If you're an entrepreneur or a small business, you're likely a smaller operation with a core team of employees. Your empowered employees and team members wear many hats - and so do you! Likely, you don't have a dedicated and trained Human Resource specialist on staff. As the owner, founder, or t ..
The Human Resources department is a vital component of every business. It cannot be caught off-guard by changing regulations or shifting business goals. With the end of the year quickly approaching, there are six essential ways that Human Resources must prepare for the new year. 1. ACA Repor ..
There are many reasons more small to mid-size companies are outsourcing their human resources and personnel management functions. Human resources used to be a small part of operating a business, but has become much more involved thanks to complex federal regulations, the growing importance of e ..
When people hear "safety at work," they immediately think hazard signs, hard hats, and hazmat suits. People don't usually consider what safety means to business professionals in an office environment. Or if they do, it seems like a deep paper cut is about the worst injury one could imagine. ..
Today more than ever, background checks are a crucial aspect of pre-employment screening. The scope and breadth of background checks vary greatly, ranging from simple identity verification to in-depth investigations of character, criminal history, credit and employment verification. A recent stu ..
An underperforming worker in your company is cause for concern. Not only does your business suffer from the lack of productivity of one employee, but the lack of effort is disconcerting to the rest of your staff. Morale in the office drops and grumbling ensues. Learn how to motivate an underachi ..
When you improve the lives of your workers, your company reaps the benefits. One way to make gains in organizational development is to create a comprehensive wellness policy. When human resources contributes to the health of employees, they are more productive. Here are various components to c ..
You, as a manager, concern yourself with the needs of your company. You are the leader who makes critical decisions that either profit the business or cause it to fail. Your employees are your team, and you need their respect. They are the ones who decide if you are a good boss. Show them you va ..
The old axiom about it being a whole new world is true for the art of public speaking and presentations. Forget about starting with a quote or joke and don't struggle with an overused slides to make your points. Here are some fresh ways to keep your audience and yourself engaged in your speech. ..