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questions to ask when outsourcing payroll

February 4, 2019

12 Questions to Ask when Outsourcing Payroll

As a small business, there are many questions to ask when outsourcing payroll processes. For most companies, outsourcing payroll represents freeing up valuable time for professionals to perform more impactful functions at the company. So it’s important to find a vendor that saves time, rather than wasting it. Finding the right payroll company begins with […]

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extended deadline for eeo-1 reporting

February 1, 2019

Government Shutdown Leads to Extended Deadline for EEO-1 Reporting

The deadline to submit EEO-1 data has been extended to May 31, 2019, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced today. “Because the partial lapse in appropriations postponed opening the survey until early March, we are accordingly extending the deadline to file until May 31, 2019,” says EEOC spokeswoman, Kimberly Smith-Brown. “We urge employers filing […]

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how to create the best employee handbook

February 1, 2019

What Components Make the Best Employee Handbook?

There are all kinds of things you probably never thought you’d find yourself doing until you became a small business owner. Fretting over creating the best employee handbook possible might be one of those things. Considering how important an employee handbook is—from keeping your company compliant to creating a seamless onboarding experience for new hires—it […]

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what to do when you receive a wage garnishment

January 31, 2019

You’ve Received a Wage Garnishment Notice–Now What?

So, you’ve just received a wage garnishment notice. Now what? For business owners and HR leaders, a wage garnishment can cause confusion regarding procedures and paperwork. We’ve answered the most important questions HR professionals need to know to navigate the wage garnishment process successfully. Can you stop a garnishment once it starts? Once you’ve received […]

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6 payroll improvement ideas

January 31, 2019

6 Payroll Improvement Ideas

If you’re a payroll specialist or HR professional, you’re always looking to make your organization’s systems and processes better. Whether it’s the latest and greatest software or efficient people management strategies, there’s always room for improvement. If you’re looking to streamline your payroll process and provide a better experience for your employees, check out these […]

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the new delaware sexual harassment law

January 30, 2019

What Does the New Delaware Sexual Harassment Law Mean for Your Organization?

Many states are seeing new sexual harassment laws much in place, and new data are showing an increase in sexual harassment reports. If you’re an employer in Delaware, you’re probably aware of the new sexual harassment law in your state. It officially took effect on Jan. 1, 2019. HB 360 adds new provisions to the […]

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the small business guide to the 401k match

January 30, 2019

The Small Business Guide to the 401k Match

There’s no denying that when a company offers its employees meaningful benefits, the company is more successful. In fact, according to the Society for Human Resource Management, companies that use benefits as a strategic tool for recruiting and retaining talent enjoy better overall company performance and above-average effectiveness in recruitment and retention compared to organizations […]

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how to recognize depression at work

January 30, 2019

How to Recognize Signs of Depression at Work

As the evolving workplace starts to demand a larger emphasis on mental health, it’s important to stay privy to signs of depression in employees. Spotting symptoms of depression at work can be a challenge. As a manager, it’s your responsibility to recognize employee behaviors that could indicate a decline in mental health. There are five […]

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mom apps for the working mother

January 29, 2019

Here Are the Apps Working Moms Swear By

Most productivity and organization tools fall into two categories: work or home. But when you’re a working mom, you need both. Take a look at a few apps that working moms love for managing their worlds so that their time – whether at work or with the kids – is quality time. Our newest Mompreneur article […]

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can technology widen the gender wage gap?

January 29, 2019

Could the Gender Wage Gap Increase with the Development of Technology?

Across the globe, we are making progress in closing the gender wage gap. Women have made significant progress in a number of industries, including business, finance, health care, and education. In fact, the annual gender wage gap report from the World Economic Forum (WEF) has found a reduction in the gap between male and female […]

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How to calculate your employee retention rate

January 28, 2019

Does Your Company Have a Healthy Employee Retention Rate?

How much money are you losing due to attrition? Turnover is expensive for any employer. But in today’s tight labor market, the cost of losing your best employees is even higher. You have to invest in hiring and training a replacement. But you also lose the value that those former employees were producing for your […]

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2019 tax cuts and breaks for small businesses

January 28, 2019

5 Tax Breaks & Benefits for Small Business in 2019

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act changed the corporate tax rate for business starting in 2019. The new flat rate for C-corporations is now 21% representing large savings. For smaller businesses that aren’t C-corporations, there are still differences in the new tax code that can save you money. Here are five 2019 tax breaks and […]

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