Tag: Human Resources

You don’t have to do anything elaborate; even an email can let your employee know that they are
important and more than just a cog in the machine.

Human Resources Strategy: How Massachusetts Became a Leader in Finding and Serving Employees with Disabilities
October 26, 2018

Most Human Resources professionals acknowledge the importance of making sure that applicants and potential employees with disabilities aren’t discriminated against. However, the statistics are clear: according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, only 18.7 percent of people who are disabled

Why Time and Attendance Tracking Can Increase Employee Accountability
October 25, 2018

As every conscious business owner knows, employee accountability is a vital aspect of the business dynamic. If you’ve been wracking your brain for ways to improve this important facet of your organization, it could be as simple as implementing time

Managing Human Resources Changes: What the Grand Bargain Means for Massachusetts Employers
October 15, 2018

One of the most challenging aspects of Human Resources is dealing with changes to laws and regulations. And while Federal laws like the Americans with Disabilities Act or Title VII, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, religion, sex,

Changes to HR and Payroll: Five Things Every Massachusetts Worker Should Know About the Grand Bargain
October 13, 2018

In June, Governor Baker of Massachusetts signed the Grand Bargain, a piece of legislation that makes several fundamental changes to employment law in Massachusetts. The Grand Bargain was a compromise between labor and businesses that seeks to make changes requested

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Human Resources: Should Every Company Have a Workplace Social Media Policy?
September 5, 2018

Andy Warhol famously said, “In the future, everyone will be world-famous for fifteen minutes.” He said this in 1968 and he died in 1987. It’s a shame that Andy didn’t live long enough to see the Internet prove him right.

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Human Resources Strategies to Increase Employee Happiness and Productivity
July 22, 2018

You are already paying your associates. You may be paying them quite well. You also offer employee benefits, and perhaps performance bonuses. And yet … well, you can’t shake the gut feeling that you could be doing more to improve