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The Best Benefits for Employee Financial Wellness

A person’s financial wellness directly relates to their ability to focus and excel at work. Someone who is stressed about paying the bills will be distracted, irritable, and likely make stress-related mistakes. They may have trouble getting passionate about projects and deadlines because worrying about money overrides all other priorities. This…

How to Identify the Best Candidates With These 4 Smart Strategies

Simply stated, the way you hire new employees can make or break your business.  Why?  Because hiring the wrong people means more employees will leave your company, and that impacts the bottom line. (more…)
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Are You Overselling The Job or Company In Your Recruiting Process?

When most of us think of job interviews, we tend to think of them from the perspective of the employer. You’re looking over pools of applicants, making phone calls, checking references, and trying to figure out which candidate is going to be the best fit for the position, and for your…
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How To Eliminate Hiring Bias And Increase Workplace Diversity

Perhaps the following scenario will be familiar to you.  You understand the benefits of increasing diversity in your small business, so you’ve hired a diversity manager.   She or he has taken several proactive steps to achieve this goal, including things like posting job announcements in publications read by underrepresented groups, educating…
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Voluntary Benefits: Employer and Employee Advantages  

Companies are continually looking for ways to help their employees maintain financial security amidst the ever-increasing healthcare costs. One way for employers to do this is by offering voluntary benefits. (more…)

Avoid Accounting Headaches by Properly Calculating Overtime

Federal law requires that hourly employees (with a few exceptions) who work more than 40 hours in a typical week are subject to receiving overtime pay. Some small businesses make the mistake of not properly tracking employee hours which can lead to claims of not being paid properly later on. It…

Using the Redesigned W4 Form for 2020

For the first time in 33 years, the IRS has changed the W-4 form.   In 1987, the form was redesigned to comply with the Tax Reform Act of 1986.  Today’s redesign is to comply with the federal tax code changes based on the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017.  The…
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