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Spring is upon us and that means it’s time for some spring cleaning. If you’re a history buff, you might be interested to know that spring cleaning has been adapted by generation upon generation and dates back to at least the Dark Ages. And now, in our modern consumerist culture where people have a tendency … Continue reading How to Marie Kondo Your HR and Payroll Filing Cabinets
I once overheard somebody say: “Overpay your employees by a dollar and you won’t hear anything, underpay your employees by a dollar and you’ll have a line out the door.” What does this mean? Accuracy is the single most important part of a payroll administrator’s job. Employers are responsible for paying their employees properly and … Continue reading What a First-Time Payroll Administrator Needs to Know
Fun fact: Screwing up payroll isn’t just frustrating for employees and a hassle for your organization, it’s also illegal. Eighty-two million U.S. employees – that’s 54% of the American workforce – are affected by payroll problems. And it takes just two payroll errors to send nearly half of U.S. employees looking for a new job. … Continue reading Proofreading Payroll: How Can I Be Sure It’s Done Right?
Remember those “word problems” in math class? If 2 trains leave the station going in opposite directions, and the conductor of train A buys 3 apples for 75 cents, and the conductor of train B buys 2 apples for 40 cents, is Jill older than Jane? OK, maybe they weren’t that complicated in algebra class, … Continue reading Payroll Systems – “If I’d known there was going to be math involved…”
Payroll outsourcing is nothing new. For years, many firms outsourced their payroll function to reduce their costs and improve the efficiency of a largely non-strategic activity. But now, home care agencies realize that pay is the core of the employer-employee relationship, and must not only be delivered efficiently and perfectly every time, but also be … Continue reading Payroll Outsourcing: Is HRIS Spelled M-E-S-S at Your Agency?