How To Steer Clear Of Accidental Discrimination When Hiring

With every new hire, your objective is to select the most qualified person for the job. Yet you’re also responsible for supporting a fair and diverse workforce – and for upholding anti-discrimination laws by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). Whether intentional or not, hiring practices that discriminate against protected applicants could lead to serious…

Are You Paying Your Employees Correctly?

Is your small business compliant with employee payment laws? In this online webinar replay, Jessica Hubbard-Davis and Julia Darcy of Paychex will cover the most critical aspects of paying your employees, including: The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Employee classification Regular and overtime rates Tax deposits & returns And more CLICK HERE to take the…

The Changing Roles Of Virtual Assistants

Are you overwhelmed by trying to do everything yourself in business? Have you ever considered a virtual assistant? Today, virtual professionals do much more than simple administrative tasks—from online business management, graphic design and more. During this online webinar replay you’ll learn the many ways virtual experts can free up your time, so that you…

Hiring Your First Employee: A Guide To Getting It Right

Hiring your first employee. It’s a major milestone, an investment and a risk all wrapped up in one! The key to a successful, snag-free hiring process requires understanding of the legalities, as well as a tried-and-true action plan. In this online webinar replay, ComplyRight’s Jaime Lizotte presents step-by-step guidance on: What to consider before you…

Taking The Mystery Out Of Voluntary Benefits

If you don’t know what voluntary benefits are, or understand the potential advantages they can offer your business, this is the online webinar replay for you. We’ll break down the common myths and misconceptions, and provide you with the tips, tools and tactics you can use to better manage benefits costs, attract and retain employees,…

You’re Not Exempt: 4 Tips For Connecting With The Whole Team

Small business leaders are constantly looking for the next cutting-edge method for growing and maintaining their businesses. They go to conferences, listen to podcasts, and invest time and effort into creating a polished image. Oftentimes, however, the keys to growth and success lie closer than these leaders might think — just outside their closed office…

Temporary Staffing Can Bridge Your Workforce Gaps

Do you expect seasonal or similar short-term bursts of activity for your small business? Or perhaps you’re seeing the first tentative signs of what could well be the start of a long-term growth trend. Maybe there’s a single large task or project that needs to be done by a certain date, and your employees are…

Hiring a Family Member Can Be a Plus…or a Pain

Family-owned enterprises are the foundation of America’s small business tradition. And even if your family isn’t involved at the outset, a relative is often an ideal candidate for a role where trust or special expertise is necessary. But is working with family members always a good idea? Business consultant and USA Today “Ask an Expert”…

Making The Outsourcing Option Work For Your Small Business

As your small business grows, so too do the complexities of its operation. You may well reach a point where certain functions are costing money or compromising efficiency, and diverting your attention from more critical core aspects. These are functions that may be ripe for outsourcing—delegating to specialized providers who can perform them more efficiently…