Conflict Resolution, Termination, Training

5 Times You’ll Be Glad You Had HR

We’ve found that companies often don’t realize they need HR services until it’s too late. In this blog post, we focus on 5 specific instances when you’ll be incredibly happy that you’ve employed a human resources professional. 1. Opening your business When starting a business, HR will help eliminate a lot of unnecessary headache. More …

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Training

“Compliance” Isn’t a Dirty Word

Sure, it sounds sort of scary. But with properly trained personnel, compliance doesn’t have to be frightening. It definitely doesn’t have to be the dirty word that some would make it out to be. Done properly, compliance at your company should be like your home’s air conditioner: working perfectly behind the scenes. And much like …

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Training

HR compliance isn’t just a good idea. It’s the law.

Growing companies aren’t always aware of the legal pitfalls they face when it comes to HR compliance or how expensive it can be when they’re not in compliance. For example, if you don’t have I-9 forms (the ones that verify identity and employment authorization) for every employee, you could face fines of up to $1,100 …

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Benefits, Motivation, Training

The Cost Benefit Analysis of Human Resources

To fully understand the Cost Benefit of your Human Resources Department, it is important to acknowledge what the responsibilities are at each level and who is accountable. Transactional Level responsibilities frequently include daily functions as they relate to compliance adherence, payroll, employee relations, employee benefits and administration, and initial recruiting/hiring functions. Operational Level responsibilities concentrate …

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Training

The Real Cost of Poor HR Practices

Not only are sound Human Resource practices critical, but there is no substitute. It doesn’t matter whether you are in the retail business, the service industry, a manufacturing firm or a contractor, or if you have 3 employees or 3,000 employees. The true cost of poor HR practices is overlooked by most businesses and often …

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