8 Ways Document Locator Supports HR in the Evolution of Working Remotely

8 Ways Document Locator Supports HR in the Evolution of Working Remotely

With the arrival of the age of COVID, the way the world works has transformed. This workplace transformation has touched every aspect of the business and is particularly visible in the human resources arena. With so many HR departments tied to paper files filled with confidential employee information locked away in file cabinets at the office, HR teams are [...]

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Process Consistency

Maintaining Consistency in Processes in a Remote Work Environment

Remote work is becoming more prevalent in our highly connected world. While these types of work environments offer many advantages, businesses must take care in assuring that organizational structures and consistency in business processes are maintained. Prior to the COVID-19 outbreak, remote work was on the rise. According to a Gallup report, 43% of U.S. workers telecommuted at least [...]

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FMLA

Keeping Records Organized for FMLA

The burden to accurately document and track records for FMLA lies solely with the employer; an HR Document Management system can help. One of the biggest mistakes a company can make when it comes to FMLA administration is allowing the processes to be handled differently from case to case Businesses that employ 50 or more workers, as well as all public [...]

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EEOC

EEOC Compliance and HR Record Keeping

It is the job of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) to administer and enforce civil rights laws against workplace discrimination. To comply with these laws, employers and HR professionals must educate and train employees, implement strong policies and procedures, and maintain strict record keeping practices. EEOC Compliance It’s a challenge for employers and HR professionals to strictly follow the laws [...]

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Disciplinary Action triggers policy update

When Disciplinary Action Triggers the Need to Update Policies

Disciplinary action can sometimes uncover incomplete or outdated policies. This is an opportunity to update these policies. To do this, it helps to have an understanding of how policies have been followed over time. It is also important to develop an effective strategy for distributing updated policies throughout your organization.   What happens when a disciplinary action triggers the need [...]

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Paperless HR at Labor & Employment Law Conference 2020

Paperless HR at the 18th Annual Labor & Employment Law Conference

See HR document management demonstrations at the Document Locator table at Labor & Employment Law Conference in Portland, Oregon. HR document management will be on showcase as HR Professionals from across Oregon and SW Washington gather for this year’s Labor & Employment Law Conference on Thursday, February 27, 2020. The always-popular full-day event, presented by Oregon SHRM and Stoel Rives [...]

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HR on the Watch in 2020

HR on the Watch in 2020

HR professionals are keeping a sharp eye on legislative changes taking effect in the new year, and new proposals under consideration as we enter a new decade. The new decade brings with it new state and federal legislation affecting employee rights. Some laws may radically reshape what it means to be a full-time employee vs. working part-time or operating as [...]

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Paperless HR Infographic Blog Image - Document Locator

Infographic: The Problem with HR Filing Cabinets

Intriguing facts about the costs and difficulties of managing employee records in filing cabinets are revealed in this informative Paperless HR infographic. Are you aware that ten HR filing cabinets can cost nearly $3,000 per year in space alone? And that twenty filing cabinets in the HR record room can weigh as much as a mid-size car? These facts and more [...]

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Get Document Locator training in 2020 - ColumbiaSoft

Get Document Locator Document Management Training In 2020

Brush up on document management skills using Document Locator software in a ColumbiaSoft training class. ColumbiaSoft will host a total of five training opportunities in 2020 where people learn the latest skills in using document management in Document Locator. The classes include four 3-day Boot Camp sessions, and one 4-day series of Masters Classes. Boot Camp training is an opportunity [...]

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Documentation A universal challenge for HR

Documentation. A Universal Challenge for HR

Travel log from Anaheim’s Employment Law Conference At the 8th Annual Employment Law Seminar September 13th in Anaheim, there was one message consistent across all the speakers’ presentations.  HR Documentation. Of course, we all know how important documentation is, especially for HR.  However, there were several details presented I thought interesting to share. Organizing the HR paper trail For interactions with employees, especially [...]

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