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LGBTQ Awareness, Workplace Violence & MD Law Update

As a certified HR Advisor, I attend and speak at many industry events. Here are some key takeaways from the Chesapeake Human Resources Association Conference: Workplace Violence. How would you handle it? Do you have a policy? Know the warning signs? What do you look for when interviewing job candidates?

January 6th, 2020|

Culture Club, Social Responsibility & High Times

Quite the combo of trending topics! Attending conferences is a great way to network and see what’s trending. As a certified HR advisor, I attend events all the time. Here are some key takeaways from the Carroll County SHRM Conference: Shaping Corporate Culture. “Culture eats strategy for breakfast, lunch, dinner.”

December 20th, 2019|

Compliance Update – Anti-harassment Training

Did you know that one in five workers in the U.S. are now required to receive anti-harassment training? Aside from the training mandates, it’s simply a best practice to proactively train your workforce and review training policies to help protect your business. Update Your Training. According to Harvard Business Review,

December 16th, 2019|

DOL Releases Final Overtime Rule, Effective Jan 1, 2020

The Department of Labor has announced the new minimum salary for certain exempt white-collar employees. The final rule is very close to the proposed rule we reported on in March. The new minimums will take effect January 1, 2020. Exempt Executive, Administrative, Professional and Computer Employees (EAP) Salaried exempt EAP

December 16th, 2019|

Payroll Network Announces New Leadership Team and Celebrates Client Growth

Payroll Network Announces New Leadership Team and Celebrates Client Growth The Building People Makes Inc.’s Top 500 Fastest Growing Companies in America ROCKVILLE, MD (November 26, 2019) -- PRNewswire – Payroll Network, a leading provider of human capital management (HCM) SaaS and consulting services, today announced a new leadership team

November 26th, 2019|

Sending Out an S.O.S.

Hiring is hard. Onboarding, coaching and retaining talent, is even harder. Many organizations are sending out an S.O.S. for help sourcing and retaining excellent talent. Employee turnover is expensive. According to SHRM, it costs 1.5 times a person’s salary to lose them. Set Expectations Early & Often Your most important

November 20th, 2019|

Restaurant Industry Compliance Update

Four Key Areas to Address Before 2020 Compliance, especially for restaurants with multi-state operations, must be a top priority to ensure you are aligned with federal, state, and local laws. We want to counsel our clients and friends in the restaurant industry to be vigilant and avoid breaking the law.

November 20th, 2019|

Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace (Vlog)

Diversity efforts should create a welcoming environment where individual differences are respected. This webinar provides important definitions, address some business reasons to consider implementing a diversity and inclusion initiative, look at practical ways to identify barriers to inclusion in a workplace, and discuss strategies to encourage diversity and inclusion.

November 13th, 2019|

Year End Resources

Year End Help & Guides Year End Guide Year End Tips & Tricks Year End Authorization Form Year End Webinar Slides Year End Deadlines & Contribution Limits New! W-4 Changes Coming in 2020

November 13th, 2019|

Affordable Care Act (ACA) Information Center

Navigating the maze of regulatory red tape to understand the requirements placed on companies under the Affordable Care Act can seem overwhelming. HR professionals are on edge balancing their time between identifying the most important sections of the bill and implement new practices to ensure compliance. The ACA Resource Center

November 13th, 2019|

The Ins and Outs of Conducting Background Checks

Have you considered conducting background checks as part of your hiring process? The practice is fairly typical in the banking and financial services industries, as well as with those who work with children, the elderly, or people with disabilities. If you’re wondering whether you should do so as well, check out our overview of the process.

November 11th, 2019|

Five Reasons to Rehire Former Employees

It’s not uncommon for organizations to have a policy against rehiring former employees. This sort of policy makes perfect sense with respect to troublemakers, poor performers, or others who left under a dark cloud.

November 11th, 2019|

Taking Care of Business: Employee Handbooks (Vlog)

If your company doesn’t have a handbook, or it hasn’t been reviewed in the last year, this webinar takes a deep dive into the most important policies for your handbook and what you'll want to consider when drafting them.

October 23rd, 2019|

Preventing Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

It goes without saying that the workplace should be a safe and secure place, and it’s the employer’s responsibility to make it that way. No one can prevent all harassment from happening, but employers can and should do everything in their power to prevent harassment and appropriately respond when it occurs.

October 1st, 2019|
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