How the FLSA Impacts Your Business

As an employer, you try to maintain compliance with the law –and work to ensure that you provide good working conditions for your employees. But what you may not know is that many employment guidelines that you follow come from a federal law known as the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The FLSA has a long history. Dating back to …

Employees Working in the Field – How to Track Their Time

The issue of time theft is a real and pressing concern for most businesses –regardless of their size, or industry. It’s estimated that 43 percent of hourly paid employees round up their weekly work hours, while according to the American Payroll Association (APA), nearly 75 percent of U.S. businesses are affected by time theft. But while many companies are able …

What to Include in a Time Card Policy

Whether you use an old-fashioned paper punch system –or new online time tracking software, having a time card policy is important for your company. Time fraud is an issue for many organizations –and costs billions of dollars in lost productivity each year. It’s also considered to be the number one source of accounting fraud and employee theft. For this reason, …

Combating Time Card Fraud

Time card fraud is very real –and more common than you might think. In fact, according to the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, it’s coellnsidered the number one source of accounting fraud and employee theft. While payroll fraud happens in 27 percent of all businesses, it happens nearly twice as often in companies with fewer than 100 employees than it …

How to Deal with Employees Who Are Consistently Absent or Late

When it comes to your business, your team is important –and you depend on them to show up on time. But for most companies, even in organizations that treat their employees well, there’s often a worker who’s chronically late. This can be a problem since consistently late employees can impact your bottom line and have a negative influence on other …

6 Things You Should Include in Your Employee Attendance Policy

Regardless of the size of your company, your business can’t succeed when your employees aren’t showing up to work. Not only does lateness put you in a tight spot –it also impacts your bottom line –more than you may know. But how do you go about getting your employees show up on time? How can you enable your company to …

5 Tools You Can Use to Keep Track of Your Staff

It’s estimated that 40 percent of the U.S. workforce is in part-time, short-term contract, or temporary work. Additionally, tapping into the remote workforce is also becoming more popular with many employers. Due to big changes like this that are happening in the workplace, there’s never been a better time to take advantage of tools that can help you to manage …

How to Avoid This One Issue With Manual Time Cards

Manual time cards have been around for a long time, and because many companies are reluctant to spend money to update their systems –they’re still in use today. But just because they work, to an extent, doesn’t mean that sticking with manual time card systems is the best –or even most economical option. These days, having a robust and automated …

Recruiting for a New Position? What Every Business Should Ask Every Candidate

When it’s time to fill a vacant position, you want to make sure that you hire someone that’s not only capable of doing the job –but the very best candidate for the role. But finding the best person for the job, isn’t a simple matter of running through a few basic questions to ensure that they have the necessary skills …

Stop Employee Time Theft From Eating Away at Your Profits

Few employers will admit that time theft is an issue in their company. “My employees wouldn’t do that,” or, “I have systems in place to prevent that type of thing” many employers might think. But the fact is that time theft is real –and more common than you may realize. It’s estimated that 43 percent of hourly paid employees round …