Category Archives: Business

Workers Compensation Cost

Workers Compensation Cost - How Much Money are you Leaving on the Table? Workers Compensation Cost be it MOD, EMR, Ex-Mod…Call it what you want; this little number has a big impact on the amount of premium you are paying for Workers Compensation insurance.  For many business owners, their Experience Modification Rating is a bit…
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Strategies to Sharpen Employee Communication Skills

Strategies to Sharpen Employee Communication Skills Effective employee communication is a vital aspect of the employer-employee relationship. It shows employees that they are valued by the company; conversely, a lack of communication can make them feel unappreciated, fostering discontentment and low morale. Poor communication may also suggest to employees indifference to their performance and result…
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3 Methods For Tracking FMLA Leave

The 3 Methods for Tracking FMLA leave in your business If you manage HR for a business of 50 or more employees it’s likely you’ve had the pleasure of tracking Family & Medical Leave (FMLA) time.  This can be one of the most frustrating tasks HR professionals tackle and certainly one I do not envy. …
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Third Party Liability; Protect your Staff

Third Party Liability; Protecting your Staff If one of your supervisors, managers or staff members harassed or abused another member of your staff you wouldn’t question your organization’s responsibility to address the problem, right? What about the same scenario but this time the harasser is not an employee, it’s one of your residents or patients.…
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Smoke-Free Workplace

Smoke-Free Workplace: Smoking Cessation Programs 101 Everyone has at least one vice; mine include a hopeless addiction to reality TV and ice cream.  If enjoying a pint of Ben & Jerry’s while watching the Bachelor is wrong then I don’t want to be right.  Some vices, however, are more harmful than others.  As an employer…
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