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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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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International HR Day 2022: Shaping the New Future

International HR Day 2022

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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Digital Onboarding for Remote Employees

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Remote work is rapidly becoming an accepted and even desired part of the American lifestyle. Take a look at these statistics. Some might surprise you! Nearly two-thirds of companies have remote workers. Inc. estimates that by 2028, one-third of employees will work from home. Worldwide, 70% of people work from home at least once a…

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HRMS Success: How To Manage Human Resources


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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Create a Study Plan to Pass the PHR Certification Test [and SHRM-CP]

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Hello ambitious PHR exam preppers! The Swipeclock team understands how difficult the PHR and SPHR certifications exams are. We’ve put together a PHR exam prep guide for Human Resource professionals pursuing these important career milestones. First, a little context. Skip forward if you don’t need any background info. HR Certification Institute (HRCI) is a premier…

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Fast, Remote Healthcare Employee Onboarding

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Expediting employee onboarding is extremely important for many healthcare organizations right now. An HRMS or Time and Labor system with a new hire onboarding portal is quick, easy, and compliant. If you are onboarding multiple healthcare new hires at once, an HRMS is a must-have. A Human Resources Management System includes everything you need to…

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How Your Small Business HR Strategy Can Help You Scale

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By Grace Lau, Director of Growth Content, Dialpad Startups and small businesses are all about speed and agility. As we’ll see, a little bit of investment into a small business HR strategy now will make scaling your business so much easier in the long term. You don’t necessarily need to hire a full-time employee. There…

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