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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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How to Engage Your Remote Workforce

Posted on: October 2nd, 2019 by

With technology the way it is, there are so many ways to work. More and more companies are offering the ability to work from home or work remotely – some companies (like Buffer) are working with entirely remote workforces. Whatever version of this diversified workforce is present in your office, it takes a different strategy…

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Revised Overtime Rule Announced

Posted on: September 25th, 2019 by

The wait is now over as the Department of Labor has announced changes to the Overtime Rule that impact exempt and non-exempt employee status. With this revision, the minimum salary threshold for the Fair Labor Standards Act’s white-collar exemption has increased. Revised Employee Exempt Threshold The new exemption is now set at $684 per week…

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How to Create a Powerful Millennial Team

Posted on: July 29th, 2019 by

Engaging Millennials at Work As an HR Consultant and payroll services provider, we all know what it’s like to work with a multi-generational workforce, but now, more than ever, the differences between those generations are apparent and sometimes, with more and more digital natives becoming mid and senior-level employees within the workforce, knowing how to…

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Sitting is the New Smoking

Posted on: May 23rd, 2019 by

Innovative Ways to Keep Employees Engaged, Productive and Healthy Keeping a workforce engaged and healthy is no easy task. Especially when your company is made up of positions that are mostly desk jobs and there is an increasing amount of evidence pointing toward constantly sitting as a negative thing for long term health. Some studies…

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Affordable Care Act Texas Ruling – What it Means for Employers

Posted on: March 15th, 2019 by

The American healthcare system has seen a lot of change in recent years, and if you’ve been in business for a while, we’re sure you’ve probably noticed the shifts. Recently, there has been a lot of buzz around an Affordable Care Act Texas ruling and what individual states may be able to do with it.…

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