12 06, 2016

Small Business HR- 4 Hot Topics for Employers in the Summer Season

2016-11-01T15:15:35+00:00

It’s just as easy for employers to get swept up in summer fun as it is for everyone else. However, when summer comes there are a few places in particular where employers need to cover their bases. Proper planning and communication with employees can help your small business limit liability and provide a safe and [...]

20 05, 2016

New Overtime Rules: Update for Small Business and Non-Profits

2016-11-15T18:19:30+00:00

The long awaited changes from the Department of Labor (DOL) to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) were issued on May 18, 2016 and will likely have a big impact on business, particularly small businesses and non-profits.  The changes to the FLSA are effective December 1, 2016 giving employers 6 months to make any necessary [...]

17 05, 2016

Hiring Your First Employee – An HR Guide

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

By: Lindsay Coobs Hiring your first employee is a big and important step for your small business. Many business leaders often feel overwhelmed at the prospect of bringing on new staff and do not know where to start. The HR Consultants at Employers Advantage are here to help make hiring employees less daunting. This guide [...]

19 04, 2016

How a Small Business Can Onboard Like a Pro!

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

Finally, after months of searching you’ve found just the right candidate and they’ve accepted the offer. Your work is finally finished, right? You can relax a little and so can the staff members who helped fill the void. After all, the point of searching for just the right person is to make things easier after [...]

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 [...]