This is a question that I get asked a lot. Many businesses already have an HR Professional or even an HR Department in-house, so they don’t see or understand the benefits of outsourcing some of their HR tasks onto outsourced professionals. So in this article, I’m going to take a look at a few of the ways that your business can benefit from using outside help to keep your human resources on track.
Topic: Common Questions
Even though it’s been a bit since Obama’s State of the Union Address in 2014 where he proposed an increase of over 40% for the minimum wage, it’s still a hot-button topic. His push for a living wage at $10.10 has been pushed to a “Fight for $15” that is backed by the Service Employees International Union.
Like most changes, there are people for and against it. So let’s take a look at what the major opinions are regarding the Pros & Cons of raising the federal minimum wage.
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In 2016, the Department of Labor’s (DOL) is proposing to raise the current salary limit for exempt employees from $455 a week to $970 a week. Because Congress is the only one that can raise the federal minimum wage, the DOL is effectively circumventing them by increasing the number of employees that are eligible to receive overtime pay.
While most bills that move through government are slow to progress, this one isn’t too complicated, so it’s expected that the DOL will be able to push this one through pretty quickly. Because of this, it’s important that you start assessing the impact to your company now so that you can stay compliant with as little disruption to your day-to-day operations as possible. ……… Read More >>
Whether you have just a couple employees, or thousands, your employees are your greatest asset.
They represent a significant investment of your dollars, resources, and time. When they are happy, healthy, and qualified to do their jobs, they make your investment in them profitable.
Whether you choose to hire or outsource – it’s important to make sure that the people responsible for your employees are qualified and experienced so you get the best possible return.
This is one question that I get asked all the time, and the answer usually surprises everyone.
If you have even one employee, then you are already doing some of the tasks that make up Human Resources… so you already have HR.
So, a better question might be “When do I need someone dedicated to HR duties?” Let’s take a look…