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The 4 Ingredients for Hiring the Right Candidate

If you replace sugar with salt in a recipe, your result isn’t going to be a pleasing experience for your friends and family.  In the hustle and bustle of trying to make your dinner party perfect, you didn’t read the recipe carefully and reached for the wrong thing. Now, you have to go back to…

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National vs Independent Payroll Providers

You’ve found your dream house – and it has everything you want, plus it’s the right price. You’re excited to move in and make it a home. There’s only one problem: you don’t like the neighborhood. When you find an HCM platform you like, it’s similar to landing your dream house.  But what if you…

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Who is ADP (and are they the right fit for my business?)

Buying your first home is a big, exciting step — but it’s also one of the most stressful events in life. You’re looking for an affordable house in a great neighborhood that will fit your needs and wants – and there are so many to choose from.  Finding a new payroll provider is equally stressful.…

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What is an LMS?

“To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow.” –Audrey Hepburn  Isn’t it incredible that a packet of seeds can grow into a backyard full of vegetables, flowers, and herbs? If you’ve ever taken up gardening, you know how exciting it is to see little green sprouts peek out from the ground.  Every seed has…

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What to Expect During Implementation

You’ve signed an engagement letter with us, and you’ve scheduled your kick-off call with an Implementation Specialist. So, What’s next?! If you’ve ever been engaged, the implementation process may feel strangely similar. You’re excited, nervous, and a little scared. You know you want this relationship, you said yes, and you’ve either given or received a…

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What is an HRIS?

what is an hris

Choosing a provider and software to help you manage your team isn’t easy – especially when complicated, corporate terms are thrown at you. You need to understand these weird abbreviations so that you can choose the best fit for you and your employees.  At Whirks, we do our best to shy away from this type…

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8 Questions Answered about WOTC 

Eight Questions Answered about WOTC

Here we go again… another one of these industry-specific acronyms. FLSA, ACA, FHA… Now WOTC? What are we trying to do? Round out the alphabet?  The sales team at a payroll company are incredibly passionate about these four letters — and for a good reason. They help several business owners realize that they can receive…

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Payroll vs. HCM: What’s the difference?

Let's learn about the HCM House and where Payroll fits in!

If you’re shopping for a house, there are reasons why. You’ve outgrown your apartment. You also adopted another dog and need a backyard, and at least want three bedrooms.  Think of this house like HCM (Human Capital Management). Your company is growing, you’re hiring more employees, and you have more factors to consider as a…

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