Posts Tagged ‘Patrick Payroll’

What You Need to Know About Developing Your First-Time Managers

You believe you’ve identified the perfect employee to fill a management role at your business. Now what?  Unfortunately for many first-time managers the next step is figuring out how to lead or manage people without being provided with formal leadership training. In other words, “winging it.” According to The Ken Blanchard Companies’ First-Time Manager Survey,…

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How to Identify Potential Managers Within Your Ranks

If you have a spot open in management it’s tempting to look only to your top performers to fill it. Or maybe it’s time to conduct an annual performance review for your account executive who keeps blowing up her sales goals. She’s been with your organization for three years and is hoping for a promotion.…

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How to Protect Your Brand in the Face of Online Employee Reviews

It used to be that you reviewed your employee’s performance. In today’s digitally connected culture, employees now get to review you. Current, potential, and former employees have countless platforms on which to share their good and bad experiences with your workplace. Your potential hires are likely reading any number of employment sites such as Indeed,…

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When Two Become One: How to Manage Merging Cultures During an M&A

For the past few weeks we’ve been talking about the practical implications of mergers and acquisitions (M&As) on payroll and your core HR functions. This week we’ll cover what’s likely the most challenging piece of an M&A to navigate—the blending of two cultures. When Two Become One Mergers are often compared to marriages because in…

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Four Ways You Can Soften the Impact of an M&A for Your Employees

AOL Buys Time Warner for $162 Billion Exxon-Mobil Merger Not Expected to Raise Prices at Pump Will Whole Foods Benefit From the Amazon Effect? When we read headlines about mergers and acquisitions (M&As), the focus is typically on dollars and cents (billions of dollars, potentially), the impact on the consumer, and projections about the potential…

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How M&As Affect Payroll and What You Need to Do About It

Peanut butter and jelly. Mornings and coffee. Summer and air conditioning. Some things are better together. Your business has decided to try a merger and everything is coming together like peas and carrots. The only problem? No one knows who is a pea and who is a carrot and everyone is confused about which processes…

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