Do You Know About the New Workplace Laws in 2015?

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As an employer, it’s important to understand that there are certain employment related laws in place to protect your employees These laws include recruitment advertising and hiring practices, health insurance requirements, career opportunities, and other rules that make it illegal for employers to discriminate against protected classes of people. It’s always important to stay up-to-date on workplace laws […]

Reward Employees Without Offering a Raise

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Rewarding employees is an important part of keeping them around for the long-term. The problem is, not a lot of companies have the money to hand out raises on a consistent basis. Some are still struggling to break even, especially in this tough economy. Others are looking for ways to reduce payroll, not increase it. […]

Employment Laws That Will Affect Your Business in 2012

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The New Year brings a great many good things for millions of small businesses around the nation, as well as some challenges in terms of employment laws and reform taking place now. These HR and employment laws can and will affect your business in 2012 in both positive and negative way. The best course of […]

Preparing for Your Annual Performance Review

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You have worked all year to boost your employer’s view of you and while you admit that you’ve made a few mistakes along the way, you want to ace that annual performance review. Most companies gather data from each employee’s work throughout the year and compile it into a concise, organized review. You sit down […]

The Benefits of Offering Educational Assistance to Employees

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Having a highly skilled workforce can be the mark of a great organization. Most employees enjoy learning new things and having the opportunity to apply what they learn in their employment.  Workers do not like to become stagnant doing the same thing each day without being challenged. Offering educational benefits can help enrich employees and […]

The Benefits of Employee Recognition

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Employee recognition is vital to ensure a solid working community. It doesn’t matter if you have a small staff or hundreds of people: recognizing the sacrifices that employees make on a daily basis will go a long way towards employee satisfaction. As a general rule of thumb, the more satisfied the employee, the more productive […]

Creative Incentive Ideas for Short-term Employees

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The benefits of incentive plans should not be limited to just full time workers. Short-term employees are also deserving of bonuses and incentives for work well done. Since the main goal of employee incentive plans is to encourage higher performance and motivation at work, it only makes sense that all levels of employees will respond […]

What Do the Top-rated Employers Have in Common?

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Every year, Forbes magazine puts out a new report on the “100 Best Companies to Work for”, which is read by thousands of job seekers. If you’ve ever read that list, it can make you stop and think about what would it take to have your company make this list too? The answer may be […]