Tag Archives: labor laws

Recruiting (Process)

The recruiting process can easily be outsourced (there are approximately 40,000 recruiting agencies in the U.S. alone). If done in-house, it is best to have one dedicated individual to be the point person. This person needs to be a real … Continue reading

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Termination (Documentation)

A good mindset in an employee termination  is to treat the process with an expectation of a lawsuit from the impacted employee. This will assist in thinking through the process and documentation necessary for a good defense. But the fear … Continue reading

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Interviewing

Since hiring the right candidate is the most important role of a boss, good interviewing skills are critical. Unfortunately, many bosses do not possess these skills. There is a natural tendency to want to hire in ones’ own likeness. A … Continue reading

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Payroll

A company’s payroll can be a company’s most expensive operational cost. Every business needs an effective process for paying its employees. It is not simply writing a check. There are many tax and labor law requirements that make an investment … Continue reading

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Employee Relations

Good employee relations skills require unbiased perspectives and a genuine interest in the wellbeing of all employees. From a holistic perspective, employee relations is about the overall morale of employees. From a granular perspective, it is about managing the relationships … Continue reading

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Forms (Human Resources)

Managing people effectively and with minimal risk requires proper documentation. Labor laws are a main driver of documentation, but HR processes (payroll, benefits, performance management, etc.) all require some degree of processing forms. As a general rule, bosses should try … Continue reading

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