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By: | Apr 08, 2019
Imagine driving to work one morning with no street signs or traffic lights to guide you. You would be super cautious every time you came to an intersection, and chances are good you’d be pulling your hair by the time you got to work due to the stress. Lights, signs and programmed systems create order... read more
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By: | Mar 28, 2019
Is sexual harassment on the rise in U.S. workplaces, or are more people stepping forward and filing complaints? Regardless which statement is accurate, harassment has become a critical HR issue for businesses large and small following the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements. And for companies that don’t have a plan to build awareness and address harassment... read more
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By: | Mar 25, 2019
It seems like just yesterday when small business owners deployed the high-tech system of strategic sticky-note placement to track employee time-off requests and absenteeism. You remember, Jeff was on blue stickies next to the stapler, Gina was yellow piled under the “Best Boss” trophy, and Terry was pink behind the rolodex. And don’t forget the... read more
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By: | Mar 25, 2019
From Hollywood to the boardroom to the break room, sexual harassment headlines have shined an uncomfortable but necessary spotlight on harassment over the past year and a half. One emerging challenge for businesses without an onsite HR professional is determining what is and isn’t harassment, as well as what’s considered illegal. On one hand, many... read more
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By: | Feb 20, 2019
Let’s get right to the point: There’s a smart way to approach employee attendance monitoring and a lazy way. While one (the turn-the-other-cheek method) may seem easier and less confrontational, the other (easy-to-use apps) helps you save money, hold employees accountable and improve morale. Which do you prefer? The turn-the-other-check method is simple: Do nothing... read more
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By: | Feb 13, 2019
Everything is moving to the web these days – shopping, movie-watching, even job application management. Say what? It’s true. In our ever-evolving world of technology, you can now customize a job application that meets the specific needs of your business and manage the entire process from the comfort of your desktop. Even better: The right... read more