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2411, 2014

Five Performance Review Mistakes Managers Make

Most organizations provide performance reviews on a regular schedule. Unfortunately, many managers and HR professionals never have specific training on how to make a performance review useful and effective, resulting in reviews that don’t mean anything or have any impact. Here are some common mistakes that are made during the performance review process.

Unclear or Vague […]

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1811, 2014

5 Ways to Achieve Maximum Employee Self-Service Buy-In

No matter how good a system is, unless it reaches maximum employee buy-in, it will not be accepted as an efficient HRMS with great self-service functionality. If an employee doesn’t trust the system or is not able to understand the effectiveness of the system, they will return back to legacy channels to get answers to […]

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1411, 2014

How an HRMS Can Help with Employee Turnover

Employee turnover can be very expensive. According to LinkedIn, the average yearly turnover at a company is 15 percent, 10.3 percent of which is entirely preventable. Losing workers and having to replace them is very expensive – LinkedIn noted that the average cost of avoidable turnover is $75 million for U.S. employers each year, and these […]

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1211, 2014

Manage Your Employee Feedback with Survey Management Tools

In all organizations, HR administrators and executives can benefit from understanding the needs, desires and sentiments of their employees. Often times, gathering this information can be very difficult to do or is done in an unorganized and unrepeatable way. For example, in many organizations HR administrators can benefit greatly from gathering an employee feedback survey […]

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1011, 2014

IRS Increases 2015 FSA Contribution Limit

FSAThe IRS announced in late October that the maximum annual contribution limit for health care flexible spending accounts will increase by $50, bringing the annual limit up to $2,550. This new limit will take effect FSA on January 1.

This is the first contribution increase since the […]

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611, 2014

Three Tips for Making the Most Out of Your HRMS Demo

Technology has dramatically altered the lives of HR professionals over the past 15 years. Today, much of what used to be time consuming and manual processes are performed by computers, freeing us to work on higher-value activities. And the demand for technological solutions to human resource issues increases each year.

What happens when you are the […]

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3010, 2014

Building a Business Case for Integrated HR and Payroll Software

We all know that having integrated Payroll and HR Software would make life a lot easier, but in order to secure the budget needed for the software you will need a very clear business case for how the investment will benefit the organization.  Take a look at these items that you should consider when building your business […]

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2710, 2014

Workforce Trends to Watch Out for in 2015

As every year starts to wind down we tend to start thinking about what trends we’ll see in the new year, especially when it comes to workforce and employment – recruiting, retention, compensation, etc. Recently, Viser, a workforce analytics and planning solutions organization, gave us their predictions on workforce trends in 2015. They […]

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2110, 2014

The 4 Rules of HRMS User Training

Effective HRMS user training is essential for successful adoption of new software and processes. Even the best HRMS software will be of no benefit to your organization if the HRMS user training in not effective or comprehensive. When requiring employees to adopt new systems and procedures, it is important to get user buy-in from the […]

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1610, 2014

How Time-Off Tracking Can Be a Powerful Tool for Your Organization

In many organizations, employees are granted “Time-Off” from work.  This “Time-Off” may be either paid or unpaid depending upon the policy of the organization.  Additionally, organizations often have policies (or rules) that determine how much “Time-Off” can be earned by an employee.

The Time-Off Tracking feature in InfinityHR provides for a simple, yet powerful, mechanism to […]

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