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Being Intentional About Company Culture

Your company has a culture. No matter how big or how small, your company is made up of people. And people create cultures. Good or bad, intentional or unintentional, you will have a company culture. A culture is made up of the habits, customs, and preferences that...

Why You Shouldn’t Make Assumptions in Business

One of the first conversations we have with many business owners when we start working with them is about not making assumptions. Assumptions are the ultimate purveyor of risk, yet people make assumptions all the time. Often, we make assumptions out of laziness...

A Crazy Idea for Recruitment: Paying Student Loan Debt

We’ve talked about investing in your employees before and how it can help with recruitment and retention. When most employers think about investing in employees, they think about making a future investment to benefit their company with things like training or...

The Whole Picture of Employee Benefits

When you hear the word benefits, the first thing you probably think of is healthcare. And when you think compensation, you probably think about salary first. But compensation and benefits can be about much more than just salary and healthcare. It’s easy to fall into a...

New Overtime Regulations in 2020

A full three years ago we wrote a blog about the upcoming changes to the overtime regulations outlined in the Fair Labor Standards Act. Those changes later got delayed and further modified, but now they’re set to go into effect on January 1, 2020. Is your organization...

Don’t Fear Losing Employees

Are you afraid of losing your best workers? Many companies try to prevent their employees from attending networking events, conferences, or other professional training opportunities because they’re afraid they’ll lose them. I talk to CEOs frequently who say, “Oh, if...

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...
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