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We regularly host free webinars on varying topics like payroll, tax compliance, human resources, trending topics, and news. 

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Past webinars are arranged chronologically from newest to oldest. Each contains a brief synopsis, a video of the event, and downloadable slides with the key points of the presentation. Get even more tips and information by subscribing to The Ahola Blog.

[Recorded Webinar] 10-Minute Tuesdays Webinar Series: Changes to the Form I-9

Tuesday, August 29, 2023

Watch this 10-Minute Tuesdays Webinar as we discuss new regulation involving the Form I-9.

Topics include:

  • What the new policy means
  • How it will affect you when using E-verify and/ or isolved
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[Webinar Recording] Lunch and Learn Webinar Series: Time & Attendance. Do We Need It?

Thursday, August 24, 2023

In case you missed the latest webinar in the series, watch now as we discuss the features of our Time and Attendance Solution. We will also help you determine if you have a need for the technology.

Topics include:

  • Determining if we are a good fit for Time & Attendance
  • Features of the technology
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[Recorded Webinar] 10-Minute Tuesdays Webinar Series: An Intro to Benefits Administration

Tuesday, July 25, 2023

In case you missed the last one, watch our latest 10-Minute Tuesdays Webinar Series as we discuss how we accommodate Benefits Administration for our Partners.

Topics include:

  • Requirements for services
  • Features and functions of our solution
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[Recorded Webinar] Lunch and Learn Webinar Series: Data Auditing Tools

Thursday, July 20, 2023

In case you missed it, watch our latest Lunch and Learn Webinar in the series, as we discuss how to properly perform auditing and research in the isolved system using some of the reports that are available.

Topics include:

  • Understanding Security Access
  • Various Reports Used for Auditing Purposes
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[Recorded Webinar] 10-Minute Tuesdays Webinar Series: Cybersecurity, Fraud Awareness and Payroll Best Practices

Tuesday, June 27, 2023

Join us for the 10-Minute Tuesdays Webinar Series as we discuss general practices when thinking about cybersecurity.

Topics include:

  • Account sharing
  • Primary contacts and isolved admin access
  • Tools to assist in catching potential fraud
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[Recorded Webinar] Lunch and Learn Webinar Series: Recruiting and Applicant Tracking

Thursday, June 22, 2023

Watch the client Lunch and Learn Webinar Series, where you are invited to bring your lunch and take a pause with us while we discuss a more in-depth approach to recruiting and Ahola's solution to Applicant Tracking.

Topics include:

  • Recruiting and Trends to Consider
  • The isolved solution: Applicant Tracking
  • Ahola's Ancillary Support Service
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[Recorded Webinar] 10-Minute Tuesdays Webinar Series: The Secure Act 2.0

Tuesday, April 25, 2023

If you missed the last 10-Minute Tuesdays Webinar in our series, watch now as Special Guest John Zakel, of Financial Wellness Partners, discusses The Secure Act 2.0, new legislation that brings changes to retirement plan provisions for employers.

Topics include:

  • What is The Secure Act 2.0?
  • What changes come from the new legislation?
  • How can employers and employees benefit from The Secure Act 2.0?
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[Recorded Webinar] Lunch and Learn Webinar Series: 
Modernizing Your Digital Onboarding Process

Thursday, April 20, 2023

In case you missed it, watch our Lunch and Learn Webinar Series as we review ways to modernize your digital onboarding experience for new hires.

Topics will include:

  • Customizing your Onboarding Template to gather important employee information
  • Creating additional Onboarding Templates for different groups of employees
  • Creating custom Welcome Messages and attaching documents that require acknowledgment, such as Company Handbooks
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[Recorded Webinar] 10-Minute Tuesdays Webinar Series: Payroll Tax Changes for 2023

Tuesday, March 28, 2023

if you missed this 10-Minute Tuesdays Webinar, watch now as we discuss noteworthy payroll tax changes for 2023, as well as which tax services are provided by third-party payroll companies

Topics include:
  • Tax year changes for Social Security wage base and other common taxes, retirement, and benefit plans
  • A look at 2023 Internal Revenue Service Forms W-2, W-4, and 941
  • Key changes in the IRS’s 2023 annual inflation adjustments
  • Increased Social Security benefits, and
  • State regulatory changes including minimum wage increases
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Employee Self-Service Management & Troubleshooting

Thursday, March 23, 2023

Clients were invited to bring their lunch to our new Lunch and Learn Webinar Series. Watch now as Amy reviews the basics of self-service management and our best troubleshooting tips.

Topics will include:

  • Initiating self-service registration
  • Using the Self-Service Management tool, where employers can manage all employee registration emails from one screen
  • Employee navigation to W-2, ACA, and 1099 Forms, and
  • Occasional issues employees may have with getting logged in, and the solutions

This webinar recording is available for Ahola clients only

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[Recorded Webinar] 10-Minute Tuesdays Webinar Series: Understanding Your W-2

Tuesday, February 21, 2023 

In case you missed it, watch now as we review the W-2 Form. In this brief webinar, we share ways to aid your employees in understanding the structure of the W-2 Form and how to interpret it.
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[Recorded Webinar] Hiring & Onboarding Employees in 2023 - What All Employers Should Know

Thursday, January 26, 2023 

Watch this recording as our HR specialists help you discover ways to improve your hiring and onboarding techniques. 

As we move into 2023, most companies have plans to fill open positions. However, the competition for talent continues to burden small businesses. If employers can find their ideal candidate, they are then tasked with onboarding their new employee seamlessly and in a compliant manner.

In this webinar we cover the following topics:
  • Trending hiring & onboarding priorities for 2023
  • New pay transparency legislation and other compliance considerations
  • Tips to attract and retain talent
  • How applicant tracking and onboarding software can help you
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Why Cybersecurity is Critical to Protect Your Business and Your Employees

Wednesday, December 14, 2022

Cyberattacks are a significant concern for small businesses. Learn about cybersecurity threats and how to protect your business and your employees.

Watch the recorded webinar featuring Tom Watson, isolved Chief Security Officer, as he identifies common cybersecurity threats, shares best practices for employers, and explains the security measures built into isolved’s software to help protect Ahola clients. Tom brings a wide range of IT and security experience to isolved. He was recognized as a Premier 100 IT Leader by Computer World and InfoSec Exec of the Year by TriState Capital Bank.

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Payroll Year-End: Important Deadlines and FAQs

Tuesday, November 29, 2022 

Year-end is just around the corner, and preparation is key to ensuring that year-end is as successful as possible!

Watch the latest recorded 10-Minute Tuesday Webinar, as we cover important year-end deadlines, FAQs on W-2s and bonus runs, upcoming holidays, and important year-end information that you will need for a successful closing of 2022.

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Terminations & Final Paychecks: What Employers Need to Know to Stay in Compliance

Tuesday, October 25, 2022 

Terminating an employee is difficult enough, but what many business owners don’t realize is that there are specific laws that determine the timing and method by which the final paycheck must be prepared to be within compliance. Regardless of whether the termination is for a voluntary resignation or an involuntary separation, employers of all sizes must be aware of the complexity of terminations and applicable payroll regulations.

Watch the latest webinar in the 10-Minute Tuesday Series, as we take a closer look at Terminations & Final Paycheck compliance. We’ll provide a high-level overview of what to consider when processing the termination administratively, how to find pertinent regulations, and other best practices such as notices to provide employees.

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Employee Retention Tax Credit (ERTC)

Tuesday, September 27, 2022 

Watch our latest 10-Minute Tuesday Webinar, as we discuss the Employee Retention Tax Credit (ERTC).

In this session, Anne Bahr, our Covid Support Team Lead, will explain the steps businesses should follow in order to claim the ERTC. If you have not yet explored the ERTC for your business, this session is for you. There is still plenty of time to take advantage of this significant program.

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Viewing Your Pay History and Understanding Your Paycheck

Tuesday, August 30, 2022 

Watch this 10-Minute Tuesday webinar, sharing how employees can view their Pay History in isolved. This webinar will also guide employees through understanding each area of their paycheck, covering earnings, deductions, company benefits, and taxes.

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Beyond the Day-to-Day Payroll: Increasing Efficiency

 Thursday, August 25, 2022 

It’s no secret that isolved can simplify and streamline your day-to-day tasks. There are lesser-known features and functions, however, that can make other tasks even easier.

Join Amy Poole, for our latest 30-minute webinar. This is a hands-on, concentrated Masterclass where we will walk you through different ways to set up and utilize system features to make your payroll processing more efficient. Our goal is that you leave this session with the knowledge to streamline your process and avoid common payroll pitfalls!

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Payroll Compliance Checklist - What You Need to Know As a Small Business

 Tuesday, July 26, 2022 

Watch the latest recorded 10-Minute Tuesday Webinar, as we share how your organization can stay compliant by meeting your payroll obligations as required by law.

This webinar will walk through key regulations and standards to consider when working toward payroll compliance and provide examples of what might be included in a payroll checklist to help ensure you are staying on top of your responsibilities.

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Tracking Important HR Basics for Every Business

 Thursday, July 21, 2022 

You should be tracking your employees’ information so that you can stay ready, aware of your employees’ skills, in compliance, and even save money and time.

Join us for our latest webinar in the Masterclass Series, where we’ll walk you through setting up and tracking important employee information such as company assets assigned to each employee, employee certifications and expiration dates, as well as employee awards, and skills, education, and training.

This webinar will also explain how to go paperless by uploading an unlimited number of documents to your employees’ digital personnel files.

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Employee Analytics Dashboards

 Tuesday, June 28, 2022 

Join us for our latest 10-Minute Tuesday webinar, sharing how users can utilize isolved’s Employee Analytics dashboards to customize data and simplify day-to-day employee management. This webinar will discuss this user-friendly feature, highlight each dashboard, and walk you through a feature demonstration.

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Introduction to isolved University

 Thursday, June 23, 2022 

Join us for our latest webinar in the Masterclass Series, where we share how to utilize isolved University’s expansive range of training courses, how-to articles, and quick help videos to continue your learning of the isolved system. This webinar will explain registration, navigation, features, and, will walk you through a variety of administrator-level and employee-facing materials for you to share with your team.

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OSHA Compliance for Private Employers

 Tuesday, May 31, 2022 

What is OSHA and what do I need to know about it? Under the Occupational Health and Safety Act, employers have a responsibility to provide a safe workplace free of known health and safety hazards. OSHA covers most private sector employers and their workers in all 50 states.

Please join us for the next webinar in the 10-Minute Tuesday Series, as we take a closer look at Occupational Health and Safety for private employers. We’ll provide a high-level overview of what the OSH Act requires of employers and best practices to keep your business compliant.

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Uploading Employee Handbooks & Documents to isolved

 Thursday, May 26, 2022 

Join us for the latest webinar in the Masterclass Webinar Series, where we share how you can use isolved to upload important documents and messages for employees to view.

We will discuss how to add documents in Employee Self-Service, including employee handbooks that capture binding electronic signatures. We will also review how to set up effective messages, and walk you through what employees will see when they access messages and documents through Employee Self-Service.

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Internet Security & Payroll Best Practices

April 26, 2022

Watch the latest recorded 10-Minute Tuesday Webinar, as we discuss important best practices for internet security and payroll processing.

Cyber security attacks are on the rise. This webinar will discuss basic internet safety as it relates to payroll and walk through some steps payroll administrators can take to ensure the validity and accuracy of each payroll.

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Employee Self-Service Management and Important Support Updates

April 22, 2022

Watch the webinar below on the new adaptive employee experience that replaces the GO app. Our isolved Client Trainer, Amy Poole shares important support updates, troubleshooting, and management tips for Employee Self-Service.

Here's our new look at isolved and now it’s time to enjoy a new user experience!

Our new adaptive employee experience replaces our GO app and empowers your employees with an intuitive mobile solution for clocking in and out, viewing time cards, and downloading paystubs. This Masterclass discusses this highly anticipated new feature, available now at no additional cost, and walks you through some basic troubleshooting and management tips for Employee Self-Service.

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6 Common HR Mistakes Small Business Owners Make

April 14, 2022

Small business leaders often struggle with HR compliance and managing employees.

Watch this recorded webinar, as HR Consultant, Corinne Saliba, MBA, SPHR, shares 6 of the most common mistakes small businesses make with their human resources administration. Here we share tips and information to remain in compliance, protect your business, and avoid costly fines and penalties.

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Employee Retention Tax Credit (ERTC)

March 29, 2022

Watch the latest recorded 10-Minute Tuesday Webinar, as we discuss the Employee Retention Tax Credit (ERTC). Our Covid Support Team spans our payroll and tax departments and has assisted, clients, with processing Employee Retention Tax Credits (ERTC) Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Forgiveness, and COVID Sick and Leave Pay. Many businesses have claimed an ERTC of up to $1 million. Even clients that have received other forms of pandemic aid, like PPP loans, have been eligible for the ERTC.

Anne Bahr, Ahola's Covid Support Team Lead, brings you up to date with the pertinent details you need to know to claim the ERTC. 

In this webinar we:

  • Provide a high-level overview of the ERTC
  • Show comparisons of 2020 vs. 2021 rules
  • Reveal the true facts for common misconceptions about the ERTC
  • Share our best practices for claiming the ERTC
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isolved Employee Onboarding via Mobile App

March 24, 2022

In case you missed it, watch the recording below as we explain how isolved now offers employee onboarding on a new mobile interface!

Mobile onboarding offers the full range of software functionality, allowing new hires to submit their information and complete all onboarding tasks from a smartphone, tablet, or computer. This Masterclass discusses this highly anticipated new feature and walks you through what your employees will see when you initiate New Hire Onboarding in isolved.

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Are You Ready for an I-9 Audit?

March 3, 2022

All employers are required to complete Form I-9 to verify the identity and employment authorization of hired workers.

Watch the recording below, as Corinne Saliba, MBA, SPHR, explains Form I-9 requirements, potential penalties associated with I-9 inspections, and how to avoid common mistakes when completing the Form.

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Setting Up Hybrid Employees for Ohio Municipal Income Tax

February 25, 2022

In case you missed it, watch the recording below, as Amy Poole, isolved Client Trainer, walks you through a Client Deep-Dive, Setting Up Hybrid Employees for Ohio Municipal Income Tax in isolved.

Amy brings 5 years of experience in payroll and client training of isolved, to Ahola’s Training Division. She has a BS in Public & Non-Profit Administration and Sociology from Grand Valley State University.

In this webinar you will learn:

  • What information do you need to send to your dedicated Payroll Specialist to set up new work locations for employees who are working remotely from their homes
  • How to set up your employees with the correct work locations in isolved
  • How to enter default city allocations in isolved for employees that work both from home and at their office location under a normal set schedule (e.g., 40% from home, 60% from the office)
  • How to enter city allocations in isolved for employees that work both from home and at their office location under varying schedules
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Remote Work and Ohio Municipal Income Tax

February 15, 2022

In case you missed the webinar, here's the quick 10-minute update on the latest news regarding remote workers and Ohio municipal income tax.

Starting January 1, 2022, Ohio employers must withhold city income tax for the cities in which remote employees are working. This means employees that are working from their homes will need to be taxed in the city in which they reside.

Watch now as we explain these changes and the next steps to remain in compliance.

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