In recent weeks you may have heard a lot about vaccine mandates. Will they impact your business? How should you respond to other businesses adopting mandates? If you have a mandate in your business, how do you implement it? What exemptions and accommodations are there to be aware of? We’ll talk about all these questions…

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In this unusual hiring environment, it can be hard for a business owner to find the right employee for open positions – on top of having to hold onto the employees you already have! Have you considered hiring veteran candidates? There are many specific traits commonly found in veterans that make them ideal job candidates,…

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One of the best ways to retain your employees – especially in light of the current struggles many businesses are having with keeping employees or finding new ones – is to provide opportunities for growth, both personally and professionally. There are always ways for people to develop new skills and roles, and you can learn…

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Over the past year and a half, companies have made dramatic shifts in how work is done. Many employees are still working remotely at least part of the time, and will likely continue to do so, while others have gone back to the workplace full time, while others never left. As businesses navigate these different…

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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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