Tag Archives: Best Practices

Maintaining a Compliant PTO Policy in an Era of Unprecedented Levels of Regulation

As reported in the Wall Street Journal, U.S. businesses are operating in a federal regulatory environment that is like none other in U.S. history. Of course, the federal regulatory environment is not... Visit site for full story...

Maintaining a Compliant PTO Policy in an Era of Unprecedented Levels of Regulation

As reported in the Wall Street Journal, U.S. businesses are operating in a federal regulatory environment that is like none other in U.S. history. Of course, the federal regulatory environment is not... Visit site for full story...

Doing Business in Canada

It’s a well-known fact that doing business in Canada is different, more difficult and more time consuming than in the US. Right? Not really. Canada has a conservative, business-friendly government... Visit site for full story...

Use These 5 Strategies to Make Employee Appreciation Day Last All Year

Today is Employee Appreciation Day. This day is a good reminder to take time away from our normally hectic daily schedules and show gratitude to the people who work so hard for our business success.... Visit site for full story... ...

Severance Agreements

When faced with terminating an individual’s employment, managers often ask themselves if they should pay a severance to the departing employee. Severance pay is not a requirement, unless promised in... Visit site for full story...

Company Wellness Programs

While many of us made resolutions relating to health and wellness goals like losing weight, exercising more or quitting smoking, it is likely that most have forgotten or broken these resolutions by... Visit site for full story...

Effectively Managing a Performance Improvement Plan

Managing poor performance is the responsibility of both the employee and the manager.  To effectively manage poor performance, an employee must be accountable for their actions and managed towards... Visit site for full story...

Posting to Job Boards

When searching for new employees, job boards are an important tool to utilize. Making sure qualified candidates can find your open positions and easily access job descriptions and requirements is... Visit site for full story...

Paid Sick Leave

As an employer you have lots of decisions to make. Not to be overlooked is the decision about the paid time off policies that you put in place. Such policies (e.g., PTO, vacation, sick, parental... Visit site for full story... ...

Developing an Expense Policy

There are numerous expenses inherent to running a business.  Rent, inventory, salaries, supplies, insurance…the list of bills goes on and on.  No doubt you’ve tried several ways to keep costs low so... Visit site for full story...