September 3rd, 2014

Making Payroll Calculations Faster and Reporting Easier with Accumulators


It’s almost time for payroll. That means it’s time to calculate all the pre-tax deductions, new leave entitlements, and allowance earnings for each employee. Have any annual maximums been reached for contributions? Going back to find all the records, then calculating totals for each deduction and employee means you could be working late today. Luckily,…

August 8th, 2014

Moving to a Centralized Scheduling Environment


With managers and department heads trying to balance running their unit and management duties with the responsibility of scheduling their employees, the best solution can be to move towards a centralized scheduling model. This way mangers can spend more time taking care of their other departmental duties. What is Centralized Scheduling? Centralized scheduling is a…

July 28th, 2014

Employee Income Deductions in Canada: The Basics


Looking to do business in Canada and wondering how to do tax deductions for your employees? In this post, we will do an overview of some of the tax deductions that affect your wages paid and payroll record keeping that you need to be aware of if you are thinking about doing business as a…

July 11th, 2014

Self Scheduling – What is it and What are the Benefits?


Self scheduling is a scheduling methodology that puts the responsibility for the creation of the unit or department schedule on the employees themselves, as opposed to a manager or scheduler making the decision of who works when. Instead of a manager or scheduler making the decision of who works when, available shifts are posted for…

June 27th, 2014

Income and Payroll Tax Reporting in Australia: The Basics


In this post, we provide an overview of the tax deductions that affect your wages paid and payroll record keeping in Australia. International companies thinking about doing business in Australia should be aware of the requirements for payroll deductions and reporting. In Australia, the financial year (or income year) runs from July 1st to June…

April 1st, 2016

This year, Microsoft is changing it up with the introduction of Envision, a new conference tailored for business leaders in operations, finance, sales, marketing and IT. Envision will replace Convergence as the go-to conference for business leaders and will provide emphasis on 8 industries: Manufacturing and resources Retail and consumer packaged goods (CPG) Financial services…

January 14th, 2016

Compensation can be challenging and time-consuming to administer. There are so many different ways to calculate a person’s compensation whether it’s fixed, variable, a mix of both, involves pay grids, salary bands, or involves stock options. That’s still before taxes, benefits, deductions, allowances and overtime are applied. There is so much that goes into coming…

December 3rd, 2015

Using position management to manage your workforce is not just for organizations with employees working multiple positions, but can be applicable and beneficial to any organization. Position management is a type of relationship between positions, jobs, employees and the organizational structure. A position is seen as an empty chair that inherits and maintains job information…