Many business owners think of FMLA only when an employee is ready to go out on maternity leave or if an employee is facing a catastrophic illness such as cancer. FMLA also covers migraine headaches, back pain, influenza – and other illnesses that are … [Read more...] about FMLA – Not Just Coverage for Pregnancy
Payroll is an important aspect of running a business with employees. An efficient and organized process can make payroll less cumbersome and costly. Here are seven simple and effective payroll tips that can benefit every business owner. 1. … [Read more...] about Top 7 Payroll Tips for Business Owners
Companies know they have to maintain a certain level of branding when dealing with consumers - but what about with prospective employees? Company branding is becoming a major element to the hiring process. In an age where social media has personified … [Read more...] about The Importance of Branding In Hiring
The current job market is saturated with highly qualified individuals, and the most qualified job seekers are looking for much more than just a paycheck in their search for employment. In order to attract the best candidates, you should have certain … [Read more...] about Keys to Attracting Top Talent
It may seem quiet around here, but we've been busy working on new enhancements to our web-based human resources management system. The most notable update would be the addition of an Applicant Tracking System (ATS). We've put a huge amount of effort … [Read more...] about Online HR Software – December 2013 Update
By Steve Miranda In my 17 years as a senior level HR practitioner, I’ve seen good and bad corporate policies. The only real difference between the two is that good policies are those that employees follow. Social media policies are no exception. But … [Read more...] about Three Key Characteristics of a Smart Social Media Policy
“The whole is greater than the sum of the parts.” Everyone’s heard that expression. And we’re all familiar with what it means: An effective team can accomplish more as a whole than its individual members can accomplish on their own. The key word … [Read more...] about Avoiding the 7 Big Team-Building Blunders
The other day I was talking with my mentor and he asked an interesting (I thought) question. “What does EffortlessHR offer a CEO that would make them want to use your product?” I, of course, went through all the benefits and features of … [Read more...] about What Gets Your Attention …?
A hit show (just finishing up their 3rd season) is “The Walking Dead”, about a zombie apocalypse. Whether or not you have ever watched it or heard of it, the show is scary and if you put the concept into your office, it can be REALLY frightening. … [Read more...] about HR Practices – Do You Have Zombies in Your Office?
I' m sure that there are plenty of posts on this topic, but we have had first-hand experience for several years in dealing with comment spammers. Each of the plugins below are in use by the EffortlessHR Blog and they all work in uniquely different … [Read more...] about The Best WordPress Anti-Spam Plugins for 2012-2013