Month: March 2014






There’s a wrong way and a right way to fire an employee. Do it the wrong way, and you could ruin your company’s reputation and deter new job candidates. Do it the right way, and you and your former employee can at least part ways with a minimum of hard feelings and some mutual respect. […]









The success of your company depends on your employees, and you can’t afford to replace them frequently. It can cost you 1/5 of an average annual salary to replace a manager or other mid-level employee, and it takes time to find another employee who can meet your company’s needs. The best solution, obviously, is to […]









Running a small to medium-sized business entails many challenges, and complying with workers’ compensation regulations is one of them. As a business owner, you don’t have the time to focus on running your business and keeping up with ever-evolving statutes. Outsourcing your workers’ compensation administration takes a huge benefits burden off your shoulders, saves you […]









If you own a small to mid-sized business, running your payroll operations in-house could be more trouble than it’s worth. If you make a mistake on an employee’s pay or fail to get payroll done in time, you could lose your employees’ trust or even your employees. That’s a hefty price to pay for doing […]









No matter what the size of your business, handling unemployment claims is daunting. A single claimant can cost your company quite a bit of money, especially considering that the average unemployment claimant collects about $330 a week in benefits. Plenty of businesses overpay when it comes to unemployment claims, too — yearly unemployment-related overpayments by […]









If you want to foster a safe work environment, you need to make a commitment to take safety seriously. Every member of the company, from the intern to the CEO, must understand that the health and safety of every worker is of the utmost importance. Every member of the company must be willing to make […]