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What Is a Tuition Assistance Program? 5 Benefits for Employers

Highlights A competitive benefits package can be a powerful magnet for attracting new talent and boosting long-term engagement. One often underrated benefit is a tuition assistance program. This not only empowers employees to pursue their education goals, but it also benefits your company by encouraging the development of valuable, transferable skills. Considering tuition assistance for […]

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5 Strategies to Prevent Common Workplace Injuries

Highlights In 2022 alone, work-related injuries claimed the lives of 15 U.S. workers every day. And that’s not all. A staggering 2.8 million workers suffer nonfatal workplace injuries every year, often caused by falls, electrocution, or being struck by objects. However, with a proactive approach, you can prevent common workplace injuries and build a safer […]

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PEO for Startups: How It Can Help Your Business Thrive

Highlights As a startup founder, every minute counts: your schedule is jam-packed, and you have no time or energy for HR headaches. You know your business inside and out, but navigating complexities like payroll, benefits, and compliance steals precious hours and might feel overwhelming. That’s where a PEO for startups swoops in, becoming your time-saving […]

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AccessPoint’s Greg Packer Featured on The Pre W. Smith Show

AccessPoint’s CEO, Greg Packer, was recently featured on The Pre W. Smith Show, a business biography radio show on 760 WJR in Detroit, Michigan. Joining host Jeff Sloan, he spoke about his start as an entrepreneur. The show is a [...]

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Virtual Volunteering: A New Trend in Recruiting and Retaining Employees

Employers are facing many challenges well into 2022. One of these has been dubbed the Great Resignation. Employees are resigning from their jobs at an alarming rate, forcing employers to re-prioritize their recruitment and retention strategies. It’s important to understand [...]

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Remote and Hybrid Workplace Mistakes to Avoid

Before COVID-19, only 33% of companies managed a remote team.[1] However, as many businesses have experienced, working remote, or creating a hybrid workplace, has become the “new normal.” In a May 2021 Remote Work and Compensation Pulse Survey,[2] 48% of [...]

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Receiving Feedback as a Leader and Setting the Example

Part of being a successful leader is knowing how to give and take feedback. Receiving honest, constructive feedback from your employees will help build and maintain trust and ensure your employees feel valued. So much so that leaders that asked [...]

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Unemployment Benefits Claims and Contesting

In today’s economic climate, companies are working hard to strengthen their bottom line and financial standing. One potential necessary and costly area of business to consider is unemployment claims. The U.S. unemployment insurance system has been in place since the [...]

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Four Ways to Boost Cyber Security for 2022

According to INTERPOL, “cybercrime is one of the fastest-growing [crimes]” and continues to be just as serious as other crimes committed around the world.   For business owners, cyber security should remain top-of-mind in terms of policies and procedures that [...]

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5 Technology Trends for 2021

Technology is a booming industry, especially for businesses across the globe that were coerced to shift to a remote work environment due to COVID-19. Many businesses in the technology sector have taken advantage of this transition and have developed innovative [...]

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Understanding and Supporting Multigenerational Workforces

Today’s workforce spans five generations: traditionalists, baby boomers, Generations X, Y, and Z. Each generation comprises distinctive communication styles, motivations, and approaches to work. By understanding each generation’s unique needs and how to support those needs can help employers adapt [...]

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Cannabis: Workers’ Compensation and Health Considerations

The cannabis industry is starting to boom. Oftentimes people think of the cannabis industry as brick-and-mortar establishments that customers physically visit. However, tremendous efforts go into the agricultural work to sustaining the cannabis industry. And like any other agricultural work, [...]

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Helping Employees Attain Their New Year’s Goals

2020 was a rollercoaster. Given the COVID-19 crisis, the election year, and the day-to-day stresses that come with work and regular life outside of adapting to our new ways of life in these ever-changing times, you can expect to see [...]

Boosting Employee Appreciation

At 87% of recognition programs, years of service is the most common form of employee recognition.[1] However, employee appreciation can be delivered in various ways. While years of service is not a bad way to recognize and demonstrate employee appreciation, [...]

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Onboarding and Training for the Cannabis Industry: Turning New Hires into Experts

The surge of open jobs and hiring needs created by the widespread legalization of marijuana has left many employers ill-equipped to handle onboarding and training on such a large scale, especially those without an HR specialist. To make matters worse, [...]