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Featuring product release updates, industry views and news, and the latest from our valued clients and customers. 

Flock Product Spotlight | Offer Letters

Flock Product Spotlight | Offer Letters

A core part of the human resources function is about enhancing and improving the overall candidate experience. The candidate experience begins the moment the individual first interacts with someone or something (e.g, website, brand and social media presence) related to your organization.  They have already started to know the company, got their first impression about it by the time you get around to extending a formal offer to them.

Product Release | 04.09.18

Product Release | 04.09.18

Flock is excited to announce our latest product updates. This release marks another step forward for Flock, with a continued focus on delighting users with a more refined experience. You'll discover a newly designed Home/Activity page with a more intuitive navigation system along with many restructured areas for better information flow. We've also made a number of excellent usability and functionality improvements with our HR Administrators in mind, with a substantial update to our custom forms feature and reporting capabilities. Thanks again to our customers and partners for their enthusiastic support and feedback.

Why does employee engagement matter?

Why does employee engagement matter?

Employee engagement has become a focal point in today’s workforce because companies are finally beginning to grasp that in order to keep your customers happy, you need to have happy, engaged employees.

It's the right time to make the switch to Digital HR!

It's the right time to make the switch to Digital HR!

2018 is the year when more and more companies are including expenditure for HR technology in their budgets. Businesses are now looking out for purchasing and implementing new software to streamline their current HR processes.

How are you managing your employee performance?

How are you managing your employee performance?

Decisions about talent development priorities suffer if performance information is unavailable or difficult to access. Inconsistent evaluation criteria and reward structures result in lower productivity, reduced engagement and higher attrition.

Are you planning to exit a PEO?

Are you planning to exit a PEO?

For many small businesses, a professional employer organization (PEO) can be a tremendous asset. With not many people on staff and a thin budget, outsourcing human resources can be a smart strategy. But as a company grows larger, its HRIS, payroll, benefits, and compliance needs become more complex, and it’s vital to have in-house expertise. At that point, a PEO may no longer be the best fit.

Introducing Flock + Slack Integration!

Introducing Flock + Slack Integration!

Communication is a powerful tool that can have an enormous impact on the success of any organization. Effective communication can increase employee engagement, boost workplace productivity, and drive business growth. It is the cornerstone of an engaged workforce. A company’s workforce represents its most significant investment and ultimately determines the success or failure of the organization.

Digital HR for small businesses

Digital HR for small businesses

The digital world is changing how we live, how we work, and how business is organized and conducted. For HR and business leaders, this digital transformation poses two fundamental challenges. First, HR can help business leaders and employees shift to a digital mindset, a digital way of managing, organizing, and leading change. Second, HR has the opportunity to revolutionize the entire employee experience by transforming HR processes, systems, and the HR organization via new digital platforms, apps, and ways of delivering HR services.

How much ROI can you get from effective employee onboarding?

How much ROI can you get from effective employee onboarding?

HR Onboarding isn’t a luxury. Successful employees go through comprehensive orientation and socialization and it shows in their successful integration into the company. Developing and sustaining a simple and intuitive employee onboarding program is vital to not only the success of your team but also to the productivity and longevity of your employees.

Product Release | 02.12.18

Product Release | 02.12.18

No one appreciates the tasks of the HR administrator better than we do! We are happy to announce that the HRIS and Benefits Administration portal in the Flock platform are getting even better with this product update. In this release you will see a variety of new features, usability improvements and a refresh of the user experience with an overall update to the look and feel of Flock with better use of space and consistency. 

How to best utilize your HR on-boarding processes?

How to best utilize your HR on-boarding processes?

Onboarding an employee is one of the initial and crucial part of an entire employee lifecycle for any company. There are few instances in the employee lifecycle as momentous as the first few on the job. New hires join a firm with the promise of productivity.

Product Release | 1.8.2018

Product Release | 1.8.2018

Flock is wishing you, your family and friends a new year filled with new hopes, new joy & new beginnings. Flock is excited to be bringing many new features in the Flock platform to assist our Human Resource administrators and broker partners across the country. Flock’s 2018 new year resolutions.

ACA Reporting - Flock simplifies the process

ACA Reporting - Flock simplifies the process

ACA reporting isn’t a simple business...it’s confusing, and, more importantly, it’s new to most brokers and employers alike. Flock has offered an ACA reporting solution since this became a requirement in 2016 with passage of The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

You focus on your core business, let Flock handle your HR activities.

You focus on your core business, let Flock handle your HR activities.

Flock is an all-in-one software platform designed to better manage your HR administration, benefits, and compliance. We provide a paperless and automated system for the painful, but very important administrative tasks required to onboard and continuously manage your employees.

Open Enrollment Season

Open Enrollment Season

It’s no secret that a robust and competitive benefits platform is one of the best tools to recruit and retain the best and the brightest talent in your industry.

Employee vacation tracking made easy with Flock

Employee vacation tracking made easy with Flock

Having trouble keeping track of all your employee time-off requests and holiday schedules?

Add Flock's easy to use time-off tool to your wish list. Flock can simplify your employee time-off tracking and reporting needs, as well as provide employees an elegant onboarding and benefits experience. 

We are giving back this holiday season.

We are giving back this holiday season.

Thanksgiving 2017 came in a week early for Flock.

’Tis the season of giving, and one of the most rewarding aspects of running a small business is having the freedom and flexibility to make a difference in the community. 

ACA Update - Second Transitional Payments Due

ACA Update - Second Transitional Payments Due

Friendly Reminder: Your second transitional reinsurance payment is due November 15, 2017. This is for employers who opted for the Two-Part Contribution payment program.

Traditional HR vs Digital HR

Traditional HR vs Digital HR

Like many companies in the United States today, you're challenged with the overwhelming tasks of processing all HR activities. From sourcing the right candidate to onboarding, managing payroll, and benefits to offboarding an employee. Lean more about Flock's all-in-one solution.