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July 8, 2015
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5 No-Sweat Ways to Manage the Summer PTO Rush

Year over year, employees are earning—and taking—more and more time off, much of that during the prime summer vacation months. With more people stepping out of the office from May through September than ever before, how do you ensure that you’re still meeting your goals in spite of the summer PTO rush? We have a […]

July 3, 2015
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8 Hot Summer Books for HR Managers

Nothing beats a good book while you’re soaking up the sun. Our summer HR book shortlist takes you out of the realm of pure productivity tips to get you thinking about your biggest challenges. Before you jet off, slip one of these titles into your carry-on and return to the office rested and ready to […]

July 2, 2015
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New IRS Rule Significantly Changes How Small Businesses Offer Health Insurance

For many years, small businesses that didn’t offer group health insurance would often help employees with health care by reimbursing or subsidizing individual plan premiums. These payments were considered non-taxable benefits. As of July 1, however, no business—including small businesses under 50 employees—may directly reimburse employees for medical costs or individual insurance plan premiums Companies […]

July 1, 2015
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The 7 Benefits of An Onboarding Program

Today’s workplace moves faster, demands more, and waits for no one. If you want your new hire to hit the ground running, you’ve got to provide them with the tools, education, and info they need to be productive right from the start. The best way to do that? A comprehensive onboarding program. Onboarding: Much More […]

June 29, 2015
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Top 5 Things You Need to Know About the ACA

The Affordable Care Act is designed to reduce healthcare costs, expand coverage for the uninsured, and increase quality of care for people across the United States. Like most pieces of legislation, however, the ACA can be confusing, making it difficult for many businesses to comply with the law’s requirements. But come 2016, regardless of its […]

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June 15, 2015
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6 Employee Benefits Required by Law

When businesses are birthed, it’s typically the owner who gets things started. Once a business experiences a measure of success, all of a sudden the employer is forced to learn how to manage the small business and how to handle the human resource responsibilities. It can be an exciting yet painful process to figure out all the legalities of hiring […]