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Playing for the same team: How HR departments benefit from having dedicated managed service providers

Posted by David Ballinger on Nov 19, 2018 7:59:00 AM

While many employers assume that outsourcing a dedicated managed service like EMS means replacing their HR team. that is never a requirement.

HR and dedicated managed services are not mutually exclusive; they can — and often do — work together to support your company's bottom line.

Not only does the partnership between EMS and your HR team benefit your company, but it also benefits HR directly. Let's discuss how.

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Tags: Exclusive Managed Services (EMS), Human Resources, Workforce Management

What can Exclusive Managed Services do for your business?

Posted by David Ballinger on Oct 1, 2018 8:00:00 AM

There's managed services, and there's Exclusive Managed Services (EMS). The difference is in the benefits — and there are a lot of them.

Let's take a look.

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Tags: Human Resources, Exclusive Managed Services (EMS), Workforce Management

5 ways to evaluate the efficiency of your workforce plan

Posted by David Ballinger on Sep 24, 2018 1:31:45 PM

We've already established what strategic workforce planning is and why SWP is important. Now let's dive a little deeper into this concept and discover how you can accomplish strategic workforce planning in a way that's both effective and efficient.

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Tags: Human Resources, Workforce Management

The consequences of not having a strategic workforce plan

Posted by David Ballinger on Sep 17, 2018 8:00:00 AM

There's a big difference between understanding what strategic workforce planning is and deciding that it's necessary for your company.

The concept of strategic workforce planning (SWP) didn't gain much attention until the 2000s, and career professionals have differing perceptions of and opinions on it. Some professionals find the idea of strategic workforce planning to be quite obvious while others view it as superfluous,

Whether you're leaning toward one of these extremes or you're living in no-man's-land and avoiding the idea altogether, it's time to take a closer look at strategic workforce planning and uncover the consequences of not implementing it at your company.

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Tags: Human Resources, Workforce Management

Understanding strategic workforce planning

Posted by David Ballinger on Sep 10, 2018 8:00:00 AM

Strategic Workforce Planning is a common industry term among HR professionals. Often abbreviated SWP, strategic workforce planning is primarily about structuring your workforce in a way that helps you accomplish your company's mission and goals.

Let's take a closer look at what exactly that means.

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Tags: Human Resources, Workforce Management

What does a payroll service company actually do?

Posted by David Ballinger on Aug 6, 2018 9:25:14 AM

Payday — whether it's once a month or once a week, it's a day that every employee looks forward to and counts on.

For an employer that manages payroll independently, payday isn't necessarily enjoyable. Payday requires a lot of time — perhaps even more time than it's worth. 

If you're wondering what it would be like to have a payroll management service handle your company's payroll, let us tell you.

Here's what a payroll service company does...

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Tags: Human Resources, Workforce Management

Questions to ask an HR provider in Upstate, SC before outsourcing

Posted by David Ballinger on Jul 30, 2018 8:00:00 AM

If you're looking into outsourcing an HR provider for your company in Upstate South Carolina, this is a necessary time to ask essential questions.

Here are a few basic questions you should be asking potential consulting companies before you decide to outsource them for your HR needs.

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Tags: Staffing & Hiring, Human Resources

Tips for selecting an HR consulting company

Posted by David Ballinger on Jul 17, 2018 8:00:00 AM

Some companies make the jump quickly; others try various approaches before coming to the same conclusion: They need to hire an HR consulting company.

Regardless of how or when you arrive at this conclusion, it's important that when you do, you select the right people to do the job.

Human resource management is no easy task, and the people who do it should not only be qualified, but also have the ability to connect with your employees. Take our advice on selecting an HR consulting company to partner with your business.

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Tags: Human Resources

What is Servant Leadership?

Posted by David Ballinger on Jul 10, 2018 8:00:00 AM

Leadership styles can vary as drastically as the individuals who lead. While some styles result in met goals, others fail miserably. Some leadership approaches spur employees toward success, and others shrink their confidence.

Regardless of your experiences under leadership or your typical approach to leading, it's time to learn about one leadership style that's both effective and often overlooked. It's called Servant Leadership. 

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Tags: Human Resources, Workforce Management

Benefits of outsourcing your HR department

Posted by David Ballinger on Jul 3, 2018 8:00:00 AM

Human resources is a demanding job. HR managers are expected to be experts in a field that changes consistently.

With all of the time, knowledge, energy and resources required of an HR manager, it sometimes feels like you're searching for someone superhuman to run your human resources department. Only a superhuman could possibly step into a position like HR without experiencing burnout six months in, right?

Not necessarily.

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Tags: Human Resources