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7 Risk Management Tips for Your Roofing Company

Harbor America - Apr 17, 2018 7:00:00 AM

Your roofing company's success and reputation hinge upon your ability to provide high-quality roofing services while simultaneously minimizing risks for your employees. You can mitigate risks for your roofing company by investing in the proper training, equipment, and best practices established by leaders in the roofing industry. Below are seven risk management tips for your roofing company.

Topics: HR- Workplace Hazards- Tips for Small Business Owners- Tips for Roofing Business Owners

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The Realities and Challenges of a Multigenerational Workforce

Harbor America - Apr 10, 2018 7:00:00 AM

Once upon a time, HR managers preferred to hire the more experienced candidate over the well-educated. These days they are being forced to take education in lieu of experience, leaving a workforce heavy on theory and light on practice. The fact is, the steeper learning curve, the shorter it is; with less time to get inexperienced team members on board and up to speed. Making the situation even more complex, is the lack of middle management in many organizations. In this article, we will take a look at the demographic reality of today's workforce, and discuss strategies for hiring, managing, and training those with less experience. 

Topics: Employee Retention- HR Tips- Hiring

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Tips to Keep Your Construction Site Safe

Harbor America - Apr 3, 2018 7:00:00 AM

Running a construction site can be quite stressful. You may have more employees than you can keep track of, multiple pieces of equipment being used, and heavy pieces of construction material being moved around. Even if you don't know anything about the construction industry, this sounds dangerous.

Topics: Construction- Safety

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5 Tips for Running Your Family-Owned Construction Business

Harbor America - Mar 27, 2018 7:00:00 AM

Do you run a family-owned construction business? While having members of your own family work for you has several benefits, it also comes with its own unique challenges. In addition to managing employees who aren't part of your family, you may have to handle family conflicts at work. What's more, you'll probably need to choose a younger family member to take your place when you retire. Here are five basic tips for running a family-owned construction business and avoiding common problems:

Topics: Construction- HR Tips- Tips for Small Business Owners

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Small Business Human Resource Mistakes that You Need to Avoid

Harbor America - Mar 20, 2018 7:00:00 AM

As a small business owner, you have to wear so many hats. Not only do you have to focus on revenue and customer service, you also have to keep track of your paperwork while finding time to market your business. If you have employees, there is even more work. You have to run your own Human Resources department.

Topics: Save Time and Money- HR Tips- Tips for Small Business Owners

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Financial Wellness Benefits: Should You Offer Them to Your Employees?

Harbor America - Mar 13, 2018 7:00:00 AM

The 2017 Employee Financial Wellness Survey by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) found that 53% of employees are stressed about their financial situation, and only 45% say they would be able to meet their basic expenses if they were unemployed for an extended time. Their financial concerns affect everything from their health to their relationships to their productivity at work.

Topics: Employee Retention- Human Resources- HR- employee morale- HR Tips- Tips for Small Business Owners- Benefits

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5 Ways to Streamline Business Operations in 2018

Harbor America - Mar 6, 2018 9:30:00 AM

If you're like many small business owners, you may be inclined to take on too much responsibility and make things more complicated than they should be. As a result, valuable time is wasted and you're less productive. Confident small business people realize the key to being successful is found in using their time wisely. Here are five ways you can streamline business operations in 2018 in order to save serious time, make more money and meet more of your goals.  

Topics: PEO- Save Time and Money- HR Tips- Tips for Small Business Owners

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Top Reasons to Run Pre-Employment Background Checks

Harbor America - Feb 27, 2018 9:30:00 AM

When it's time to hire a new employee, there are so many steps to the process that sometimes it can seem a bit overwhelming. Wading through applications, conducting countless interviews, checking numerous references, and let's not forget all of the paperwork you have to do! It all seems a bit much at times, doesn't it?

Topics: Background Checks- HR Tips

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Guidelines for Hiring the Best Construction Employees

Harbor America - Feb 27, 2018 7:00:00 AM

If you're a construction owner searching for new employees, you know there's a problem when it comes to finding qualified workers. As it's becoming more challenging to attract good employees to the construction industry, employers need to find ways to draw the most capable and experienced people to their companies. Here are some basic guidelines for hiring the best construction employees:

Topics: Employee Retention- PEO- Construction- HR- HR Tips- Hiring

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4 HR Challenges to Look out for in 2018

Harbor America - Feb 20, 2018 9:30:00 AM

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A new year is the perfect time to evaluate and make adjustments to current Human Resources operations. For the new year, there are some interesting trends and challenges within the HR world to look out for. Keep these trends and potential challenges in mind as you set your HR strategy for the next year:

Topics: Employee Retention- Human Resources- HR- boosting morale

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