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  • Payroll: Let’s Talk About It

    Payroll. \nSome may cringe at the sight of that word. To them, it means juggling a lot of work, keeping track of what seems like a thousand things at once, and an overall headache. Of course, it’s important to all of us. Employees are waiting on the paycheck, and nobody wants issues with the...
  • Does Someone Come to the Office Every Week When Outsourcing HR?

    For many companies, outsourcing HR is a new idea. Having an internal HR department is the old way, and more and more companies are realizing that HR outsourcing is the faster, cheaper, more efficient way to manage human resources. But because HR outsourcing is new for some, a lot of questions...
  • Nobody Likes A Bad Manager

    There are a great number of us who have horror stories about managers or supervisors who were horrible. Maybe it was a manager who yelled, was repulsive, or downright rude and disrespectful. Whether it was at one of your first jobs or maybe later on in your career, it’s likely that you could...
  • 10 Trends Reshaping Human Resources

    A new wave of trends has been slowly emerging, but some recurring themes are likely to contribute to the new Human Resources landscape.
  • Handling a Distributed or Remote Workforce

    It is no secret that remote work is on the rise. While there is no shortage of statistics to help confirm this trend, Forbes argues that the most telling indication is companies’ willingness to hire remote employees. Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, only 12% of companies surveyed said they would...
  • Why Outsource Benefits Administration?

    Benefits administration can be something that is somewhat of a bit of a conundrum. Yes it’s important to provide the right kinds of benefits to your employee’s, yet at the same time, you want the most cost-effective model set in place. You want to do what’s right for your employee’s, but at the...
  • A Guide to Outsourcing HR

    Your organization is growing, and along with it, your bottom line. You and your employees are proud of your business’s success, but as time passes, you’ve observed that your coworkers are spending more time on paperwork administration and less time on strategy. You know your enterprise needs...
  • Employee Appreciation Ideas: 63 Epic Ways To Reward Your Staff

    Whether you own a small business with a handful of employees or a large corporation employing thousands of people, you pay them with the understanding that they are doing their job to ensure your continued success. It sounds cut and dried, but when you add in the human dynamic, emotions come...
  • Veterans: Their Skills and The Workplace

    Our thanks to veterans could never be thoroughly conveyed through words alone, but we continue to try each and every day to express our gratitude to them. Our support extends to those who have served and are currently serving, both abroad and at home. When soldiers come home, the transition from...
  • 6 Reasons Payroll Annoys Us All

    Ah yes, Payroll. The seemingly most annoying portion of HR, or so at least some say… But it doesn’t have to be. Payroll can be streamlined, quick, and efficient with all the proper securities and protocols set in place. Usually, however, the best way to do this is to outsource this HR function....
  • Advantages of Outsourced Payroll

    Advantages of Outsourced payroll: You immediately free up precious time from getting consumed by repetitive tasks and ultimately add to the productivity, which is one those critical areas of your business which may not directly affect the sales, but it involves rewarding the most important...
  • Put down those cell phones!

    Everywhere you turn, there is usually someone sitting on their cell phone. They’re either passing time, trying to look busy, or maybe even actually get work done. However, the smarter our phones become, the more employee engagement/productivity seems to decrease. While there are plenty of other...
  • Don’t Let that Vacation Time Go To Waste

    Taking vacations with my family has always been one of my greatest joys. When I was a kid, my parents would pile a ridiculous amount of luggage into the hatchback, somehow cram my siblings and I in the back, and off we went, singing songs and playing car games. Now, I’m the parent, and I’m...
  • Feedback – Take It and Run With It

    Feedback. It’s something that we all strongly desire or want to run away from. The impact of it can also depend on how it’s delivered. What do you do with poorly or not thorough feedback? Harvard lecturer and founder of the Triad Consulting Group Sheila Heen lectures how to take any and all...
  • A Match Not Made in Heaven: The Disconnect Between Job Seekers and Companies Hiring

    This week I came across a new survey published by FlexJobs¹ that revealed 48% of unemployed job seekers are frustrated in their job search because they are not finding the right jobs to apply to. That survey also showed that 47% are actively looking outside their current career to find...
  • Employees and Productivity Levels

    While this cartoon might be a bit of an exaggeration, we could all most likely agree that this depicts exactly what catching an employee being very unproductive looks like. Whether it’s in human resources and administration or another industry, it’s likely that you have been in the same...
  • Employee Venting On Social Media

    With the explosion of social media, we as business owners and managers seemed to have developed a love/hate relationship with its popularity and easy access. On the one hand, it gives us a platform to market our goods and services to zillions of people. However, those same zillions of people are...
  • HR in Turbulent Times

    If you have not noticed, we are in turbulent times. Do you ever feel like sometimes chaos follows you everywhere you go? We’ve all been there, but in the world of human resources and administration, chaos can escalate quickly (and often). Like most HR leaders, this isn’t our first rodeo at...
  • Does Your Leadership Inspire Greatness?

    If you were to play a game of charades and the clue was “leadership” how would you act that out? I’m imagining that you would stand tall, shake your finger as if you were barking out orders and point to each individual as if you were directing them. Obviously, you would be overacting in order to...
  • Is Employee Volunteering Good For Business?

    Increasingly, today’s employees are entering the workforce with an expectation that volunteering will be a part of their professional careers. Millennials, specifically, are already very accustomed to volunteering and tend to gravitate toward companies that have Corporate Social Responsibility...
  • Learning To Manage Millennials In The Workplace

    Like every new generation that enters (and usually disrupts) the existing workforce, those born in the 1980s and 1990s, are tending to get a bad rap. On more than several occasions, I hear from colleagues and HR professionals how this “new generation” is lazy, narcissistic, entitled and utterly...
  • Workers’ Compensation Claims: Take Precautions

    Here are two critical questions: How often are Workers’ Compensation claims filed against your company? And how often do you contest them? The answers are important.
  • What is The Employee Onboarding Process?

    Onboarding is the process in which new employees are hired and trained in what is expected of them when they start a new job. Often, the importance of this step as a crucial part of onboarding is overlooked, and an employee is hired, quickly trained, and left to fend for themselves and sink or...
  • 3 Ways to Stop Toxic Co-worker

    At some point or another everyone in life will encounter a toxic coworker. The ratio of crazy people is just too high. Avoiding them is a good strategy to start, but it’s really not enough. You have to get tactical when you are confined to the same office, and especially if your work coincides...
  • Does Nancy Negative Work in Your Office?

    I don’t know about you, but it’s amazing to me how one bad attitude can affect an entire organization. Over the years, I have found that nothing affects employee morale more insidiously than persistent negativity in the workplace. It seems to just sap the energy out of your organization and...