4 Tips on Keeping Business Running Smoothly During An Employee Leave of Absence (Written by Lori Narewski) As 2021 is rapidly approaching so is the start date of PFML (Personal Family Medical Leave) for all Massachusetts' businesses. As an employer, in addition to being aware of your responsibilities – which you can find on the Mass.gov website, you should also have a game plan to ensure all business continues to run as usual during your employee’s absence. In fact, a plan should be in place for any employee's extended absence.
Payrolling is different from the payroll processing services most of us are familiar with - where you process payroll checks for your employees or outsource the service to a third-party. Payrolling an employee - is a cost-effective option, with lower company payroll risks! Read on, to learn more about Payrolling Services and how your company could benefit from it...
Good to Know: Protest Review – Massachusetts DUA Online To everyone that protests claims with Massachusetts unemployment, we would like to provide you with some information for submitting information online:
Soft Skills: Definitions and Examples Soft skills are personality traits and behaviors. Unlike technical or “hard” skills, soft skills are not about the knowledge you possess but rather behaviors you display in different situations.
4 Ways To Create A More Stable & Healthy Work Environment As a leader, it’s your job to make sure your employees are happy, healthy and enjoy working at your business. Turnover is expensive, and too much of it will create a very difficult environment to work and exist each day. However, there are a few particular ways you can create a more stable atmosphere in the workplace that will help your employees keep their mental and physical wellbeing in check. The worst decision you can make is to look the other way and take no action at all for improving the conditions at your office. Hoping the situation will get better on its own isn’t a wise approach, so it’s worth your energy to figure out how you can help.
8 Expert Tips To Having A Healthy Company Environment Originally Published By: John Rampton on February 18, 2015 Arguably one of the most important elements in motivating and engaging employees is by having a healthy company environment. But, how exactly can you make an environment where team members are productive, happy, encouraged and accepted? Try these eight valuable tips and you’ll be on your way to having a healthy company environment. 1. Build Trust According to 90% or workers, honesty, trust and fairness are considered the most important attributes valued in the workplace. But, how exactly can you establish trust in the workplace? According to Eva Rykrsmith on QuickBase, an organizational psychologist and HR/OD leader, you can begin by doing the following:
This 5-Day Workplace Meditation Challenge Will Make Everyone in Your Office Happier PUBLISHED ON: FEB 6, 2018 By Matthew JonesContributor, Inc.com You don't know yourself. You spend your life pretending to understand yourself, others, and the world. But the truth is that you have no idea--you're just doing what everyone else does: going with the flow instead of engaging in meaningful introspection. But you want something more. You're aware that, despite your limitations, there's still plenty of fulfillment to be discovered in this lifetime. So, you're trying to walk the fine line between professional success and personal fulfillment.
Winter in New England is always unpredictable. Take a moment to review some Winter Driving Safety Tips to help you and your colleagues travel to and from work safely. Originally Published By: WCR Insurance Winter Driving Safety Tips Take a few minutes to cover a few basics Get an earlier-than-usual start and plan for the trip to take longer than normal. Clear your entire vehicle of snow. Snow left on the roof and hood can easily end up on the windshield or rear window, obstructing your view. Clear ice off all windows and side mirrors. Clearing just a peephole will get you out of the driveway faster, but will also obstruct your line of vision. Remove snow from your shoes before you get in the car to avoid fogging up the windows and creating slippery gas and brake pedals. Always use your seatbelt and insist any passengers do so…
Originally Published By: Zoë B. CullenRicardo Perez-Truglia Pay inequality is common in most workplaces. You get paid significantly more than your subordinates, your boss gets paid more than you, and your boss’s boss gets even more. In many large organizations, some employees can take home paychecks tens or hundreds of times more than others. Whether you like it or not, your employees have wondered at some point about your salary — and their peers’. Should you be worried about that? Our recent research sheds light on this question, and our findings may surprise you. We conducted an experiment with a sample of 2,060 employees from all rungs of a large commercial bank in Asia. The firm is quite representative of most companies around the world across some key dimensions, including its degree of pay inequality and non-disclosure policy around salary.
The Family and Medical Leave Act protects workers' jobs under four sets of circumstances, but employers and employees must earn eligibility before the law can cover them.
How reliant are you on technology? The answer is probably “very” regardless of your age, but if you’re a millennial, you’re likely even more dependent. Millennials don’t know a world without the Internet, and it’s second nature for them. We use technology to order our food, buy pretty much everything, and even find romantic partners.
With more than 18.5 million people hired via online job postings per year, according to a report on Statistic Brain, you may think that it is a simple process to bring in the right new hire to help your tech team grow. And while you may find a number of talented job seekers — people who check all the boxes on your core requirements list — it can be a lot harder to find someone who will be a perfect fit for your IT department.
Onboarding—the process in which new hires are integrated into the organization—is a missed opportunity for most employers, according to a recent study.
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A few years ago, it seemed professionals couldn't go a day without hearing or reading the word "millennial." Whether it was advice about hiring them, managing them, developing them or simply dealing with them, everyone had opinions on this generation's presence in the workforce.