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HR Consultants for Hire: ADP Now Offers Professional Services for Midsized Businesses

HR Consultants for Hire: ADP Now Offers Professional Services for Midsized Businesses

Between managing open enrollment and making sure key business and HR applications are integrated, HR leaders at midsized companies are often stretched thin, leaving them with little time to focus on empowering their people to drive better business results. To help lessen administrative and compliance burdens and increase optimization, ADP has debuted ADP Professional Services for ADP Workforce Now®, its integrated human capital management (HCM) platform for midsized employers. Businesses now can leverage ADP’s deep expertise in HR technology and processes when they need additional help with important initiatives from process optimization and compliance management to acceleration of system implementation and integrations. ADP Professional Services are ideal for ADP Workforce Now users who want in-depth guidance or additional people power. They’re designed to help clients better understand their technology and make better use of limited resources. They also help organizations that need live expertise, want in-depth support for a specific initiative, or need tailored support on an ongoing basis. “Having great HR technology isn’t enough if you aren’t making...

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Paid Leave is Picking Up Steam

Paid Leave is Picking Up Steam

Though not required by law, an increasing number of U.S. employers are starting to take matters into their own hands when it comes to paid parental leave benefits. In December, Fortune reported that American Express joined the ranks of U.S. companies like Google and Bank of America that are sweetening their parental leave and benefits policies. Amex will give employees 20 weeks of parental leave and offer benefits worth up to $35,000 for adoption and surrogacy events, as well as $35,000 for infertility treatment. If your company is planning to create or update a paid parental leave program there are several factors to consider. Sushma Tripathi, vice president of workforce planning and benefits consulting at ADP says it’s important to align talent to the corporate strategy, then align benefits. This way, businesses will see better financial performance. To read more about Tripathi’s insights on the topic, check out this article in Talent Economy, “10 Steps To Create a Paid Parental Leave Policy”. Share this:Click to email (Opens in new...

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Smallbizdaily features ADP Advice in Entrepreneur Tips List

Smallbizdaily features ADP Advice in Entrepreneur Tips List

Smallbizdaily has published an article by ADP SME Brian Michaud titled “4 – Making Expert Benefits Decisions, Even When You Aren’t a Benefits Expert,” which provides tips to small business owners on how to make difficult decisions in a complex benefits landscape. The article is part of a compilation of articles titled “11 Things Entrepreneurs Need to Know.” “As the war for talent rages on, it’s getting tougher and more expensive to attract high-quality job candidates… as small businesses look for ways to set themselves apart and appeal to the most sought-after prospects, offering a robust benefits package is emerging as a differentiator. A competitive benefits package could be the valued asset that tips the scales for a desired candidate.” Check it out on Smallbizdaily! 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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More Brokers Consider Partnering with PEOs

More Brokers Consider Partnering with PEOs

As trusted advisors on “all things HCM,” the best benefits brokers are having proactive conversations with their clients and prospects about business strategies to manage their needs around talent, compensation and benefits, and risk and compliance — and that includes professional employer organziations (PEOs). There’s been a big shift recently in brokers’ willingness to partner with PEOs, driven mainly by two factors: Companies are looking to their brokers to support the entire human capital experience, especially around talent, and it’s difficult for brokers to build this support model internally. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) has driven more small and midsized businesses to look at PEOs as a good option to help manage health care costs and compliance In an article titled, “Brokers and professional employer organizations: a perfect pairing,” Courtney Simpkiss, ADP Vice President of Broker Channel Strategy shares her insights on this growing trends. Head toBenefitsPro to read the full story. Share this:Click to email (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to...

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Benefits Brokers, Rejoice! Now You Can Help Ease Clients’ Open Enrollment Stress with ADP Workforce Now Partner Access

Benefits Brokers, Rejoice! Now You Can Help Ease Clients’ Open Enrollment Stress with ADP Workforce Now Partner Access

When open enrollment season’s in full swing, HR leaders are often stretched thin, juggling their daily tasks with additional benefits administration work. Now, brokers can help clients tackle open enrollment challenges with ADP Workforce Now Partner Access. This new ADP® portal helps brokers streamline open enrollment and benefits administration by providing quick and secure access to clients’ HR, payroll and benefits information in ADP Workforce Now, an integrated HCM platform for midsized employers. With their clients’ permission, brokers can easily set up and deploy benefits plans, look up employees’ eligibility and enrollment information, gather data to derive business insights, and run reports across different clients to study industry trends. “Before Partner Access, we had to set up benefits plans individually for each client, creating duplicate manual work and increasing the chance of errors,” said John Spooner, senior vice president of sales at Brown & Brown. “Now, with a single sign-on, we can easily pull census data, verify enrollments, manage benefit plans and run reports across multiple client accounts. It’s...

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