The CheckPoint HR Blog

Creating a well-structured onboarding process

Posted by Tim Padva on Mon, Nov 30, 2015

When new employees join your organization, you’ve got one chance to forge a strong first impression and position them for success. That means the content and delivery of your onboarding process can mean the difference between a failed hire and a long-term contributing employee. Onboarding presents a complex challenge because it requires busy HR departments to quickly address multiple goals and tasks.

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Topics: hr processes, onboarding

Tips For Recruiting Employees

Posted by Bill Faughnan on Thu, Mar 24, 2011

In today's technologically advanced world, recruiting high-quality staff is easier than ever. From blogs, websites and social networking media outlets, possibilities are endless. If done correctly, recruiting can bring in numerous candidates without spending much time or money. Mixing new methods with successful traditional ones will help you lure top potential employees before the competition snags them. 

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Topics: human resources, hr processes, recruiting employees, employee relations, hiring new employees, hiring staff, new employees

Importance of Training in Your Organization

Posted by Eileen Bowers on Thu, Feb 24, 2011

by Eileen Bowers
PHR / Training and Development
CheckPoint HR

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Topics: human resources, hr functions, hrms, hr processes, human resource management system, training

Integrating HR Processes From Hire to Retire

Posted by Bill Faughnan on Tue, Feb 8, 2011

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Topics: employee benefits, human resources, hr, hr strategy, hr functions, hrms, hr processes, human resource management system, HRIS, Human Resource Management Software

Avoiding Wrongful Discharge Claims

Posted by Bill Faughnan on Thu, Jan 27, 2011

Join us for a Free Webinar on February 8

CheckPoint HR invites you to join us for a free Webinar to discuss best practices to avoid wrongful discharge claims.

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Topics: human resources, checkpoint hr, hr, hr strategy, hr functions, hr processes, wrongful termination, wrongful discharge claims

Pre-Tax Transit Benefits Remain at $230 per Month through 12/31/2011

Posted by Denise Bauwens on Fri, Dec 17, 2010

As mentioned in our December 1 post, many transit reimbursement account holders were awaiting developments on Capitol Hill regarding the transit pre-tax funding maximums for 2011. We are happy to announce that we finally have updated information to share!
 
The portion of the February 2009 stimulus bill that increased pre-tax transit benefits to $230.00 per month and was due to expire on 12/31/2010 has been extended another year, to 12/31/2011.

$230.00 - Transit Monthly Maximum
$230.00 - Parking Monthly Maximum
 
Plan Administrators that have already enrolled members in the transit benefit under the default maximum can submit new enrollments for the members wishing to contribute a higher amount using the Commuter Reimbursement Account Change Form.  The completed form(s) can be sent directly to your dedicated AmeriFlex Account Executive.

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Topics: Health Care Reform, employee benefits, hr, benefits strategy, hr processes

2011 Limits for Commuter Reimbursement Accounts (Parking & Transit)

Posted by Bill Faughnan on Wed, Dec 1, 2010

Like you, CheckPoint HR is awaiting developments on Capitol Hill regarding the transit and parking pre-tax funding maximums for 2011. The February 2009 "stimulus" bill equalized the limits for parking and transit to $230 per month. However, under that same legislation, this is also scheduled to expire at the end of 2010.  Read More.
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Topics: Health Care Reform, employee benefits, human resources, managing hr processes, hrms, hr processes

Employee Background Checks Simplify the Hiring Process

Posted by Bill Faughnan on Wed, Dec 1, 2010

In times of economic uncertainty, the hiring process can be extremely beneficial in leveraging the best talent and reducing the risk of financial or productivity loss or employee harm. In order to make the best informed decision companies should have a multifaceted hiring process in which to evaluate a candidate which includes a background check.

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Topics: employee benefits, Benefits, human resources, hr, benefits strategy, hr strategy, managing hr processes, hrms, automated hr, hr processes, health care costs, hr channel partners

Check Out the Latest Webinars from CheckPoint HR

Posted by Bill Faughnan on Wed, Dec 1, 2010

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Topics: employee benefits, Benefits, human resources, checkpoint hr, hr, benefits strategy, hr strategy, managing hr processes, hr functions, hrms, automated hr, hr processes, health care costs, insurance broker, benefits broker, webinars, retirement

Tips to Enhance End-of-the-Year Performance Reviews

Posted by Bill Faughnan on Mon, Nov 29, 2010

CheckPoint HR released a white paper containing tips to enhance EOY Performance Reviews.

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Topics: employee benefits, human resources, hr, hr strategy, managing hr processes, hr functions, automated hr, hr processes