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11 07, 2018

Health Benefits of Taking a Vacation

2019-05-05T16:40:08-04:00

Most Americans who are given paid vacation by their companies don’t take all of it. In two separate surveys, one reported on by Forbes that was conducted by Glassdoor and Harris Interactive showed that only 25 percent of Americans take all of the their paid vacation days and one conducted by Skift said that nearly 42 percent of Americans do not take [...]

Health Benefits of Taking a Vacation2019-05-05T16:40:08-04:00
28 06, 2018

How To Give Constructive Feedback and Avoid Common Mistakes

2019-05-05T16:44:00-04:00

If you’ve been in the workforce for any length of time, you’ve probably been on the receiving end of a disastrous feedback experience. For me, it was sitting in the Chicago airport, in the middle of the night on an overnight flight to Europe. I got a flaming email from my manager about a meeting [...]

How To Give Constructive Feedback and Avoid Common Mistakes2019-05-05T16:44:00-04:00
17 06, 2018

HR Services Case Study: Shifting from a Mom and Pop to a Growing Business

2019-05-05T17:15:05-04:00

We helped these new owners shape their vision for their business, and create an HR structure so they could focus on growth, not paperwork. […]

HR Services Case Study: Shifting from a Mom and Pop to a Growing Business2019-05-05T17:15:05-04:00
24 05, 2018

Is Your Workplace Sun Safe? Being OSHA Compliant

2019-05-08T15:21:54-04:00

May is Skin Cancer Awareness month and Skin Cancer is an important topic that needs to be talked about more. But why are WE talking about it and what does it have to do with Human Resources? It has a lot to do with Human Resources because it significantly affects employers who, primarily, are in [...]

Is Your Workplace Sun Safe? Being OSHA Compliant2019-05-08T15:21:54-04:00
15 04, 2018

HR Q and A: Corrective Action for an Employee with Medical Issues?

2019-05-08T15:25:24-04:00

Question from a business owner with a chronically ill employee: We're in a difficult situation with an employee. She was suspected of substance issues because of some erratic behavior, but then she recently told us that she has been diagnosed with MS. By itself, MS can explain some of the behavior and even forgetfulness, etc. [...]

HR Q and A: Corrective Action for an Employee with Medical Issues?2019-05-08T15:25:24-04:00
9 03, 2018

HR Q and A: Mileage Tracking on a Weekend

2019-05-08T15:23:49-04:00

Question from a Small Business Owner Regarding Mileage: Our Volunteer Coordinator periodically has to work on a Saturday to greet volunteers at our client's site, which is about 60 miles roundtrip from her home. Would she submit mileage for this? If it is a weekday and she has to go to our client site, she [...]

HR Q and A: Mileage Tracking on a Weekend2019-05-08T15:23:49-04:00
24 01, 2018

How to Handle Sexual Harassment Complaints: A Primer for Small Businesses

2019-05-08T15:20:13-04:00

Our owner, Deanna Arnold, contributed to this article published in Insureon.com on January 9, 2018: Recent sexual harassment complaints out of Hollywood, such as allegations against Harvey Weinstein, have prompted many businesses to reevaluate how these situations should be handled in the workplace. If you don't have an HR department, handling these incidents can be even [...]

How to Handle Sexual Harassment Complaints: A Primer for Small Businesses2019-05-08T15:20:13-04:00
14 12, 2017

A Small Business HR Cleanup Checklist for the New Year

2019-05-08T15:18:24-04:00

With a new year comes new employment laws, so it’s a good time for small businesses to tackle an HR cleanup of all employee files and make sure your compliance is in line. Not only is it smart to keep your employee records straight for your company’s own use and benefit, but also to avoid [...]

A Small Business HR Cleanup Checklist for the New Year2019-05-08T15:18:24-04:00
16 10, 2017

The Power and Potential of a Job Description

2017-10-31T09:44:26-04:00

When it comes to your human resource needs, we offer what you need, when you need it: whether that’s help with a sticky situation or a seemingly simple task. For example, writing job descriptions. That sounds easy enough. Just recycle what your company has used in the past or a quick Google search, some cutting [...]

The Power and Potential of a Job Description2017-10-31T09:44:26-04:00
10 10, 2017

Small Business Liability and How To Mitigate It

2017-12-20T13:52:51-04:00

As a business owner, it's your responsibility to do everything within your means to limit risk and to keep the business running smoothly. But a lot of small business owners don’t realize how liable they are while running their companies. Doctors, sky diving companies, and daycare centers are just a few professions generally associated with [...]

Small Business Liability and How To Mitigate It2017-12-20T13:52:51-04:00