Attracting talent is a necessary part of the Human Capital Management equation… but a small business that is able to retain their most talented employees has the potential to grow into a long lived, profitable company. On top of our payroll services, our role with many of our partners is working with them on talent… Continue reading Creating a Post-Pandemic Talent Retention Plan
In January 2021, the Department of Labor issued a rule clarifying the standard for employees versus independent contractors under the Fair Labor Standards Act. Now, as of May 2021, the Department of Labor withdrew the “Independent Contractor Status Under the Fair Labor Standards Act” final rule. According to the Society for Human Resource Management, “The… Continue reading DOL Withdraws Independent Contractor Rule
While creating your company’s hiring plan for a post-COVID world, you need to adapt to a new reality. To begin with, your employee hiring considerations should include these trends: 1. Talent Shortage There is an ongoing talent shortage in many industries, making the hiring more competitive than it has been in a long time. Businesses… Continue reading 5 Employee Hiring Considerations in a New Era
The employee handbook has always been a great and valuable resource for employers. But recently, it has become more important than ever. The employee handbook can no longer viewed as simply a communication tool for employers. It’s now regarded as a protection strategy as well. The handbook can be your recipe for onboarding success and… Continue reading Why Your Company Needs an Employee Handbook
Regardless of your level of involvement in payroll, there are certain terms that you should know. Below is a roundup of words that are commonly used in the payroll industry. After-tax deductions These deductions are subtracted from employees’ wages after pretax deductions and payroll taxes have been taken out. After-tax deductions — such as wage… Continue reading 14 Important Payroll Terms You Should Know
Becoming an employer of choice is about positioning your company in a way that makes candidates eager to work for you and your most qualified employees likely to stay with you. When your competitors appear with tempting incentives, these candidates and employees will refuse because you are fulfilling their needs. These needs can vary from… Continue reading Benefits Can Make You a Star Employer
When employees terminate, they should return any company property loaned to them. If they fail to do so, you might be able to dock their pay. It’s not uncommon for employers to entrust company property to employees, such as: Office keys. Building entrance badges. Uniforms. Computers/laptops. Cellphones. Vehicles. Job-specific tools or equipment. If the employee… Continue reading Failure to Return Company Property: What Are the Payroll Rules?
How long do you have to keep records? There’s no one answer. However, we’ve summarized some of the most common federal laws relevant to employment record keeping. Note that applicability may vary by employer size. Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 Resumes. Job applications. Job advertisements and postings. Interview notes. Preemployment screening… Continue reading Employment Records Retention: What Are the Federal Laws?