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Information to help HR and payroll managers, recruiters, and compliance officers become more effective.

Ascentis Blog - Information to help HR and payroll managers, recruiters, and compliance officers become more effective.

Are You In Compliance with Hours Counting and FTE Eligibility Requirements of the PPACA?

Determining whether employees qualify as full-time (FTE) for purposes of the ACA is complex, at best. While the actual requirement to provide insurance to full time employees (or pay specified penalties) doesn’t take effect for most employers until 2014, the record-keeping period, both for determining large employer status and for determining coverage eligibility by employee, runs throughout 2013.

10 Things to Consider Before International Expansion

On June 6, High Street Partners joined us for a webinar titled, “Best Practices for Navigating International Employment.” In it, senior director Eric Lodge offered tips to companies looking to expand overseas. In fact, in one of his first slides, Eric outlined some of the top challenges and risks for any company in the overseas growth, including the availability of capital, the management of financial risks, geopolitical issues, even compliance with foreign laws.

 

Later in the presentation, Eric presented his 10 best practices for companies looking to expand overseas. Here’s his list:

 

 

You can watch the full recording of the webinar HERE. If you’re interested in seeing more FREE webinars hosted by Ascentis this year, visit the 2013 Ascentis Webinar Directory.

 

 

Generational Diplomacy : Appreciating & Utilizing Our Differences

Ever wonder what the major differences between generations in the workplace are? Having trouble communicating to someone younger or older than you? Not sure what to expect from the diverse group of employees in your company?

 

Check out this chart, made by Judi Clements from her May 21st webinar, “Generational Diplomacy : Appreciating & Utilizing Our Differences.” It might give you a few pointers on what to look for!

 

Check out the 2013 Ascentis Webinar Directory to watch webinars from 2013 all over again, download the slides from the presentations, and sign up for future webinars!

 

Make it a great day,

 

— Mike