31 05, 2019

Trust Us – You Want Your Employees to Have Side Hustles

2019-05-31T13:29:22-04:00

Let’s talk about side hustles. That’s right -- we said it. The Gen Z and Millennial side hustle. (GASP!) If you’re wondering what on earth a side hustle is – it’s not Jay-Z’s new single. It’s something most Gen Z and Millennials are doing to earn a little cash on the side. They’re working a [...]

Trust Us – You Want Your Employees to Have Side Hustles2019-05-31T13:29:22-04:00
14 01, 2019

What Can You Do to Prevent Harassment in the Workplace?

2019-05-03T10:24:42-04:00

Since the birth of the #MeToo social media movement in October 2017, the #MeToo hashtag has been used 19 million times on Twitter alone.¹ This wide-spreading movement was a sobering reminder that abuses of power commonly occur, and are often unreported. However, over the past year, as both women and men have encouraged one another [...]

What Can You Do to Prevent Harassment in the Workplace?2019-05-03T10:24:42-04:00
1 01, 2019

An Overview of 2019 HR Updates

2019-05-03T10:42:43-04:00

Hello 2019! 2018 was a busy year from a regulation change standpoint, so that means a lot of things are different for companies in 2019. We are seeing more and more that employment laws and regulations are being changed at the state and local levels, more so than at the federal level. Things move a little [...]

An Overview of 2019 HR Updates2019-05-03T10:42:43-04:00
19 12, 2018

Celebrating the Holidays and Diversity in the Workplace

2019-05-03T10:50:04-04:00

The winter holidays are a great opportunity for employees to bond over social events and sugar cookies, but they can also be a source of conflict for HR managers, who must make sure the season doesn’t lead to hurt feelings, discomfort or worse—a charge of religious discrimination. […]

Celebrating the Holidays and Diversity in the Workplace2019-05-03T10:50:04-04:00
12 12, 2018

3 Outdated HR Practices to Lose in 2019

2019-05-03T10:55:24-04:00

Do you know why your company engages in the HR practices that it does? If you are applying HR practices simply because your policies are “how it’s done,” it may be time to take a second look at your handbook. Sure, it can be easy to develop HR policies that reflect practices you’re familiar with, [...]

3 Outdated HR Practices to Lose in 20192019-05-03T10:55:24-04:00
14 11, 2018

Attract Top Talent with Unconventional Benefits

2019-05-05T15:46:22-04:00

According to a recent survey, 80% of employees would choose additional benefits over a pay raise.¹ Yep, that means that big paychecks are no longer motivating today’s workforce. Our flexible, technology-driven environment impacts what people expect out of their jobs, regardless of generation. Instead of being driven by large salaries, employees are now inspired by experiences [...]

Attract Top Talent with Unconventional Benefits2019-05-05T15:46:22-04:00
25 10, 2018

The Wizard Behind the Curtain: Demystifying Compensation Management

2019-05-05T15:57:29-04:00

Guest Article by Marc Mullis of PayformancePartners.com   Fall is such a great time of year. The weather is getting cool. The leaves are becoming vibrant yellows and reds. As a kid I always looked forward to seeing the Wizard of Oz in the fall. What a great story. A group of friends trying to help [...]

The Wizard Behind the Curtain: Demystifying Compensation Management2019-05-05T15:57:29-04:00
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
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