Basic Services: Hybrid HR Solutions
Hybrid HR solutions combine the best in live human resource expertise with innovative online technology to deliver trusted HR knowledge solutions that enable your organization to thrive. Using these tools, HR professionals can be more effective in their roles, building a positive and productive workplace. Services from these providers typically include:
Advanced HR knowledge and training — usually an integrated suite of advanced HR knowledge and training solutions that provide everything employers need to create and maintain a compliant and productive workplace.
Advanced HR knowledge and training — HR professionals are typically provided with access to certified advisors ready to answer questions, provide guidance and follow up with research to resolve tricky HR issues.
Employee Training Programs — Courses offered usually cover topics like mitigating legal risk, maintaining compliance and enhancing employee engagement. Dashboards allow HR professionals the ability to administer the programs easily and track usage.
Compliance Tools — Forms, checklists and tools that allow HR professionals with the ability stay up-to-date with the latest information on changing regulations and more easily maintain compliance.
Enhanced Service Level: Human Resource Advisory Services
Most business owners often wear multiple hats and find that many critical HR tasks are in danger of falling through the cracks. This could lead to personnel problems, costly consultation fees, and potentially expensive and time-consuming fines, penalties and/or lawsuits. You probably already outsource accounting and payroll services, but have you thought of outsourcing your company’s HR services?
Generally, HR Advisory firms provide a range of human resource guidance and support to help you better manage your employee HR needs and ensure your compliance within the evolving landscape of regulations to help reduce your legal and financial risk. In providing your company with HR expertise, they provide you with valuable guidance, whether it involves assistance with administrative services, insights into best practice or analytical tools to help examine areas of potential non-compliance.
These firms can also take on the management of many difficult and sensitive employee issues, so you are free to run your business. Specifically, these firms focus on:
- HR Compliance and Risk Assessment
- Employee Handbooks
- Job Descriptions
- Hiring and Termination Processes
- Performance Management
- Leadership Training, and more
Comprehensive Service Level: Benefit Administration & HRIS
Given the complexities in today’s employer benefits environment, it has become increasingly critical that employers place a priority on ensuring compliance, securely maintaining and transmitting data and maximizing efficiencies through streamlined administrative processes. Today’s benefit administration systems can provide tremendous value in these areas and have emerged front and center in employer’s quest for forward looking strategies.
Many human resource departments today are forced to stretch their limited staff and budget, making operational efficiency an absolute necessity. Benefit Administration, the process of assembling and managing corporate benefit components, has come a long way since just a few years ago and provides a viable solution in this regard for many businesses.
Today, a good insurance broker or benefit consultant can find a dynamic technology solution tailored to a client’s specific needs and demographics, allowing for a comprehensive yet intuitive experience for all users. Today’s systems allow for automation and simplification of all HR and benefit related processes, improving administrative efficiencies and enhancing user engagement in all core areas.
Some of the highlights of today’s benefit administration systems include:
Automation of HR tasks — uincluding recruiting, applicant tracking, onboarding and termination processes, PTO tracking and scheduling, time clocks, time management, performance reviews, goal setting, ongoing employee learning and development, career development, etc.
HR Information and Payroll Integration — Reports and predictive analytic tools for monitoring key business metrics and identification of trends, either embedded payroll functionality or synchronization of data with most major payroll companies.
Compliance — helping companies navigate the fluid and challenging legislative environment, including tax management and ACA reporting requirements.
Benefit Administration — A simplification of enrollment processes, including replacement of paper forms with electronic files, online benefit enrollment, benefit cost transparency, seamless and direct integration with carrier and vendor eligibility systems, consolidated billing, single click COBRA administration and more.
Many benefit administration systems also include mobile apps that have self-serve functionality, enabling employees to make changes in benefits, engage in corporate communications and even interface with health tracking devices, without the need of a desktop computer.