Contact Us Today!

Phone:  678-935-6001

Toll Free:  833-myHRnow

Fax:  678-935-1323

icon-gplus.png icon-linkedin.png icon-twitter.png icon-facebook.png icon-youtube.png
JUL
07

How to Maintain Company Culture in a Time of Social Distancing

Many companies pour time and money into building a positive company culture. They plan picnics, play team-building games, and go out of their way to make sure employees can effectively collaborate, thus forming a highly productive team. However, a pandemic certainly changes typical team-building tactics as employees are required to participate in social distancing in the office, or even work from home. This lack of interaction can hinder the progress of your company culture, but only if you let it!
Continue reading
Rate this blog entry:
364 Hits
JUL
01

How to Prepare for the COVID-19 Baby Boom

The end of World War II was a much-needed sigh of relief for people all over the world. Joy was running high and soldiers were returning home to their wives after months and even years of service. It's safe to say you know what happened after that – a whole generation known as the "baby boomers" were born. Though it's not quite the same thing, we may experience a similar situation as Shelter-in-Place orders are slowly dissolving across the nation after months of being shut up in our homes. It may not be a whole generation, but you will likely see a spike in pregnancies in the coming months. Here's what you should know in case we experience a COVID-19 baby boom!
Continue reading
Rate this blog entry:
515 Hits
JUN
17

Will the Workplace Return to Normal?

Due to the pandemic, we have all had to make some serious changes to our lifestyles. While most have been unwelcome, there is one thing that many employees seem to have enjoyed – working remotely. With many offices having set business hours, employees previously didn't have the option to work from home, but with Shelter-in-Place orders came a wave of possibilities for the digital nomads of the world.
Continue reading
Rate this blog entry:
414 Hits
JUN
03

How to Re-engage Employees After the COVID-19 Shut Down

So many things have changed in the last few months. We all went from leading perfectly normal lives to adjusting to a whole new lifestyle within a couple of weeks. This includes how we interact with others, how we work, and even how we feel. It hasn't been an easy time for anyone, and you should keep this in mind as you re-open your doors and re-engage your employees. That's why we compiled 5 ways to re-engage your employees after shutting down!

Continue reading
Rate this blog entry:
462 Hits
MAY
20

What You Need to Know About USERRA

Before this act was implemented, the U.S. had a habit of continuously reworking the acts protecting their service men and women. It first began with the Veterans' Reemployment Rights (VRR) dating pre-World War II. When that was found to be insufficient, the Selective Training and Service Act (STSA) of 1940 was put into place at the very beginning of World War II. However, times and needs changed (as to be expected), and USERRA was enacted in 1994. The Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act gives employers specific responsibilities once National Guard or Reserve units are activated. These USERRA regulations have become especially relevant to employers as COVID-19 has called on the National Guard and Reservists for their service.
Continue reading
Rate this blog entry:
474 Hits
MAY
06

How to Set Expectations with Remote Employees

In the words of James Humes, "The art of communication is the language of leadership." You have likely noticed that communication seems to be more effective in person. This is likely because humans have a natural tendency to read into body language, tone, and other similar cues to gather the whole story, which we often do subconsciously. When interacting with remote workers, these cues diminish if not dissipate. This doesn't create a roadblock, but more of a speed bump as you may have to put some extra effort into communicating with and managing remote employees. Here's how to be an even better leader to your remote workers!
Continue reading
Rate this blog entry:
582 Hits
APR
20

FLSA: Regular Rate Calculation Final Rule

It's been more than 50 years since the Department of Labor updated the FLSA definition of regular rate of pay, but as of January 15, 2020, the FLSA has announced a final rule regarding which perks can be included in the regular rate of pay.

Continue reading
Rate this blog entry:
543 Hits
APR
06

Tips for Telecommuting

Telecommuting isn't anything particularly novel, but with the onset of the extremely novel COVID-19, came a rapid need for telecommuting nationwide. If working from home isn't something you have done much before, you may need a few tips on how to stay focused and get your work done as if you were at your desk in the office. By now you know how to telecommute, but are you aware of telecommuting best practices? Our blog gives you tips on how to work from home like a pro.
Continue reading
Rate this blog entry:
543 Hits
MAR
16

Do I have to Pay Employees for that?

Depending on the industry, there can be a lot of blurred lines as to what the employer payment obligations are. To help you have a better idea of what these rules and exemptions are, we have compiled several scenarios in which you may or may not have to pay your employees. Keep reading to learn more and don't forget to check your state laws to ensure you're within their guidelines.

Continue reading
Rate this blog entry:
670 Hits
MAR
02

Full-Time vs. Part-Time: What You Need to Know

Laws are constantly changing and sometimes it's hard to keep up. Many employers have questions regarding full-time vs. part-time positions and what flexibility they have with making decisions about benefits, overtime pay, and other such issues. That's why we want to answer employers' most frequently asked questions regarding full-time versus part-time employees!
Continue reading
Rate this blog entry:
727 Hits

Get social with usarrow right

icon gplus bigicon linkedin bigicon twitter bigicon facebook bigicon youtube big