Human Resources

Are You Limiting Your Unemployment Tax Exposure?

State unemployment taxes are a little different from other taxes, in that businesses can take specific steps to limit their exposure. With proper research and preparation, a business can save substantial amounts of money. It’s important to understand your responsibilities, the obligations you have to government requests, and the actions you can take to put…

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Effective Sexual Harassment Prevention Training

Not only do many employers require their employees to complete sexual harassment prevention training, now this kind of training has been mandated by several states for all employees, including California, Connecticut, and New York. Learn about how to implement effective sexual harassment prevention training, whether you’re in one of the mandatory-training states or not. Get…

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The Difference a Retirement Plan Makes

A retirement plan is a significant benefit, one that has a big impact on both the employer and the employees in a business. How do you know just what impact it’s having, and how do you communicate that impact to key stakeholders in the business? We’ve identified 5 most important considerations, and in this article…

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Streamlining Your Processes

Every startup has to develop a process for doing business. Whether that means the business owner has sketched a detailed map of each employee’s day-to-day functions or merely drawn out a list of guiding principles that lead the organization through each and every business transaction. There must be a process in place to set out…

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Flexible Payment Options for Freelancers

What payment options are you offering to your freelance workers? These workers increasingly not only look for the most appealing jobs, but also more flexible payment options. In place of paper checks in the mail, or even electronic deposits to a bank account, many prefer paycards, which make the money earned available immediately. Learn more…

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The Growing Independent Worker Trend

An enormous number of people around the world are working on a freelance or contract basis, with some studies suggesting it could be as many as 50 percent of workers worldwide by 2020. Is your company adapting to this trend by using more independent workers? In this article, we’ll discuss some of the factors that…

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Planning for the End of 2019, and the Coming of 2020

Can you believe it? 2019 is almost over, and that means you need to plan for any reporting and compliance requirements for the end of the year, and preparation for 2020. There are several changes coming to be aware of, including a new Federal Form W-4, many states changing their W-2 reporting deadlines, new gig…

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The Value of Generational Diversity

How diverse is your team? One of the aspects of diversity that is often overlooked is generational diversity, but all kinds of businesses can benefit from building a team of people at different stages of their lives and careers. Avoiding age discrimination and unintentional bias is one of the first steps to building a more…

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