How Long Should Onboarding Take for New Hires?

Effective employee onboarding is essential for successful recruitment and strong retention rates. A common question among those responsible for new hires is: how long should onboarding take? In this post, we explore the answer and highlight the benefits of a more intensive onboarding program. Average Time to Bring On New Hires Research from CareerBuilder reveals…

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The 9 Top Time Clocks for Small Business

Small business owners make hundreds of decisions to help their company grow and thrive. Forbes surveyed 500 small businesses in 2022 and discovered a whopping 78 percent said “technology would be a top investment” with 38 percent looking to focus on “improving internal processes/workflows.” Efficient employee time tracking occupies the energy of every small business,…

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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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