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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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Fall Safety Tips 2020

2020 has certainly been nothing short of eventful. As social isolation and uncertainty of the ongoing COVID situation, it should come as no surprise that everyone is going a little stir crazy. Fall is a time that brings people together, [...]

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Cannabis: What’s Old Is New Again

By James Tehrani If you would have asked a young James Tehrani in the ’80s what two things would never change, I might have said the cool fashion trends of the day and that pot would always be illegal. OK, [...]

Protecting Employees from Cyberattacks

Cyberattacks occur every 39 seconds.[1] Unfortunately, times of crises oftentimes create ample opportunity for cybercriminals to target vulnerable populations. While data breaches and cyberattacks continually make headlines, businesses should be taking extra precaution with regard to benefits providers. Because many [...]

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5 HR Compliance Issues for the Cannabis Industry

The rapid growth of the cannabis industry has placed an immense amount of pressure on all positions within its various sectors in recent years. Given that cannabis businesses already face complex compliance concerns and workforce management obstacles in an evolving [...]

Stress and Anxiety Toolkit for Employers

As one can only imagine, COVID-19 has impacted the world on personal and professional levels. In the wake of COVID-19, a mental health pandemic has emerged. With shifting workplace conditions and employee responsibilities, employees may be experiencing increased levels of [...]

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Enhancing Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace

Diversity and inclusion in the workplace are becoming trending HR topics for 2020. From investing in regular sensitivity trainings and adequate resources to forward-thinking solutions and implementing proper policies and procedures, diversity and inclusion can evolve with your business and [...]

Preparing for Employees’ Return to Work

Michigan was one of only a few states to extend their stay-at-home order past the nationwide recommendation to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. However, as the state prepares to re-open and businesses must prepare their employees for return to [...]

Funding Restored for Michigan Charter Schools

Charter Schools in Michigan experienced a significant win on December 20 with the restoration of $35 million in support funding for charter school students. The bill, signed by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, reversed a veto that denied an increase for $240 [...]

Cannabis: What You Need to Know

Cannabis, better known as marijuana, has long been the center of political debates, especially in Michigan. Starting back in 1967 when John Sinclair served two and a half years for possession of marijuana, the campaign for legalizing marijuana began shortly [...]

Promoting Mental Health Wellness in the Workplace

Mental health is just as important as physical health. For this reason, the topic of mental health is pushing its way to the forefront of issues companies are addressing across the workplace. As such, educating yourself and implementing proper resources [...]

3 Reasons for CPA and PEO Partnerships

Image Source: Adobe Stock It’s in everyone’s best interest to save time and money, right? Well, when it comes to Certified Public Accountants (CPAs) and their clients, saving both time and money is important. Professional Employer Organizations (PEOs) can often [...]

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Cannabis and HR Challenges

A major topic in human resources departments in businesses across the country is either employee cannabis use or how to integrate professional HR practices into the existing cannabis industry. As managing human resources can be a challenge for any business, [...]