Changes might be in store regarding the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA); these changes were halted in late 2016 by court order until new details about the requirements of the act could be investigated. According to a February 27, 2017 news article, the changes to the FLSA have been extended until May 1st; many business owners are still waiting...MORE
It’s not news that the 40-hour workweek is dead. Gone is the notion that employees are most productive when they are at their desks from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays. We know now that humans are different; some do their best work at 6 a.m. and others get the most done at 6 p.m. What solutions exist to...MORE
Why Use P-Cards?
Purchasing cards (or P-Cards) are an excellent business decision for companies that want to save time and be more efficient, allowing employees to use their cards on allowable expenses under company policy. Traditional processes for payment can cost more and be more work to manage, as detailed at NAPCP's explaination of why to...MORE
A recent article called “Next-Gen Expense Management” by JoAnn DeLuna in BTN posited that automation and artificial intelligence could “all but eliminate expense reports and approvals.” The idea is intriguing because expense reporting (especially done manually) can be a dreaded task for employees. However, the notion that expense management...MORE
The key to any good H.R. policy is, first, that it exists and, second, that it gets enforced. The challenge comes in initiating a tone in the language of the policy that allows H.R. leaders to enforce based on the situation. For example, if an employee is late most days of the week, that deserves a different reaction than if an employee is late...MORE