September 2016 Archives

Dear Employers, Are You Losing Money To Time Theft?

time theft losing money

Sep 29th, 2016 by TRAXPayroll

Research indicates thattime theft is a serious issue which costs American businesses approximately $400 billion annually. There are many ways in which employees steal time and recognizing and responding to this problem requires taking proactive steps while enacting preventive measures and punishing those who do it.

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Can You Pay Employees In Cash?

pay employees cash

Sep 27th, 2016 by TRAXPayroll

While it is perfectly acceptable to pay employees in cash, it has become less common due to the ease of electronic transactions. Furthermore, there are various challenges associated with the practice, particularly from the standpoint of payroll taxes.

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How To Deal With Workplace Bullying

workplace bullying

Sep 22nd, 2016 by TRAXPayroll

Workplace bullying is best described as the chronic mistreatment of workers either by their co-workers or management. This behavior is common and can significantly weaken the morale and productivity of employees as well as thecompany culture itself. Identifying workplace bullying and taking the steps to resolve it is extremely important.

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Remember These Numbers For Payroll Taxes In 2016!

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Sep 20th, 2016 by TRAXPayroll

There are a number of important things that you’ll need to remember for your 2016 payroll accounting. Keeping these numbers in mind will make it easier to ensure that your payroll is done accurately.

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Mobile Workforce Management Tips For Your Business

mobile workforce management

Sep 15th, 2016 by TRAXPayroll

Advances in technology have led to changes in the workplace where employees have become more mobile. The ability to manage such a workforce effectively is extremely important, and below are some tips that will help you do just that.

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How To Cultivate An Inclusive Workplace Culture

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Sep 13th, 2016 by TRAXPayroll

Developing an inclusive workplace culture can strengthen employee morale which leads to superior performance and productivity. Many employees today are feeling disengaged from the work they perform, and many businesses both large and small have failed to address the issue. Below are some tips for developing a workplace culture which is both inclusive and desirable to workers.

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Which Type Of Payroll Schedule Is Right For Your Business?

payroll schedule

Sep 8th, 2016 by TRAXPayroll

Deciding when and how to pay your employees is an important decision. Payment is what motivates your employees to work, and the payroll schedule you choose for them will determine their moral, work quality, and whether they decide to work for you at all. Understanding the various payment schedules that exist will make it easier to select one which is well suited for your business.

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Are You Able To Cope With Workplace Emergencies?

how to deal with workplace emergencies

Sep 6th, 2016 by TRAXPayroll

Emergencies can occur at any time and place, including work, and it is important to be prepared in advance. OSHA, or the Occupational Safety & Health Administration, has developed a series of regulations in regards to workplace emergencies, and each business is expected to create an action plan. These plans should be designed to allow for an organized response or evacuation in the event of a crisis.

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Terminating An Employee For Unruly Behavior On Social Media

unruly behavior on social media

Sep 1st, 2016 by TRAXPayroll

An Australian employee was recently fired due to a rant that he posted on Facebook about a popular smartphone game, Pokemon Go, in Singapore. The incident has raised questions about social media and the consequences of expressing one’s views. When making judgements regarding the manner in which employees display unruly behavior on social media sites; in some cases, employers can choose to terminate an employee.

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