Ahola’s Masterclass Webinar Series!
Ahola’s Masterclass Webinar Series is a once-a-month educational webinar series on all things payroll and beyond!
Hosted by Ahola Trainer, Chris Watkins, we will dive into new and familiar topics for thirty minutes each month. This year, Chris will bring on guest presenters regularly, who are experts in the field. These interactive and entertaining sessions will include a quiz for you to gauge your understanding of the material presented. Pass the quiz to receive your Masterclass Certificate of Achievement!
Access our free webinar video library below. Watch webinars ranging in topics from ACA and Fringe Benefits to Cybersecurity.
Benefits Implementation specialist will provide an overview of how a benefits administration solution and related services work together within a payroll and HRIS platform. We will discuss the ease of benefits elections for employees, whether selecting coverage during open enrollment or as a new hire, as well as how benefits deductions flow through to payroll. ACA Reporting, COBRA integration and automatic benefits information transmission direct to the insurance carriers will also be discussed.
Employee Handbooks & COVID-19 Policies
As the pandemic remains, the best protection an employer can provide its workers is an up-to-date and detailed employee handbook. To keep up with the latest HR updates pertaining specifically to the pandemic, employers should create a COVID addendum for their employee handbook. Ahola’s ProActive HR Consultant, Corinne Saliba, will share some best practices to update your handbook and employee policies to protect you from compliance concerns.
What Employees Want in a Workspace
Whether your employees are in an open space office, a factory, or working from home, there are some common features desired from everyone when they go to work. Chris, will share some of the secrets to helping your employees stay positive when they’re on the job.
Whats new in isolved February 2021
What Businesses Can Learn from Bees
According to the National Wildlife Federation, the 4,000 North American native bee species occupy ecosystems as diverse as forests, deserts and grasslands. Feeding exclusively on nectar and pollen, bees pollinate 80% of all flowering plants, including 75% of the fruits, nuts, and vegetables grown in the United States. In this webinar, Chris discusses some of the astonishing facts about bees and shares what businesses can learn from these industrious social insects.
Electronic Retrieval of W2s
We’ll be demonstrating how your employees can access their W2s online, addressing strategies for managing issues concerning employee self-service login, and show you where to find employee electronic signatures. We’ll also be providing a high-level overview of some of the other features encompassed by our human resources information system solution.
Third Party Sick Pay
We will define Third-Party Sick Pay, interpret the different types of federal taxes relating to Third Party Sick Pay, discuss best practices when addressing Third-Party Sick Pay, and make sure you know what resources are available to you and where to find them.
Best Practices for Balancing your Payroll
We will discuss the Time Entry Totals screen, as well as reports you can use to balance your payroll for accuracy. This Masterclass is intended to help you process a perfect payroll every time, thus preventing the need to correct errors after you process, saving you both time and money.
During this Masterclass we will discuss fringe benefits, including what they are and how we need to address them.
What’s New in iSolved
We’ll introduce the new features of iSolved that impact New Hire Onboarding, Benefits, HRIS, Time as well as iSolved in general.
Year End Bonuses
Join us for the next webinar in this series as we discover how to enter year-end bonuses accurately.
Verifying Employee Data for Year End
Join us for this Masterclass to discover what types of information need to be verified for your employees, and how to verify it, to ensure a smooth year end process.
Masterclass Webinar Series: What's New in iSolved?
Join Chris as he takes us through recent releases of iSolved, including new features for New Hire Onboarding, Benefits, HRIS, Time, as well as iSolved in general.
Masterclass Webinar Series: Executive Dashboards
Join Chris Watkins, as he introduces you to the Executive Dashboard and the ACA Executive Dashboard. Learn how to make the most of the visual information that the dashboards provide about your employees and your company.
Join us for this webinar, as we introduce iSolved University. Attend this Masterclass to learn how to set up your account, access articles, videos and quizzes, and to proceed from a Freshman to a Senior, from a Novice to a Master!
Accrual Plans and Time-Off Requests
Join us for this webinar, as we discuss how accrual plans work in iSolved and review your employees’ ability to request time off in advance.
Ahola's Masterclass Series: Client Reports
During this webinar we will look at some of the many reports that are available to our clients. We will address strategies for determining the best reports for your business and view some sample reports.
Strategies to Help Employees Cope with Change
During these unprecedented times when people are faced with a new normal, employees may find it difficult to transition from working at the office to working from home. This webinar will provide some ways to help your employees cope with the changes.
Three Ways to Improve Employee Efficiency While Working at Home
Join us as we introduce 3 ways you can help your employees become more efficient at home during the COVID-19 restrictions. Whichever approach you or your employees choose to set goals, this webinar is aimed at helping you achieve goals and improve efficiency.
Why Administrators Embrace Employee Self-Service
During our previous masterclass we introduced you to the reasons why your employees will love employee self-service. This next step we convince you of the reasons why you will also embrace employee self-service. Discover how to set up employee self-service accounts and resend activation emails, how to approve employee changes and time off requests, and much, much more.
Why Your Employees Will Love Employee Self-Service
Ahola trainer, Chris Watkins, introduces you, the employer, to all the bells and whistles that Ahola’s Employee Self-Service portal offers.
Designed to transition responsibility for accurate work-related information to the employee, this Masterclass will convince you of the ease with which your employees can make the most of the technology as well as the time-saving benefits to you.
Advanced Payroll for New Clients
Ahola trainer, Chris Watkins, takes you back into the world of iSolved as he digs deeper into payroll. He’ll introduce you to Geraint Lewis, the various situations in which Geraint finds himself and the nuances of iSolved you need to know, in order to address Geraint’s circumstances. This Masterclass will take you beyond the basics as we explore advanced payroll concepts for newer iSolved users.
Planes, Boats and Trains: The Importance of Attending to Details
Ahola trainer, Chris Watkins, brings a hands-on approach to a concept that is part of many job descriptions – attention to detail. He will regale you with stories of what can happen if you don’t attend to those important details and he’ll illustrate the point by first challenging you to make a paper airplane, and then by providing you directions to make a paper boat.
O-H! Local City & School District Taxes
Ahola trainer, Chris Watkins, provides insight to the maelstrom that surrounds local city and school taxes for companies whose employees reside in Ohio. In the first of Ahola’s Masterclass Series, he’ll look at the tools available to verify you have the correct city of residence, as well as school district, entered into iSolved for your Ohio employees, so you can be sure you’re starting the new year with accurate information.
Fringe Benefits & Third Party Sick Pay
During this interactive webinar we will:
-Define fringe benefits and enter a fringe benefit into iSolved
-Discuss common examples of fringe benefits
-Define third party sick pay and discuss best practices for addressing third party sick pay
-Provide online resources to assist with both fringe benefits and third party sick pay
ACA REPORTING TUTORIAL PART 1
What is the Affordable Care Act (ACA)?
In Part 1 of this ACA Video Series, we will discuss the Affordable Care Act, and explain terms like Self-Insured, Applicable Large Employer (ALE), and Controlled Groups.
You will learn about Affordable Care Act eligibility rules, and what could happen if a company chooses not to report.
ACA Reporting Tutorial PART 2
What is the Affordable Care Act (ACA)?
In Part 2 of this ACA Video Series, we will discuss the Affordable Care Act, and explain terms like Self-Insured, Applicable Large Employer (ALE), and Controlled Groups.
We will provide instructions for completing ACA Company Form 1094 and ACA Employee Form 1095.
Cybersecurity 101- Business Impact Awareness
In PART ONE we will discuss Cybersecurity and its possible impact on your business. In this one-hour webinar, we will set the stage with a sample widget-making manufacturing company and walk through key potential areas of business vulnerabilities of data privacy and Cybersecurity. Awareness is the first step!
Cybersecurity 102- Digital World Protection
In PART TWO of this webinar series, we will discuss Cybersecurity and its possible impact on your business. Companies of any size can be subject to a Cybersecurity breach. Data policies and procedures can help to protect your company from a possible data breach. In this one-hour webinar, we set the stage with a sample manufacturing company and key potential areas of business vulnerabilities of data privacy and Cybersecurity.
Ownership Exit Planning: Maximize Value & Exit on Your Terms
Hear from the experts during Family Company Magazine’s free webinar, “Ownership Exit Planning: Maximize Value & Exit on your Terms.” Mike Trabert, CPA, CVA, CMAP, CEPA, CM&AA of Skoda Minotti’s Value Acceleration, Exit Planning Group and Jeff Ahola, CEO of Ahola Human Capital Management, will share clear ideas to help business owners seize opportunities and avoid pitfalls surrounding complex business transitions.
Know the Rules: Understand Retirement Plan Regulations Benefitting You and Your Company
Is your retirement plan compliant? In this one-hour webinar, we will identify key regulations impacting your company’s retirement plan and share ways to use these regulations to you and your company’s benefit. Join Jeff Ahola, CEO of Ahola Human Capital Management and Matt Loeffler CPA/PFS. CFP, CTFA , CMA, Founder and CEO of Blue Tree Wealth Advisors, LLC as they discuss this topic in depth.