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How Workers’ Compensation Claims Affect Employers

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 24, 2020 7:57:00 AM / by Michelle Nystrom posted in Laws & Regulations, Company Culture, Management

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Workers’ Compensation: Claims And Premiums For Employers

As a small business owner, it’s imperative that you protect your employees from workplace injuries or illness and minimize your insurance costs.

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How To Build An Effective Talent Acquisition Strategy

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 24, 2020 7:05:00 AM / by Michelle Nystrom posted in Hiring the Best People, Company Culture, Management

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Building Talent Acquisition Strategies That Work

An effective talent acquisition strategy helps you stand out from everyone else clamoring for top talent. Companies that project their needs in advance and proactively scout the best talent are better positioned than companies that react to unanticipated needs and are unprepared for market challenges.

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How To Motivate Employees During Layoffs And Downsizing

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 24, 2020 7:00:00 AM / by Michelle Nystrom posted in Managing Employees, Company Culture, Management

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Keeping The Remaining Team Motivated During Tough Times

Corporate layoffs are a common feature in a volatile global economy that fluctuates at the slightest indication of political or economic instability. Most companies will put effort into helping the downsized employees cope with being out of work. In the process, they often forget about the employees who survived the layoff. The usual presumption is that the remaining employees are relieved that they have 'survived' the layoff. However, according to Charlie O. Trevor, an associate professor at the Madison School of Business at the University of Wisconsin, the remaining workers also need attention. Failure to deal with their concerns could erode the motivation of the remaining human capital. To prevent such problems, you should employ the following tips that will help boost the morale of the surviving employees and enhance their productivity.

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Employees and Social Media Use Outside of Work: Drawing A Line

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 24, 2020 2:14:00 AM / by Michelle Nystrom posted in Managing Employees, Company Culture, Management

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Guiding Employees And Social Media Use Outside Of Work

Controlling social media use of company employees is nearly an impossible task as there will always be someone who goes against the grain. However, making sure that rules and regulations are clear; minor mishaps may be able to be prevented.

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Employee Motivation Value And Effect On The Bottom Line

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 13, 2020 6:30:00 AM / by Michelle Nystrom posted in Hiring the Best People, Motivating Employees, Company Culture, Management

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Understanding the Four Personality Types in the Workplace

[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 26, 2018 5:38:38 PM / by Michelle Nystrom posted in Hiring the Best People, Motivating Employees, Company Culture

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The Four Personality Types in the Workplace

Unless you are an artist who never wants to sell your work or an author who writes only for yourself, you have to deal with people. Workplaces are full of a diverse selection of people with personalities that differ considerably. While every person has their own way of expressing their personality, there are four main types that the majority of the world falls into. Knowing these types can benefit you on the job in many ways.

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The Importance of Personal Protective Equipment in the Workplace

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 20, 2018 7:30:00 AM / by Michelle Nystrom posted in Laws & Regulations, Company Culture, Management

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Personal Protective Equipment Plays a Key Role in Workplace Safety

Anytime there is a task or workplace that involves some kind of an environmental risk to an employee, the employer is required to provide personal protective equipment. Not only does it protect the employee from direct harm, PPE also reduces the cost of accidents, workers’ comp premium increases, and employee down time due to preventable injuries.

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Benefits of Using Proper Workers’ Compensation Class Codes

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 4, 2018 8:10:00 AM / by Michelle Nystrom posted in Laws & Regulations, Company Culture, Management

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Save Money and Time Using Proper Workers’ Compensation Class Codes

Like most businesses in California, almost anyone who employs workers is required to also have workers’ compensation insurance in place to protect such employees from injuries and harm while working. This is well known as general business practice. However, what is not well understood are the codes used by the coverage industry to determine the cost and premium the business pays for the necessary coverage.

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Planning For a Workers’ Compensation Audit

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 23, 2018 7:30:00 AM / by Michelle Nystrom posted in Laws & Regulations, Company Culture, Management

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Getting Ready for a Workers’ Compensation Audit

People are familiar with tax audits from the IRS, their state tax agency and from state industrial relations when it comes to running a business with employees. However, the one area that tends to confuse new business owners and managers  is the workers’ compensation audit.

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The 6 Fundamentals of Team Building

[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 19, 2018 7:15:00 AM / by Michelle Nystrom posted in Managing Employees, Motivating Employees, Company Culture, Management

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The 6 Fundamentals of Team Building

Building an employee team of diverse and motivated individuals that enthusiastically engages with colleagues, embraces organization values, and contributes to the bottom line is essential for success.

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