Countering Gas Prices

I’d like to provide a bonus for employees to counter the rising gas prices. How do I set it up?  [click to read more …]

Creating a Bonus Plan

I’d like to provide my employees with a bonus but I’m not sure how it should work.  [click to read more …]

Pay Attention or Pay Up

My employees prefer to skip an “official” rest period but do take short breaks to use the restroom or grab a drink. Since the time is paid, I don’t see a problem.  [click to read more …]

Check Your List

Over the next month, there are several things you should have on your list to confirm everything is still right in your world. It’s easy to let time go by if you haven’t put reminders on your calendar. Are you missing any of the following on your list?  [click to read more …]

Employee Blackmail

I have an employee asking for more pay but her role and performance do not justify it. However, she is the only person who knows how to do what she does so I feel like I have to give in. Is there another choice?  [click to read more …]

WEBINAR:
Classifying Employees as Exempt vs. Non-Exempt

Many companies struggle with understanding who can and can’t be a salaried, exempt employee. Classifying positions is a company decision, not an employee choice. This webinar is designed to help you better understand the classification differences, the categories as defined by the Federal Department of Labor, and the risks of misclassifying your employees.  [click to read more …]

Retirement Plan Deadline

I keep hearing about a state retirement plan but don’t know if I want to use that or start a 401(k) for my employees. Am I being forced to do something?  [click to read more …]

Employee Moves

I have two employees who want to move out-of-state to live while working remotely for me. What things should I consider?  [click to read more …]

Cringe-Worthy Proposed Laws

Every year there are bills proposed by our legislature that make employers want to cringe. Sadly, this year is no different and some of the proposed laws will also encourage a scream or two.  [click to read more …]

Better Hiring Practices

I’ve hired several employees lately but am not overjoyed with those I’ve hired. What am I doing wrong?  [click to read more …]