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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A Guide to Essential Features for Employee Scheduling Software

Creating schedules manually (even online or in a spreadsheet) is a time-consuming process with many of the same limitations as using a paper and pencil. Specialized scheduling software makes the job easier and comes equipped with a wide range of features and benefits. These options are easy to use and are designed to save you time and effort. […]

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How to Keep Employees Engaged Using Scheduling Software

The benefits of scheduling software go way beyond what’s possible with pencil and paper alternatives. In addition to being easier to use, scheduling software can help keep your workforce engaged and motivated. Empower employees by giving them tools and opportunities to influence their own schedules, swap shifts, and check their accumulated hours. You might be […]

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Ten Tips for Creating Better Employee Schedules

Creating employee schedules is not an easy task. With many business and personal factors influencing the decision-making process, it is easy to make mistakes. Without the ease and functionality of employee scheduling software, you probably run into problems like unbalanced shifts or employees working unexpectedly into overtime. Here are a few pro tips to consider […]

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New Netchex Updates Improve Company Compliance and User Experience

As HR professionals, payroll administrators, and C-suite executives, you already know that our industry changes a lot. From recent legislation and compliance concerns to new technology and an evolving workforce, there is much to know and be aware of in order to keep your business safe, your job easy, and fellow employees happy. As part […]

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8 Reasons Why Your Company Needs to Use Employee Scheduling Software

Employee scheduling software is quickly becoming indispensable workplace technology. If you’re still doing business the old-fashioned way—sending an email or submitting a paper request for time off—then you are hindering your business and employees. Like other HR technologies, employee scheduling software makes better use of your staff and the limited hours in each workday. When […]

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