Mary van Balen

About Mary van Balen

Mary van Balen is based out of Columbus, Ohio and is a writer for Delphia Consulting. Mary contributes to the Delphia blog on Human Resources issues and Delphia Consulting and Sage product related updates.

Texas ICE Raid and What It Means for You

The ICE raid on a Texas electronics tech company reminds us of the increased focus on employer compliance with the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service regulations for hiring immigrants. It was the largest raid in over a decade. What does that mean for you? Read for information about the raid, your responsibilities as an employer, and links to USCIS websites with helpful information on completing Form I-9.

EEOC Pay-Data Reports Likely Due September 30

Pay data reporting by race, gender, and ethnicity has been reinstated on the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission EEOC-1 form. The likely deadline for reporting is September 30, 2019. Read for more information and links to the court document and EEOC webpage answering frequently asked questions.

ACA: It’s Still the Law

You may be wondering about compliance ramifications of the recent Justice Department’s announced support of a Texas federal judge’s ruling that struck down the Affordable Care Act. For the moment, there are none. The ACA remains the law of the land.

Making the Move to Digital Learning

What are the biggest hurdles you face when it comes to keeping your employees up to date with job-related information throughout their time with your organization? Read for information on digital learning options, survey results, and links to studies showing challenges and preferences of employee learners.

Trend Toward Personalization and How It Affects Onboarding

Nearly 1 in 10 employees left their company because of a negative onboarding experience. On the flip side, a great onboarding experience helps attract and keep top-notch talent, and contributes to creating an engaged workforce. Personalization, a key consumer trend as we move toward 2020, can add to the effectiveness of your onboarding process. Read to learn some simple steps you can take to enhance your new hires' experience and follow links to a report and additional information.

Make Sense and Cents with Automated HRMS and ESS Software Solutions

If you work in HR and don't already have this technology, you know a strong Human Resources Management System (HRMS) and Employee Self Service (ESS) software would make your life easier and provide more time to contribute to strategic planning. You want to help people—but, not by filling out forms! Read and discover research and numbers that can help make a case for streamlining Human Resources, engaging employees, and adding your voice to big-picture conversations.

By | February 14th, 2019|Solutions, Sage HRMS HR Actions|0 Comments

Do Those Who Grew Up with Tech Learn Differently Than Those Who Didn’t?

Whether you grew up with technology or not, how you learn doesn't differ much from those who didn't. How you access the information does. Read this post and follow links to learn about three factors that influence human learning and how they can influence the design of workforce training.

Don’t Forget: Post OSHA Form 300A on February 1

Compliance with OSHA regulations requires some employers to post Form 301A in a conspicuous place from February 1 through April 30. Other employers must electronically submit forms. Read for more information and follow included links to relevant charts and documents.

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