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Why Small Businesses Need Employee Handbooks

Having your company’s policies and procedures outlined in a handbook, updated regularly and legally reviewed, will notably help a small business run smoothly when it comes to managing vacation requests, attendance, discipline, and much more. Having these written rules and guidelines can lower a small business’ risk of liability and protect against expensive lawsuits. All [...]

2019-05-22T20:48:47+00:00Human Resources|

Employer HR Tips – March 2019

Keeping Employee Files Protected Security of employee data has gained attention when it comes to data on company computer networks and intranets. A recent court case, Dittman vs UPMC, has held a company responsible for employee data that was stolen from its computer network. In addition to reviewing your electronic data security policies, do not [...]

Job Hunting Tips of the Day – February 2019

When does the interview process actually begin? When application is submitted: Sending your resume in for a job doesn’t stop there, nor is it the only information you should be sending. To stand out as a polished and professional job candidate, you should attach a cover letter written specifically for that company detailing why you [...]

Employer HR Tips – December 2018

An employee’s salary is an important component of job satisfaction. There are a number of factors in determining a competitive salary. Check out this month’s employer tips for the next time you’re determining employee salaries.  Classification When determining your employees’ salaries, first consider whether they are exempt or non-exempt. Exempt employees are paid a salary [...]