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How Can I Use DiSC Personality Profiles to Understand How My Colleagues Work and Improve Employee Interactions?

Posted on: October 29th, 2020 by

Everyone has their own unique personality which drives the way they think, act and react. This can often create situations where statements and actions are misperceived by others, resulting in tension, hurt feelings, poor communication, or unmet expectations. Similarly, a failure to understand the ways in which others think and act can increase conflict, particularly…

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Employer Tips on Employee Reclassification Buy-In

Posted on: September 29th, 2020 by

The Department of Labor (DOL) periodically raises the earnings threshold necessary for executive, professional and administrative employees to qualify for FLSA exemption from overtime wages. The last change went into effect in January 2020 and raised the earning threshold to $35,568/year. Whenever this earnings threshold changes, it may require you to evaluate the status of…

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Managing Masks in the Workplace

Posted on: August 27th, 2020 by

Depending on the state you live in, masks are now very commonplace when you are out and about. While some have made mask-wearing political statements about personal rights versus COVID spread, here in Colorado, the Governor has mandated wearing them. As a result of the mask mandate, we do get asked how employers should navigate…

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2020 Colorado General Assembly Wrap-up

Posted on: August 20th, 2020 by

Colorado 2020 Legislator Impact on Small Business The 2020 Legislative Session finally came to a close on June 15 after one of the most strange and unique sessions in Colorado history.  As your Denver PEO, we feel it is important to provide you with information on new bills and legislation that impact your business and…

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Employee Mental Health During COVID

Posted on: July 20th, 2020 by

We all know that the past several months have been a bit unsettled. After all, many of you and your employees have had to deal with remote working, juggling remote learning, and, in some cases, a partial return to the workplace. And, now, in the middle of the summer, many are experiencing a COVID resurgence…

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Tips: Returning To Work During COVID

Posted on: June 18th, 2020 by

Across the country, businesses are starting to re-open to a new normal in light of COVID-19. In workplaces, this means strict protocols around keeping co-workers spaced six feet apart, staggering schedules, and more. And, while some businesses are ready to welcome back employees into the office, there are still many employees who may not share…

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Stay Focused While Working From Home Tips

Posted on: April 28th, 2020 by

Like most everyone, you are likely finding yourself working from home as a result of COVID-19. And, not only are you working, but you may also be helping your kids navigate remote learning at the same time. All this can be a significant change, especially for those of you who prefer being in the office.…

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Remote Working – The Facts

Posted on: April 13th, 2020 by

With the current pandemic, more and more organizations are working remotely and having to learn the ins and outs of a successful remote work deployment. While this may be a little uncertain for some companies who are used to having their teams in the same physical location, there’s no reason to fear shifting to a…

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Why You Should Consider Using a PEO

Posted on: February 19th, 2020 by

As an employer, you have a hundred choices to make on any given day. Even with a strong team, you are thinking about your business almost 24/7. You want it to succeed, and sometimes that success hinges on partnerships you can trust. Outsourcing some aspects of HR – like benefits and insurance – can feel…

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Confidentiality in Workplace Investigations

Posted on: January 13th, 2020 by

Recently, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) ruled that employers can require confidentiality from employees involved in a workplace investigation. This ruling overturned the previous, Obama-era ruling that stated employers were required to determine, on a case-by-case basis, whether or not demanding confidentiality infringed upon an employee’s statutory rights to discuss the terms and conditions…

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