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Give Employees Three Ways to Report Issues

Many companies say they have an open door policy. It’s expected and often seen as part of the culture of workplaces today. But is it really true? If they don’t have the right avenues in place to report issues or concerns, then probably not. It takes more to build a...

The Forgotten Liability

You’re probably aware that when you hire people for your business, you incur liability. But there’s one employee you might not think about being a liability. It’s the person who’s been there from the very beginning, taking care of the business, shepherding it and...

Education Comes First: The Reason WhyHR Exists

When it comes to human resources needs, there are lots of companies out there that may be able to help with different pieces of the HR puzzle, such as benefits, payroll, insurance, policy, etc. So why should you hire an HR consulting firm? One simple reason: You don’t...

Meet Our New Team Member

We’re excited to welcome a new team member to Why HR! Linda Roberts recently joined our team as a bilingual assistant. In this role, she will be helping answer client questions and helping new employees of our clients complete their paperwork. She’ll also be helping...

Do You Really Know Why You’re Doing That?

There’s one conversation we have with lots of clients and even with lots of business owners who aren’t our clients. The exact topic of the conversation can vary, but it always comes back to asking the simple question, “Why?” At Why HR, we are an education first...

Three Tips to Hiring the Right Candidate

If you’re the owner of a small business with employees, chances are you’ve hired the wrong candidate at some point. It happens sometimes, even for owners who have a consistent process and lots of experience. According to one Robert Half survey, 81 percent of managers...

What Matters More—Performance or Culture Fit?

At least once a year, every company should take stock of every employee and where they stand in terms of performance and culture fit within the organization. Here’s what you need to do: Take a sheet of paper and divide it into four quadrants. Then label the vertical...

Four Ways to Stop Dreading Your Benefits Renewal

When it comes to benefits, and particularly health insurance, we talk to a lot of small business owners who are frustrated about their options. They feel like they have to sign up for whatever is in front of them if they want to provide health insurance for their...

Why Attendance Policies are Important

In the past few years, there’s been a trend of companies throwing out some key policies, including things like dress code and attendance policies. Some of it stems from decision makers feeling like the policies are outdated and no longer necessary, but are they really...
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