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Fundamentals for Small Businesses

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By: | Oct 17, 2018
Placing ads … reviewing resumes … collecting applications … conducting interviews … checking references … It’s no wonder so many employers dread hiring! It’s a complicated undertaking with multiple stages to manage. That’s why more and more employers are relying on applicant tracking systems to turn that chaos into a consistent, cohesive process. What is... read more
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By: | Sep 27, 2018
Are you struggling to pull together all the pieces of the hiring puzzle? From gathering resumes to scheduling interviews, it can be difficult to stay organized and compliant. Turn the situation around with an applicant tracking system (ATS) … the RIGHT ATS. You’ll find that many systems emphasize recordkeeping over time management and compliance. While... read more
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By: | Sep 19, 2018
A small lawn and garden center requires women applying for positions to pass a lifting test. A loan repayment call center gives a written and oral pre-employment examination to all Hispanic or foreign-born applicants. A restaurant requires black applicants to undergo drug testing but doesn’t ask white applicants to do so. Can you spot the... read more
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By: | Sep 12, 2018
Labor law poster compliance is a serious matter, yet it’s often an oversight for small business owners. Instead of landing at the bottom of your to-do list, mandatory workplace postings should be an ongoing priority. In addition to the federal posting requirements every U.S. business must follow, there are a handful of nuances to be... read more
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By: | Aug 01, 2018
You didn’t think this day would ever come, but it’s finally here. Your business is growing – no, thriving – and you need more personnel to meet the demands. After countless long days, and operating with the leanest of crews, you’re in a position to expand your staff in a few key areas. Great! But... read more
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By: | Jul 25, 2018
When it comes to labor law compliance, small business owners may not realize workplace postings are a federal and state requirement. For those people who are aware, they may think that putting up a few posters on a breakroom wall each year is sufficient. Unfortunately, it’s not this simple. Posting compliance is a complex undertaking... read more