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4 HR Strategies for Optimizing a Multigenerational Workforce in the Hospitality Industry

It is a common misconception that the hospitality industry is made up of mostly young workers. It is not uncommon for restaurants, hotels, resorts and other hospitality businesses to have four or more generations of employees working alongside one another. Here are four specific strategies hospitality employers should implement to get the most from the full generational range of employees.

October, 05 2017 Employee Benefits
Why Now Might be a Good Time to Consider a High-Deductible Health Plan

With healthcare reform currently in flux, many business owners may find themselves trying to grapple with the best way to continue providing their employees with competitive benefits. While TriNet can help individual businesses design a benefits strategy that works for their industry, location and size, now may also be a good time for businesses across the country to take a closer look at high-deductible health plans (HDHPs).

September, 26 2017 HR Best Practices
Struggling With HR? Here Are the Most Important HR Topics You Need to Juggle Right Now!

Most business owners realize, from the moment they hire their first employee, that human resources (HR) can be a tedious and time-consuming process. And the more employees you add to your team, the more work HR becomes. HR rules and regulations can differ tremendously by state or jurisdiction and, to make matters more complicated, these rules and regulations are constantly changing

September, 21 2017 Legal News & Compliance
5 Steps Employers of Immigrant Workers Can Take to Prepare for a Potential Increase in I-9 Investigations

We expect that ICE will be conducting record numbers of worksite enforcement investigations, criminal prosecutions and audits for inspections and administrative fees. These ICE audits and investigations can result in employers having to settle technical violations for administrative shortcomings, even if they do not have an undocumented worker on payroll.

September, 19 2017 Legal News & Compliance
5 Things All Employers Must Know About the Americans with Disabilities Act

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) lays the foundation for the responsibilities of employers with 15 or more employees with respect to disabled applicants and employees. Failure to comply with the ADA can result in the loss of valuable employees and damaged morale, and may come with a hefty price tag.

Don’t Let a Natural Disaster Destroy Your Business Without a Fight. Here is What You Can Do, Starting Now, to Prepare

We have all recently witnessed how devastating natural disasters can be--destroying lives, businesses and property in an instant. The challenges to a business owner in the face of a natural disaster can quickly become overwhelming. Here are just a few actions small and midsize business (SMB) leaders should take before, during and after a natural disaster.

September, 12 2017 Legal News & Compliance
Frequently Asked Questions about Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and What SMBs Need to Know to Prepare

On September 5, 2017, U.S. Secretary General Jeff Sessions announced an end to the DACA program. Under this directive, Acting U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Elaine C. Duke has rescinded the 2012 memorandum. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has initiated a phase out of the DACA program by providing a limited six-month window to adjudicate certain pending and renewal DACA cases. The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is no longer accepting initial (first time) DACA applications. TriNet will be monitoring changes to the DACA program and how they affect small and midsize businesses (SMBs). In the meantime, here are answers to common questions about how the DACA rescission announcement will affect SMBs and their current employees.

3 Things Every Entrepreneur Should Do Early On

Though the barriers to launching your own venture have never been lower, about 20% of small businesses fail in their first year and 50% of small businesses fail in their fifth year. But you can increase your chances of beating the odds. Before you go all-in on your company concept, take the following three steps to set yourself up for success.

September, 05 2017 HR Best Practices
Are You Marketing to Your Employees? 5 Ways to Brand Your Organization to Your Most Important Audience

Branding doesn’t just encompass your sales and marketing efforts.To be successful, branding needs to involve all your employees, no matter what their role in your organization. Making sure your employees understand and, more importantly, believe in your brand can help business overall. Check out these strategies for using branding to ensure your team is buying what you’re selling.

August, 31 2017 Talent Acquisition
Here Comes Generation Z: What Businesses Need to Know Now to Prepare for the Next Generation of Workers

Much has been written over the years about the millennial generation, but now it’s time for a new generation to make itself known in the workplace: generation Z.