1. great bosses

    Top 8 Practices of Really Great Bosses

    It's no secret that bad bosses can be one of the reasons that employees quit their jobs. On the flip side, though, a great boss can be the reason that employees decide to stay at a company instead of searching for employment elsewhere. This means that having great bosses in your company is importan…Read More

  2. employee benefits

    5 Low-Cost Employee Benefits Small Businesses Can Offer

    One of the strategic ways to retain top talent at your company is to offer great employee benefits and perks (in addition to a competitive salary, of course). While large companies, such as Google and Facebook, have the financial means to offer great benefits such as paid maternity/paternity leave a…Read More

  3. positive company culture

    5 Tips for Creating a Positive Company Culture

    For the past few years, the buzz words in HR have been “company culture.” Today, it’s not enough if a company pays high salaries if it drives workers like cattle and promotes an environment of internal competition. Today, a company needs to turn itself into a desirable, positive, and encouragi…Read More

  4. millennials

    How to Attract Millennials to Your Workplace

    Millennials…you might love ‘em, you might hate ‘em, but there is simply no denying that they are the future of the workforce. So if you want to ensure that your company will forge ahead successfully, you will need to have millennials on your team. But does your company attract millennial emplo…Read More

  5. poaching employees

    How to Prevent Your Employees from Being Poached

    No company wants to lose a valuable employee – especially not to their competition. Losing a good worker is not only a loss for the company, but it is also expensive – all the time you spent training them ends up moving over to your competitor, not to mention the experience they gained at your c…Read More

  6. fsa hra hsa

    HSA, HRA and FSA – What’s the Difference?

      If you are opening a business and wish to provide your employees with comprehensive health coverage, you have probably realized by now that it’s not just about the health plan you choose. In fact, in addition to the health plan you offer employees, there are other options you can offer that wil…Read More

  7. What Makes an HR Department Great?

    When employees talk about whether the company they work for is a “good” company or a “bad” company, what exactly do they mean? In some cases, employees rate their companies based on their direct bosses and how they act. Other times, employees rate their companies based on company policies, s…Read More

  8. Changing Your Benefits Plan: When to Notify Employees

    So you’ve done it. You’ve bit the bullet and decided to implement some changes to your employee benefits policy, or you’ve gotten a new policy altogether. Congratulations! But now, the technical work remains. When do you have to notify your employees that their plans will be changing? Accordin…Read More

  9. Helping Your Employees Get the Most Out Their 401(k) Plans

    Offering matching 401(k) programs to employees is a great way for companies to retain talent and help employees save for retirement. But offering a program is not enough – if you really want to help your employees, you need to help them maximize their 401(k) savings. Here is how you can help them:…Read More