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What You Need to Know on Federal HR Laws

  • January 8th, 2019

Many entrepreneurs and founders fear legal risks from human resources/labor laws. Common sense goes a long way in mitigating risks.  However, you do need to understand the basics. Here is a discussion of the most important federal laws for you to plan for and comply with.  Resources to understand these, as well as required posters, are listed at the end.

Laws that Apply with your First Employee

1. Wages and Overtime

The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) is a federal law that establishes minimum wage and overtime requirements among other aspects. This […]

Avoid These Hiring Errors

  • January 1st, 2019

Recently I wrote a post for ClearedJobs.net on the myths and mistakes too many employers make. These errors are not confined to those in the cleared world, many organizations of all sizes and focus make most of them.

From erroneous ideas to problems identified in recent studies, take a look at this article and check out your organization’s practices. A tight labor market is tough enough without adding unforced errors to your hiring process.

Hiring Myths and Mistakes

Small Biz Lessons from a Road Trip

  • September 4th, 2018

Just back from a cross-country driving trip, first in many years. I was pleased to note that there were wind turbines in every state as we drove to Colorado. Much else along I-70 looked very much as it has for decades, except in those cities which have grown. While I enjoyed the break, I noticed some lessons for many of us.

How do you publicize your business?

Talk about realizing how little I have been doing in recent years to attract new business! Reminded me how many organizations I know which […]

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