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April 21, 2017
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[Customer Spotlight]: How one Company is Leveraging Technology and Corporate Social Responsibility to Disrupt the Tile Industry

When most people think of industry disruption, they don’t think of tile. Eric Edelson, CEO of Fireclay Tile, wants to change that. Fireclay Tile, which manufactures and sells high-end ceramic and glass tile for both residential and commercial applications, and counts Starbucks and Whole Foods among its customers, is disrupting the industry with their direct […]

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How are Payroll Taxes Calculated? – Social Security and Medicare

In my previous blogs, we discussed how to calculate federal income tax. Some other big amounts that come out of our paychecks are for Social Security and Medicare taxes. How are Social Security taxes calculated in payroll? What wages are taxed for Social Security and Medicare? Social Security and Medicare taxes go hand in hand. […]

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What’s the True Cost of a Bad Hire?

No matter what industry you’re in, hiring mistakes cost a lot of money—about 20% of an employee’s salary, or $6,000-$15,000 for an average worker. For specialized or senior employees, replacement costs can be astronomically higher. But anyone who has ever dismissed a bad hire knows the financial cost is just the tip of the iceberg. […]

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5 Critical Factors to Consider When Choosing a HR Software

Looking for the right HCM or HR software for your company? If so, you’ve probably realized that it’s not an easy decision, nor should it be. The right HCM can help make the lives of HR professionals monumentally better, while a bad HCM could give them more work – in addition to being a financial […]

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April 13, 2017
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Employee Benefits Benchmarking: Choosing the Right Plan Type

The March 2017 Zenefits Small Business Benefits Benchmark Report is now available. Representing data from more than 8,000 Zenefits customers, the report examines how plan types, contributions, premiums, deductibles, copays and out-of-pocket costs differ across regions. The study is intended to help businesses make more informed decisions by providing insights into the choices of similar […]

April 13, 2017
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[Product Update]: Zenefits + Slack

As we continue to explore the newest features of the new Zenefits, we wanted to take a deeper dive into our integration with Slack. Slack brings all your communication together in one place – it’s real-time messaging, archiving and search for the modern team, and is now available in our HR App Directory. The Zenefits […]