On 10/8/14, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments on a case that involved time that may or may not be compensable under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). In this case, the Supreme Court reviewed a decision in which the Ninth Circuit court ruled that employers, under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and […]
Many employees begin saving for retirement through a 401(k) account, hoping it will generate enough money over time that they can stop working at a reasonable point in their careers. At the same time, a large number of workers invest in a Roth IRA for the same reasons.
Recent domestic violence disputes in the NFL have caused many in the human resources field to look toward their own businesses and ask what they themselves are doing about this issue. According to Human Resources Executive Online, less than a third of of U.S. workplaces have a domestic violence policy.
There are a number of popular communication systems that a company can implement, with one of the most well know being VoIP. While VoIP is popular, there are a wide number of providers and services, and it can be difficult to know which one to choose. One factor you should look at when considering a […]
Business has become a much more mobile affair, thanks largely in part to the various mobile devices and operating systems currently available. These systems all rely on apps to operate and there are a near limitless number of apps, that business users can benefit from.
Businesses on Facebook have many different goals as to why they use the platform, but there is one thing in common that they all strive for: The perfect post. The issue with finding the ‘perfect post’ is that it can be actually quite difficult, especially when you take into account the large amount of data […]
It seems like September was a big month for mobile payments. From Apple launching a new service to announcements from both Amazon and Ebay. Soon there will be a number of new ways businesses can allow their customers to pay via mobile solutions, and an increasing number of businesses are considering switching over.
The tablet, more specifically Android tablets, offer a wide variety of functions to business users, one of which is the ability to chat or even call other colleagues and customers. One app that enables this is Google Hangouts, which has recently been updated with not only a new look, but also enhanced calling features.
As your company grows, so do the risks of doing business. More employees mean that you can’t watch over every transaction. New markets and expanded product lines mean additional regulations and compliance requirements. To maintain control of the risks that naturally follow growth, you need the audit trails and formal business processes that an ERP […]
The vast majority of business owners are well aware of the fact that disaster can strike at any time. As a result most do take steps to prevent this from happening or at least limiting the potential impact. However, there is always a chance that these plans don’t work.