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Should Your Company Be Able to Look at Your Social Media Before and During Your Employment?

Social Media
Should Your Company Be Able to Look at Your Social Media Before and During Your Employment? We live in a digital age that social media has seemingly taken over. Our day-to-day lives now, in large part, revolve around posting status updates and checking our feeds to see what friends and family are up to. But how exactly does translate to your professional life? What if my company reads my social...
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Using Workforce Analytics and Metrics to Reduce Your HR Costs

HR Analytics
Using Workforce Analytics and Metrics to Reduce Your HR Costs If you are managing the day to day operations of a company, then you know full well that the managing of a business is just as much about the costs as it is about the revenue being generated. This is precisely why businesses that are properly managed are managed by individuals who are constantly striving to decrease the costs of thei...
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How to Talk to Your Employer When They Keep Paying You Late

How to Talk to Your Employer When They Keep Paying You Late There's nothing more frustrating than dealing with an employer who refuses to pay you on time. While you may assume that your best course of action is to sue the company you work for keep in mind that legal action can be extremely costly. Not only that, but it can also be time-consuming. Before you attempt to settle the matter in c...
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Termination Checklist and Guidelines for Employers

Termination Checklist and Guidelines for Employers Termination is never an easy part of a manager’s job. However, the steps you take beforehand can reduce the difficulty and the company’s possible exposure to wrongful termination lawsuits. HR experts agree that firing an employee shouldn’t come out of the blue. Termination should be the final step in a thorough process of establishing compan...
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8 Ways Unemployment Claims Affect Your Business

unemployment claims
8 Ways Unemployment Claims Affect Your Business Unemployment claims is a small source of income for employees who were laid off from their workplaces through no fault of their own. It is paid by state governments from unemployment taxes collected from their respective employers. The ex-employee makes a request to the labor office citing unlawful terminations. The labor office will weigh their cas...
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Should I Fight An Unemployment Claim?

Unemployment Claims
Should I Fight An Unemployment Claim? If a former employee of yours files for unemployment, one factor that can affect whether they receive unemployment benefits is if you contest their claim. Should you contest it, then it will be up to your state’s employment department to decide if the employee has a right to unemployment benefits. To have the best chance of success, here’s how you can fight a...
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Looking for a job in New York? Keep These 3 Tips in Mind.

New York
Looking for a job in New York? Keep These 3 Tips in Mind. While New York state offers 7 million private sector jobs and several hundred thousand federal jobs, the unemployment rate is stubbornly stagnant at about 6.5%. This varies from places to places across the state. Most the unemployed live in the five boroughs of New York City. For many young budding job seekers, the state offers an excellen...
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Conducting a job interview, best practices

Interview
Conducting a job interview, best practices Good interviewing doesn't always lead to a good hire, but observing sound practices can get you a lot closer to finding the best fit for the job. Good interviewing is about asking the right questions to determine the best candidate, but it's a two-way street that's also about presentation of your company culture. Of course, it's also about observing anti...
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How The Work Opportunity Tax Credit Can Help Business Owners

Work Opportunity Tax Credit
How The Work Opportunity Tax Credit Can Help Business Owners The Work Opportunity Tax Credit offers incentives to small business owners when they hire people from specific groups. This allows businesses to limit their tax liabilities, which can in turn positively affect their bottom line. Their resources can then be invested in the company and employees instead of in taxes. Additionally, employer...
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Pay As You Go Workers Compensation

Pay As You Go Workers Compensation
Pay As You Go Workers Compensation Pay-As-You-Go Workers Compensation (WC) is a handy way for companies to pay WC insurance premiums. Employers do not have to make payments in advance. They make payments each pay period. How does Pay-As-You-Go Workers Compensation work? During each payroll period, the employer has to offer a report for each employee. The report shows the deduction of the worker...
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