Lessons and stories about business operations related to managing, leading, and developing people.
How Much Time Off Should I Really Give My Employees?

How Much Time Off Should I Really Give My Employees?

It’s a simple question, with a seemingly simple answer that you should be able to figure out before lunchtime. But defining and implementing a PTO policy for your company is actually a strategic, and often challenging process. For starters, there is... Read More

Everything You Need to Know About Employee Benefits

Everything You Need to Know About Employee Benefits

Over the years, the definition of employee benefits has changed. Benefits such as PTO (paid time off), insurance (including life, medical, dental, and disability) and a 401K are probably most familiar to you. These are the benefits we’ve come to... Read More

Why Should You Care About Obamacare

Why You Should Care About Obamacare

No health care law has stirred up as much animosity as the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, as it’s more commonly referred to. Despite its best intentions—to increase affordability and accessibility to health insurance for millions of... Read More

5 Outdated HR Practices It’s Time to Retire

5 Outdated HR Practices It’s Time to Retire

Known for stacks of paperwork, post-it notes, and paperclips, many HR teams are notoriously outdated in their workflows and technology. With so much data and the demands of rigorous documentation, it can be hard to find the time to stay on top of the... Read More