Author : Jonathan Pocius

Revolutionizing Human Resources

Revolutionzing Human Resources: The Power of HR Technology and Automation Human Resources (HR) department play a critical role in managing the most valuable asset of any organization: its people. However, traditional HR processes are often time-consuming, prone to errors, and hindered by manual tasks. The emergence of HR technology and automation has revolutionized the way... View Article

July 5, 2023 / / By

The Power Of Performance Management

In today’s fast-paced and highly competitive business landscape, organizations must continuously enhance their performance and adapt to changing market demands. To achieve sustainable success, companies must implement effective performance management systems that provide timely and constructive feedback to employees. Performance management and feedback are crucial tools that empower individuals and teams to reach their full... View Article

June 22, 2023 / / By

Vacation Etiquette for Employees: Maximizing Relaxation and Respect

Taking a vacation is an essential aspect of maintaining a healthy work-life balance. However, it’s important for employees to observe certain vacation etiquette to ensure a smooth transition and foster a positive work environment. By following a few simple guidelines, employees can enjoy their time off while demonstrating respect for their colleagues and maintaining professionalism.... View Article

May 24, 2023 / / By

Employee Burnout

The Fast and the Furious? Not all burnouts are in the movies! If you haven’t seen at least one of the F&F franchise of movies, here’s a spoiler alert. They drive cars, all kinds of cars, fast and furiously. I wonder how much of the $250 million budget for Fate of the Furious was spent... View Article

May 11, 2023 / / By

Multi-State Employee Headaches

With the ever-changing workforce, it is extremely common for Employers to have employees in multiple states.  This is becoming so common, and so are the headaches it is creating for Employers to deal with.  Pre-Covid, most Employers had 2-3 States to deal with.  Now with remote work, our average Employer has 5-6 States. The biggest... View Article

May 9, 2023 / / By

Is Remote Work Dead?

There are countless articles out on the interwebz declaring that remote work is dead.  Is it?  The real question to ask is why is remote work such a thing, who used it in the past and why are there a ton of topics saying remote work is dead. Remote work has always been a “thing”,... View Article

April 24, 2023 / / By

Know Your Rules

Ignorance is no excuse! Why even small employers need to know the rules. Small employers sometimes think that “the rules” don’t apply to them because of their size. While that may be true of some employment laws, it’s easy to get on the wrong side of the rules that do. John has a CPA firm... View Article

April 24, 2023 / / By

Company Culture

Company Culture is something many small businesses “poo poo.”  I hear things like, “I have five employees; what do I need to worry about Company Culture for?!”  Unfortunately, those are the businesses we routinely get “complex” HR problems from and the ones that end up having the most problems with their staff. Remember, a good... View Article

April 10, 2023 / / By

Civility in the workplace

 “Keep a Civil Tongue in Your Head!” Civility in the Workplace Ever wonder what keeps employees showing up daily (besides a paycheck)? What makes work satisfying depends on the person. Some people are excited to learn new things; some like to engage with a customer and make that sale; some show up because the coffee... View Article

March 15, 2023 / / By

A New Year – A New Beginning

Happy New Year to all!  A New Year does not resolve itself to the resolutions we make or even the events that occur.  Much of life is out of our control, and the only thing we can control is how we respond.  Whether we are met with a pandemic, a slowing economy, or other events,... View Article

February 23, 2023 / / By

Future of Work

I have been having more and more conversations with business owners and accountants about the future of the workforce.  Pre-COVID, businesses ran a certain way.  Everything has changed since then, and many businesses struggle to understand why and what is changing. The most prominent of these changes can be condensed into three items: 1. Compliance... View Article

January 5, 2023 / / By

The ten rules on how to do Payroll

10 Rules On How To Do Payroll Many new employers are fantastic at what they do. They are amazing Doctors, amazing Mechanics, they are fantastic at what they do. These employers jump into business and are met head on with the harsh reality that payroll is more than just clicking a “submit button” or receiving... View Article

December 18, 2022 / / By