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 »

A Complete Guide to Time Theft + 5 Ways to Prevent It

September 21, 2021
A Complete Guide to Time Theft + 5 Ways to Prevent It

As they say, time is money—and no employment issue makes that more evident than that of time theft. Believe it or not, we’re not referring to futuristic time traveling villains. Sorry to disappoint. Nonetheless, timecard fraud is a significant problem and more common than you might think.  A study in the Kentucky CPA Journal called… Read More »

How to Handle the Media: PR Tips for Growing Organizations

August 4, 2021
How to Handle the Media: PR Tips for Growing Organizations

Your business may be cruising along, all appearing to be right with the world. And then—crisis hits, and the reporters are suddenly at your door (or on the line) wanting answers and a story. Do you know how to handle the media and respond to these inquiries professionally?  Every organization needs a good strategy to… Read More »

Job Descriptions: Why They Matter + How to Do Them Right

July 20, 2021
Job Descriptions: Why They Matter + How to Do Them Right

How much time and effort does your company put into writing stellar job descriptions? Do you have a process? Do you and your team regularly review roles and job descriptions throughout the organization? At this point, you may be thinking, Are job descriptions really THAT important? The answer is a resounding YES! Writing effective job… Read More »

4 Reasons Employment Applications are Necessary + Quick Tips

June 15, 2021
4 Reasons Employment Applications are Necessary

The hiring process already tends to be time-consuming and stressful, so many business owners may be wondering what they can do to speed it up. You may see an employment application as an unnecessary step. After all, if a candidate submits their resume and a cover letter, what more could you need?  Many human resources… Read More »

How to Develop a Safety Program + 6 Tips for Workplace Safety

March 16, 2021
How to Develop a Safety Program + 6 Tips for Workplace Safety

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics received 2.8 million reports of nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses in 2019.  According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), an average of 15 workplace deaths occurred daily. These sobering statistics speak to the importance of developing a safety program in order to protect both your employees and… Read More »

11 Ways to Promote Work-Life Balance for Remote Employees

January 20, 2021
11 Ways to Promote Work-Life Balance for Remote Employees

There are many benefits for remote employees and the companies that employ them. Workers enjoy things like more flexibility, comfort, and reduced or no commute time. According to the stats, working from home can also increase employee productivity—sometimes by as much as 25%! It’s becoming increasingly difficult for employers to argue that employees are not… Read More »