Payroll Processing Done Right: In-House vs. Outsourcing

How to handle payroll processing is a question all businesses must consider. Small business owners might be able to manage payroll themselves, but it takes time and is susceptible to errors. Medium and large businesses can justify hiring a dedicated HR professional, but time, errors, and cost are still less than ideal. The right software […]

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Payroll Software Guide: Key Features and Benefits

You certainly know what payroll is. You might even know all that is involved in the payroll process. But did you know that payroll software can make the payroll process easier and more efficient for your company? Check out our insider’s guide to payroll software, including key features you need and real-life business benefits.  What […]

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HR Technology: Why NOW is the Right Time to Switch to Netchex

The HR calendar is full year-round, especially in the latter half of the year. From open enrollment to taxes, there is so much to plan, analyze, and report. HR professionals barely have time to breathe, much less get anything else done.   Thankfully, HR technology is designed to make the administrative side of HR easier, smarter, and more efficient year-round, not just at year-end (but we are here […]

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Behind the Scenes: Why You Should Run Your Office Like a Film Set

Making a movie is no small feat. Those working behind-the-scenes must be meticulous in their work to make movie magic happen. Whether it’s dealing with high profile, demanding actors, lighting a scene, or balancing a multi-million dollar budget, no box can be left unchecked.   Organization and flexibility are key   The average film set employees between 500-1,000 people all with different roles and responsibilities. Just to name a few…  The […]

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HR Legislation: Joint Employment, Independent Contractors, Overtime Exemption, and COVID Disability

As a fourth wave of COVID spreads across the country, the Biden administration is working to refine existing COVID legislation, while also passing new measures designed to protect people. The most recent HR legislative updates involve: Protecting COVID long haulers Reexamining overtime exemption requirements Rescinding Trump era employment policies Take a deeper dive into these […]

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Netchex Multiplex: How would HR handle your favorite movie characters?

Problematic employees are impossible to avoid. Every company experiences them sooner or later—even small businesses. They still slip through the cracks occasionally and get hired. Problem employees can be frustrating and exhausting for HR, managers, and their fellow employees. They can also cause financial issues for a business. Knowing HR strategies on how to handle […]

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Addressing Gender Inclusivity in the Modern Workplace

Political debates about gender, sexual identity, and orientation have made common sense accommodations unnecessarily polarizing in the workplace. Every business should strive to ensure everyone feels welcome and valued as an equal part of the team.  Not only is discrimination illegal, it can also drive away some of your most motivated employees. This includes customers […]

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Finding the Balance: How to Create a Hybrid Work Environment

As the business world and worker expectations continue to evolve, many businesses are left with a future of work dilemma: return to the office, remote employees, or a hybrid work environment. Each has their advantages and disadvantages from both an employer and employee perspective. Recent research shows that employees like remote work, but also miss the day-to-day interactions […]

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What is Hybrid Work? And How Can It Benefit Your Company?

The expectations of workers in America have changed. Most companies resisted the idea of remote work until 2020, when the COVID-19 response demanded new levels of flexibility. For many companies, remote work no longer became a perk, it became a necessity. Over the past year and half, two trends have emerged: one expected and the other […]

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