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Check out our weekly blog posts and see the latest news and discussions happening in the HR world of business.

What’s More Important: Professional Qualities or A Fitting Personality?

As we’ve touched on multiple times, finding the right candidate for your help wanted ad is crucial – after all, bringing someone on board and training them for the job is an expensive endeavor, but letting them go when they don’t pan …

Ice, Ice Baby: How To Avoid An Injury From Slipping on Ice

For the most part, this winter season has been fairly mild with snow and ice, but simply typing that statement makes it feel like we’re practically inviting a multi-foot snowfall! As a result, we’re here to deliver some top tips for preventing …

Further Education for your employees on your dime: Good or bad?

In survey after survey, opportunities for education and “upskilling” – whereby you enhance the skills of your existing workforce – are among the benefits that employees’ value most. But is providing this teaching good or bad for business? Below, we explore the …

We’re not sharing! Should your company consider non-competes?

A recent study from the Economic Policy Institute suggests that a staggering 60 million workers in the private sector have signed non-competes, raising the question of whether you should require one for your employees? Let’s start with the basics: A non-compete is …

Pay Equity Lawsuits May Become More Commonplace Following Federal Decision

While we were all busy decking the halls ahead of the winter holidays, a federal appeals court was busy paving the way for more employees to sue their employers for pay biases. In the case in question, an employee sued Systemax, an …

Could Your Company Benefit From a 360-review System?

The typical employee review process entails a manager – or even the big boss – dishing out a rating for employees based on metrics important to their success in the role and in the broader company. However, for some folks, their higher …

8 Simple Ways to Save Energy in 2020

In the spirit of New Year’s resolutions, we wanted to profile one initiative that could not only better your business, but also benefit the greater world. We’re talking about simple things you, as a small business owner, can do to save energy …

Can You Let This Person Go? What are YOUR Rights?

Making the decision to terminate an employee is never an easy one. Cases where someone has a documented history of poor performance, or where they broke a major company policy, seem like clear reason to let someone go. However, there are far …

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. …