HR and Management

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What Do The New Overtime Rules Mean For Small Business?

Posted in HR AND MANAGEMENT

Changes to overtime laws, which can impact a small business’s finances, HR policies and employee classifications, go into effect on December 1, 2016. Here is what you need to know about the new law, and possible solutions for your small business. Facts The Fair Labor Standards Act As a small business owner, you’re familiar with [...]
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5 Ways to Boost Employee Trust

Posted in CULTURE AND WORKPLACE

Small-business owners have more to lose than most if their employees aren't 100 percent committed to their jobs.
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How to Improve Employee Communication

Posted in CULTURE AND WORKPLACE

Frequent and transparent communication keeps employee satisfaction high. If your company needs more transparent communication, then read these five tips.
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Should Your Small Business Work with a Professional Employer Organization?

Posted in HR LAWS AND REGULATION

PEOs essentially partner with small businesses like yours to “co-employ” workers.
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5 Ways to Save Time by Automating Your Small Business

Posted in MANAGEMENT AND TRAINING

It's easy to become time strapped when you run a small business. If you're doing things manually, here are 5 areas where automation could save time.
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Review These 4 Areas to Assess Your Small Business’ Health

To get the information you need to make business decisions and plan for future growth, keep track of these four key areas of your small business.
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The 4 Facets of Employee Retention

Posted in MANAGEMENT AND TRAINING

Great employees are a cornerstone of any successful business, but the benefits of good employees can be amplified for smaller business operations.

In the Trenches: Insights from Doing Someone Else’s Job

Posted in MANAGEMENT AND TRAINING

It's remarkable how much you can learn by doing someone else's job for a few days. I did just that at Cranky Concierge recently...