The Benefits of an EAP

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The Benefits of an EAP

An EAP (employee assistance program) is an employee benefit program designed to create a better work environment for your employees. This is done by assisting with personal and work-related problems that may impact an employee’s physical, mental, and emotional health as well as job performance.  Especially in 2020, we’re seeing more and more employees struggling with mental health, physical health, deaths in the family, stress management, and so much more. An EAP can help tackle all of these issues and create an all-around better environment. Now is the time to consider an EAP...

The Power of Digitizing Payroll and HR Systems

Among the many things 2020 has taught us, one of the biggest lessons we’ve all undoubtedly learned is the importance and power of digitizing.  Back in March, when the entire country had to turn on a dime and learn how to operate remotely, you likely experienced this. You likely felt the weight of manual processes and systems that aren’t digital, and you probably felt grateful for the digital transformations you had made already.  What about payroll and HR? If you’re using outdated or manual processes to manage payroll or HR, now is the time to make...

How to Help Employees Adapt to the Pandemic Workday

A recent Bloomberg article pointed out that the pandemic workday is 48 minutes longer and full of more meetings as compared to pre-pandemic workdays.  If this is the case in your business, it may be time to check on your employees and make some changes.  A few things to consider changing:  Number of meetings.  Are unnecessary meetings being created throughout the day?  There is certainly a balance needed now if your employees are still working from home. You no longer have the ability to walk by someone’s desk to a...

How to Help Employees Avoid Burnout While Working from Home

Burnout is already a major concern in the workplace, but add onto it the possibility of working from home for an unknown amount of time, and it can become an even bigger concern.  In fact, about 90% of employees say they’ve experienced moderate to extreme stress since they began working from home, and almost 70% said that this has been the most stressful time in their careers (source: a study by Ginger).  As you lead your employees into this new normal, whether it includes permanent remote or partially remote work, here are some tips to help avoid burnout...

Steps to Maintain a Healthy Work Environment During COVID-19

As you make your way back to the office, it’s imperative that you maintain a healthy work environment for the safety and health of you and your employees. It can be tough to know where to start, so we’ve outlined a few options for you to consider. Please ensure you’re keeping up to date with the CDC’s recommendations for businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic. This is intended to give you a place to start.  Improve ventilation in your building.  If you have the option or can encourage your property manager to do so, consider improving your building’s ventilation syste...

What to do if an Employee Tests Positive for COVID-19

If an individual tests positive for COVID-19, they’ll be given some next steps to take in order to properly keep their friends, family, and recent contacts safe and healthy. But as an employer, it’s important to know what to do if an employee tests positive so you can protect your team, your business, and yourself.  Please note that these tips come from the guidance of the CDC. You can find a full outline of guidelines recommended from the CDC here. We recommend you keep this guide handy and are meeting these guidelines. This post is intended to give you a general ov...

Don’t Let COVID-19 Affect Your Payroll

“COVID-19 has affected my business, but it hasn’t affected my payroll.” We’re here to partner with you so you can ensure you’re staying compliant, that your forms are all online, and that you have the support you need to file forms -- even in the wake of a global pandemic.  See how: If you’d like the confidence and security that Renee mentions in this video, we’d love to talk. We have solutions as unique as your workforce to ensure you’re getting exactly what your business needs. You can reach out to us here.  To learn more abou...

Company Culture During a Global Pandemic

Company culture undoubtedly feels strange during the wake of COVID-19. As we work remotely, transition back into a “normal” work environment, and/or try to answer questions for our employees, we’re met with many new challenges.  Here’s how you can maintain (or even improve) company culture during COVID-19: Over-communicate with your employees. As we transition into working from an office again, or if we make remote working more permanent, it’s pertinent to ensure we’re prioritizing communication. Talk with your employees. What are they struggling with?...

Payroll for Franchises: How We Can Help

As a franchisee, you know your customers, and they know you. Customer service is number one. So how do you find a payroll provider you can trust?  We run our business like you run yours - you put your guests first, and so do we. We run our businesses like we run a family.  But why should you take time away from your “family” to run payroll, handle worker’s comp and unemployment, or stay up to date on new laws and compliances?  “CertiPay frees up a lot of my time. It gives me more time to focus on my guests.”  See why: ...

How CertiPay Payroll and HR is Helping Business Owners During COVID-19

As a business owner, have you found yourself struggling with how to provide your clients or customers with the support they need during the COVID-19 pandemic?  At CertiPay, we own our software, which means we have the ability to make updates quickly. The great thing about that? You have the reporting you need as a business owner. As a CertiPay client, you never have to worry; we'll handle the updates for you. See it in action  A financial advisory firm recently needed some help in order to be compliant. That’s when we came in to update our software...

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