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How To Reduce Workplace Injuries

When employees are out due to workplace injuries, it can significantly impact your business. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), businesses spend an estimated $170 billion dollars each year on costs associated with workplace injuries and illnesses. As a result, many employers have taken proactive measures to manage safety in the workplace,... Read more

How Are You Celebrating National Payroll Week?

You’ve probably heard the saying, “An honest day’s work for an honest day’s pay.” For many employees, it’s a foregone conclusion that they’ll get paid for their work. However, without payroll professionals to ensure they get paid accurately and on time, it wouldn’t be possible. This week, we observe National Payroll Week (NPW) to celebrate... Read more

Top Reasons Employees Leave And How To Prevent Them

As all employers know, finding good employees is challenging; it takes a lot of time, energy and money. In addition to the hard costs associated with filling a position, there are numerous soft costs, including screening resumes, conducting interviews, onboarding, and training. Considering the time and money you invest to find the right people, the... Read more

How to Use Orbit Solutions to Communicate Better, Faster, and Easier

Consistent and strong communication is at the heart of every successful company. And, while the benefits of face-to-face communication cannot be ignored, it’s tough to scale, automate, and streamline your efforts without technology. But old habits die hard. Despite the emergence of modern communications, old-school methods like emails and phone calls still make up 75... Read more

Our New Mobile App Provides On-the-Go Access to Your Most Vital HCM Tools

With the ever-increasing number of people using smartphones and tablets on a daily basis, it’s more important than ever for businesses to prioritize mobile-friendly technologies. When it comes to essential tasks, such as those required for workforce management solutions, mobile access is more than just a nice-to-have; it’s critical. To make day-to-day tasks more accessible... Read more

New Illinois Retirement Plan: What Employers Must Know

Illinois recently introduced a new state-sponsored retirement savings plan called Illinois Secure Choice. The program offers private-sector employees a retirement savings option if they don’t have access to an employer-sponsored plan. The first several months of the program are considered the pilot phase, and registration is voluntary. But by November of 2019, most Illinois employers... Read more

6 Tips To Steer Clear of Employee Phishing Scams

More than likely, your employees have been targeted by a phishing scam at some point. While some of these scams can be easy to spot, phishing criminals are increasingly more sophisticated and customized in their attacks, which makes them harder to recognize. In recent months, the FBI has warned of an increase in employee phishing scams... Read more