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Human Resources Glossary
Discover definitions and descriptions of common HR terms and topics. Whether you’re new to HR or an established leader, these refreshers always come in handy.
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People analytics is more than just tracking metrics. It gives business leaders visibility into trends, influences growth projections, and can be used as benchmarks.
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Misclassifying employees as exempt is a common FLSA violation. Get the criteria for what positions fall under the administrative exemption.
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Confused about HRMS? We’ve laid out everything you need to know about human resource management systems, other HR tools, and how they can benefit you today.
Remote employees are often required to pay taxes to the state in which work is performed.
Federal withholding refers to the federal payroll taxes that are deducted from an employee’s salary and other compensation to provide for their tax liability.
PEO stands for Professional Employer Organization. A PEO is a company that partners with businesses to help them manage employer-related administrative tasks.
Paid time off is a policy organizations put in place to benefit their employees. PTO is a combination of vacation, sick and personal time.
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Gross vs. net pay can be confusing, but it’s important for both employers and employees to know the difference. Get the knowledge you need, here.
A pay stub is part of a paycheck, electronic or printed, which details the hours worked, taxes paid and wages earned. See an example of a paystub here.
Get the quick facts on how the Affordable Care Act requirements affects employers. Paycor helps over 30,000 businesses stay compliant.
FSAs (flexible spending accounts) and HSAs (health savings accounts) are forms of benefits offered by employers. Learn the difference here.
FLSA stands for Fair Labor Standards Act. The FLSA was established to provide regulations that protect American workers from unfair employment practices.
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