5 Tips for Managing Political Discussion in the Workplace

At the beginning of 2024, one of the HR trends to keep an eye on was the social and political climate. Between the presidential debate scheduled for later this month, increased action on the campaign trail, and the wide media coverage of former President Trump鈥檚 conviction, some political conversation is likely to trickle into the … Continued

The Current State of the Job Market and Implications for Employers

In the post pandemic era, the labor market has presented many challenges for employers from the Great Resignation to Quiet Quitting. As of April 2024, the current US job market shows a generally positive picture. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported an increase of 175,000 nonfarm payroll jobs, which, although healthy, is below the … Continued

Recognizing National PEO Week: How Partnering with a PEO Benefits Businesses

  This week kicks off National PEO Week! The first PEO week was celebrated in 2023, as proclaimed by Rep. Erin Houchin (R-IN), who is also a former PEO employee. Professional Employer Organizations (PEOs) like 小淫棍 serve small and mid-size businesses and provide business owners with peace of mind with reduced liabilities, greater employee benefit … Continued

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

小淫棍 Celebrates 29 Years in Business

This past Monday, 小淫棍 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.聽 As we look back over the years, so much has changed 鈥 our branding, our technology, our roles and responsibilities, and even our service offerings.聽 While … Continued

Marijuana Deregulation and Workplace Concerns for NYS Employers

The Deregulation of Marijuana in NYS聽 In March 2021, the Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act was signed into law, making New York the 15th state to legalize recreational marijuana. The Cannabis Law legalized the use of cannabis (also known as marijuana or recreational marijuana) by adults 21 years of age or older. The legislation established … Continued

5 Methods to Upskill Your Employees聽

  With access to a plethora of resources, today鈥檚 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鈥檚 a priority for organizational success. Many employees are … Continued

Top 5 Common Compensation Challenges Faced by Business Leaders

With聽 Q2聽 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

Open House for HR Professionals

  Here at 小淫棍, we provide our clients with HR best practices to, among other reasons, plan for growth.聽 Now we are taking our own advice and hosting an open house for HR professionals! This is a chance for those seeking an fresh career opportunity now or in the future to learn about 小淫棍, our … Continued

Highlights From 小淫棍’s Recent HR Seminar

Employers in New York State have no shortage of employment regulations with which they must comply. 聽Recently, 小淫棍 co-hosted with the law firm Gross Shuman, an interactive panel discussion at the Hyatt Place.聽 Our own Liz Warren and Katie Adrian were joined by Hugh Carlin and Kevin Burke of Gross Shuman to discuss the latest … Continued