In my last blog, I introduced you to a speaker I had the distinct pleasure of meeting at a Texas SHRM meeting, Aliana Apodaca with Positive Directions Co. She spoke a lot about organizational life..
At my most recent Texas SHRM state council meeting in El Paso earlier this month, I had the pleasure of learning from a remarkable, enthusiastic, full of life woman named Aliana Apodaca..
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) published colossal changes to the overtime rule that will make approximately over 4 million currently exempt employees eligible for overtime pay later this year!..
My monthly AMA meeting was wonderful as usual. Karl Sakas spoke to us about how to help our clients and our firms by simply providing them choices. When you enter into a conversation with a cli..
Did you know that second only to email, Excel is the most widely used tool each and every day by the business user community? In fact, with over 500 million users, Excel is the number one repor..
I have had the privilege of working for Gary Crouch and Shawn Slavin for the past 10 years. Part of the continual improvement process at CS3 are company-wide assigned reading assignments. Our m..
The April Tulsa Chapter AMA meeting was wonderful as usual. Danny Maloney of Tailwind (http://www.tailwindapp.com) was the guest speaker. His firm focuses on visual marketing. So they leverage soc..
I recently did a CS3 SmartTalks webinar on HR Actions and it made me take a step back and think about a lot of things. Most of all: why would I use HR Actions instead of paper forms? Here are my t..
Tina is a relative “newbie” to the business world as compared to the majority of us at CS3. With her generation comes a different, yet powerful perspective on sharing knowledge, ideas, ..
Migrating to new technologies can be difficult. At CS3, an essential part of our role is to help our clients successfully make the transition to a new release of product. We identify product chang..
One of the key issues we wanted to solve through the implementation of a new human resources software package was a better way to automate our performance review process. In a word, it was “painfu..
In my last blog, I discussed what an employee self-service portal is (http://cs3technology.com/cs3-technology-feed/does-an-employee-self-service-portal-include-coffee-part-1). These portals give y..
We had reached a point where the number of Excel spreadsheets to manage our human resources records had become “excessive.” Not to mention, this model limited the access our staff had to employee ..
Today’s Human Resource Managers are frequently being asked to increase efficiency and provide better services to employees in an effort to stay competitive in the marketplace and retain top talent..
This month’s Institute of Managerial Accountants presentation was “Revenge of the Cube Dweller: Corporate Sabotage and Fraud from the Inside.” This presentation highlighted techniques used by empl..
One of the great things about working with CS3 Technology is that they made sure to properly manage our implementation of Sage HRMS Payroll. They assigned the best consultant for each project and ..
What are the benefits to your employees and managers by having Employee Self Service (ESS)? There are oodles of them!
First of all, giving access to your employees to update their personal i..
When it comes to our clients and always looking out for ways to make their work lives better, the entire CS3 Team does an outstanding job. Service Pillar #14 states:
Look for Improvements ..
Let’s face it, no one looks forward to spending their first day of a new job filling out the abundance of new hire paperwork that is often required. New hires are typically more excited to start l..
As part of our new Service Pillar Award program, the goal is to tie our current service pillars to an exceptional customer experience event. That is not always easy to do, as sometimes the right t..