Intro to Human Resources

The human resource department of an organization is responsible for hiring employees, managing staff and firing people if necessary, but the field can involve much more than that. If running a small business, there may not even be a human resource department, but duties may fall to several people.  Get the basics on working in human resources including training and managing employees, benefits, dealing with disputes and more.

When Are Employee Payroll Advances Appropriate?

As a business owner, you may be asked by your staff if they can have an employee payroll advance. Is this a good practice to follow and are they appropriate to offer? Jean Scheid, a veteran business owner discusses payroll advances with tips on making the right call.