Entries by baronAdmin

How To Manage Remote Staff Members

Despite a couple of high-profile companies recently pulling their offsite workers back to the office, the global trend of increased telecommuting is not slowing down. According to Global Workplace Analytics: The percentage of employees (non-self-employed) who work at home has grown by 115% since 2005, nearly ten times faster than office-based labor force. http://globalworkplaceanalytics.com/telecommuting-statistics While […]

The baronHCM Guide to WFM Implementation

Today’s post is for business owners who have recently decided to adopt a Workforce Management system but have not yet implemented it. By following a few guidelines, you can have a smooth system implementation and begin to enjoy the benefits right away. Here is the baronHCM guide to Workforce Management implementation. Make a Plan We […]

Intro to Workforce Management With baronHCM

Business owners: have you noticed that many organizations are implementing some sort of Workforce Management software? Perhaps organizations that you work closely with, companies that you have partnered with, or even competitors’ organizations. If you do not yet use a Workforce Management system and have been too busy to look into them, you may be […]

Not PBJ Compliant Yet? Relax. We’ve Got Your Back.

Attention owners and operators of long-term healthcare facilities. Operating a healthcare business is challenging enough without stressing about new and ever-changing government standards. In today’s post we will review an ACA quality-of-care regulation called Payroll Based Journal (PBJ). Payroll Based Journal became effective for the quarter beginning July 1, 2016 with the first submission to […]

Reduce Overtime Monitoring to Just Minutes a Week

Today’s message is for business owners or managers with hourly employees whose shifts vary according to staffing needs. You are probably well aware that mismanagement of overtime can increase labor costs in addition to having significant compliance implications. If overtime monitoring has become an overwhelming task that consumes several hours of your work week, we […]

Which FLSA Law Did You Break Today?

Many business owners who have been penalized for labor law violations never realized they were noncompliant. But we all know that ignorance is no excuse. Here are common FLSA violations to avoid: 1. Misclassifying Employees Any employer who fails to follow DOL rules regarding classification is risking significant penalties. Employee classification affects a host of things including […]

Why is HR The Last Department to Get Tech Tools?

For the past several years, we have observed that many companies have been successfully implementing technology in CRM, accounting, merchant transactions, manufacturing, online marketing, and inventory management. As IT teams swell, it seems as if HR is often the last department to get on the automation train.  If your company is still using manual processes to track employee time […]

baronHCM: ACA Compliance Made Easy

Introduction to ACA Compliance For New Business Owners Hello! Today’s post is for new small business owners who are unfamiliar with the Affordable Care Act and how it impacts their business. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) (informally “Obamacare”), is a United States Federal Statute signed into law by President Barack Obama on March 23rd, 2010. […]

Why You Need Automated WFM for Salaried Employees

  Some employers with only salaried personnel often believe automated Workforce Management is only necessary for organizations with hourly employees. The object of this post is to explain why this couldn’t be further from the truth. Why Companies With Salaried Employees Need Workforce Management Systems 1. Compliance The alphabet soup of the various labor laws—FLSA, ACA, […]