Providing a competitive benefits package is one way employers can recruit and keep talented employees. Unfortunately, benefits enrollment can be a rigorous, paper-intensive process for many HR departments. That’s why we want to introduce you to an easier way with Sage Benefits Enrollment. Let’s take a closer look.
Companies today are tightening their belts, looking for ways to cut costs, and challenging their human resource (HR) departments to make more strategic contributions to the organization.
While HR is traditionally viewed as a cost center saddled with time-consuming and paper-intensive administrative tasks, it’s a necessary burden. The question is this … how can you streamline your HR processes to minimize that burden while transforming the human resource department into a model of efficiency with meaningful impact on the bottom line?
For some, the answer is automated HR software.
You know the drill - open enrollment starts and HR departments prepare themselves for the increased volume of questions and service calls from employees asking about benefit plans and choices. The whole process can be time-consuming and complex - a situation that we think sets the stage for an important technology for HR - Employee Self Service (ESS) - a component of the Sage HRMS human resource management and payroll system.
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) made life just a little more complicated for many human resource management and payroll departments. Which of the new forms will you need to file? How many full-time employees do you really have? What are the fines for failing to provide affordable healthcare coverage?
In this article, we'll show you how answering these (and other) questions and managing ACA reporting requirements is easier than you thought using Sage HRMS.
Did you know Sage HRMS delivers tons of standard and custom reports? Whether it’s for government compliance, payroll analysis, or strategic evaluation of your workforce, here’s a look at some of the reporting and on-screen analytics options in Sage HRMS that you should know about.
Sage HRMS 2017 is now available for download. This latest version includes functional enhancements across core HR, payroll, and employee self service. Here's a closer look at what's new in 2017.
Introducing The Sage Payroll Link
Whether you’re already using Sage HRMS or considering using this powerful software to reduce the paper shuffling and administrative burden of HR compliance, you’ll want to make sure you don’t create more problems than you solve by having to enter, manage, and synchronize data in two systems - once in payroll and another in HR.
That’s where the Sage Payroll Link comes in, bridging the gap between employee files in Sage HRMS and payroll data in your Sage 300 accounting software.
Time collection and payroll calculations are an important part of any business given that for many companies, labor costs represent the single biggest expense. For companies that track time and attendance manually, the process can be cumbersome, time-consuming, and costly. There are a multitude of errors that can occur when data is collected manually, keyed into a spreadsheet, and re-entered into a payroll system.
If this all sounds painfully familiar, then read on to learn more about the benefits of automating time and attendance tracking and payroll processing.
Today we’re going back to basics to help you understand what a Human Resource Management System (HRMS) is and does. Because when you understand what HRMS is, you’ll be in a better position to understand whether HR technology holds benefit for your business.
Most HR departments rely on reports—reams of them. There is so much data and so many things you need to keep track of, it's really easy for important tasks to fall through the cracks or for deadlines to be missed.
But instead of flipping through stacks of paper or generating tons of onscreen reports searching for the information you need, why not have that data find YOU instead?