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October 5th, 2017 0

Putting a Lid on Harmful Gossip

Every workplace has some amount of “workplace chatter” among employees. But when this idle, trivial talk turns into malicious gossip about coworkers, management or confidential workplace matters, the employer can do something about it. Gossip Worldwide Gossiping — from the idle chatter to malicious rumor-mongering — is a workplace activity throughout the world. For example, an… Read More

October 3rd, 2017 0

We are #VegasStrong

October 3, 2017 Dear ManagedPAY Clients and Associates,  We are all shocked and horrified about Sunday night’s events in the heart of our city.   It is too enormous to go about our day without taking pause and reaching out to our friends, families and clients.  We are sharing advice that our experts shared with us, which we… Read More

October 3rd, 2017 0

Check the Benefits of Payroll Cards

If your company has a lot of employees who don’t have bank accounts or who work on the road or in remote locations, a payroll card system could save your business money in processing costs while making it easier for employees to access their wages.  An Employer’s Checklist    Before signing with a payroll card provider,  Consumers Union… Read More

September 26th, 2017

Replacing Employees Costs Big Dollars

The cost of employee turnover is alarming for many businesses. The latest statistic available from the  Employment Policy Foundation suggests the average cost of turnover to employers is $13,355 per full-time private-sector employee replaced. Keep in mind, this study was done several years ago so chances are this figure has risen considerably. Still it is enough to be troubling. An important… Read More

September 13th, 2017

Creative Employees Churn Out Ideas

“No idea is too far out… There’s a whole lot of creativity going on around here!” If asked, employees might say this about their workplace at DEI Inc., in Cincinnati, OH. DEI stands for Dedication, Ethics and Innovation, and DEI certainly is innovative when it comes to dealing with employees. DEI Inc. designs financial institutions all… Read More

September 11th, 2017

Mobile Banking Apps – Beware

IMPORTANT NOTICE BEWARE OF THE MOBILE APP September 11, 2017 Dear ManagedPAY Clients and Associates, A few weeks ago, ManagedPAY experienced several employee checks being returned to us.  These were checks written on our bank account to employees of the clients we serve.  The checks were marked, “Un Locate Account” rather than “Unable to Locate”… Read More

June 14th, 2017

How to Make Online Recruiting Applicant-Friendly

Online recruiting of applicants is now commonplace for employers. Unfortunately, recruiting over the Internet and from a company’s website has at least two downsides: Online recruiting can attract large numbers of applications from unqualified and under-qualified people, wasting much time for those involved in the hiring process. Poorly designed web pages and poorly worded recruitment… Read More

June 1st, 2017

Danger Can Lurk in Job Offer Letters

Job applicants (especially those at supervisor and management levels) more and more are wanting it “in writing” when a job offer is made. It’s becoming more common for employers to give job offer letters (or letters of employment) to new hires. However, this type of document carries risks for the employer. Job offer letters and… Read More

May 26th, 2017

Non-Compete Agreements: What Can They Accomplish?

It may seem ironic that companies encourage innovation and brilliance while employees are on the payroll, but pull the plug on that ambition if they dare to leave. But non-compete agreements attempt to do just that to control damage. Whether signed when staff members come on board, or as part of a ream of paper… Read More

May 25th, 2017

How Long Do You Have to Retain Payroll Records?

Just in time for spring cleaning, the Social Security Administration and the IRS have issued a joint publication — the Spring 2017 issue of SSA/IRS Reporter — which offers valuable pointers for employers who want to clean up their old payroll files. In most (but not all) cases, that means following a four-year retention rule…. Read More