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November, 21 2016 Employee Benefits
Here is What the U.S. and Papua New Guinea Have in Common

According to a report from the International Labour Organization, the U.S. and Papua New Guinea are the only countries in the world that don’t guarantee paid leave or cash benefits for new mothers. Look at what resources you have to go beyond what is required to really create a leave package that attracts family-oriented employees.

November, 17 2016 Legal News & Compliance
3 Action Items for Wage and Hour Compliance

With the new overtime rule under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) going into effect on December 1, 2016, employers should be making their final decisions and preparing to comply with the new requirements.

November, 15 2016 Affordable Care Act
SMBs in the Healthcare Industry: There is a New Affordable Care Act Requirement for Your Business

Companies that are primarily engaged in providing or administering health care services or coverage have one more Affordable Care Act (ACA) notice requirement to worry about. Effective October 16, 2016, healthcare companies must post a notice stating that they do not engage in discrimination that is prohibited by ACA Section 1557.

November, 09 2016 Talent Acquisition
How to Hire the Right Military Veteran for Your Business

Active duty and reserve military veterans receive high-quality training that makes them ideal candidates for SMBs. Here are some options for hiring the right military vet for your business.

November, 07 2016 Affordable Care Act
With the Presidential Election Just One Day Away, TriNet Survey Reveals Workers' Feelings on the ACA

A new survey released by TriNet underscores how employees at small and midsize businesses feel about the current presidential election, especially in regard to the Affordable Care Act.

November, 03 2016 HR & Social Media
3 Common Hurdles to Getting Employees and Customers Engaged with Corporate-Sponsored Social Media

Because of the power and influence of social media, many businesses are incorporating social learning strategies into their employee training and customer outreach programs. Unfortunately, this has been done with mixed results.

November, 01 2016 Small Business News & Advice
Wondering Where the Presidential Candidates Really Stand on the Vital Issues Affecting Your Small Business? Here are the Answers!

As small to midsize business (SMB) owners across the country prepare for November’s presidential election, they are likely considering the impact the election results will have on their business. We’ve cut through the clamor to put together a side-by-side comparison of where the two major presidential candidates stand on the issues that most affect SMBs.

October, 28 2016 Legal News & Compliance
3 Recent Labor Law Updates & How to Prepare for 2017 Compliance

If you have at least one paid employee, then your business is required by law to display compliant versions of state and federal workplace posters in a conspicuous area visible and frequented by all employees. It is also important to remember to monitor the labor and employment laws due to the ongoing changes that occur. Failure to do so can result in substantial fines.

October, 25 2016 Workplace Culture
Workplace Culture: Over-rated or Worth the Investment?

A good company culture with a fully-loaded benefits package and a sense of positivity in the workplace can give your company the competitive edge against your competition. Check out TheSquareFoot's infographic and learn why investing in workplace culture is worth the payoff.

October, 20 2016 Small Business News & Advice
Labor Expenses Getting Out of Hand? Here Are 6 Ways SMBs Can Control the Cost

Money Crashers provides some tips for companies to control their employee labor costs.