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What’s Next for Remote Work?

The coronavirus pandemic changed a lot of things, and how companies operate is certainly one of them. While not every job can be done remotely, many employers with offices shifted to fully remote work for some or all of their employees. We’ve now been exposed to...

How We Help Business Owners

Starting and running a business is hard. As business owners, you don’t know what you don’t know. When you’re first getting off the ground, it’s easy to make mistakes. You might not even realize you made a mistake until it costs you time, money, or stability as a...

Welcome Our Newest Team Member

We’re pleased to welcome our new team member Ashley Siegman to the WhyHR team. In her role as HR consultant, Ashley will be helping small businesses with all things HR. That means everything from employee relations questions to compliance concerns to how to conduct...

Why Remote Work Policies Are Important

Remote work has been a key recruiting strategy for many organizations for years. Some organizations have fully embraced it and opened up the ability to recruit top talent nationwide. Other companies allow remote work a day or two per week as an added perk for...

Take Breaks to Avoid Breakdowns

Once upon a time, employers expected their employee relationship to be pretty simple: employees do the work requested and they get a paycheck from the employer in return. That was pretty much it at one time in history, but times have changed. With the advent of Gen X...

Policy is Not a Negotiation

All too often we see both new and experienced managers end up in situations where they start negotiating policy instead of enforcing it. Maybe it happens because they feel unsure in their role as a manager or maybe they’re concerned about damaging a work friendship....

How Trolls Can Damage Your Business

We’ve talked in prior posts about how proper onboarding can prevent or eliminate trolls and ways to eliminate the trolls already on your team. But what exactly do we mean by a troll? Well, we don’t actually mean the mythical creatures that live under bridges. You...

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...
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