The Importance of Small Business Workforce Planning

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Small business owners juggle multiple mission critical processes, therefore workforce planning often gets put on the back burner. After all, when you’re trying to keep your business running, you focus on immediate issues–not staffing needs three years out. This is unfortunate because a strategic plan is invaluable. Do you own a small business? You can…

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Full Cycle Recruiting For Beginners

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It’s important for small businesses to understand full cycle recruiting. Are you in charge of the hiring process at your org? Or perhaps you’re in charge of one small slice of the process. Whichever camp you fall into, understanding full cycle recruiting can help you improve hiring. What Is Full Cycle Recruiting? Full life cycle…

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What is the Importance of HR Metrics Analysis?

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HR metrics, or Human Resources metrics, are Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) on people operations. Businesses track them to measure and improve performance, engagement and productivity. Small business HR teams can track metrics for all workforce processes. This includes hiring, pay, time and labor, training, engagement and retention. Common HR metrics and HR metrics formulas include:…

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How WFM Apps Transform People Ops and Company Culture

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When a business adopts workforce management (WFM), it’s generally to increase productivity and forecast labor needs. Its impact on employee engagement is often overlooked. However, WFM apps can have a profound effect on culture. Let’s discuss some of the ways it can improve culture. 8 Ways Workforce Management Helps Employees Love Their Jobs 1. Real-time…

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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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#1 HR Strategy: Align HR & Payroll

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In today’s business climate, inefficiencies pose an existential threat. Tearing down business silos is the low-hanging fruit for improving efficiency. Let’s discuss HR and payroll, two common silos. For a small business to thrive, they need to unify systems, particularly payroll and employee time and labor. As you do, you will improve efficiency and boost…

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International HR Day 2022: Shaping the New Future

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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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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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