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Kit Dickinson

Kit Dickinson
President of IDI
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Caution: You Might Enjoy Running Payroll with Contractor Central 2.0

IDI’s Contractor Central has quickly become the solution of choice for construction companies that want to outsource payroll and HR without abandoning their ERP systems. Contractor Central lets employers seamlessly integrate their payroll and ERP data for the first time.

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How One Contractor Outsourced Payroll and Kept Their ERP — with No Regrets

More construction companies are outsourcing their payroll while also keeping their ERP solution. It can be a strategic move for contractors, but it comes with challenges of its own. Vermont Mechanical was caught in the middle of those challenges.

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Take the Mystery Out of Implementing Contractor Central

Everybody loves a good mystery — unless they’re kicking off a major company-wide software implementation. If you’re getting ready to purchase IDI’s Contractor Central, you’re embarking on a major undertaking for your company, and you need to know that it’s going to go smoothly.

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Top Issues Your New Payroll Software Needs to Solve

COVID-19’s impact on the economy has many manufacturers looking for payroll solutions that can improve efficiencies and cut costs. But manufacturing is an industry with unique payroll challenges, and it’s important to find a third-party vendor that can solve your biggest payroll problems.

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Will Your Payroll Plan Work in the New Normal?

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to plod along, professional service and project-based companies are taking stock for the long term. It’s clear that the new normal is likely to extend through the fourth quarter of the year and into 2021 — at the very least. That has specific billing and payroll implications for the professional services sector, as they manage billable and non-billable time — as well as salary allocation across projects.

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The Key to Managing Multiple Unions with Ease

It’s Saturday morning and you’re at your kid’s soccer game, but mentally you’re at work. Yesterday was payday, and the back of your mind is constantly monitoring for the buzz of your phone. You dread the thought of a call from the union steward about a union employee who was paid wrong.

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Navigating Coronavirus When You’re Doing Business in Multiple States

As IDI speaks with our clients around the country, it’s clear that COVID-19 has impacted different regions in different ways. Our clients in New York City have a reality that looks much different from others in Florida or Colorado.

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New Construction Projects Could Mean New Payroll Complexities — Here’s How to Meet Them

The coronavirus hit the construction industry at the worst possible time: right at the start of the busy season. Now that work is picking back up, many contractors will be making up for lost time, taking on as many projects as possible and bringing on more workers.

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Keys to Avoiding a Painful HCM Integration in Your Construction Company

Many construction companies have been burned in the past by purchasing HCM solutions that didn’t adequately run their payroll. But technologies are improving, and payroll companies are learning about the unique needs of the construction industry. 

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Are Your Remote Employees' Timesheets Accurate?

If your organization is working from home for the first time in this current pandemic environment, you may be wondering how to make sure you have accurate time records for your remote workers — especially your non-exempt employees. For example, if they're reporting overtime, how do you know if they worked the hours they're reporting?

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