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Confronting workplace incivility how to foster a positive work environment

Confronting Workplace Incivility: How to Foster a Positive Work Environment

Workplace incivility refers to rude, disrespectful, or insensitive behavior in the workplace that can negatively affect the overall work environment. This can include behaviors such as belittling comments, gossiping, ignoring colleagues, or displaying a lack of professionalism. In its simplest form, workplace incivility refers to any behavior that disrupts the normal flow of work.  The…
Exempt vs. Non-exempt employees what’s the difference

Exempt vs. Non-exempt Employees: What’s the Difference?

Classifying your employees can feel like an easy part of managing your team. Choosing an employee’s department, how they get paid, their job title, and whether they’re full-time or part-time are just a few examples of how businesses commonly classify their employees. Seems pretty simple, right? Well, some classifications are not so easy. One of…
Should you manage your own payroll?

Should You Manage Your Own Payroll?

The intricacies of processing and managing payroll are often much more than most people think. As a business owner, you may be wondering if you can handle the time and energy it takes to manage this integral business process. The answer here is it depends. For example, I can fix my water heater, but I…
How total compensation statements can benefit your business and employees

How Total Compensation Statements Can Benefit Your Business and Employees

Salary inquiries from employees or job candidates can be a minefield for employers. As a business owner, you know the value your employees are getting is much more than their baseline salary. Responding to salary inquiries with: “This role pays X amount of dollars” does not properly showcase the true value of a role, and…
Fractional hr vs outsourced hr everything you need to know

Fractional HR vs Outsourced HR: Everything You Need to Know

If you’re a business owner, you can likely attest to the fact that there is no shortage of business priorities that need your attention each and every day. Every business owner has goals they want their organization to achieve, daily operations they need to attend to, and initiatives they want to implement. It’s true that…
Why is human resource management important

Why Effective Human Resource Management is Essential for Business Success

In today’s competitive business landscape, Human Resource Management (HRM) has emerged as an ever-critical function for organizational success. It is no wonder that many consider this department the heart and soul of their business. Recent global events have unequivocally demonstrated the paramount importance of HRM in effectively managing company risk, cultivating a productive workforce, and…
New form i-9 2023

New Form I-9 2023

On August 1, 2023, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) released the new version of the Form I-9, an integral document for employers that is used to verify the identity and authorization of individuals hired for employment in the U.S. The new Form I-9 and accompanying instructions have been redesigned to be easier for…
Dhs ends form i-9 requirement flexibility

DHS Ends Form I-9 Requirement Flexibility

During the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, many employers had to make significant changes to the way employees were hired and onboarded due to the physical precautions set in place across the nation. One of those changes included how employers verified an employee’s authorization to work in the United States via Form I-9. Initially announced…
New employer responsibilities for new jersey unemployment notice

New Employer Responsibilities for New Jersey Unemployment Notice

You know what they say: Change is the only constant in life.  Effective July 31, 2023, New Jersey employers will need to embrace a change to their off-boarding processes in the form of new reporting mandates for all employees who separate from their organization.   Form BC-10 Reporting Mandates: Immediate and Simultaneous Submission NJ employers have…

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