Business

Workforce Diversity: Challenge or Benefit for Human Resources?

Workplace demographics  — as a reflection of America’s demographics — include an ever-growing range of ages, backgrounds, values, educational levels, and skills. Does workforce diversity present a challenge or a benefit for Human Resources? The answer: both. HR professionals, working with company leadership, are key to understanding all the different groups within their workforce. Effective …

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Promoting Diversity in the Workplace

In today’s global market, embracing a diverse workforce is almost a businesses necessity rather than a choice.  Diversity refers to the differences between people such as age, gender, culture, educational background, personality etc.  If everyone who works in an office looks the same and thinks the same, this puts a business at a huge disadvantage.  Why is this?  Diversity encourages new and …

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Attributes of a Successful Employee and a Great Co-Worker

Having the necessary characteristics to help achieve success within your position are very important if you want to be a great coworker.  At CPEhr we strive for both.  We want to provide exceptional customer service to our clients, we want our employees to achieve and exceed their goals and we want to embody a close, almost …

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Benefit by Helping Employees Achieve Work-Life Balance: Human Resources and Outsourcing

Many businesses are laser-focused on maximizing profits, which often means that employees are forced to work long hours and make other personal sacrifices.  Some employers view the concept of work-life balance with skepticism and believe that it will lead to a culture that will cause workers to become unmotivated. However, providing employees with work-life balance …

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How to Profit When Losing an Employee: Exit Interviews

Every business hopes to inspire the kind of loyalty and motivation that leads to a lifelong employee-employer relationship like those enjoyed by generations past.  Today’s changing marketplace has the Bureau of Labor Statistics reporting that the average worker only stays with one company an average of 5 years.  With that kind of turnover rate, your …

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Why Train Employees?

Most business owners are not fully aware of the high cost of poor leadership.  According to David Witt, Program Director at The Ken Blanchard Companies “the average organization is losing an amount equal to 7% of their annual sales because of poor leadership practices”.  How is this possible?  Poor leadership practices lead to higher turnovers, …

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What is FLSA?

FLSA stands for the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and it is a federal law which establishes minimum wage, overtime pay eligibility, recordkeeping, and child labor standards affecting full-time and part-time workers in the private sector and in federal, state, and local governments.  FLSA can be difficult to manage from an employer’s standpoint so it is very important that if the employer isn’t outsourcing their …

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