HOW TO CREATE A PAID TIME OFF POLICY FOR YOUR COMPANY

Among the benefits that employees want from their employers, paid time off (PTO) is often at the top of the list. Everyone needs time off to regroup and recharge their batteries — or take care of things in their personal lives — and the availability of PTO allows them to do that without a significant…

WHY HR MANAGEMENT DISTRACTS YOU FROM GROWING YOUR BUSINESS

Small to mid-sized business owners find themselves consumed by HR-related tasks, like payroll and workers comp, on a daily basis. Trying to wear all the hats in the business, these owners are unable to sit down and truly grow their brand as they worry about housekeeping chores that keep their attention and focus elsewhere. It’s…

MONTHLY NEWS ROUNDUP: NEW FORMS, LAWS, AND STANDARDS FOR HR

September was a busy month for human resources, between new laws taking effect and a number of major court decisions and major weather events affecting employers and the way they do business. Keep reading to learn more about these changes and how they may affect you. New I-9 Forms in Effect As of September 18,…

MANAGING SMALL-BUSINESS RECRUITING & TALENT: WHAT THE EXPERTS SAY

One of the primary functions of HR is to recruit, manage, and retain top talent. It’s also one of the most challenging functions that HR pros face on a daily basis. As the world of HR evolves, understanding what employees need and want from your company can make a big difference in your recruiting efforts…

HR OUTSOURCING 101: HOW TO OUTSOURCE HR THE RIGHT WAY

The benefits to a small business of outsourcing human resources are well established. From improving efficiency to ensuring compliance with employment laws, working with a PEO can save your business time, money, and a lot of headaches. However, deciding to work with a Professional Employer Organization (PEO) is only the first step. There are a…