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CoAdvantage Tax

Tax Reminder: What Small Businesses Need to Know About the July 15 Tax Deadline and After

CoAdvantage- April 15 has been Tax Day in the United States since 1955, varying only if the 15th falls on a Friday, Saturday, or Sunday. Even then, it only ever gets extended to April 18 at most. But 2020 is certainly not like most years. This year, the Internal Revenue Service significantly extended tax deadlines[…]

CoAdvantage Remote Workforce

How to Manage a Suddenly, Newly Remote Workforce: A Guide for Bosses

CoAdvantage- The COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic has completely upended the American workplace. More than three-quarters of Americans find themselves under some form of stay-at-home, shelter-in-place lockdown order; and businesses nationwide are being roiled by the “economic shock” of the coronavirus. And everyone is wondering: what do we do now? The question may be even more pressing[…]

CoAdvantage Background Checks

3 Issues That Could Cause Your Background Checks to Backfire

Background checks are nearly universal, with 96% of employers conducting some form of background screening, according to a survey by HR.com and the National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS). They’re a valuable way to mitigate the risk of bad hires. They’re also tricky territory. Employers must navigate a host of obstacles and challenges when[…]

CoAdvantage Flex Schedules

Flex Schedules and Remote Working, Part 2: The Challenges Facing Employers

CoAdvantage- In part 1 of this series, examining the advantages and disadvantages of flexible work options, including flex schedules and remote working, we assessed the evidence-based benefits employers can potentially accrue. But flex work options are not a slam-dunk in all situations. Specific challenges and disadvantages can undermine potential rewards, and employers need to understand[…]

Q&A: How to Handle Workplace Relationships

It should come as no surprise to employers that the workplace can facilitate more than just business relationships. It turns out it’s also a great place to spark romance. “Colleagues start with something huge in common, which is the work,” says Susan Heathfield, a management and organization development consultant. “They tend to be educated about[…]

3 Issues Facing Small Businesses in 2020, and How HR Outsourcing Can Help

We recently outlined the biggest HR trends for 2020, noting how HR’s role is shifting (from transactional to advisory), how businesses are adapting (emphasizing employee experience and workplace flexibility), and what challenges are looming (hiring and skills development). But what are the trends and challenges facing small employers specifically? Recruiting Remains A Major Challenge The[…]

Time Off Program Options for Employers

The U.S. federal government does not mandate that employers offer either Paid Time Off or paid sick leave. “The United States is the only advanced economy in the world that does not guarantee its workers paid vacation days and paid holidays,” says John Schmitt, Vice President of the Economic Policy Institute, in a report for[…]

Stay off the HR Naughty List, with These 5 Office Holiday Party Tips

Holiday parties are incredibly common events in the workplace, with nearly 80% of employers hosting them, according to a survey by Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc. But should they be so popular? Employees, for their part, are lukewarm on them. One survey found that only 36% of employees would describe company holiday parties as fun,[…]

CoAdvantage Overtime

Top 3 Holiday Overtime Compliance Questions, Answered

CoAdvantage- For many employers, the holidays are their busiest time of the year, and employee workloads can increase to meet customer demands. At the same time, more employees than normal will be requesting time off to celebrate Christmas, New Year’s, and other seasonal holidays. Altogether, employers may find themselves requesting or even mandating overtime from[…]