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10 Mar 2023

Register with your state’s labor department for both unemployment insurance and employment taxes As a new business owner, another must is to check with your state’s labor department to make sure you need a state tax ID number or charter. Most states will require businesses to pay state unemployment compensation taxes. These tax payments are […]

10 Feb 2023

Why you need I-9 forms The I-9 form must be used for all U S employers with an E-Verify authorization, regardless of whether the job is full-time or part-time or if the employee will be working in or outside the U S to remain compliant with employment eligibility verification laws. Who Must Complete the I-9 […]

06 Jan 2023

Think of the employee handbook as the guidebook that will be the cornerstone for everything your business stands for and one of the most important elements of your business. One of the key functions of any employee handbook is to set clear expectations for both the employer and the employee. An employee handbook should clearly […]

02 Dec 2022

Creating Your Program When creating a training and development program, it’s tempting to dive right in and assemble all the necessary application tools, such as training classes, workshops, and timelines. But it’s critical to your employee training program’s future success and longevity to resist that urge and take a step back. Training is at the […]

04 Nov 2022

What is Small Business HR compliance? Creating and enforcing internal HR Policies protects small businesses financially and promotes a positive and functional work environment for all employees regardless of their position within the company. Small business HR compliance means creating policies that meet regulatory employment laws and guidelines. It is an essential aspect of safeguarding […]

21 Oct 2022

Many companies believe high salaries are the deciding factor when employees evaluate new job opportunities or promotions. But, a survey by Glassdoor found that 4 out of 5 employees would rather have new or additional benefits than a pay raise. With this being the case, affordable benefits for small businesses are a key differentiator for […]

15 Sep 2022

According to human resource services in Fort Worth It’s easy to make mistakes when finding high-quality talent. Locating the best candidate for the job and your small business’s culture can be challenging, so it’s essential not to make any common recruiting mistakes. The more mistakes that you make, the more difficult the process becomes. At […]

15 Aug 2022

Fort Worth human resources consulting services believe that empathy in the workplace is essential, especially if you run a small business. Empathy in the workplace allows you to connect with your colleagues and clients more meaningfully. Empathy is an often-overlooked soft skill but is essential for influencing the workplace environment. At Gro HR Consulting, we […]

15 Jul 2022

According to a leading Cedar Rapids HR agency, you should interview any employee who is returning to work after an extended period of absence. There are many reasons that an employee might miss work for weeks, or even months, at a time. Illness or parental leave can cause employees to miss a significant amount of […]

14 Jul 2022

In today’s workplace atmosphere, more and more companies are relying on remote work to continue business operations. However, many have found difficulty transferring key interactions with employees and managers from what used to be in person to online/remote interactions. An employee’s onboarding phase is one of the most important during the course of an employee […]