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  • SHRM Wrap-up: 4 Takeaways You Need To Know!


    By: David Secunda, Co-founder & CEO at WorkBright It was great to meet so many of you at the Society for Human Resource Managers (SHRM) conference in Las Vegas! At WorkBright, we pride ourselves on being on the forefront of the HR industry. To keep up with our rapidly changing world, it is critical that we attend conferences, talk face-to-face with real HR managers, and invest in our own education on a daily basis.

  • WorkBright Named One of Entrepreneur's 100 Brilliant Companies To Watch!


    Every year Entrepreneur selects 100 Brilliant Companies to Watch that, in the Magazine’s own words, “have a couple of qualities in common: They inspire us, and they are driving change.” We are thrilled to announce that WorkBright has the honor of being included on this year’s 100 Brilliant Companies in the “Brilliant Business Tools” category! We are especially excited about our inclusion on this list because of the criteria that Entrepreneur used to evaluate it’s finalists, ”… That’s the picture of entrepreneurship today.

  • Ask An Expert: How Long To Keep I9 Files


    How long do I9 files have to be kept? Do I need to destroy them after a certain amount of years? In A Nutshell: Keep them for 3 years from hire date or 1 year from termination. More Explanation: I9 requirements include employers keeping I9’s for 3 years from date of hire or 1 year from termination, whichever is greater. We always make the recommendation to clients that they keep an I9 calendar to track compliance related to initial (3 day) completion, reverification/work authorization expiration, and document retention.

  • 4 Ways To Go Paperless In Your HR Department


    Many years after the advent of computers, the paperless HR department still remains an elusive goal to many managers. And who could blame them? HR is a department teeming with processes, procedures, and all sorts of legal requirements - most of which are very much paper-based. To go paperless, HR managers have to consider all sorts of security, accuracy, accessibility, and compliance issues. Good thing paperless technology has gone a long way from simply digitizing files through scanners.