Comprehensive listing of federal, state poster requirements for employers

The purpose of this article is to keep dental employers informed of the poster requirements mandated by state and federal law. It is important to comply with the information posting requirement and ensure staff access to the information. The posters should be displayed in “plain viewing sight.” The following is a comprehensive list of state… Continue Reading Comprehensive listing of federal, state poster requirements for employers

Maximizing your team-building activities

Stronger teams produce stronger results. High levels of team cooperation and amity can lead to higher levels of productivity and ROI. Pick the activity that works best for your team. Select an activity that your team will find fun and engaging. It’s hard to get people motivated through “forced fun.” Communication is everything. Team building… Continue Reading Maximizing your team-building activities

How to make good use of your employee handbook

Employee handbooks are a nifty communication and reference tool for the workplace, but only if they’re used and not collecting dust on some physical (or digital) shelf. A handbook is only as good as what it does. At the minimum, it should do the following: Introduce employees to the fundamentals of your organization’s culture—the beliefs… Continue Reading How to make good use of your employee handbook

Your WDA membership now includes free HR help!

The Wisconsin Dental Association, through the WDA Insurance & Services Corp., has added a new benefit for members – free access to Mineral’s human resources and compliance tools, as well as Mineral Experts, on-call HR and legal experts that provide personalized guidance to dental offices and other small businesses. “We’re very excited to offer this… Continue Reading Your WDA membership now includes free HR help!

The importance of immediately documenting performance problems

The importance of documenting performance problems as they occur cannot be overstated. Although this requires meeting with the employee and discussing the issue, which will almost certainly be uncomfortable, it’s your best defense to a wrongful termination claim should the employee feel litigious after termination. Too many employers rely on the concept of employment at-will… Continue Reading The importance of immediately documenting performance problems

HR Termination and Quitting FAQs

The Human Resource professionals at ThinkHR receive many questions every day. Here are two questions they received recently concerning termination of employees and employees quitting. WHY TERMINATION ALWAYS COME WITH RISK Question I’ve heard it said that termination always comes with risk. What does that mean? Answer It means there’s always a risk that a… Continue Reading HR Termination and Quitting FAQs

COVID-19 Crisis Response Center

Coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to challenge employers. Right now employers feel isolated. But, they’re not alone. ThinkHR and Mammoth have been fielding thousands of coronavirus-related questions from business owners. And, we’re jointly making our essential COVID-19 crisis management resources available for free to all employers in need. We have gathered resources and materials here to help you navigate the new… Continue Reading COVID-19 Crisis Response Center

Cybersecurity Part 4: Viruses and Malware

Corporate networks in companies of all sizes are under siege by a growing number of increasingly sophisticated attacks from cyber criminals across the world. These attacks can happen at any time, both to your business or to you personally on your own private networks. There are steps you can take to reduce the risks as… Continue Reading Cybersecurity Part 4: Viruses and Malware