More than 60% of small business owners will offer a holiday or year-end bonus to employees this year, according to the most recent SurePayroll Small Business Scorecard®. It’s a spike from 2 years ago when SurePayroll surveyed business owners about bonuses, and only 52% were providing additional pay. This year, 64% will give a bonus. […]
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by Rebecca Barnes-Hogg, SPHR, SHRM-SCP In a world where time is money, most of us lack the time and resources to wade through a sea of résumés to filter out résumé spammers and get a manageable number of highly-qualified candidates. One of the best ways to attract the best candidates and reduce the number of […]
More than 40% of small business employees say they receive no feedback from their company and its managers, even though consistent performance evaluation is considered by Human Resources experts to be one of the most important qualities of a manager. This lack of feedback is having a negative impact on the enthusiasm of small business […]
A federal district court has permanently blocked a U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) regulation that would have created new requirements for employers looking to keep unions out of their workplaces.
Happiness at work is something nearly everyone wants, but it varies by an employee’s age, gender, and field, among other factors. This is one of the findings of a new comprehensive study of more than 12,000 U.S. and Canadian workers by Robert Half, in collaboration with world-renowned happiness and well-being expert Nic Marks. The research […]
By Kate McGovern Tornone, Editor A group of small business owners has asked the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) to delay the effective date of the new overtime regulations by 6 months.
By Rebecca Barnes-Hogg, SPHR, SHRM-SCP For a small business trying to recruit high quality candidates, it can seem like David battling Goliath. The good news is that your small business can hire top candidates without spending thousands of dollars on employer branding, recruiters, or advertising. Small businesses have a great opportunity to hire some of […]
The majority of small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) indicate they are satisfied with both the features and customer support of their payroll solutions, according to a new survey by Clutch, a B2B ratings and reviews site.
By Michael F. Brown, Camden Consulting Group Being an entrepreneur is exciting—from the thrill of creating your own product or service to building your business your way without having to answer to someone else. You call the shots and you use your expertise the way you see fit.
By VJ Bala, senior vice president and head of marketing, hCentive When going up against larger competitors for a limited pool of highly qualified employees, small to midsized companies often find themselves at a disadvantage, particularly when it comes to benefits. Big businesses typically have access to a wider range of benefits and can offer […]