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Category: Human Resources

ACA Reporting Requirements: Is Your Business Prepared?

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On Friday, June 19, PROXUS hosted a free seminar titled “ACA Reporting Requirements: Is Your Business Prepared?” Held at the Ambler Theater, the seminar drew nearly 100 people and was led by ACA expert Dan Taylor, VP of Relationship Management at Infinisource. Among the topics covered, Dan gave a broad overview of the ACA, including transition […]

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PROXUS Welcomes New Senior Human Resources Consultant

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PROXUS is pleased to announce that it has hired Cash Taylor as Senior Human Resources Consultant. Cash brings with her over fifteen years of experience in both the corporate and consulting sectors and possesses an extensive background in Human Resources and Operations Management. Within her new role, Cash will be responsible for leading a PROXUS […]

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Tools of the Trade: Technologies to Manage Your Workforce

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  “A study sponsored by Kronos and conducted by the SMB Group reported that organizations who invest in technology solutions anticipate a high return on their investment. In fact, those with a significant tech commitment are 86% more likely to expect revenue growth than those with low investments. – “Embracing HR Technology: Today’s Basic Business […]

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PROXUS Expands to Include New Vice President of HR Client Services

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PROXUS is pleased to announce that it has recently hired Eileen Clark as its new Vice President of HR Client Services. A well-known advisor, mentor, presenter and executive leader within the region’s business and HR communities, Eileen brings with her over twenty years of industry experience in both the corporate executive and independent consulting sectors. […]

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Embracing HR Technology – Today’s Basic Business Requirement

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  It’s impossible to escape the barrage of articles, surveys and white papers highlighting the urgent need for small and mid-sized businesses to enhance their Human Resources technology in the form of workforce management, data analytics and electronic connections with applicants and employees.  And the problem is real – demands and expectations have far surpassed […]

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No Cost Employee Paycheck Tax Reduction Tips

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Now that April 15th has passed and people have filed their returns, or are working under an extension, it is a good time to remind your employees of how they can save money on the income earned at your company.  These reminders can also highlight some of the benefits of working for your organization through […]

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Employment Outlook Expected to Improve Throughout Spring

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PROXUS is seeing employment increases throughout client organizations; supports positive findings from Bloomberg BNA’s recent employment outlook survey. According to Bloomberg BNA’s second quarter employment outlook survey, job opportunities and security are expected to improve during spring 2014 while layoffs and workforce reductions continue to drop. The findings were culled from the responses of 165 […]

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FLSA Overtime Exemptions Under Review

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Proposed changes to the Fair Labor Standards Act may enable more employees to receive overtime pay and increase employers’ regulatory compliance risks. On March 13, 2014 President Barack Obama signed a memorandum charging the Department of Labor (DOL) with updating the current white-collar overtime exemptions set forth in Section 13(a)(1) of the Fair Labor Standards […]

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Transforming the Lowly Employee Handbook: Design for Communication not Litigation

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  Give me about three minutes with your employee handbook and I can tell you how it was created.  The most popular way: cut and paste.  Human Resource managers retrieve handbooks from their former employers, borrow a few examples from colleagues and extract the sections that apply to their firm.  The results:  generic choppy language, […]

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What New Managers Need to Know… and How We Educate Them – (Part 2 of 2)

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 If you recall, our previous blog post (Part 1) described the frustration and high failure rate associated with managers who have been magically transformed from staff person to manager by internal promotion or who have been hired externally and lack familiarity with your organization’s culture and procedures.  I suggested that to combat this chronic problem […]

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