The CheckPoint HR Blog

Outsourcing Functions, Not Jobs

Posted by Steve Gerrard on Wed, Jan 9, 2013

“Outsourcing” is a highly charged word for most Americans, synonymous with heartless cost-cutting tactics taken by large corporations. But a recent article on outsourcing in CFO.com describes how small companies are now beginning to outsource. 

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Topics: small businesses, hr spend, hr, hr strategy, hrms, payroll, Human Resource Management Software, hr outsourcing, hr department

Human Resource Management Software – Choosing the Best One for Your Business

Posted by Bill Faughnan on Thu, Jun 28, 2012

Human resource management software has changed the business world.  On the rise ever since the late 1980s, these programs have played a huge role in changing the functions of human resource departments across the country.  The days of archaic filing systems are fading into not-so-pleasant memories, and modern HR workers are enjoying the simplified workload that human resource management software can provide.  There are hundreds of different human resource management software options on the market for businesses, and selecting between the different ones can seem as daunting a task as finding a specific employee's pay records for a certain week was in the days of paper filing.  Luckily, a few pointers will help make the job a bit easier.

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Topics: Human Resource Management Software

HR and Payroll Software Industry on the Rise

Posted by Bill Faughnan on Mon, Oct 3, 2011

According to a recent study, the revenue for human resources and payroll software is expected to rise over the next five years to an upwards of $4 billion. Private investment in computers and software and adoption of the Software as a Service (Saas) business model are factors in the revenue growth. Some organizations will return to outsourcing HR and payroll as corporate profit continues to rise.

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Topics: payroll services, Human Resource Management Software, hr software, payroll software, hr and payroll software

Employee Background Checks

Posted by Bill Faughnan on Thu, May 5, 2011

Before hiring new employees, many companies conduct employee background checks, which can range from a simple reference check to a closer examination into credit scores and criminal records. This information is crucial to employers, as it tests the credibility and honesty of a future employee of the organization. It may be necessary to inquire about past salaries as well, in an effort to ensure that potential employees are being truthful about the compensation they received during their previous employment.

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Topics: hrms, human resource management system, Human Resource Technology, Human Resource Management Software, employee background checks

Human Resource Management Software – Choosing the Best One for Your Business

Posted by Bill Faughnan on Fri, Apr 1, 2011

Human resource management software has changed the business world.  On the rise ever since the late 1980s, these programs have played a huge role in changing the functions of human resource departments across the country.  The days of archaic filing systems are fading into not-so-pleasant memories, and modern HR workers are enjoying the simplified workload that human resource management software can provide.  There are hundreds of different human resource management software options on the market for businesses, and selecting between the different ones can seem as daunting a task as finding a specific employee's pay records for a certain week was in the days of paper filing.  Luckily, a few pointers will help make the job a bit easier.

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Topics: Human Resource Management Software

Five Initiatives for 2011

Posted by Bill Faughnan on Mon, Feb 14, 2011

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Topics: human resources, hr, hr strategy, hr functions, hrms, human resource management system, HRIS, Human Resource Management Software, web based hr

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

Determining the Need for an HRMS Solution

Posted by Tim Padva on Tue, Jan 18, 2011

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Topics: human resources, hr, hrms, human resource management system, HRIS, Human Resource Management Software, web based hr