Roundup: This Week’s Popular HR News from Around the Web

This week’s HR News Roundup from around the web: It’s the first Friday in March (TGIF), so Happy Employee Appreciation Day! Here are 10 tips to help you recognize! The biggest news this week in HR was Yahoo! CEO’s Marissa Meyer’s decision to end telecommuting, is a ban on smokers the next big thing, and more…

Sage HRMS Payroll
When you are managing payroll, there is no room for error. With the Sage HRMS Payroll software solution, you get a comprehensive and flexible solution that helps you easily manage your organization’s payroll so you can process payroll accurately and quickly, every time.

As Yahoo! ends telecommuting, others say it has benefits
Almost 10% of U.S. workers do their jobs from home at least one day a week, so news that ailing tech giant Yahoo will end the practice in June surprised many.

College Degree Required. But Why?
There’s an idea that the person with a degree is “better” than a person without one. Indeed, The New York Times recently reported on the relatively new phenomenon of companies hiring people with college degrees for jobs that historically didn’t require college degrees. Are you doing this in your business?

Why Video? 6 Benefits of Making Video Part of Your Recruitment Mix
Not only is video a dominant form of communication; it is proven to be influential, as well.  Consumers are not just viewing content, but absorbing it, and letting themselves be swayed by it. When it  comes to recruiting, potential and current employees are the customer, and the companies they choose to work for are the products they invest in.

Payroll Your Way Sage HRMS Payroll Video
Leverage seamless integration with Sage HR payroll software solutions to eliminate duplicate data entry, simplify reporting, and automatically link benefit plans in HR to deductions in payroll. Learn all about Sage HRMS Payroll, and how you can finally have payroll YOUR way.

Are you hiring Veterans?
Are you hiring Veterans? Did you know your company may be eligible for a tax credit of up to $9,600 for hiring a qualified veteran? Find out more by calling CMS at 1-800-517-9099 or by joining one of our upcoming WOTC webinars on March 6th, 13th or 20th (click here to register).

Encourage Employee Attendance: See a Sample PTO Policy
Participating in an interview about teachers and absenteeism, I learned that compelling evidence exists that students perform better academically when their regular teacher is present at work. For school children, encouraging teacher attendance is critical.

A ban on hiring smokers? It’s not that simple
More companies than ever are announcing they won’t hire people who smoke. But is that actually legal — and is it worth it in the for employers? The University of Pennsylvania Medical System is the latest employer to announce it will no longer hire smokers.

Sage March Webcast Schedule
Learn all about human resources compliance in 2013 with this month’s must-see webcasts from Sage including, Work Opportunity Tax Credit, The Benefits of Compliance to HR Organizations: Identifying and Adopting Best Practices, The Data-Driven HR Organization: How to Achieve It and How to Benefit From It and The New Rules of Employee Engagement.

iRecruit Webinar Dates March 2013
Announcing the iRecruit webinar presentation schedule for February 2013. Learn how to take control of your applicant tracking process, and manage your applicants in a centralized, secure, cloud-based database. We have weekly webinar demos scheduled on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 2pm Eastern Time (US). Or contact us at 1-800-517-9099 to schedule a webinar at your convenience.

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