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What are the Benefits of an HR Audit?

Human Resources, HR Audit

The word “Audit” can carry a negative connotation, but an HR audit is actually a proactive measure for the function of a business. HR audits can help accomplish a variety of objectives, such as ensuring legal compliance, establish efficient...

The Health Game: Can The Patient At Least Get a Participation Trophy?

A knee injury presented me with a choice of getting healed. The knee could either be  1. “scoped” aka “arthroscopic” surgery or 2. “Rehab.”  The knee was “deranged’ according to the “HMO gatekeeper”. I hate any procedure getting me near...

Will Connecticut Businesses Recover From Our Debacle? Soon?

Small Businesses, Connecticut Businesses


The Media – Distributors of Panic, Fear and nothing but “Non Stop” Armageddon with closed shops, factories , schools and everyone is in Pandemic of Death – Go to your bubble, do not pass go and grab a mask while you’re at it. That can’t last.

Losing Productivity Is Easy

Work at ACME Company in the staff offices?  Here’s your leadership and sales staff.

CARES Act: What it Means for Small Businesses

CARES ACT, Small Businesses

A $2 trillion Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES) was approved in order to inject money back into the economy to help stabilize damage done due to the virus. The act includes a “Paycheck Protection Program” that provides...

How to Optimize Your SMB Performance

Part 1

We all know we need the best possible team to win in business, especially in SMB’s. However, if you look at the following, you’re going to freak out. Its not happening. Please believe… A+B+C=D

2020: The Clueless Meet the Indifferent – Time to Change Your Business

  1. 69% of EEs say they’d work harder if they were better appreciated (Hubspot) Could that mean more than 2/3 of EEs are somewhere between sleepwalking and wobbly = indifferent?
  2. 58% of managers said they didn’t receive any management training =...

Post Covid19: 10 Best Ways to Get Your Employees Restarted

  1. Update HR – SMB HR once meant an incongruous administrative expense to pay for a staff to do payroll, personnel files, recordkeeping, hiring paperwork, administrative support and perhaps benefits administration. How’s your Model T doing?

5 Reasons Why You Should Outsource Your HR Functions

Maximize Company Profits, Outsourcing HR, Payroll Processing

If you’re a growing business and find HR tasks are competing with your workflow, then you might want to consider hiring an outsourcing professional. Some of the most common HR functions an outsourcing company can handle for you include:

  • Payroll...

Risk Management: What a PEO Can Do to Keep Your Company Safe

PEO Benefits, CT PEO Company, PEO Companies, Outsourcing HR

Running a business of any kind involves a lot of moving parts, and sometimes things get overlooked. When dealing with workers’ compensation or unemployment claims, risk management can be a burden to take on alone, which is why hiring a...

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