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Grounds for Termination – What You Need to Know

The decision to fire an employee is rarely an easy one. Above all, you must be sure that you have sufficient grounds for termination. If you don’t have justifiable and legal reasons for firing an employee, the worker can go to court and charge the company with wrongful discharge or discrimination. With a growing number … Continue reading Grounds for Termination – What You Need to Know

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Avoiding Off-the-Clock Work

Employers have a legal obligation to pay nonexempt employees for all hours worked. The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) is the federal statute that regulates wage and hour law. Some states have more stringent wage and hour laws than the FLSA. The FLSA: Requires payment of the federal minimum wage; and Guarantee compensation for all hours … Continue reading Avoiding Off-the-Clock Work

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5 Steps to the Hiring Process

Employees are your company’s greatest asset – they’re your competitive advantage.  You want to attract and retain the best, provide them with encouragement, stimulus, and make them feel that they are an integral part of your company’s mission. Making the right hire, at the right time, can potentially save you $5,000 per new employee. Experts … Continue reading 5 Steps to the Hiring Process

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Job Descriptions – Why they are important

Why as an Employer I Should Re-evaluate my Job Descriptions, Right Now. While there is no state or federal law requiring a job description, they serve as a tool to protect employers. Without a job description, employers can leave themselves open for legal repercussions in the event of having to terminate someone unable to perform … Continue reading Job Descriptions – Why they are important

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Outsourcing Questionaire

Why My HR Professionals? At My HR Professionals, we understand as an employer you have thousands of options with whom to outsource your business. We also understand that there are some great companies out there that have great services to offer. Below is a guide to help assist in evaluating the options you have in … Continue reading Outsourcing Questionaire

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Advantages of Small Businesses Outsourcing Payroll

The first question I advise clients to ask themselves is, why did you go into business in the first place? While I’ve received various answers, none have ever said they did to handle payroll or compliance issues. That is the first sign that outsourcing payroll may be a good fit. When comparing the cost of … Continue reading Advantages of Small Businesses Outsourcing Payroll

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PEO and ASO: What Are They and Are They Right For You?

What is a PEO? According to Wikipedia, the definition of a PEO is a professional employer organization. It is a firm that provides a service under an employer who can outsource employee management tasks. Tasks such as employee benefits, payroll and workers’ compensation, recruiting, risk/safety management, and training and development. There are many options out there when it … Continue reading PEO and ASO: What Are They and Are They Right For You?

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3 Effective Strategy Tools For Small Businesses

Many small business owners struggle to find enough time to manage the day-to-day demands of running a business – and delivering value for your customers is likely why you created you business in the first place, so it should be a top priority. Yet many small businesses don’t survive more than five years because of … Continue reading 3 Effective Strategy Tools For Small Businesses

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