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Sky High Labor Costs – No No Ho Ho for Santa

In their 35th annual Price Index of the “12 days of Christmas” PNC Financial Group (Source)1 has reported; labor costs again represent the highest costs of the “12 days of Christmas” or 60 percent of the cost in this year’s study. Combined, they...

Common Questions About PPP Loan Forgiveness Answered

CARES ACT, Small Businesses

One of the most attractive features of Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans is that they are eligible for forgiveness. This means lenders can release the borrower from the obligation of repaying the balance, which means borrowers can get up to...

In Crisis OEM Allowed CT Business To Survive and Get Back to Work

During the shutdown OEM had its staff (We think the best in the world) working during the crisis to help our Connecticut business partners.  

Labor Economics: World's Shortest Lesson

Option 1           Giving Away Free Labor                         Paid for by YOU for competition’s efficiency

2020: Do You Even Need Human Resources?

Well, do you need a great team to win?

Why don’t university presidents regularly assume an additional position like being Head Coach of the University’s football team? How hard can it be? OK, if not the President taking on this role, how about...

What are the Benefits of Rethinking Healthcare Coverage?

Let’s imagine the check engine light goes on. We are told to buy a new car. We are also told in order to acquire the car; people must use the same processes they now use to provide health coverages from the our healthcare systems. Talk about two...

How HRIS Can Benefit Your Business

Human resources plays a major role in the function of a business, between staying on top of new compliance requirements, handling employee inquiries, processing payroll, overseeing strategic initiatives, and more, HR teams manage many...

Post Covid19: Its Time to Perform-- Using HR for SMB’s

When discussing productivity, efficiency or profit, an HR professional should try to incorporate formulas, ratios, and language, that is commonly used by the rest the organization's business leaders. For instance, using ROI, or return on...

How a PEO Can Help Your Business Ensure Compliance

A PEO can offer a variety of benefits for your business, but one of the most important tasks they handle is ensuring compliance with state and federal regulations. Businesses who try to handle HR functions in-house often spend a lot more time and...

Paycheck Protection Program: An Update for Small Businesses

As we continue to endure disruptions caused by the coronavirus pandemic, many small business owners have looked to the CARES Act for support. When the U.S government announced they were offering a relief program for small businesses, administered...

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