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HR Technology Tools: What You May Be Missing
Human resource (HR) managers face a dilemma. They’d like to spend more time improving the work environment, or helping management reduce workforce related costs

federal laws prohibiting  myriad of state and federal workforce laws, regulations, and reporting requirements to protect your company from fines and penalties. You need to communicate with and train both managers and employees so that the company is not at risk of expensive employee lawsuits. Ensuring accurate, timely payroll – Paychecks that are late or have errors cost your company money, hurt employee morale and undermine your credibility with employees. Federal, state and local payroll taxes are complex and missing the

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Customer Care & Billing RFI/RFP Template

General Requirements, Mediation, Provisioning, Sales and Marketing, Customer Billing, Customer Care, Packages and Promotions, Accounts Receivable, Financial Systems, Enterprise Data Warehouse, Repo... Get this template

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