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7 July 2015 - 5:03, by , in Uncategorized, Comments off
Having an employee take an extended leave of absence can cause a shift in productivity and staffing. While small businesses are not required to pay employees taking maternity or paternal leave from work, there are laws that protect new parents from losing their job as a result of taking a leave of absence. Staying informed...
7 July 2015 - 3:51, by , in Uncategorized, Comments off
Owning and operating a small business is likely to involve a fair number of contracts. The way contracts are designed and implemented has changed substantially due to technological developments in recent years. Using digital signatures has streamlined the process of contracts and how business owners use them for day-to-day operations. Contracts in the Digital Age: What You...
3 July 2015 - 3:04, by , in Uncategorized, Comments off
Operating a nonprofit organization can be filled with legal challenges such as managing volunteers, raising funds and helping your constituents. With ever-changing laws and regulations surrounding nonprofits, it is more important than ever to ensure your organization is a legal and safe operation for all persons involved. 3 Tips for Legal Issues at Nonprofit Organizations 1....
3 July 2015 - 2:57, by , in Uncategorized, Comments off
Starting a small business involves a lot of detail, including considering the type of legal structure you hope to use. Selecting the appropriate structure for a small business depends on the business’ goals, whether you’ll hire employees and the environment in which business will be conducted. Read on to learn more about legal structures for...
3 July 2015 - 2:45, by , in Uncategorized, Comments off
As small businesses and nonprofits grow, so does the idea of incorporating hiring employees into their business strategy to provide extra help and assistance in order to keep up with demand. However, there are important factors to take into consideration prior to hiring employees. Depending on the size and growth rate of any small business, the process...
3 July 2015 - 2:16, by , in Uncategorized, Comments off
Keeping employees focused and motivated can be a constant struggle for managers and bosses. From the daydreamer to the procrastinator, there are all types of personalities and distractions in the office. Motivating your team can be the difference between a productive and healthy environment and a dysfunctional one. 3 Ways to Motive and Encourage Employees...
3 July 2015 - 2:03, by , in Uncategorized, Comments off
The holidays are generally one of the busiest times of year for requested time off. From mid-November to the end of December it seems that most people have places to be, far away from their home base. But what about your work? Do you expect to get paid because the office closed for a holiday?...
3 July 2015 - 1:56, by , in Uncategorized, Comments off
The holiday season is upon us again. The holidays are not only a time for families to come together, but people love to take festivities into the workplace. Because many holidays are religious-based, here are a few employer rights and employee rights that you should be aware of. Employer and Employee Rights Surrounding Holidays  ...
3 July 2015 - 1:43, by , in Uncategorized, Comments off
Many employees and employers come from vastly different backgrounds and celebrate a variety of cultural events throughout the year. In order to work in a cohesive and productive environment, it is important to understand how to acknowledge the differences in us all while in the office. Try out these three methods for celebrating cultural diversity...
3 July 2015 - 1:41, by , in Uncategorized, Comments off
What does a typical office setting look like to you? A group of people roughly the same age and personality types? That description may have made sense a few decades ago, but today the cultural landscape of the workplace has changed. Today, cultural diversity in the workplace includes employees of all backgrounds and ages coming...