October 17th, 2017

Scary HR Mistakes Part 3: Inaccurate Payroll Records

Welcome to part 3 of our October series: Scary HR mistakes.

This week, the devil is in the details, so to speak, as we talk about the problems that arise when the company maintains inaccurate payroll records. Failure to do so can lead to frustrated employees who are not getting adequately compensated for the hours they give […]

October 10th, 2017

Scary HR Mistakes Part 2: Firing An Employee

Welcome to Part 2 of our Halloween-inspired series: Scary HR Mistakes Companies Make. This week we explore the creepy conundrums companies come upon in failing to take certain steps when firing an employee, particularly in not documenting the process.

Terminating an employee is probably one of the scariest things a company can do. Just like ending any […]

October 3rd, 2017

Scary HR Mistakes Part 1: Lacking An Employee Handbook

HR Mistake #1: Not Having an Employee Handbook

In the spirit of the spooky season, this month we are introducing a series of Scary HR mistakes that companies commonly make. The first series explores the frightening consequences that can happen to a company when they neglect to have an employee handbook. I’m sure you’ve heard the old trope […]

September 26th, 2017

How to Handle a Bad Day at Work

Mistakes happen. It is a fact of life. How those mistakes are handled can set a person up for either failure or success. So how do you handle a bad day at work without letting it ruin the rest of your day, week, month, or even year?

For those who are overly sensitive or hard on themselves, a […]

September 19th, 2017

Is Your PEO the Best One for Your Business?

The team at Optimum Employer Solutions, a Professional Employment Organization (PEO), is known for providing top notch service. While there are many different PEOs to choose from, each offering a range of human resource outsourcing services, Optimum is proud to offer something different. Here are some of the ways we set the bar in the human resource outsourcing […]

September 12th, 2017

Get More Done With Delegation

Delegation is an important skill that all bosses should possess, but that many fail to ever properly learn. It is a balancing act where the authority and tasks in a business are divided and shared by the boss and his or her subordinates. While delegating may seem counterintuitive, it actually allows you to get more done in […]