The annual review process is often seen by both the manager and the employee as a necessity. However, when performed correctly it can hold significant opportunity. The annual performance reviews are dreaded by all parties, employee and manager. It’s a fact. The two most dreaded interactions managers have with their employees are the performance reviews […]
Chances are you’ve been invited to the conventional meet-ups, the groups, the conferences, that are organized with networking in mind. Attending these events are like-minded professionals in similar industries usually for a presentation with cocktail hour. Some thrive in these types of settings, while others dread them. To make-up for this, it is beneficial to seek out alternative places […]
How long has it been since you reviewed your employee handbook — or since your employees referenced it?
When employee handbooks are correctly developed and implemented, they can serve as a sourcebook for both the managers and employees. Unfortunately, employee handbooks often are not crafted in the right way, and as a result collect dust on a shelf.
Ever wondered what the New Hampshire Department of Labor finds when they are auditing businesses? They publish the top 10 violations each year. Be prepared and make sure you understand what to do in order to prevent any of those violations. 1. Failure to pay all wages due for hours worked, fringe benefits, breaks less then […]
Always wondering what you have to report? Here a little update. Found another deadline? submit it to us, so we can add it to the list. January Labor poster update in NH. Download it here. And while at it check your federal posters with their Poster Advisor OSHA: Expansion of injury and illness reporting requirements: […]
Minimum wages are different for each state. Here an overview of the states that changed their minimum wage as of 1/1/2015.
As temperatures grow warmer, it is often just a matter of times before an employee steps into the office with a little bit too much beach theme in mind when they picked their dress for the day. But how do you deal with it as an employer, without destroying your embraced flexible dress code? Here five tips to keep the culture great, and the dress code inline with your expectations.
Ever wondered what the New Hampshire Department of Labor finds when they are auditing businesses? They publish the top 10 violations each year. Be prepared and make sure you understand what to do, to prevent any of those violations. Read more about the New Hampshire Department of Labor audits.
Interns are students who are looking for work experience to help them prepare for the job market. In addition to college students, more and more high school students are looking for internship opportunities to learn about the field they want to enter upon graduation, or pursue in college.
The government has released the redesigned I9 and W4 forms. Both forms need to be filled out when an employee is joining your team (on the first business day, or before first payroll).