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Thanks iPhone6: The Future of Your Paycheck Is Mobile


Payroll administrators can already process payroll on most HR technology platforms in the cloud and now using a mobile device.

Hiring Automation is Essential for Recruiting Your Hourly Workforce


Companies are throwing money away and in a high turnover industry like retail and hospitality, any cost savings or tax credits add up.

All Quiet On the January Jobs Report Front


The January Jobs Report is in: nonfarm payroll employment is up by 151,000 and the jobless rate is now at 4.9%. As predicted, job growth slowed in January and some of the retail jobs the economy added in November and December have now disappeared. Happy Jobs Friday! We’re done here, right? Well, almost.

Employment changes by industry, April 2011

Resume Bear

Employment in retail trade rose by 57,000 in April. Chart data ]. Employment in leisure and hospitality continued to increase (+46,000).

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How to Fix Four Common Resume Mistakes

Career Solvers

Before: Responsible for revamping new hire payroll processes. retail environments ? I review a lot of resumes. The job description.

The US Economy Added 156,000 Jobs in September


The US economy added 156,000 nonfarm payroll jobs in September. Tech, health care, service and retail are all still continuing to grow.

June Jobs Report: 287,000 New Jobs, But Unemployment Up


The US economy added 287,000 nonfarm payroll jobs in June and average hourly wages rose by %0.02 30,000 Retail. to $25.61. 6,000 Mining.

my boss wants me reachable by phone and email on the weekends, I think a coworker is fudging her time sheets, and more

Ask A Manager

I work in payroll and think a coworker is fudging her time sheets. I work in payroll and we have timesheets for our few non-exempt employees. The employee sends their time – manager approves – I add to payroll. I have a friend who is currently looking for a new job in retail or service. Here we go…. You can always ask.

Getting A Handle On Business Start-Up Costs

Career Realism

Starting Inventory: Businesses like retailers, restaurants, and distributors rely on moving inventory to make a profit. Both cost money.

2013 Holiday Season Pay Practices

Resume Bear

Also listed below are the rules for bonuses and gift cards related to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), payroll taxes and withholding.

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The Last Jobs Friday of 2015 Is a Good One – Mostly


The American economy added 292,000 non-farm payroll jobs in December, but wages fell by one cent. Financial services, travel, and predictably, retail, saw strong growth last month. That’s still better than projections, which had put job growth closer to 211,000. One sector, however, continues to shrink markedly.

Entrepreneur Dilemmas: Should You Find A Co-Founder?

Career Realism

Consider a retail store business. Related: The Entrepreneur’s Checklist: 7 Things You Need To Start A Business. Are you looking at VC funding?

June Jobs Report: the Ugly, the Ugly and the Ugly

Resume Bear

The headline number showed that a mere 18,000 payroll jobs were added in June. The Ugly #1. In all, the private sector added 54,000 jobs.

The Pop Culture Employment Law Blog Carnival


Here’s a blog post I can really relate to having worked in HR retail and the home improvement industry for a number of years.

declining a raise, teaching employee a skill she doesn’t actually need, and more

Ask A Manager

A good litmus test of the ethics: If her current employer knew she starting the new job immediately, would they choose to keep her on payroll? My daughter works for a chain retail clothing store. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. My employee wants me to teach her a skill she doesn’t really need for her job.

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5 Things to Watch Out for In Friday’s Job Report


200,000 non-farm payroll jobs added! But with retailers reporting this week, we’ll be talking more and more about the American “consumer,” and less about social media and tech numbers. The jobs report, combined with retailer earnings reports, has every chance of sending the markets, yet again, into turmoil.

The US Turtleconomy Is Basically Ok


The US economy continues its turtle-like, slow and steady growth, even as overseas markets experience turmoil. Don’t Panic About the Market.

will a back-up job hurt me in the future, companies with no online presence, and more

Ask A Manager

I’ve been pushed by my family to take a retail job as a “back up,” especially since my family and I have started paying my loans back. I’ve recently taken a job at a big box retailer. Retail work isn’t likely to hurt your chances more than simply not having recent work experience in your field.

The Hidden Job Report

Resume Bear

Lance Beaty, FSM manager, stated in the release that the call center to be operated by Sykes Enterprises will have a payroll of about $10 million.

entry-level interviewers, my employer is holding my first paycheck for “severance,” and more

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My training week coincided with the pay period, and while I was being shown how to run payroll, my trainer said that the company holds on to everyone’s first weeks pay as a sort of “severance” and that he/she worked for places that hold up to two weeks. It’s five short answers to five short questions. Here we go….

can employers blackball you from your field, logos on your resume, and more

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While I’m used to retail/customer service where there’s a ton of paperwork, it seemed reasonable to me. I think we’re required by law to do this on a W2 and take payroll taxes out.” It’s five short answers to five short questions. Here we go…. Can employers blackball you from working in your field?

SR: 2 Pay Questions and an Unemployment Problem

Evil HR Lady

He stands at the counter and take phone and retail orders for truck parts. Evil HR Lady Why am I evil? Need to fire someone? Come to HR. Hello.

Who's Hiring from the Best Companies to Work for – Vol 18

Career Alley

Paychex – Paychex provides Payroll and HR services and is ranked 54 on this year’s list. How many times have you heard those words?

OFFER A Money Back Guarantee

Guerrilla Job Hunting

Don’t do this in the retail or food service industryaround the holidays because you likely will not be kept on. Follow me on my Profile.

short answer Sunday: seven short answers to seven short questions

Ask A Manager

In retail and other environments where you have set shifts, it’s extremely important to be on time in order to maintain constant coverage.

my assistant is using my title on LinkedIn

Ask A Manager

There ARE gray areas with titles, especially when you have a payroll system that just classifies people with letters and numbers. Same thing.

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3 things I learned by quitting my job in a recession

Ask A Manager

should you include retail work on your professional resume? As it turns out, I landed somewhere awesome. (My My couch, most of the time.)

my staff has been held to a low bar; am I asking too much of them now?

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About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager my staff has been held to a low bar; am I asking too much of them now? Good luck! Both bad signs.

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should I hold a grudge over the job I didn’t get, restrictive new PTO policy, and more

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My daughter works as a payroll and benefits specialist and employee trainer for a great company which, nevertheless, is eliminating her position in all locations across the board (by implementing a computer kiosk system). Since graduating, he has worked retail, and he finally did get a part-time position doing what he went to school for.

short answer Saturday: seven short answers to seven short questions

Ask A Manager

But the answers are. Mostly. Okay, this is the longest short answer Saturday ever. How can I help my struggling new boss avoid getting fired? Advice?

short answer Saturday: 6 short answers to 6 short questions

Ask A Manager

Keep in mind that as a contractor, you’ll be paying your own payroll taxes and won’t be getting benefits like health care or paid time off.

interviewer missed two phone interviews, exposing tattoos to coworkers, and more

Ask A Manager

I am a non-exempt assistant manager at a large retail store in Pennsylvania. we are tragically understaffed in a company-wide effort to save payroll), you’re not getting your 15-minute breaks. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. Interviewer missed our phone interview twice. on Tuesday. Frankly, I’m annoyed.

terse answer Thursday — 7 short answers to 7 short questions

Ask A Manager

I’m a retail sales and merchandising professional who wanted to respond to a job posting on a website for a position with a design company. I contacted payroll to ask how long those changes usually take, and she told me that she has heard nothing about it and that she would be able to make that change instantly. short answers

my coworkers keep venting to me about things I can’t help with, not hearing back from a client, and more

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I work in retail, at a specialty big-box store (you’d recognize the name). Ideally, as soon as you noticed it, you would have brought it to your manager or your payroll department’s attention to get it fixed. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. I work at a large university. ”). No response, though.

how can I get employees to use vacation time? — Ask a Manager

Ask A Manager

I assumed they (and other payroll-type stuff) were calendar-year-based, but I could be wrong. I do this myself to some degree. Anywhere. Oh yes.