Brian Provost is a serial entrepreneur and CEO of Ascentis Corp., a growing maker of human resources software that recently moved its headquarters from California to Eden Prairie. Earlier this month, the company completed an acquisition that will nearly double the size of the business. Before taking the helm of Ascentis, Provost was an entrepreneur […]
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Ascentis to showcase the newly combined business at the HR Technology Conference & Exposition MINNEAPOLIS — (Sept. 11, 2018) — Ascentis, a leading provider of cloud-based human capital management (HCM) solutions and integrated payroll services, today announced the acquisition of privately held time-and-attendance solution NOVAtime. NOVAtime is well-known for its innovation, intuitive features, and comprehensive […]
PartnerLink offers consultative service, flexible products and top-rated training resources for both partners and their clients. Minneapolis, MN, August 8, 2018 – Ascentis, a mid-market Human Capital Management (HCM) technology provider, recently rolled out a program dedicated entirely to their growing network of partners who support employers in the middle market. Branded PartnerLink, this new […]
HR Tech Company Ascentis Accelerates New Direction with Change in Headquarters from Silicon Valley to Minnesota
Move reflects transformation of direction, culture and goals toward a high growth future. Minneapolis, MN, July 17, 2018 – There’s a new mid-market Human Capital Management (HCM) technology provider in town. Historically headquartered in San Mateo, California, the transition in location for the Ascentis headquarters was inspired by the new line-up of executives, who believe that […]
Employment branding means different things to different employers. If you’re a small to mid-sized business, you don’t have the budgets to do some of the higher profile employer marketing that a larger business would. But for SMB’s, your choice of branding emphasis will be influenced by many different factors: your geography, your industry, your size, […]
With the national unemployment rate dipping to an 18-year low of 3.8% small to mid-sized businesses want to know how they can make the best and the brightest want to work for them and not their competition? If your organization is an SMB, you likely don’t have the budgets to do some of the social […]
Every day it seems there is a new and concerning headline about data privacy and data breaches, stolen identities, and/or misappropriated IT accounts and credentials for us to worry about. While the vast majority of these have taken place in commercial settings like online shopping, financial services, and healthcare, or through social media like the […]
HCM (Human Capital Management) solutions provider commits to delivering sustainable value with the addition of Jennifer Ho and Brian Wilson to executive leadership Minneapolis, MN, May 22, 2018 – Ascentis Corporation, a mid-market provider of outstanding HCM software-as-a-service with commitment to unsurpassed service, recently announced Jennifer Ho as Vice President of Human Resources and Brian […]
The first way employers make risk non-compliance with overtime calculations is through unintentionally confusing pay period hours with work week hours. Overtime for non-exempt hourly employees must be calculated based on a specific seven day period of time regardless of how frequently the employees are paid. If, for example, an employee worked 50 hours in […]
In 2015 the DOL and IRS launched a joint Worker Classification Initiative to combat employee misclassification, and to ensure that workers get the correct wages, benefits and protections that their classification allows. In recent years the DOL awarded $10.2 million to 19 states to implement or improve worker misclassification detection and enforcement initiatives in unemployment insurance […]