RESEARCH & TRENDS

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Search our easy-to-read abstracts to find the reports and white papers with the most useful information on human capital management for your organization, including: benchmark data, indices, best practices, expert opinion, and the ADP National Employment Report®.

A Guide to Adding Talent Management Solutions to Your HR System of Record

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The Importance of Total Cost of Ownership (TCO): How Companies Can Find Competitive Advantage

When making strategic decisions, organizations need to consider the total cost of their workforces, referred to as Total Cost of Ownership (TCO).

A Guide to Adding Talent Management Solutions to Your HR System of Record

BEST PRACTICES / EXPERT OPINION

The ADP 2014 Midsized Business Owners Study

According to the 2014 Midsized Business Owners Study, midsized business owners continue to struggle with the rising cost of health care and other benefits, the complexities of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), and the volume of government regulations.

The Recruitment Quotient: Raising Your Talent IQ

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Garnishment: The Untold Story

Gain knowledge and insight into the garnishment landscape, which kind of garnishment is more prevalent, how garnishment may affect you and your employees, and what you, as an employer, can do to help minimize its negative effects on your organization.

The Recruitment Quotient: Raising Your Talent IQ

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The Recruitment Quotient: Raising Your Talent IQ

In order to understand the challenges and issues of both recruiters and job seekers today, the ADP Research Institute® conducted two studies in 2013. These studies highlight talent acquisition trends and the results garnered provide a valuable roadmap for recruiters looking to gain a competitive edge in the war for talent.

A Guide to Adding Talent Management Solutions to Your HR System of Record

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Employee Self-Service and Mobile HR Applications

The adoption of mobile applications for human resource (HR) functions continues to accelerate. To gauge actual select mobile application usage in midsized U.S. organizations, the ADP Research Institute®, a specialized group within ADP, conducted research based on actual “real-time” activity.

A Guide to Adding Talent Management Solutions to Your HR System of Record

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Top Concerns and Challenges of Midsized Business Leaders in 2013

Since the financial crisis of 2008, U.S. businesses of all sizes have been working to weather an anemic economic recovery and persistent political and regulatory uncertainties. Lacking the agility of a small firm and the resources of a large enterprise, midsized businesses are especially vulnerable.

A Guide to Adding Talent Management Solutions to Your HR System of Record

BEST PRACTICES / EXPERT OPINION

Health Care Reform: Not Everything Has Been Delayed

While significant elements of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) have been delayed until 2015, there is much that employers must do now to help ensure that they are in compliance with the requirements that have not been postponed – and requirements that will still take effect in 2014.

Infographic: Understanding the Marketplace — Healthcare Exchanges

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Infographic: Understanding the Marketplace — Healthcare Exchanges

Under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the Health Insurance Marketplace, also called the Affordable Insurance Exchange, is expected to be up and running in October 2013 to provide coverage starting in January 2014. Understanding the role of these exchanges is important for both employers and employees.

Infographic: Understanding the Marketplace — Healthcare Exchanges

BEST PRACTICES / EXPERT OPINION

Infographic: Health Care Reform - One More Issue for the Finance Executive to Juggle

From controlling costs to ensuring compliance, are finance executives prepared to address the requirements of the Affordable Care Act (ACA)?

A Guide to Adding Talent Management Solutions to Your HR System of Record

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A Guide to Adding Talent Management Solutions to Your HR System of Record

Learn best practices for collecting data, defining processes, and assembling the right project team to help ensure a smooth, effective Talent Management implementation that improves workforce performance, increases operational efficiency, and drives bottom-line results.

Planning For Health Care Reform: How Income Impacts Employee Health Benefits Participation

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Health Care Reform and the Small Employer

In early 2013, the ADP Research Institute surveyed human resource and employee benefits decision makers in a national sample of small U.S. companies (1-49 employees). Read this report to learn more about ACA and the effect it has on small employers.

Planning For Health Care Reform: How Income Impacts Employee Health Benefits Participation

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5 Strategies to Help Businesses Navigate Health Care Reform

With several of the legislation’s coverage and compliance mandates already implemented, and even more taking effect in the coming weeks and months, this paper provides essential information midsized and large businesses need to know about Health Care Reform.

Planning For Health Care Reform: How Income Impacts Employee Health Benefits Participation

BEST PRACTICES / EXPERT OPINION

The Role of Employer Benefits in Building a Competitive Workforce

This research brief focuses on the role of benefits and, specifically, employer-provided health insurance, in attracting and retaining the talent needed to build a competitive workforce.

Planning For Health Care Reform: How Income Impacts Employee Health Benefits Participation

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Planning For Health Care Reform: How Income Impacts Employee Health Benefits Participation

Under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), understanding the relationship between employee income, health insurance premiums, and plan participation is critical, because your employees’ circumstances can potentially create costly tax penalties for you.

Best Practices in Employee Recruitment

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Best Practices in Employee Recruitment

Economic uncertainty and globalization are prompting organizations to develop leading-edge talent acquisition strategies, including utilizing social solutions, building robust talent communities, and finding unique ways to target multigenerational candidates, to maintain a competitive edge and strive for future success.

Trends in Wage and Hour Litigation Over Unpaid Work Time and the Precautions Employers Should Take

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Trends in Wage and Hour Litigation Over Unpaid Work Time and the Precautions Employers Should Take

With wage and hour litigation on the rise in the U.S., employers need to assess time and attendance policies as well as their ability to handle complex payroll calculations to minimize compliance risk and exposure to costly legal action.

Pay for Talent

BEST PRACTICES / EXPERT OPINION

Pay for Talent: The Next Generation of Talent Management Strategy

Pay for Talent, a new compensation model that recognizes past performance while tying critical skills, future potential, risk of loss, and emerging corporate needs into the overall reward process, can help you retain key talent and better achieve your short and long-term business goals.

Employer Challenges

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Employer Challenges Go Beyond Health Care Reform

While Health Care Reform imposes new coverage mandates and tax requirements that can potentially affect every employer-sponsored benefit plan, it also presents an opportunity to rethink the design and delivery of your benefit plans in order to better control healthcare costs and minimize compliance risk.

Talent Management

BEST PRACTICES / EXPERT OPINION

Talent Management 2011: Perceptions and Realities

Although HR managers at enterprises with 500+ employees give their organizations high scores for talent management maturity, their ratings for talent management strategies, KPIs, and benchmarking paint a distinctly different picture.

Electronic Filing

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Trends in Electronic Filing and Deposit Mandates for Employers

As the transition to all electronic tax filing and deposits at the federal, state and local levels continues to create new tax compliance and administrative challenges, you need to evaluate how you handle payroll tax reporting and deposit functions moving forward.

Wage and Hour Compliance

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Wage and Hour, OSHA, and EEOC Regulatory and Enforcement Activity Is Already Underway. Are You Prepared?

The DOL and other federal agencies are publishing new rules and regulations that are adding to the compliance burden of employers. Regulatory and enforcement activity has already gone into overdrive.

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