How Bias Affects Your Interviewing


Learn about the ways interviewers (even the best!) are affected by bias in the interview process. If you can identify these biases, then you'll be better able to avoid them and make smarter-and more diverse-hiring decisions. hr Recruiting interviewing

Managing Your Managers


As business owners, executives, and supervisors are all aware, managing employees is one of the hardest parts of running a business. You must balance their strengths and weaknesses, their personalities, and their skill sets, all while trying to earn and maintain their loyalty.

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Working With Summer Scheduling Challenges


With summer underway employees have more scheduling challenges than usual. Vacations, summertime child care concerns, and the desire to take advantage of nice weather with an afternoon (or day) off all contribute to employees missing more work in the summer months. hr company culture retention

The Truth About Hiring Your 50th Employee


About to hire your 50th employee? Congratulations! Reaching 50 employees is an important milestone for any organization. Now you need to make sure you’ve got the following four HR bases covered so you can celebrate with confidence. hr Compliance Employment Law risk management

Candidate Screening Simplified

Speaker: Allen Samuel, Senior Sourcer & Serial Entrepreneur

When it comes to finding the right candidates for your company, you want to ensure that they are a good “fit.” By having an understanding of the job description, accurate skillset criteria and a short conversation with the hiring manager, you will be armed with the resources to quickly and effectively convert potential candidates to new hires. Join Senior Sourcer & Serial Entrepreneur Allen Samuel to learn the steps you should be taking in your candidate screening process.

How To Make Meetings With Remote Employees More Effective


According to the latest telecommuting, mobile work, and remote work statistics from, regular work-at-home, among the non-self-employed population, has grown by 159% since 2005.

Why Training Your Employees is Good for Retention


There’s an old joke about an executive who worries that training their employees will be a bad investment because they might leave, to which the sage CEO says, “What if we don’t train them and they stay?”. hr training

5 Awkward HR Questions Answered


Let's face it, dealing with HR matters can get downright awkward. Difficult questions and uncomfortable situations affect companies of every size, industry and in every geographic area. hr Compliance

EEO-1 Reporting Requirements Finalized


The hotly contested issue of what exactly needs to be filed for EEO-1 reporting this year has been resolved—at least for now. Pay data for both 2017 and 2018 must be reported to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) by September 30, 2019.

Fun Corporate Summer Events (Other Than Picnics)


We love a good picnic—really, who doesn’t? But if you’re looking to find something a little different to do for your employees this summer, then check out our list of less common activities below. company culture risk management retention

5 Culture Trends for 2019

As we approach 2019, major shifts in the work environment will continue to affect the ways companies do business. Companies that are looking to attract, engage, and retain top talent should leverage these trends to create workplaces where employees thrive.

10 Reasons to Immediately Review Your Employee Handbook


While your employee handbook should receive a regularly-scheduled review to ensure compliance with state and federal law, there are some events that may require additional policies or updates to be added to your employee handbook sooner than your next scheduled update.

3 Tips for Effective Employee Coaching


The performance of your company is directly tied to the performance of your employees, so one of the best ways to develop your company is to develop the people who work for you.

The Art of the Stay Interview


Previously we discussed the reasons for conducting exit interviews. When employees leave, the exit interview can help you understand why. You may not be able to convince the departing employee to stay, but you may be able to make improvements that help you retain others. hr company culture retentio

Energize Your Safety Training With These Easy Tips


National Safety Month is observed annually in June. However, workplace safety should be a top priority all year long. Here are some different ways you can better prepare for the unexpected, reinvigorate your training, and make your workplace a safer place to be.

Why All the AI Research You’re Reading is Dead Wrong

Speaker: Ben Eubanks, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, Principal Analyst at Lighthouse Research & Advisory

While we may be “people” professionals, it is part of our job to understand AI and how this technology can enable us to make smarter decisions and develop more efficient processes. Join Lighthouse Research & Advisory Principal Analyst Ben Eubanks where he will discuss how AI can be used for HR and recruiting processes, including how to create more human interactions and engagement through the strategic application of technology.

5 Simple Steps to More Efficient Meetings


Have you ever attended a meeting that left you feeling like you just wasted a bunch of time? If you're like most of us then the answer, unfortunately, is "yes." While this is a common experience, the good news is that it doesn't have to be this way.

Before You Jump Into Entrepreneurship, Browse These Tips for Success


If you were to ask 10 different entrepreneurs why they took the leap into business ownership, you’d get 10 completely different reasons. Whatever your reason may be, you are considering taking the plunge into entrepreneurship — and you are reasonably wary.

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The Three Ways HR Makes Employment More Profitable


HR covers a lot of territory—much of it cluttered with paperwork—but it really does have a precise business purpose. The point of HR is to make employment more profitable. HR does this in three fundamental ways. First, HR protects the organization against employment-related lawsuits and fines.

Understanding the Value of a Good Employee Onboarding Experience


Starting a new job is both exhilarating and nerve-wracking and what happens in those first days, and even in those early months, sets the stage for an employee’s future with the company.

Strategic Recruitment Marketing Made Simple

Speaker: Andrew Levy, Employer Branding and Recruitment Marketing Senior Director, Employera

By streamlining your marketing efforts through simple mindset shifts and automation, you will be on your way to a more efficient talent acquisition process. Join Employera’s Employer Branding and Recruitment Marketing Senior Director Andrew Levy as he discusses how to analyze your current marketing practices and transform them to ensure your candidates turn into employees.

10 Ways to Express Your Gratitude to Your Employees


Do you love your team? Do you find yourself wondering how you’d ever succeed without them? We hope you do, and if so, you should let them know it! company culture hr

Why Employees Abandon Their Jobs and How to Prevent It


In December, The Washington Post. reported on an odd, eyebrow-raising phenomenon in the working world: employees are “ghosting” their employers. If you’re unfamiliar with the term, ghosting is an unfortunately common practice in the dating scene.

Don't Make These 5 Payroll Mistakes


Payroll is complicated. Accuracy and timeliness are of paramount importance and there is no room for error. Despite this fact, mistakes happen and the price employers pay for these mistakes can be costly.

How Conducting Exit Interviews Can Help Increase Retention


The exit interview is a conversation with a departing employee about their time at the company and the reason for their departure. It’s completely optional, but some employers conduct them to learn about workplace issues they may want to address.

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5 Key Aspects of Accurate Human Resource Management Systems Pricing

Simplify your software evaluation process with this free Human resource Management Systems software pricing guide! Don't let price confusion keep you from selecting the best HR software for your organization's needs. Download your free guide today!

How to Reduce Absenteeism


Taking time away from work is good for the health and morale of employees. When they can rest during an illness, recuperate after an injury, or tend to affairs in their personal lives, they’re better able to focus at work and engage in the tasks at hand.

5 Ways to Lower Labor Costs-- Without Cutting Staff


One of the most-asked questions by business owners everywhere is, “How can I lower my operating costs?” It is of particular importance to small and medium sized businesses which have the added pressure of going up against large corporations.

2018: Year in Review


It has been an exciting year for us here at ScalePEO. There is so much that we are proud of and thankful for that it’s hard to list them all. However, we’ve managed to pick out a few of our favorite highlights from the year

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Top 4 Business Functions You Can Outsource


Now that you’ve solidified your 2019 goals and are working on making the new year a prosperous one, it might be time to take a look at what internal operations you can outsource in order to focus on those goals. Outsource Payroll Recruiting

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Stop Ghosting Your Candidates!

Speaker: Vanessa Raath, Freelance Sourcer & Sourcing Trainer, International Keynote Speaker

You will learn the best practices for maintaining constant communication between the recruiter and the candidate from the time they submit their job application, right up to their first few days as a new hire. Join international Keynote Speaker & Sourcing Trainer Vanessa Raath to learn how you can encourage your recruiters to provide feedback throughout the recruitment process.

Busting 5 Common Myths About Payroll


Misconceptions about payroll pose some of the biggest, most costly ramifications to a business owner. Below we have listed five incorrect or outdated things we hear about payroll again and again. Read on to see if you have fallen victim to any of these falsehoods and learn what you can do about it.

Picking the Best Payroll Schedule for Your Company


Before you can choose the best payroll schedule for your business you must first learn about the available options and the pros and cons of each. Listed below are the four most common payroll schedules in the United States. Payroll

7 Ways to Know if Your Company Needs a PEO


With so much on their plate, it is not uncommon for business leaders to become so bogged down with the day-today tasks of running their company that they no longer have time to focus on growing their company.

How to Measure The Real Cost of Employee Turnover


Employee turnover is expensive—more so than you might think. According to a recent survey by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) , the average cost-per-hire is $4,129.

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