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ADP Meeting of the Minds Reveals Priorities in Learning Management

ADP Meeting of the Minds Reveals Priorities in Learning Management

ADP Meeting of the Minds 2016 keeps revealing new insights about business concerns and challenges. More than 1,400 attendees attended the recent conference in the Washington, D.C. area to network with and learn from each other.  Nearly 200 educational sessions, delivered under the theme “Build Your Capital,” covered many of the topics and trends HR leaders grapple with on a daily basis. In a session that Elaine Clement and I hosted called “Trends and Priorities in Learning Management,” attendees rated the top learning priorities in the context of a discussion about Bersin Maturity Models.  These models are designed to create an understanding of an organization’s level of maturity and the impact that moving up in maturity level can have on the business.  Businesses use them to benchmark their organization’s level of sophistication in given areas and to identify the best practices that are most critical to improving business outcomes.   Here is what HR practitioners said was top of mind for them and the organizations they represent: Leadership Development...

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How Small Businesses Should Prepare for New Overtime Rules

How Small Businesses Should Prepare for New Overtime Rules

Workforce has published an article by ADP’s DVP Human Resources Tara Wolckenhauer titled, “New Overtime Rules Loom for Small Businesses.”  It discusses the U.S. Department of Labor’s proposed overtime rules and, in this case, how small businesses can best prepare. The article includes four tips to help small business owners update employee compensation plans to help keep their businesses compliant while minimizing costs. Read the full article here. We will continue to share updates and keep you posted on this important issue. Share this:Click to email (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new...

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ACA Best Practices: Learning from Year One of Annual Reporting and Looking to the Future

ACA Best Practices: Learning from Year One of Annual Reporting and Looking to the Future

Congratulations!! If you were an Applicable Large Employer (ALE) for tax year 2015, you have nearly made it through your first year of annual health care reporting. You’re likely close to issuing the new annual information return to each employee that was full-time for at least one month in 2015 (IRS Form 1095-C, Employer-Provided Health Insurance Offer and Coverage) and are in the process of communicating employee data to the IRS. For some of you, this may have been a smooth process. For others, there may have been some bumps along the way, which is to be expected for the first time through something as complex as Annual Health Care Reporting. Either way, now is the time to start proactively planning for next year—and equally as important, finding out what you need to be on the lookout for to ensure this annual process goes as uneventfully as possible. Listen to our latest webinar to get critical insights on how you can prepare for next year’s annual reporting, including the...

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Top Three Most Tedious HR Tasks (and How to Fix Them)

Top Three Most Tedious HR Tasks (and How to Fix Them)

We frequently hear from HR professionals that they want to spend more time on what matters most – empowering their workforce. But take a look at your to-do list today – is it still cluttered with administrative tasks? But it’s not what the tasks are that’s the problem – they’re critical to running your business. The problem is really how we tackle them. Here are the three tasks HR professionals tell us are the most tedious–and how integrating your HR solutions can help. “We have so many different places where we have to log in and enter information – it’s basically a full-time job.” On average, companies use more than 31 separate HR applications. Managing these separate systems is time consuming and inefficient. In fact, HR generalists spend a large portion of their day manually entering repetitive information into each system, especially when a new hire starts. By integrating your solutions, you can enter the information at one time in one place. For example, OrgChart Now, a new app...

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The Open Enrollment Conversation

The Open Enrollment Conversation

It’s the single most important benefits event of the year. But for some of your clients and their employees, it’s dreaded as much as a root canal. Why should Open Enrollment be such a challenge? After all, employee benefits make up a good portion of your clients’ total compensation packages. Your clients undoubtedly want to offer their employees high-quality benefits that they will value and effectively use. When you’re talking benefits plans with your clients, here are a few conversation starters to consider: With the unemployment rate currently sitting at 4.9%, hiring has become increasingly difficult. Have you thought about the impact this will have on your benefits strategy? Have you weighed the cost of your benefits plan against the costs of turnover, understaffing and potential overtime? Have you considered migrating toward a consumer-directed health plan strategies in advance of the 2020 Excise Tax? You can also reinforce that smart benefits enrollment and administration are the keys to a successful program. Ask them: Have you considered the importance of...

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