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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 …

Workplace Hazards and Safety Impact Bottom Line

When it comes to safety, sometimes it just feels like “just one more thing to worry about and do,” and thus gets pushed to the bottom of the to-do list, where it languishes until someone falls off that ladder/tips over a filing …

Think Payroll Compliance Now to Prevent Headaches Later

As an HR pro, you know that payroll gets “run” every two weeks, but you may not be aware of what the process really entails and how important the issue of compliance is. While it isn’t entirely necessary that you learn the …

Be in the Know: Extra Benefits of a PEO Make You an HR Star

If you talk to a small business owner about why they might retain the services of a Professional Employer Organization (PEO), they’ll probably trot out some line about being able to assuage themselves of all things human resources related so that they can …

Importance of Proper Worker Classification on the Bottom Line

Take a quick headcount in your office. How many people are currently in the office? How many are part time or full time? Do you know how they are classified? How you classify your employees means a lot to how you account …

Checklist: Enrollment Time Doesn’t Have to be Hard

For the small business owner, the annual benefits enrollment process can be complex, especially since employees want to be educated about benefits and any changes that result from federal and state reforms. They will be looking to you, their employer, to provide this …

Need Help with Compliance? PEO to the Rescue

Staying compliant with the approximately 180 federal and state business and labor laws is integral to the success of your business. There’s a lot of things to consider in order to ensure your company remains compliant, between deadlines, law changes, reporting requirements …

Quiz: How Many of These Common HR Problems Do You Have?

Being a human resources professional isn’t easy. You know there is a lot to worry about—payroll, benefits, compliance and safety, just to name a few. Support is out there with Professional Employer Organizations (PEO). To understand how a PEO can provide human …

Mom Was Right! Sitting Up Straight Essential for Employee Health, Bottom Line

Many workers sit all day long, whether at the office, in the car or even during leisure time. This behavior can be hazardous to your employee’s health and safety, especially if they are not sitting correctly. Half of computer users have posture …

9 Simple Workplace Safety Tips Protect Bottom Line

Safety at work should be a focus for every business owner every day.  Employers pay an estimated almost $1 billion per week for direct workers’ compensation costs alone, according to the U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Health and Safety Administration. This $1 …

Survey Reveals Employees Unsure of HR’s Role

There is a pretty big divide when it comes to what employees think their human resources department is responsible for and what the department actually does, according to new survey. While employees understand some core HR functions such as handling employee disputes …

How Is Worker’s Compensation Calculated?

Workers’ compensation can be tricky to understand. Even though most businesses in the United States are required to have a workers’ comp policy, many questions linger as to how the policy works and how compensation rates are calculated. Each state mandates its …
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