Discipline – Guidance for Business Owners & Managers

Discipline is one of the hardest parts of a Manager or Supervisors job. Why do you ask? Because many Managers or Supervisors don’t know how to handle the confrontation. In my vast HR Career, I have been asked how to handle the employee attendance, the tardiness, and the day-to-day infractions over and over again. In […]

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Immigration Changes: Are You Ready?

Immigration Changes:Are You Ready? Employers are required to use the new version of the Form I-9 (dated 07/17/17) beginning Sept. 18, 2017. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) first published the form I-9 in July. It has an expiration date of Aug. 31, 2019. It applies to new hires only. Employers are not required to […]

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Top 5 Tips to Reduce Turnover

Top 5 Tips to Reduce Turnover – If you lose a key employee what impact will it have on your business? Don’t you agree that Employee’s are your most valuable asset?  So what can you do to retain them and mitigate human capital risk? Let’s first define “human capital risk.”  It is the uncertainty arising from changes […]

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Drinking at Work

“Drinking at Work” is a Big No, No! Drinking at work is a Big NO, NO, says Nancy Dube of Dube Consulting in MA. A Human Resources Outsourcing Company that can assist your business growth! Did you find someone drinking at work? I received a call from a company, similar to yours, asking me what to […]

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Termination: 12 Easy Steps to Follow

Termination: 12 Easy Steps to Follow. It is easy to make a mistake that may open you up to costly legal risks. So, you have to terminate an employee… Some employers do this often and know just how to manage the process. Others employers could refer to these steps.  Most terminations and voluntary separations are […]

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Are Your Unpaid Internship Legal?

Hello, Summer!  College students are now reaching out for Summer internships. You might want free labor.  But… Are your unpaid internships legal? Your interns may be eligible for benefits regardless of their pay status.  Each state has different regulations.  If you are not up to speed on the laws surrounding internships, we highly encourage you to pay […]

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5 Steps to Boost Your Retention Efforts

To boost your retention efforts, it is important to think about the job from the employees’ viewpoint.  Everyone is different, but assuming that all employees are being paid well or treated with respect and dignity is not the case across all business. When were they last time you told an employee that you appreciated their hard […]

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10 Tips to Find the Right Employee

  10 Tips to Find the Right Employee Where can I find the right employee? As an experienced Human Resource Consultant, I can find the right employee. I have sourced, recruited, interviewed and hired for many companies, large and small. I have also conducted numerous retained searches. There is no one method to find the right […]

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5 Tips for Handling Employee Problems

It’s happening again!  You are faced with employee problems, in the workplace. The problem is effecting your business operations and can not be ignored.  The problem will affect other employees and disrupt work from being completed. So it’s your job to address this problem – You must be the owner, manager or supervisor.  What should you do?  […]

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MINIMIZE LIABILITY FOR YOUR HOLIDAY PARTIES!   MINIMIZE LIABILITY — ARE YOU AT RISK? Minimize Liability — Will you be civilly liable for negligent acts taking place within the scope of employment? Minimize Liability — Will you be confronted with a harassment, discrimination, or retaliation violations? Minimize Liability — As a small business owner you […]

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