How to Motivate Your Employees During the Holiday Season

Time flies … and we’re already at that time of the year when one holiday after another will begin to sneak up on us. Throughout the fall and early winter, people are enjoying one celebration after another. The holidays can be fun, exciting, joyful … and often stressful and distracting. Not to burst your bubble,… Read more »

Is Your Benefit Program Up to Date?

To be truly effective, your employee benefits program must meet three goals: providing financial protection for people in the event of illness, disability, death or unemployment; promoting positive morale while supporting company profitability; and serving as a recruitment tool to attract and retain top talent. Now may be a good time to step back and… Read more »

HR Trends Your Business Should Be Aware Of

Now that you’re into the second half of 2018, are you on track to meet your HR goals for the year, based on current industry trends? Things continue to move forward at lightning speed, but take heart: All signs point to a better workplace for everyone in the months and years ahead. Trends to Watch… Read more »

How Much are Safety Incidents Costing Your Business?

Safety first. No exceptions. Safety is the right thing to do for your employees, and the smart thing to do for your company’s bottom line. Nothing is more important. If you have even a glimmer of doubt, simply speak to a family member whose loved one has suffered a major injury – or worse –… 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 »

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 »

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 »

Lyons HR Awarded Supply Chain Excellence Award

Birmingham, AL – More than 250 attendees from 86 key suppliers joined GE Appliances for its annual Presidents’ Council Summit on April 12, 2018, at The Marriott Downtown Hotel in Louisville, KY. The event served as a forum for GE Appliances to share business objectives and recognize its top-performing suppliers during an award ceremony. “One of our guiding… Read more »

What HR Functions Can Your Business Outsource to Help You Grow?

Do you ever feel like you have too much to do? No, it’s not a trick question. As an HR manager, your responsibilities cover a lot of ground. And there are only so many hours in a day. Your primary focus must be on mission-critical needs and strategies. It’s not surprising that an increasing number… Read more »