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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Calculating Overtime: Tips for Avoiding Mistakes

Learn how to avoid common mistakes when calculating overtime for your employees.

5 Essential Automation Tools Every HR Manager Must Have

Learn how HR automation tools can make life easier for both HR teams and other employees.

New Flexible Benefits Max Amounts for 2022

The IRS has announced benefits plan limits for 2022. Check them out here.

Small Business Guide to the FLSA

Employers have a responsibility to comply with Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) regulations. Here's what you need to know about the FLSA.

Workplace Retaliation: What It Is, and Why You Should Avoid It

Retaliation can come at a high cost. Here's how employers can prevent it — and why they should avoid it.

Salaries 101: Creating Your Company’s Compensation Plan

Learn how to create an effective and fair compensation plan for your company by following these 8 essential steps.

How to Conduct a Pay Audit, and Why It Matters

Pay audits are critical to ensure your staff are being compensated fairly and there aren't any major salary disparities within the workplace.

Payroll Terms and Definitions: A Comprehensive Glossary

Access this glossary that's filled with the most common payroll terms and easy-to-understand definitions.

A Guide to Moving an Employee from Full Time to Part Time

Check out this guide for tips on moving an employee from full time to part time — including financial considerations, benefits, notice requirements, and more.

The Big List of HR Terms: Every HR Definition You Need To Know

Want to know the most common HR terms and their definitions? Keep this glossary on hand.