CheckPoint HR Cites Employment Increased in April

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Upsurge in On-Boarding Processes Indicate Employment to Continue Trending Upward in May 2011

“The growth in employment this spring could be as high as 4% representing a positive momentum shift in employment.”

CheckPoint HR, the trusted ally in web-based Human Resources management for small to mid-sized companies, today reports that employment for small to medium sized businesses in the Tri-State area saw a 1.4% increase in employment in the month of April.

According to CheckPoint HR’s data, which is polled from employers in the Tri-State area, this spring appears to be a busy month for businesses on the hiring front. CheckPoint HR, with its robust employee lifecycle solution has also noticed an influx of growth related activities including but not limited to job placements, background checks, W-4 and I-9 processing. These activities lead CheckPoint HR to believe that May will also see an increase in employment.

“Consistent with prior years, we see businesses in our market tend to increase their hiring activities in the spring and this year is no different,” said Neil Friedman, CFO, CheckPoint HR. “The growth in employment this spring could be as high as 4% representing a positive momentum shift in employment.”

“As we continue to see incremental growth in employment and activities surrounding the on-boarding of new employees, companies are tasked with managing a multitude of processes associated with hiring,” said Michelle Moylan, HR Director, CheckPoint HR. “It is important for employers who are in the process of hiring to consider centralizing on-boarding activities and requirements with a comprehensive total source HRMS solution to help streamline the processes and gain efficiency in the execution of those tasks. They key is to work with more efficiently and accuracy and leverage the right technology to do so. It not only benefits the organization but makes for an impressive and positive first impression for the new associate.”

Small businesses and their growth are the drivers for the broader American economy. CheckPoint HR’s sampling of data is a good indicator for the health of small to medium sized businesses in the New Jersey, New York, and Connecticut areas.

About CheckPoint HR
CheckPoint HR, based in Edison, New Jersey, is the trusted ally in web-based Human Resources management for small to mid-sized companies. The company’s complete portfolio combines payroll, benefits and HR management services with a web-based Human Resource Management System (HRMS) technology platform to offer customers an affordable and centralized solution. This allows small to mid-size companies to improve efficiencies, streamline operations and reduce costs. Clients include Innophos Holding, Inc., New York Organ Donor Network, and Hamon USA. For more information on CheckPoint HR, please visit http://www.CheckPointHR.com, call 800.385.0331 or follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/checkpointhr.

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