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How to Legally Lower One Employer Tax

Take a quick glance at this chart. And ask yourself. What is my company paying?

Annual unemployment insurance tax for 50 employees

State

Lowest Rate

Highest Rate

Arizona

$105

$31,185

California

$5,250

$21,700

Colorado

$12,993

$58,987

Florida

$350

$18,900

Illinois

$3,564

$50,220

Indiana

$2,399

$35,502 ...


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The One Tax Rate You Can Control

Take a quick glance at this chart. And ask yourself. Where should my company be?

Range for unemployment insurance tax. Ten employee Firm
StateLowHigh
Arizona$21$5,453
California$1,050$4,340
Colorado$2,510$11,410
Florida$170$3,780
Illinois$710$10,230
Texas$420$6,740

With a small ...


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3 Ways Inaccurate Job Descriptions Are Like Zombies

In Case of the Walking Dead...

Job descriptions outline the road map to success, touching every aspect of the employee experience from hiring, to compensation, to directing and managing performance. Too many times they’re placed on a shelf and left to rot… just like Zombies.

Zombies are apocalyptic creatures destined to destroy the earth. Inaccurate job descriptions can have a ...


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Holy Stress Reducer, Batman! Thanks for the New Job Title!

Batman is more than just a pretty face. He knows that well-written job descriptions can have a significant, positive impact on business. They can increase profits, customer loyalty and employee satisfaction. Additionally, they can reduce turnover. That’s why Batman keeps his sidekick Robin’s job description up to date.

Recently, Batman learned that job ...


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Feedback Increases Employee Engagement

Engaged employees produce better organizational results. That’s a fact.

Research by Gallop shows that engaged employees are more productive and their companies are more profitable. When employees are disengaged, customers suffer and are more likely to leave.

Managers play a critical role in driving engagement and feedback is key. Positive feedback produces the highest ...


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How to Determine if Corrective Action is Warranted

Is Corrective Action is Warranted?

Employees mess up. They act out, violate policies, mishandle orders, behave rudely toward customers.

While not all issues require corrective action, others significantly impact your business, necessitating formal documentation.

How do you decide when corrective action is needed? There are two general occasions. When the employee:

  1. Continuously fails to meet expectations or
  2. Engages in gross ...

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Top 5 Benefits of Handling Disciplinary Actions Quickly

Prevent absenteeism with Corrective Notices

Disciplining employees is tough, even for the most experienced managers. Rather than dealing with the conflict, it’s tempting to ignore the problem. Maybe:

  • No one else will notice
  • The problem will correct itself
  • The employee will quit or move to another department

Nothing good comes from ignoring disciplinary issues.

  • Problems escalate
  • Other employees exhibit ...

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4 Tips for Writing Employee Evaluation Phrases

4 Tips for Writing Employee Evaluation Phrases

It’s easy to spot a poorly written performance review. Take a look at the following comments from real employee reviews.

Comments from Actual Employee Reviews

  • His men would follow him anywhere…but only out of morbid curiosity.
  • This young lady has delusions of adequacy.
  • He sets low personal standards and then consistently fails to ...

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Machine Shop Improves Company Performance With Employee Performance Reviews

Machine Shop Improves Company Performance With Employee Performance Reviews

Implementing an effective performance review system can positively impact your company’s performance[1].

Doug McGill, owner of McGill Machine Works in Schaumburg, Illinois, can speak to this first hand (mmw-inc.com). He built a state of the art manufacturing facility from an operation that started in his garage.

Doug’s company provides precision-engineered components ...


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Medical Practice Uses JuvodHR For Performance Reviews and Job Descriptions

Medical Practice Uses JuvodHR For Performance Reviews and Job Descriptions

Dr. Lowell Weil Jr. is President of the leading Chicago-based Weil Foot and Ankle Institute. His dedication to utilizing the latest research and most advanced technology is one of the reasons he was interested in using JuvodHR.

“With a growing organization, we needed a fresh approach to the way we did performance reviews, something that ...


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