The Only One-On-One Meeting Checklist You Will Ever Need

Too often, managers shy away from one-on-one meetings because they don’t know how to structure them or how to have difficult conversations. Plus, it’s Outline: The Only One-On-One [...]


Negotiating Salary: A Guide for Hiring Managers

What Organizations Need To Negotiate Successfully A guide for hiring managers on negotiating salary. Determine the right salary to offer a candidate. Learn what you offer and when in the [...]


How To Avoid Common Payroll Mistakes In Your Small Business

Engaging employees allows your company to function and grow. But doing so puts employer responsibilities on your shoulders. Running afoul of these responsibilities can trigger penalties, and [...]


COVID-19 Vaccine and the Workplace: Employer Considerations and Responsibilities

On December 11, the FDA granted Emergency Use Authorization for the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID‑19 vaccine candidate. That vaccine, which appears to be more than 90% effective in preventing the [...]

What Is a PEO: Pros and Cons of Professional Employer Organization

What does a PEO do? A professional employer organization is an outsourcing company that provides human resources for small and midsize businesses through co-employment agreements. These are some [...]


COVID-19 Employee Feedback Survey

TV Dad Bad Role Model for Business Owners

If you were a fan of the 1990s hit TV show The Wonder Years, you probably remember Jack Arnold as the typical 1960s dad—strict disciplinarian, old fashioned, protective. Unfortunately, some small [...]

Time to Plan for Overtime

Every June 25th marks the anniversary of the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938. The FLSA introduced the forty-hour workweek, established a national minimum wage, and guaranteed overtime pay for [...]

Time Accounting

For the vast majority of businesses, employee payroll is the biggest expense, and also the one most fraught with errors. Like it or not, if you’re using a manual timekeeping system, it can be [...]

Take Your Child to Work Day Tips and Free Tools

Not long after they begin preschool, we start asking kids ‘what do you want to be when you grow up?’ It’s a long way from pre-K to a career; exposing children to a variety of jobs ultimately [...]

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