Author: Ally Edwards

CANNABIS: PAYROLL SHOULD BE EASY, RIGHT?

In 2013, the Cole Memorandum, which advised U.S. attorneys to refrain from prosecuting state-licensed marijuana businesses unless they violated a federal law was signed by the Obama administration. The Cole Memorandum has since been rescinded in 2018 causing uncertainty among the industry.   Today, 34 states have legalized medical marijuana while 11 states have decriminalized marijuana. (Click here to […]

HOW TO PREPARE FOR AN HCM DEPLOYMENT WITH A JANUARY GO LIVE

With the summer almost over and fall quickly approaching, HR leaders are kicking into high gear planning for Benefit Open Enrollment, Budget Planning, Compliance Reporting, and Mid-Year Reviews. If you are like so many other HR leaders of mid-market organizations, you may have elected to upgrade or deploy a new Human Capital Management (HCM) software […]

3 WAYS TO EMBRACE DIVERSITY AT YOUR ORGANIZATION

According to The U.S. Transgender Survey, there are currently 1.4 million transgender American adults, and of this population, 33% wish to not be assigned to either the female or male gender and consider themselves gender-nonbinary. Although this class is not officially recognized and protected under Title VII at the federal level, states have taken action to accommodate […]

HOW TO COMPLY WITH I-9 REQUIREMENTS FOR REMOTE WORKERS

Technology offers new hires the opportunity to complete paperwork, upload documents, and e-sign documents from anywhere, at any time. In fact, many agile organizations take advantage of the technology and begin the employee onboarding process prior to a new hire’s first day as a way to increase employee engagement and drive productivity. When it comes to onboarding […]

4 TIPS FOR IMPLEMENTING A REMOTE WORK POLICY POST COVID-19

Long before anyone had heard of Covid-19, the demand for remote work was already growing. Both business leaders and their employees discovered that remote work had many benefits and very few disadvantages. For instance, working remotely reduces the overheads that business owners need to pay for electricity and desk space. Remote work also means that […]

HOW TECHNOLOGY CAN AID TALENT ACQUISITION

Today’s workplace, especially in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, is an increasingly digitally-dependent one. With a younger, more tech-savvy generation entering the workforce, companies are being pushed into digitizing the employee experience: starting first and foremost with how they recruit talent. The days of using cold calls, classifieds, and sifting through piles of resumes to […]

BIOMETRIC PRIVACY LAWS: WHAT SHOULD HR DO?

A Spiceworks survey shows that 62% of organizations currently use biometric authentication technology in the workplace and that an additional 24% plan to implement biometric technology within the next two years. Employees are quick to ditch memorizing long, lengthy passwords and HR is on board to implement biometric technology to help accomplish a wide of range […]

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