2021 was the year of The Great Resignation which has since spilled into the new year. According to The US Bureau of Labor Statistics, 20 million […]
Winter is officially in full swing and the temperature may not be the only thing dipping. Studies have shown that workers’ productivity and overall morale tend […]
For our clients, a full-service Human Resources department as part of our outsourced relationship with them means that they get the experience and knowledge of professionals […]
Benefits, HR Administration, and even Payroll can be a lot for a small business to manage effectively. For more than 25 years, we have provided the […]
The IRS just announced a few weeks ago that the purchase of personal protective equipment, such as masks, hand sanitizer and sanitizing wipes, for the primary […]
Employee burnout is becoming more of an issue during the pandemic. The adjustment to remote working has its downside as keeping the worlds separate (home/work/personal […]
Your W-2 can be viewed by accessing the website portal, the same way you would to view check history, etc. To get started, click on the […]
In a time of economic uncertainty, especially for businesses with 10 – 300 employees, there is absolutely nothing to lose when you look at the advantages […]
Most small to medium-sized businesses understand, outsourcing payroll to the larger companies usually results in awkward software combined with a lack of understanding of a small […]
The impact of COVID-19 on business has required that even the most stable organizations make adjustments to their day-to-day operations. Beginning with not going to work […]
From the early warnings in March through the latest announcements, our team has worked diligently to assist clients with the impacts of COVID-19 on their businesses. […]
Managepoint reached a special milestone in 2020. For more than 25 years, we have served Midwest businesses and helped them succeed by providing the support needed […]
We know you don’t want to think about it, but it’s the middle of November. Now through the end of the year, employees will be renewing […]
You’re a small company. Getting the word out about a new position can be hard. You don’t have the manpower to recruit at job fairs, posting […]
If you only have a handful of employees, evaluating your HR practices may seem cumbersome and unnecessary. You all work together so well, and having a […]
In the freshly explored wilderness of social media and social recruiting, it sometimes feels like anything goes. Rules have yet to be established, and etiquette is […]
There’s a growing trend among small and medium-sized businesses that takes all of the complexities, legal risks, administrative and even people management responsibilities out of the […]
Small business owners, and their employees understand the benefits of having fewer layers, and less distractions when making decisions…However, they also understand that…
Three ways to coach and not criticize your employees are: define the goal, set feedback expectations early and often, and start every discussion with the goal….
How To Build A Strong Company Culture…
Do You Want More Engaged Workers?
What you should be telling your employees now about the PPACA.
Some quick advice for companies on the PPACA.
It seems more and more companies are moving to a high-deductable healthcare plan, and are coupling that with a healthcare savings account (HAS) in order to […]
Good information from the Secretary of Health and Human Services.
Why would you want your best employees to quit? You don’t, so don’t make these mistakes with your top performers. You spend lots of time, money […]
Having an angry employee is not always a bad thing.
Some great tips for managers on the art of delegation.
Some tips to get your company ready for the PPACA.
Five traits of a good HR partner.
Some tips for hiring new college graduates.
Small businesses are targeted by cyber thieves more than you think.
What happens when changes are made in leadership?
It is important to know what it means, and how it can effect your business.
Human Resources must align themselves with the priorities of the company for organizations to be successful.
You should have three solid policies when it comes to social media for your company.
A large university setting a precedent.
Paid time off for sickness is up for debate for small businesses.
Doing what is right for your company and your customers is an “all the time thing”.
Decisions on people should be made with the same principles as decisions made on marketing and technology.
Discrimination complaints come in many forms.
Four tips to help keep your top performers.
We have all had a point at work where we have put something off. It could be a project, or a report, or a task that […]
Employees are the most valuable resource of any company. Keeping your good employees and adding to your human resources is typically the hardest job for a […]
Diligence is the key in recruiting and hiring.
How you and your employees handle the limelight says a lot about your company.
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) What does it mean to you? Your business? Your employees? Call us to learn how the provisions of […]
Some characteristics to look for when building a winning team.
Tips on how to handle a bully in the office.
Using your entire workforce to help with big picture planning.
Keep yourself and your co-workers healthy.
Some info from the Center for Disease Control.
10 rules for good HR.
Learn how to leverage both.
Working on your competitive advantage.
Tips for better employee engagement.
And some ways to fix it…
It’s not always about the dollars…
More than you may want to know!
What do you do when an employee doesn’t show up for work?
What do they cost your company?
Some tips for creating a more productive workforce.
Half of all employees will shop on-line from work this holiday season.
It seems that harassment is always on the forefront for your human resources department. With social media, texting, and other electronic media, “cyberstalking” is an issue […]
Focus on your core business, and leave Human Resources to us.
The Internet (winnernet, interwebs, or whatever else you call it) is here to stay. I am afraid it is not like pet rocks, or mood rings, […]
As a startup, you have a core team that has a wealth of knowledge, or technical skills, to help you get your business running. What you […]
At Managepoint, we train our customers in a variety of areas in our role as our clients Human Resources department. Harassment training is something that all […]
Many companies are working hard right now with benefits providers, negotiating and finalizing benefit plans for their employees and getting ready to roll them out […]
No federal law grants private employees the right to take time off work to vote, but a majority of states have such provisions. In addition, some […]
We are going to talk about the different personalities each generation brings and how to handle them. Vivian Giang helps us to understand that managing a […]
So the interviews are over, and you have new employees on board. Now what? How do you make the on-boarding experience one that helps retain new […]
Advantage Health Solutions and EnvisionRxOptions continually strive to provide access to affordable prescription medications. They work diligently to secure the best possible prices for you and […]
According to a recent study on employees’ best days they reported making progress in their work 76% and being collaborative 53%. When employees are unhappy those […]
I had worked for an Information Technology company for about a year when one payday I received two paychecks. The personnel office informed me that the […]
We have had many articles recently exploring what it is that really motivates you employees. One common theme we found was that money is not the […]
Last year, Homeland Security Investigations and Immigration and Customs Enforcement served 2400 notices of inspection and fined companies in excess of $10 Million. These notices also […]
Since the June 2010 start of the Severe Violator Enforcement Program (SVEP), the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has named 330 employers as severe violators, according […]
We have blogged about managing employees, attitudes, how much authority to give employees, interview questions, and performance reviews. What we haven’t covered is making the right […]
Workplace safety is for everyone, not just manufacturing facilities. There are job hazards at every business. Understanding the possibility of these hazards is job one to […]
The workplace environment at your small business can be a complex place. There are a various interactions that go on between all of the employees. Some […]
Managing people is hard. You have to manage time, function, effort, and problems…both your employees and your own. Having a Human Resources partner can help with […]
Please remember the 3,000 who passed on this day, and the heroes that helped us all!! We will never forget!
Performance Reviews are something you have to do. From large corporations to small businesses, everyone has to do them. According to a poll by the Society […]
Or better yet…Reasons Why You Did Not Start a Business: Payroll, HSA, FSA, HRA, Time & Attendance Tracking, Group Benefits, Workers Compensation, Taxes, Human Resources, Training […]
What part of your business do you love best?? Building your product? Delivering your service? Interacting with your prospects and customers? Whatever it is, I am […]
As companies try to right size their ranks with infrastructure and employees, the question of how to manage their resources is always on the top of […]
The interview is the most important part of the employee selection process. It’s the only chance you get to speak with a candidate one-on-one before you’ve […]
There are many different theories when it comes to doling-out pay increases and bonuses. While most companies have a policy in regards to compensation, implementation of […]
The CCMI (Center for Communications Management Information) research firm recently released a study involving 116 IT and Telecom professionals that found that 60% of companies still […]
Nope…at least half of them are not. This according to Mercer’s What’s Working Survey, which interviewed over 2400 workers in the US, (30,000 worldwide) with over […]