Categorized: Human Resources

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

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

Employee Retention Strategies With Lasting Effects

Filling holes in your employee roster is time-consuming and expensive. With a vacant position taking on average 42 hours and costing $4,000 to fill, it’s no wonder business leaders are working hard to retain their people. But, where do you start? Keeping employees satisfied with bonuses and salary boosts can help, but those benefits are... Read more

Top 5 Payroll and HR Blogs for 2017

Top 5 Payroll Blogs of 2017

Here are the most read and shared content from the Payroll Data blog for 2017. Not surprisingly, content focused on payroll and recruiting topped our list. We were delighted our How Wisconsin Are You quiz was popular with so many of our local clients, too! Here are our top payroll and HR blog posts of... Read more

The High Price of Scheduling Conflicts: What One Airline Found Out The Hard Way

Having the Right Demand-Based Scheduling System in Place Makes a Difference Going somewhere for the holidays? No-so-fast says one carrier. American Airlines recently made headlines when a glitch in their system gave too many pilots the same paid-time-off, and now they’re the ones paying the price. Holiday travel is the busiest time of year for... Read more