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Payroll & Human Resources

Attracting and maintaining talent in your organization has never been more important. Your people are the key to driving your business and achieving your goals. Are you doing everything possible to attract, retain and engage your employees? Major Oak provides Strategy and Process Excellence services to help our clients ensure an efficient and effective Human Resources and Payroll function. This includes detailed reviews to drive process improvements, standardization, cost savings, quality improvements and control environment reviews. We also help our clients transform their HR and Payroll functions with our significant subject matter expertise in the following areas:

  • Shared Services
  • Vendor Selections
  • RFP Development
  • HR Technology
  • Outsourcing

We support these initiatives with subject matter expertise, change management and project management skills on large-scale initiatives, including company-wide and global rollouts.

Our expertise spans HR strategy and our client projects are focused on implementing large-scale organizational change to automate HR transactions, improve organizational effectiveness, increase employee engagement and enhance analytic reporting to allow HR to be more strategic. Sample projects included:

  • Global Employee Stock Purchase Plan Rollout
  • Employee Wellness / Total Health Management
  • Culture Transformation
  • Talent Management / Performance Management
  • Total Rewards System Strategy and Implementation
  • Organizational Redesign
  • Skills Assessment and Gap Analysis

Our Payroll engagements are focused on helping clients streamline the Payroll function and integrate best practices to improve effectiveness and efficiency. Major Oak’s review of your Payroll function will include comprehensive analysis of your environment to identify how to:

  • Increase Direct Deposit Participation
  • Implement a Paperless Pay Environment
  • Reduce Payroll Errors
  • Eliminate Non-Value Added Work
  • Automate Manual Processes
  • Optimize Your Organizational Structure
  • Implement Continuous Improvement Programs
  • Increase Self Service Utilization
  • Improve Workforce Management
  • Drive Improvements in Customer Service Quality

Major Oak is active in the American Payroll Association (APA), frequently publishing articles in PayTech, the APA’s monthly periodical, and speaking at local and national conferences on methods to improve the Payroll function. Major Oak is the co-chair of the APA’s Strategic Leadership Task Force Best Practices Subcommittee and a recognized expert on the 27th Pay Period Phenomenon, Pay Cycle Optimization and Payroll Best Practices.