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Human Resources

9 Predicted Changes to Desired Employee Benefits 

It has frequently been stated and widely embraced that employees are an organization’s greatest asset. Thus, taking good care of them might be considered a company’s highest priority. Sir Richard Branson said it well, “Clients do not come first. Employees come first. If you take care of your employees, they will take care of the…
Palmetto Payroll
December 15, 2023
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Human Resources

9 Signs It’s Time to Re-examine Your Pay Structure 

An employee’s wages are more than simple economics. Amy B. Lyman, a 19th-century religious leader stated, “Paying people a fair wage is a sign of respect and acknowledgment of the value of people’s contribution to the business. When people are treated fairly and with respect, they will provide unparalleled levels of support and commitment inside the…
Palmetto Payroll
May 15, 2023
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Human Resources

Understanding Wrongful Termination as a Business Owner 

Not every employee is a great employee and not every hiring decision is a great one. That means that virtually every employer will face the necessary but often unpleasant and difficult task of terminating an employee for the good of the organization. However, it is important to approach the process of termination carefully. Failing to…
Palmetto Payroll
April 15, 2023
Overstaffed your small business employees standing around talking not enough work to do
Human Resources

10 Signs You’ve Overstaffed Your Small Business 

Employees are crucial assets for every company. And having employees with the right talents and at the right levels is essential to having a productive, efficient workforce that contributes to a company’s success. But having overstaffed your small business works against your success.   The Results of Being Overstaffed  When a company is overstaffed, it is paying…
Palmetto Payroll
February 28, 2023
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Human Resources

12 Things Employees Want from Their Job 

Every employer should want happy employees. As Hendrith Vanlon Smith, Jr., CEO of Mayflower-Plymouth Capital said, “When your employees are happy at work, they do a better job. And when they do a better job, customers feel it. And when customers feel that happiness coming from a company’s employees, it’s like they just wanna spend their money…
Palmetto Payroll
February 15, 2023
Employee packing box with things from office quitting job turnover trends
Human Resources

The Most Notable Turnover Trends by Industry 

Since employees are generally considered to be a company’s most valuable asset, addressing employee turnover should be one of its most important priorities. Employee turnover is the number of employees who leave a company during a specific time period, including those who leave on their own through resignation, retirement, or departure for personal reasons, plus…
Palmetto Payroll
January 30, 2023
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Human Resources

How to Identify and Develop Top Talent When Hiring 

Smart managers know that hiring top talent is critical in today’s business environment. Hiring top talent includes but is much more than finding “a good fit.” It is a light year ahead of grabbing someone that is available simply to fill a slot. In fact, hiring top talent can mean the difference between business success and failure.  The Benefits of Hiring Top Talent  A focus…
Palmetto Payroll
December 15, 2022
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Human Resources

When Should HR Handle Employee Conflict?

It has frequently been stated that employees are the heart of every organization. Thus, healthy employee relationships contribute mightily to the strength of an organization’s success. Conversely, if there is poor company culture, if relationship problems exist, and especially if there is conflict in the workplace, the “heart” will become weak and ineffective. The leaders of every organization…
Palmetto Payroll
November 14, 2022
Business owner handing paycheck pay employees happy worker
Human Resources

How Much Should I Pay Employees 

Every small business owner asks himself/herself, “How much should I pay employees?” The right employee pay is truly one of the most critical issues for a business owner to solve.  Is Employee Pay Really Important?  Employee pay is not simply a budget number. It is a critical measure that reflects how each employee feels he/she…
Palmetto Payroll
July 29, 2022
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Human Resources

What it Looks Like to Outsource HR 

It is always critical for businesses to evaluate their staffing needs because human talent is a key factor in every business’s success. But human talent also consumes a large part of a business’s operating costs. A critical decision faced by many businesses is whether to hire a complete HR staff or to outsource HR functions. In…
Palmetto Payroll
June 30, 2022