Human resources wears many hats for an organization, such as recruiting, hiring, benefits, training, payroll, performance management, and employee records, to name a few. Any number of these, if not all of these areas, may have been affected in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Large numbers of employees who primarily work on a computer are doing so in a home office on a flexible schedule. Job seekers have, for more than a decade, been using technology to network and search for new career opportunities. On the converse, human resources has been creating and adopting new ways to attract, locate and recruit new talent for the organization.
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The ability to accurately collect and track employee time and attendance is a necessity for any company. Timely data collection allows for proper payroll processing, and the enforcement and compliance of attendance and time-off policies. It also provides the documentation needed for labor regulation compliance. There are several methods to collect time, from the traditional paper timesheet or timecard, to wall-mounted card swipes, to employee digital data entry. Many of these methods invite human error. When the inevitable error happens, managers spend valuable time trying to rectify it.
Have you ever wondered if a managed services provider is right for your business? Do you know all of the capabilities a managed services provider can offer? While “outsourcing” may come to mind when you first think of managed services, there is a long list of services that are actually a part of the professional offering. Think of managed services as a baseball bullpen full of pitchers: some are starters, some relievers, middle-relievers, lefties, setup men, and others are closers. They all have their role depending on the team’s needs before and during the game.