Words matter. The terms we use to describe things can shape the ways we think about them. And that’s true for people, too. How you refer to your employees can make a big difference. Of course the term employees is always common, and there are many other terms that people use. But make sure you’re…

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Over the past year-plus, many businesses have discovered that a hybrid model of in-office and remote work is effective for what they do. If that sounds like you, that’s great! But with the hybrid model comes the risk that people working in the office will experience a different culture from those working remotely. It takes…

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Do you have exempt employees? Under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), these are employees who are exempt from receiving overtime pay for hours worked beyond 40 in a week, and the classification is based on three tests. But even if your exempt employees meet those requirements, there are some common mistakes many employers make…

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What new state and local laws impact your business? How do you keep track of potential changes that could affect how you manage your employees? The good news is that the ADP Eye on Washington series regularly collects important legislative updates that you need to know about. This month’s edition includes new laws and regulations…

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Has your company changed the way it approaches benefits and compensation in the wake of all the changes that have happened in the past year and a half? With a tougher hiring market, and an increase in options like working from home and flex scheduling, things have changed a lot in a very short period…

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Think about what your work looked like 5 years ago. How much have things changed since then? For many industries, these changes have been dramatic. But even as we navigate this new world, we should be aware that everything we see today is building on things that came before. And the things that come in…

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One of the most important pieces of information for your employees is how often they will get paid. So if you decide to change your pay frequency, maybe from monthly to bi-weekly, or bi-weekly to weekly, that change needs to be handled very carefully to make sure employees know what is happening and what they…

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Are you creating an employee handbook for the first time? Or maybe you’re looking to make some updates to your old handbook. In either case, we have some advice for you! Your employee handbook is one of the most important documents for any business, and with the right approach you’ll not only include the legally…

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As the economy continues to recover from the Covid-19 pandemic, it has seen some things bounce back to the pre-pandemic normal, while others are seeing significant changes. Hiring patterns are no exception. One industry in particular that has seen major changes is retail, which is in the middle of a dramatic shift due to ecommerce.…

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Ever since the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic, businesses have been very focused on the problems directly in front of them. In a crisis, you can’t afford to ignore these urgent challenges! But we also can’t afford to put off long-term strategic planning indefinitely, either. And if you haven’t done so yet, now is the…

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