Human Resources

  • Sample Flextime Proposal for the Employer

    Organizations are notorious for resisting change, so in order to convince the boss to implement a new flextime policy, you will need a convincing and solid proposal. Here is a sample flextime proposal for the employer that will get his or her attention...
    By Ginny Edwards May 26, 2011 

  • What To Do if an Employee Sues You

    If you employ more than one person, as a business owner, you probably worry about employee lawsuits. Employees do and can sue employers all the time for a variety of different reasons. Jean Scheid, an HR expert and business owner tells you what to do...
    By Jean Scheid May 23, 2011 

  • Tips for Finding Reliable Employees

    Are you a new business owner and need to know how to hire reliable employees? By employing some small business management techniques, you can hire the right employees the first time.
    By Jean Scheid May 22, 2011 


  • Flextime Trends

    Tired of logging 60-plus hours at your desk? Transitioning to a flexible work schedule has never been more possible--and more palatable to employers.
    By Eleanor Newman May 20, 2011 

  • Flextime Work Practices in the US Workplace

    What is the effect on the US worker when flextime is offered in lieu of a preset, inflexible schedule? The author explores two major national studies and presents some fascinating facts about flextime trends for males vs. females, various ethnicities...
    By Allyson Heath May 20, 2011 

  • Paying Employees on Commission

    Does you business call for paying employees on commission? If so, what sales commission plan should you use? Jean Scheid takes a look at sales commission pay plans and how they work.
    By Jean Scheid May 19, 2011 


  • Elements of an Effective Job Description

    Job descriptions are difficult to write because it is hard to know which details are important. Fortunately, this article lists the seven elements of an effective job description and explains the benefits associated with exerting the time and energy into...
    By N. Plowman May 19, 2011 

  • Helping Employees Avoid Burnout Syndrome

    A survey by ReliaStar Life Insurance concluded that 4 out of every 10 Americans are stressed by their jobs. Moreover employees who felt stressed were twice as likely to suffer from the burnout syndrome. Read on to know more about how to identify and deal...
    By Arun Kumar (PowercutIN) May 19, 2011 

  • Top Ten Employment Law Questions

    Gaining a better understanding of employment laws will help businesses and workers better understand employer and employee rights. As an employer, it is critical to understand basic employer obligations, and employees should understand their rights to...
    By N. Plowman May 19, 2011 

  • How Much Money Does It Cost to Hire Your First Employee?

    To draw a rough layout of how much money is needed to hire a first employee, an employer must first look at the different elements associated with each employment scenario.
    By Arun Kumar (PowercutIN) May 18, 2011 
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