Tag Archive: employment

Doing Business Across State Lines

by | June 4, 2012

When a company plans to expand its services into another state, a number of key legal considerations must be reviewed.  Below is a summary of some of the critical steps that must be undertaken by the company as it expands. Business Structure.  All entities doing business in the state must register with the state.  Corporate... View Article

BASICS OF THE SEATTLE SICK LEAVE ORDINANCE

by | February 6, 2012

The Seattle Paid Sick Time and Paid Safe Time Ordinance goes into effect on September 1, 2012.  The Ordinance will require that employers with more than 4 full time equivalent employees provide to employees who work in Seattle specified amounts of accrued, job-protected paid time off for personal illness, family care and other purposes. Every... View Article

Hiring and Promoting the Best People that Fit into Your Organization

by | June 21, 2011

Our guest blog post is from Bert Holeton, President of The Mastermind Group (www.the-mastermind-group.com).  ————————– When it comes to choosing the right individual to join your organization, or the right individual to promote into a key position, or the right combination of individuals to form a team – it’s all about performance and fit. To... View Article

NAVIGATING EEOC DISCRIMINATION CHARGES

by | February 9, 2011

Our guest blog post this week comes from Resourceful HR‘s Kim J. Kimbell, SPHR, CCP.  Kim works with businesses to enhance communication channels by creating and implementing effective, company-wide programs including orientation, communications plans, supervisor reviews, employee attitude surveys and employee resource guides. ————————– When you receive an envelope with the return address “Equal Employment Opportunity... View Article

Creating Value Through Employer-Employee Relationships

by | July 13, 2010

Scott Verrette of Resourceful HR offers us our guest blog post this month on how to create value in employment relationships.  Scott will be one of our guest speakers at the Equinox Focus Event:  Creating Value Through Employer-Employee Relationships on July 28.  Resourceful HR  helps companies grow through increased employee efficiency.  You can also sign up for... View Article

Making Happy Employees

by | July 7, 2010

Many studies show employers the value of “happy employees” to a business’ productivity and success.  An obvious question arising from these studies is:  “What makes for a “happy employee?”   The studies address this to varying degrees; but to me, a particular employee’s happiness in his or her work depends on many factors such as age,... View Article