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.

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 harts and documents.

Are You a Manager? A Coach? Be Both!

Studies show that 79% of Millennials prefer a coach or mentor to a traditional boss and they are becoming the organizational leaders. Along with annual and quarterly reviews in a comprehensive performance management process, coaching contributes to an increase in employees’ sense of participating in a larger team effort. Read about why coaching is an important function of managers and how managers can become better at it.

Warning: Scam Targets Sage Abra Suite Users

Some Sage Abra Suite users have been contacted by scammers posing as Sage business partners telling their victims that Sage Abra Suite is no long supported and that they should switch to a new product immediately. This is not true! Sage continues to support Abra Suite. Read the post for more information about this scam and what you should do if you receive a phishing call or email.

By | January 8th, 2019|Projects, News|0 Comments

Onboarding and Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs

How can taking some lessons from Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs help your organization improve its onboarding process? You might be surprised to learn that the American psychologist's research has been guiding organizations, managers, and entrepreneurs since the 60s. Read and follow links to learn how this theory of motivation first published in the 40s can impact organizations in 2019.

Sage HRMS HR Actions Compatible with Sage Q4 Update

Sage recently released a Q4 Product Update for Sage HRMS and Sage ESS. Learn more about it in this post.

Why HR Departments Are Going Paperless

What is driving companies to move their HR departments to paperless forms and workflow? Saved time. Immediate access. Lowered costs. Monitored compliance. To name a few advantages. A more efficient HR is a more productive HR. Bringing the department into an increasingly paperless environment frees staff to contribute their expertise and become more involved in strategic business conversations. Follow links for more information and to learn how your company can begin making the move.

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