Project Management for Payroll Managers

Project Management for Payroll Managers

Do you sometimes feel overwhelmed and not in control of a project that you are managing? As a payroll professional, your job can be very challenging as you are required to wear a variety of hats, juggle multiple projects and work with different stakeholders. Achieving project goals and objectives while managing the project’s triple constraints of scope, time and cost — is a common challenge facing many payroll professionals today. In order to successfully manage a project, it is essential for you to have clear objectives, a good project plan, a controlled scope and have stakeholder support. There is a science to ensuring projects are executed successfully. Here is a guide to help you manage your payroll projects more effectively.

The Art of Effective Delegation: Learning to Let Go

The Art of Effective Delegation: Learning to Let Go

Learning how to delegate and ensuring your work is completed correctly, on time and within budget is an essential skill all managers should have. Unfortunately, many managers do not pay enough attention to the delegation process and often struggle with relinquishing some of their responsibilities. Successful managers know what tasks to delegate so they can have more time to plan, to collaborate with others, and to monitor the performance of their team. The process of delegation in the workplace involves the sharing or transfer of authority and responsibility from manager or peer to another employee. Through delegation, you as a leader can coach your people and boost the productivity of your team. Here are ways to ensure your approach to delegation will allow you to optimize your time and accomplish your goals.

Spread the Love: Corporate Social Responsibility

Spread the Love: Corporate Social Responsibility

This Valentine’s Day, make sure your employees fall even more in love with their organization by ensuring you have effective Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives in place. Corporate social responsibility refers to the social, economic and environmental impacts of an organization’s activities on a diverse group of stakeholders including employees, customers, the community and the […]

Why Human Resources Professionals Need to Know Employment Law

Why Human Resources Professionals Need to Know Employment Law

Human Resources professionals may not specialize in Employment Law like an employment lawyer, however they are expected to be very knowledgeable in this area. HR professionals must be well-versed in many different employment laws, in order to be effective and compliant when dealing with employees. Many HR functions are governed by the law and include: […]

Why Human Resources is Getting a Seat at the Table

Why Human Resources is Getting a Seat at the Table

The role that Human Resources play in organizations has changed dramatically over the years. Traditionally, HR has been considered an administrative and transactional function. However, in recent years, there has been a shift whereby HR is seen by more organizations than ever before, as a strategic business partner. Employers are slowly realizing the crucial role […]