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What it Looks Like to Outsource HR 

By Human Resources

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…

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Restaurant Employment Rates – 2022 Trends 

By Small Business

Dining out is certainly popular in the United States. In fact, the average American eats away from home about 5.9 times per week. There are over 660,000 restaurants in the United States to feed that “dine-out appetite.” However, restaurant employment rates are currently being hard-pressed to keep up with consumer demand rates.   Here are some interesting facts. First,…

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How to Approach Downsizing Employees

By Human Resources

“Downsizing” is a word that no employee wants to hear. However, many companies choose to downsize for various reasons. Downsizing employees is likely never an easy or pleasant decision for a company to make.  What is Downsizing Employees?  Downsizing employees refers to when a company terminates multiple employees at the same time for a specific…

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Experts Predict Growth in Columbia, SC 

By Columbia News

Figures from the most recent U.S. Census show South Carolina to be the 10th fastest-growing state in the country. And the Columbia area experienced continued vibrant population growth as well. As reported by the Census, Columbia, SC grew 5.7 percent over the last decade, with growth in Richmond County reported to be 8.2 percent, along with…

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What Soft Skills Matter Most? 

By Employee Onboarding

All successful businesses have assets that contribute to their success including real estate, financial assets, production equipment, and technology. But most business leaders would say that their employees are actually their best asset, the thing that really separates the business from its competitors, beyond strong leadership, loyal customers, and high-quality goods and services. Clearly, great employees…

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Does My Company Need Worker’s Compensation Insurance? 

By Human Resources

  Insurance. That word can start anyone’s head buzzing. And if you are a small business owner, the complexities of insurance can be daunting, especially understanding the laws governing worker’s compensation insurance, which is simply insurance that protects an organization and its employees in case of a job-related injury or illness.  Does My South Carolina Small…

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Employee Benefits that Attract Top Talent

By Human Resources

Today’s professionals are no longer settling for underpaying jobs with no benefits. In fact, one Metlife report found that 73% of employees believe their employer has a responsibility to address their health and well-being. To attract the top talent to your company and reduce turnover, you’ll need to offer employee benefits that rival businesses are unwilling to provide….

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4 Ways to Reduce Employee Turnover

By Company Culture

The current American workforce has seen rapid changes in the past couple of years due in part to economic uncertainty and worldwide lockdowns. While unprecedented times may be partly to blame, the fact still stands that the job market has changed. In fact, according to one survey, employee turnover is costing businesses just over $26,000 per…

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