Business Tools

Project management tools are taking the workplace by storm. Software applications that used to be exclusive to enterprise level companies now have free versions for individuals and small teams. However, that doesn’t make it an easy task to choose one for your company....

Have you ever noticed how much more likely an upset customer is to publicly express their distaste than a satisfied customer is to publicly praise your efforts? You may have heard scary statistics about how on average customers will tell 15 people about a negative...

There is nothing more exciting than ending your candidate search and bringing on a new hire. Recruitment, after all, is one of the toughest parts of running a business. With the shift in the recruitment process becoming more candidate-driven there is an increase in pressure...

  No matter how many times we fill out a W-4 it can still be confusing. Not to mention, how you fill out a W-4 will most likely change over your lifetime and the number one question will always remain, “How many allowances should I claim?”. Although, we can’t...

Any business decisions you make requires thought and strategy. When it comes to deciding on or making a change to what type of pay frequency your business will have you have to think about what will best suit your needs. It is not as simple...

With the unemployment rate at record lows, the battle for talent is on. Big or small, every company has to fight to win the attention of today’s savvy job seeker. Of course, there is no single way to attract talent. That said, in my experience, certain attributes are...

Fall is the season of change and for many organizations, this is the time for evaluating existing processes and initiating necessary changes for the coming year. Organizational change could be anything from a reorg of your company, reduction in force, acquisitions, mergers, growth investments, etc. Because...

If you are like most HR professionals, you dread the fall open enrollment season. Although a headache for most, the open enrollment season is an opportunity for HR departments to personally engage with employees— in that of guiding them to make choices that will safeguard...

Cutting down the cost and time associated with any administration is important for employers, but especially in the HR function. One aspect of HR that can be highly administrative is Benefits Administration. The words “Benefits” and “Administration” go hand in hand… for a number of...

Perhaps it goes without saying that business owners face near endless challenges and opportunities today. As a result, inevitably, there’s an endless range of solutions and technologies employers may choose from to address these issues. For your business, where do you rank the challenge of...