GoCo Blog


Take your HR on the Go, with GoCo Mobile!

Access to GoCo’s all in one HR platform doesn’t have to stop when you leave the office. With GoCo’s new mobile app, you and your employees have access to the full power of GoCo directly from any iOS or Android device. Here are some of the highlights of what you can do inside the app: Request and Approve Time


Team Permissions – Full control over your team’s access

Wish you could have more control over what certain team members can view and manage for your company on GoCo?  Now you can with the improved Team Permissions! With this GoCo update, you’ll now be able to view and modify your Admins & Managers from the Permissions tab on the Team page. Admins: Customize Permissions Admins


Log into GoCo with Google, Slack, Microsoft & LinkedIn!

Say goodbye to having to type in your email and password when logging into GoCo! We’ve just launched a new feature that lets you log into GoCo by using an existing 3rd party account you have!  You can now start logging in with: Google Slack Microsoft Account LinkedIn or your GoCo email and password (same


Trends in Health Insurance Waiting Periods

A waiting period is the amount of time a new employee has to wait before benefits kick in.  A company can choose a 0-day, 30-day, 60-day or 90-day waiting period for medical benefits. The advantage of a longer waiting period is that the company saves a few months of premium payments on a new hire’s benefits.


Announcing GoCo’s new, improved Time Off tracking!

The new version of Time Off is here! Before, your team had to figure out how much time off they’ve earned by looking at their pay stub (or maybe even a spreadsheet) prior to submitting a PTO request on GoCo.  Now, you and your team can see how much time off they’ve earned right on GoCo! Setup Your Company’s


Managing Payroll Is Easier With GoCo

Our customers love that GoCo works with virtually every payroll on the market. Some of our customers choose to have us sync payroll data for them, while others prefer a more hands-on approach. In either case, the brand new Payroll Dashboard, being released today, provides a whole new level of transparency and control over your


Why it’s important to terminate an employee on GoCo as soon as s/he is actually terminated (especially for Texas employers)

If you are a Texas employer, Texas Senate Bill 51 impacts how you terminate employees from your health and dental plans. In a nutshell, you are required to provide coverage for the terminated employee until the end of the notification month. The notification month is the month that the insurance company finds out the employee has been terminated


Managing HR documents is now even better with GoCo!

Our goal is to simplify complex HR and compliance workflows so managing all of your employee’s documents is a breeze. We take your EXISTING company documents, and make them into “magic” templates so they can be signed digitally, and the structured data is stored in our HRIS system of record. We believe that collecting and

Announcing Automated State Tax Withholdings

It’s now easier than ever for employees to fill out their state tax withholding information during onboarding. And when they need to make changes, they can do it right from their profiles! When is state tax withholding collected? The collection of state tax withholding is determined by both an employee’s work location and home address.