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7 Perks Home Health Care Can Offer to Retain Employees

This year, hiring has been a challenge for several different industries, meaning that an employee’s experience is more important than ever for the home health care industry to retain and attract ideal candidates.  The U.S. Labor Bureau estimates a 33% increase in jobs in the home health industry by 2030. But with a median pay…

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Quickbooks vs Whirks: Which is Better for You?

Some of us love working on our house. We enjoy painting the rooms, retiling the bathroom, or sprucing up our backyard, relying on our local hardware store and YouTube for guidance.  But others prefer to call in help because there’s too much risk involved. Instead of potentially making a huge mistake, they would rather call…

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The 4 Payroll Frequencies and Which One is Best for Your Business

If you’re a business owner or manage payroll for your organization, one of the first decisions you will make before setting up your payroll system is how often to pay your employees. While most employees prefer to get paid weekly, it makes administrative tasks difficult for you or your manager. Remembering and setting apart time…

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The Top 5 Small Business Payroll Providers

If you’re looking for a new home, you have an idea of what you want. You also know which aspects of a house are the most important to you.  For example, you may decide to sacrifice square footage for the price, or a larger kitchen may be more ideal than a sprawling backyard.  As you…

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Who is Paycom?

At Whirks, we like to think about shopping for a payroll provider in the same way you shop for a new house. There are non-negotiables that you need (like a kitchen) and additional features you may want (like a pool).  When you’re looking for a new payroll and HCM provider, you have the same non-negotiables…

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6 Tips for Promoting a First-Time Manager

You think you’ve identified the perfect employee to fill a management role at your business. What’s next?  Unfortunately for many first-time managers, the next step is figuring out how to lead or manage people without having formal leadership training. In other words, they’re going to wing it. According to the Ken Blanchard Companies’ First-Time Manager…

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What is an Applicant Tracking System (ATS)?

It seems like every southern 90s movie has an old, creepy house with a twisted fence, bottles in the trees, and an elderly lady who’s thought to be the town witch.   In reality, she’s usually the kindest, wisest, and most intriguing character. Unfortunately, her frightening front yard precedes her reputation.  In the same way, excessive…

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The Top 5 Critical HR Terms to Know

HCM and HR possess a self-reflective love of acronyms. From technical terms like ATS to Department of Labor terms like ADA, it’s a confusing alphabet to navigate.  The good news? They’re much scarier than they look. But they’re vital for you to know a business owner.  Why? Because they concern your employees. And without a…

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The 7 Benefits of Integrating Your Payroll with HCM

What is a house without a kitchen? It fills your home with warmth and the delicious smell of food, bringing your loved ones together.  I love to cook, but my kitchen is in shambles right now. The dishwasher isn’t unloaded, the counter is cluttered, and there’s no food in the pantry or refrigerator. It brings…

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Is Paychex the Right Fit for My Business?

Is Paychex the right fit for my business?

If you’ve been around our blog for a minute, you may be familiar with our house analogy for choosing the right HCM partner: it all depends on what is most important to you.  Is it a friendly neighborhood that you want? Do you prefer a bigger kitchen or a bigger backyard? Are you growing your…

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