Brian Westfall is an associate principal analyst at Software Advice, covering human resources and talent management. His research on the intersection of talent and technology has been featured in Bloomberg, Fortune, SHRM, TIME, and The Wall Street Journal, among other publications. When he’s not playing with his two corgis, he can be found traveling the world.


How To Do Payroll for Your Small Business in 7 Steps

Sep 2, 2022

We’ll walk you through every step for how to do payroll for your small business.


Payroll Security: How To Prevent 5 Types of Payroll Fraud

Aug 18, 2022

Payroll fraud can mean huge losses for your business. Learn how to identify, prevent, and correct five of the most common types of payroll fraud to protect your business.

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Remote Work Has Been a Win for DEI—But There's A Catch

Jul 6, 2022

With help from a recent Software Advice survey, learn why remote work promotes more DEI in the workplace, but at the cost of workers hiding their authentic selves.


The Survival Guide to HR for Small Businesses

Apr 27, 2022

If you’re a small business owner struggling to stay on top of HR needs, this survival guide to HR for small businesses is for you.


A Legitimately Helpful Guide to Employee Engagement Software in 2022

Mar 17, 2022

All of your questions about Employee Engagement software answered in one place.


A Legitimately Helpful Guide to LMS Software in 2022

Jan 11, 2022

All of your questions about Learning Management software answered in one place.


How Workers Want Employers To Address Social Justice Issues

Sep 29, 2021

Software Advice surveyed employees to learn how their business has responded to social issues in the U.S. so far and what they wish they would do moving forward.


Employee Offboarding Checklist: A Guide to Graceful Exits

May 24, 2021

Does your HR team put the same level of care into your offboarding process as your onboarding process? Amp up your onboarding process with the help of this checklist.


5 Predictions for the Future of Human Resources

Apr 19, 2021

From blended work environments to people analytics, there’s a lot to prepare for in the future of work. Get a head start by reading our predictions for the future of HR.


Paylocity vs. ADP : Which is right for your business?

Mar 6, 2021

Paylocity or ADP, which is right for your business? You need the right fit for your needs, goals and budget. This guide will help you compare the two and breakdown the pros and cons of each. Download the guide now! About Software Advice: Software Advice guides you through the software-buying process. Through one-on-one conversation and ...