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Benefits can be basic or surprising, but they’re important factors in the decision to take a job or stay with an organization.
An employee handbook can be crucial in building a positive workplace culture and employee loyalty, but they're not easy to write. That's why we're breaking down the process for you and offering you six employee handbook examples.
COVID-19 has changed everything about the workplace. Here’s how businesses can plan for the future with information they learn from this crisis.
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 […]
A diversity and inclusion statement can illustrate your organization’s commitment to fostering a welcoming workplace that celebrates differences.
When it comes to a paycheck, the less miscommunication the better. Here's how to calculate gross to net pay-- and why it matters.
Here are budget-friendly, but still impactful, ways to express employee appreciation during COVID-19.
Employee turnover is a major concern of businesses of all size. But what does employee turnover really mean and what can be done about it?
Learn about the characteristic differences of each generation in the workplace.
The primary difference in status between exempt and non-exempt employees is their eligibility for overtime. Under federal law, that status is determined by the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Exempt employees are not entitled to overtime, while non-exempt employees are. In order to qualify as exempt, certain criteria must be met. To determine if your […]
I can expense sunscreen and health-related books?! Here are 49 other surprisingly eligible FSA expenses you might not know about.
It depends on a number of factors, including the employee’s termination date, and when they receive their notification for coverage. COBRA Coverage Timeline An employee who’s eligible for Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA) coverage must elect it within 60 days of their insurance termination date, or the date that the employee recieved their COBRA […]
It may be tempting to deny vacation time to employees who give their notice to avoid being in a bind, but is it legal?
When designing a paid time off policy or managing PTO requests, take this list of 2021 federal holidays into account
When designing a paid time off policy or managing PTO requests, take this list of 2020 federal holidays into account
Download these free 8.5 x 11 signs for your business to use in response to COVID-19
Separating an employee is never easy – for the worker or the HR staff member. The challenge is to conduct the meeting in a professional way that not only protects the rights of the business, but those of the employee as well.
Ready to reopen for business? We crafted sample memos to send to employees and customers announcing your return.
How can leaders improve employee productivity while still saving time? Here are the top 10 things you can do to increase employee efficiency at the office
If you're in HR, use this email template to communicate to your staff regarding coronavirus and flu prevention
As the end of the year approaches, your employees might be anticipating holiday bonuses. Here are the main ways these bonuses are determined.
What percentage should I give them?
We only have 4 workers but there families are suffering because I have no w...
When I return to work and get COVID-19, will my employee have to give me pa...
I am supposed to return back to work the 5/4/2020. That is the time frame l...
20 Minnesota bookstores are using the power of partnership to drum up holiday sales.
Small businesses must be able and willing to think creatively and pivot quickly to make up for lost revenue during the holiday season.
The Fair Labor Standards Act requires employers to pay hourly workers for every hour worked, yet many employees take advantage of the system — costing companies billions of dollars in lost productivity.
If your staff can’t meet in person to celebrate the 2020 holiday season, don’t let that stop you from celebrating together and doing something as a team.
Employee handbooks help your staff understand your company's culture, mission, and values, along with crucial information on benefits and policies. Here's some recent research on employee handbooks and a free digital tool you can use.