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As Financial Manager for a growing provider of nursing home facilities, Jennifer has been asked by her CEO to be prepared for budget cutbacks. After speaking with managers in other departments and piecing together what the issues in HR management are in the company, Jennifer realizes that her company needs to upgrade its HR/payroll system in order to be able to manage the necessary cuts and steer the company in the right direction. Find out through Jennifer's situation what the important questions to ask when reviewing your payroll/HR system are, and how an integrated scheduling and payroll system might help your company better manage its workforce and finances.

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