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Setting a realistic hiring timeline requires steps that will look different for each business, as every company’s needs and goals are unique. However, there are some general rules of thumb that every company should be aware of. The biggest mistake we see businesses make, from an HR standpoint, is not preparing to hire employees. We […]

In the world of online business, everyone who is contributing to the success of the business plays a major role. On the surface, it may seem easier to hire contracted employees to create the mismatched quilt of your team. However, hiring contractors to fill the gaps in your organization is a short-term solution, not a […]

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One of the biggest mistakes we see is when entrepreneurs rely on their payroll system to handle all of their “HR”​​​​​​​​ Spoiler Alert: Payroll is NOT hr. Setting up payroll and paying people is the easiest part of having a team.​​​​​​​​ ​​​​​​​​In fact, we don’t even offer payroll as a service, because I ethically cannot […]

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by Kiley VanGilder Contrary to popular opinion, the people operations side of a business is not a “luck of the draw” situation. It becomes about luck only when new bosses make mistakes that result in feeling like growing their business is impossible. Taking the very important, yet very scary step of deciding to hire a […]

What is FT/PT Exempt/Non-Exempt by Kiley VanGilder Building your organization structure requires strategy around employee classification. Understanding exactly what employee classification means, on a higher level than just part-time and full-time employment will help you and your company create a thoughtful hiring plan that is both compliant and intentional.  So what exactly is part-time, full-time, […]

by Kiley VanGilder No company builds a team expecting their management team to poorly perform their essential duties….like managing their team. However, studies show that over half of employees plan to leave their current job due to a toxic work environment. A work environment is built and supported by the management team and oftentimes in […]

by Kira La Forgia Working in a small business doesn’t always allow for big time benefits, like a ping-pong table in the office, provided childcare, or free lunches and snacks. But, we can create alternative ways to show our employees that they are cared for and appreciated. Many of the following benefits are tax deductible, […]

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Before You Terminate an Employee for Poor Performance, Read This. by Kiley VanGilder Nixing an employee from the company is never a welcome task for business owners or the HR team.  The hardest termination to handle can often times be related to poor performance. Despite the numerous attempts to help reset an employee’s performance and […]

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By Kiley VanGilder Let’s be real, involuntary termination is not easy. If you’ve been through the process I can almost guarantee you didn’t walk into the meeting or log in to a Zoom room with complete confidence and no uneasy feelings anywhere to be found. If you’re shaking your head in agreement, it’s because you’re […]

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This Pride Month, we want to help you create work environments that uplift LGBTQ+ employees. Microaggressions are all too real, and are sometimes things that you may not have thought of. So here is a list of Do’s and Don’ts in creating a work place that welcomes everyone! Don’t : Ask someone if they are […]

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