How Should Employers Handle Harassment Complaints?

August 9, 2022

You hope it never happens—the dreaded harassment complaint. But you work with humans, and workplace harassment still occurs today. In fact, the EEO reports that discrimination based on retaliation, disability, race, or sex makes up more than 30% of all charges.  Employers are responsible for ensuring safe and healthy workplaces. This includes taking steps to… Read More »

Why an Anti-Harassment Policy is Essential for Every Employer

August 2, 2022

There’s a lot of talk about workplace harassment right now, from bullying to sexual harassment. And rightfully so: It’s a serious problem that can have lasting effects on victims and their careers.  But what does an anti-harassment policy do for employers? A good one will not only help prevent harassment but also keep the company… Read More »

Is Juneteenth a Federal Holiday? What It Means for Employers

July 12, 2022

Although significant holiday changes don’t occur frequently, employers who offer paid time off (PTO) and follow the federal holidays must stay on top of legal holiday additions. You’ll need to: Update your holiday and PTO policy. Be aware of how holidays affect payroll and processing direct deposits. Keep up with your state’s legal holiday requirements.… Read More »

5 Ways Outsourced HR Puts Your Employees First

June 28, 2022

As your small business grows, one of your primary concerns is how you can continue providing the support and resources for your people. This can become challenging as your workload and team increase and the days get busier (and probably a tad more hectic).  If this sounds familiar, you may be weighing the pros and… Read More »

Human Resources in the Post COVID-19 World: 9 HR Trends

June 22, 2022
Human Resources in the Post COVID-19 World - 9 HR Trends

As we move forward slowly but surely in the post-coronavirus world, many businesses and organizations are wondering how COVID-19 has affected human resources.  Simply put: Leaders and HR professionals must continue to closely monitor employment law updates and put the wellbeing of their employees first! So, how can you practice this in your small business?… Read More »

Who Should Outsource HR Functions?

June 14, 2022
Who Should Outsource HR Functions

Does outsourcing human resources make the most sense for your business or organization? What exactly can a third-party HR firm do for you? Many startups or small organizations choose to outsource HR functions in their early years or even forever. It can be significantly more cost-effective than staffing an internal HR department. Plus, you’ll receive… Read More »

5 Types of HR Outsourcing Solutions

June 7, 2022
5 Types of HR Outsourcing Solutions

Once you’ve decided that your organization is ready for outsourced HR, you’ll need to decide what type of solution will work best. This will depend on factors like the services you need and the size of your organization.  Perhaps you only need one specific HR task, or you want a firm that will take care… Read More »