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
Well.. We finished up our programming and design ahead of schedule and are proud to introduce Effortless Forms. EffortlessHR Forms has 325 business and HR forms (many of which are free!) , templates, and spreadsheets available at the time of … [Read more...] about EffortlessHR launches “Effortless Forms” for Business and HR
One of the most difficult situations we come across in business, is the "angry customer". We want nothing more than to slap this person and send them on their way. Please resist this urge as it's not worth losing that customer or going to jailJ … [Read more...] about Can You Make an Angry Customer Loyal?
Human Resource management is the process a company uses to ensure the effective and efficient use of their "people" talents to accomplish organizational goals. If these resources are managed properly and effective, the organization would most likely … [Read more...] about Human Resource Management at Work
With all of the news out there involving the current world news... Here are some reasonable steps to prepare for a pandemic: Designate one person as the office contact If the WHO (World Health Organization) increases the health risk level to 6 … [Read more...] about H1N1, Swine Flu, Pandemic – What does an employer do?
In today's economy it is more important than ever to avoid turnover. Turnover is extremely costly. These are the factors you need to consider when estimating what the bottom line is when it comes to calculating turnover. First, there are separation … [Read more...] about Employee Turnover — Any Idea What It’s Costing?
EffortlessHR announces new software which allows a company to stay green by creating and storing HR policy manuals online. Many businesses are too small to have a human resource professional on staff to handle the important task of developing an … [Read more...] about EffortlessHR Introduces Online Employee Handbook Builder
Taming the COBRA "Lion" The old adage, "March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb" is proving to be too very true for companies across the country. Why? Well, effective March 1st, the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) … [Read more...] about COBRA Alert – New Rules & Changes from ARRA Stimulus Package