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Scott Drazdik

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Jan 30, 2019 1:01:00 PM

Organizing Your Schedule When Every Day is Different

Tools that will help save you time and energy


It’s hard to stay organized with your schedule when you have a busy job in HR or payroll. Take for example, those of you who are payroll managers for mid-sized companies (and if you’re not, I’m sure most of this still applies to you). Your regular responsibilities include running the payroll for over 600 multi-state employees, constantly monitoring the company benefits packages, and overseeing the 401k plan (to name a few). On top of this, you have annual duties such as audits, tax reporting, and then the unexpected meetings that pop up. I haven’t even mentioned that you have a busy life at home. Staying organized is sometimes intimidating and difficult for professionals at any level. Sometimes the mere act of writing our to-do list makes us more overwhelmed.

I encourage you to try these organizational tools that you can use to help make you more productive at work. If you click the product name, you’ll be taken to their website where you can download the resource.

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Dec 31, 2018 12:21:00 PM

FIve New Year's Resolutions for HR and Payroll Professionals

It is a new year and you know what that means, time for resolutions. For those in HR and payroll this can be the most hectic time of year, especially for those experiencing seasonal employee fluctuations, year-end payroll, or an implementation. So perhaps, the beginning of the year isn’t the best time to start off…but that’s the great thing about resolutions, you can start them any time. Resolutions should stretch you, but also be achievable. The following do just that, allowing you to grow as an individual and professional in 2019.

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Dec 20, 2018 11:10:00 AM

Employee Highlight: Lisa Mamula

"Pay it forward and take the time to help someone else in their career.  I’ve been very fortunate to have had accomplished managers that mentored and developed me early in my career.  I can honestly say the lessons they taught me then still ring true in my everyday work today. "

Welcome to our series about what makes Willory truly unique: our team. Without the people on the Willory team we would not be                                                       recognized as one of the top workplaces in Northeast Ohio and have                                             grown so significantly in the last eight years.

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Nov 16, 2018 1:10:00 PM

Employee Highlight: Philip Major

"I have learned that it’s not a bad idea to make a change in your career if you feel stagnant. Another lesson I’ve learned is that it’s a good thing to enjoy the people you work with. Finally, even more important than enjoying the people you work with is being open to learn from them. "

Welcome to our series about what makes Willory truly unique: our team. Without the people on the Willory team we would not be recognized as one of the top workplaces in Northeast Ohio and have grown so significantly in the last eight years.

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Bob Haas

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Oct 25, 2018 8:00:00 AM

The Dos and Don’ts of HR Networking

Whether you’re looking now or have plans to look for a payroll or HR position… someday… networking is the best way to be considered as HR positions come open. Ever hear the phrase “It’s not what you know. It’s who you know.”? Of course, you still need the skills to land your next HR position, but being a known commodity is often a differentiator between hired and not.

Networking can also help you meet people that can mentor you and maybe even acquire new skills! But how do you even get started – the advice to “network more” is a bit hollow without knowing the questions to ask yourself as well as where to find the answers.

SHRM, APA and other industry events are important, but look to expand your attendance beyond these organizations. Alumni events, meetups for people with other interests, and gatherings you find on places like LinkedIn can all be the key to advancing your career. They can even help land your next payroll or HR opportunity.

Before you go to a networking event, make sure you have reachable goals to make meaningful connections. You may choose to do some research to find out who will be at an event to pre-select who you’d like to meet. Taking this one step further, find out whether an existing contact can make an introduction either ahead of time or at the event. Here’s our quick list of some other do’s (and don’ts) of networking…

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Oct 25, 2018 7:40:00 AM

Bossman Highlight: John Bernatovicz

 

"What separates Willory from other firms is the competence and experience of our people, the systematic process we use to help our clients solve problems and transform their business, and our high service orientation to our clients, consultants, candidates and team members"

Welcome to this weeks special edition of our highlight series. Not only is it Willory's 8th year anniversary but also a special birthday. Let's give it up for our founder and president, John Bernatovicz. Thanks to his vision we have grown so significantly in the last eight years and have been recognized as one of the top workplaces in Northeast Ohio. 

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Oct 18, 2018 2:30:00 PM

Employee Highlight: Tammy Mueller

 

 

 

 

"Whether it’s professional or personal development, John makes it a priority through team meetings, encouraging professional development, and monthly one-to one meetings. He has consistently challenged and encouraged me – and others –  to take time to focus on development and to try new things."

Welcome to this weeks article about what makes Willory truly unique: our team. Without the people on the Willory team we would not be recognized as one of the top workplaces in Northeast Ohio and have grown so significantly in the last (almost) eight years.

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Oct 4, 2018 12:30:00 PM

Employee Highlight: Laura Maike

"Working at Willory has given me a greater strength in not only managing my time more effectively, but my overall efficiency and quality of results. I feel I am a more competent and confident professional from my time here."

Welcome to this weeks article about what makes Willory truly unique: our team. Without the people on the Willory team we would not be recognized as one of the top workplaces in Northeast Ohio and have grown so significantly in the last (almost) eight years.

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Sep 27, 2018 12:30:00 PM

Employee Highlight: Cris Hornick

"In the short time I have been with Willory, I have already learned a great deal. It is an atmosphere of evolution. The environment is set up to constantly allow personal and professional growth. Weaknesses aren’t look at in a negative way, instead they are looked at as an opportunity to grow and develop."

Welcome to this weeks article about what makes Willory truly unique: our team. Without the people on the Willory team we would not be recognized as one of the top workplaces in Northeast Ohio and have grown so significantly in the last (almost) eight years.

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Sep 12, 2018 11:30:00 AM

Employee Highlight: Holly Hall

"The practice of human resources is the same across businesses; it’s the art within how a company administers HR."

Welcome to the fourth installment new series about what makes Willory truly unique: our team. Without the people on the Willory team we would not be recognized as one of the top workplaces in Northeast Ohio and have grown so significantly in the last (almost) eight years.

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