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8 10, 2020

As Post COVID-19 Hiring Ramps Up, Here Are Documents Your New Employee Should Sign

2020-10-08T11:21:17-04:00October 8th, 2020|Monthly Newsletter|0 Comments

As Post COVID-19 Hiring Ramps Up, Here Are Documents Your New Employee Should Sign As the economy adjusts to life with COVID, employment is on the rise. US businesses added 1.37 million jobs in August, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. With this positive hiring trend, it’s time for employers to review and update [...]

23 09, 2020

Updating Your Employee Handbook for the Recent Supreme Court LGBTQ Decision

2020-09-25T09:58:19-04:00September 23rd, 2020|Monthly Newsletter|0 Comments

Updating Your Employee Handbook for the Recent Supreme Court LGBTQ Decision The recent Supreme Court ruling on LGBTQ discrimination presents an opportunity for companies to review and update their employee handbook and policies. Pertinent sections for updates include discrimination and harassment, complaint procedures, and dress code. Additionally, employers might consider adding a pronoun section and [...]

23 09, 2020

First Steps to Reducing Legal Threats in Your Business

2020-09-23T14:14:11-04:00September 23rd, 2020|Monthly Newsletter|0 Comments

First Steps to Reducing Legal Threats in Your Business As a small to mid-sized business owner, you probably feel like you’ve done a pretty good job with your vendor and customer contracts, employee procedures, and leases. But when was the last time you reviewed those legal documents? Your company could have unknown legal threats resulting [...]

24 08, 2020

The Importance of a Handbook & Updating Materials

2020-10-15T12:04:58-04:00August 24th, 2020|Monthly Newsletter|Comments Off on The Importance of a Handbook & Updating Materials

The Importance of a Handbook & Updating Materials While legally employers are not required to have an employee handbook, these guidelines are considered good business practice. An employee handbook sets forth company policies and procedures, spells out employment expectations and benefits, and outlines an employee’s rights. They can also protect an employer in a lawsuit, [...]

14 07, 2020

Do Businesses Have Legal Liability for COVID-19 Exposure?

2020-10-15T12:19:30-04:00July 14th, 2020|Monthly Newsletter|0 Comments

Do Businesses Have Legal Liability for COVID-19 Exposure? While Georgia businesses across sectors are now reopening, COVID-19 cases are also skyrocketing. This leaves many business owners worried not only about the health and safety of their staff and customers, but about their legal liability as well.  However, like so many aspects of the pandemic, [...]

2 06, 2020

Recruit to Win: Attracting Rockstar Talent During Uncertainty

2020-10-15T12:06:06-04:00June 2nd, 2020|Monthly Newsletter|0 Comments

Recruit to Win During Uncertainty Starting a business requires expending tremendous energy. Sustaining a business requires much more — and particularly so amid an unsteady and uncertain business climate via the COVID-19 pandemic. In this article we'll discuss how to recruit to win during uncertainty. For most business owners, the pursuit of profit alone [...]

4 05, 2020

Shift Your Mindset from Surviving to Thriving Amid Uncertainty

2020-10-15T12:04:16-04:00May 4th, 2020|Monthly Newsletter|0 Comments

Shift Your Mindset from Surviving to Thriving Amid Uncertainty We are living in unprecedented times and each day is uncertain. After studying 6,000 years of corporate history comparing great versus good, even in extreme economic circumstances, Good to Great author Jim Collins came to this singular conclusion: “[G]reatness is not primarily a matter [...]

18 03, 2019

Recruit to Win: Launching Your Rock Star MVP

2020-10-15T12:10:23-04:00March 18th, 2019|Monthly Newsletter|0 Comments

The MVP of Attracting and Retaining Rock Stars I used to teach ballroom dancing. That job actually paid my way through undergrad. Yet I was once a terrible dancer. Before terrible, I wasn’t even a dancer. I’ve handled millions of dollars of legal transactions for small-to-midsized businesses. Yet I was once a [...]

6 03, 2019

Recruit to Win: Employee Pre-Nups; Don’t Do It!

2020-10-15T12:12:19-04:00March 6th, 2019|Monthly Newsletter|0 Comments

Don't Sign Pre-Nup Contracts With Your Employees — At-Will vs. For-Cause Imagine your surprise. You’re conducting the final interview when the candidate abruptly declares, “We need to sign a pre-nup agreement before I start work here. Not a romantic, actual, pre-nuptial agreement, but a boss-to-employee pre-nup for our working relationship. This is [...]

11 01, 2019

Recruit to Win: Leveraging Social Media

2020-10-15T12:09:33-04:00January 11th, 2019|Monthly Newsletter|0 Comments

Using Social Media to Recruit Top Talent:  Don’t be Afraid! Worldwide, 3.2 billion of your closest friends use social media. As social media use has exploded, so has your opportunity to investigate and recruit employees. Not surprisingly, the growth of social media use far exceeds the pace of laws regarding employers, employees, [...]

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