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On February 2nd, Super Bowl LIV will take place in Miami, Florida, featuring the San Francisco 49ers versus the Kansas City Chiefs. For some people, Super Bowl Sunday is about gathering around with family and friends, indulging in food, and discussing favorite commercials. For others, it’s primarily about watching two of the most successful NFL … Continue reading 3 Ways the Super Bowl Can Provide Your Organization with the Right Game Plan for Great Teamwork
“A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away…” If you like Star Wars, you know this opening line. You also know that the biggest conflict throughout the series is between the light and dark sides of the Force, a literal fight between good and evil. The light side embraces virtuous behaviors and principles … Continue reading Star Wars Lessons For HR and the Workplace
Do you wish your current HCM software was able to tell you whenever a new law or regulation affecting your business passes or was able to provide you with those time-consuming reports that are always due yesterday? We get it! You went into the industry to make a difference in the lives of clients and … Continue reading Home Care Expert Guidance Video
As a very privileged Gen Zer, I have taken workplace safety for granted. This is because I know that everything was tested before its release to the general public and that there are strict laws and regulations that protect me. However, it was not too long ago that safety conditions in the workplace were flat … Continue reading A Ride through the History of the American Workforce
Payroll outsourcing is nothing new. For years, many firms outsourced their payroll function to reduce their costs and improve the efficiency of a largely non-strategic activity. But now, home care agencies realize that pay is the core of the employer-employee relationship, and must not only be delivered efficiently and perfectly every time, but also be … Continue reading Payroll Outsourcing: Is HRIS Spelled M-E-S-S at Your Agency?
When was the last time you updated your employee handbook? If your answer to this question is more than a year ago, then it’s time to dig that handbook out from the dark pit of your filing cabinet where it’s been gathering dust. As employment laws, court judgments and regulations are constantly changing, it is … Continue reading Personalize Your Employee Handbook This Year
The home health industry is undergoing dramatic changes. And they’re affecting your business, your employees, and the people you’re providing care to in many different ways. Consider just two widely different challenges that Home Health Care News noted in its article about 2019 industry trends: Item 1: The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) … Continue reading Caregiver Development: Investing in Your Biggest Asset
There is nothing new about intergenerational wars. Since the dawn of time, generations after generations have placed blame on each other for current issues, so there’s nothing foreign about Generation W, also known as the Me Generation or Baby Boomers (born between 1946 and 1965) blaming current problems on millennials (born between 1980 and 1995) … Continue reading Help! How can HR handle the new “Ok Boomer” trend in the Workplace?
Overtime is the law. Ever since the Federal Labor Standards Act (FLSA) was enacted in 1938, employers engaged in interstate commerce have been required to pay time-and-a-half to employees for hours worked over 40 in a workweek. There’s been a lot of discussions recently about the Department of Labor’s final rule which will increase the … Continue reading Why the DOL’s Final Overtime Rule Matters for Home Care Agencies
It’s almost that time of the year! No, not the holiday shenanigans, but rather the less exciting work stuff: year-end payroll and taxes. If you are a mid-sized business, these tasks can be a bit daunting and overwhelming. A few mistakes on your taxes can cause unwanted attention and raise red flags for our friends … Continue reading 4 Things to Remember Before Year-End