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Week In Review

Need a little weekend reading? Each Friday we will be posting a round up of posts from the week. July 20 - July 26, 2019

By |July 26th, 2019|Week In Review|

Week In Review

Need a little weekend reading? Each Friday we will be posting a round up of posts from the week. June 15 - June 21, 2019

By |June 21st, 2019|Week In Review|

401(k) FAQs

Let’s face it. Relying on Social Security to be there by the time we retire is not a safe bet. Investing in a 401(k) plan to help support you in your retirement may be the best way for you to meet your retirement goals.

By |June 5th, 2019|

Service You Deserve

No one likes calling a call center - endless hold times and explaining who you are and what you need multiple times. Introducing Spirit HR. Spirit HR is an HR outsourcing company passionate about personal service.

By |April 1st, 2019|

Navigating HR Perils

Navigating your way through the employment maze is challenging. Marilyn Conyer, President/COO of Spirit HR, spoke at the Moore Norman Technology Center Grow Your Business Summit about some of the HR perils that require an employer’s attention.

By |May 22nd, 2019|

The Daily Huddle

Today our guest blogger, Mike Bosley, gives us his insights on the value of sharing key performance measurements with his team on a daily basis. This “open book” method of management has worked well for him over the years and creates an environment of employee buy-in and pride in company achievements.

By |February 11th, 2019|

The Daily Huddle

Today our guest blogger, Mike Bosley, gives us his insights on the value of sharing key performance measurements with his team on a daily basis. This “open book” method of management has worked well for him over the years and creates an environment of employee buy-in and pride in company achievements.

By |February 11th, 2019|

5 Simple Tips to Stay Cyber Secure at Work

Cybercriminals are not known to discriminate; they target vulnerable computers regardless of whether they are a home user, small business or connected to a large corporation. These criminals often rely on human error to gain access to computer systems. Something as simple as a failure to install software patches or clicking on a link in an email can have devastating results.

By |October 17th, 2018|

Tax Day Results

Was your tax refund what you expected it to be? Or did you end up owing more than you anticipated? If your taxes this year resulted in a big swing in either direction, it might be time to adjust your W-4.

By |April 15th, 2019|

What is a Pay Card?

A pay card is a reloadable prepaid card offered by an employer to pay employees' net wages. Like direct deposit, once an employer deposits funds into the employee's account, the employee can then use the pay card to purchase items, withdraw cash and pay bills. Pay cards also eliminate the need for paper paychecks.

By |February 18th, 2019|

Payroll Terminology Made Easy

Payroll terminology can look like alphabet soup or a foreign language. And, terms used by the Department of Labor (DOL) or Internal Revenue Service (IRS) can cause even more confusion. Don’t despair, let us guide you on important terms you will encounter when either managing payroll or looking at a paycheck stub.

By |February 13th, 2019|

Exempt or Non-Exempt

Determining if an employee is exempt or non-exempt under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) is sometimes challenging. The FLSA requires that most employees in the United States be paid at least the federal minimum wage for all hours worked and overtime pay at time and one-half the regular rate of pay for all hours worked over 40 hours in a workweek.

By |October 31st, 2018|

Service You Deserve

No one likes calling a call center - endless hold times and explaining who you are and what you need multiple times. Introducing Spirit HR. Spirit HR is an HR outsourcing company passionate about personal service.

By |April 1st, 2019|

5 Reasons to Outsource

There are many reasons why a company would outsource certain business functions. Outsourcing is a great way to improve your competitive advantage while controlling costs.

By |October 15th, 2018|

The PEO industry is growing

If you are a small to medium-sized business and you are not using a PEO, you are missing the efficiencies of outsourcing. PEOs provide payroll, employee benefits, HR, workers’ compensation and risk management services to businesses across the country.

By |October 1st, 2018|

Distracted Driving Awareness

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month, making this the perfect time to engage with employees and take advantage of training resources that are widely available. But more importantly it’s the perfect reminder that as an employer you can affect change not only in your company’s safety record but in the safety of your community.

By |April 10th, 2019|

PPE Prevents Injuries

Personal protective equipment (PPE) prevents injuries in the workplace. PPE is vital to employee safety. It should be considered as a line of defense between the worker and the hazard, and, it is required under OSHA regulations.

By |February 20th, 2019|

Workplace Safety Resolutions

Each new year brings about resolutions that range from easily attainable those that are impossible. Most resolutions seem to center around personal well-being and health. Why not help your employees with those things and make a safety resolution? After all, health and safety in the workplace should come first.

By |January 2nd, 2019|

5 Simple Tips to Stay Cyber Secure at Work

Cybercriminals are not known to discriminate; they target vulnerable computers regardless of whether they are a home user, small business or connected to a large corporation. These criminals often rely on human error to gain access to computer systems. Something as simple as a failure to install software patches or clicking on a link in an email can have devastating results.

By |October 17th, 2018|

Week In Review

Need a little weekend reading? Each Friday we will be posting a round up of posts from the week. July 20 - July 26, 2019

By |July 26th, 2019|

Week In Review

Need a little weekend reading? Each Friday we will be posting a round up of posts from the week. June 15 - June 21, 2019

By |June 21st, 2019|

Week In Review

Need a little weekend reading? Each Friday we will be posting a round up of posts from the week. June 8 - June 14, 2019

By |June 13th, 2019|

Week In Review

Need a little weekend reading? Each Friday we will be posting a round up of posts from the week. May 25 - May 31, 2019

By |May 31st, 2019|

Week In Review

Need a little weekend reading? Each Friday we will be posting a round up of posts from the week. May 18 - May 24, 2019

By |May 24th, 2019|

Week In Review

Need a little weekend reading? Each Friday we will be posting a round up of posts from the week. May 11 - May 17, 2019

By |May 17th, 2019|

Deciphering Workers’ Compensation

Workers’ compensation laws are complicated, we get it! Do you sometimes wonder what mythical cipher was used to create the secret code used in claims communications? Acronyms and terminology for workers’ compensation claims vary depending on the nature of injury and the progression of the claim.

By |March 25th, 2019|

PPE Prevents Injuries

Personal protective equipment (PPE) prevents injuries in the workplace. PPE is vital to employee safety. It should be considered as a line of defense between the worker and the hazard, and, it is required under OSHA regulations.

By |February 20th, 2019|

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