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7 Workplace Norms That Need to End in the New Normal

If there’s one thing the pandemic has taught us, it’s that work can look radically different. We’ve discovered new technologies, new processes, and new habits that allow us to be productive while also staying sane. Experts are spending a lot of time predicting which of these new changes will stay around in the new normal.

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How to Recruit and Hire Generation Z Employees

Businesses are coming out of the pandemic, and this means a lot more stability for organizations in most industries. But as the pandemic winds down, new challenges are quickly emerging for companies, and employers will need to stay on their toes.

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Taking a Vacation in 2021 Is More Important Than Ever

If you’re like most people, you have a hard time taking a vacation, even when there isn’t a pandemic. It feels like work continually places demands on you that only you can (or should) be responsible for. Getting away, even for a week at a time, is a rare occurrence, and most years you don’t take more than a couple days off at a time.

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Know What You’re Really Getting When Hiring Employees

It’s hard to underestimate the importance of the recruiting and hiring process, because it’s the beginning of one of your most important daily relationships. Yet, most companies confine their hiring approach to the traditional resume-and-interview system. It’s a process that gives very little insight into an applicant’s fit, and almost no insight about your company’s fit for the applicant.

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Make Your Virtual Conference the #1 Event of the Year

Virtual conferences have arrived, and they probably won’t be going away after the pandemic. They’re cheaper to run, less expensive for attendees, and more convenient to attend. But there are also downsides to virtual conferences: networking doesn’t come easily, you can’t walk up to the presenters afterwards, and the sense of isolation doesn’t go away. There’s also something more meaningful and impactful about in-person experiences that virtual just can’t match.

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Meet the Payroll Software That Saves Contractors a Full Day of Work

A growing number of contractors are starting to outsource their payroll while also keeping their ERP. It’s a trend that we expect to gain momentum over the next several years. Outsourcing can be a smart move, but it opens up new issues: HCM systems aren’t designed to handle the payroll complexities that contractors deal with on a weekly basis. And they don’t integrate nicely with ERP systems.

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How to Grow Your Business During Challenging Times

The pandemic has not been kind to businesses, and it has left many owners looking for reliable models to help them get through the crisis in one piece. IDI has been fortunate to not only remain stable during the pandemic, but to continue growing. In 2020, we:

  • Grew our staff by 25 percent
  • Increased our annual revenue
  • Developed a new product for release
  • More than doubled our customer loyalty (NPS) score
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7 Business Decisions Your Company Will Need to Make to Thrive in 2021

2020 took every business by surprise and sent us all reeling before the end of the first quarter. The rest of the year was marked by quick responses, workaround solutions, and unplanned shifts in the way we work and do business.

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Why 2020 Hasn’t Stolen Our Gratitude

IDI has many reasons to be thankful this year, and our clients and partners are at the top of the list. Here’s why 2020 hasn’t stolen our gratitude.

This year has been one for the record books, and yet it isn’t difficult to feel thankful for what has come our way. In the midst of a pandemic and economic crisis — or maybe because of it — we at IDI see even more clearly the things to truly be grateful for.

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Intuit’s 4 Lessons Learned for the Future of Work After the Pandemic

Sasan Goodarzi, CEO of Intuit, recently spoke at HubSpot’s annual Inbound conference and shared his company’s lessons learned from the pandemic. Intuit and IDI are in the same HCM space and have partnered on solutions for mutual clients, so I was excited to attend — and I was not disappointed. Sasan delivered timely lessons from the “forced social experiment” of 2020, which any company can apply.

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