HR Management

Leaders, Here’s Why You Should Outsource HR

If you haven’t thought about outsourcing HR, now is the time. As much as we may want to do everything on our own, the reality is that we can’t. And that’s the difference between a successful business and a business that’s subpar. As a small business owner, you’re often managing all aspects of the business, …

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3 Ways to Successfully Implement Contemporary Workplace Policies

One of the most pressing concerns employers have in 2019 is handling their company’s workplace policies. The importance of notifying employees of company changes is imperative to maintaining structure and ensuring that employees know their rights— and their role. As society shifts, workplace policies have gained complexity while navigating through contemporary practices. By law, employers …

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Workplace Violence: Today’s Reality

Written by: Jennifer Wheatley, SHRM-SCP, SPHR Addressing Workplace Violence Almost daily, we hear about another incident at a school, shopping center, or business where a violent event has occurred. Unfortunately, the number of workplace violence incidences is on the rise. The FBI reported that out of 160 active shooters between 2000 and 2013, 45.6% were …

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Make This Common HR Mistake At Your Own Peril

Not having an employee handbook is one of the most common and detrimental HR mistakes. Employee handbooks serve a valuable and necessary role, since they clearly communicate company goals and policy. Not properly explaining these features can have potentially devastating effects on your business. In this post, we explore the ways employee handbooks can set …

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5 Common HR Mistakes Small Businesses Make

As a small business owner, you occupy a lot of roles — marketing, accounting, and human resources — and in some cases you might handle it all. It can be easy to let the HR side of things slip by the wayside, especially when things appear to be running smoothly. However, it’s important to understand …

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The Most Common HR Questions Answered

Maybe you’re not quite sure about the functions of HR, or perhaps you still have some unanswered questions about guidelines and compliance issues. In this blog post we’ll demystify the functions of HR and answer your most frequently asked questions about costs, compliance, and more. What does Human Resources do? HR has many functions: it …

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Does My Company Need an Affirmative Action Plan?

Affirmative action is a set of laws, policies, guidelines and administrative practices intended to end and correct the effects of specific forms of discrimination in hiring. Some employers assume that they need an affirmative action program in place to be in compliance with the Title VII requirements and state opportunity laws. In reality, while equal …

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Demystifying the Pros and Cons of Flextime in the Workplace

Flextime is becoming more and more popular among a diverse array of industries. By definition, flextime allows employees to complete their 40-hour work week through an alternative, sliding, or compressed schedule. In this blog post, we discuss some benefits and drawbacks of implementing flextime from a human resources perspective. Pro: Flextime can draw talent to …

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