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.

7 Benefits of Using Paperless Forms

Looking back at the time before the advent of paperless forms is not an occasion to muse on the "good old days." It's time to appreciate how far HR has come in organizing and handling important data that travels across departments and in some cases, around the country. Read about some benefits of paperless forms.

By | July 12th, 2018|Solutions, Sage HRMS HR Actions|0 Comments

Meet the New Sage HRMS HR Actions: Dynamic Forms Checklist, I-9, and W-4 are there too!

Question: What’s better than a new release of Sage HRMS HR Actions packed with enhancements that increase functionality and make it easier to use? Answer: One that, when installed, includes new releases of popular plug-ins for HR actions: Sage HRMS HR Actions Dynamic Forms Checklist (DFC), Sage HRMS HR Actions I-9 (I-9), and Sage HRMS HR Actions W-4 (W-4)!

You Hired the Right People. How Do You Keep Them?

You’ve hired the right person for the right job. Now what? How do you keep the talent you worked so hard to find? Helping your new employees feel like part of the company team during their first weeks on the job is crucial to both a smooth transition and retention. While it takes more than a day or two of orientation, those first impressions make a difference. Using online new hire forms that can be completed before the first day of work is a great way to start. Read some tips for keeping those new employees on board!

Paperless: It’s About the Experience

Eliminating paper forms and moving into a paperless HR environment improves the employee experience from onboarding through the entire employee life cycle. Read this post for some interesting facts about the trend to paperless HR and the impact streamlining work processes has on employee engagement and productivity.

With Payroll, There’re Lots of Reasons to Move from Abra Suite to Sage HRMS

You already know that Sage HRMS is built on the industry standard SQL database. That’s one reason to move from Abra Suite and FoxPro, and it’s a good one. But did you know that Sage HRMS Payroll offers lots more? You can do things in Sage HRMS Payroll that you can’t do in Abra Suite. Read this post and learn about some of the payroll advantages that are waiting for you when you make the move.

Summer Wave of I-9 Audits: Are You Ready?

According to Derek N. Benner, acting executive associate director for ICE’s Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), this summer will see a wave of 1-9 audits, likely pushing this fiscal year's audit total to over 5,000. ICE workplace audits have already doubled over those conducted last year. Fines for violations have increased as well. Employers must be vigilant in completing and retaining the forms, staying compliant with the regulations, and being prepared if ICE comes knowing at their door. Read this post for more information and links to helpful websites.

Provide an Engaging Onboarding Experience

Providing new hires with the opportunity to complete onboarding forms before they come in to work on day one improves their experience, engagement, and likelihood of remaining with the company. Follow the link to an article that provides insight into the importance of digital onboarding. Then discover how we can help you move to a more engaging onboarding experience.

How to Exchange Business Cards and Make Connections that Last

You may be heading to a business-related convention this spring or summer. Did you know that even exchanging business cards has its own etiquette? This post contains a link to an article that explores how to network successfully and make lasting business connections using the humble business card.

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