Human Resources

#TuesdayTips – Considering Non-Natural Hair Colors in the Workplace!

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 […]

#TuesdayTips: 4 HR Tips to Create a Positive Workplace

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 […]

#TuesdayTips: Should I Hire a W-2 Employee or a 1099 Independent Contractor?

It is definitely a big decision to hire a new employee. Starting with a contractor, or a 1099 employee can be a great way to expand your business, but it is very important to take all things into consideration to avoid misclassifying your future employees. In this weeks #TuesdayTip, we will be comparing W-2 and […]

#TuesdayTips: Hiring Employees for Your New Small Business in 6 Easy Steps

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 […]

#TuesdayTips: How 1-Step Provisioning in Gusto Makes Onboarding New Employees the Easiest Thing Ever

Hiring new employees can seem like a hassle, we get it. Lucky for you– when you are on Gusto’s Plus or Premium plan, one-step provisioning helps to migrate your employees information straight from their signed offer letter to other apps that your company uses. We use Gusto’s one-step provisioning to assign company email addresses, create […]

#TuesdayTips: Are You Truly Ready for W2s?

It’s the end of the year and almost time to send W2s – have you verified the information yet?

#TuesdayTips: 1 Way to be Always Ready for Anything

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 […]