Beware These Interview Pitfalls

Beware These Interview Pitfalls

Inappropriate Interview Questions These can include inquiries about a candidate’s age, sex, race or religious preference. If a question doesn’t relate to the qualifications of a job, it doesn’t belong in an interview. Often what you want to learn...
Why Job Descriptions Are Necessary

Why Job Descriptions Are Necessary

Many job descriptions distort the actual importance of a job. Others neglect discussing acceptable performance standards. Still others are incredibly vague about duties. For these and other reasons, many HR professionals never refer to them. So do job descriptions...
Write Off Uncollected Debt

Write Off Uncollected Debt

Sometimes customers don’t pay their bills. It’s called uncollected debt. And if you’re an accrual-based taxpayer and you’ve tried everything to get an uncollected debt, you may be able to deduct that uncollected debt in the year it goes bad....
Marketing Tips for a Slow Economy

Marketing Tips for a Slow Economy

In down economies, many companies experience lower sales. So, how do they meet the economic challenge? Whatever else they do, they shouldn’t cut marketing. Increase Marketing During Slow Economies A study by Penn State’s College of Business found that a...
5 Sensitive Payroll Questions Answered

5 Sensitive Payroll Questions Answered

Payroll is one of the most complex administrative tasks employers face. Here are answers to five very sensitive payroll questions… Q. How do you figure out employee turnover rate? This is easy to calculate, although there are different methods. The Labor Department...