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 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.

What Is Average PTO in 2022?

A productive workforce is the ultimate win for your business; offering paid time off helps you attract and retain qualified people.

Absence Management: Why You Should Be Doing It

Regardless of your business size, you must have attendance policies that address employee absences.

What Is the Average Number of Sick Days in the U.S.?

On average, workers who receive a fixed number of paid sick days use only around half of the sick days they earn per year.