Grace Ferguson

Grace Ferguson

Grace Ferguson is a business writer and blogger covering payroll, employee benefits, and human resources. She has vast experience serving as a payroll and benefits administrator for large and small businesses. At age 18, Grace landed her first job: working as a secretary for a forestry company.

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Everything You Need to Know About Workforce Optimization

Understanding that workforce optimization can help you eliminate or reduce barriers to productivity is essential to your business.

Your Roadmap for Multi-State Payroll

Does your company have employees in different states? Read this guide to learn essential tips for payroll tax laws, compliance, and more.

Tips to Help Your Employees Take Ownership of Their Work

If employees refuse to take responsibility for their work, it can endanger their productivity and the bottom line. Find out how to help your workers take ownership.

Who Are Middle Managers and Why Are They Important?

Middle managers have become even more important as remote work increases. Read on to learn about what they do, the challenges they face, and how to help them succeed.

Everything You Need to Know About Workforce Planning

Organizations use workforce planning to analyze their current workforce and determine what steps they should take to meet future staffing demands.

Workforce Management: Everything You Need to Know

Employers use WFM processes to strategically boost organizational performance through an array of HR activities.

Are You Protecting Your Employees’ Personal Identifiable Information?

As an employer, it’s a given that you will encounter employees’ personal identifiable information. But the threat of PII theft is high, so it’s important that you protect your employees’ data.

401(k) Audits: What You Need to Know

Learn about 401(k) audits, including what they are, who must conduct them (and when), what they involve, and how to prepare for one.

Payroll Challenges to Overcome in 2023 and Beyond

As an employer, it’s vital to know what payroll issues may be in store for 2023 and the foreseeable future so that you can get ahead of them.

Payroll Ideas for Improving Employee Satisfaction

The responsibility of increasing worker satisfaction tends to fall on the HR team and managers. But payroll is one of the first places you should look.