Benefits & Comp

Turns out your employees expect to get paid. You need a fair compensation plan, benefits that actually benefit your employees, and a solid payroll process. We’ll show you how to accomplish just that.

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Benefits & Comp 13 min
Benefits & Comp 13 min
Learn how to set up payroll for your small business. See best practices and proven tips that will help you run payroll like a pro.
Editor's Choice 15 min
101 Great Ideas for Employee Perks and Incentives
Browse our huge list of employee perk and incentive ideas for organizations of all sizes and interests to find some that are valuable to your people.
Most Popular 5 min
Payroll 101: How Payroll Works and Why It Matters
By understanding how payroll works, organizations can ensure they don't miss out on an opportunity to treat their employees well.
In Depth This Week 6 min
The Future of Payroll: 7 Trends to Watch
Thanks to advances in technology, it’s easy to optimize your payroll process. Here are 7 trends to look out for in payroll tech.
Tools & Resources 7 min
Payroll Taxes: What They Are, When They’re Due, and How To Calculate Them
Navigating all the acronyms, forms, and questions of payroll taxes can be downright intimidating. We made this guide to help you sort through it all.
Benefits & Comp 6 min
Matt Buchanan, co-founder and chief growth officer at Service Direct, shares tips on creating a wellness challenge to boost wellbeing and morale.
Benefits & Comp 6 min
Learn what sick leave is, how sick leave is administered, and eight things that every organization’s sick leave policy should include.
Benefits & Comp 6 min
Unbanked employees face unique financial challenges. Learn more about what it means to be unbanked and how it affects payroll.
Benefits & Comp 5 min
What does a payroll tax holiday mean, and what do you need to do about it? We’ll cover it from top to bottom without going over your head.
Benefits & Comp 5 min
Learn what pay periods are, how they work, the advantages and disadvantages of different types of pay periods, and more.
Benefits & Comp 4 min
These horror stories might not have ghosts, masked intruders, or scream queens, but they do have something that’s probably even scarier to HR professionals: huge fines, angry employees, and payroll errors!
Benefits & Comp 4 min
Yes, the ROI of payroll software is worth it. Don’t worry, we have some evidence to back that claim up.
Benefits & Comp 3 min
After years of running payroll through three different systems, Mallory Tesauro of Chicago-based nonprofit New Moms found a better solution.
Benefits & Comp 5 min
Payroll is hard. We’ve created a payroll checklist to make processing payroll just a little bit easier.
Benefits & Comp 7 min
Here are a few tips and ideas as you set up your compensation plan to make sure it is fair for both your employees and your organization.
Benefits & Comp 8 min
Unfortunately, most of us won’t wake up on our 65th birthday and ride off into the sweet sunset of money-filled retirement bliss. Retirement is something you have to plan for, work towards, and eventually earn. Despite knowing this, Americans aren't saving nearly enough for retirement.
Benefits & Comp 5 min
Bored with murder hornets? Get the quick and not-very-dirty details on the new I-9 form and new W-4 form.
Benefits & Comp 5 min
These key payroll performance metrics will ensure your organization's payroll process allocates resources correctly while fully supporting your employees.
Benefits & Comp 8 min
If you’re questioning whether your payroll software is worth the cost, read our guide on some of the many benefits of an automated payroll system.
Benefits & Comp 6 min
Thanks to advances in technology, it’s easy to optimize your payroll process. Here are 7 trends to look out for in payroll tech.
Benefits & Comp 7 min
Navigating all the acronyms, forms, and questions of payroll taxes can be downright intimidating. We made this guide to help you sort through it all.
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Benefits & Comp 15 min
Browse our huge list of employee perk and incentive ideas for organizations of all sizes and interests to find some that are valuable to your people.
Benefits & Comp 4 min
Keeping payroll records is an important step for any employer. But how long do you have to keep payroll records, and how can you keep them organized?
Benefits & Comp 7 min
If you or your business pays taxes in the United States, you need a tax ID number. Here’s what they are and how to get one.
Benefits & Comp 4 min
Becoming or working with a certified payroll professional can support a great employee experience in your organization with timely, accurate payroll.
Benefits & Comp 13 min
Learn how to set up payroll for your small business. See best practices and proven tips that will help you run payroll like a pro.
Benefits & Comp 5 min
Frustrated with your payroll software? Switching payroll providers could save time and money and reduce errors. Here’s what to do.
Benefits & Comp 4 min
Here are four ways you can tweak your compensation strategy to help you attract and retain the best talent for your organization.
Benefits & Comp 4 min
Until you’re ready to invest in time tracking software, time tracking spreadsheets are a convenient, free way to track time.
Benefits & Comp 6 min
A smooth payroll process is vital to employee engagement, company culture, and more. Learn how to avoid payroll errors and how to fix other payroll problems.
Benefits & Comp 5 min
By understanding how payroll works, organizations can ensure they don't miss out on an opportunity to treat their employees well.
Benefits & Comp 11 min
With some preparation and talking points, it’s easy to discuss money. Follow these tips to improve how you handle compensation conversations.
Benefits & Comp 7 min
The importance of making employees feel valued cannot be overstated. How do you show employees that you care? Here are 5 strategies for you to reference.
Benefits & Comp 4 min
Learn what the bans on salary history questions are intended to solve, how it helps, where it falls short, and how to stay in compliance.
Benefits & Comp 3 min
Pharmacy is one of the most highly valued benefits in an employee benefits package and it’s also the most costly to companies. Here's how HR can help:
Benefits & Comp 2 min
Implementing an employee assistance program is crucial for your employees. Check out these examples of employee assistance programs to learn more.
Benefits & Comp 4 min
The holidays are the perfect time to show employees that you care about them. A thoughtful holiday gift can do that and more.

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