Job Descriptions 101

Good job descriptions are a fundamental part of recruiting and retaining your staff. They are the cornerstone for important processes such as job postings, interviewing and selection, setting expectations, training and performance management.

Request Schedule Change After Disability Leave

An employee is out on disability leave. The employee calls to request to come back to work, but only working nights and weekends. Does the employer have to accommodate this request?

7 Ways to Exhibit Managerial Courage

Managerial courage is tactfully dispensing direct and actionable feedback. It is being open and direct with others without being intimidating. When you have managerial courage, you deal with people, problems, and situations head-on.

8 Team Building Ideas Your Employees Will Love

Team building exercises don’t have to consist of the same old activities, like trust falls or having a team member describe a picture that everyone else must draw. You know, the ones that we all have been doing since elementary school.

Preventing Sexual Harassment

Creating and maintaining a harassment-free workplace is not just a legal priority but is also essential for a healthy workplace. There has been a lot of focus on sexual harassment in the media recently, however, there are broader underlying issues to address as well, such as gender equality and creating an overall culture of inclusion.

Quiz Corner: Recruiting Communications

What should an employer tell a candidate who is not selected for a position? How an organization handles it’s applicants is perceived as a reflection of how it treats its employees.

HSA Limit for Family Coverage Reduced

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced changes to certain tax limits for 2018, including a reduced contribution limit for health savings accounts (HSAs) on March 5, 2018.

ESC Hires HR Consultant

Employer Services Corporation (ESC), a leading Professional Employer Organization (PEO) headquartered in Amherst, NY, recently announced that Jessica Frattali has joined the company as an HR Consultant.

LSS Green Belt Class April 2018

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 4 Master Black Belts: Class Date:  April … Continued