Paying and Getting Paid — The Future Is Already Out of the Barn

“I want it all, and I want it now!” belted the late, great Freddie Mercury on a criminally underrated song by the rock band Queen. Was he channeling typical first world consumers and employees from some four decades into the future? He might as well have been. People these days, not all of them want it all, truly, but most seem to want whatever it is they do want, now. They expect every accommodation. Leeway and speed are what they want. They want what they buy to arrive as soon as possible. They want to pay in the easiest way available, in a way most accommodating to their needs and wants. And they want the pay they’ve earned so far, right now — not in […]

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3Sixty Insights #HRTechChat with Brenda Laughlin, SPHR, Co-Founder and Managing Partner at Enavrio

For this episode of 3Sixty Insights’ #HRTechChat, we decided to approach our favorite subject matter, technology for human capital management, from a slightly different angle. Joining us was Brenda Laughlin, SPHR. Brenda is not only co-founder and managing partner of Enavrio, a consultancy that helps “create tomorrow’s world of work for today’s workforce,” but also CEO and principal consultant of PeakSource Consulting. A central area of Brenda’s expertise is in helping to ensure organizations’ “data collection and retention process aligns with industry rules, regulations and best practice.” This is where our discussion focused: around the extensive considerations that wise organizations take when handling their people’s data. The very idea that data privacy is important is just beginning to hit its stride, in my opinion. Highly […]

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The Road to Global Payroll

The road to global payroll is paved with reactions. Let’s add that it’s paved also with good intentions. We all know where those lead, and an unaddressed global payroll process won’t exactly take you there, but the ride can be rough. This is why, for most organizations, the journey to well-sorted global payroll is long and winding — and bumpy. It is the exceedingly rare employer that sets the table to process global payroll in an efficient way the very first time the need to process global payroll arises. This is what I’ve learned, anyway, from lengthy discussions with executives in this industry. No, almost to the very last one, organizations that become global pretty much never outsource it promptly; instead, they do their best, […]

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Market Alert: Paycor’s Proposed IPO Shows Small Businesses Need Both Concrete and Abstract HCM

What Happened Paycor, provider of an end-to-end suite of software-as-a-service human capital management solutions, has filed an initial public offering, the vendor announced on April 26. Paycor seeks to raise $100 million for this IPO, according to related filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Background A considerable percentage of Paycor’s client base comprises organizations employing 50 or fewer in staff. In recent years, however, net-new customers have been employers of 100 or more people. Competition in this space is significant. Though the approximate 1:1 comparisons to Paycor, founded in 1990, are a handful of mostly less seasoned providers all vying for the business of these small companies just beginning to grow into becoming fuller operations with grown-up needs in HCM, other, larger vendors have […]

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