Human Resources

From File Cabinets to AI: The Changing HR Technology Landscape

Technology is rapidly changing our world. All aspects of life, from how we shop to how we communicate, are continually impacted by accelerating advancements in computing power and emerging technologies. Human resources is no exception. Over the last few decades, HR has transformed from single departments that mainly focused on hiring and payroll, to becoming an integral part of [...]

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Achieving Goals with HR Policies and Procedures

Ensuring the right document is in the right place at the right time when it comes to managing your HR policies and procedures. Company policies and procedures are a means for businesses and organizations to formally set out what they intend to do, and how they will carry out the stated objectives. Policies are documented guidelines establishing the rules of conduct [...]

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Paperless HR at 2019 PHRMA Strategic Management Conference

Paperless HR will be in the spotlight as Human Resources professionals from across the Portland, Oregon region gather at the 14th Annual Strategic Management Conference presented by PHRMA (Portland Human Resources Management Association) on May 15. ColumbiaSoft will showcase the latest in HR document management technology with demonstrations and information at the Document Locator table. Solutions for HR file management, [...]

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HR Document Management at WSHRMA 2019 Annual Conference

HR professionals from across the Kitsap peninsula in Washington State will gather for informative sessions, networking, and a look at the latest in HR technology at West Sound Human Resource Management Association’s (WSHRMA) annual conference on May 8. HR document management will be presented, with information and demonstrations at ColumbiaSoft’s Document Locator table. Paperless HR file management, onboarding with eForms, [...]

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Top 10 Reasons to Save Space with Digital HR Filing

Recover valuable office space by moving from filing cabinets to electronic storage in HR A common theme we’ve been hearing this year is the elimination of storage needed for paper personnel records.  Several clients have come to us with a corporate office location that is moving and the new space not having storage for HR filing cabinets.  Wow, that’s cold [...]

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Consistency and Accountability in HR Record Keeping

As an HR leader, consistency and accountability are two factors that are critical to how your HR records are managed.  They are foundational to your work, and overarching in importance. Centralize HR records in an electronic document management system Aggregate, organize, store, and control HR records in accordance with your business’s rules and in a way that makes sense within [...]

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Corrective Action in HR in the Spotlight at HR Answers’ Workshop

From a document management standpoint, the final corrective action write-ups are just the very final stage of a very long, complete process.  At the recent HR Answers workshop on Corrective Action in HR (thank you Paul!), I was impressed with how much background was shared on the complete process. In a tight labor market, culture in an organization is especially [...]

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Pay Equity and The Importance of Keeping HR Files In Order

Pay Equity and The Importance of Keeping HR Files In Order

Pay Equity laws are evolving, and compensation enforcement is expanding. Never has maintaining employee data and human resources files been more important in pay equity compliance. The Department of Labor, through the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) are increasing their attention on Pay Equity, or equal pay for equal work. More recently, the momentum [...]

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Project Considerations When Moving from Paper HR Files to Electronic

Key takeaways from PHRMA’s January 2019 Luncheon + Workshop: HR Project Success Factors – The Five Factors You Need On Every Project PHRMA’s luncheon + workshop on January 16 covered some critical elements that are valuable when considering a project to move from paper files to electronic for HR records.  Eric Verzuh gave a very engaging presentation of 5 [...]

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5 Paperless HR Resolutions for 2019 – Join us in a Webinar

It’s 2019, and we are almost one-fifth of our way through the 21st century. It is hard to imagine, but there are still a lot of paper files hanging out in Human Resources. If you are one of the paperless procrastinators, here are five resolutions for 2019 that will set your HR department on a digital foot-forward for the [...]

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