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15: Ten Small Business Pitfalls

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Don’t let the day-to-day noise distract you from what’s important. Here are the first 5 of the 10 small business pitfalls you should avoid. 1. Screwing up on payroll taxes If you don’t have the time or the experience then outsource your payroll to a reputable payroll service provider. 2. Misclassifying workers as independent contractors…

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14: Minimum Wage Run-Down

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What’s the latest trend in minimum wage? There are significant changes in the minimum wage at both the state and local level in 2016. Fast Facts Minimum wage was established 1938 as part of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Back then, the rate was 25 cents an hour. The last minimum wage increase occurred in 2007.…

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13: Applicant Tracking Systems

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Recruiting made easy! The hiring process is complicated. There are many steps along the way. Everything from defining the position to on-boarding the new hire, and when you are in a hurry, or desperate for help, you get sloppy. Don’t skip critical steps and settle for the wrong person. Purchase an applicant tracking system, or “ATS”. ATS system features Creating…

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12: Where to Find Employees

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What are the best sources for finding your next great employee? Here are the best sources for finding new employees? Recruiting Sources Family Recruiters Temporary staffing firms Job boards & search engines Referrals Referrals from current employees is the most successful source. There are 40,000 employment websites including job boards and search engines, according to…

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11: Workers’ Compensation Insurance 101

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Do I Need Workers’ Compensation Insurance? You probably already know that as an employer you are required to purchase workers’ compensation insurance, or work comp for short. What is it? Mandatory insurance for employers. A type of property and casualty insurance. State regulated. It pays for all the medical treatment necessary to return your employee to…

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