As of March, the Social Security Administration (SSA) revived efforts to issue Employer Correction Request Notices to business owners. It’s a practice that the SSA had abandoned in 2012 but now that the letters have resurfaced in many employers’ mailboxes, this may raise concerns for companies across the nation.
You’re a good business owner – or at least you think you are. Your current staffers arrive to work on time, you pay them regularly, and perhaps you even have a state-of-the-art ping-pong table in the breakroom for your team to enjoy. But employees don’t care nearly as much about the ping-pong table, the… Read more »
Last blog, we shared some of the reasons why many employers are struggling to fill positions at their companies, as well as ways to avoid coming up short when it comes to qualified job candidates. According to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the overall employment rate is expected to increase by 11.5… Read more »
While the U.S. is enjoying an overall low unemployment rate, things look a bit more daunting for employers struggling to fill positions at their companies. In fact, LinkedIn predicts that over the next 11 years, the global talent shortage could hit just over 85 million people, resulting in the loss of trillions of dollars… Read more »
Typical nine-to-five employees will put in an average of 40 hours per workweek. But not everyone has a typical job. Those who work in demanding fields or work for businesses that go through hectic seasons may need to put in more than the usual 40 hours at the office. That’s why it’s important for employers… Read more »
Just like the end of a romantic relationship, the termination of an employee can happen for a variety of reasons. Sometimes those reasons are in the best interest of both parties but the decision to end things can still cause pain nonetheless. Whether you’re letting an employee go for poor work performance or restructuring for… Read more »
One of the most challenging parts of human resources management is handling employee compensation. While it might be up to the higher-ups to hire staffers on a full-time or contractual basis, the human resources department is usually the one responsible for handling payroll duties.
Just because something has worked for your company in the past doesn’t mean it makes sense to keep in place forever. While your workplace policies might not be broken per se, they can probably still use a fair amount of improvement. RTR Consulting offers the following areas you should reevaluate in your company’s employee handbook:… Read more »