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why your business needs job descriptions for every position

Why Your Business Needs Job Descriptions for Every Position

We run into many businesses that don’t think they need job descriptions. Their reasons are versions of, “We’re a small business so everyone around here does everything” and “Everyone knows their jobs and what they need to do.” Well, that’s often not the case nor does it address the many reasons job descriptions are essential…
top 5 reasons outsourcing hr best option today

Top 5 Reasons Why Outsourcing HR is Your Best Option Today

Many businesses are faced with the decision as to whether or not to outsource certain business functions, including but not limited to Human Resources. Below are the top 5 reasons why outsourcing HR may be the best option for your business as opposed to keeping or bringing this position in-house. 1. You May Not Have…
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Maximizing Performance in a Modern Workplace

Presented by MODC’s Business Growth & Management Committee As restrictions relating to COVID-19 have been loosened, businesses and organizations are faced with planning for what their new workplace will look like. Many employees may request to stay remote, or work a hybrid schedule, creating challenges for managing your new look workforce. Join us for this…
5 considerations employers as employees return to work

5 Considerations for Employers as Employees Return to Work

As COVID restrictions are lifting, more and more companies are requesting and sometimes requiring, employees to return to the workplace. Here are 5 points to consider as you start to bring employees back. 1. Employees are Entitled to a Safe Workplace Under The Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA), employees are entitled to a workplace…
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Can Employers Require Employees to Get a COVID-19 Vaccine?

As businesses are reopening, the vaccine is readily available, and companies are eager to get employees back into the office, the question our firm is getting most often is, “Can I require our employees to get the vaccine? And our answer is, “Yes. But….” Let’s tackle the “yes” first.” As you know, as an employer,…
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What Policies Should Be Included in an Employee Handbook

Once we get past why every business needs an employee handbook (that’s a subject for another blog), we are next asked what policies should be included. Since what you put in your handbook can come back to haunt you, let’s start with what should not be included: Promises of any kind an employer isn’t willing…
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New Jersey Business Secure Choice

In an effort to help more employees save for retirement, New Jersey has implemented a new law mandating employers to provide a plan for their employees – The New Jersey Secure Choice program. This is a state-sponsored retirement savings plan for businesses in lieu of a 401k or other qualified plan structure. What is New…
What the $1.9 Trillion COVID-19 Relief Bill Means for Your Business

What the $1.9 Trillion COVID-19 Relief Bill Means for Your Business

Congress officially passed the American Rescue Plan (ARP) to provide assistance to individuals and businesses struggling due to COVID-19. This $1.9 trillion bill, expected to be signed on Friday, March 12 by President Biden, will be one of the largest stimulus packages in US history, providing broad-based aid to state and local governments, and hard-hit…
The Intersection of a New Normal and a New Administration

The Intersection of a New Normal and a New Administration

Welcome to 2021, a year of new normalcies. No, the coronavirus pandemic has not ended and yes, our country has a new president…so what happens next? While companies continue to adjust to the challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, they now need to prepare for new changes resulting from a new administration. It is…

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