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Return to Work Considerations for Employers

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Return to Work Considerations for Employers

As some states relax their restrictions on non-essential businesses and daily activities it’s a grea...
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Is Your Workplace a Safe Place to Speak Up?

Right now, organizations across the country are asking themselves what they can do to make their wor...
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Benefit Spotlight: Long Term Disability Insurance

When a worldwide pandemic upends the financial security of people all over the globe, it's natural t...
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Remember to Document, Document, Document

With all of the changes everyone has had to make over the past few months, not to mention the height...
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FAQs on Short Term Disability

Short term disability insurance is an affordable way to protect your income when you are unable to w...
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Federal Law Alert

New I-9 Policy Due to COVID-19
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How to Support the Mental Health of Your Employees During COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has taken a toll on everyone’s mental health. People have experienced financia...
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Washington Law Alert

Washington Governor Jay Inslee Creates Protection for High-Risk Employees During COVID-19 Washington...
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FAQs for PEO Clients on Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loans

Q:  I have heard that only businesses with fewer than 500 employees (outside of limited exceptions) ...
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Understanding the New CARES Act Options

The President recently signed legislation that includes important provisions to help you keep your e...
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News Brief: Families First Coronavirus Response Act

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) was signed into law on March 18, 2020 and goes i...
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FAQs for Employers Navigating COVID-19

Employers are facing an unprecedented challenge navigating COVID-19. As the virus spreads, it is gen...
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How to Help Your Managers Communicate Better

Here’s a startling statistic: Nearly 70% of managers are uncomfortable communicating with their empl...
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Effective Tactics for Dealing with Under Performing Employees

There are a lot of reasons why an employee or a team may be under performing, and sometimes it takes...
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How to Boost Employee Morale

When an employee's feelings towards their workplace go sour it can negatively affect not just their ...
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Federal Law Update

Reminder—New Minimum Salary for Exempt Employees Starting January 1, 2020, most employees who are cl...
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2019 Year in Review

With 2019 drawing to a close we take a look back at some of the bright spots in our year. Below are ...
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Year End To-Do List

The end of the year is a hectic time for everyone, but small business owners in particular feel the ...
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Tis the Season for Seasonal Employees

With the holidays here and year-end quickly approaching, many businesses will be looking to ramp up ...
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The Ins and Outs of Conducting Background Checks

Have you considered conducting background checks as part of your hiring process? The practice is fai...
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7 Tips for Organizing an Office Donation Drive

Have you thought about conducting an office donation drive? It's a great way for businesses to help ...
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Cyber Attacks Often Aimed at Small Businesses

It seems every month we are reading about another cyber attack at yet another large corporation. Bec...
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Worried About Retention? Consider Doing This

According to Gallup, 51% of employees are looking for a new job, and 68% of employees believe they a...
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DOL Releases Final Overtime Rule, Effective Jan. 1, 2020

The Department of Labor has announced the new minimum salary for certain exempt white collar employe...
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How Bias Affects Your Interviewing

Learn about the ways interviewers (even the best!) are affected by bias in the interview process. If...
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Managing Your Managers

As business owners, executives, and supervisors are all aware, managing employees is one of the hard...
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How To Make Meetings With Remote Employees More Effective

According to the latest telecommuting, mobile work, and remote work statistics from GlobalWorkplaceA...
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5 Awkward HR Questions Answered

Let's face it, dealing with HR matters can get downright awkward. Difficult questions and uncomforta...
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The Truth About Hiring Your 50th Employee

About to hire your 50th employee? Congratulations! Reaching 50 employees is an important milestone f...
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Fun Corporate Summer Events (Other Than Picnics)

We love a good picnic—really, who doesn’t? But if you’re looking to find something a little differen...
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The Art of the Stay Interview

Previously we discussed the reasons for conducting exit interviews. When employees leave, the exit i...
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Before You Jump Into Entrepreneurship, Browse These Tips for Success

If you were to ask 10 different entrepreneurs why they took the leap into business ownership, you’d ...
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The Three Ways HR Makes Employment More Profitable

HR covers a lot of territory—much of it cluttered with paperwork—but it really does have a precise b...
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5 Simple Steps to More Efficient Meetings

Have you ever attended a meeting that left you feeling like you just wasted a bunch of time? If you'...
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Working With Summer Scheduling Challenges

With summer underway employees have more scheduling challenges than usual. Vacations, summertime chi...
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Four Keys to Improving Your Culture

There’s no easy formula to fixing all cultural problems because each workplace is unique. The rules ...
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EEO-1 Reporting Requirements Finalized

The hotly contested issue of what exactly needs to be filed for EEO-1 reporting this year has been r...
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How Conducting Exit Interviews Can Help Increase Retention

The exit interview is a conversation with a departing employee about their time at the company and t...
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Energize Your Safety Training With These Easy Tips

National Safety Month is observed annually in June. However, workplace safety should be a top priori...
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3 Tips for Effective Employee Coaching

The performance of your company is directly tied to the performance of your employees, so one of the...
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Why Training Your Employees is Good for Retention

There’s an old joke about an executive who worries that training their employees will be a bad inves...
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Learn Why Small Businesses are Sued and How to Prevent It

Running a business is risky. Despite your best intentions things happen and mistakes are made. Unfor...
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10 Reasons to Immediately Review Your Employee Handbook

While your employee handbook should receive a regularly-scheduled review to ensure compliance with s...
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How to Reduce Absenteeism

Taking time away from work is good for the health and morale of employees. When they can rest during...
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5 Ways to Lower Labor Costs-- Without Cutting Staff

One of the most-asked questions by business owners everywhere is, “How can I lower my operating cost...
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Why Employees Abandon Their Jobs and How to Prevent It

In December, The Washington Post reported on an odd, eyebrow-raising phenomenon in the working world...
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Busting 5 Common Myths About Payroll

Misconceptions about payroll pose some of the biggest, most costly ramifications to a business owner...
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10 Ways to Express Your Gratitude to Your Employees

Do you love your team? Do you find yourself wondering how you’d ever succeed without them? We hope y...
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Loneliness: The New Workplace Epidemic– Here’s How Employers Can Help

Right now, in workplaces across the country, people are going about their jobs, seemingly content, b...
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Picking the Best Payroll Schedule for Your Company

Before you can choose the best payroll schedule for your business you must first learn about the ava...
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Top 4 Business Functions You Can Outsource

Now that you’ve solidified your 2019 goals and are working on making the new year a prosperous one, ...
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Don't Make These 5 Payroll Mistakes

Payroll is complicated. Accuracy and timeliness are of paramount importance and there is no room for...
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3 Tips to Safeguard Your Interview Process

The first part of the year is a very popular time of year for recruiting and hiring. If you are one ...
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5 New Year's Resolutions for Small Business Owners

Happy New Year! Now that the fun and festivities of the holiday season have passed, I'm willing to b...
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2018: Year in Review

It has been an exciting year for us here at ScalePEO. There is so much that we are proud of and than...
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Celebrating Responsibly at Holiday Parties

Employees appreciate recognition of their hard work over the year, and year-end holiday parties are ...
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Employment Laws Every Growing Organization Should Know About

Periods of growth are particularly exciting for small and midsize businesses, but they also bring ne...
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5 Ways Small Businesses Can Offer Competitive Benefits

At Scale we often hear small business owners (SBOs) ask how they are supposed to compete with the be...
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If HR Isn't Your Strength, Outsource It

You are busy running your business, you have it all figured out and everything seems just perfect…un...
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How to Measure The Real Cost of Employee Turnover

Employee turnover is expensive—more so than you might think. According to a recent survey by the Soc...
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Understanding the Value of a Good Employee Onboarding Experience

Starting a new job is both exhilarating and nerve-wracking and what happens in those first days, and...
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How Outsourcing HR Can Actually Help Your Current HR Manager

When deciding to outsource to a professional employer organization (PEO), it’s common for business o...
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Is Your Payroll Putting You at Risk?

Getting paid—it’s one of your employees’ favorite things about work (if not the favorite) and it’s a...
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7 Ways to Know if Your Company Needs a PEO

With so much on their plate, it is not uncommon for business leaders to become so bogged down with t...
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