What’s in Your Personnel File?

Did you know that on 8/30/10, Governor Patrick signed a new economic development bill that contains an amendment to Massachusetts personnel records law? The new law (Chapter 240 of the Acts of 2010, section 148) implements a dramatic change in the employers’ legal obligations regarding personnel records. The amendment requires employers to notify employees within …

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WRITING AN EMPLOYEE HANDBOOK: 5 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW

Hiring employees means creating rules for them to follow. How to write an employee handbook that can help you run a better company — and protect you in court. When you’re launching a new business, writing an employee handbook probably isn’t the first thing about. But once you start hiring, and have enough employees to …

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Staffing Your Small Business

Running any small business always comes with its fair share of challenges–be it marketing, managing or tracking revenue, but one problem that few think about is staffing. Staffing a small business is not something that can be done on the spur of the moment. Choosing the right staff means considering your business needs–immediate and future. …

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