Entries by Shelly Nelsen

Emerging HR Trends for Summer 2019

As the economy grows and employment laws change, HR professionals are having to adjust to shifting requirements and uncertain conditions more quickly than ever. Halfway through 2019, we’re seeing some continuing and emerging HR trends. Recruiting and Staffing Needs The national unemployment rate in May was 3.6% according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the […]

7 Tips for Businesses on Daylight Savings – Infographic

On Sunday, March 10th, most of us “sprang forward” at 2:00 a.m. and lost one hour (Arizona and Hawaii do not observe). Daylight Saving Time impacts you and your employees in two ways: How or whether to pay employees who are on shift when that hour disappears; Increased safety risks and productivity challenges caused by […]

Should Your Employees Update Their W-4s?

UPDATE: The IRS recently released Publication 5330, a one-page document that encourages employees  to do a “paycheck checkup”  for 2019 using the IRS  withholding calculator. The 2019 W-4 can be found here. No one wants a hefty tax bill at the end of the year, and even though a large refund is nice, most people […]