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Five Payroll Security Measures You Need To Make Today

Payroll Security
1. Change Your Procedures You can protect your company from breaches by changing your HR policies, outsourcing payroll calculations, training employees in online security matters and using a password-protected system. Conducting regular audits is essential to catch ghost employees, hour padding and people clocking in or out for their friends. It’s important to update your system, install patche...
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Paid Sick Leave Regulations: What an Employer Has to Know

Paid Sick Leave
Only 11 states and Washington D.C. have laws requiring employers pay employees for a specific number of sick days each year. The 11 states are: 1. Arizona 2. California 3. Connecticut 4. Maryland 5. Massachusetts 6. Michigan 7. New Jersey 8. Oregon 9. Rhode Island 10. Vermont 11. Washington In Connecticut and Maryland companies employing 50 or more people must pay them for sick leave time. ...
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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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