Everyone loves music and dancing, right? Well, after a little alcohol, definitely. But let’s say you’re at work. It’s been a stressful day, and you just “gotta loosen up those chains and dance” (thank you to the Dixie Chicks for understanding). We all need to let loose sometimes, so what could … [Read more...] about Ask StratEx HR: Sexual Harassment in the Kitchen
Name: Tony Brink History at StratEx: I started in November of 2015 as a sales rep, and I've since taken on the first Account Management role on the sales team. I really enjoy going the extra mile for our clients in this role. From a sales capacity, my job is to find multi-unit operators in need of … [Read more...] about Get to Know a StratExian: Tony Brink
On February 23rd, 2017, StratEx's annual Jim Vedda Award was awarded to not one, but two deserving individuals: Alyssa Garza and Andrea Ljevar. These StratExians exhibit the traits we value most at StratEx -- they are smart, hard-working, and dedicated to not only our clients' success, but to … [Read more...] about Jim Vedda Award Winners 2017
We are so honored to be in Crain's Top 25 Best Places to Work in 2017! Since 2008, Crain's has singled out the 10 best companies to work for in the Chicago area. For 2017, Crain's sifted through 15,000-plus employee surveys that detailed everything from compensation to benefits to company … [Read more...] about StratEx Named Crain’s Top 25 Best Places to Work 2017
Name: Carissa Coppola History at StratEx: I started with StratEx in September of 2015 as a temporary accounting and operations specialist and with much excitement, was brought on as a permanent accounting and operations specialist in March of 2016! I assist the Service Teams with implementing, … [Read more...] about Get to Know a StratExian: Carissa Coppola
After the close of every quarter, businesses are reminded of the many existing tax code intricacies. One lesser known layer not to be taken lightly is the common paymaster rule. This rule can have a major effect on employers with distributed workforces where employees work in multiple … [Read more...] about Common Paymaster: What you need to know
What is EITC? An Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) is a reduction in the amount of tax an employee owes (or an increase in income tax refunds) and it is available to certain qualified individuals. In some states, employers are required to provide specific notices to inform their employees about the … [Read more...] about What are your EITC obligations?
Our new software release occurred successfully as planned this last weekend, and our new user interface is up and ready to help our clients manage their employees. We sent full release notes to all clients on Thursday, which included details of each change. As an added tool, we have created a … [Read more...] about eStratEx Manager FAQ Video