Do you need a written PTO policy?

The Importance of Having a Written PTO Policy Employment law does not mandate the allowance of paid time off (PTO) to employees for events such as vacations, personal time, and sick days.  It is, however, a best practice of  Employers of Choice. Employers have flexibility regarding the amount of time off, if any, they will offer to … Continued

Quiz Corner: Which interview question is a “no-no”?

Which interview question has the potential to be discriminatory under federal law? A.  Why did you leave your last job? B.  This job requires you to lift 10-pounds. Are you able to lift at least 10-pounds with or without reasonable accommodations? C.  Are you a U.S. Citizen? D.  Who is the best manager you ever … Continued

Is it Time to Outsource Your HR?

You Know it’s Time to Outsource HR When… ESC has been working with for-profit and non-profit organizations of various sizes and industries for over 20 years. During the conversion process, we find that many of our new clients have things in common that helped them make the decision to outsource. If you find yourself relating … Continued

Upcoming Six Sigma Green Belt Class

Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Class A Lean Six Sigma 4 day course is designed for professionals looking for a systematic way to drive improvement initiatives at their company.  Class size is limited, please contact us for availability. Students will receive customized training and individual coaching from our team of 3 Master Black Belts: Class Date:  … Continued

Meliora Consulting names new partners.

Meliora Consulting, a leading provider of Six Sigma Training and Deployment, names new partners. Buffalo, NY – October 2017 – Meliora Consulting, a leading provider of Six Sigma Training and Process Improvement, and a subsidiary of Employer Services Corporation (ESC), has named Shari Kiesow and Lauren Brugger as Partners. Shari will be responsible for the … Continued

Career Open House

ESC Open House – Find Your Career with Us Prospective candidates are invited to join us for this open house event to learn more about current and future career positions with Employer Services Corporation.  Stop by to meet us and tour our organization. Monday, October 2, 2017 | 11am – 1pm | 4pm – 6pm … Continued

Why was I terminated?

Giving a Reason for Employee Termination There may be times when a business owner or manager will terminate an employee and not provide the individual with a reason for the separation. We have had business owners and managers make the statement “we are an at-will employment state, and I don’t have to give them a … Continued

Seminar: Achieving High Performance with HR Best Practices

Tuesday, September 19 |Giancarlo’s Restaurant | 8-10 a.m. What Every Employer Needs to Know Employer Services Corporation will be hosting a breakfast seminar on Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at Giancarlo’s Restaurant. The seminar focuses on HR best practices for business owners and organizations across multiple industries. HR Best Practices:  Overview It’s no secret that in this day … Continued

Employer Services Corporation Earns CPEO from IRS

Employer Services Corporation One of First to Earn Certified Professional Employer Organization (CPEO) from IRS Buffalo, NY – September 2017 – Employer Services Corporation (ESC), a leading Professional Employer Organization (PEO), recently announced that it is approved to offer a Certified Professional Employer Organization (CPEO) solution. To become CPEO, a PEO must meet numerous requirements … Continued