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[Video] 3 Construction Payroll Problems Your Prospects Haven’t Solved

Construction contractors offer terrific opportunities for HCM sales reps, because they face unique time-and-attendance problems that most companies in the industry haven’t solved—but desperately need to. Every time they issue a paycheck, they’re taking certain risks that could result in government audits, fines, employee disputes, or public lawsuits. Fortunately, we can give you insight into their pains that gives you …

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Put Complex Union Pay Rules Behind You for Good

Union-based construction and manufacturing companies don’t have it easy when it comes to writing paychecks. Union rules have a major impact how timekeeping and payroll are processed. Complex calculations need to be applied to each employee, making it particularly challenging to manage time and payroll records accurately. As regulations place an increasing emphasis on complying with union contracts and bargaining …

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End Your Painful Payroll Management [Infographic]

Managing payroll can be like trying to untie an impossible knot. Every pay period, you have to take data from multiple systems that don’t play well together, apply your unique business rules, and enter them into your payroll system. For many companies, that means dedicating as much as 20% of the week to the task of manually entering every piece …

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How to Recover 300 Hours of Grant Management Per Year

If you’re like most nonprofits, you spend an extra 8 to 12 hours each pay period calculating grant allocation for your funding reports. It’s intense work that requires sifting through complex (and error-prone) spreadsheets, pulling out the right data, and making sense of it for the report. It also means you’ve spent as much as 30% of your week using …

How One HCM Company Made Grant Allocation Easy for Nonprofits

The Housing Assistance Council (HAC) is a non-profit corporation in Washington, D.C., that helps local organizations build affordable homes in rural America. The HAC staff works on multiple grant-funded project assignments throughout a pay cycle. For billing purposes and to improve visibility into their various projects, the payroll team had to allocate the salaried employees’ earnings in proportion to the …

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Working With APIs: DIY or Use a Trusted Integrator?

APIs (application program interfaces) allow different systems to communicate with each other. APIs are an alternative to using files such as .txt or .csv, XML or database connections for data transfer. Many HCM vendors are opening up APIs or web services to allow clients or vendors to exchange information with their modules. However, a common misperception is that APIs complete the …