Riia O'Donnell

Riia O’Donnell is a Human Resource professional with over 15 years of hands-on experience in every discipline of the field. A subject matter expert, she has written for the online HR market for over 8 years. Her first job, at age 15, was working the early morning shift at a local bakery on weekends.

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Why Your Employees May Be Unhappy About Health Benefits Plans

You don’t want your workers making the wrong choices for their health plans. Here’s how to help your employees find the right coverage and improve their wellbeing.

Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Deadline is Extended to Saturday, August 8

The Small Business Administration (SBA) announced an extension of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). Small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) now have until Saturday, August 8, to apply. 

Providing Health Benefits: The Good, the Bad, the Ugly (and the Answers!)

Need help understanding the positives and negatives of providing health benefits to your employees? We have the guide for you.

Why Your Business Should Have Online Open Enrollment

Business owners: Say goodbye to open enrollment being an expensive time drain.

How to Combat Timecard Fraud

Timecard fraud is when an employee says they worked more time than they actually did, and then takes payment for it.

Open Enrollment 2021 Checklist

Open enrollment 2021 will look different this year because of COVID-19. Get a head start on the process to make this busy time of year as smooth as possible.

New Stimulus Package in Negotiations to Help Small Businesses, Workers

6 things to look out for as Congress begins negotiating on the next round of stimulus

4 Steps to Creating a Crisis Management Plan

Is your business ready to handle crises that come your way?

8 Hiring Best Practices for Every Small Business

Is your approach to hiring all wrong? Use this guide to see where your hiring process ranks

Congress Helps Non-Profits With Cash Flow Problems

The Protecting Nonprofits from Catastrophic Cash Flow Strain Act of 2020 provides much needed relief to non-profits who have experienced cash flow problems as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak