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Developing a Marketing Culture

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Amy HerveyOriginally published in PEO Insider, May/June 2017

Marketing is not rocket science, but it does have a lot of moving parts and the potential to make your company look unprofessional, inconsistent, or just plain confusing if it’s not done well. It takes a long time to create, promote, and establish your logo, tagline, and “voice,” so it’s wise to invest in protecting these items as part of your company’s image and communications.

As one of the most easily recognized logos on the planet, the Nike “Swoosh” is a textbook example of successful brand identity. Originally founded as Blue Ribbon Sports (BRS) in 1964, the company became Nike in May of 1971. Since then, the “Just Do It” tagline and the Swoosh logo have graced countless athletic items and are among the most-recognized—and best-protected—brand properties in the world.

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Robust economy hits home run for Staff One HR

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By Bill Hethcock, Staff Writer, Dallas Business Journal

As companies grow, there comes a time when they need to figure out how to better handle their human resources function. That’s where full-service human resources outsourcing company Staff One HR comes in.

As companies grow, there comes a time when they need to figure out how to better handle their human resources function. That’s where full-service human resources outsourcing company Staff One HR comes in.

The Dallas-based firm has seen annual growth in the 20 percent to 30 percent range in each of the last three years by helping companies reduce employee turnover, eliminate liability, and reinvest their time and focus in their core business so they can outpace the competition, CEO Mark Sinatra told the Dallas Business Journal in an interview. Continue reading “Robust economy hits home run for Staff One HR”

ACA Repeal, Comp Time Bill Underway

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What’s Happening…

On May 4, 2017, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the American Health Care Act (AHCA) by a narrow margin, 217 to 213. This legislation will now go to the Senate, where more changes are expected.
Also this week, the House passed a bill (227 to 197) to allow private-sector employers the flexibility to offer compensatory time (“Comp Time”) off to employees instead of overtime pay.

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New I-9 Forms Required January 22 — Are You Ready?

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Beginning January 22, 2017, all U.S. businesses will be required to use the new Form I-9, released on November 14, 2016 by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).  Check out How to complete an I-9 form, a 9-minute tutorial by HR Manager Mallory Basore, PHR, SHRM-CP.  She not only discusses features of the new form, but provides tips on potential pitfalls that could result in penalties.

What is Form I-9, anyway?  The I-9 form, also known as the Employment Eligibility Verification Form, is provided by the U.S. federal government for employers to use in verifying that job applicants are eligible for employment in the United States.  This form is required for every employee hired after November 6, 1986.

What’s different about the new form?  The new I-9 form replaces the 2013 version, and can be completed online, although it must be printed and signed.  Several other upgrades have been made to the document to help employers avoid common mistakes that could result in penalties.

Want more info?  Watch Avoid Costly I-9 Mistakes and subscribe to our “HR Updates in 2 Minutes or Less series.”

Contact us to learn more about our services:  Email impact@staffone.com, or call 1.800.771.7823.

8 Great Ways to Improve Your Company Culture

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8 great ways to improve company cultureCompany culture and employee engagement must begin at the highest levels of an organization.  A grassroots movement from rank-and-file employees cannot be successful if the company’s leaders are not on board.  When your C-level team shows enthusiasm and willingness to participate in company events, allocate funds for team-building activities, and listen to and act on feedback from employees at all levels, your company culture will indeed thrive.

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Judge Temporarily Blocks DOL’s OT Regulations

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What’s happening…

On November 22, 2016, U.S. District Court Judge Amos Mazzant III issued a preliminary injunction temporarily blocking the Department of Labor (DOL) from implementing revised white collar overtime exemptions. The regulatory revisions, which would have become effective December 1, 2016, would have doubled to $47,476 the salary threshold for exemption from overtime pay. Continue reading “Judge Temporarily Blocks DOL’s OT Regulations”

Business Owners: What is your greatest fear?

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Business owner biggest fearFear is behind far too many of the decisions we make each day.  We fear being rejected by a love interest, we fear being ostracized at work, we fear that our project will not turn out as planned, and we sometimes let fear paralyze our progress, keeping us from attempting something beyond our comfort zones. Continue reading “Business Owners: What is your greatest fear?”

Inc. Magazine Unveils 35th Annual List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies–the Inc. 5000

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For the 2nd Time, Staff One HR Appears on the Inc. 5000 list, Ranking No. 3,552 with Three-Year Sales Growth of 89%

NEW YORK, Aug. 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Inc. magazine today ranked Staff One HR No. 3,552 on its 35th annual Inc. 5000, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment— its independent small businesses. Companies such as Microsoft, Dell, Domino’s Pizza, Pandora, Timberland, LinkedIn, Yelp, Zillow, and many other well-known names gained their first national exposure as honorees of the Inc. 5000. Continue reading “Inc. Magazine Unveils 35th Annual List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies–the Inc. 5000”

PEO Marketing Strategies for a Variety of Markets

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Amy HerveyWhile some PEOs operate in a limited geographic area, others serve clients and worksite employees across the nation. Universally, we strive to build our client base through various forms of marketing.

While its components have changed dramatically over the last 30 years, at its most basic, marketing is simply the way you communicate information about your company and its services. Most marketing efforts can be categorized as branding or lead generation, but in reality, everything you do affects your company’s brand. From the color and style of your company logo to the design of your website, and from the proposals you present to the appearance and style of the people delivering them, every single aspect either strengthens your brand or chips away at it. Continue reading “PEO Marketing Strategies for a Variety of Markets”