Prepping the Workplace for Generation Z

Millennials have been a workplace buzz word for the last few years and for good reason. Millennials are now an influencing generation in the corporate world by virtue of the sheer numbers of them. (Their population numbers recently eclipsed Baby Boomers.) The oldest Millennials are 35 years old and are now leaders with decision-making power. While businesses were worried about …

Discipline Practices

Business owners want their companies to be as successful as possible. Businesses should be highly functioning, efficient, and run like a well-oiled machine. Employees contribute to the efficiency and success of the business process; however, if they have short comings in their position, it can greatly impact your business. Disciplining these employees might help refocus them and return your business …

Does it seem as though you have two jobs?

StaffScapes gives you the freedom to focus on what you do best; growing your business. As a Professional Employer Organization (PEO) we take legal responsibility for a large part of your day-to-day duties letting you concentrate on your core business. Between running your business and keeping up with ever-increasing administrative responsibilities, you may feel that you actually do have two …

Gift Cards

Gift cards come with a processing fee when purchased at a shopping kiosk.  I was ready to purchase a gift card for a friend at Safeway when I noticed it had a processing fee of $4.95 applied to the purchase at Safeway. If purchased form the retailer directly you pay for only that gift card price. The $25 I-tunes card …

HR for Small Business

HR is more critical for small business than ever before. HR is more critical for small business today than ever before. An external HR department like StaffScapes can help you in your hiring process. From add development to screening to background checks a PEO is the tool a small business needs. It is tough for a small business to hide …

Corporate Tuition Aid May Keep Workers Loyal

Finally, there is quantifiable support for the idea that training employees is good for retaining your employees. Employers have often maintained that if they train their employees, the employees will just leave and go to another company. In effect, employers say that paying for employee training is a waste of money because the employee may end up working for the …

Workplace Discipline & Employment-at-Will

Even with “employment-at-will” protections, problems can arise when terminating employees. Employers that take the “employment-at-will” concept too literally can be looking at potential legal difficulties.  If a complaint is brought to court then a human factor from judges and juries come into play. The human factor can eliminate the “black and whiteness” of the employment-at-will concept and put you in …