional recruiters understand the importance of reference checking and other vetting procedures. Reference checks, like background checks, uncover information that a hiring manager cannot obtain through other methods. Did you know ApplicantStack has a one-click browser extension integration with Verified First background screening? Verified First provides fast and thorough I-9 verification, criminal records checks, driving…

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Improve Employee Relations with 7 Strategies [Remote & Onsite]

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There is a lot at stake when it comes to employee relations. It has never been more important for managers to step up their efforts. Good employee relations result in lower turnover and higher productivity. What are Employee Relations? Employee relations is a function of Human Resources that creates and manages policies involving employees’ relationships with their…

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5 Ways to Slash Labor Costs (Without Layoffs)

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Looking for ways to reduce labor costs? Consider an automated timekeeping solution. Automated timekeeping includes specialized software and an integrated physical time clock. It manages and simplifies shift clocking, timecards, and employee scheduling. 5 Ways to Slash Labor Costs With a Timekeeping Solution Let’s look at the top 5 ways a timekeeping system lowers labor…

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Biometric Time Clocks: The Ultimate Guide for Employers

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Did you know that employers can save 10% of their payroll expenses and reduce wage theft with a biometric time clock? 4 Ways Biometric Time Clocks Reduce Payroll Costs Eliminate time theft by buddy punching Reduce time theft by hours padding Prevent out-of-schedule punches Decrease payroll mistakes Before we get into the details, let’s go…

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