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12 Jan

A Timeline of Employee Benefits

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Employer-sponsored benefits haven’t always been a part of the new hire process. In fact, most of the legally required employee benefits that candidates have come to appreciate as part of their onboarding process, weren’t developed until the early 1900s. Employee benefits, as we now know them, are the accumulation of different programs, research, plans, and...

06 Jan

2021 New Year Business Goals and Strategies

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A new year oftentimes signifies a new chapter, which can be applied to personal and professional goals. As businesses continue recovering and addressing the COVID-19 situation into the new year, many are also strategizing new business goals. Here are a few business goals and strategies to consider in the new year. Revamp Marketing. Perhaps your...

30 Dec

Prepare for the New Year in a New Normal

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2020 has been nothing short of stressful, frustrating, and unpredictable. As businesses approach a new year, it is the perfect time to re-evaluate operational and organizational efficiencies. Preparing for the new normal in 2021 may look a little different than most years as the COVID situation continues to evolve. Some topics that might be worth...

23 Dec

Here’s What Employers Need to Know for 2021 Tax Season

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It’s that time of year again. With multiple extensions to deadlines, legislation modifying processes, and other related events that can impact taxes, this coming tax season will introduce tax code changes along with new charitable contribution opportunities specific to the Coronavirus relief bill. 2021 Business Tax Preparation Understand which tax return forms you are responsible...

16 Dec

4 Ways to Improve Performance Reviews

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Performance reviews are part of the performance management process that requires a supervisor to assess an employee’s performance at work. Here are four ways to improve performance reviews. Understand the Purpose of Performance Reviews Performance reviews are valuable tools that: Help identify an employee’s strengths and weaknesses Boost opportunities for professional growth Provide employees and...

09 Dec

Benefits at a Glance: 2021 Employee Benefits

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COVID-19 has certainly impacted businesses worldwide in more ways than one. From business infrastructure (i.e., remote work) to operations (i.e., virtual processes, reliance on technology, on-premises safety protocols), businesses have had to revamp their processes or close their doors to business. One impact that has certainly changed in the face of COVID is healthcare benefits....

02 Dec

4 Ways to Advocate Change in the Workplace

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2020 has certainly changed how businesses operate, from remote work arrangements to addressing a wide variety of social issues. Here are some tips for effectuating change in the workplace. Develop a diversity and inclusion committee. A diversity and inclusion committee is a great way to ensure a healthy company culture is maintained by providing insights...

30 Nov

A New Approach to Remote Work Recruitment

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In a world where technology has provided innovative business solutions, technology has allowed businesses to shift to remote workplaces, which as a result has changed the trajectory of business strategies to recruit new talent. Some of the nation’s largest tech hubs, such as New York City, Silicon Valley, and Seattle, have found that employees are...

24 Nov

Global Approach to Small Business

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Small business owners oftentimes face the barrier of going outside of traditional business borders. As a result, small business growth may be limited by serving local customers and hindered by local competitors. There is some myth to the popular belief that in order to conduct international business, business owners must have deep pockets. If done...

18 Nov

Workers’ Compensation and Telecommuting

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When businesses shifted to remote workplaces, one consideration they may have overlooked are telecommuting policies. A common question among workers’ compensation policies and coverage is: “Are telecommute employees covered under workers’ compensation?” The short answer is yes. According to the Society for Human Resource Management, “an employee injury or illness is compensable under workers’ compensation...