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The Latest News, Events and Product Resources for End Users

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 Following 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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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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5 Best Practices for Onboarding Remote Employees

As businesses start to reopen, many HR leaders will be hiring remote workers for the first time. Hiring remote employees offers several advantages — and now that the coronavirus pandemic has forced businesses to do work virtually, they’re poised to make it work. But onboarding a remote employee has its own challenges to address.

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Prepare Your Organization Now for Post-coronavirus Worklife

No one predicted a global virus outbreak that would shut down workplaces all over the world. Organizations had to scramble to figure out what work life during a pandemic should look like. But returning to work doesn’t have to be chaotic and fearful, if you plan ahead and think strategically before it’s time to transition back to the work site.

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