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USCIS Increases Validity Period of Employment Authorization Documents

USCIS Increases Validity Period of Employment Authorization Documents

By Amy L. Peck with Jackson Lewis P.C.   USCIS is increasing the maximum validity period to five years for initial and renewal Employment Authorization Documents (EADs) for certain categories of applicants, including noncitizens with pending adjustment of status...

What Is the ERC Gross Receipts Test?

What Is the ERC Gross Receipts Test?

ERC (also known as ERTC) is a refundable tax credit giving businesses up to $26,000 per employee on their payroll. There are a number of ways to qualify for the credit, including the ERC gross receipts test.  The Employee Retention Credit (ERC) is a payroll tax refund...

What Is the SECURE Act 2.0? How It Impacts Businesses

What Is the SECURE Act 2.0? How It Impacts Businesses

American workers are struggling to save for retirement. In fact, only 43% of non-retired adults expect to be financially comfortable in retirement, according to a 2023 survey by Gallup. That same survey reveals that nearly half (48%) of workers expect that a workplace...

Maximizing ROI: How Hiring Remote Workers Can Benefit Small Businesses

Maximizing ROI: How Hiring Remote Workers Can Benefit Small Businesses

In today's ever-changing business landscape, remote work has emerged as a game-changer, especially for small businesses looking to optimize their return on investment (ROI). There are financial advantages of hiring remote workers for small business owners. Learn about...

The Great Workplace Exodus: How Flexibility Became the New Norm

The Great Workplace Exodus: How Flexibility Became the New Norm

In the ever-evolving world of work, flexibility has become a cornerstone of employee satisfaction and retention. Recent research paints a compelling picture of how the demand for flexible schedules is reshaping the employment landscape. From increased attrition rates...

Mastering Employee Onboarding: A Critical Element of Talent Retention

Mastering Employee Onboarding: A Critical Element of Talent Retention

In today's competitive job market, attracting and retaining top talent has become a paramount concern for businesses of all sizes. With the unemployment rate at historic lows, companies simply cannot afford to overlook the importance of effective employee onboarding....

Behavioral Interviewing: Practical Tips for Employers

Behavioral Interviewing: Practical Tips for Employers

Behavioral interviewing is a popular approach used by employers to assess candidates during the hiring process. It involves asking specific questions that prompt candidates to provide examples of their past behavior in relevant situations. By understanding how...

Elevating Employee Onboarding: From Compliance to Engagement

Elevating Employee Onboarding: From Compliance to Engagement

The process of onboarding new employees is a pivotal moment in their professional journey. However, a recent Gallup survey showed that only 12% of employees strongly agree that their organization excels at onboarding. This statistic highlights a significant...

The Essence of Human Leadership: Empathy and Belonging

The Essence of Human Leadership: Empathy and Belonging

In the realm of leadership, a recurring theme emerges—one that calls for leaders to be more human, to connect on a deeper level, and to foster belonging within their organizations. But what does it truly mean to be a more human leader, and how does this concept tie...

Choosing Identity Over Purpose: Building Strong Organizational Culture

Choosing Identity Over Purpose: Building Strong Organizational Culture

When it comes to fostering unity and performance in an organization, the third rule, "Choose Identity Over Purpose," from the book Belonging Rules: Five Crucial Actions That Build Unity and Foster Performance may seem counterintuitive. In a world where companies...

The Secret Weapon to Attract More Job Applicants: Earned Wage Access

The Secret Weapon to Attract More Job Applicants: Earned Wage Access

In today's competitive job market, employers are constantly seeking innovative ways to attract top talent. One often overlooked but highly effective strategy is offering earned wage access (EWA) as a benefit. EWA provides employees with the option to access a portion...

The Remote Work Revolution: A Glimpse into Changing Job Preferences

The Remote Work Revolution: A Glimpse into Changing Job Preferences

In the ever-evolving landscape of the modern workplace, remote work has emerged as a game-changer, reshaping the dynamics of employment. With the advent of technology and changing preferences, job seekers are increasingly gravitating towards roles that offer remote...

1099 Vs. W-2 Employees: What’s The Difference?

1099 Vs. W-2 Employees: What’s The Difference?

Growing your team is exciting. Adding new workers can grow your business’ profits. But which is the right decision for your business, adding 1099 contract workers or W-2 employees? It’s important to know the differences between each type of worker because there are...

Employee Advances: Uncovering Hidden Costs and Empowering Employers

Employee Advances: Uncovering Hidden Costs and Empowering Employers

Last year, ZayZoon, an On-Demand Pay company, embarked on an extraordinary 75-day RV tour across 21 states, with a mission to foster a sense of ownership and strengthen their team. Bringing along 41 ZayZoon team members for different segments of the journey, they...

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