Author Archives: Writer

When Is It Best to Hire a Payroll Service?

Whether you own a small business or a large one, hiring a payroll company can make your life a lot easier. Turning your payroll over to an outside service can save you time, money and hassle—time, money and energy you can spend on more exciting business processes. If you’ve been wondering when you need to […]

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When to Hire an HR Specialist for Your Business

The time may come when you decide your small business needs an HR professional. You can either hire an HR manager to join your team, or work with a company that specializes in outsourced HR management. Whatever route you choose, your professional will work alongside your company’s senior leadership to develop and implement strategies in […]

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Understanding Workers’ Compensation

As the owner of a business, you must understand your responsibility for workers’ compensation when injuries occur in the workplace. But what is workers’ compensation, and what do you need to know about providing it? Here’s an overview of the workers’ compensation process. Covering workplace accidents Workers’ compensation insurance is the policy that pays out […]

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Payroll Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

How often do you sit back and think about your payroll process? If everything is running smoothly, you won’t have to think about it much, if at all—but if it’s riddled with payroll mistakes, it will affect everything else in your day-to-day operations. To protect your company from legal liability, and keep your staff happy, […]

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Ways to Make Your Staff Meetings More Effective

You’ve undoubtedly heard people complain, “That meeting could have been an email.” Often, however, staff meetings are necessary—they present an opportunity to communicate important ideas with your team and encourage feedback. Whether you’re providing new training, reinforcing the company’s vision or informing them of recent changes, staff meetings aren’t going anywhere. Here’s how to make […]

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