Many small firms use manual processes for tracking their staffs' paid time off and attendance. They assume that because they have a modestly sized group, it's manageable.Read More
The CheckPoint HR Blog
Topics: human resources
The rapid shifts unfolding for employers this year are bringing concern, confusion and complexity to the human resources landscape. From policy changes to new litigation, these transformations greatly influence how employers and HR professionals approach all aspects of employee administration, talent acquisition and HR management.
It's hard to innovate and improve when you're drowning in dysfunction.
Most employees crave meaningful work - jobs that give them a sense of purpose - and HR professionals are no different. Most HR leaders choose this field because they are passionate about the work and care deeply about talent and people management. As the staff members who work in such a central part of the organization, they likely have a lot of great ideas for how to best improve the company and suggestions and input on what changes should be made to better serve the organization and its employees.Read More
Topics: human resources
Are you thinking about investing in a new HR technology? You certainly aren't alone.
More and more, organizations are looking to automate various business processes - with a lot of emphasis placed on HR functions. This makes sense, considering the pivotal role things like payroll and employee administration play in organizational performance and productivity.
In fact, according to research conducted by Deloitte, a whopping 92 percent of companies are trying to restructure in a way that enables them to better support a new digital culture.
HR software and tools aren't a cure-all for the issues currently plaguing your company. Without a doubt, they can and should be used to help streamline operations, eliminate costly redundancies and improve the overall workflow. However, the simple act of purchasing and implementing a new HR technology system isn't, in and of itself, enough to guarantee you realize all these benefits.Read More
When it comes to meeting your business goals and moving the organization toward its bottom line, it's important to make sure you are optimizing the appropriate processes and tracking the right metrics.
It's no news that human resources is a critical aspect of any company. HR ensures staff gets paid on time, your organization maintains compliance with various and ever-evolving industry regulations and that you're attracting and retaining top talent. Without HR, many major aspects of your company would collapse. And while few would dispute the importance of HR, many businesses tend to overlook the monumental role it plays in the organization's bottom line.Read More
With the recruitment landscape growing increasingly competitive, it's important for employers to offer employees the benefits they want most. Discover the three benefits employees want most.Read More
Improve onboarding to increase retention
Employers shouldn't just view onboarding as something that happens within the first few weeks of someone being hired. It should last, at least to some degree, the individual's entire first year. Consider that, according to the Harvard Business Review, most employees don't reach full productivity until eight months into their roles.
Furthermore, research conducted by Equifax found that, over the past year, the majority of employees who left their jobs did so within 12 months of their start date. Clearly, there's room for improvement - especially since only 28 percent of businesses consider their onboarding program highly successful, according to HBR.Read More
Understand the need for digitization
Paper-based processes and outdated technology slow down HR departments. When employee information is strewn throughout various files, it becomes a hassle to complete even the most elementary tasks.
Take benefits administration, for example. It's tough to identify which benefit offerings employees are selecting or to ensure the correct payroll deductions are being taken when important information is stored on separate systems, or even still recorded with pen and paper.Read More