A study of domestic violence survivors by The Commonwealth Fund in New York * found that 74% of employed battered women were harassed by their partner while they were at work. Homicide was the second leading cause of death on the job for women in … [Read more...] about Domestic Violence Doesn’t Remain at Home
An important element of a company's profitability is their payroll expense. It is vital that a business owner realize the full cost of an employee, especially when considering adding to staff. Some examples of these costs, in addition to regular … [Read more...] about Payroll Expense Management
As a business owner hiring a new employee, do you consider what additional revenue this addition to the company will create. The increased revenue can come from actual sales from the new employee or it could be that this employee @ $12.00/hour (plus … [Read more...] about Smart Hiring Practices
Those who remember Kermit the Frog’s song, “It isn’t easy being green”, will admit there are challenges for a company who wants to be environmentally responsible. A direct benefit is that an eco-friendly company will be able to attract and retain … [Read more...] about Going “Green” – Small Business Can Do Its Part
Employee retention is one of the key issues facing businesses of all sizes. We know that turnover is expensive – two and a half times an employee’s annual salary – more for a managerial level employee. Many think money is the key motivated, but it … [Read more...] about Are you a Manager or an “Ogre”?
Recordkeeping has been a major obstacle for many companies who don’t know what to save, where to save the files, how long they need to save them, or what to do with them once they are created. More importantly, they don’t know who has access to them … [Read more...] about Understanding HR Recordkeeping
Fires in California, tornados throughout the mid-west, flooding in the farm lands and closing in on another hurricane season – welcome to Mother Nature! As a business owner, especially a small business owner, are you ready? Hurricane Katrina is … [Read more...] about The Human Resource Approach to Disaster Recovery
Most companies request that applicants send their résumés to either an email address or a business address because it is a quick and simple way to check skills and qualifications. This information will help you to determine if you wish to continue … [Read more...] about Hiring Smart Process – Resume Reviews