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Using HR Consultants – How to Effectively Outsource HR Functions

Human Resources is often so intimately involved in the day to day operations of a company that a lot of employers wonder if they could ever effectively outsource it. Small business can not only effectively outsource HR to a managed services team, but can run a stronger company and more productive workforce with an external

4 Hot Topics for Employers in the Summer Season

With the summer season comes a few things in particular that companies need to consider. Here are a few hot topics that may apply to your business: • Dress Code – The warmer season is a great time to revisit your company dress code and remind employees of what your guidelines are for appropriate work attire

Top 5 Wage & Hour Mistakes that Small Businesses Make

The Fair Labor Standards Act and State Wage and Hour laws regulate things such as overtime pay, minimum wage, record-keeping and more for virtually every employer, regardless of size or sector. Violations of federal and state Wage and Hour regulations can completely shut a business down, particularly a small business, because the costs associated with

4 Reasons Why Job Descriptions are Essential to a Small Business

The Wikipedia definition of a job description is “a list that a person might use for general tasks, or functions and responsibilities of a position. It may often include to whom the position reports, specifications such as the qualifications or skills needed by the person in the job, or a salary range.” This is a

6 Tips to Stay Compliant as Form I-9 Audits Increase

The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 states that employers may only hire employees that are legally authorized to work in the United States and with that, employers must verify the identity and work authorization of anyone hired by completing the Employment Eligibility and Verification Form, known as the I-9. Even though this law

New Year, New Rules: Time to Review and Revise

Each New Year brings with it new laws, rules and regulations based on the trends of business and human resources management. Here are just a few things that are happening in 2015 that employers need to be aware of and apply to their business if it makes sense. Email for Work Use Only – Most

New Year Means New Rules and Time to Review and Revise

With each New Year come new laws, rules and regulations based on the trends of business and human resources management. Here are just a few things that are happening in 2015 that employers need to be aware of and apply to their business as applicable: Email for work use only – Most companies either have

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Inexpensive Employee Benefits that Deliver Major Value

When it comes to a small business, every penny counts, just like every employee counts, to the successful operation of the business. But if health insurance and major benefits are too expensive for you to offer, how do you balance being able to recruit and retain good employees with benefits and incentives while keeping an

End of Year Human Resources Guide

Don’t look now, but it is Dec. 15 and 2015 is right around the corner. There are a lot of things to do in a small business to close out the year and prepare for the next, so here are some tips and to-dos to help guide you through the human resource side of your

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Five Key Ways to Stay Out of Court

When it comes to business, there are so many things that a business owner needs to do and think about to keep the business running. The last thing they need is a lawsuit related to employment matters that can be easily avoided. Here are five tips to avoid employment lawsuits: Document, Document, Document – The

Tips for Planning the Company Holiday Party and End of Year Celebrations

‘Tis the season for holiday festivities, end of year celebrations and employee recognition but it is also a time of year that can be a source of liability for an employer if not handled properly. Here are a few quick tips for planning the upcoming company event(s): Plan Ahead – Come up with a plan of

Employee Benefits That Don’t Cost A Lot of Money, But Provide A Lot of Value

When it comes to a small business every penny counts, just like every employee counts, to the successful operation of the business. But with health insurance and major benefits being too expensive for most small businesses to offer, how do you balance being able to recruit and retain good employees with benefits and incentives while