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Join host Gene Marks for Season 3 and hear timely insights on marketplace conditions, proposed legislation, innovations, research, and success strategies from industry leaders, lawmakers, experts, and icons to help you propel your business forward and THRIVE.

THRIVE, a Paychex Business Podcast Paychex, Inc.

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    • 4.9 • 10 Ratings

Join host Gene Marks for Season 3 and hear timely insights on marketplace conditions, proposed legislation, innovations, research, and success strategies from industry leaders, lawmakers, experts, and icons to help you propel your business forward and THRIVE.

    For One Shipping Company, Success is More Than How Fast You Deliver

    For One Shipping Company, Success is More Than How Fast You Deliver

    The supply chain industry was hit hard throughout the past two years, but DHL managed to find success despite the challenges they faced. On this episode of THRIVE, a Paychex Business Podcast, Gene Marks is talking with Greg Hewitt, CEO of DHL Express U.S. about what they are doing to attract and retain talent, increase customer satisfaction, and more.

    Topics Include:

    01:11 – About DHL Express
    02:48 – Greg Hewitt’s background
    03:17 – Reflecting on the past two years
    08:09 – How DHL is attracting and retaining talent
    15:37 – Compensation vs. workplace environment
    18:03 – The importance of your people
    19:20 – Happy employees, happy customers
    21:32 – Advice for managing shipping costs
    23:55 – Sharing the cost of shipping

    Greg Hewitt talked about how DHL keeps a low turnover rate, read about what not to do when it comes to attracting and retaining talent with our guide "6 Things Employers Get Wrong When It Comes to Attracting and Retaining Talent" at https://www.paychex.com/secure/whitepapers/attracting-retaining-talent-things-employers-get-wrong.

    DISCLAIMER:
    The information presented in this podcast, and that is further provided by the presenter, should not be considered legal or accounting advice, and should not substitute for legal, accounting, or other professional advice in which the facts and circumstances may warrant. We encourage you to consult legal counsel as it pertains to your own unique situation(s) and/or with any specific legal questions you may have.

     

    • 31 min
    5 Ways to Help Your Business Work Better with Rising Interest Rates

    5 Ways to Help Your Business Work Better with Rising Interest Rates

    This week’s “On the Mark” podcast shares a handful of approaches your business can use to help navigate through this current period of rising interest rates, including budgeting for higher debt costs, seeking longer-term financing, getting into interest-bearing accounts, and more. Listen to the podcast for more insights from small-business owner Gene marks.

    DISCLAIMER:
    The information presented in this podcast, and that is further provided by the presenter, should not be considered legal or accounting advice, and should not substitute for legal, accounting, or other professional advice in which the facts and circumstances may warrant. We encourage you to consult legal counsel as it pertains to your own unique situation(s) and/or with any specific legal questions you may have.

    • 9 min
    Sen. Chuck Grassley Talks Changes to Small Business Bankruptcy

    Sen. Chuck Grassley Talks Changes to Small Business Bankruptcy

    As a business owner, going bankrupt is never something you plan for, so when it does happen, it shouldn’t be any harder than it has to be. On this episode of THRIVE, a Paychex Business Podcast, Gene Marks is talking to Senator Chuck Grassley from Iowa, about the latest legislation that he has been working on to make bankruptcy easier on small businesses. Listen in as he talks about the changes this legislation will make.

    Topics Include:

    00:48 – 2019 Small Business Reorganization Act
    02:12 – What inspired the new legislation
    03:53 – The improvements to the existing Chapter 11
    06:15 – Bankruptcy and the existing economy
    08:19 – Sen. Grassley’s thoughts on addressing small business challenges
    11:32 – The upcoming midterm elections

     Have a guest or topic you’d like to suggest for the show? Submit your ideas at payx.me/thrivetopics. 

    DISCLAIMER:
    The information presented in this podcast, and that is further provided by the presenter, should not be considered legal or accounting advice, and should not substitute for legal, accounting, or other professional advice in which the facts and circumstances may warrant. We encourage you to consult legal counsel as it pertains to your own unique situation(s) and/or with any specific legal questions you may have.

    • 14 min
    Recession? Slowdown? A Few Tips to Turn This into an Opportunity for Your Business

    Recession? Slowdown? A Few Tips to Turn This into an Opportunity for Your Business

    The construction industry is showing signs of a slowdown, tech is cutting jobs, and banks seem to be anticipating a recession. However, travel is up, household net worth is at all-time highs, and Gene Marks suggests your business can take advantage of the situation and position yourself for the future. Listen to this week’s episode to get a few tips.

    DISCLAIMER:
    The information presented in this podcast, and that is further provided by the presenter, should not be considered legal or accounting advice, and should not substitute for legal, accounting, or other professional advice in which the facts and circumstances may warrant. We encourage you to consult legal counsel as it pertains to your own unique situation(s) and/or with any specific legal questions you may have.

    • 6 min
    In a Time of High Wages and High Costs, the Answer is Technology

    In a Time of High Wages and High Costs, the Answer is Technology

    With an economy as uncertain as the one we are facing today, businesses are forced to take on a range challenges, from supply chain issues and the rising cost of doing business, to the Great Resignation and inflation. Listen in as Terence Cummings, VP of Small Segment and Business Operations at Sage talks with Gene Marks about the importance of using technology to help you and your business manage this uncertain time, increase productivity, and improve profitability.

    Topics Include:

    00:17 – Meet Terence Cummings
    04:18 – An introduction to Sage
    06:35 – This year’s top challenges for business owners
    09:52 – AI machine learning robotics and customer service
    12:07 – How CRM technology helps manage customers, equipment, and supplies
    12:55 – How Sage connects you to the information they want and need
    14:09 – CRM, productivity, accessibility, and cutting labor time
    17:59 – Sage’s partner channel and why it’s so critical
    22:00 – Utilizing all the software is capable of to make informed decisions
    24:47 – The one thing businesses should be doing with Sage

    Resources:

    Speaking of technology, learn about the latest HR technology trends for 2022 at www.paychex.com/articles/hcm/technology-trends-in-hr.

    Payroll technology is another great way to increase productivity, learn about the payroll technology trends for 2022. Learn more at www.paychex.com/articles/payroll-taxes/new-year-payroll-trends.

    DISCLAIMER:
    The information presented in this podcast, and that is further provided by the presenter, should not be considered legal or accounting advice, and should not substitute for legal, accounting, or other professional advice in which the facts and circumstances may warrant. We encourage you to consult legal counsel as it pertains to your own unique situation(s) and/or with any specific legal questions you may have.

     

    • 28 min
    Practicing Wage Transparency Can Help Narrow the Pay Gap

    Practicing Wage Transparency Can Help Narrow the Pay Gap

    Gene Marks shares his thoughts on the importance of implementing wage transparency as part of your business’s job search and hiring process, regardless of whether your state or locality requires it. Gene suggests that it’s one way to level the playing field for all candidates, plus offers several resources that can help your business learn more about pay scales. Listen to this week’s episode for more. 

    Resources:

    What is wage transparency? Learn more about the benefits at www.paychex.com/articles/management/pay-transparency.

    DISCLAIMER:
    The information presented in this podcast, and that is further provided by the presenter, should not be considered legal or accounting advice, and should not substitute for legal, accounting, or other professional advice in which the facts and circumstances may warrant. We encourage you to consult legal counsel as it pertains to your own unique situation(s) and/or with any specific legal questions you may have.

    • 5 min

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