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April 5, 2024

The Seasonal Payroll Challenge: Preparing for Peak Times

Overwhelmed with payroll every busy season? We’ve got the solution.

Join Mike Merrill as he chats with Jim Welsh, a construction payroll expert, who shares invaluable advice on preparing your payroll system for the busy season. Discover why now is the perfect time to streamline your processes.

Key Takeaways:

  • Seasonal preparation tips
  • Importance of software integrations
  • The right timing for system updates

“This is the time of year to really analyze your payroll and look back at some of the painful points of the previous year. Technology and the right processes can turn a traditionally hectic time into a period of smooth operation.” – Jim Welch

The episode opens with a discussion on the natural cyclical nature of construction and the varying employee counts that come with it. Welsh advises companies to use the quieter months to analyze past payroll challenges and to adopt technology solutions tailored to their specific needs. He emphasizes the importance of timing when implementing new systems, suggesting the off-season as ideal. Through the conversation, it becomes clear that delaying the adoption of modern payroll solutions only prolongs inefficiency and potential non-compliance issues. Welsh stresses that while the transition may seem daunting, the long-term benefits far outweigh the initial effort. The talk concludes with a call to action for companies to proactively seek out and implement payroll technologies that align with the unique demands of the construction industry, ensuring smoother operations and a focus on growth during the peak season.

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