HR Consultants Benefit Growing Businesses

One of the functional areas often neglected by small and medium-sized businesses is human resources. The reasoning is easy enough to understand. When a company is in its early stages, focused on establishing itself and carving out a niche in a highly competitive business environment, production, operational and front line staffing tend to take priority…

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How Businesses Benefit from a PEO

What is a PEO? PEO stands for Professional Employer Organization and is a company that typically works with small and medium sized businesses, helping them with a wide range of human resource and back office needs. The largest trade organization for the industry is NAPEO (National Association of Professional Employer Organizations), formed in 1984 and…

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DRESS CODE ARTICLE

Perhaps your employees wear uniforms and company hats.  Or maybe suit and tie is the standard garb in your workplace.  If not, your probably one of many employers that struggle with developing and enforcing a company dress code that fits the time.  Here are some things to consider and some tips to help you when…

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CONTROL THE COST OF UNEMPLOYMENT

The latest numbers from the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) show the unemployment rate reaching 6.7% and rising as of November of this year.  Many think that unemployment only affects the unemployed. But have your really thought about how it affects your organization and your current employees? Unemployment insurance replaces part of the income you…

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SAFETY AND OSHA

During the years I have been involved in the EH&S sector of business I am amazed at the attitude many companies and management take toward safety and compliance with OSHA standards. In many cases the general attitude is “I am a small company with only fifteen employees’, OSHA isn’t going to take time to visit…

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