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Is It THAT Bad To Let Your Employees’ Rebel?

As the leader of your business, you’re the one that gets to make the rules and the expectation is that, of course, your employees will follow said rules. However, a groundbreaking book from a Harvard University professor suggests that it is the …

Are Your Payroll and Payroll Taxes Being Done Legally?

When we think about payroll, we typically just think about the act of issuing paychecks to employees. However, if you’ve ever tried to run payroll on your own, you know that there is FAR more to it than simply cutting a check. …

Why Is It Important To Have Yearly Reviews With Your Employees?

If you’ve hung around here for a while, you know that we’re big fans of giving feedback regularly to employees. We love the idea of informal check-ins, coaching in the moment, high fives for a job well done, and even just more …

What Is Co-Employment?

If there’s one thing small business owners don’t need in their life, it’s another buzz word. But, alas, 2020 has rolled around and suddenly folks are talking about the concept of co-employment. Below, we outline what it is, how it can benefit …

Is Human Resources Having an Identity Crisis?

To make sense of the way that children grow and develop, theorist Erik Erikson identified a series of stages of psychosocial development. Stage 5, which generally occurs as children enter their teen years, refers to the identity versus role confusion stage, wherein …

4 Ways to Ensure Your Company Culture Lives Up to the Hype

In the past year, we’ve talked a lot about the idea of having a company culture and how this culture can be used to not only create a happy existing company workforce, but also as a selling point to attract new hires …

Giving Back is the Gift that Gives Back to Your Business

In the run up to the holidays, we think a great deal about how we can help others less fortunate than ourselves and it organically leads to an uptick in participation in various charity initiatives – be it fundraising efforts, sponsoring a …

Do You Have a Place for Employees in Crisis?

When we see a coworker upset, our first port of call is to check in with them, find out what’s going on, and see how we can help. But, realistically, as an employer, our ability to “fix” things is often limited. Enter …

The Direct Connection Between HR and the Bottom Line

Typically, when we think about the “money makers” for the company, we think about the folks in sales, the account management people who keep customers coming back for more, and even the marketing folks for positioning our products or services in the …

Are Boomerang Employees Ever a Good Idea?

It’s a tale as old as time. You have a great employee who employee leaves for an amazing new job opportunity and then shows up again weeks, months or even years later in response to an open job posting. Dubbed boomerang employees, …

Employee Growth, Opportunity Encouraged by Reskilling

Sometimes the right person for the job is right under your nose. However, it’s the rare occasion when an individual has all the training and skills necessary for said job. In fact, just about every move, whether a promotion or lateral, will …

Are you ready for new Equal Pay Mandates?

When the equal pay act was first ushered in 1963, it laid the ground-work for men and women to receive equal pay for equal work. Specifically, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) states that the bill “prohibits sex-based wage discrimination between men …