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18 Oct 2017
Q&A: Can an employee submit a new W-4 at any time?

Question: Can an employee submit a new W-4 at any time? Answer from Kendra, PHR : Yes, an employee may submit a new W-4 anytime they have changes. Often, they’ll...

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17 Oct 2017
CyberCRIME. Is Your Company CyberSAFE?

Are your employee’s Cyber AWARE? In today's business environment, cyber security is of utmost importance. Even a small breach within a companies security measures can result in huge financial losses,...

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12 Oct 2017
Q&A: Can the same person be both an employee and an independent contractor?

Question: Can the same person be both an employee and an independent contractor? Answer from Monica, SPHR, SHRM-CP: According to IRS guidelines, it is possible to have a W-2 employee...

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10 Oct 2017
CyberSAFE-ty - What you need to do to stay CyberSAFE

Most people nowadays are becoming entrepreneurial, and women, in particular, are opting to work at home not as homemakers but as job creators. A recent study shows that an increasing...

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05 Oct 2017
Q & A: We’re approaching my department’s busy season ... help our employees and reduce their stress?

Question: We’re approaching my department’s busy season. Is there anything we can do during this time to help our employees and reduce their stress? Answer from Jenny, SPHR, SHRM-SCP: Remove...

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03 Oct 2017
CyberSAFE-ty in Public Places

The internet has become a vital part of people’s daily lives. It is a beautiful place full of information, entertainment, and also full of dangers. Over the last few years,...

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28 Sep 2017
Q&A: Are job descriptions required by law?

Question: Are job descriptions required by law? Answer from Marisa, PHR: Job descriptions are not required by law, but they’re certainly great to have and serve several purposes. First, a...

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21 Sep 2017
Q&A: We have employees that are unable to get to work due to the hurricane...

Question: We have employees that are unable to get to work due to the hurricane. Some of them haven’t contacted us at all and we’re wondering if we should follow...

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14 Sep 2017
Q&A: I’ve heard about the DACA program ending. What does this mean and what do I need to do?

Question: I’ve heard about the DACA program ending. What does this mean and what do I need to do?  Answer from Aimee, GPHR, SHRM-SCP: The Department of Homeland Security (DHS)...

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07 Sep 2017
Q& A: Are we allowed to look through an employee's email while they are still employed?

Question: Are we allowed to look through an employee's email while they are still employed? Answer from Emily, PHR: The short answer is yes, you can monitor employee email. As...

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