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Many employees evaluate their compensation based on their salary level, and tend to forget about the cost of the added benefits they receive, but maki...

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The legislative changes in recent years impact human resources and small businesses in a variety of ways. We know the political climate is chaotic rig...

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You’ve heard it said that “great employees don’t leave companies; they leave managers.” Recent studies reveal that, on average...

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If you missed our webinar "Working Safely in the Summer Heat" you can watch the recording below. As always, if you have any questions or concerns, ple...

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Summer temperatures have just about arrived, so prepare now to address the potential dangers to your employees who work outdoors. The U.S. Centers for...

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If you missed our webinar "The Importance of Employee Soft Skill Training: Leadership and Customer Service" you can watch the recording below. As alwa...

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Every business needs to build customer loyalty. But have you considered how employee loyalty affects your customers? Loyal employees will work harder,...

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The Professional Staff Management team had the pleasure of sponsoring and participating in our client’s Annual Beach Ball! It might have been co...

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Today, attracting and keeping top-tier employees to boost your business requires comprehensive benefit packages. In addition to good medical and retir...

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If you missed our webinar "401k Retirement Plans: Everything You Need to Know" you can watch the recording below. As always, if you have any questions...

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If you missed our webinar "Affordable Care Act Reporting Compliance: What's Next?" you can watch the recording below. As always, if you have any quest...

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Mental health issues in the workplace present a much more complicated challenge to business owners than physical disabilities do, because they’r...

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Doesn’t every business owner hope to increase profit margins in the new year of 2017? To be successful this year, make a plan and follow it. Bel...

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If you missed our webinar "Tips for Managing a Sales Team" you can watch the recording below. As always, if you have any questions or concerns, please...

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Here’s the bad news first: the 2009 ACA transition reliefs are ending. As you may know, these reliefs were available in two forms. First, report...

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On November 22, 2016, a Texas judge ruled in favor of a lawsuit blocking the nationwide implementation of the new overtime rules that would have been ...

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Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) and Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs) are an attractive part of a benefit package. HSAs and FSAs are tax-advantaged acc...

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If you missed our "Your Security Posture: 5 Simple Ways to Protect Your Data" webinar, watch the recording here!

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The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recently issued new rules regarding the documentation of work-related accidents or incidents....

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As of August 1, 2016, all companies are subject to stiffer fines for immigration-related offenses, including paperwork violations on Form I-9. The Dep...

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Is your company suffering from a talent shortage? Companies that don’t find creative ways to search for and keep good employees don’t grow...

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If you missed our webinar "Updated FLSA Regulations - Get Ready Now!" you can watch the recording below. As always, if you have any questions or conce...

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Our own Kenny Eltzroth making a difference with the Children’s Bureau in Indianapolis.

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If you missed our "What Do Other Employers Do? Competitive HR and Benefit Practices" webinar, watch the recording here!

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If you missed our "Limiting Liability During Terminations" webinar, watch the recording here!

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In spite of this client's already solid safety record, we were able to find room for improvement.

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According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), an average of thirteen U.S. workers die each day from workplace injuries or ill...

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If you have salaried (exempt) workers, your business will likely be impacted by the new Department of Labor (DOL) regulations. The DOL has announced t...

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The political debate is loud and passionate about raising minimum wages. While nothing has been decided yet, here are some facts about what we do know...

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By providing everything from operator and supervisor training to drug testing and work process analysis, we helped this client achieve 1,500 accident-free days!

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Hiring legal immigrant workers continues to be a challenge for business owners we meet. Employers are responsible for not hiring illegal immigrants wh...

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It is W-2 season, which means it’s time for updates on wage and tax filing requirements. Employers must have issued W-2 forms to their employees...

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Doesn’t every business owner hope to increase profit margins in the new year of 2016? To be successful this year, make a plan and follow it. Bel...

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The holidays are upon us, and that means holiday parties! Many employees anticipate the fun and festivity of the company holiday party all year. What ...

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If you missed our ACA webinars, watch the recordings here!

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The holidays are upon us, and that means holiday parties! Many employees anticipate the fun and festivity of the company holiday party all year. What ...

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If you are a small business owner, you probably work sixty hours a week or more, and everything ends up falling on your shoulders – from busines...

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The owner estimates the reduction in turnover saved his company $32,000 a year in new hire training time and recruiting resources.

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On average, complying with healthcare regulations costs small businesses more than $15,000 a year, according to a survey by the National Small Busines...

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For a small business, offering a 401(k) is not only an employment benefit for employees, it is also a benefit for the employer! There are several reas...

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The Affordable Care Act (ACA) requires employers to report the cost of employer-sponsored health coverage on 2015 W-2s. This reporting system means th...

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A recent study, conducted by noted economists at McBassi and Associates, shows that the Professional Employer Organization (PEO) industry is growing s...

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In today's recruiting market, it is critical that your benefits package is competitive to attract the best employees you can find. Electing to offer s...

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We provided on-site training, helped this client maintain a below average e-mod, and saved them over $5,500 in annual workers' comp fees.

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The Department of Labor (DOL) recently issued “Administrative Interpretation 2015-1”. This publication clarifies the tests to determine wh...

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The Department of Labor (DOL) has submitted a proposed rule change to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) which could significantly increase your labo...

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On June 5, the Colorado Supreme Court made an important decision that could affect the rest of the country when it comes to medical marijuana. The CO ...

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An employee handbook is critical to running a successful small business. Take a look at some of the ways you could benefit from creating and implement...

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We helped this real estate investment group reduce their annual 401k costs by $2,000, and avoid a costly sexual harassment lawsuit.

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Can you imagine a time when only two federal laws applied to human resources? It may sound impossible but in 1900, there were only two regulations on ...

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Quick! Answer the question below: Do you agree or disagree with the following statement? “I dislike yelling, but sometimes a little yelling is ...

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Back in April, we alerted our clients that we expected a big announcement from the DOL's Wage and Hour Division (WHD) this summer (see our blog post F...

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It's pretty safe to say that nobody likes paperwork, right? Especially technical, time-consuming paperwork like W-4s and I-9s. Immigration and Customs...

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We helped this health & body spa implement simple safety strategies, and now they are seeing significant results!

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Bank of America just released their semi-annual Small Business Owner Report. This report reveals the current concerns and struggles of business owners...

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Few topics have garnered as much recent attention in the HR field as the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Now that we’re halfway into 2015, here are s...

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This client required a complete, full-service solution to their human resource needs instead of a simple payroll solution. With our help, they now have time for growing profits.

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As a business owner, you make decisions almost constantly that impact the health and stability of your business, which is why critical thinking is so ...

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Did you know? Common chronic diseases such as cancer, diabetes, and heart disease are responsible for $1.1 trillion in lost productivity annually in t...

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The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is charged with enforcing six federal laws including the Equal Pay Act, the Age Discrimination in E...

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Have you considered using a temp-to-perm process as a hiring strategy? It could help you reduce turnover and find better, more qualified employees. Yo...

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We've seen many new regulations from the Department of Labor (DOL) and increased enforcement efforts recently, and we understand that it can be diffic...

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Voluntary wellness programs, as part of group health plans, are growing in popularity. According to the Kaiser Family Foundation, 94% of large employe...

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Ever since the beginning of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), regulations have defined "spouse" based on the state law of whatever state an emp...

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Millions of workers and their employers will be deeply impacted by new Department of Labor (DOL) regulations. This summer, the DOL will announce chang...

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If you are like many business owners, you have considered adding summer internship programs at your company. This method of on-the-job training is a p...

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According to a Kaiser Family Foundation’s report, the average cost of an employer-sponsored family health insurance plan is up 131% over the las...

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During the five years since the Affordable Care Act (ACA) passed, we have seen more political posturing and calculation charts to either support or di...

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And, with our expertise and guidance, this client's experience modifier went from 1.31 to .76!

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This company saved over $4,500 a year in health insurance premiums, and you could, too!

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As an employer, how do you develop your staff into a cohesive team? A cohesive team means higher efficiency and a more productive workplace, especiall...

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Managing an individual employee's time is one thing, but what about managing a collective team's time? If your team is struggling with meeting deadlin...

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Want to make an organizational change happen faster? It requires tact, strategy, and intent, but if you handle a change deliberately and purposefully,...

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As an employer, it is difficult to see your best employees leave you. Employee turnover is costly, and limits productivity, which drastically effects ...

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Workplace conflict can go unseen and unheard, but unfortunately, it is present in most workplaces. Small businesses especially suffer when conflicts g...

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No Cost or Low Cost Advertising for Job Openings There was a day when the newspaper was full of expensive recruitment ads. These days, that's not th...

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Now is a great time to honestly evaluate your business and develop an action plan for growing and getting ahead in 2015. Below are some of our favorit...

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Recently, we've seen some of our clients struggle with a real catch 22 when it comes to making new hire decisions. Federal and state laws have made it...

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Hiring the wrong person significantly derails any business, but at a smaller company, it has an especially major impact. Successfully hiring the right...

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An unscheduled OSHA inspection resulted in a $5,000 fine. See how we were able to negotiate the fine down to $500.

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Tax season is upon us, and W-2 tax forms must be issued by January 31 so that employees will have time to complete their tax returns. Information on t...

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If you're like most small business owners, your medical rates increased significantly in 2015. When you were planning benefits options, did your broke...

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Effective January 1, 2015, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's (OSHA) reporting requirements changed. Additionally, these new reportin...

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A good relationship with your tax accountant is critical to a small business. A Certified Public Accountant (CPA) can be a great ally to your com...

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Keeping up with ever-changing tax codes is a challenge for all business owners. Having a knowledgeable partner to help ease the burden makes a big dif...

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Help Your Employees Meet Medical Expenses with Multiple Plans Providing the right combination of health insurance, Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) and...

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We saved this multi-location dental practice time and money, and even helped them add a 401(k) to their benefits plan.

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"Most of the focus on the Affordable Care Act has been on whether individuals can find affordable coverage through the online marketplaces. But the la...

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See how precautions like safety incentives and quarterly safety meetings helped this HVAC company save money.

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Achieving diversity at a small company is often a challenge, but ignoring this aspect of your business limits your profitability and customer base. Yo...

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Change has always been a part of running a business. In the past, changes were often subtle and slow, but these days, changes are coming at us like a ...

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With 7 of their 14 employees in 5 different states, this communications technology company was looking for help managing multi-state taxes, workers' compensation, and employee benefits.

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Hiring the wrong person significantly derails any business, but at a small company, it has an especially major impact. Detailed pre-employment screeni...

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Big companies offer incentives to attract and retain top talent. Often, at a small company, you are unable to offer the same benefits, but you can off...

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It's that time of year, again. Many OSHA rules apply to winter risks, and in general, different safety and liability risks exist during the cold month...

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As a follow-up to our blog from last month (1099 Employees: Are They Legal?) we wanted to share a very important update. The Department of Labor (DOL)...

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Professional Employer Organizations (PEOs) provide strategic Human Resources solutions for all kinds of different businesses. We help our clients save...

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High achievers typically seek careers that maximize their sense of involvement, satisfaction, effectiveness, motivation, and accomplishment. Such a ca...

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Only a few months remain to comply with the legal mandates of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), the Affordable Care Act...

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Employee engagement is often a forgotten aspect of running a business; however, providing a work environment that is focused on engagement can drastic...

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 As human resource consultants, we are often confronted with companies classifying and paying individuals as “1099 employees.” Many t...

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Adding Supplemental Benefits Sweetens the Employee Benefit Package  Electing to add Supplemental Benefits to a package means that business owne...

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Many companies we speak with have received significant increases in their employee health insurance premiums.  A small software development company reached out to us this month for help. They were shocked by how much higher the costs were.  Their employees' premiums included costs up to $1,800 for family coverage. 

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(Robert Daly/OJO Images, via Forbes.com; "10 Office Fashion Don'ts," by Leah Bourne) Handling Inappropriate Attire at a Small Business We all know i...

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Conducting a background check can take as little as 48 hours, or may take as long as a week. The cost is generally $60 - $80. Best Practice: If there...

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For a small business, offering a 401(k) is not only an employment benefit for employees, it is also a benefit for the employer. Offering a key ...

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Prepare for a Work-Place Accident Work place accidents are a fact of business life. No matter how well you train your staff on safety, the chance of...

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Grandmothering Extends Current Health Care Plans for Small Business "Grandmothering" is the term the federal government now uses to extend non-Affo...

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What the National Labor Relations Rulings  Means for You  Recent NLRB rulings should cause employers to take a second look at their employm...

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Starting your own business? Already own a business? Are you an entrepreneur? Do you need assistance developing your business? The Business Ownership Initiative (BOI) can help.

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How Social Media Fits in the Workplace Social media remains a hot topic for today’s businesses. Some companies restrict and police how employee...

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Navigating New Healthcare Requirements The Affordable Care Act (ACA) has over 11,000 pages and more than 1,300 regulations to further explain the...

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We are proud of the commitment Eduardo Martinez has made to BSA Troop 286 as Scout Master; we know he'll succeed and  excel in this role the same way he does as our Client Services Manager.

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The Impact on Your Bottom Line Workers' compensation claims impact your company’s bottom line and quickly become very expensive, especially for...

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Beware of Heat-Related Health Hazards To avoid costly heat/humidity-related worksite emergencies, it is important to train your workers and supervi...

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Cyber security is a growing concern for businesses of all sizes. The recent high-profile data breaches at major retailers, as well as growing corporat...

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With a PEO partner, you can offer better employee benefits, recruit better employees, lower administrative costs, add dollars to your bottom line, and create safer work environments.

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What the ACA Adjusted Community Rating Means For You Adjusted Community Rating (ACR) shifts how insurance companies calculate rates for "small group"...

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We are proud to announce that Professional Staff Management's Kenny Eltzroth has been accepted as an Ambassador for the Indy Chamber.

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The unemployment rate continues to decline in the United States, adding fuel to the fire in an ever-competitive marketplace for talent. This leaves ma...

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Successful and Legal Internship Programs  In 2013, a federal district court ruled that the producers of the "Black Swan" movie violated federal ...

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Like it or not, changes to group health insurance plans under the ACA affect what employers offer their employees. The ACA creates standards of accept...

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Plan for Summer Now and Make the Living Easy Vacations are a much anticipated break from the stresses of work. Your employees look forward to th...

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Why Choose a PTO Policy? These days, more and more workers and companies appreciate the concept of a PTO policy instead of the old vacation day/s...

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Best Employee Benefit for Small Businesses to Offer For a small business, offering a 401(k) is not only an employment benefit for employees, it i...

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One morning, a frantic customer called our risk manager, asking, "OSHA is here. What do I do?" Fortunately for "Alice," a plant manager, our risk mana...

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As a business owner, you know that employee separations are necessary and costly. But you might not know that even voluntary resignations can effect y...

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A New Delay in the Play or Pay Rules The federal government announced a delay in the "Play or Pay" provision of the Patient Protection and Affordable...

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The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) forces businesses to face new time keeping requirements for employees. The “Play or ...

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The Workplace Wellness Programs included in the ACA are part of a national strategy to improve wellness and combat chronic disease. The Act supports w...

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Did you know the federal government will actually pay you to hire certain individuals? The Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) is a tax incentive progr...

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The use of structured interviews combined with valid assessments and well-defined job descriptions can increase your hiring quality significantly. Fol...

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Reading W-2 Forms As tax season approaches, employers are required to issue W-2 tax forms to their workers. The W-2 has key information that determin...

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Every year PSM gets inquiries about holiday gift-giving. To help your business prepare for the season, we’ve created a list of tips. Giving G...

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At PSM, we understand that as a small business owner, your money and your time are your most valuable assets. We’ve created a list of items that...

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Since partnering with a fast food chain that employs over 370 workers in 40 different locations, we have trained them how to decrease costs related to...

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Small businesses that affiliate with PEOs experience better than overall marketplace results with lower than standard loss development rates. A new st...

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September 14-15: The Curiosity Fair is designed to inspire curiosity using interactive, hands-on experiences for the whole family that combine history...

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The government has announced the one year delay of Obamacare, so we can go back to how we always did things, right?  …NOT NECESSARILY! Wh...

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PSM HR services are backed by an entire team of experts. We provide the expertise and peace of mind small business owners are looking for. You can sta...

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Due to Federally mandated changes, states are shifting responsibility for Unemployment Integrity to employers.  After October 2013, employers wil...

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If you want to retain your top employees you have to make them a part of the company.  Let them know how the business is doing. "Rock Stars" want...

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We’ve all heard humorous stories of holiday parties going awry – but such stores are no laughing matter for employers. Inappropriate emplo...

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No matter what your industry, you need to be savvy on how to stop performance issues. While it may be easier to ignore minor problems in the short run...

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Healthcare reform is a hot topic for any business owner. However, not many understand the implications of opting in or out of the legislation’s ...

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Although many companies have dropped or significantly cut back employer-sponsored benefits in response to a difficult economy, they may soon discover ...

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Facing an OSHA inspection can be a tense, overwhelming prospect for any employer. However, PSM can help you be prepared and assist you through the pro...

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The FMLA regulations do not address bad weather office closures per se. However, guidelines can be inferred from the following provisions of the regul...

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In some cases, exempt employees may be working from home during the weather event. Some states allow employers to deduct the exempt employee&r...

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If the business remains open but employees cannot get to work because of the weather, consider the following: You will need to consider your a...

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When your business closes for weather-related events, such as power outages, and sends employees home for the day, there are two sets of rules for pay...

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Learn about the new OSHA Hazard Communication standards.

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Learn how to comply with NLRB guidance on employee use of Facebook, Twitter, and other social media.

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Learn to use employee assessments to revolutionize your hiring process.

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Learn critical steps for working safely in the heat.

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Find out how the recent healthcare ruling will affect employers.

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Learn how to improve retention by improving the employee's first experiences with the company.

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Learn how to maximize productivity by engaging with employees.

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Learn how timely rapport-building sessions can increase employee retention.

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Understand how to avoid violating Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 when doing routine criminal background checks.

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Learn best practices for EEOC-compliant criminal background checks.

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Discover top tips for preventing workplace bullying.

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Get advice on responding to a workplace bully.

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Learn how to prevent managers - including yourself - from bullying subordinates.

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Learn about potential tax benefits for hiring veterans.

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Learn how small business can avoid BIG personnel mistakes.

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See a case study illustrating the effect of a well-run safety program on your EMR.

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Learn about Indiana's 2012 ban on smoking in most public places.

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Learn the elements of tornado safety for your workplace.

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The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals has stopped the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) from enforcing the new notice-posting rule that was scheduled ...

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According to the Labor Relations Institute, the Department of Labor appears to be planning to implement new persuader reporting rules this August. C...

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In February of 2012, Indiana became a right to work state. Indiana is the first state in over a decade, and the first state ever in the Midwest, to do...

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Employers and their employees are selecting health savings accounts (HSAs) in increasing numbers, according to Kathryn Mayer of BenefitsPro. These acc...

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Staying current in risk control and safety is a high priority for us. In March, our HR Director Terry Lainhart will attend Safety Management Institute...

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