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2 02, 2016

Uncomfortable Conversations With Employees

2016-11-01T15:15:36+00:00

Are you reluctant to confront a sensitive issue with an employee because you are unsure how to address it? Are you worried how they will respond? Having difficult conversations at work is never fun. When you throw in sensitive topics, like bad behavior, skimpy clothing and body odor, you might need extra help from HR [...]

14 10, 2015

Halloween at the Office: An Employer’s Guide to Preventing a Horror Story

2016-12-12T13:12:37+00:00

Halloween at the office can provide an excellent opportunity for your staff to enjoy some down time at the office, team build with fun activities, and boost office morale. However, Halloween can also open up the door to a lot of liability for the employer if it’s not managed correctly. Even seasoned HR pros avoid [...]

21 09, 2015

Is your employee background check process compliant?

2016-11-01T15:15:36+00:00

While much of the legislation surrounding hiring is widely known and properly applied, rules applying to background checks are often overlooked simply because employers are unaware of them. After all why would you request a background check from a candidate and not use the information obtained when making hiring decisions? Although it’s legal to obtain [...]

12 08, 2015

I-9 Compliance – Errors, Omissions, and Mistakes: Important Tips for I-9 Compliance

2016-11-01T15:15:36+00:00

By: Employers Advantage HR Company The I-9 form isn’t very long but failing to fill it out correctly can cost a company big bucks. It’s important to understand that whether the error is in the employee section of the I-9, or the employer section, the employer is always the one responsible for making sure the [...]

8 08, 2015

Networking Event / At Will Employment & HR For Small Business – A Round-table Discussion

2016-11-01T15:15:36+00:00

Join us for networking and an opportunity to have a meaningful discussion with other small business owners about at will employment and Human Resources compliance for small business. September 18th- Huntersville / Lake Norman-  Water Bean Coffee on Sam Furr Road - to RSVP, Click HERE. September 25th - South Park / Charlotte- Mugs Coffee Shop on [...]

7 08, 2015

Employers Advantage HR Company Marks 5 Years Helping Small Business Owners Succeed

2016-11-01T15:15:36+00:00

Q&A with Deanna Arnold, Owner of Employers Advantage HR Company & Lead HR Consultant in Charlotte & Lake Norman. This Q&A originally appeared in anniversary print edition of the CBJ.   What is the primary mission of your hr company?   Employers Advantage HR Company provides practical and effective Human Resources solutions consistent with the needs [...]

24 07, 2015

Employee Relations: Workplace Conflict Resolution

2016-11-01T15:15:36+00:00

Small business owners are busy. So, who has time to spend on a couple of feuding employees? After all, they’ll work it out eventually, right? Not so fast. Although no small business owner wants to tackle it, workplace conflict resolution is an important part of employee relations and it should be handled with care. Two [...]

22 07, 2015

3 Common Misconceptions about an HR Consultant

2016-11-01T15:15:36+00:00

  An HR Consultant can be a valuable resource to small business owners who aren’t ready for a full time HR person, or even a business that needs someone to compliment the skills of an inhouse HR person. However, There are plenty misconceptions about HR Consultants and how they work with small business. If your [...]

18 07, 2015

What to Consider if You Decide to Get an Employee Handbook for a Small Business

2016-11-01T15:15:36+00:00

Everyone has an employee handbook, so they must be important right? They are. A good employee handbook can help you limit liability, tailor policies to make your business more productive, and help your staff know how to handle things. So here is an HR consultant's perspective on the most important things to consider when you [...]