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How to Create Vendor Partnerships Based on TrustWithout communication and transparency, your vendor partnerships may come toppling down.
Benefits Outsourcing Is Up, Driven byCosts, ComplianceCorporate benefits departments are outsourcing more administrative functions as they seek to tap into specialized expertise around compliance issues.
Survey: Employers Likely to Outsource ACA Reporting
Affordable Care Act (ACA) tracking and reporting requirements are presenting
challenges to employers, leading many to consider an outsourced solution.
Zenefits-ADP Settlement Points to Changing Benefits
The recently resolved legal battle between business-outsourcing giant ADP and startup HR technology firm Zenefits points to a changing, more competitive market for benefits and payroll administration.
Startups Outsourcing HR: When, Why, What
If?By outsourcing and automating administrative services typically
handled by hiring a dedicated HR staffer, startups can better deploy their human
capital—up to a point.
Using outcome-based vendor pricing, companies pay vendors based on bottom-line business results, so HR can focus on performance over process.
Rethinking Brokers' RoleThe idea of employers reducing or eliminating the benefits broker’s role in light of health care reform keeps brokers up at night.
Group Health Insurance Carrier Selection QuestionnaireWhen considering prospective carriers, ask each of them the same questions to obtain identical information. Here are general questions to assist in the selection process.
Chaplain Services, Employee Assistance Programs Compete for Employer MarketProviders of chaplain-based services say their programs are more personal and flexible than traditional employee assistance programs (EAPs)—something EAP groups challenge as the two compete for contracts.
Amid Consolidation, Clients Grow SelectiveHR executives may have more leverage when purchasing outsourcing services due to consolidation of multi-process vendors.
Reduce Risks of Benefits Plan ContractingBenefits vendor contracts can give rise to legal pitfalls from participant lawsuits to regulatory penalties. To limit liability in vendor agreements, get contractual protections in writing.
Outsourcing the HR FunctionAn overview of the types of HR outsourcing arrangements, and potential benefits, special concerns and possible drawbacks of such arrangements.
The Buying Services GameEver wonder about the net effect of outsourcing human resource services? Get the facts before you make a move.
Keep Core Competencies, Offload AdministrationAdmin work is the top candidate for outsourcing, as it takes up such a large portion of the HR professional’s time.
Benefits Outsourcing: Focus on the Employee ExperienceWhen outsourcing benefits administration, focus on the employee end-user's experience when structuring the new vendor relationship.
Health Care Reform Accelerates Benefits OutsourcingBenefits administration outsourcing, fueled in recent years by employers needing help to comply with health care reform measures, is growing rapidly.
Outsourcing Relief for Sales-Comp HeadachesPharma firms discovered that when done right, outsourcing the administration of incentive pay for sales reps can improve efficiency and control costs.
Compensation Outsourcing: A Growing TrendThree basic areas of compensation can be outsourced—employee, sales and executive—and each presents its own challenges.
Compensation Administration OutsourcingCompensation administration is among the more specialized functions in most organizations, and outsourcing solutions are starting to emerge.
'Co-Sourcing' Compensation: Johnson & Johnson's Middle Path
Offshoring: Cost Savings Tied to Process ImprovementsCompanies can potentially increase by over half their cost savings from offshoring back-office functions—if they make process improvements part of their globalization initiatives.
HR Outsourcing - GeneralBenefits OutsourcingCompensation OutsourcingOrganizational Development OutsourcingStaffing Management OutsourcingGlobal OutsourcingSafety and Security OutsourcingTechnology OutsourcingEmployee Development OutsourcingEmployee Relations Outsourcing
Call Centers Come HomeUsing home-based call center workers can offer employers significant financial and HR advantages over offshoring.
Shared Services Can Cut Process Costs, but Many Fail to See GainsMore companies are forming internal organizations to consolidate and support redundant functions, such as accounts payable, for disparate business units.
RPO Providers Make Push for Midmarket, Global FirmsThe recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) industry continues to grow rapidly despite tepid hiring plans by many companies.
If the Shoe Fits: Outsourcing HRMSOutsourcing an HR management system (HRMS) platform can save money and improve service.
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