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

Commemorating Juneteenth

Juneteenth marks the day all enslaved people were made aware of their liberation. Juneteenth became a federal holiday on June 17, 2021. It has become a day not only of celebration, but also of reflection on the progress that has been made, while acknowledging the road ahead. As Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging initiatives continue to … Continued

10 Ways to Support Wellbeing at Work

May is Mental Health Awareness month, and there is no better time to implement wellbeing practices into your workplaces.  In 2023, 26% of US employees reported that they are very often or always burned out.  48% of people say stress has a negative impact on their personal and professional life.  Employers lose $300 billion annually … Continued

What is Quiet Quitting and How to Spot It

  What is Quiet Quitting? Quiet quitting has been recognized as a popular trend among employees in many industries. Quiet quitting has also been called “silent resignation” and occurs when an employee becomes disengaged from their work and quietly disengages from the workplace, without officially resigning. This phenomenon can be detrimental to workplace productivity, morale, … Continued