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 ..
How your peers, employees and customers view you often defines the level of success you reach. Staying on everyone's good side does not make you a credible person worthy of respect. You must work for an impeccable reputation. Act in these 10 ways and prove yourself as a person of high character. ..
In 1990, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) became law in the United States. According to ADA, businesses can't discriminate in employing individuals due to disclosure of a visible or invisible disability. If a disabled individual is the most qualified candidate, businesses must hire them ..
Change is inevitable. If you decide to remain stagnant, you get left in the mire. The ability to adapt is a characteristic that often determines who continues to climb the advancement ladder and who remains stuck on a lower rung. Teach yourself flexibility so you can make the adjustments a high- ..
We've built such a stigma around the "That's not my job." mentality that often managers and employees alike are crossing job performance boundaries that they should not. The workforce is a competitive environment, and for the most part people genuinely want to succeed at their job and please the ..