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3 Legal Risks Construction Companies Take Each Pay Period

Messer Construction is a regional general contractor and commercial construction manager in several Midwest and Mid-Southern states. As a government construction contractor, Messer was constantly tied to three requirements that dragged down its productivity and put the business in legal and financial risk. Each pay period put them in a situation that could result in fines, legal fees, and employee …

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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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HCM System APIs: Selling Point or Hidden Cost?

Let’s say you’ve got a prospect who is thinking about purchasing your HCM solution. They’re close to buying, but the big hangup is their existing application that needs to exchange data with your platform. Your default solution is to provide your API data dictionary, but they were hoping your implementation team could handle the integration. You know that Time Bank™ …

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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 …

Legal Risks Government Construction Contractors Take with Payroll

Messer Construction is a regional general contractor and commercial construction manager that provides leadership for complex building projects in Ohio, Indiana, Tennessee and Kentucky. Messer’s staff includes a wide range of labor types, such as foreman, laborer, paver and others. As a government construction contractor, Messer was constantly tied to three requirements that dragged down its productivity and put the …

[Video] 3 Big Payroll Pains Your Construction Prospects Haven’t Fixed

[Video] 3 Big Payroll Pains Your Construction Prospects Haven’t Fixed

Last month we showed you how you can find a sure-fire sales angle to grab the attention of your time-and-attendance prospects in the professional services industry. But professional services companies aren’t the only industry with terrific opportunities for HCM sales reps. Construction companies face unique time-and-attendance problems that few of your prospects have solved. Every time they issue a paycheck, …