The 2016 Q2 update for Sage HRMS 2015 and 2016 introduced a Prenote Status field to the EFT screen in Employee Payroll. For many who installed the Q2 update, this new field went unnoticed as exist..
Companies of all shapes, sizes, and industries require a good, reliable, connected financial and operations software package if they have any hope of growing and gaining a competitive edge. For ye..
The July program meeting for the Tulsa Area Human Resources Association (TAHRA) (http://www.tahra.org/) featured guest speaker Jeff Wilkie (http://hogantaylor.com/team/jeff-wilkie/). Jeff lea..
This month’s Tulsa Chapter of the American Marketing Association meeting featured Jason George with the Tulsa Roughnecks. The Tulsa Roughnecks are heading into their second season at ONEOK Fi..
As part of my job, I talk with clients every day. I hear the things about their businesses that are going well and, often times, things that aren’t. One consistent message is how busy workers are ..
I was very excited about my two week vacation this year - I got to go back to Europe. Specifically, London, Florence, and Rome. Going back to London was just a bit like going back home, after livi..
At this month’s meeting of the Tulsa Chapter of the IMA Institute of Managerial Accountants the guest speaker was Olen L. Greer, Ph.D.,CMA. Dr. Greer is a Professor of Accountancy in the Scho..
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 ..