How to Prevent Frivolous Lawsuits Against your Company

Parting ways with an employee is often a tough situation. No matter what the circumstances – whether the employee was fired, got laid off, or quit – turnover takes a toll on your business. That’s why, once a troubled employee is gone and you’re on track with a new...

Hiring: When Does Using a Recruiter Make Sense?

Have a position open? Whether that’s because a worker has left the team or you’re expanding your workforce, finding the right candidate can be tough. Many businesses prefer to hire professional recruiters to find the right talent, while others handle all hiring...

Modernizing Your Time and Attendance Tracking? Go Digital

Many elements affect a business’ bottom line – supplies, prices, rent/real estate, etc. No matter what industry you’re in, however, there’s a good chance that your largest expense is labor. Time is valuable, and therefore expensive. That’s why accurate time and...

How to use Social Media to Screen Job Candidates

Have a position to fill? If you’re in the hiring process, you may be feeling a bit stressed. You want to fill that position as quickly as possible because every day it sits open, you lose money. But you also want to hire the right person, or that could cost you more...

Dreaded Dress Code Violations? Here’s how to Address Them

When it comes to creating a professional, productive company culture, many companies have a strategy that includes elements like a friendly breakroom, company outings, and rewards for exhibiting company values. One element that’s often overlooked, however, is dress...

Fired! 5 Tips to Avoid a Wrongful Termination Lawsuit

Terminating employees is, unfortunately, all part of business. It’s an uncomfortable situation for everyone and throws a wrench in both your, and the terminated employee’s, plans. And a wrongful termination lawsuit could make it all so much worse. Even if you haven’t...

New Hires? How to Keep Them Inspired

When a new hire walks into work their first day, they usually have an energy about them that enables them to throw themselves into learning and working hard for you. But after a while, many new hires lose that motivation. They don’t seem as happy and performance is...

How to Perform an Efficient Payroll Audit

Is it time to time a payroll audit in your company? Doing so could help you save money, but it does require a bit of an investment to conduct the audit. The trick is to do an efficient audit – one that answers all your questions without pulling you or your staff away...

Exempt or Non-Exempt? What Small Businesses Need to Know

If you’re a small business making the leap to hiring employees, you’re on your way up! With hiring comes new responsibilities, the most confusing of which can be whether a position should be classified as exempt or non-exempt. Exempt vs. Non-Exempt Employees You may...

How to Improve Company Culture with Exit Interviews

Moving on is a part of life and it’s a part of employment. Employees leave their current positions for a variety of reasons, some of which you can control and some of which you can’t. Exit interviews are the best way to find out why employees leave your company, and...