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Join Asure Software at the 2019 Texas Payroll Conference

Join Asure Software at the 2019 Texas Payroll Conference, September 11-14 in San Antonio. Discover Asure Smart Office in the Expo Hall, Booth 28, featuring AsureHCM automation facilitating key facets of Human Capital Management:+ Talent Management:...

5 Reasons to Drop Your PEO

You chose to outsource HR activities with the best of intentions. Initially, the appeal was there – 3rd party as much as possible to focus on your organization’s strategic endeavors. Though over time, service problems and costs accelerate to an unsustainable reality....

Workplace Guide to Mental Health

Around the world, workers are reporting feeling more exhausted and stressed out at work than ever before. We all have good days and bad days, but an increasing number of employees are suffering from debilitating, yet common mental health issues, including depression...

How to Handle Political Conversation in the Office

Politics has always been a sensitive subject—but in today’s climate, it has become even more contentious and divisive. In fact, one survey found that nearly 50% of employees have witnessed a political conversation escalate into an argument at work. In a survey by the...

2019 FAHU Educational Symposium & Networking Event

Join Asure Software at the 2019 FAHU Educational Symposium & Networking Event, August 22-23 in Tampa. Discover Asure Smart Office in the Expo Hall, Booth 24, featuring AsureHCM automation facilitating key facets of talent-attracting and retaining employee benefits...

2019 HR Florida Conference & Expo

Join Asure Software at the 2019 HR Florida Conference & Expo, August 25-28 in Orlando. Discover Asure Smart Office in the Expo Hall, Booth 430, featuring AsureHCM automation facilitating key facets of Human Capital Management: Talent Management:...

How Multistate Payroll Tax Management & SUI Work

Complicated multistate tax laws can confound even the most savvy employers, but there’s no reason to sacrifice a good night’s sleep worrying over it.Vice President of Sales, Tax & Compliance, Summer Poletti, explains what your company needs to do to stay...

How to Encourage Innovation in Your Team

The speed of change is one of the top business challenges that organizations face today. To compete, it requires flexibility and an innovative mindset. However, “while 63% of companies are hiring chief innovation officers (CIOs) and more than 90% are using new...

What Is Workplace Ghosting?

“Ghosting” is an online dating practice that has become widespread among Millennials and Generation Z. In this cruel behavior, a person ceases communications with a suitor rather than saying they are no longer interested in a relationship. Phone calls and emails go...

How to Encourage Employee Retention

Employee engagement levels in the U.S. are on the rise. In 2018, Gallup reported that the percentage of workers who are enthusiastic about work was 34%, tying its highest level since 2000. Since engagement is tied to positive business outcomes, this progress is great...

Tips for a Successful Employee Referral Program

Employees hired through employee referral programs tend to be better qualified and more well-suited to the employer’s company culture. Internal referrals result in faster hires than other recruiting channels and often come with a lower cost-to-hire. For this and other...

Hiring Mistakes to Avoid for Small Businesses

Hiring Mistakes to Avoid for Small Businesses

If a small business has poorly defined recruitment and hiring processes, it becomes difficult to attract and hire top talent in this competitive labor market. Making a bad hire can be disruptive and costly—particularly for small businesses where tight-knit teams work...

5 Things to Consider When Creating an Employee Attendance Policy

The employment attendance policy is one of the most important components of the employee handbook. Companies that get attendance right can offer employees better work-life balance and flexibility without sacrificing business objectives. Those that get it wrong often...

What to Consider When Creating Tuition Reimbursement Programs

Employee compensation and benefits planning can be a tricky challenge with four generations currently in the workforce. The ability to pursue continuing education and develop as professionals is popular at most career stages, and surveys show that Millennials strongly...

How to Recognize Employee Disengagement

Workforce productivity is strongest when employees are actively engaged. Engaged employees tend to stay longer with their employers, lowering the recruitment and training costs associated with employee turnover. Unfortunately, disengagement is common in the modern...

How to Design for Privacy in the Office

Office spaces with open floor plans were originally designed to inspire collaboration and drive innovation. However, recent research suggests that this strategy actually creates stress for employees and lack of privacy in the workplace is a serious issue. Too much...

What to Consider When Creating a Pet Friendly Office Policy

By some estimates, Millennials will comprise 50% of the workforce by next year. Their priorities when choosing employers and their preferences for office culture and workspace design will dominate the next 20 years in recruitment strategies. Surveys have shown that...

Pros and Cons of BYOD

In today’s global economy, enterprise mobility plays an important role in driving business agility and success. Mobile devices, especially the use of employees’ personal devices, empower the workforce to be more productive, accessible, and accountable. To make the...

How Facilities Management Became Part of HR

Traditionally, facilities management was thought of primarily as a blend of asset management and cost containment. Facilities managers focused on buildings and equipment in order to maximize the use of those items to the benefit of an organization. Research continues...

Celebrating Mother’s Day at Work

Women make up about half of the US workforce. According to Pew Research, seven in 10 mothers with children younger than 18 years of age are in the US labor force. Yet working mothers face significant challenges when juggling a career and family. In fact, working...

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