August 21, 2017

HSA Information for Small Employers

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Are you a small business employer here in Gilbert, AZ? If so you might be interested to know about the: Small Employer Deductible Limit Repeal The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) initially limited deductibles to $2,000 for self-only coverage and $4,000 for family coverage for … [Read more...]

The Biggest Hiring Mistakes

Hiring Mistakes

We read an article about hiring mistakes in in the office and we would like to share some of it with our readers: Hiring the right people is critical for any business but especially for a small company with relatively few employees (like an executive suite for example). Hiring mistakes not only … [Read more...]

Helping Office Employees Adapt to Change

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We always enjoy the OWA’s One Minute Mentor emails and thought we would share this one as it is particularly relevant during this challenging economic period. Helping office employees adapt to change. We all face change – more often than not. Office staff changes, downsizing, reorganizing and … [Read more...]

Prune Dead Wood and Let Employees Shine

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“Stop avoiding conflict and prune the dead wood.” Author Tom Peters concurs when he writes: “Give a lot, expect a lot, and if you don’t get it, prune.” The truth is that some turnover – of the people who aren’t contributing – is good. But low performers, once surrounded by other low performers, … [Read more...]

What to Look for in a New Office Hire

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A new office employee is a big investment and knowing when you have found the right candidate is vital and is one of the most important aspect of Human Resource responsibilities. This means more than following your instincts. Supervisors need to know what important criteria to look for in new … [Read more...]

Avoiding Legal Hassles with Employees

One of the responsibilities I had as an executive working for an optical company with many employees was having to be sure that we avoided legal troubles particularly from within! Usually, any legal problems were a result of employees feeling they were treated unfairly and could have been avoided.  … [Read more...]