Human Resources

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Free Employment and Training Programs A lot of businesses may not realize that in most communities, nonprofits are paid by…

Healthy Growth: Nutricap Labs Founder Jason Provenzano

In less than 10 years, Nutricap Labs, a vitamin and supplement manufacturing company based in Farmingdale, Long Island, has grown…

What is Your Most Effective Interview Question?

This month, we asked our members the following: When interviewing a potential employee, what is your most effective interview question?…

Gen Y Workers Get Mixed Reviews

A third of our survey respondents reported that, while the work of Generation Y employees (workers born between 1980 and…

5 Steps to Building a Winning Internship Program

Interns. They’ll drain your time, make mistakes, and commit political errors—but they will also contribute fresh ideas and add much-needed…

More Businesses Plan to Hire Temporary Workers than Full-Time Employees

A January 2012 Wells Fargo/Gallup Small Business Index poll found that less than 10 percent of the businesses surveyed planned…

Protecting Your Network from a Terminated Employee

When’s the best time to start protecting your network from a terminated employee? Before you hire the employee.

Establishing Your Organizational Structure and Creating Position Decriptions

Two basic tenets hold true for you regardless of what type of business you're in and need to be addressed…

The Truth About Hiring Generation Y

By 2010, there will be 36 million Gen Yers (born 1978-1994) in the workforce with relative business naïveté and a…

New Employees: Try Before You Buy

The consensus is that the economy is picking up and will continue to do so. History tells us that small…

Are Your Employees Legal… and Can You Prove It?

Last spring hundred of thousands of protestors marched in the street to protest U.S. immigration policy. Against that backdrop, Washington…

Employment Law CYA

Ending relationships with employees can prove to be surprisingly expensive. If your business is in a position where it needs…

Protecting Your Business From Dangerous Employees

Desperate times make for desperate people. Employee dishonesty has always been an issue: 10% of employees steal from their employers,…

Arbitration: Your Solutions When Good Employees go Bad

An employer fires a problem employee; disgruntled, she files a job discrimination lawsuit. Pretrial discovery takes months, even years: the…

Fill in the Blanks for an Employee Handbook

An employee handbook performs several valuable functions. It can answer employee questions about benefits, holidays and company policies; specify what…