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Podcast: Practical HR Tips for Managers, part 2 – The Reluctant Manager

Sometimes your HR team isn’t the first to become aware of employee complaints about harassment and discrimination. Instead, employees look to managers and supervisors for support. Is your management team prepared? In Managers: What You Should Do When an Employee Reports Harassment, employment attorney Janine Yancey tells Fast Company’s Lydia Dishman that employees experiencing harassment or […]

eESI Podcast: What Does Austin’s New Paid Sick Leave Ordinance Mean for Small Businesses

Austin’s new ‘paid sick leave’ ordinance (and a similar ordinance passed recently in San Antonio) requires all area businesses to provide ‘paid sick leave’ to their employees.  Though the amount of annual paid sick leave, and the implementation dates vary according to company size, the ordinance impacts every employer in these areas.  Originally scheduled to […]

Podcast: Why you need online training

 Are you familiar with the old saying, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure?” Well, some things never change. While some employers may view workforce training programs as nothing more than the cost of doing business, a quality ongoing training program can actually be one of your business’s most important assets. […]

eESI’s Easy Working Capital – A New Small Business Funding Solution

It’s a common problem facing small businesses–how to finance growth while maintaining adequate cash reserves. In Cash is King: Why Small Businesses Should Care About Cash-Flow Management, Forbes contributor Eliot Buchanan cites a JPMorgan Chase study which indicates that most small businesses have less than a 30-day buffer of cash on hand to cover their […]

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. […]

eESI Blog – June 1 – Live Well, Work Well, Retire Well

On this first day of June our focus is on retirement, and we’re sharing tips to help you and your employees live well, work well, and retire well. Plus, in case you missed it the first time around, we share a report on the FBI’s router warning, and tips for hiring summer help.   Work […]

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 […]

Optimism Fuels Economic Boom | Lessons From the 7-Eleven Immigration Raids | IoT Primer | 2018 Tax Withholding Tables

eESI Week’s Best For Small Business for the week ending January 19, 2018, includes news of an economy on the rise and lessons on immigration compliance. Plus, a look at what IoT means and the release by the IRS of updated 2018 tax withholding tables.   Tallying the results of record-setting economic growth. Reporting on […]

Week’s Best Small Business – March 24 – TRUMP WITHDRAWS HEALTHCARE BILL – 2017 HR TRENDS – 10 MOST COMMON INTERVIEW MISTAKES

As we pass the end of month two in the Trump administration, the Trump administration suffered a legislative defeat on its Obamacare bill replacement; but, there is good news on the economic front. The fate of Obamacare was to be decided today, but President Trump and Speaker Ryan did not drum up enough votes to […]