Pros and Cons of Working from Home

By | 2018-09-26T21:56:47+00:00 October 9th, 2018|HCM|

Never before has it been so easy to participate in a conference call from your backyard or generate company reports in your pajamas. Some even run an entire company from their kitchen table. Working from home is growing in popularity and it’s easy to see why. As long as you have an internet connection [...]

7 Ways to Improve Communication in the Workplace

By | 2018-09-26T21:58:59+00:00 September 26th, 2018|HR Tips, Small Business Tips|

Do you enjoy going to work? Are you able to handle your current workload? Do you feel valued and appreciated in your position? If the answer to any of these questions is no, you might want to analyze and improve communication. Communication is one of the most important issues in the workplace. It is [...]

How to Reduce Your Healthcare Spending

By | 2018-08-23T16:22:15+00:00 September 19th, 2018|Health Insurance, HR Tips, Insurance|

In a world of sky-high healthcare prices and competitive markets, trying to minimize your healthcare spending while still providing valuable employee benefits seems impossible. The high cost of employer-sponsored healthcare can cripple small businesses almost immediately. Employees want the best benefits and employers want the lowest costs, creating an endless tug-of-war where nobody wins. [...]

Why You Should Consider an Association Health Plan

By | 2018-08-23T17:55:01+00:00 September 12th, 2018|Health Insurance, Insurance, Small Business Tips|

The Affordable Care Act set out to make health insurance more available for consumers. In doing so, it ended up driving the prices for employers higher. Many individuals and small businesses found the requirements of the ACA crippling and costly. Large corporations actually pay less for health coverage because they spread out their risk [...]

How to Successfully Navigate ‘Open Enrollment’

By | 2018-08-01T16:05:16+00:00 September 5th, 2018|Employee Benefits, Health Insurance, HR Tips, Insurance|

Open Enrollment is the Black Friday of the insurance world. It can be overwhelming chaos, crazy work hours, hectic paperwork, and the phone ringing off the hook for weeks. According to new CareerBuilder research, 12 percent of employees are not aware of all of the benefits their company has to offer, 23 percent say [...]

Learn More About iSolved Learn

By | 2018-07-31T22:45:07+00:00 August 22nd, 2018|HCM, HCM News, Small Business Tips|

iSolved is adding to its already robust software system to bring you a new and innovative way to bring your employees valuable training in an easy-to-use system. iSolved Learn is a Learning Management System (LMS) like nothing you’ve seen before. iSolved is one of the premiere industry-leading human capital management (HCM) technology companies on [...]

Why You Should Offer Employees Paid Time Off

By | 2018-08-01T16:01:16+00:00 August 15th, 2018|Employee Benefits, Employee Wellness, HR Tips|

No laws require businesses to give their employees paid vacation days. So why is PTO so important? Turns out, giving your employee paid time off can actually benefit you, as the employer. Paid vacation and sick days help your employees maintain their own physical and mental health. Whether they are in bed with pneumonia [...]

Do you Need to Offer Insurance to Seasonal Workers?

By | 2018-06-27T22:19:26+00:00 August 1st, 2018|Employee Benefits, Health Insurance, HR Tips, Insurance|

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) changed the insurance game for employers. Today, all large employers (those with 50 or more full-time employees) are required to offer health insurance. This sounds simple enough, but what about temporary, seasonal, or part-time employees. Are you required to offer insurance to seasonal workers? For example, what if you run [...]

Onboarding Best Practices

By | 2018-06-27T22:25:21+00:00 July 25th, 2018|HR Tips, Small Business Tips|

Think about the last person you hired. Do they still work there? Are you pleased with their performance? Do you feel like they share the company values and meet (or exceed) your expectations? Are they making friends at work? If not, your new hire onboarding process could be to blame. The first 90 days [...]

Staying Productive at Work

By | 2018-06-15T19:19:56+00:00 June 13th, 2018|Employee Wellness|

We’ve all been there. We start the day fresh and motivated with a cup of coffee and an ambitious to-do list ready to take on the world. Before you know it, it’s 2 o’clock. While you have found a new brownie recipe on Pinterest, caught the latest tweets, posted your weekend pictures to Instagram [...]