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New Year Recruiting Trends

Human resources and recruiting are continually evolving. With a growing crop of younger talent, traditional recruiting practices are being cast aside to create a more inclusive workplace. Staying on top of the latest recruiting trends this new year can help you capture the attention of top talent before you begin targeting them for hire. Here [...]

By |2021-01-06T14:00:33-05:00January 6th, 2021|Full-Service HR|0 Comments

Workers’ Comp Resolutions

Workers’ compensation premiums may seem like something business owners have little control over, but the truth is that company leadership can have a significant impact on the overall rate being paid. Taking steps to reduce accidents, combat fraud, and utilize cost-saving discounts are just a few of the resolutions that can help reduce your workers’ [...]

By |2020-12-29T15:11:42-05:00December 30th, 2020|Workers' Compensation|0 Comments

Easing the Transition to Retirement

The transition to retirement can be extremely overwhelming. Moving from full-time income, to living off Social Security benefits and retirement savings can cause uncertainty for anyone. For employers, losing an experienced employee can create a burden for your business and remaining employees. Offer a Robust Retirement Plan The best way to help your employees prepare [...]

By |2020-12-10T15:17:12-05:00December 10th, 2020|Retirement|0 Comments

Last Minute W-2 Tips

It’s time to start preparing W-2s for your company. Employees depend on their employers to prepare their W-2s accurately and deliver them as quickly as possible, ensuring they’re able to complete their tax returns quickly and correctly. Additionally, the IRS has several rules governing the W-2 process. With all of the potential penalties, it’s vital [...]

By |2020-12-02T13:14:24-05:00December 2nd, 2020|Full-Service HR|0 Comments

Handling Holiday PTO Requests

The holidays can be a crazy time for companies. From customers eager to tie up loose ends before the end of the year to employees who want to spend time with their families, balancing customer expectations and business demands with paid time off (PTO) requests can be difficult for even the most well-organized businesses. Instead [...]

By |2020-11-25T11:08:20-05:00November 25th, 2020|Full-Service HR|0 Comments

Help Employees Maximize Their FSAs

With 2019 spending having topped out at around $3.8 trillion, healthcare is one of the single greatest out-of-pocket expenses for many Americans and 1 in 7 families struggle to pay their medical bills. Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs) allow employees to set aside money from their paycheck before taxes to cover common medical, dental, and vision [...]

By |2020-10-28T08:04:39-04:00October 28th, 2020|Fringe Benefits|0 Comments

Partnering with a TPA

Your BWC advocate Navigating the complicated world of Ohio workers’ compensation can be stressful, however choosing a Third-Party Administrator (TPA) can help. While the Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) looks out for your injured workers, your TPA helps you save money while aiding with claims. Ohio BWC and Third-Party Administrators (TPA) The BWC acts as [...]

By |2020-10-13T14:01:04-04:00October 7th, 2020|Workers' Compensation|0 Comments

Benefits Costs on the Rise

With workers increasingly gravitating to jobs that offer a full range of benefits, it’s no surprise that health insurance, 401(k)s, HSAs, and other program options are becoming standard offerings, even for small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs). However, with health insurance costing an average of 8% of an employee’s annual salary and total benefits packages topping [...]

By |2020-09-23T08:38:25-04:00September 23rd, 2020|Full-Service HR|0 Comments

Avoiding Workplace Discrimination

Workplace discrimination can be based on a number of factors and comes in many forms. Make sure your employees understand the different types of workplace discrimination and ways to combat it. Defining workplace discrimination Discrimination occurs when a person or group is treated unequally and less favorably than another person or group due to circumstances [...]

By |2020-09-02T13:36:35-04:00September 2nd, 2020|Full-Service HR|0 Comments

Recognize the Warning Signs of Workplace Violence

Workplace violence is a terrifying reality for business owners and can seem to strike without warning. While no one can ever eliminate the possibility of an incident, knowing the warning signs of a potentially aggressive employee can help managers prevent workplace violence. Difficulty getting along with others Supervisors should pay attention to employees that have [...]

By |2020-08-25T15:53:16-04:00August 26th, 2020|Workforce Management|0 Comments
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