Small Business

HCM technology solutions for micro and small business are advancing at an increasing clip. That’s no surprise given that ADP says about 70 million U.S. small businesses had assigned HR responsibilities to employees who had other “primary” responsibilities. As the workforce and tech become more sophisticated and solutions become cheaper, that’s a trend whose momentum is only going to grow.

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A notable number of  small businesses continue to invest in technology, although they remain in the minority. And while most SMBs believe they can keep their doors open in the near term, they say their challenges will become tougher if the COVID-19 pandemic drags on. Nearly all...
More than two-thirds of U.S. small businesses have felt the coronavirus’s impact on sales, and  nearly as many expect their sales will continue to drop. Specifically, 69 percent of small companies report a large decline in demand because of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a survey...
The contingent workforce has made greater inroads into the global economy than most people recognize, and the attitude of workers themselves hints that they, as well as businesses, are changing the way they view their relationship. A report by the ADP Research Institute said technology’s advance is transforming...
Microbusinesses, those with fewer than 20 employees, are struggling to find candidates and often turn to consultants and technology products to help fill open roles. According to a study of ADP data by Moody’s Analytics and The Wall Street Journal, headcount at these companies...
Namely added a compliance component to its flagship People Operations Platform at no additional charge. Called the Comply Database and powered by ThinkHR, the library offers access to tools, checklists, sample policies and forms. In addition, it provides news and other information mean to strengthen an organization’s compliance efforts.
PeopleFluent said it’s expanding its solutions to serve smaller companies, specifically those with between 1,000 and 5,000 employees. To date, PeopleFluent has targeted companies with more than 5,000 workers and large HR teams. Smaller customers—whom PeopleFluent refers to as “mid-market”—can have tools preconfigured in order to...
Our weekly roundup of deals, product announcements and other HR technology news. SMBs are making more use of recruiting software, according to a survey from JazzHR and Verified First. However, vendors have a ways to go if they want to satisfy the market. While 60 percent of SMBs...
The HCM Technology Report will not be updated during the week of September 9, 2019, while our editorial staff sails aboard the Maine windjammer HERITAGE in order to learn more about the HR technology used by the captains and crews of Penobscot Bay schooners.
Transcript Mark Feffer: I'm Mark Feffer and this is PeopleTech. News and now conversation from the world of HR technology from the HCM Technology Report. Today I'm happy to welcome Alex Tolbert, founder and CEO of BerniePortal. BerniePortal's known mostly...