Category : General

HR / General - 4 years ago

How to Create a PTO Program

In the past, many companies gave employees a certain number of paid days off for vacation, then some for sickness and a few more for personal time. These days, many employers are giving a lump sum of paid-time-off (PTO) days per year to cover any ty...

HR / General - 4 years ago

6 Strategies to Simplify Your Benefits Enrollment

Many experts are speculating that benefits enrollment will increase this year due to the new requirements of the Affordable Care Act’s individual mandate. With increased participation, you’ll want to have a well thought-out plan to make sure benefits...

HR / General - 4 years ago

3 Proven Ways to Reduce Your Workers’ Compensation Costs

If you’re looking for ways to save on workers’ compensation insurance, you’re well aware of the direct costs that you pay in premiums. But what you may not have considered are the indirect costs of on-the-job accidents and injuries, which go beyond w...

HR / General - 4 years ago

5 PEO Services You May Not Know Exist

You probably know that a professional employer organization (PEO) can help you with benefits and payroll. But that’s not all it has to offer. Many PEOs offer several services that can be just as, if not more, beneficial to your employees and organiza...

HR / General - 4 years ago

5 Tips for Recruiting Choosy Job Candidates

Job candidates who have hard-to-find skills can be picky about where and how they work. Positions that require specific certifications are always challenging to fill, as are industries where employees are in high demand, such as engineering, nursing,...

HR / General - 4 years ago

4 Big Reasons to Automate Your Expense Management

Too many companies today are still manually processing travel and entertainment (T&E) expense reports. If this includes yours, consider how much more efficient and cost-effective it might be to automate that process. 1. Save money On average, a...

HR / General - 4 years ago

Management Tips for a New Employee’s First Day

What are the most important things to do on a new employee’s first day? You have the basics down pat: collect a W-4 and I-9; explain your benefits enrollment process; give out a copy of the employee handbook. But your onboarding process shouldn’t sto...

HR / General - 4 years ago

4 Reasons a Military Veteran Might Be Your Best Hire

Your business is growing and you need to add people. You want to look at all the talent that’s available and go after the best candidates, but have you been overlooking a group of well-trained, ambitious workers? Veterans are leaving the military by...

HR / General - 4 years ago

How to Hire for a Job That You Don’t Understand

When you started your business, you thought you could handle it all yourself – sales, accounting, payroll, hiring, etc. Now, you’re not so sure. You’ve found yourself struggling – and truth be told, you don’t understand some of the nuances of certain...

HR / General - 4 years ago

5 Ways to Keep Your Best Candidates from Losing Interest

As applicants continue to apply to your job postings, you may feel a sense of accomplishment with your recruiting strategy. However, you may soon become overwhelmed with the number of incoming resumes, leaving you scrambling to keep up with your inbo...