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4 Challenges Facing Health Care Organizations – and How to Overcome Them
Helping manage the health of large numbers of people may be one of the most daunting professional responsibilities imaginable. However, it isn’t the only challenge facing the health care industry. Other issues arise on the HR side of things, and they require their own intelligent solutions. Fortunately, the right HR technology can do a lot […]
3 Ways Businesses Can Get Ahead in 2021 and Beyond
In 2020, the focus for some companies was survival. As the workplace continues to evolve with new, unique challenges, it’s important for businesses to shift their focus to adapting and innovating for 2021 and beyond. Below are three ways businesses can get ahead in the new year. Ditch outdated processes The digital transformation has changed […]
From Salt to Stipends: The History of the Salary
How did you get your salary last month? How about 10 years ago? How did you receive your payment for your very first job? Chances are you have a different answer for each question! How workers have earned a salary for their efforts has varied wildly throughout the ages, so we thought we’d take a […]
How Small Businesses Get Big Returns From HR Tech
Heavy is the head that wears all the hats, but that’s just life for a small business owner, right? Wrong. What if you could give some of those hats to people (or even applications) who have the tools to perform those tasks efficiently and effectively? If you ever find yourself fixing, updating or re-keying information […]
From Stone to Digital: A Quick History of the Hiring Process
Do you feel like you’ve had some long job searches? People have been looking for work since the beginning of recorded history! Filling job openings has been an activity since assigned professions became part of human culture. In 17th-century B.C., the Babylonian Code of Hammurabi addressed apprenticeship, while written records from 55 B.C. show that […]
Paperwork Through the Ages: The History of Documentation in the Workplace
To truly appreciate the technology of today, it helps to look back and ponder the road to progress. For documents and paperwork in the workplace, that road goes back a long way. A brief history In ancient China, bureaucrats recorded agreements between states in triplicate — one copy for each party and one for the […]
‘Multiple Passwords Are My Jam’ and Other Things HR Will Never Say
If there’s one thing HR professionals love, it’s entering and re-entering employee data that employees could enter themselves one time, the first time: their hours worked, their dependents, their expenses and more. Carpal tunnel syndrome, here we come! And if there’s one thing employees love, it’s having multiple systems to navigate, each requiring its own […]
Manager on-the-Go Named a Top HR Product of 2020
Helping businesses achieve peak HR efficiency in a digital world is a reward unto itself. Receiving recognition from experts is the icing on the cake. This week, one of our cutting-edge digital tools, Manager on-the-Go™, earned a spot on Human Resource Executive magazine’s Top HR Products 2020 list. “Paycom’s Manager on the Go strikes that […]
From the Industrial Revolution to the Digital Transformation: The History of HR
It’s hard to imagine a workplace without HR. But people have worked since the beginning of time, so when did managing people become an essential part of business? Believe it or not, the idea didn’t come about until the late 18th century! In fact, it wasn’t until the Industrial Revolution that Robert Owen and Charles […]
Punching in Through the Ages: The History of Workplace Time Tracking
We’ve been steadily improving our timekeeping skills for the last few millennia. Sundials were our first timepieces, but our ancestors also measured time by burning oil, incense or candles before inventing mechanical clocks in the 13th century. Timekeeping devices continued to advance, becoming more precise and affordable, putting them within the reach of everyday citizens. […]
Building a Better Industry
In an industry as competitive as manufacturing, gaining an edge over the competition is essential. You’re already trying to operate as efficiently and safely as possible, so what’s the next most effective way to enhance your operation? According to a Deloitte study, “building digital muscle” is an effective way to set yourself apart, making investments […]
HR Myths: Manual Entry is HR’s Job
Once upon a time, manually entering employee data into an HR system was HR’s job. But this was only because there was no better way, since employees completed and submitted applications, forms and other documents on paper. However, today’s technology has evolved to effectively make the process entirely digital; the introduction of self-service tools allow […]