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August 29, 2018

A 401k FAQ – Answers to Your Employees’ Biggest 401k Questions

When it comes to seeking advice on our savings, we’re lucky to have dependable, trustworthy partners in the retirement planning space. To disseminate this helpful advice, we took to Twitter to chat back and forth with our friends at Guideline to share answers to these FAQs. Here are the most common 401k questions.  {Question 1} Hey […]

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August 29, 2018

Everything You Need to Know for Open Enrollment 2019

Open enrollment 2019 is just around the corner, which means it’s time to check in with your current health insurance status. While we’re still squarely in 2018, enrollment for the coming year is just around the corner.  Whether you’re buying for an individual or a family, here’s everything you need to know about open enrollment […]

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August 28, 2018

Writing a New Employee Welcome Email? Steal These Experts’ Tips

If hiring feels like a marathon, then onboarding can seem like a sprint. Your new hire is starting soon. Or maybe a team of new employees are arriving. What now? Obviously, you want that new employee to feel welcome, productive and excited. And not only for altruistic reasons. A happy, enthusiastic employee can add to […]

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August 28, 2018

Equal Opportunity Hiring Firms: Recruiting for Diversity

Corporate environments have become more diverse in recent years, but they still have a long way to go in the name of equality. The good news is that equal opportunity hiring forms can help you ensure that your workforce accurately reflects today’s society. Here’s what equal opportunity means for employers today. What is the Equal […]

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August 24, 2018

Should My Business Convert to Agile?

“It’s no secret that millennials are having a profound effect on the modern workplace,” Forbes says. Among the myriad of ways that this up-and-coming generation is impacting today’s workplace, they are demanding more flexible work environments—more freedom and less unnecessary formal structure in their workplace. There’s actually a name for this kind of approach to work and it’s […]

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August 23, 2018

Your Employee Missed Open Enrollment. Now What?

For businesses that provide health care insurance for staff, open enrollment is a hectic time of year. Collecting all the documents needed to assure employees are enrolled properly is a complex process that requires a lot of organizational ability. Whether you manage open enrollment on your own or use an outside consultant, numerous reminders are […]

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August 22, 2018

New Hire Training 101

You’ve started your own small business– congratulations! You’ve mastered the hiring process and defined a company culture that’s able to attract top millennial talent. You have several teams all scheduled to start in the next couple weeks… and then it hits you. You have to put together a new hire training for your new team […]

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August 22, 2018

Is the Definition of Independent Contractor Changing?

California made headlines recently when the state’s top court changed the guidelines that apply to independent contractors, creating more stringent rules for when and how employers can classify a worker as an independent contractor. The ruling was the result of a lawsuit filed against package and document delivery service, Dynamex. In 2004, the company converted […]

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why mobile hr is everything

August 21, 2018

10 Reasons Why Mobile HR is Everything

From forgetting your documents at an important meeting to wasting time and money on outdated printing tasks, manual HR is both frustrating and inefficient. If you’re ready for something more cutting-edge, mobile HR is the way of the future. Here are the top ten reasons you’ll want to make the switch. 1. Access documents from […]

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August 20, 2018

First Time Managing People? Go Pro With These 3 Tips

One of the main reasons employees report leaving jobs is poor manager relationships. From feeling mismanaged to conflicts with management decisions, many things can make an employee-manager relationship turn sour. If this is your first attempt at managing people, these tips can help retain employees and keep conflict at bay. How do you manage people? […]

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August 20, 2018

The Types of Employment: A Quick Reference Guide

In a labor market that’s become more complex, employers could have as many as six or seven classifications of workers onboard at any given time. Working alongside full-time, part-time and temporary workers are seasonal and contingent workers. By hiring different types of workers, organizations can adjust their staffing needs according to economic fluctuations and peak […]

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August 17, 2018

3 Tips for Building a Great Employee Experience

From creating an enriching culture to performing essential daily tasks, employees are the backbone of any successful company. That’s why it’s so important to make sure that your employees feel and perform their best each day. Here’s how to create an employee experience that boosts culture, productivity, and happiness. Smooth onboarding Onboarding sets the tone of […]

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