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HR How-to: Set Up Your Employees for Remote Work Success

For many of us, 2020 was the year that we got to learn how to work remotely whether we liked it or not! Learning how to do it and mastering the skill of working from home are two completely different as anyone …

How Do Safety Programs Save Businesses Money?

A while back, we published a blog post citing data suggesting that investing in a workplace safety program can actually save businesses significant money (not to mention stress!) In fact, the survey, which was conducted by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), …

Switching Over to a PEO: What Exactly is Changing?

At baseline, acronyms are always confusing. But even after you learn what the PEO stands for (professional employer organization) it still doesn’t really make sense! So, acknowledging that there is a general lack of knowledge about what it is that we and our peers …

HR Trends in 2020

It’s hard to believe that we’re just about halfway through 2020, especially when internet memes would lead us to believe that March had 200 days and April really dragged on with a whopping 4,000 days! Add to that, this has been a …

HR How-to: Create A Job Description

Recruiting is big business. In fact, a recent study by the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) finds that companies spend an average of $4,000 per hire, although the figure can be considerably higher, up to 30% of the candidates salary if said …

HR How-to: Continue To Motivate Your Employees

Despite all that time spent at home during the pandemic, it is highly unlikely that your employees will return to the office feeling their best. For many, the past few months have been filled with a series of hardships, including changes in …

HR How-to: Discuss Salary During An Interview

The interview is going swimmingly and you sit, quite convinced, that you’ve finally landed on that super star candidate, the new employee who’s going to hit the ground running and propel your business to the next level. And then they ask about …

Why Are Companies Failing at Reskilling Employees?

By nature, businesses grow and evolve to best meet the needs of the industry or customers that they serve. Often, however, businesses implement these changes without training their staff, which can mean that implementation is prolonged or ineffective, resulting in far from …

What Are the Retirement Challenges for Older Employees?

You may have noticed that your older employees seem especially tense of late. When the pandemic hit, it caused the stock market to crash, which in turn caused many folks’ retirement accounts to take a real nose dive. While this is a …

When is it Time to Upgrade Your Payroll System?

When you first started your business, you probably ran your own payroll, until one too many mistakes or simply a lack of time forced you to explore the wonderful world of payroll systems; And what an upgrade it was! You felt supported …