Yes, non-natural hair color is not a protected characteristic, but there are some vital things to keep in mind before establishing a policy on this: While employers can set dress codes, it’s essential to have a valid business reason for restrictions. If neon pink hair feels unprofessional but won’t affect your bottom line, consider letting […]
Exempt Employees usually get paid a fixed amount every week they work, but there are instances where they can be made to take unpaid time off
Today we take a short look at what workplace discrimination is and how you can prevent it from affecting your company
If you have clashing employees that you want to keep around, you need to deal with it creatively…we have some ideas!
Whether you just started your own small business or you have been up and running for years now, it is very important to have an HR strategy in place. The role that the Human Resources department plays has changed a lot over the years and has now evolved into a role not only responsible for […]
Hiring employees to work at your fairly-new business can seem intimidating. You might be asking yourself, “Where do I even begin?”. Well, here at SPB, we care about partnering with small businesses and giving them the tools that they need to not only survive, but thrive. We share the same passion that you do– to […]
It’s the end of the year and almost time to send W2s – have you verified the information yet?
IS YOUR BUSINESS READY FOR ANYTHING? For most business owners, typical days in the office or at the jobsite consist of blocking off time for replying to emails, returning phone calls, and attending meetings scheduled for the day. You know, smooth and routine, always predictable…. SAID NO BUSINESS OWNER EVER. There is no such thing […]
Most likely, your company offers paid holidays as one of its perks. Many of your employees may also schedule time off during this time of year because of the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays that are right around the corner. For those employees, paid time off (PTO) was likely approved weeks or even months in advance. […]
An employee has a job title you don’t recognize on their social media profile…what do you do about it?