How to Keep Your Human Resources Records Organized & Complaint

How to Keep Your Human Resources Records Organized & Complaint

Business owners have a lot of balls to juggle. We often get asked; how do I keep my human resources records organized and complaint? We’re happy to share some HR data organization and compliance tips; as it is crucial for efficient operations. Here’s a...
April 2024 was newsworthy for Human Resources!

April 2024 was newsworthy for Human Resources!

April 2024 was newsworthy for Human Resources! A few things to note as a business owner are: Hourly or Salaried? As you may know, when deciding if a position is hourly or salaried, you are required to use the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) test. One of the variables...
YOU CAN’T HIT A TARGET THAT YOU CAN’T SEE

YOU CAN’T HIT A TARGET THAT YOU CAN’T SEE

Ever feel like your team is running as fast as they can, but not advancing the ball?  Or like you get to the end of your week, and nothing on your to do list is done (so you end up working yet another weekend)? There’s an easy answer – it’s called...
WHY TRAIN WHEN THEY’RE GOING TO LEAVE ANYWAY?

WHY TRAIN WHEN THEY’RE GOING TO LEAVE ANYWAY?

It’s so easy to pull back from training and coaching your people when the news is bad. The economy is uncertain.  Interest rates are (still) high.  It’s an election year.  If you spend money on training your people, they’ll probably leave anyway – that’s the...
2024 HR Compliance Calendar

2024 HR Compliance Calendar

An HR compliance calendar is a valuable tool to help your business stay on track with key employment-related deadlines throughout the year. HR compliance is a complex area with many moving parts. Keeping track of HR deadlines during 2024 can help your business stay...
EXCELLENCE IS NEVER AN ACCIDENT

EXCELLENCE IS NEVER AN ACCIDENT

I don’t know who to attribute this quote to, but it’s really instructive for businesses: “Excellence is never an accident, it is the result of high intention, sincere effort, intelligent direction, skillful execution, and the vision to see obstacles...
4 WAYS TO BECOME AN ATTRACTIVE PLACE TO WORK

4 WAYS TO BECOME AN ATTRACTIVE PLACE TO WORK

The pandemic made a lot of employers lazy. Employees were grateful to have jobs, and were willing to put in all kinds of extra time and effort to keep things afloat. Then the pendulum swung in the opposite direction – during the “great resignation,” those burned-out...
HOW TO USE YOUR SWOT TO BUILD AN INNOVATION CULTURE

HOW TO USE YOUR SWOT TO BUILD AN INNOVATION CULTURE

When your company is doing your annual plan, doing a SWOT is a key step to make sure you focused on the right initiatives and have things prioritized properly so your people are working on the right stuff. A SWOT is a deep dive for both your business and your...
THE GIFT OF ANNUAL PLANNING

THE GIFT OF ANNUAL PLANNING

Year-End can feel crazy – you’re pushing the team to get every sale in the door, there are all kinds of benefits and tax planning decisions that need to happen, and it seems like every organization you’re involved in has a holiday gathering that you...