Tips On Small-Business Payroll

Let’s say you’re a small business that doesn’t have enough employees to warrant an entire human resources department. At the same time, the idea of manually doing payroll just doesn’t suit you. After all, who wants to tackle payroll when there are estimates out there claiming payroll can take an average of 18 hours per […]

7 Ways To Manage the Worker Shortage

Many businesses are struggling with a worker shortage. It is happening across the board: staff shortages at our doctors’ offices, at child care centers and at the restaurants we frequent. Businesses, their employees and their customers and clients all are unhappy and trying hard to find solutions. Here are seven things businesses can focus on […]

Working for a Younger Boss

Younger employees, including Millennials and even Gen Z “Zoomers,” increasingly find themselves in supervisory positions. When a young executive must manage an older colleague, tension can ensue. The more seasoned worker may harbor resentment, while the younger boss may feel insecure.  The relationship, labeled by sociologists as “status incongruence,” is understandable: it appears to go […]

HR & Payroll Goals for Small Businesses

Because small businesses often have limited assets, it’s vital that they prioritize their human resource objectives. Staffing, budgeting, legal compliance and outsourcing are top HR goals to consider. Staffing To save money, some small employers add HR tasks to the workload of employees who have no (or very little) HR experience. However, this misdelegation of […]

How To Protect Employees’ Private Information

Personal identifiable information is defined as the personal information of an individual that can be used to identify them. According to the Department of Labor, PII can be in the form of either direct or indirect information.  Examples of direct forms of PII include the following: Examples of indirect forms of PII are as follows: […]