News BriefsReview a summary of news, trends and industry information from trusted sources. From the March 2016 issue of CeridianVoice.   

 

 

March News Briefs

Top 2016 compliance priorities for employers and small businesses

Jim O’Connell, Ceridian Executive Consultant, highlights the three main areas of compliance focus for employers and small businesses. Specifically, O’Connell recommends organizations direct their attention on the Affordable Care Act, Fair Labor Standards Act overtime regulations, and mandatory paid family and medical leave. Read more at CorporateComplianceInsights.com

3 steps to implementing a successful HR analytics strategy

The speed of workforce analytics adoption is picking up, and the first 100 days are crucial to the success of a new HR analytics strategy. Training Magazine outlines a three-phase implementation approach that includes setting objectives, defining strategy and selecting an internal analytics leader. Read more at TrainingMag.com

Expert tips for maximizing your team’s productivity

Leaders today need to manage their own workloads as well as help employees make the best use of their time. Start by setting a positive example, and then establish clear goals and expectations. Having regular conversations about time management can also help. Read more at hbr.org

How to create work-life balance at your company

 It takes more than just policies to make a workplace truly flexible – the whole office culture has to change. One study showed that employees that were given flexibility to work wherever and whenever they wanted were much happier and performed just as well as employees with more traditional schedules. Read more at nytimes.com