What is Payroll (Definition)

Payroll is a term used to define several related things for your business: 1. The process used to calculate and distribute wages and taxes 2. A list of employees at a company and the amount of money they are to be paid 3. The total amount of wages paid by a company to its employeesRead more

Rethinking Employee Performance Evaluations

Update your employee review process and learn how to turn job performance evaluations into a tool to identify strengths and improve employee performance.Read more

Employee Performance Goals: Setting Employment Goals that Matter

Setting employment goals can be a challenging activity for both employees and managers. It is important that these employee performance goals are supportive of the individual’s interests and skills, while aligning with the mission and results needed for the company. Unfortunately, setting employment goals often falls to the back burner when employees are focused on...Read more

What is Employee Retention?

The definition of employee retention is the ability of a company to maintain its employees. Employee retention also refers to the strategies that a business uses to try and retain top-performing employees. Learn how to do it and why it's important.Read more

What is ATS?

ATS stands for Applicant Tracking System, software that allows businesses to manage the hiring process to let you quickly find and hire the best employees. Learn what what an ATS can do and how it can help your business.Read more

Should You Fire Your Employee Performance Review Process?

There’s no doubt a good employee performance review process is essential for success in a company. Most managers know they need to provide feedback to employees. Unfortunately, most businesses are doing job performance reviews incorrectly. If you are going to implement an employee performance evaluation system, then you need to be sure to choose a...Read more

Why Your Performance Appraisal System Isn’t Working

As a business owner, you know that a good performance appraisal system is an integral part of helping employees grow and develop within the company. Most organizations implement some type of tool that can be used to evaluate employee performance, but the problem is that the performance appraisal process doesn’t achieve the desired results. When...Read more

How to Hire Better Employees and Reduce Turnover with Performance Profiles

A case of misaligned expectations is a recipe for trouble whether it’s with your customers, employees, or during a family vacation. I’m writing this while working remotely on Cape Cod at a cottage we’ve rented for nearly twenty years. It has a private beach, housekeeping, and an amazing view from the kitchen table. Here’s what...Read more

On boarding or Onboarding?

Question: Is the process of integrating newly hired employees into your organization “on boarding” or “onboarding”? What about “on-boarding?” Answer: The practice of ramping up your new hires should be referred to as onboarding (without a space).  Onboarding is the process through which a new employee is integrated into an organization and its culture –...Read more

Employee Retention Strategies

Why should a PEO or HR service provider care about employee retention best practices? It’s an issue that’s going to crop up in your own business – and for your clients. If you can provide some guidance to your customers to help improve their employee retention plan, they are going to be more successful and...Read more

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