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When you think of the phrase, “back to school” it can bring up several images – it could bring up memories of when you were a youngster, enjoying the summer and all of a sudden faced with the reality that school would be starting up again very … [Read more...] about Back To School – Already?!
We finally got around to making a video. Hope you all enjoy it, and it helps you understand the importance of a cloud based HR system for the small or medium sized business. [yframe url='http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZiJiWM7UKFU'] If you want to … [Read more...] about EffortlessHR Online HRIS – Testimonials and Introduction Video
Before we begin to discuss being a leader, we probably should define what a leader is. This is important because there can be a distinction between being a “boss” and being a “leader”. Your position may define you as a boss, which provides you … [Read more...] about How to be an effective leader
I was the VP of HR for a fairly large organization several years ago when the terrible unexpected happened.You always think, "This can't be happening to us" only to find that it can and does happen. What is it that happened? The second in command, … [Read more...] about Do We Need Succession Planning?
Many employers are facing turnover issues that they may not have had to deal with in the past. Some of the turnover is downsizing due to a tough economy. That type of turnover is not the common turnover that employers deal with consistently. It is … [Read more...] about Understanding Employee Turnover
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, over 7 million - 5.3% of the labor force held more than one job. People work at multiple jobs for a variety of reasons. In today's economy, people are often compelled to work two jobs just to make ends … [Read more...] about Moonlighting
That's right! We are bringing back our very popular free trial for our EffortlessHR Online HR Software system. Just in case you read the blog, and have never visited our main site ( http://www.effortlesshr.com/ ) , We'll list some of our exciting … [Read more...] about EffortlessHR Announces Free Trial for Web-based Small Business HRIS / HRMS Software
When I first started my own consulting business, in 2001, I was a sole owner/worker and thought I was on top of the world! I was really ready to have people knocking on my door, ready to use my incredible services. As any first time business owner … [Read more...] about Building Your Own “Field of Dreams”
A Layman's Journey to Effortless Human Resources, author Lola Kakes As a business owner, you want to expand your company by building a solid team, not a three-ring circus. There's a reason human resources work is often compared to … [Read more...] about If You Don’t Own a Circus… You Shouldn’t Be Hiring Clowns!