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A Look at the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP)

The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) was created under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Securities (CARES) Act to provide relief to small businesses adversely impacted by the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. The plan to issue forgivable loans to businesses needing to make payroll in uncertain circumstances was intended to help businesses stay afloat while still paying…

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Supporting Worker Well-Being in the Face of Disruption and Corporate Change

Amid the havoc of COVID-19, increased stress and anxiety features as an invisible chronic symptom. People lucky enough to still be working may be concerned about job stability, adjusting to working from home or feeling stressed about still going into the workplace amidst coronavirus contagion. The demands of being substitute educators for kids who are…

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Has the Pandemic Accelerated the Future of Remote Working?

“The COVID-19 coronavirus is becoming the accelerator for one of the greatest workplace transformations of our lifetime. How we work, exercise, shop, learn, communicate, and of course, where we work, will be changed forever!” – Jeanne Meister, Forbes The Impact of the Coronavirus on HR and the New Normal of Work. Five weeks later, for…

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The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) Details

Employer Responsibilities as it Relates to the FFCRA: The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA or Act) requires certain employers to provide their employees with paid sick leave or expanded family and medical leave for specified reasons related to COVID-19.[1] The Department of Labor’s (Department) Wage and Hour Division (WHD) administers and enforces the new law’s paid leave…

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The FFCRA is in Effect – Are you Ready?

Wise Payroll Consultants get real on what you need to know about The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA)  How to Get Your System Ready Compliance: Do I have to pay my Employees under this Act? Consideration: Consider codes for non-regulatory code usage such as “COVPTO” that can be given to employees so they do not…

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What is Social HR and its Functionalities?

The question is no longer, “Does your organization have a presence on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter?” In 2020, if your company is not on social media, you’re considered inaccessible. The questions now are, “How effective is your social media presence at attracting and retaining valuable employees, building your brand, and racking up shares, likes &…

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Beyond Collecting Data: Positioning your Organization to Make Smart, Data-Driven Payroll Decisions

The term data-driven can be misleading: not just any data will do. The quality and choice of data and how it gets cross-examined matters. It matters a lot. Below, key payroll professionals from Wise Consulting’s Managed Payroll practice help outline the value of using analytics to make data-driven payroll decisions. Let’s Start with the Basics:…

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Part 2: What is Analytics and How is it Changing the Future of HR?

In Part 1 of “What is Analytics and How is it Changing the Future of HR?”, we learned how analytics is different from data, how cloud HCM software has the capability to employ analytics and how to decipher what pieces of information are most valuable. Now, you might be wondering how analytics applies to your…

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Part 1: What is Analytics and How is it Changing the Future of HR?

Analytics has been a big buzzword in human capital management for a while now. Why should we care about it and how can its power be tapped? In the first installment of our two-part series, “What is Analytics and How is it Changing the Future of HR?”, we take a deeper look at what analytics…

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In Today’s Digital Age, Are Your Prioritizing Your HR Data Privacy?

By now, as consumers, we should be aware that our data is being shared pretty much all the time. Digital privacy is scarce. Whether you see vacation packages for Aruba and Bermuda popping up on your Facebook feed after you searched for “Best Island to Visit this Summer,” or you receive mail advertising paid radio…

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