Biometric Time Clocks: The Ultimate Guide for Employers

Did you know that employers can save 10% of their payroll expenses and reduce wage theft? 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 over the basics. What are…

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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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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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10 Shift Planning Tips and Advice for Small Businesses

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An essential part of time and labor optimization is shift planning. Would you like to improve shift planning at your small business? We’ve gathered 10 tips along with actionable advice to help you. First off, let’s review the goals of employee shift scheduling: Meet business demands Ensure employees can take care of your customers, clients,…

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7 Employee Time Tracking Tools For Small Businesses

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How do you choose time tracking tools for your small business? Time tracking tools can give small businesses a competitive edge. Are you taking advantage of them? First things first: What is a time tracking tool? Time tracking tools automate employee time and attendance The software creates timecards and stores them online Import time data…

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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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