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Should You Consider an Employee Referral Policy?

June 23, 2016 | posted by Abacus Payroll
new employee referral programs
Your employees’ good word should, ideally, mean as much to you as an official application or referral, so why not implement an employee referral policy or program? Although traditional recruiting methods should make up the bulk of your hiring, you certainly have some incentive to consider using referral bonuses or rewards in exchange for your […]
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Onboarding Done Right: Key Basics of New Employee Integration

April 13, 2016 | posted by Abacus Payroll
welcoming a new employee and what to do
Hey, employers: Employees give their new jobs 10 days before they decide whether they will stay with the organization. What are you doing to make sure they buy-in to your culture, feel a part of the team, and make the commitment to stay?   Your first day of work isn’t much different in principle from […]
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What Your Small Business Needs to Know about Hiring an Intern

August 26, 2015 | posted by Abacus Payroll
Abacus Payroll Paying Interns
As a small business owner, labor costs likely account for one of the largest portions of your profit, so finding ways to get around that investment always sounds appealing. Does hiring an unpaid intern seem like a great way to do just that? The problem is, without meeting the qualifications the Fair Labor Standards Act […]
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Ban the Box is coming to New Jersey. Are you ready?

February 13, 2015 | posted by Abacus Payroll
Ban The Box NJ
March 1, 2015 marks the start of NJ’s “Opportunity to Compete Act.” Know how this law affects you as an employer and what changes need to be made to your hiring process ASAP.   New Jersey will be joining Hawaii, Illinois, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Rhode Island, and a number of cities in implementing the “Ban the […]
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Small Business Payroll: Setting employee pay

January 21, 2015 | posted by Abacus Payroll
Employee pay
Bringing on a new employee and not sure how much you should pay them? Abacus Payroll’s Owen Hoxie explains how small businesses can approach employee pay structures.
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Payroll Tips for Hiring Temporary Workers

May 28, 2014 | posted by Abacus Payroll
temp workers
What to keep in mind when hiring temporary workers Holidays and seasonal changes can affect your payroll size so make sure you stay on top of your employer duties year-round . Just as retailers hire more help before the winter holidays, tourist attractions ramp up staff to prepare for the summer months, and farmers man their […]
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