More than ever before, the C-suite is recognizing HR as a differentiator and a competitive advantage. To help HR professionals extend their reach and unlock their potential, Paycor created the HR Center of Excellence. Based on data and insights from more than 30,000 clients, the HR COE provides HR and finance professionals the advice, inspiration and actionable plans they need to make a real difference in their organizations.

The candidate you're dying to hire and that top performer you need to retain expect and demand more. The most successful HR teams leverage a modern, tailored benefits experience as a competitive advantage to attract and retain top talent.

5 Steps to a Highly Effective Employee Benefits Strategy

5 Steps to a Highly Effective Employee Benefits Strategy

Companies that offer strategic benefits perform 24% better than ones that don’t, recruit 8% more effectively and are 17% more likely to retain employees. But selecting the right benefits mix isn’t “cut and paste” – there’s no one-size-fits-all solve. Your workforce is diverse and multigenerational; your employees want and need different things. Discover the 5 key steps to designing a employee benefits strategy that drives recruiting, retention and business results.

How to Improve Employee Engagement with Benefits

How to Improve Employee Engagement with Benefits

If your workforce is more focused on where to go for lunch than achieving business results, that’s a problem. Many studies, including Paycor’s own People Management Report, confirm what we already know: Employee engagement is strongly connected to productivity, profitability and customer satisfaction. It’s hard to argue that employee engagement is a bad thing. A recent Gallup survey compared businesses that ranked in the top 25% of employee engagement to those in the bottom quarter and found those in the top are 21% more profitable, 17% more productive, have 10% better customer ratings, experience 41% less absenteeism and suffer 70% fewer safety incidents. Also, engaged employees are less likely to be actively searching for a new job....

Open Enrollment Benefits Assessment

Open Enrollment Benefits Assessment

Design the perfect open enrollment in 4 clicks. Take our interactive assessment, below, to see where you stand! (content will load shortly) Content loading... Please enable javascript!

People Management

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Manual processes and paper-based systems are the enemy of effective, modern people management. The more time HR can devote to the strategic (and measurable) aspects of people management, the better off everyone will be.

2019 Report: People Management, Perception vs. Reality

2019 Report: People Management, Perception vs. Reality

Paycor surveyed more than 700 CEOs, CFOs and HR leaders about employee engagement, turnover and compliance practices. Download our latest report to see what they said. What you’ll learn: C-Suite Perceptions Metrics that human resources can leverage to impact the bottom line. Most organizations don’t believe they effectively engage their employees. Turnover Most organizations don’t know how much it costs to hire a new employee. (And the true cost is more than they think.) What causes turnover? It depends on if you ask upper management or the employees who are actually leaving. Only 50% of organizations surveyed track turnover metrics. Compliance One-third of organizations don’t know how frequently they audit their compliance practices....

The Turnover Crisis in Healthcare

The Turnover Crisis in Healthcare

An action plan for finance and HR leaders With an aging population, more chronic illnesses and many nurses nearing retirement, the demand for their skilled replacements is outpacing the supply at an alarming rate. In fact, nearly a quarter of healthcare providers reported having nursing vacancies greater than 10% in 2018*. Unemployment rates are at the lowest they’ve been in decades, which makes the search for qualified talent and filling open job positions more difficult than ever. The demand for healthcare isn’t going to diminish, so it’s important to partner with an HCM provider who can help solve your HR challenges with the proper technology and expertise. Nearly 6,000 healthcare providers depend on Paycor for solutions regarding...

The Turnover Crisis in Manufacturing

The Turnover Crisis in Manufacturing

An action plan for all HR and finance leaders It’s no secret—manufacturing is losing talent. As Baby Boomers leave the workforce and take valuable skills with them, it’s expected that nearly 3.5 million manufacturing jobs will open up by 2025. Two million of those jobs are expected to go unfilled because of the skills gap*. The longer positions go unfilled, the more the production process is disrupted. Company morale starts to decline, and manufacturers see profits dip as they’re unable to operate at full capacity. Automation and robotics may help fill some of the labor gap, but HR still needs to find humans to problem solve, analyze issues and manage output. If you’re trying to recruit in the manufacturing industry, you’re in a vicious...

The Turnover Crisis in Restaurants

The Turnover Crisis in Restaurants

An Action Plan for Owners and Operators Restaurants across the country are experiencing high volumes of turnover at an alarming rate. In 2016, turnover exceeded 70% for the second consecutive year, and the turnover rate in the fast-food industry reached 150%, the highest since data was first captured in 1995*. With record numbers of restaurants and more jobs to choose from, employees are willing to take risks to find the right fit. The demand for restaurant workers isn’t going away, so it’s critical to find the right HCM provider who can help solve your HR challenges with the right combination of technology and expertise. More than 3,000 restaurants across the country depend on Paycor to help onboard new hires, pay them accurately and...

Compliance can be a stressful topic. If all goes well, HR rarely gets credit for avoiding a problem. But if things go poorly, HR gets the blame. To stay ahead of the curve and learn how to manage your risk, read our industry-defining thought leadership on ACA, EEOC, DOL and much more.

Are You at Risk for Penalties? Take the HR Compliance Audit

Are You at Risk for Penalties? Take the HR Compliance Audit

Take our HR Compliance audit to see where you stand! Paycor’s HR Audit helps determine the effectiveness of your organization’s HR function. This easy assessment is a systematic, objective tool that evaluates your regulatory and policy compliance. (content will load below shortly) Content loading... Please enable javascript!

EEO-1 Reporting FAQs

EEO-1 Reporting FAQs

Employers covered by EEO-1 reporting requirements must submit 2017 & 2018 pay data to the EEOC by September 30, 2019. The new rule requires employers to accurately track and report the number of hours employees work, identify their employees’ earnings over a 12-month period and classify employees in one of 12 pay bands. The amount of additional data employers are required to provide is very significant. If you are unable to generate compensation, hours worked and pay bands into one report, it will create additional administrative work and could result in costly reporting errors. To help our customers navigate the new requirements, we've created this list of FAQs. Check out the resource below for more information to help you prepare....

Case Study: Camp Woof

Case Study: Camp Woof

Years of manually entering payroll combined with the frustration of paying for every custom report finally took its toll on Camp Woof administrators and led them to seek an automated time and payroll product with a robust reporting feature. “My employees now have easy access online to get their paystubs and information. Payroll is on time and the only mistakes are ones that I make and those are easily fixed. The reporting is great.”—Pete Grossman, Managing Member, Camp Woof Discover how Paycor’s Human Capital Management solution helped this pet paradise in Atlanta streamline payroll, giving the owner and managers time to focus on what matters most—the animals.

Employee Experience

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If employees feel a connection to your organization and they can see a future for themselves there, they're far more likely to be engaged. And engaged employees are critical to the success of your company. Learn more about how to build and sustain a culture of engagement.

Achieving HR Excellence

Achieving HR Excellence

McKinsey found that the typical HR department still spends 60% of their time on transactional human resources. In today's world of dynamic and constant change, that just won't do. Why not? For starters, you can't recruit and retain top talent if you spend most of your time keying new hire data into payroll or processing administrative tasks. You can't discover new insights about how labor costs are affecting your bottom line if you're too busy manually tracking time and attendance. You can't optimize benefits for a multigenerational workforce if you're stuck hand-holding employees through open enrollment. Get to the next level of HR with a combination of technology and expertise. For nearly 30 years, Paycor has helped medium and small...

How to Create the Ideal Employee Experience

How to Create the Ideal Employee Experience

All companies covet an engaged, motivated workforce. When your people are engaged, they don’t behave like an average employee. They’re more like committed volunteers devoted to a mission, always seeking new opportunities to boost morale and make a difference. It’s no surprise then that, according to DecisionWise, in 2017, 73% of executives said employee engagement was a top concern. Yet Gallup’s annual survey of engagement continually finds that only 1/3 of employees are engaged at work. Most (51%) are not engaged and, even worse, 16% are actively disengaged. With so many companies focused on engagement, why don’t we see better results? A primary reason is that not all companies focus on the employee experience. Everything from...

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY of the BUILD WEB SUMMIT

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY of the BUILD WEB SUMMIT

BUILD a Company No One Wants to Leave More than 10,000 HR professionals registered for Paycor’s two-day BUILD Web Summit! Industry experts offered insights on how to build a company no one wants to leave. If you missed the Summit, here’s a quick overview of each session. BUILD a Compelling Benefits Package In a hypercompetitive job market, the benefits you offer can help you recruit, engage and retain talent. Our speaker, Andrea Toben, says that building the right benefits package is one of the most important things you’ll do in the life of your business. Andrea advises companies to consider these non-traditional programs. Financial BenefitsFinancial and estate planning assistance Budgeting and cash-flow tracking tools Credit monitoring...

Labor Costs

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HR plays an important role in leading the C-suite’s thinking on how to optimize labor costs. To create your own action plan, explore our resources on this critical topic.

BUILD Web Summit - Build a Competitive Compensation Plan

BUILD Web Summit - Build a Competitive Compensation Plan

Learn how to build a compensation plan that keeps you in line with the market and maintains compliance. Speaker: Christine Ippolito Christine Ippolito, SPHR, SHRM-SCP is the Founder and Principal of Compass Workforce Solutions, LLC, a consulting firm providing strategic human resource expertise to small businesses to reduce exposure and increase profitability. She has served clients in a leadership capacity for 25 years in multiple industries and environments within Fortune 250, venture capital and equity-backed companies, as well as privately held and family-owned businesses.

The Future of HR

The Future of HR

Paycor asked 500+ CEOS, CFOs and HR executives about their human resources challenges, the impact of artificial intelligence and big data and their priorities over the next few years. We compiled the results and are sharing the findings and key takeaways in our report, The Future of HR. Here’s a sneak peek. 45% of Human Resources Professionals Are Concerned About Recruiting & Retention With unemployment at an all-time low, companies are being forced to up their recruiting game or risk missing out on top talent. But it’s not just about attracting employees. The average worker will change jobs at least 12 times throughout their career, which puts pressure on HR to engage, train and develop talent so they’ll never want to leave. This is...

Automated Payroll, Onboarding and Timekeeping Helped Royal Chemical

Automated Payroll, Onboarding and Timekeeping Helped Royal Chemical

Discover how Royal Chemical, a contract manufacturer, used Paycor solutions and customer service to eliminate manual onboarding, timekeeping and payroll. Paycor also provided real-time analytics and custom reporting, simplifying a once complex process for HR.

Competition for talent is fierce and recruiting is a fast-paced game. And yet, if you move too fast, the cost of a bad hire can be substantial. The good news is, you can win the recruiting game with the right combination of technology and expertise.

BUILD Web Summit - Build a Compliant Interview Process

BUILD Web Summit - Build a Compliant Interview Process

Join us we take a deep dive into an often overlooked topic, how to maintain recruiting compliance during the interview process. We will discuss the questions to ask, red flags and what to do during the interview to reduce your legal risk. Speaker: Katharine C. Weber Ms. Weber is a Principal in the Cincinnati, Ohio, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. She has successfully assisted countless clients in handling their labor and employment issues in both Ohio and Kentucky. She has experience litigating wrongful discharge cases; managing discrimination cases; negotiating collective bargaining agreements; representing employers before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and other federal, Ohio and Kentucky agencies; advising management on...

The Keys to Recruiting and Compliance Success in Manufacturing

The Keys to Recruiting and Compliance Success in Manufacturing

For HR professionals and business leaders in the manufacturing sector, keeping up with the array of compliance regulations and safety issues has always been challenging. But with unemployment at an all-time low, attracting skilled workers has overwhelmingly become the top concern for manufacturers. In fact, the Manufacturing Institute and Deloitte report that 22% of skilled manufacturing workers are slated to depart the workforce within the next decade. And with experts estimating that a total of 3.4 million workers will be needed to enter the industry over the next ten years, finding new ways to improve the recruiting process and attract top talent will become more important than ever. In this article, we’ll take a closer look at these...

The Impact of Hiring Contingent Workers

The Impact of Hiring Contingent Workers

Economic times continue to be challenging, and employers are faced with determining new ways to manage their workloads, their workforces and their labor costs. With the gig economy in play, more and more companies are looking to hire freelancers, consultants or other types of outsourced workers to share the load and reduce the cost of doing business, such as skyrocketing health care premiums. Organizations such as Macy’s, JC Penny and many other retailers have taken advantage of contingent workers during the seasonal holidays for decades, and it’s paid off big time for their bottom lines. However, in order to know whether this strategy is advantageous to your businesses you must first understand both the positives and the negatives of...