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HCM sounds scary, but it's not. It's what helps you hire, manage, and support your employees. If you're new to the payroll and HCM world, start here to understand how it helps you build a better back office.

10 “to do’s” you NEED to address when starting a new business

By Matt Patrick | January 9, 2023

When I started thinking about opening my own firm, my initial priority was to decide what specific type of work I wanted to do, what tools I needed available to do the work, and I wondered if I could be financially successful enough to pay my bills.  I also realized there was a bunch of…

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Under the Same Roof: Understanding HCM & Its Features

By Gia Rolen | November 3, 2021

For a long time, I thought HOA was a type of insurance. I had no idea it meant “Homeowners Association.” Then again, I thought it was a limebacker, not a linebacker, until 2016 (I was 21).  If you don’t understand what HCM means, you have no reason to be embarrassed (unlike me). When I first…

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National vs Independent Payroll Providers

By Gia Rolen | October 21, 2021

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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What to Expect During Implementation

By Gia Rolen | October 7, 2021

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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Payroll vs. HCM: What’s the difference?

By Gia Rolen | September 27, 2021

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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What is HCM?

By Gia Rolen | September 22, 2021

What is HCM? Is it another ambiguous, corporate term, unclearly defined across the internet by intimidating acronyms and large words? And why is it important? Should it even matter to you and your business?  If you’re researching this buzzword, it’s likely because you’re new to the industry — or you’re looking for a different provider.…

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