In this video we sit down with Alexis Knaack, a Human Capital Management Consultant with Paylocity, an online HR and Payroll software company
With nearly a decade of experience at Paylocity, Alexis’ passion for people and their well-being shines through her work. Her professional background in psychology and her inclination for helping individuals fuel her efforts to aid business owners and HR professionals in resolving their HR challenges.
What are the most common HR and Payroll challenges that business owners grapple with? Alexis highlighted that manual processes often bog down business owners, preventing them from focusing on more strategic business aspects. She stressed that HR technology like Paylocity can help automate these processes, manage compliance and regulatory changes, and reduce manual errors. This, in turn, allows business owners to focus on more strategic initiatives, boosting business growth.
What are the key features that business owners should look for in HR and Payroll Software Solutions?
- Automation of payroll and tax cuts.
- Comprehensive HRIS system, encompassing all functions from onboarding to performance management and employee engagement tools.
- Dedicated support and partnership from the service provider.
- Compliance and reporting features.
- Time and labor tracking features.
- Integration capabilities with other solutions such as 401k providers, benefit carriers, ERP system, or point of sale system.
We also touched upon the importance of service level in terms of payroll management. Service is critical for business owners, as payroll-related concerns cannot be put on hold. Paylocity ensures that dedicated account managers can be reached in under 20 seconds, thus assuring immediate resolution to queries or concerns.
How about current HR and payroll trends? Alexis emphasized the increase in remote workforces due to COVID-19. This shift has prompted business owners to seek guidance on tax and compliance matters, employee engagement, performance review processes, and more. Paylocity offers a unique solution with an internal social media platform that fosters community within an organization, encouraging communication and boosting employee engagement.
Finally, if you are a business owner struggling to navigate the complex web of HR and payroll management, Paylocity is there to lighten the load, providing innovative solutions tailored to your needs. To get in touch with Alexis Knaack, feel free to contact her via call, email, text, or connect with her on LinkedIn.
Alexis’ LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/alexisknaack
Phone: 224-287-3096 (Mobile)
In the rapidly evolving landscape of HR and payroll, leveraging technology is no longer optional but a necessity. A solution like Paylocity can help you keep your focus where it matters the most – your people.
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