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Five Key Takeaways from The Global Employer of Record Report 2023

I recently had the privilege of partnering with atlas to co-author “The Global Employer of Record Report 2023”, a first-of-its-kind report that explores key trends and insights shaping the future of work and the growing importance of the agility-rich Employer of Record (EOR) service model in the modern HCM ecosystem. The report includes insights and emerging trends for HR leaders to consider over the coming year, regional workforce trends, employer of record service adoption details by geography, and key considerations in navigating the current global landscape as an HR decision-maker. Download the report here: Below are my Top 5 takeaways from the report. 1. Expect a headwind of volatility. Employers face a headwind of volatility and economic, geopolitical, environmental, and technological disruption. Navigating today’s […]

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Payroll’s Inflection Point

As the curtain closes on the 27th annual National Payroll Week, I felt it was a good opportunity to reflect on the current state of payroll and the future of the critical process and profession, which is reaching its much-needed inflection point. More importantly, to highlight why prioritizing the critical process and profession as a central element in the broader HCM strategy is vital to enabling organizational agility and elevating the profession from its simple processor stigma to a strategic advisor and center of expertise (COE). So close…yet still so far Payroll has come a long way from its stone tablet and paper journal roots. Tabulating machines must have seemed like the future in the late 1950s to the few organizations with access to them. […]

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Engaging the Human Side of Payroll with Earned Wage Access

With Missouri and Nevada, each passing legislation in recent weeks aimed at establishing standards for the earned wage access(EWA) industry that will ensure consumer protection, transparency, affordability, and inclusiveness for the financial wellness tool, I thought it was fitting to share a blog I wrote a year ago highlighting the human side of payroll and the impact of EWA on users and their organizations. While many employers have adopted and realized the positive impacts of offering employees modern digital pay methods like on-demand pay for earned wage access, many more are still holding out, often viewing these digital innovations as simple fads that will eventually go away. Surprisingly, payroll leaders and practitioners often drive the heaviest pushback to these innovations. Understandably so, given the compliance […]

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Council Guest Post: It’s Time We Make Payroll Elegant Every Day of the Year!

I’ve just returned from the 2022 Global Payroll Awards held on September 22nd in Dublin, Ireland, and what a memorable night it was for global payroll! Congratulations to Melanie Pizzey and the Global Payroll Association (GPA) team for organizing such an elegant evening recognizing the critical profession and industry! Congratulations to all the nominees and winners on their contributions and impact in shaping the future of global payroll! This was my first time attending the black-tie affair and what has become the premier event for the global payroll industry. Recognizing and showcasing the hard work, innovation, and impact this industry continues to have on so many lives around the world. The event started with a daytime symposium featuring thought leadership presentations and a panel highlighting […]

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