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Experiencing Ongoing Labor Shortages? Here’s How to Prevent Them

Finding the right talent and keeping your staffing levels on point is an ongoing challenge – and although it’s a top priority, it’s likely far from the only thing on your plate! Writing job postings and ads, reviewing resumes and applications, screening and interviewing, reference and background checking, negotiating salaries … the list goes on.… Read more »

Here’s How a PEO Can Negotiate Lower Cost Benefits for Your Business

With every business expense, you want to make sure the ROI is worth the price you pay. If you feel your HR-related tasks have become too complex, too costly, too time-consuming – or all three – it may be time to partner with a professional employer organization, or PEO. How a PEO Works A PEO… Read more »

Are You a Trustworthy Manager?

In any workplace, people need to be able to rely on one another. This reliance can’t happen without trust – especially between an employee and their manager. Team members will go above and beyond for people they trust, resulting in improved engagement, efficiency, job satisfaction, productivity and customer service. Tips for Building Trust Use these… Read more »

What Your Business Could Be Missing in Its Current Safety Plan

Occupational injuries and illnesses can be major crises for employees, their loved ones, and their company. Physical, emotional and mental trauma, financial burdens, and time demands can stretch people and organizations to their breaking point. Ensuring that every one of your staff members returns home safely each day should be your number-one business priority. Safety… Read more »

5 Signs You’re Not Handling Stress at Work Properly

Every job has its stressful moments, no matter how much you love your work. But if work-related stress becomes chronic, it can be overwhelming and harmful not only to your productivity, but also to your health and well-being. In a recent American Psychological Association study, 65 percent of Americans cited work as a top source… Read more »

The Benefits of Better Benefits: Retaining Your Top Employees

According to research by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), attractive benefits packages are essential to hiring and retaining good employees. Further studies have shown that, in many cases, benefits outweigh even salary as a candidate decides where to go to work. Sixty percent of HR leaders surveyed by Harvard Business Review said benefits… Read more »

Use These Five Tips to Help Your Business Reduce Employment Risks

Even the best-run companies are susceptible to employment-related risks and lawsuits. Especially in recent years, employers face an increasingly treacherous legal environment. With many such lawsuits prominent in the media, you’ve probably recognized the need to take effective, proactive steps to reduce your employment risks. Here are five suggestions to get you started: Take a… Read more »

How to Turn a Temporary Position Into a Full-Time Opportunity

Recent research has shown that 35 percent of employers plan to convert their best temporary workers into full-time employees. So if you’re working in a temp job, and you’d like to see it become permanent, take heart. There are no guarantees, but there are ways to strengthen your chances. In many ways, it involves approaching… Read more »

Five Reasons Off-Site Payroll Services Can Save Your Business Time

As a business leader, you only have so many hours in a day – and your priority is on managing those core functions that differentiate you strategically from your competition. While payroll is essential, there are several benefits to be gained from turning it over to a trusted business partner. Here are five reasons why… Read more »

Is Your Management Style Pushing Employees Out the Door?

It’s true: People don’t quit their jobs; they quit their bosses. But with a little extra effort and a new perspective on the part of managers, this unfortunate scenario can be avoided. As a company leader, it’s up to you to hold your managers accountable for having motivated, engaged employees. Recent research studies support this… Read more »