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6 REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD AUTOMATE TIME & ATTENDANCE

James Stovall

Your workforce is your greatest asset, and most likely, your largest expense. But if your team isn’t logging correct hours, you may find yourself dealing with costly regulatory headaches or inaccuracies. An automated time and attendance system for your organization…

4 Steps To Manage The New Overtime Rule

We’ve been fielding questions lately about a new rule that may make more workers eligible for overtime because of a salary threshold increase. The rule, announced by The Department of Labor (DOL), updates the regulations governing which white-collar workers are…

Starting a School: Lessons from a Charter School Veteran

About our contributing author, Steve Zimmerman     Co-Director of the NYC Coalition of Community Charter Schools (“C3S”). Steve has founded two charter schools in Queens—Our World Neighborhood Charter School, where he served as board chairman for five years and, most…

This Is Not Your Mother’s Benefit Plan (And That’s Okay)

Across all age groups, employee benefits are becoming a more important factor determining where people choose to work. In 2012, for example, only 28% of respondents in Metlife’s annual U.S. Employee Benefit Trends Study said that benefits were an important…

How David Beat Goliath (And Kept His Healthcare Costs Down!)

If you are an administrator at a school with under 100 employees, you surely know by now that reducing your healthcare spending, or even keeping it relatively flat, takes some deft maneuvering and perhaps more than a few deep breaths….

3 SURPRISINGLY EASY WAYS TO REDUCE TEACHER TURNOVER

Let’s start with a little good news, bad news. According to a study conducted by Richard Ingersoll, Ph.D., professor of education and sociology at the University of Pennsylvania, 200,000 new hires join the teaching force every year – and that…