Small Business

10 Steps to a Successful Hiring Process: A Hiring Process Checklist For Small Businesses

Is your business struggling to hire top employees? Follow this hiring process checklist to implement a proven hiring process that will help you find, hire, and retain better employees. Read more

New Employee Forms: Your Guide to Completing New Hire Forms for Small Business

You’ve worked hard to find your next great hire – now, it’s time to turn to that stack of new employee forms. That process can feel daunting for many small to midsize businesses. It takes a lot of time, energy and patience to find the right employee, much less manage all those required, often overwhelming,... Read more

Dispatches from the Peppermint Mines: Avoid These Seasonal Worker Violations, Courtesy of Santa’s Workshop

Hiring seasonal workers or changing up your practices during the holiday season can open you up to unexpected risks. Keep your company off the naughty list by avoiding these common holiday labor missteps with your own seasonal workers. Learn what to look for in this “cautionary tale,” featuring that famous toy workshop up North. Read more

Human Resources Can Cost Your Small Business Big: Here's 7 Areas Where Outsourcing Will Help

Running a small to midsize business (SMB) isn't easy. Among today's biggest stressors, small business owners rank the cost of health care, tax compliance, government regulations, and finding qualified employees within their top ten challenges. But there is a better, more cost-effective way for SMBs to face - and overcome - the hurdles of HR. Read more

Employee Wages & Taxes: The World of the W-2 Form

As a small business owner, it can be laborious to ensure your business is compliant throughout the W-2 filing, printing, and distribution process. For help, check out this checklist. Read more

HR Horror Stories

Managing HR can be a nightmare. We've gathered up three HR nightmares to make you laugh this Halloween, and how you can avoid these awkward moments. Read more

2020 Open Enrollment - Important Tips and Dates You Can't Miss

As the end of the fourth quarter approaches, it can be overwhelming as a business owner to navigate Open Enrollment without HR expertise. Consider these tips. Read more

What is a PEO (Definition): Top 10 FAQs Business Owners Have About PEOs

What is a PEO? Get the answers to this and other PEO FAQs and learn why using a PEO to outsource HR lets you focus on your business. Read more

Simplifying New Hire Paperwork: Your Guide to the World of New Employee Paperwork

For any employer, the to-do list surrounding new hire paperwork can be a long and tedious one. This is especially true for small businesses who handle new employee paperwork manually. Typically beginning with a job application and ending with the election of benefits and retirement programs, there are many – often complicated – hurdles along... Read more

The Trouble with Recruiting: Why Can’t I Hire New Employees?

Having a hard time recruiting? In today’s job market, attracting new talent to your business can be tough. Here's why you may be having difficulty. Read more

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