The elections are finally behind us and the political ads are over - at least for now. President Obama has reiterated that he is an agent for change - change in how government works, change in who we are in the global experience, change in many other … [Read more...] about Managing Change
What's a small company to do if required to offer health insurance? This is a question many small business owners are facing. The federal government is gearing up to tell the American business owner: When or how to form a union When to provide … [Read more...] about Health Care Reform – Some thoughts
As a business owner, consultant, and entrepreneur I have been told by many small business owners that "diversity" is really only applicable to larger businesses. When asked what diversity means to them (the small business owner), many respond it is … [Read more...] about Understanding Diversity in the Workplace
EffortlessHR is honored to be hosting this week's Carnival of HR. Thanks to HR Minion for keeping track and organizing the carnivals! As this is our first time hosting the carnival, please forgive any mistakes. Plenty of posts came in this week, so … [Read more...] about Carnival of HR for July 08
We have been hard at work with our new pricing plans and are proud to announce that effective today, you can find our new pricing at http://www.effortlesshr.com/ Our lowest cost plan is just $29.95/month and includes a full featured online HR … [Read more...] about EffortlessHR.com Introduces New Pricing Model
This post should have been made a long time ago. This is just friendly reminder that we are (and have been) on Twitter and Facebook. Twitter: http://twitter.com/effortlesshr Facebook Group: http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=34653399510 (for … [Read more...] about Join EffortlessHR.com on Twitter and Facebook!
There are so many options available during this difficult economic time to reduce costs. Trying to make the right decision regarding which way to go can be daunting. So many companies are making decisions that while thought to be short term, have … [Read more...] about Is Outsourcing Right for My Small Business?
Over the years, as I consulted with small businesses, I was often asked if an employee handbook was necessary. The questions usually amounted to: - the cost of having an employee handbook written, - the number of employees (I only have one … [Read more...] about Employee Handbooks – Yes or No
Everyone says the economy will be turning around by the end of the 4th quarter 2009, with the employment outlook ticking upwards the first part of 2010. As a business owner, we can only imagine what the journey over the next couple of months will … [Read more...] about Are You Ready for a TRIP?
We are all well aware that the job market is very tight and there are many people who are competing for the same positions. The first step in the process is for employers to review the resumes of people applying for a position. What are they looking … [Read more...] about Top Ten Tips for Resume Writing