One of the most significant trends in workforce management is an increasing reliance on independent contractors and gig economy workers to fill out organizations’ needs. However, while that approach gives companies a lot of flexibility to deal with projects as they come up, it creates possible compliance problems. Companies must be careful to correctly classify…

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As the Covid-19 pandemic has now stretched past a full year, many of your employees may be struggling with burnout. Even your best employees can be overwhelmed by the stress of this difficult season. It’s important for you to be able to recognize the warning signs, and know what to do to help workers who…

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While the past year has been a challenging time for all business owners and employees alike, it has been especially difficult for women in business. As we approach the end of Women’s History Month, we wanted to take some time to celebrate women entrepreneurs and discuss some of the unique challenges women in business have…

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In the course of preventing the spread of Covid-19 in the workplace, many companies have begun collecting more information from their employees about their health. But that has added possible concerns about privacy with that data: what data is collected, what is it used for, and how is it protected? In our latest article, we’re…

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If you have employees, you’re likely familiar with the posting requirements for various laws, such as FMLA, FLSA, and EPPA. But among all the other changes brought about by the increase in remote work over the past year, how do you handle these notice obligations? The Wage and Hour Division of the Department of Labor…

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More and more states are passing laws on pay transparency that affect employers. You’ll need to evaluate your practices to find out whether you’re in compliance with these new requirements. And pay transparency is more than just a legal requirement, it can also be the right thing to do to lead to fairer compensation for…

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Keeping up with relevant payroll and other regulations at the federal, state, and local levels is one of the most important tasks for any business. Have their been any updates recently that you need to know about? Our team has found important regulatory and legislative changes on important topics like leave, payroll, and time and…

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In challenging times for business, communication is more important than ever to make sure everyone is working together on the same page, and that all of your responsibilities and obligations are covered. But there are common obstacles getting in the way of effective leadership communication, including irrelevant, noisy messaging; stressful, unexpected outcomes; and inconsistency. Learn…

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It’s easy to think of Millennials as just “young people.” But the oldest Millennials are now approaching 40, and your youngest employees may be members of a different generation altogether! Millennials are now the largest part of the American workforce, and are increasingly taking on leadership roles in their organizations. They bring different perspectives and…

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Employee engagement needs to be more than just a buzzword. It’s easy to say you’re focused on improving employee engagement, but it’s also easy to not follow through. Are you implementing research-proven best practices for increasing employee engagement? We’ve pulled together some of the most valuable tips for your business, including how to measure engagement,…

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