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The Best Way to Track Employee Hours (Hourly & Salaried)

employee timekeeping

Tracking employee hours correctly is essential for payroll, compliance and growth. After all, you can’t have a business without paying your employees. In addition, tracking hours allows you to bill your clients and tie employee time to specific projects. At a broader level, it helps you understand how your labor dollars are spent. What’s the…

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7 Skills-Based Hiring Best Practices: Hire for Skills, Not Just Degrees

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Skills-based hiring has been on the front burner since last years’ executive order that allows federal agencies to prioritize skills-based hiring over education-based requirements. The federal government employs about 3% of the U.S. workforce, which is no small number. Extend that to the entire government sector including state and local governments and the number rises to…

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WorkforceHub and BambooHR Pricing Comparison

BambooHR pricing

WorkforceHub Product Pricing Comparison Comparing small business HR software pricing is not straightforward. Each tech suite has its own combination of features and vendors use multiple pricing models. For example BambooHR pricing is based on the feature package and add-ons. BambooHR Essentials is $4.95 PEPM (Per Employee Per Month) but doesn’t include Hiring and Onboarding.…

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The Best Small Business HR Tech for Digital Employee Experience

SwipeClock WorkforceHUB

Why Should You Care About the Digital Employee Experience At Your Company? The digital employee experience is the quality of the employee’s experience with their work tech. Indeed, it may be the most important element of the employee experience–especially for those that need technology to do most (or all) their job functions. That includes every…

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10 Predictive Scheduling Laws Employers Should Understand

10 Secure Scheduling Rules Employers should know

Updated August 31, 2021 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, scheduling affects more than compliance. It is central to company culture. Good scheduling increases engagement,…

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5 Compelling Ways a Good Org Chart Helps Your Small Business

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The traditional org chart has been a corporate staple for over a century. Yet business structures and management practices have changed dramatically.  Companies with a flat hierarchy and cross-trained employees that move between projects may think the org chart is obsolete.  Does an org chart still have value for modern small businesses that don’t have…

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Hiring Teens? How to Avoid a Department of Labor Audit

child labor laws

Many businesses reopening after lockdowns are scrambling to find workers. Due to labor shortages for some types of jobs, some employers are turning to the youth labor market. Industries include food and beverage, retail, healthcare, and sports and recreation. Consider the numbers from April 2021; according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, of 266,000 jobs…

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Create Career Paths in 7 Steps [or Lose Your Best Employees]

career paths

Create career paths and improve retention dramatically. Career paths are essential to employee engagement. And every business owner knows that employee engagement improves retention. Therefore, career paths are the key to business growth. What is a Career Path? A career path is an advancement roadmap with short- and long-term benchmarks. It maps the route an…

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