HR

New Federal Form I-9 for 2017

From the American Payroll Association: USCIS Publishes New Form I-9 and Instructions U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has released the new Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, and updated the Instructions for Form I-9. Employers must begin using the new version...

What Does HR Mean To You?

When I was first hired here at SmartBooks in May 2010, the company was still very young and very small.  There were only seven people on payroll - by far the smallest company I’d ever worked for!  In my first...

You’ve Hired A New Employee – Now What? (Part 2)

In Part 1 of this blog, we discussed the basic steps all employers should follow when bringing a new hire aboard.  Those basic steps included: Draft a formal offer letter. Consider a formal employment agreement  that includes confidentiality and non-disclosure...

You’ve Hired A New Employee – Now What? (Part 1)

Many times we think the hard part is finding the perfect new hire to join our team and fill that open position, but really, the work starts once that person is identified.  What do you do then?  What SHOULD you...