14 12, 2017

A Small Business HR Cleanup Checklist for the New Year


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 Year2017-12-14T13:14:29-04:00
16 10, 2017

The Power and Potential of a Job Description


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


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
25 09, 2017

Free HR Support for Florida’s Small Businesses


Always do the right thing. It’s the number one core value of our company. And right now, doing the right thing for us means helping small businesses in Florida that were impacted by Hurricane Irma. We are offering FREE HR support to small businesses in Florida through October 15th. Ironically, last week we talked about how [...]

Free HR Support for Florida’s Small Businesses2018-05-09T19:43:13-04:00
8 09, 2017

How Small Businesses Can Weather the Storms of Change


Businesses face change all the time, driven both by internal or external influences. So you can be certain that, somewhere along the journey of your business, you will encounter a fork in the road and face the need to change. Most people, in particular your employees, are uncomfortable with change because it interferes with their [...]

How Small Businesses Can Weather the Storms of Change2018-05-09T19:52:52-04:00
6 09, 2017

Hurricane Prep for the Workplace


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 Workplace2018-05-09T19:44:32-04:00
14 05, 2017

Small Business Benefit Options


As a small business owner, the thought is often that you can’t compete with the larger companies when it comes to benefit offerings. Clients of Employers Advantage and other small business owners often say to us, “We want to do something, but we don’t know what to do”. The good news is, there are options for [...]

Small Business Benefit Options2018-05-09T19:53:17-04:00
5 05, 2017

What is Sexual Harassment?


Deanna Arnold, PHR, SHRM-CP of Employers Advantage LLC wrote an article in the April 2017 issue of Lake Norman Woman Magazine on the topic of Sexual Harassment. This topic is important for both employees and employers to be aware of and be sure that they do what is necessary to prevent and stop Sexual Harassment in the [...]

What is Sexual Harassment?2017-10-31T11:07:07-04:00
12 06, 2016

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


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 [...]

Small Business HR- 4 Hot Topics for Employers in the Summer Season2016-11-01T15:15:35-04:00
20 05, 2016

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


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 [...]

New Overtime Rules: Update for Small Business and Non-Profits2018-05-09T19:56:40-04:00