5 Simple Errors Leaders Need To Stop Making Now

Five Simple Errors Leaders Need To Stop Making Now

There is no arguing the fact that leadership sets the pace for an organization or group. As well-meaning as some leaders may be, there are several simple, common mistakes that could end up costing their business a lot in the …

Can Salaried Employees Receive Comp Time?

Salaried Employees Comp Time

Comp time, which is often referred to as compensatory time, is paid time off given to salaried employees in place of overtime pay. What are the legality concerns in doing this or offering some sort of “flex“ time off? U.S. …

How to Improve Employee Engagement

Employee Engagement

When you have employees that are completely engaged in their work, they can achieve amazing results. Unfortunately, studies have shown that nearly 70% of employees are uninspired and unengaged at the workplace. If you have a business that is full …

How To Keep Employees From Coasting

How to keep employees from coasting

While it is easy to identify employees who are doing an exceptional job and those who are doing poorly, it is much harder to identify those who are in the middle, or “coasting” – those employees who are doing just …

5 Things You Can Check When Hiring a New Employee

Hiring New Employee

When looking forward to hiring a new employee for your business or organization, it is a good idea to look out for some essential attributes in the prospective employee. They will be the trusted face of your company, who will …

Year-End Taxes for the Self Employed

Year End Taxes Self Employed

With the end of the year fast approaching, one of the most critical steps to take for someone that is self-employed is finding or getting in touch with their accountant. If you run your own business, you are probably already …

Year-End HR Review Checklist

Year-end HR Review Checklist

With the new year fast approaching and new employment laws, now is the perfect time for small businesses to take on HR cleanup of all employee files and make sure that your business is compliant. It is imperative to keep …

Small Business Checklist to Avoid FLSA Fines

FSLA_Fines

Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) fines are some of the most common violations employers deal with today. One of the most commonly brought suits are complaints regarding wage and hour violations. Fines can be substantial, and employers must be aware, …

Overcoming Common Shift Scheduling Challenges

Overcoming Common Shift Scheduling Challenges

Keeping your shift work running smoothly and efficiently can be extremely challenging.  Just one missed shift can cause significant problems and throw off an entire workday. Not only can a missed shift cause problems on the work floor, but it …