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The Importance of Facial Recognition Time Clocks for Small Businesses

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Updated April 17, 2024 A facial recognition time clock is no longer a luxury. Advanced biometric clocks are a must-have for today’s workplaces. A facial recognition time clock is the best technology for tracking employee time. It solves a multitude of problems employers are facing with their workforces. What is a Facial Recognition Time Clock?…

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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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Mental Health Awareness Month: A Round-Up of Resources

Mental health is a critical aspect of overall well-being. When people feel supported in their emotional and mental needs, they tend to thrive in their personal and professional lives. Providing the necessary support to members of your organization is no longer just nice to have; it’s an essential aspect of caring for employees and their…

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Meal and Rest Break Laws: California

As the nation’s most populous state with over 39 million residents, California also has complex labor regulations designed to protect the workforce. Understanding the laws around meal and rest breaks in California can help your business maintain compliance and avoid costly penalties. Explore the California meal and break regulations, including statewide requirements and individual city…

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You Can’t Spell ‘Hero’ Without ‘HR’

Human resources has long been a vital department in any business, regardless of industry or purpose. But over the years, the role of HR has evolved. What was once a behind-the-scenes role that handled benefits and payroll has taken center stage, serving a critical role in all aspects of the employee life cycle. Celebrating HR…

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All About Pay Transparency (With a Roundup of State Laws)

Pay transparency laws are becoming more prevalent across various states and cities in the U.S., leading employers to reevaluate their job listings. Here’s an overview of what you need to know about pay transparency. We outline the definition, objectives, and compliance with laws, as well as define how WorkforceHub can support these requirements. What is…

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6 Tips to Say Goodbye to Constant Timesheet Reminders

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Managers hate to nag about an employee’s timecard with ongoing timesheet reminders. It can feel like a power struggle with a bunch of five-year-olds. You hire competent professionals. You don’t want to think of them as kids who refuse to pick up their toys. Getting employees to turn in timecards is a problem that has…

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How to Build a Thriving Atmosphere with Remote Employees

Managing a workforce can be a challenge, even when you have opportunities to interact in person. Maintaining a supportive and collaborative atmosphere becomes even tougher when employees work remotely or adhere to a hybrid schedule with less in-person interaction. But you don’t have to sacrifice the atmosphere you want simply by allowing employees to work…

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An Overview of the Overtime Threshold Under the FLSA (Updated May 2024)

On April 23, 2024, the Department of Labor (DOL) announced a final overtime rule. The latest rule, titled Defining and Delimiting the Exemptions for Executive, Professional, Outside Sales, and Computer Employees, revises existing regulations under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). This shift has the potential to impact a large number of employees who are…

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6 Best Practices for Seasonal Hiring

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Seasonal hiring isn’t limited to the holidays—think summer lifeguards and camp counselors. Seasonal hiring presents a particular challenge to employers. Competition for quality employees is stiff. Onboarding needs to be successful and immediate. If you don’t start training early, seasonal employees are left to sink or swim. So, what seasonal hiring best practices can help…

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WorkforceHub Caters to Small Business Success

Running a small business is no small feat. As the captain of the ship, you’re constantly facing challenges that require you to change course and adjust your steering, often on a moment’s notice. We understand the complexities that come with being a small business owner in today’s economy, and we’ve designed WorkforceHub with that in…

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Your Guide to Finding and Bringing On Gig Workers

In today’s ever-changing labor market, it’s crucial to think creatively when seeking to fill roles. With many job seekers prioritizing flexibility and independence, remote and gig work have surged in popularity. However, adapting your hiring practices to accommodate these non-traditional employment arrangements can pose challenges, especially for companies accustomed to traditional hiring methods. This guide…

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