Perspectives |  HR

What’s in a Number? Finding Your Most Effective HR-to-Employee Ratio 

The headcount of traditional employees versus members of the HR team varies by company, with success rates varying based on factors involving everything from industry to culture.  Bloomberg’s latest BNA’s HR and Analysis Report suggests having 1.4 full-time HR staff for every 100 employees. However, a ratio of one HR person per 500 employees isn’t […]

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Perspectives |  Risk & Compliance

U.S. Payroll Policies: Repaying Deferred Taxes

Now that the U.S. payroll tax deferral is over, payroll professionals must sort out ways to help get employees back on track. The deferral, which lasted from September through December 31, 2020, was optional for U.S. employers to participate in and worth 6.2% of employees’ incomes. The deferral applied to workers who earned less than […]

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Perspectives |  Technology

How Artificial Intelligence Can Help Humanize Your HR Department

When you think about artificial intelligence (AI), it’s not likely that you think of humanization. However, despite initial associations, more computerized technologies have a strong potential to help organizations across the globe feel more ‘human’. A recent study by PWC found 63% of consumers believe AI will help solve complex problems that plague modern societies. […]

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Perspectives |  Business Expansion

My 5 Biggest Takeaways from Building a Factory in the US as an Expatriate

From recruiting to business culture, benefits, and payroll – Here is what I’ve learned about the U.S. system & culture Imagine this: sitting across a table full of experienced businessmen in South Carolina, I am the new CEO of a just opened bag-in-box factory (Aran Group), a woman, an expatriate in the US., and bald. […]

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Perspectives |  Covid-19

Work From ANYWHERE? Not. So. Fast.

The pandemic forced everyone inside in early 2020, and working remotely went from being an occasional perk to mandatory. Employers are now announcing that they will allow employees to work-from-anywhere. However, as lovely as that makes the employer sound, allowing employees to work-from-anywhere has major financial implications for both the employee and the employer. So […]

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Perspectives |  Business Expansion

4 Ways to Make Remote Recruiting More Personable

As we enter 2021, remote interviews will likely remain high in importance, as countries struggle to handle effects from the pandemic. With millions of companies navigating our rapidly changing global climate, here are some tips to achieve strongest results within virtual recruiting. Creative and Interactive Job Postings When preparing for the remote interview process, it […]

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