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The Smart Apps blog aims to educate and inform business owners on the benefits of using small business HR software for essential tasks. Whether it’s attendance, online hiring or employee recordkeeping, the HRdirect Smart Apps suite of tools has your small business covered.

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By: | Apr 27, 2021
What Does HR for Small Business Look Like?   In the best of times, running a successful small business requires a careful balance of operational efficiency, exceptional customer service and healthy profit margins. Add a pandemic to the equation, though, and you’re looking at a host of challenges that threaten to disrupt this balance at... read more
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By: | Jun 08, 2020
Approximately 5.6 million workers are at risk of exposure to bloodborne pathogens, such as Human Immunodeficiency Virus (the virus that causes AIDS), Hepatitis B Virus and Hepatitis C Virus. — Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Read that again: 5.6 million workers are at risk. That’s a significant segment of the workforce. While public service... read more
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By: | May 12, 2020
Under the federal Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA), every employer is responsible for maintaining a safe, OSHA-compliant workplace. This involves following certain, industry-specific safety standards, in addition to providing safety training so employees have the skills and knowledge to safely do their work. The benefits of employee training cannot be overstated: Fewer workplace accidents,... read more
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By: | Jun 03, 2019
With numerous high-profile and alarming cases of harassment making news in recent years, the takeaways are clear. Workplace harassment is a pervasive issue across the nation, and businesses of all sizes must take proactive steps to prevent it. In addition to an anti-harassment policy, the most meaningful way to protect your business from problematic behavior... read more
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By: | May 28, 2019
Over time, employee records can begin to accumulate and take up precious space. At which point you may be tempted to throw some of them out. But did you know that when you hire employees, you’re required by law to keep certain records from one to 30 years? These range from salary and payroll information... read more
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By: | Feb 27, 2019
Small business owners are constantly searching for an edge. Whether it’s an edge over the competition or technology that puts more time in their day, gaining an advantage ultimately makes businesses more profitable. One technology in particular has emerged as a time-saver for small businesses when it comes to managing employee time off requests –... read more