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Debunking HR Myths

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By: | Apr 23, 2018
Nonprofits are skilled at maximizing every resource at their disposal in an effort to make the world a better place. One sensible economic tactic may involve bringing in volunteers along with regular, paid employees. Volunteers are vital to a nonprofit’s success, but they also bring with them occasional discipline problems. The big question: When faced... read more
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By: | Dec 04, 2017
Your job advertisement is pulling in resumes by the boatload. The “thumbs-up” pile has some promising prospects. Sweet. Now all that’s left is to interview and hire, right? Not so fast. Spiffy resumes that radiate glowing candidate qualities and experiences may not provide the details you need to properly qualify a potential hire. To capture... read more
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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
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By: | Jul 11, 2017
Myth or fact? The world is flat. The sun revolves around the Earth. Ink on paper is the only legally acceptable signature. Strange as it seems, all three were once believed to be true. Today, all three are most definitely myths, and the last one may surprise you. Many small business owners believe ink signatures... read more
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By: | Jul 04, 2017
Hiring new employees means a lot of paperwork — for you and for them. Among the new hire forms, one you can’t overlook is the required IRS employment tax form W-4. In a rush to get through it all, you may be tempted to streamline the process by helping employees with the form — or... read more
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By: | Jun 13, 2017
If you’re a small business owner, you already know that the mandatory Form I-9 is tricky to complete. The I-9 is necessary to verify an individual’s right to work in the USA — and requires a careful review of specific types of identification within three days of an employee’s start date. But does the time... read more