Maximize Hiring Tax Credits with Mobile WOTC Screening

A mobile-optimized WOTC screening solution can help maximize tax credits.  Americans are relying more and more on mobile devices.  In fact, Pew Reseach Center reported in January 2017 that 77% of US adults own a smartphone.  Use of mobile phones in talent acquisition is also on the rise.  This includes job searches and applications. iCims [Read More…]

May 2017 Briefly: An Unemployment Case Analysis

Background The claimant was discharged for using profane language at work. He was disqualified from benefits upon a finding that he was discharged for misconduct connected with the work.  The claimant appealed, and a hearing was scheduled before an administrative law judge. At the Hearing The Employer’s Evidence:  The witness for the employer, a retail [Read More…]

Enabling Strong Customer Engagement: A Critical Goal for Communications and Utilities Marketers

As the markets for communications and deregulated utilities get ever more competitive, marketers know that finding and hanging on to customers is getting tougher by the minute.  With the abundance of options and service plans on the market, as well as the myriad of promotions available to consumers, marketers need to focus on marketing to optimal [Read More…]

5 Steps to Win against Fraud for the Telecommunications, Pay TV and Utility industries

Winning against fraud in the Telecommunications, Pay TV and Utility industries requires striking a balance between optimal customer experiences and mitigating losses. Achieving this balance can be possible when these five steps are combined: tools, data and analytics, customer data, exchanges, and system flexibility. Let’s review more in-depth how these steps work together to help [Read More…]

Communications, Utilities and Digital Media Industry Conference Helps Attendees Improve their ROR (Return on Relationship)

The inaugural Communications, Utilities and Digital Media conference took place on May 1-2 in Chicago, Illinois and hosted credit risk, finance, collections, accounts receivables, and other professionals from some of the nation’s largest providers. The conference theme, “Return on Relationship (ROR),” explored how companies can improve customer loyalty and long term sustainability by optimizing customer [Read More…]

Ready to Rock at APA Congress

In two weeks, thousands of Payroll professionals will travel to Orlando for the 35th annual APA Congress to network, share best practices, and attend sessions delivered by industry experts. If you’re attending APA Congress, be sure to stop by the Equifax booth at #415 to learn about solutions to help Payroll, Tax, and HR professionals, including the nearly [Read More…]

10 Most Common ACA Challenges Employers Face in 2017

It’s been quite a saga for the Affordable Care Act (ACA) over the last year. It was dead, then maybe not, and now it’s here to stay (at least for now). In a recently-released audit and report completed by the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) titled, “Affordable Care Act: Assessment of Efforts to Implement [Read More…]

ETS Tax Intelligence: Implementing A Successful M&A Transaction

Situation When contemplating a merger, acquisition, reorganization, or divestiture (“M&A”) transaction, a structured, cohesive plan can assist employers in achieving desired outcomes.  Continuing from last month’s ETS Tax Intelligence, which focused on planning for a successful M&A transaction, the third phase of an M&A transaction focuses on implementation of the strategic plan, also referred to [Read More…]

April 2017 Briefly: An Unemployment Case Analysis

Backgound The claimant left voluntarily for personal reasons after attempting to rescind her resignation. She was disqualified from benefits upon a finding that she quit without good cause.  The claimant appealed, and a hearing was scheduled before an administrative law judge. At The Hearing The Employer’s Evidence:  The employer’s witness testified that just prior to [Read More…]

“If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” Right? Wrong.

Don’t wait to re-evaluate your analytic model It can require a lot of time, money and effort to build a sound predictive analytic model. Between the data, analytics, development, testing, validation and production, it can easily take several months. Knowing this, it makes sense to use the model for as long as possible, right? As [Read More…]