Prioritizing Mental Well-Being for Mental Health Awareness Month

This is a guest blog post authored by Katie Walsh, Director of Mental Health Education at Compeer of Greater Buffalo. Compeer Buffalo’s Commitment to Supporting their Team and Beyond As Mental Health Awareness Month unfolds, it’s the perfect time to shine a light on organizations that dedicate themselves to supporting mental well-being year-round. Compeer Buffalo … Continued

ESC Celebrates 29 Years in Business

This past Monday, ESC celebrated 29 years in business. Starting in 1995 with 2 employees to our team of 90 employees today, we are proud of our organic growth.  As we look back over the years, so much has changed – our branding, our technology, our roles and responsibilities, and even our service offerings.  While … Continued

5 Methods to Upskill Your Employees 

  With access to a plethora of resources, today’s workers can be more skilled than ever before. Though this task may be easier said than done, learning and skill growth are vital to attracting and retaining talent. Skill building is not just a perk for employees, it’s a priority for organizational success. Many employees are … Continued

Top 5 Common Compensation Challenges Faced by Business Leaders

With  Q2  upon us, your business needs and goals may require some new employees to grow your business. A challenge many owners and leaders encounter is cost- how will these new employees be compensated? What is an appropriate salary range? Is it sustainable for the long term? In this blog, we will explore the top … Continued

How to Say “Thank You” This Employee Appreciation Day

  With Employee Appreciation Day right around the corner on March 1st, you still have time to plan something fun and thoughtful for your most valuable asset- your employees. No matter how big or small, a thoughtful act of kindness or gift to your employees will surely be appreciated. Feeling appreciated in the workplace promotes … Continued

Learn About Mentoring!

  This is a guest blog post from our friends at Compeer Buffalo and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Erie, Niagara, & the Southern Tier “Mentoring Unveiled” – Raising Awareness about the Power of Mentorship Big Brothers Big Sisters and Compeer Buffalo Work Together to Help More Local Youth Big Brothers Big Sisters of Erie, … Continued

2024 HR Trends & Legislation to Watch

The start of a new calendar year presents a great opportunity to plan for the year ahead. As employee experience guidance and compliance requirements evolve, keeping abreast of trends and pending legislation allows you to prepare for challenges coming down the pike. In the spirit of proactiveness, here are 6 topics to keep on your … Continued

Reflecting On Google’s Empire: What Has Made Them So Successful?

Google is easily one of the most recognized companies of our time. The company was founded by Larry Page and Sergey Brin in 1998, and since has skyrocketed to success. What was once just a simple search engine, is now a global technology giant, offering numerous services and products that have become a part of … Continued

ESC’s New Hires in Q3 of 2023!

We are pleased to introduce ESC’s newest teammates that joined our team in Q3 of 2023!   Jeff Braun, Payroll Specialist   Jaime Carter, Benefits Consultant Tom Pendergast, Technical Service and Support   As ESC continues to grow and serve our clients, we know our growing team will continue ESC’s tradition of providing top-notch service.

Summer Hours in the Workplace

  A newer trend for employers is to offer employees summer hours on Fridays. Usually, these new hours begin after Memorial Day and End before Labor Day. Summer is a time of barbeques, vacations, and spending time with friends and family. Employers have recognized that employees would enjoy some time back on Fridays and have … Continued