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Brett Kavanaugh and business

  With so much national attention focused on Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearings, we wanted to take a moment to consider what the effect of his nomination to the Supreme Court might mean for small business should he eventually be confirmed. When Kavanaugh was nominated to fill the open position on the U.S. Supreme Court in […]

eESI – June 2018 – National Safety Month – PODCASTS – Sexual Harassment – Workplace Safety | End of the Traditional Manager

June is National Safety Month.  This month we’ve created several podcasts dedicated to helping employers ensure their workers are safe.   In addition, Gallup released a report on the ‘End of the Traditional Manager;’ Hubspot created a list of the ‘Best Productivity Apps’; and, we keep you up to date on recent court rulings affecting HR. […]

2017 Employee Health Plan Design Benchmark Summary | Shrinking Labor Pool | Increase in H-2B Visas | EEO-1 Filing Time

eESI Week’s Best For Small Business for the week ending March 30 features the new 2017 Health Plan Design Benchmark Summary and a look at the consequences of bad corporate cultures, a.k.a. toxic workplaces. Also, the latest spending bill would double H-2B visas.  Will this alleviate anticipated labor shortages? Plus, are your EEO-1 filings complete […]

Positive GDP Report and Rate Hike from the Fed | $1.3 Trillion Spending Bill | eESI HR, Wellness, and Benefits Briefs | 5th Circuit Fails to Resolve Fiduciary Question

eESI Week’s Best For Small Business for the week ending March 23, looks at the latest economic news from the Fed and Congress’s $1.3 Trillion spending bill. Plus, we have a full slate of eESI exclusive briefs covering HR, wellness, and benefits. Also, what duty do financial advisors owe to retirement plan participants? The Supreme Court […]

March Employee Benefits Update | Immunity for Employers Giving References? | New IRS W-4 | Rank Your Salary | Onboarding | Time & Productivity

eESI Week’s Best For Small Business for the week ending March 2, looks at the laws surrounding employee references. Are employers protected from liability when they give a referral? Plus, eESI’s March employee benefits update, Benefits Buzz is here. We’re also sharing great tips on investments, earnings, productivity, and the IRS’ new W-4.   What’s […]

Employee Engagement | eESI’s March HR Brief | ADA Litigation Relief | Farewell to Billy Graham

eESI Week’s Best For Small Business for the week ending February 23, 2018, includes articles about improving your work, health, and personal fulfillment. Plus, learn what the new ADA bill could mean for businesses if passed. We also bid farewell to America’s pastor, the Reverand Billy Graham.  And, we share eESI’s exclusive March HR Brief […]

Stock Market Rebounds | The Health Benefits Employees Want | Mandatory E-Verify Coming Soon | Succeed by Focusing on the Positive

eESI Week’s Best For Small Business for the week ending February 16, 2018, features a look at the latest stock performance news,Google’s new ad blocker, and details about the health benefits that employees want. Plus, tips on hiring, managing your day, and avoiding negative thoughts. Also, the new federal budget includes several provisions addressing immigration, including […]

Jobless Rate Remains at Record Low | Machine Learning and Cyber Security in 2018 | Recruiting Enters the 21st Century | Achieve More with Less Work

eESI Week’s Best For Small Business for the week ending February 9, 2018, includes more news of an economy on the rise, a stock market correction, and a look at the latest cyber security procedures. Plus, we uncover what the future holds for the recruitment industry and how AI can help your small business. And […]

Highlights From the State of the Union Address | America’s Most In-Demand Jobs | Leadership Trends for 2018

eESI Week’s Best For Small Business for the week ending February 2, 2018, includes highlights from President Trump’s State of the Union address. Plus, nearly 300 companies have responded to the passage of the tax reform law with increased employee pay and bonuses. Also, a look at the most popular U.S. jobs and a new initiative […]

2018 Compliance Guide | Tax Reform Triggers Pay Increases | New Rules for Interns | Amazon Go Changes Retail

eESI Week’s Best For Small Business for the week ending January 26, 2018, features our 2018 Compliance Guide free for you to download. Plus, companies respond to the new tax law by increasing employee compensation and Amazon Go is changing the face of retail. But we’re not stopping with just one free resource this week. […]