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HR Rescue: Human Resource Solutions for Small Business

Aug 30, 2018

Do you have job descriptions for each role within your organization? Job descriptions can help lay the groundwork for effective compensation, performance management and recruitment programs. Job descriptions are the cornerstone for communicating a job to a prospective employee, provide the baseline for what is expected...


Aug 22, 2018

The rules on what kinds of travel time are (and are not) compensable for non-exempt employees are complex. As opposed to exempt employees, who generally receive a salary intended to compensate them for all working time, including tie spent in business-related travel, non-exempt employees are often only paid for the...


Aug 15, 2018

The growth phase of a small business can be both exciting and scary. It's exciting because your business is growing. This is awesome! Except you're so busy you have to turn down new work and clients. You're not able to do it all by yourself or with the current team you have. Sure, you could take on more business if...


Aug 8, 2018

When it comes to the workplace, the office environment is the ideal conduit for germs to spread, even when only a single person is sick. Consider the routine of the office activity, commonly touched surfaces like door knobs, microwaves, phones and the coffee pot. It may ne tempting to allow a sick employee to come to...


Aug 1, 2018

You've just hired a new employee! Great! Do you know what forms you need to have them complete?  Your first responsibility for paperwork and regulations for new employees comes immediately after hire. Before the employee starts work and receives his or her first paycheck, there are some forms you are required to have...