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What if Top Talent Isn’t Banging Down the Door?

When a human resources professional posts a help wanted ad, the anticipation is they will be inundated with a slew of excellent candidates that are all overly qualified for the position, each an excellent fit with your company culture, and willing to …

Seven Expert Tips to Track Time Better

Tackling timekeeping can be a formidable challenge for any business owner. If you and your employees are lazy with timekeeping, you’re opening yourself up to financial hardship and a huge headache with a whole lot of hard work to fix the problems. One easy …

How Lazy Timekeeping Weakens the Bottom Line

As a small business owner, are you a real stickler for timekeeping accuracy or a little lax on the process, especially for your full-time exempt employees? If you are lazy about enforcing timekeeping, you’re opening yourself up to financial hardship and a …

HR How-To: The EEO-1

Small business owners may have received a letter in the mail from the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) about an EEO-1 survey. It looks intimidating and is full of government-speak with lots of forms, but is mandatory for compliance. This year’s …

Six Myths about Disabled Workers that Prevent Business Growth

Disabilities come in all different forms, from neurodiversity to mobility issues to vision and hearing challenges to mental health, even allergies. There are nearly 40 million Americans, or almost 13 percent of the American population, with a disability in 2015. This is …

Why Autism is an Ability and Asset for Employers

When we talk about hiring a diverse workforce, our minds automatically go to checking the race, culture and perhaps even sexuality “boxes” on the typical census form. However, there is an additional field of diversity that you perhaps haven’t thought of and …

Want to Grow Profitability? Look at HR for Help

As a business owner, when you think about how you can make your company profitable, your first thoughts are increasing sales, cutting costs and managing unavoidable expenses. Chances are you don’t think of human resources unless you want to add or cut …

How to Renew Focus on Diversity, Inclusion and Gender Equity

Business owners can help their companies grow and thrive with a renewed focus on diversifying the staff and creating a corporate culture that promotes equity and inclusion. This attention should be focused creating a diverse, inclusive culture for all the benefits and …

Proposed Marijuana Legislation Leaves Employers in the Weeds

While we hear a lot about the benefits of legalizing recreational marijuana—the business opportunities it provides, expungement of criminal records, where dispensaries will be located and the like—no one is talking about the human resource ramifications. Yes, decriminalizing recreational marijuana is a …

Why Evidence-Based Decision Making Will Grow your Company

A business owner wouldn’t make a decision without looking at the data behind it—what do the sales numbers look like? How much revenue do we need to make in order to offset the decision I’m about to make? Does it fit into …

Look In From The Outside. What Do Prospective Hires See?

If you’ve been in the HR game for a while, you know that human resources folks love nothing more than a new buzz word. The latest one? “New joiner experience.” This term basically captures everything that your employee faces when they come …

4 Ways to Ease Your HR Burden

Running your own business is not easy and more often than not you’ll feel like you’re being pulled in all kinds of directions and asked to wear more hats than you ever dreamed of. There is a solution – outsourcing employee benefit …
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