There was a time in the last decade when paperless offices were considered the wave of the future — bringing to mind the simplicity of having every document available whenever and wherever possible. While that vision is taking longer for most companies to implement than expected, human resources agencies have adopted this philosophy more quickly than other departments. Not only does going to a paperless HR department save effort when you’re looking for crucial details, but it also helps ensure that your business stays within government compliance on a variety of levels. See how moving to a more digital workflow for your human resources team can reduce the overall risk to your business and improve efficiency at the same time.(more…)
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The days when you received a massive stack of paper to mull over during open enrollment time every year may be coming to an end. Each year, more workplaces are moving towards a more streamlined approach, that allows employees to review selection choices for the year online. There are a number of benefits to both the employee and the business, making it unsurprising that this convenient method of making annual selections continues to gain traction. The growing need to protect personal information and show full compliance with HIPAA and other data protection standards is crucial. When annual elections are completed online, you reduce the chance of an employee accidentally seeing private information and can even reduce the overall cost. The Bureau of Labor Statistics notes the significant surge in the cost of employee benefits, which may be the most compelling reason of all for making the shift. We’ll discuss 3 key reasons why employee benefits are moving from paper to a digital format.