Equipping your workforce with the right skills - why you need it?

People Matters | December 19, 2016

In corporate learning, self-reliance is a buzzword many organizations have been encouraging their employees with in recent times. Employees who take charge of their own careers and skill development requirements can get the guidance from the organization, but they have to rely on themselves to acquire the requisite skills. While this has worked to some extent, more needs to be done by organizations to facilitate relevant learning by adding clarity and opportunity to encourage the employees. Here are some of the reasons why your organization needs it.

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Dominion Payroll Services is a leader in payroll and human resource solutions for clients nationwide. We offer a different experience than the competition with our focus on overall cost reduction and increased customer service.Our cloud based human capital management solution integrates payroll, time and attendance, benefits administration and HR into one easily manageable system. We also offer additional solutions with background checks, talent acquisition, applicant tracking and merchant services.

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Dominion Payroll Services is a leader in payroll and human resource solutions for clients nationwide. We offer a different experience than the competition with our focus on overall cost reduction and increased customer service.Our cloud based human capital management solution integrates payroll, time and attendance, benefits administration and HR into one easily manageable system. We also offer additional solutions with background checks, talent acquisition, applicant tracking and merchant services.

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Global HR Research Partners with Avionté to Create Single-Source Solution for Managing Staffing and Employment Screening

Global HR Research and Avionté | August 20, 2022

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