Highlights HR is about people and fostering good relationships. But it’s hard to focus on your employees’ well-being when your days are full of paperwork, forms, and reports. That’s where

Highlights Administrative HR tasks are complex and time-consuming. But they don’t have to be. Professional Employer Organizations (PEOs) can handle the heavy workload for you, while your business stays in

Highlights With a flourishing entrepreneurial spirit, Texas is a great place for growing a small business. As you gear up for success and talent hunt this year, it’s important to

Human Resource Outsourcing (or HRO) providers help handle HR tasks, payroll, benefits, trainings, and compliance, based on your needs. Ideally, this set-up is efficient, flexible, and scalable. Choosing or switching

HR is more time-consuming and expensive for employers than ever, and many owners have turned to outsourcing—with good reason. Outsourcing your HR department can help drive efficiency, protect you from

HR technology plays an important role in keeping your business running smoothly under any circumstances. Is your current HR tech sufficient? How could new HR tech improve the efficiency, reduce

When your company was struck by a crisis how did your support measure up? Did they fall short or neglect you? Asking yourself these questions is an important way to

The unemployment rate has been declining dramatically since 2010, dropping from 9.6% to 3.6% in 2019. That’s good news for the workforce, but what about growing businesses looking to hire?

If you have an employee who has stopped performing up to the standards you’ve set, you need to act fast. Constant errors can affect your team’s credibility and chip into

To stay strategic, business owners need to look at both past HR trends and trends that will impact HR in the near future. Here’s 5 HR trends for employers to

Do you recommend doing reference checks, or is it not worth my time? Thank you for your question. I am definitely an advocate for reference checks. Speaking to references is

We have two currently salaried employees who make about $42,000 per year. However, with commissions, we estimate that they will make $48,000 or more per year. They can still be

Can we have a rule that says employees who submit their time card late will be paid late? Answer from Monica, one of our HR Pros: I realize how frustrating

Thank you for your question. Generally, federal workplace posters must be displayed in conspicuous places where they are easily visible to all employees. Some states have their own workplace posters

Our receptionist has bad hygiene and an unacceptable appearance. She looks as though she’s just rolled out of bed, her body odor is noticeable to customers and vendors, and her

When an employee takes FMLA leave due to a personal injury or illness, a doctor or other treating medical practitioner must clear them to return to work. This letter is

Can we ask an employee their marital status? Thank you for your question. Asking an employee’s marital status after hire is not in itself prohibited. After all, this question is

Prior to making an offer of employment, your organization may choose to conduct a job-related background check. A comprehensive background check may consist of prior employment verification, professional reference checks,

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