This weekend, great new updates will be released to eStratEx. Here are some highlights of a few items that will be improved. The New Hire module will be improved in a couple of ways. First, if you have employees "stuck" on your New Hire Dashboard for any reason, there will be a new button … [Read more...] about eStratEx Updates Coming!
Over the last several years, many states have legalized the use of medical marijuana. As these numbers continue to rise, so too will the number of workplace issues that employers face involving medical marijuana. Under federal law, marijuana is classified as a Schedule I drug, which means the drug … [Read more...] about Four Ways to Manage Medical Marijuana at Work
StratEx Awarded Chicago’s 2015 “Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®” Chicago, IL., June 11, 2015 – StratEx, a Chicago-based provider of human resource services and software, was honored as one of the “Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® in Chicago” by the National Association for … [Read more...] about Best and Brightest 2015
Over the weekend we released some new features to our software! Many items included in the release were requests for improvements directly from our clients. We take pride in our commitment to being responsive to clients' changing needs and are happy to incorporate ideas they have for improvement to … [Read more...] about Release Highlight 5/17/15
Most eStratEx users are aware that we at StratEx strongly encourage use of a modern browser when accessing eStratEx and Spokeware. This is not because we want to make life difficult, but rather because a modern version of your favorite browser will yield the most operational and secure user … [Read more...] about Protecting you from your browser!
A few weeks ago, I was getting ready to head into the office on a Monday morning after being on vacation with my family for a week. As I wished my kids a good day at school, they expressed how depressed they were to go back. I asked "Why?", and my daughter bemoaned, "What do you mean? Don't you hate … [Read more...] about StratEx: A Best Place to Work in Illinois 2015
Chelsea Garot, one of our HR Account Managers, is being celebrated today at StratEx! Chelsea will be graduating from Loyola's Quinlan School of Business with her Masters in HR this weekend. We are proud of her and her accomplishment, and know that this is just another indicator that she is an … [Read more...] about Congratulations, Chelsea!
With the summer internship season set to begin soon, are you ready to welcome interns into your company with full-confidence that you are complying with all employment laws? Including compensating them appropriately? Don’t find out the hard way: it is important that you have a good understanding of … [Read more...] about 5 Things You Must Do Before Hiring an Intern