Recycling is not a new concept, but the ways in which we can recycle are increasing faster than ever. Everything from printer toner to food waste can now be properly reused, recycled, or composted. Recycling in the office just takes a little extra encouragement and dedication.Read More
8 Workplace Recycling and Green Office Tips
How Well Do You Know the FMLA Coverage Rules?
The FMLA entitles eligible employees of covered employers to take unpaid, job-protected leave for specified family and medical reasons with continuation of group health insurance coverage under the same terms and conditions as if the employee had not taken leave.
So how do you calculate whether you're an employer covered under FMLA?Read More
3 Hiring Strategies That Will Put You Ahead of Your Competition
It's simple: the employee lifecycle begins with recruiting and hiring talent. But as more organizations make the connection between hiring the right people and achieving success, HR leaders see recruitment and hiring as a crucial competitive edge. Facing a more competitive business landscape, with talent spread across multiple generations, the challenge to recruit and hire the best team for the job has never been higher.Read More
Improve Retention By Turning Your Employee's Job Into a Career
Employees working what they see as a job, as opposed to a career, often have lower satisfaction and less commitment to their work. Their motivation tends not to extend much beyond their paycheck. Because the labor market is so tight right now, they know they can get a paycheck anywhere. Consequently, they don’t usually go above and beyond. They can be good employees, but they’re seldom great ones.Read More
How to Make Your Policies Fit With Your Culture
Your office is a social place and it will, despite any designs to the contrary, function like one. Employees have unique personalities, attitudes, quirks, likes, and dislikes. These individuals have formed (or avoided) relationships beyond the ways their various positions were intended to interact. In every office, the personal is fused with the professional. These dynamics can serve the interests of your organization or work against them.Read More
The Case for Upgrading Your Employee Timekeeping Systems
Organizations that use outdated or manual employee timekeeping solutions are at risk for costly errors, compliance issues, and employee productivity and engagement challenges. Plus, since outdated systems fail to provide the user experience today’s multi-generational workforce expects, they typically result in lower employee adoption rates.
3 Ways to Reinforce Your Organizational Values in the Workplace
Coming up with your company values may have taken several hours of thought, reflection, and discussion. This effort will have been wasted, though, if you stop there and fail to institute them effectively. So, how do bring your organizational values into your day-to-day operations? How do you embody them and not just talk about them?Read More
How to Talk to an Employee About Bad Hygiene
A group of employees informs you that another employee has begun to exhibit bad hygiene and grooming. His hair is unkempt, his breath is foul, and his body odor is noticeably pungent to the employees seated around him. This employee is reliable and hard-working, making him a valuable member of your team. What do you do?Read More
Three Employee Retention Best Practices
Employee retention is one of the most difficult and expensive challenges faced by business owners, managers, and HR departments. Fortunately, the keys to retention are simple and straightforward, though certainly easier said than done. The following three practices are essential:Read More
The Most Frequently Asked Questions About Wage Garnishments - Part Two
When an employee terminates do I still collect for the order from their last paycheck? You will need to review the court order to determine this. Generally, you will look at the employee termination date, and determine where that falls within your pay period, and determine from there how much if anything is to be withheld from the last paycheck. Child Support is always withheld.Read More