Dan Marzullo

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Dan Marzullo

As a professional copywriter, Dan produces strategic marketing content for startups, digital agencies, and established brands. He helps organizations tell stories, achieve online presence, and builds brands that communicate with their customers. Dan is also a regular contributor to Forbes. He started writing after his first professional role as a health promotions coordinator for a local family physicians office.

employer health insurance tax benefits

November 26, 2018

What Health Insurance Tax Benefits Are Available for Employers in 2019?

As a small business owner, every deduction counts. Make sure you’re getting rewarded for protecting your employees. A few changes are being made to health insurance tax benefits in 2019, including small business tax credits, deductibles, HSA, and HRA options. Make sure you’re in the know about which tax benefits will be available to you […]

why its important to calculate gross to net pay

November 21, 2018

Do You Need to Calculate Gross to Net Pay?

Understanding the differences between gross pay and net pay are essential for employers and employees. Both parties must understand gross to net pay when establishing salary requirements, making hiring decisions, and negotiating an offer. What’s the difference between gross pay and net pay? When an employee accepts a new job offer, the negotiated salary is […]

what to do when changing payroll schedules

November 19, 2018

What You Need to Know Before Changing Payroll Schedules

Changing payroll schedules is not trivial a trivial task; from pay periods to different types of employee schedules, there are many things to consider. Take a look at the what, when, and how of shifting payroll schedules for your business. Pay Periods If you’re changing from a semi-monthly payroll to a bi-weekly payroll, start by […]

how to improve performance reviews and terminations

November 16, 2018

How to Handle Poor Employee Performance and Terminations

There are times in many businesses when tough conversations and decisions need to be made. Managing poor employee performance and terminations are examples of these delicate situations. Here’s how to properly handle RIFs, Performance Management, and Terminations. Understand the Needs of the Business The first thing to consider is the business needs and the driving […]

The most common compensation and payroll questions

November 15, 2018

Our Most Common Employee Compensation and Payroll Questions

Our HR professionals get a lot of payroll questions. Why? Because it’s both complex and a crucial aspect of an employer’s relationship with their people. In other words, you don’t want to get it wrong. In fact, 49% of employees said they would start looking for a new job after just two issues with their […]

creative office charity drives to try

November 15, 2018

Looking to Get Into the Holiday Spirit? Here are 5 Creative Office Charity Drives

With Halloween behind us, it’s officially the holiday season! Some will love it, others cringe at the thought of Jingle Bells blasting from every retail store they walk into. But one fail-proof way to bring the holiday spirit to your office is offering volunteering time off and of course, hosting office charity drives!  There are several […]

9 payroll reports

November 14, 2018

9 Payroll Reports You Might Want to Bookmark

If you run a business or head up payroll for an organization, you may be wondering how to streamline payroll tracking and analytics. It’s critical for companies to monitor payroll details, labor reports, tax liability, and deduction information to effectively manage cash flow. What’s the best way for payroll professionals to do so? Payroll reports. Which […]

working out after fsa enrollment

November 12, 2018

FSA Enrollment: Employer FAQs Explained

FSA enrollment can be a stressful period for both employers and employees, especially when it comes to changes in eligibility. The good news is that, with a little information and knowledge, employers can be readily prepared for FSA enrollment. Here, we answer the most important questions regarding this topic. Can You Sign up for an […]

4 employee improvement suggestions

November 9, 2018

4 Employee Development Suggestions

In today’s fast-paced work environment, it’s more important than ever to foster employee development. Employers who encourage learning and growth among employees have high-performing, happier teams as well as lower turnover rates. Supporting employee development is shown to improve job satisfaction, morale, employee motivation, and job performance. What are the best ways to encourage professional growth […]

how to transition an employee

November 8, 2018

How to Transition an Employee from Full-Time to Part-Time

When an employee or employer’s needs change, often that means a change in schedule. But how does on transition an employee from full-time exempt employee to part-time employee? Here are our quick notes (and a video explanation from an HR professional!) Can I Decrease Salary? If you’re going to transition an employee from full-time status to […]

your employee handbook needs these policies

November 7, 2018

Your Employee Handbook Isn’t Complete Without These Must-Have Policies

You’ve made the decision to create an employee handbook and you’ve begun compiling what you want to include. You’re off to a great start. Now for the arguably most important step: you have to begin adding policies. Here are some of the most important policies to consider including in your handbook. Sexual Harassment One of the […]

How are disability payments calculated?

November 2, 2018

How are Disability Payments Calculated?

Despite the importance and prevalence of disability payments, many employers are still uncertain as to how these payments work. This is particularly true because payments and what qualifying factors change over time. Here’s what all employers should know about how disability payments are calculated. How are disability payments calculated? Contrary to what many employers and […]