Grace Ferguson

Grace Ferguson

Grace Ferguson is a business writer and blogger covering payroll, employee benefits, and human resources. She has vast experience serving as a payroll and benefits administrator for large and small businesses. At age 18, Grace landed her first job: working as a secretary for a forestry company.

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What Is a Digital HR Strategy and Why Do You Need One?

To stay competitive and prepare for the future, your business needs a digital HR strategy. Find out why, and how to create the perfect roadmap for your company.

Strategies for Engaging and Retaining Your Hourly Employees

When a productive hourly worker becomes disengaged or suddenly quits, it can adversely impact your business. Discover ways to hang on to your top employees.

Best Questions to Put in Your Employee Benefits Satisfaction Survey for 2022

Discover how to conduct employee benefits satisfaction surveys to find out what workers need, make feasible adjustments, and help retain staff.

What Is Managed Payroll — and Is It Right for Your Business?

Would your business benefit from outsourcing payroll? Learn more about managed payroll and how it can help your company.

All About the New DOL Proposed Overtime Rule Expected In October 2022

The DOL is considering a new overtime rule — and the proposal is expected to hit this coming fall.

Employee Value Proposition: Why You Need One

Learn more about the meaning of an EVP, why employers need 1, what goes in it, and best practices for developing an EVP for your business.

7 Characteristics of a Great Mentor — and Why They’re Important for Your Business

Mentorships can help you achieve a healthy organization. Here are the qualities a great mentor should have and how they can support mentees.

Top Interview Questions For Remote Positions

Remote work requires a specific skill set. Use this list of interview questions to help you effectively hire remote job candidates.

Pay Stub Requirements By State

Use this guide to ensure you’re in compliance with federal and state pay stub requirements — and following best practices when generating them.

How to Identify and Keep a High-Potential Employee

What are high-potential employees, and why should companies hold on to them? Implement these strategies to find, develop, and retain HIPO workers.