Payroll practitioner’s diary

Trials and tribulations in the payroll department
By Todd Humber
|CHRR, Guide to Payroll|Last Updated: 09/13/2004

Talk to almost any payroll professional, and common themes emerge. Most didn’t choose a career in payroll. Most feel co-workers don’t understand how complex working in the payroll department can be. Most don’t feel fully appreciated and aren’t sure the organization understands their roles or that they can be strategic partners in the business.

Canadian HR Reporter

talked with four payroll practitioners from across the country to find out what challenges they face in their day-to-day activities, how technology is helping or hindering them and how they think employees view the payroll department.