Getting the status right — when hiring independent contractors versus employees — makes a world of difference. With respect to business tax obligations, there can be far-reaching consequences. Do you know the ins and outs of your workers’ designations? This quiz can help!
Human Resources – Hiring, Firing, and Everything in Between
The topic of human resources can be quite daunting, particularly for entrepreneurs and new business owners. What do you do when suddenly you’re the boss? Bright Hub’s Entrepreneurship Channel has an entire area devoted to articles dealing with issues concerning human resources, including topics such as what to look for when hiring, how to write an employee handbook, and how to deal with difficult employees. Our talented writers will also look at some of the legal issues surrounding topics in human resources, such as what benefits you have to offer to prospective employees and how to appeal an unemployment claim. In addition, we’ll offer tips and advice on how to retain star employees, making sure they get the recognition they deserve.
Many employees struggle with balancing work and personal obligations, causing them to feel unbalanced and inevitably dissatisfied with their job. Flextime scheduling has its pros and cons, but offers a creative solution to this problem that often results in less absenteeism and turnover.
You may have heard about Kiva Microloans – loans that are intended to help individuals start businesses who otherwise might have no means to do so. But, do Kiva Microloans work, and if so, how? Read on and find out.