HR outsourcing

HR Outsourcing: Expertise when and where you need it.

The complexity of Human Resource management has grown exponentially over the past several decades. Organizations have had to navigate through constant changes in growth, reduction, legislation and technology. Success demands keeping pace with these inherent changes in today’s economic climate regardless of the size of the company. So, it is hard to imagine the other Read the full article…

accurate job descriptions

Five Critical Functions of Accurate Job Descriptions

Writing job descriptions is certainly not the most exciting task to perform. In fact, many HR specialists may feel the task is tedious, time consuming, and somewhat repetitive. While all of that may very well be true, the fact remains that accurate job descriptions form a fundamental support for the success of your business. Want Read the full article…

employee benefits

The link between engagement and employee benefits

Organizations often struggle to find the right balance between their operating budget and employee benefits. Increases in expenses can often lead to difficult decisions, however, you don’t need to be a corporate giant to afford and retain top talent. In fact, most organizations are perfectly capable of providing a great benefits program. Assuming, of course, Read the full article…

handbook

Getting the Most from your Handbook

Updating your employee handbook may not be the most pressing issue facing your HR department, but it could become one. Many organizations are reluctant to tamper with their existing handbook because it can feel like opening Pandora’s Box. However, waiting until it’s inevitable can be a risky strategy as well. Want to stay up-to-date on Read the full article…

firing

Why Firing May Not be the Answer

Terminating an employee continues to be one of the most difficult tasks of a Human Resource manager. Firing an employee may contain hidden costs so before making the ultimate decision to separate an employee, it is important to remember what is at stake. Want to stay up-to-date on all the latest HR news? Sign up Read the full article…

public relation nightmare

Preventing Public Relation Nightmare Encounters

Recent headlines have many of us shaking our heads in dismay. How could such well established organizations find themselves involved in such public relations nightmares? We all understand that no organization is immune to lapses in employee judgment. Successful leaders, however, recognize what is at stake and are willing to invest in proactive measures to Read the full article…

employee surveys

Employee Surveys – A Human Resource Necessity

Surveys are certainly nothing new. From manual forms to internet websites, entire organizations have been created with the sole purpose of gathering information and distilling it into usable data. In fact, the value of surveys is so widely recognized that many organizations offer incentives to encourage feedback based responses. Employee surveys are gaining traction and Read the full article…

Payroll Outsourcing

Top Reasons Why Payroll Outsourcing Works to your Advantage

Payroll processing can be one of the most critical tasks that consume the time and energy of your Human Resource personnel. From keeping up to date with legal compliances to maintaining and reconciling individual deductions, navigating the complexities of payroll can be daunting for even the most dedicated of human resource personnel. So why do Read the full article…

Wage and Benefit Survey

Top Reasons Why it is Time to Engage in a Wage & Benefit Survey

Recruiting the right fit for a role in your organization often requires a great deal of research, evaluation, and negotiation. Yet, as any HR Manager can tell you, that is only the beginning. When done right, both employee and employer will experience a return on their investment. For employers, the assessment process often comes in Read the full article…

Overtime Violations Resulting from Non-Exempt Bonuses

Two common types of bonuses used by employers when compensating their employees are discretionary and nondiscretionary bonuses. Discretionary bonuses are those in which pay is variable and the employer does not disclose the amount, timing, or requirements to those receiving the bonus in advance so that the employees do not perceive the bonus as an Read the full article…