24 05, 2018

Is Your Workplace Sun Safe? Being OSHA Compliant

2018-05-25T09:58:37+00:00

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 Compliant2018-05-25T09:58:37+00:00
9 03, 2018

HR Q and A: Mileage Tracking on a Weekend

2018-04-16T22:30:01+00:00

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 Weekend2018-04-16T22:30:01+00:00
24 01, 2018

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

2018-01-24T13:58:55+00:00

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 Businesses2018-01-24T13:58:55+00:00
15 01, 2018

1099 Contractor or Employee? Misclassify and Lose Big

2018-01-15T22:20:37+00:00

There has been an increased amount of attention on the misclassification of the employees as independent 1099 contractors, particularly over the past few years, and particularly in the construction industry. That is now amplified for all employers in the state of North Carolina with the new Employee Fair Classification Act (EFCA) that went into effect [...]

1099 Contractor or Employee? Misclassify and Lose Big2018-01-15T22:20:37+00:00
20 12, 2017

Workplace Harassment: Creating a Culture of Support

2018-05-09T19:59:00+00:00

Workplace harassment needs to stop. The unfortunate truth, however, is that it won’t ever completely stop. There will always be harassment & discrimination and there will always be someone that thinks it’s ok to treat someone else in a way that they don’t want to be treated. With that, business owners and managers have a [...]

Workplace Harassment: Creating a Culture of Support2018-05-09T19:59:00+00:00
14 12, 2017

A Small Business HR Cleanup Checklist for the New Year

2017-12-14T13:14:29+00:00

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 Year2017-12-14T13:14:29+00:00
8 11, 2017

How to Address and Manage Poor Performance in the Workplace

2018-04-16T22:32:11+00:00

Performance management is one of the most significant duties of a manager or small business owner, and addressing poor performance is essential to operating a successful business. While managers often view this as one of their least favorite job responsibilities, the ability to motivate and mentor employees through performance feedback is a valuable skill and [...]

How to Address and Manage Poor Performance in the Workplace2018-04-16T22:32:11+00:00
10 10, 2017

Small Business Liability and How To Mitigate It

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

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+00:00
6 09, 2017

Hurricane Prep for the Workplace

2018-05-09T19:44:32+00:00

With Hurricane Irma set for a landfall in Florida, South Carolina or North Carolina, it is important for employers to be prepared and make sure that employees know what to expect when it comes to inclement weather situations before, during and after the storm. Employers can do this by having an Inclement Weather Policy, Communication [...]

Hurricane Prep for the Workplace2018-05-09T19:44:32+00:00
18 07, 2017

Summer Survival Tips for the Workplace

2018-05-09T19:44:51+00:00

Ahhh, summer… School is out, the pool is open, and ice cream is on the menu. If only we were still kids and could kick our feet up and while away the summer days poolside. Instead, unless you’re a role that gives you the summers off, chances are, your days are spent just like the [...]

Summer Survival Tips for the Workplace2018-05-09T19:44:51+00:00