Need help with New Hire forms?

Looking for an easy-to-use guide for completing new hire paperwork? Check out this book by Genuine HR  (part of the Be a Better Boss series) Hiring Paperwork written by the staff of Genuine HR Available from Amazon Price: $2.99 e-book A Description of the book: Here is a practical and concise guidebook to lead you through …

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How to Hire Good Employees

Do you need practical help learning how to hire good employees? If so, we recommend an excellent guidebook on the subject: EMPLOYER'S GUIDE TO HIRING PEOPLE. This book covers the following topics: Assessing your staffing needs (Do you really need to hire someone? What kind of worker?) Advertising your job openings and deciding who to …

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How do you Hire Great Employees?

   Looking for a practical guidebook to successful hiring? This guidebook is aimed at Small Business owners, managers, and supervisors, covering the whole hiring process. Employer’s Guide to Hiring People guides you through everything from planning your staffing needs to advertising your job openings, from conducting interviews to completing New Hire paperwork. Price is only $7.99 in an e-book …

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How can a small business consultant help?

How can a HR consultant help your small business?  There are many areas where a consultant can be of help : 1. Hiring and Firing 2. Employee Policies 3. Employee Relations Hiring and Firing help:  An HR consultant can help your small business with developing interviewing and hiring forms, training supervisors on hiring and firing …

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Hiring Process- Where can I post Online Want Ads?

What are my options for posting Want Ads online?  There are many places where you can advertise your new job openings.  Even local newspapers will offer to put your print want ads online.  With so many services to consider, it can get confusing.  What will be the best option for your company?  What can you …

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Do I need an At-Will Employment policy?

At-will employment is often misunderstood by both employers and employees.  The idea of "at-will" is that employment can be terminated at any time (with or without reason) by either the employer or the employee.  If not explained correctly, an At-Will policy can make employees feel like they are not valued; that the organization does not want to …

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What New Hire forms do I need?

When hiring new employees, what forms are needed?  What new hire forms are helpful?  New Hire forms fall into the following categories: 1. Legally-required Forms and Posters 2. HR Forms that help you get the job done Legally-Required Forms and Posters- Be sure to have all of the following items when hiring employees: Form I-9 …

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How often do I need to pay an employee?

State laws differ on how often you must pay your staff.  The regulations range from "no specific regs" (Alabama and South Carolina) to "depending on your occupation" (California and Michigan).  Most states require two pay days a month.  More Information: See the chart from the US Department of Labor for specifics concerning your area: http://www.dol.gov/whd/state/payday.htm What …

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Hiring Immigrants

Recently, the US Department of Justice (DOJ) filed a lawsuit against an Arizona community college district over discrimination when hiring legal immigrants.  Supposedly, the college district was demanding too many documents, going beyond what is required by federal law.  The DOJ is wanting to penalize the district $1,100 per violation (over $270k total), according to Politico: http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0810/41626.html What …

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