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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.

By: | May 15, 2018
This article was updated on 6/10/2019. When your small business is hiring, it takes awareness and action to avoid the more common legal missteps. Take the all-important job application. In the article, “Does Your State Ban the Box with Job Applications? What You Need to Know,” we discussed the trend of states restricting employers from... read more
By: | May 07, 2018
You asked it during our Why HR Should Matter to Small Businesses Now More than Ever Webinar, now we’re answering it! Listen to the recording to get answers to your toughest questions that we weren’t able to cover during the webinar. Plus, get exclusive insights and even more guidance from labor law attorney, Shanna Wall,... read more
By: | Apr 24, 2018
Clients often ask me the best time to hire a Human Resources manager. If you’re a small company – generally 30 to 50 people – you probably don’t need a single, dedicated person for this role. Nonetheless, even if you only have one or two employees, you can’t overlook the importance of HR. In fact,... read more
By: | Apr 19, 2018
Whether you attended the Why HR Should Matter to Small Businesses More than Ever Webinar held on May 3, 2018 at 3PM or not, you can watch the video below for a replay of what went down. Need a refresher on what the webinar was about? Why HR Should Matter to Small Businesses More Now... read more
By: | Aug 14, 2017
Would you elect to have brain surgery from a med student? Choose a commercial airline staffed solely by flight school pilots? Invest your retirement savings in a neighborhood investment club? Though each of these examples has people somewhat qualified for the task at hand, chances are you’d prefer an experienced neurosurgeon, tenured pilot or successful... read more
By: | Jul 25, 2017
Many small business owners stick with safe and reliable manual paper processes for managing HR needs — despite the existence of technology that streamlines activities and enhances efficiency. Why? Most often, it’s fear of the unknown. Common cries of resistance include, “There’s no time to learn something new!” and “I can’t afford new technology!” If... read more