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do you live in a state with lgbtq nondiscrimination laws?

February 12, 2019

Is Your Company in a State with LGBTQ Non-Discrimination Laws?

Until recently, it was legal (and fairly commonplace) for employers to refuse to hire a person because of his or her sexual orientation or gender identity. Thanks to state and federal LGBTQ non-discrimination laws, that practice is dying out. What Are LGBTQ Nondiscrimination Laws? Twenty-one states and the District of Columbia have LGBTQ non-discrimination laws. […]

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IRS AIR

February 11, 2019

What to Know About IRS ACA Information Returns (Or IRS AIR)

IRS AIR, also known as Affordable Care Act Information Returns, refers to the federal forms that insurance companies, self-insured companies, and large businesses must file in order to comply with the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The AIR also denotes how these forms need to be transmitted to the IRS. Forms 1094-B, 1095-B, 1094-C, and 1095-C […]

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exit interview template

February 8, 2019

Departing with an Employee? Use this Exit Interview Template

Parting ways with employees is never easy– whether it was their decision or yours. The time spent recruiting, hiring, and training those employees and the potential for information lost in that transition can feel overwhelming. However, there’s another way to look at departing employees: an opportunity to mine crucial information. When an employee leaves your […]

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hiring employees for your business

February 7, 2019

The 4 Myths of Hiring Employees for Your Business

There are a lot of myths when it comes to hiring employees for your business. Here are 4 truths around hiring and recruitment to help you find top talent. Myth 1: People Don’t Hold Jobs as Long as They Used To There’s a common cultural story around today’s workforce is that’s comprised of three main […]

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employee mentoring in the workplace

February 7, 2019

How to Create a Program for Mentoring in the Workplace

Many companies, including 70 percent of Fortune 500 firms, have programs for mentoring in the workplace. The effectiveness of them varies widely. Given this disparity, it can be hard to determine how to design and implement a mentoring program. However, we believe that in the current work environment, it’s becoming ever more crucial to offer […]

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mental health in the workplace as a retention strategy

February 7, 2019

Could Mental Health Programs Help Your Recruitment Efforts?

Nearly one in five people in the US live with a mental health condition and it’s estimated that only around 17 percent of the population lives their daily life in optimal mental health. With these staggering statistics, it’s difficult to explain why mental health in the workplace is rarely recognized or addressed. There is a […]

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what is a labor cost distribution report?

February 6, 2019

What is a Labor Cost Distribution Report?

While HR should be focused on people, this position also deals with a lot of data analysis. Personnel can be one of the largest investments for a business, especially small businesses, so it’s crucial to assess how well employees are performing. One helpful tool used by the HR management team is called a labor cost […]

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age discrimination in the workplace

February 6, 2019

How to Identify Age Discrimination in the Workplace

Age discrimination in the workplace is common– particularly in younger startups and tech-heavy environments. While many business owners and HR leaders know this and don’t discriminate intentionally, there are subtle cues that might suggest ageism still exists. In this article, we’ll discuss how to identify age discrimination in the workplace. You’ll learn about The Age […]

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How much PTO should you offer?

February 6, 2019

How Much PTO Should You Offer? It May Vary by Industry

Paid time off is one of the most popular benefits a business can offer. Whether you’re a large employer or a small mom-and-pop shop, employees appreciate being valued with compensated days off. When it comes to how much time off you can offer on a paid basis, the number of days can vary greatly. But […]

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How to create an exit interview form

February 5, 2019

Should I Create an Exit Interview Form?

As a small business, it’s important to use employee feedback to create a comfortable and efficient company culture. And when it comes to fixing your culture issues or replicating your successes, the more you know, the better. While it’s difficult to get subordinates to give honest criticism to their managers and superiors for obvious reasons, […]

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meal kit apps all working moms need

February 5, 2019

Meal Kit Services to Make Life Easier for Working Moms

No one disputes the importance of sitting down to dinner as a family each night. The benefits are wide-ranging and well documented. Yet, like early morning spin class or flossing every day, when time is in short supply and stress is running high, good intentions can quickly give way to just getting by. Thankfully, running […]

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what is a 401k rollover?

February 5, 2019

What is a 401k Rollover?

A 401k rollover typically happens when you leave a job, retire, or switch over to a new long-term investment account. When you make a change, you have to decide what to do with your money. How does a 401k rollover work? When you decide to move money from a 401k to another account, such as […]

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