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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 Some of it stems from decision makers feeling like the policies are outdated and no longer necessary, but are they really...

Is Your Business Ready for Interns?

Many businesses think about hiring interns as a way to get easy help with an overwhelming workload. They think of an internship as free labor. But an internship is decidedly not free labor—in fact, it’s supposed to be something of a burden on the employer. If you go...

Why You Should Worry About Compliance

A lot of small businesses think it won’t happen to them. They won’t get fined for skirting a few rules. They’re a small business, so nobody will notice if they’re not in compliance, right? But it can happen. It does happen. And it can be costly. One small business...

Three Areas of Training for New Managers

Your business is growing and you’re either ready to hire your first manager position or you’re planning to promote from within to a supervisor or manager position. But what happens next? What sort of training should you plan for a new manager to ensure they’re set up...
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