As an employer, your attendance policy protects you against absenteeism issues. A clearly written policy helps employees understand what is expected of them, whether they are running late, catch a cold or simply want to take a vacation.
It is important to control employee turnover in your business. High turnover rates can lead to increased training costs, inconsistent productivity, and poor morale. Because turnover usually increases Unemployment Insurance costs due to an increased number of claims from past employees, it also leads to reduced or limited profit overall. Are you wondering how to reduce employee turnover in your business? There are many things you can do, but most of all, you want to ensure that you are hiring the right people. There are a few ways to implement hiring practices that reduce employee turnover.
As we’ve discussed before, there are many reasons why employers only win about about half of the Unemployment Insurance (UI) claims they protest. Things like poor claims management, a lack of specific unemployment knowledge, and a subpar employee handbook all come into play, but the most common reasons are ineffective employee policies and poor documentation. How well you handle employee performance issues — such as attendance, progressive discipline, and poor employee performance — has a direct connection to winning UI protests and keeping UI costs down. For correct procedures on these common performance issues, please read below. Read more
Take a look around. Is your desk swamped with sticky notes or plagued with paperwork? Maybe the start of a new season is the nudge you need to spring clean your space. Read more
Managing unemployment insurance claims is no easy feat. It’s time-consuming and complicated. You wear a lot of hats and with so many responsibilities, the last thing you have time for is navigating the complex world of unemployment insurance.
We all know the feeling. You walk into the office Monday morning determined to conquer that ever-growing to-do list. Six cups of coffee later, you leave feeling defeated because you have even more on your plate than when you started the day. Can you relate?