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.

Why Organizations Are Improving Their HR Technology Systems

Why are so many organizations putting initiatives for improving or developing their HR systems strategies on their to-do list? The likelihood of outperforming those who lag behind in technology adoption. Increased revenue. Attracting top talent. You can learn about these and others as well as statistics that support them. Read and follow the links for additional information.

Upgrading to Sage HRMS 2017: Required by Year’s End

Sage announced the end of Quarterly Product and Tax updates for Sage HRMS 2015 (last release: Q2) and 2016 (last release: Q3). If you currently use one of those versions, you must upgrade to Sage HRMS 2017 by the end of the year. Read this post for links to the upgrade's electronic download and to our Software Manuals page where you can access a variety of Sage HRMS 2017 product releases and documents.

By | November 15th, 2017|Projects|0 Comments

Forms I-9 Scam Alert

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has issued a scam alert involving email requests for Form I-9 information. The USCIS does not request Forms I-9 via email; however, some employers have received such emails. Read this post to learn more about the scam, what to do if you have received this phishing email, or if you suspect that you have. This post also provides USCIS links to sites where you can access information about common immigration scams and general info on I-9 requirements.

By | November 13th, 2017|Projects|0 Comments

New Release: Sage HRMS HR Actions Version 10.7.3

We are pleased to announce the release of Sage HRMS HR Actions® (HR Actions) Version 10.7.3, the product that moves your HR into a paperless environment. This version enables editing of approval sequences, choosing when to create job/pay history, and more. Learn about these and other enhancements that make the creation and routing of electronic forms easier than ever. Find links to the Release Notes and product information learn more in this post.

By | October 13th, 2017|Projects, News, Product Updates, Sage HRMS HR Actions|0 Comments

Last Product Update for Sage HRMS 2016

Product update release notes for Sage HRMS U.S. Payroll 2016 and 2017 are now available for Q3 2017. If you use Sage HRMS 2016, the most important information may be the alert that this is the last product update for that version. You must upgrade to Sage HRMS 2017 by the end of the year. In this post you will find links to the release notes as well as to information needed to download and install the upgrade.

By | September 25th, 2017|News, HRMS, Product Updates, Solutions, Sage HRMS|0 Comments

Let’s Talk: Abra Suite Is Running on an Unsupported Database

Did you know that Abra Suite is running on an unsupported data base or that Sage stopped selling it in 2014? Why not move to Sage HRMS that runs on the industry leading database, SQL server? Take a quick look at the history of both products and their underlying platforms and read how Delphia has made the migration to Sage HRMS easier than ever.

Engaging Millennials: Advice from the Ranks

Millennials have a reputation for easily leaving one job for another one that is more attractive. This post provides a link to an article that explores the millennial mindset and provides insights into engaging the younger employees at your workplace.

We’ve Got You Covered: USCIS Releases New Form I-9

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) has issued a new version of Form I-9 that is available now and mandatory on September 18, 2017. Delphia has updated the form to this latest version in Sage HRMRS HR Actions I-9. Read and learn about the changes, the importance of internal audits, and find links to access the USCIS website and additional information.

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