Benefits, Motivation

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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Benefits, Compensation, Conflict Resolution, Hiring, Motivation, Recruiting, Termination, Training

The Pros and Cons of On-Site HR Versus On-Call HR

There’s no doubt that having human resources for your business is the right decision. A tougher choice is determining the level of HR that will align with your business strategies and goals. Essentially, you have two options: on-site HR, i.e., having a specialist in your office during business hours, and on-call HR, meaning having someone …

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Benefits, Motivation

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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Hiring, Motivation

HR 101 for Small Business Owners

Planning the future of your business can get overwhelming. With the myriad duties of a small business owner, human resources can easily slip through the cracks, and eventually spin out of control. Your mind is on the money, which is great, because money matters, right? It’s what keeps the business going. However, if you lose …

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Motivation

We’re Busting These 3 HR Myths

HR commonly has a reputation for being boring, for encouraging tattling or complaining, and for killing expressive thought and behavior. In this blog post, we carefully dismantle each of these myths, countering them with relevant info on how HR is necessary for a successful, thriving business. Myth 1: HR is boring. Somehow, people have gotten …

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