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What You Need to Know About Workers’ Comp in Louisiana

If you are starting a small business, you are probably wondering what you need to know about workers’ comp. In Louisiana, workers’ compensation is a requirement for all companies, and not having it can result in some pretty substantial consequences. Workers’ comp is not just in place to protect the employee. A fundamental part of […]

Why Blue-Collar Employers Should Consider PEOs

The realm of employee benefits has expanded considerably in recent years. However, not all employee benefits are equally as valuable to every employee or company. With options like family and pet healthcare plans, tuition assistance, fitness perks, and many more to consider, business owners may wonder which benefits their employees want the most.

Top PEO Member Benefits Explained

If you are starting a small business, chances are you’ve been mulling over the idea of becoming a member with a professional employer organization. The ins and outs of getting your business up and running can be a lot to handle, and a PEO can help alleviate a lot of the stress. Knowing the top […]

Short Term vs Long Term Disability Insurance

Disability insurance protects against lost income due to disability. Though individuals can purchase individual disability insurance, most people with disability insurance receive coverage through their jobs. Insurers for private institutions divide programs into two categories, short-term vs. long-term disability insurance. Their differences are complicated. Keep reading to understand short-term vs. long-term disability insurance for private […]

The Benefits that Employees Want the Most, Explained

The realm of employee benefits has expanded considerably in recent years. However, not all employee benefits are equally as valuable to every employee or company. With options like family and pet healthcare plans, tuition assistance, fitness perks, and many more to consider, business owners may wonder which benefits their employees want the most.

The Most Important Warehouse Safety Tips

According to the Bureau of Labor and Statistics, warehouse fatalities doubled, and injury rates grew to 5.1 per 100 full-time employees in the past five years. In this period, increased efficiency and automation have led to hurried warehouses. Reviewing warehouse safety tips and regulations can keep your business from adding to these statistics while remaining […]

Do I Need a PEO? How Your Business Can Benefit

At one point or another, many business owners have asked themselves, “Do I need a PEO?” It can be tricky to answer at first, but once you get a good idea of what a professional employer organization can do for your company, the choice becomes a lot simpler. PEOs assist small businesses with handling administrative […]

How to Create an Employee Pay Structure Made for Growth

Choosing the business slogan, creating a business plan, finding an office space or a storefront, are all fundamental aspects of creating a successful small business. On top of all that, you can’t forget to focus on job recruiting, interviewing and ultimately hiring new employees. These are the building blocks to a business, but what many don’t consider when starting a business is employee retention.

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Everything You Need to Know About Starting a Small Business in New Orleans

In the great city of New Orleans, small businesses are the backbone of our economy. We rely on thousands of local, culturally diverse, and innovative businesses that draw millions of tourists to the city each year. Think about it: What is the foundation of all your favorite New Orleans events? Whether you are thinking about Jazz Fest, Mardi Gras, Southern Decadence, or Crawfish Fest, all these signature festivals rely on small businesses.

What Exactly Are HR Responsibilities and Duties in a Company?

Many people know and understand that every business should have an HR person, but they don’t know what HR responsibilities and duties in a company are. HR is an essential part of every company that keeps the business running. They are responsible for making sure everyone feels comfortable among many other things.

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What to Do If One of Your Employees Is Injured at Work

Keeping your employees safe and healthy on the job is by and large the most important role for any business manager. But accidents can happen, on-site and off. Even the most experienced workers can find themselves impaired by unexpected hazards and environmental conditions.

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What Is The Average Vacation Time for Small Businesses?

When starting a small business or considering working for one, it is important to consider the average vacation time for small businesses. This average can depend on lots of factors but the most common is years of service. Depending on how long an employee has worked for your business often determines the average vacation time.