1. How to Get Yourself Out of An HR Pickle  

    In an ideal world, we’d never have to worry about solving other people's issues within our businesses. We’d have perfectly crafted policies, a highly skilled management team, and an engaged workforce with employees who are passionate about helping our operations to reach their full pot…Read More

  2. Four Steps to Effective Safety Meetings

    When it comes to workplace safety, there is no better time to promote new ideas or reinforce safe working habits than in a safety meeting. However, we often see small business owners asking how to make their safety meetings more effective. It’s important that owners, managers, and employees don’…Read More

  3. 7 Rules of Management

    When it comes to managing people it is important to have great communication, leadership and being a good delegator. There are also a few other rules that should be taken into count when it comes to management. Check out these 7 rules of management that can help you enhance your management style. H…Read More

  4. Drug test, background checks becoming less important to employers

    On August 20th, 2019 our Sr. HR Consultant and President of Smarter HR Solutions, Nicole Bellow had the opportunity of joining Mr. Isiah Carey of the Isiah Factor: Uncensored to discuss how some employers are beginning to loosen their reigns when it comes to background checks and drug testing. We wo…Read More

  5. 7 Misconceptions About Onboarding Your New Employee

    Onboarding is often known to be the last stage of the recruitment process – and the first step towards retention. If done correctly - your new employee will evolve into a valuable asset to your team. If done incorrectly – you’ll miss out on honing in your employee's full potential, and you’l…Read More

  6. 2020 Healthcare Reform Changes

    New Figure Marks Decrease from 2019 Under the employer shared responsibility ("pay or play") provisions of the Affordable Care Act, applicable large employers—generally those who have 50 or more full-time employees (including full-time equivalent employees)—may be subject to a penalty if they …Read More

  7. Five Questions to Ask Your Employees This Week

    When posing the question, “Are you aware of the activities that take place in your company?”, they’ll undoubtedly tell you that they have a pretty good grasp on what’s going on in their workplace. Employees are engaging in chit chat about their day over lunch in the break room or important d…Read More

  8. How to Tackle the Infamous Summer Slump of Productivity

    The Summer months are here once again! This means family vacations are being taken, the weather is becoming nicer, and employees across the country are looking forward to a bit of well-deserved time away from their jobs. While many will be worrying about how many outfits they can fit into their lugg…Read More