Mariah Hansen

Mariah Hansen

As a Market Research Associate at SelectHub, Mariah dives into the realm of Human Resources. She breathes a bit of life into topics like recruitment, scheduling, payroll, performance management, compensation management, and workforce management. Outside of business hours you can usually find Mariah sampling the wares at local coffee shops or dancing the night away to some live music.

Cloud Recruiting Software: Top Picks of 2019

At best, the process of finding and hiring new employees can feel a bit like looking through the pages of your favorite “Where’s Waldo?” book. Once the applications start to pour in, you have to sift through all of the resumes and cover letters to find the type of candidate you’re looking for. If you’re hiring for more than one position, then you’ll have quite a few pages of that book to search through. This kind of recruiting process is desperately in need of an update — cloud recruiting software is that update.

In the past, only large enterprises had the resources to implement recruiting software. However, thanks to advancements in technology, cloud-based software makes it easy for businesses of any size to implement a recruiting solution. If you’ve decided it’s time to streamline your recruitment process by implementing a new software solution, then you’ll want to have a solid foundation of knowledge about just what that software is and what it’s capable of doing. We’ll break all of that down for you, and then we’ll discuss who our top picks are to help you jumpstart your search.

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Best Employee Scheduling Apps of 2019: Selecting the Right Scheduling Product For Your Business

If you’ve ever had to build a schedule, then you know that the process is more of a marathon than a sprint. Unfortunately, very few of us are prepared to take our schedule creating skills to the HR Olympics. The majority of us still have years of training before we’re ready to bring home a gold medal. What if there was an easier way to take your scheduling building skills to Olympic levels? Luckily, there is. Scheduling software and the best employee scheduling apps can give you the boost you need to feel like a champion.

Mariah HansenBest Employee Scheduling Apps of 2019: Selecting the Right Scheduling Product For Your Business
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10 Employee Scheduling Tips to Help You Build A Better Schedule

Schedule building, while an important business function, is a thankless job. You spend hours developing a schedule that works for all of your staff, and at the end of the week, you’re left to do it all over again. The most effective scheduling will work with each employee’s availability, cut down labor costs and reduce absences. There are plenty of employee scheduling tips, tricks, techniques and other scheduling ideas to guide you when it’s time to look at the calendar and assign employees to shifts in conjunction with your employee scheduling software.

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Payroll Software Vendors Best Dressed List of 2019

The storied past of payroll processing is long, and unless you’re a payroll history buff, it’s mostly very boring. Perhaps the only fun fact hidden in the history of payroll is that ancient Egyptians were paid in beer — among other things like bread. We’ve come a long way from paying employees in bread in beer, mostly due to the invention of paper money. A more recent development is the introduction of payroll software. If you’ve decided it’s time for you to introduce a new system into your business, then you’ll want to choose from the best payroll vendors.

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Cloud Based Employee Scheduling Software: Who Are The Top Leaders in 2019?

Building a schedule every pay period can be a daunting task. Much like a quarterback preparing to call the next play, you have to be aware of a variety of factors that could affect the final outcome. You must account for individual employee needs and reconcile those with the needs of your business — factors which can be in constant movement. Fortunately, the days of building out a schedule with pen and paper are gone thanks to cloud based employee scheduling software.

In the past, only massive corporations with a big budget could afford to implement employee scheduling software. However, with ever-advancing technology, scheduling products are far more accessible than they have ever been in the past. The rise of cloud-based scheduling systems have led to an increase in software implementation — but why? Let’s start by looking at what scheduling software is, and then assess why you might choose a cloud-based system. Then, we’ll discuss which vendors are leading the industry in the current year.

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What Is a Payroll RFP and How Do I Create One?

If you’ve started thinking about the mountain of work that is payroll processing, then you’re likely ready to automate parts of the process by implementing payroll software. When the time comes to select the proper system for your business you have a handy tool at your disposal to help you make your selection: a payroll RFP.

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Workforce Management Integration Takes Your Business To The Next Level – Here’s How

No business runs smoothly without proper management. That involves being aware of how efficient your staff is and whether or not you’re meeting your objectives as an organization. Knowing how many people to schedule, when and for which tasks is a big job with many moving parts. It’s time to face the music. All of the little tasks involved with running your business add up to be one big, time-consuming mess. What if there was a solution that would make that dizzying mess a bit easier? Workforce management software is the solution, and WFM integration will take your software to the next level.

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Comparing the Best Performance Management Software – Who Wins in 2019?

When it comes time to conduct annual performance evaluations, most managers find themselves filled with dread. The task of reflecting on an employee’s performance throughout the past 12 months and trying to remember goals set a year ago is challenging — especially if you don’t see your employees every day. That’s one reason why many businesses now use performance management software. But that’s not the only reason businesses are turning to software solutions. Performance management software can do a lot to help your company succeed. If you’re looking for software, then it’s time for you to conduct a performance management software comparison.

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What Is Payroll Software and Why Should Your Business Use It?

While it may not be the most exciting part of running a company, processing payroll is an essential part of any business. Payroll processes have been around a lot longer than any of us may realize, dating all the way back to the 14th century. Any business need with that kind of staying power isn’t going away any time soon. So how can you tackle your payroll needs efficiently? By understanding your specific payroll demands, you can determine if payroll software can help.

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What is Workforce Planning & How It Can Benefit Your Business

Good planning is the secret behind any good business. You need to know what direction you want to take your business in, what your goals are and have a plan to make it all happen. This means having a plan for all aspects of your business — that includes a plan for the future of your workforce. That plan may lead you to update your human resource processes or implement a workforce management system to help with your planning. So, what is workforce planning and why should you implement it into your business practices?

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