Scheduling a meeting is such a simple concept, but more often than not, it’s done wrong. The way you schedule the meeting matters. Who you invite (or choose not to invite) matters even more. And if you want that meeting to be productive, then prepping your participants for the conversation is as important as the conversation itself. Take a dive into the do’s and don’ts of meetings.
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Starting a business is challenging, and the odds are stacked against you. Before you dive in, figure out the reason why you want to be in business, and why your specific company should exist. Being able to define your why will make other decisions easier and will keep you going when times get tough.
All Hands on Deck meetings are a great way to communicate company goals, vision, and mission to employees. They’re also a useful tool for celebrating your organization’s accomplishments along the way. Running a successful All Hands meeting can be a powerful tool in strengthening company culture and improving trust and transparency.
Companies want to get the most out of their employees, and employees want to work for companies who provide opportunities and fulfillment. The intersection of these two desires is the ability companies have to help employees feel valued and appreciated at work. When employees feel like their company cares about them on a personal level, they work harder and achieve more.
This is challenging, new territory for all of us. After months of shut down, the American economy is slowing opening and employees are returning to work. However, with the virus still present, it’s important that we return to work safely, and take the precautions necessary to protect our people.
Employee compensation can take many different forms. Most people think of it as the money that ends up in your bank account at the end of a pay period. But for many of us, the fringe benefits we enjoy from our employer play a significant role in our compensation package.
The different words used to describe wages can be confusing. This article summarizes the difference between gross wages and net wages, and why understanding this difference is important.
Many companies miss the opportunity to conduct great exit interviews because they don’t take the time to really prepare, nor do they have an end goal in mind. When prepped with the right exit interview questions, these meetings can provide a wealth of information to help your company make decisions on how to improve.
The scramble to secure PPP loans has been top-of-mind for small business owners. Once a loan is secured, the next step for many of them will be to determine how to qualify for loan forgiveness. One thing everyone will need to know is what full-time equivalent employees are and how to calculate your FTE number.
Now that PPP loans are being issued, a common question facing small business owners is how do I ensure that my loan is forgiven? The number one step towards a forgivable loan starts with an understanding of the 75/25 rule.
Onboarding new employees is key to lowering turnover rates. Turnover and job replacement is extremely expensive, so it’s worth learning how to avoid it. Read on to see how.
Quotes are often a great source of inspiration, and when it comes to the year 2020, we think everyone could use a little pick-me-up! Here are 10 HR quotes that we found helped us think more introspectively, and get excited about the rest of the year.
What does paid in arrears mean? Are there any benefits to paying employees in arrears? How does paying employees in arrears affect my payroll calculations? Keep reading for answers to these and more questions.
There’s no way you could have prepared for the challenge of managing a team, from home, during a global pandemic, and yet, here we are. Hopefully by following these tips, the experience will be a little more cheerful, productive, and motivating for you and the members of your team. Good management is needed more than ever.
“We continue to build an amazing company! One of the next steps was to bring in a world class design firm, to look at our brand. It has been a fun process to research our competitors, talk with our customers, dive into designs and come to a conclusion on what our company brand is. I am so excited to launch the new look!” – Travis Hansen
Robb Lifferth walks us through the first things that a veteran HR consultant does when they look at a new business. He also explains why HR needs to know about business objectives and how they can help.
There are costs and benefits to working with a PEO, and it’s up to you to decide if and when those costs outweigh the benefits and it’s time to cut ties.
Switching payroll companies can seem like a daunting task, but with the right knowledge and help, the payroll provider transition can be a smooth one.
The coronavirus pandemic has hit small businesses hard. Fortunately, there are resources for help. See what’s out there to help your small business.
Administering and calculating employee bonuses effectively is a great way to motivate and reward employees. Here are 6 keys to doing it well.
This round of updates gives users a lot more flexibility with the PTO tool, speeds up app navigation for you, and simplifies inviting employees to EddyHR and viewing their account creation progress.