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HR Admin: Key Tasks & Responsibilities

August 3, 2022 | posted by Abacus Payroll
Human Resources plays a large role in the well-being of your business. Throughout the employee life cycle, there are many specific tasks and responsibilities that an HR Admin must be in control of. Those tasks tend to require a full-time employee’s attention, which is not always feasible for someone with other job-related duties OR a […]
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Providing for Your Employees Through Effective HR

August 2, 2022 | posted by Abacus Payroll
Providing for Your Employees? - Are you adequately providing for those who make your business profitable?
HR exists to provide support for you, your business, and most importantly, your employees. By establishing a set HR system, you will be providing your employees with the tools and resources necessary to have a productive and inclusive work environment. The 2022 workforce is much different than in pre-pandemic times. Candidates and employees aren’t shy […]
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What Is HR Compliance?

August 1, 2022 | posted by Abacus Payroll
team work human resources
Running a business comes with no shortage of perks: the freedom to be your own boss, invest in an idea, steer its trajectory, and, with a little luck, create wealth. It has its challenges, too, Competition may be fierce. Demand for what you offer may be low. Costs may not be sustainable. But even if […]
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Creating and Developing Company Culture

July 11, 2022 | posted by Abacus Payroll
When running a business, there are many important factors. From the day to day tasks to creating an inclusive environment, everything must work cohesively to have an efficient and profitable workplace. While having an organized and productive daily routine and system can allow your business to appear successful in tasks, creating a company culture that […]
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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the Workplace

June 20, 2022 | posted by Abacus Payroll
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion - Team working together to solve a puzzle
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) is crucial for creating and maintaining a successful and enjoyable workplace. This has become an increasingly relevant topic in businesses everywhere and it is important to fully understand DEI to be sure to implement it correctly. What is Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion? Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion are the programs, policies, […]
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Putting the “Human” in Human Resources

June 20, 2022 | posted by Abacus Payroll
In 2022, the hiring process is more about what a business can do for a potential candidate, versus the alternative. Employees expect a workplace that values their time and talent. Between the rise of DEI (Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion) and favoring those lead with empathy, employees are looking for businesses that respect, understand, and appreciate […]
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How the Pandemic Reshaped Payroll Priorities

April 7, 2022 | posted by Abacus Payroll
Having just passed the two-year mark of the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, Abacus Payroll is reflecting on how payroll operations and priorities differ in 2022 compared to early 2020. Like so many business industries, payroll has faced pandemic-driven disruption that has led to both opportunities and challenges for small business owners.   Here are […]
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What You Should Know Before Terminating a Remote Employee

March 22, 2022 | posted by Abacus Payroll
Terminations involving remote employees function much the same as those in a physical worksite. But just like the virtual hiring process has its own nuances and considerations, there are some things to keep in mind when terminating a remote worker. 5 Things To Know Before Firing a Remote Employee: Know the State Laws If the […]
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Why 2022 is the Time to Update Your Employee Handbook

March 10, 2022 | posted by Abacus Payroll
Federal, state and local labor laws are changing constantly. Safety has taken center stage, remote and hybrid options are the norm, and diversity, equity and inclusion are essential. So much has changed in the past 24 months that it is difficult for businesses to keep up. However, doing so and keeping your employee handbook current […]
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Vaccine Mandate Halted Again: The Ups and Downs of the COVID-19 Vaccine-or-Test Rule for Large Employers

January 14, 2022 | posted by Abacus Payroll
Federal Vaccine Mandate Halted
As of January 13, the U.S. Supreme Court has halted the Biden Administration’s proposed vaccine-or-test Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) that would have gone into effect in early 2022. Due to this development, most employers with more than 100 employees are no longer required to comply with the ETS mandate. While the Occupational Safety and Health […]
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