For anyone who has had to look after a sick or elderly relative, family member, or friend, you know that it can be draining and many employers are not flexible. Read about why organziations need to invest in benefits for employees in caregiving functions.
Here at Navigate, we know that running a small business is no easy task, which is why a large percentage of small businesses ultimately fail. Every day, small business owners are faced with challenges that can impact the success of the business. To make matters worse, seemingly small decisions can often have big implications. Located in the Greater New England region, we at Navigate want to help your business perform better, and that’s why we’re striving to keep you informed about all the latest HR trends. Look no further than these blog posts for all that you need to know on human resources topics that affect your business. These posts aim to demystify many aspects of HR so that you can spend less time trying to understand them, and more time focusing on growing your business. Topics range from top myths about HR portals to crafting employee handbooks and beyond.
Why you should invest in your existing staff: keeping current employees happy is key to a successful future
Think about the worst job you ever had. What made it so bad? Did you work long hours? Did you work under the thumb of a micromanager? Did your job offer no benefits? Now, consider the best job you've ever had. What made it good? Did you feel valued? Autonomous? Were...
The pandemic-induced workplace digital transformation in 2020: how are workplaces changing?
Covid-19 has hit many businesses hard. Yelp.com's Local Economic Impact Report announced that more than 97,966 businesses in the US permanently shut down due to the pandemic - and that was from reports in September of this year. Businesses may have experienced even...
Should you hire a full-time HR manager or outsource your HR functions?
According to People Management, the majority of HR teams are staffed with an average of ten employees with some companies having fifty or more! Of course, for a small business, you might not need ten people in our HR team but you might not realize the workload...
Can Navigate PEO save you money on your employee healthcare benefits?
Benefits keep employees happy. Choosing a PEO can offer competitive rates on employee benefits from health insurance to 401k plans.
What is the CARES Act and its Paycheck Protection Program?
For U.S. businesses: The Small Business Administration has just released new details on the Paycheck Protection Program. Funding is available on a first-come, first-served basis.
What a PEO is and the Benefits it can Provide for Growing Organizations
Discover what a Professional Employer Organization is and the benefits, like compliance and savings on benefits, that a PEO like Navigate can provide for your growing small business in the New England area.
How to Support LGBTQ Employees in the Workplace All Year Long
Pride Month is in June. Every June, events including festivals and parades are held around the country to celebrate the progress the LGBTQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer) community has made, while also recognizing the distance still needed to achieve...
How HR Departments and PEOs Can Work Together
Running a business is no easy task. Business owners today face many challenges, including managing costs, increasing profits, and remaining compliant with constantly changing local, state, and federal regulations. Human resources departments, in particular, face a...
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