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August 6, 2020
With unemployment at record highs in Hawaii due to COVID-19 shutdowns, many people may be considering starting that business they have long d...
July 23, 2020
We don’t need to tell you that the Covid-19 pandemic has caused the biggest changes in the way we work than anything else we have experienced...
July 16, 2020
There is no doubt that we’re living through a difficult time right now. Many small business owners, in particular, are experiencing high leve...
July 9, 2020
COVID-19 has created many challenges for entrepreneurs and their employees. Many are worried about how long they can hold on with partial or ...
July 2, 2020
Small businesses have been heavily affected by the COVID-19 pandemic; and mostly not for the better. Each industry is having its own challeng...
June 25, 2020
On Monday, June 15, the Small Business Administration (SBA) announced that they were reopening applications from small businesses for Economi...
June 18, 2020
All around the world, and maybe especially in the U.S., entrepreneurship is valued and admired. Everyone loves a rags to riches story about a...
June 11, 2020
With large parts of the economy affected by state-wide shutdowns for COVID-19, many small businesses needed help to stay afloat and to keep t...
June 4, 2020
Company culture are the values and behaviors that make up the unique social and psychological environment of a business. Company culture is i...
May 28, 2020
HR has always been an important role in an organization but it has also changed over the years based on current workplace and technological t...
May 21, 2020
Even as Hawaii slowly reopens and employees return to work, there is a high likelihood that more employers will decide to give their workers ...
May 14, 2020
While Hawaii’s stay at home order has been extended through May 31st, Oahu retail business re-openings will begin on May 15. If things go wel...
May 7, 2020
One of the best things about providing outsourced human resources services on Oahu is getting to know the local business owners and managers ...
April 30, 2020
Entrepreneurs are a major part of Hawaii’s economic engine and competition among entrepreneurs is what drives innovation and fuels markets. E...
April 23, 2020
Entrepreneurship has exploded over the last couple of decades. Between 1990 and 2014, 27 million Americans started or were running new busine...
April 16, 2020
These are uncertain times. Most of us are feeling anxious about the situation we’re in because of the COVID-19 pandemic. For some it’s the st...
April 9, 2020
Many small business owners across Hawaii are struggling right now due to the necessary measures in place to prevent COVID-19 from ravaging ou...
March 26, 2020
According to Gallup, 43 percent of workers already worked from home at least part of the time before the Coronavirus hit us like a ton of bri...
March 20, 2020
We are living through a difficult time. Personal lives and businesses have been affected by COVID-19 (coronavirus) in all kinds of ways. Busi...
March 12, 2020
It’s natural for people to feel scared as news about the rapid spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) and increasing death toll is being reported b...
March 6, 2020
You’d have to be living in total media isolation to be unaware of COVID-19 (more commonly described as Coronavirus.) On January 30, 2020, the...
February 25, 2020
With the rise of the gig economy and increased demand for contract workers, there are more freelance workers than ever. But entrepreneurs hav...
February 20, 2020
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the definition of a healthy workplace is a work environment “in which workers and the emplo...
February 13, 2020
Once a business has employees, HR tasks emerge. In many cases, a small business owner will try to handle HR tasks on their own for as long as...
February 7, 2020
Like any labor-intensive industry, construction companies rely on great workers and managers to get the job done for their clients. The const...
January 30, 2020
We’ve heard a lot about the gig economy in the last few years, but what is it exactly? The gig economy is a labor market where people are wor...
January 24, 2020
There is a long list of federal, state and even local labor laws that every business owner must comply with in order to avoid legal issues. T...
January 16, 2020
A Professional Employer Organization (PEO) partners with small to medium-sized businesses to handle its HR needs from payroll to risk managem...
January 11, 2020
The holiday season is over and it’s the start of a brand-new year, which makes it a great time to focus on some HR tips that will make 2020 t...
December 27, 2019
One of the best things about providing outsourced human resources services on Oahu is getting to know the local business owners and managers ...
December 20, 2019
As technology plays a bigger and bigger role in businesses and personal life, HR departments are evolving to meet modern business needs. Arti...
December 13, 2019
It’s mid-December and that means we’re in full-on getting ready for the holiday’s mode. There are work parties happening every weekend and em...
December 5, 2019
The holidays tend to be a very busy time for people as they buy gifts for friends and family, travel to see loved ones, show up at holiday co...
November 27, 2019
One of the best things about providing outsourced human resources services on Oahu is getting to know the local business owners and managers ...
November 22, 2019
In Hawaii, the hospitality industry is king. Hawaii welcomes millions of tourists to its shores every year, raking in important tax dollars f...
November 15, 2019
2020 is almost here so it’s a great time for the HR team to think about HR trends that will affect their work next year. Expect these trends ...
November 11, 2019
Every day, a large percentage of the world's population is embracing changes brought by the new digital era. These changes did a great deal i...
November 6, 2019
For many businesses, open enrollment is in full swing so it’s a good time to double check that all required notices have been provided or get...
November 4, 2019
One of the best things about providing outsourced human resources services on Oahu is getting to know the local business owners and managers ...
October 17, 2019
HR handles a wide range of important tasks for businesses on a daily, weekly, monthly and annual basis. Throughout the year, HR must also sta...
October 13, 2019
The human resources department plays a very important role in a business or organization. HR experts are in charge of many tasks including hi...
October 4, 2019
Open enrollment is a period of time - commonly 2-4 weeks, once per year in the last quarter - when employees of companies and organizations c...
September 26, 2019
Company culture is what gives each company a unique personality. The culture creates the environment in which your employees will work and it...
September 23, 2019
One of the best things about providing outsourced human resources services on Oahu is getting to know the local business owners and managers ...
September 17, 2019
With Hawaii’s unemployment rate at historic lows, the competition for great employees is at an all-time high. One of the most important ways ...
September 12, 2019
While HR tasks have many overlaps from industry to industry, there are also needs and concerns specific to each industry. We’d like to addres...
August 29, 2019
While more and more small businesses are partnering with Professional Employer Organizations (PEOs), many more are in the process of deciding...
August 22, 2019
Many businesses do well by targeting the domestic or local market but exporting can be a great way to grow a business by selling products and...
August 15, 2019
Entrepreneurs who are ready to grow their team need to make lots of decisions; including the types of employees they need to hire, the pay st...
August 8, 2019
Small businesses are an important part of the economy and they employ millions of Americans. According to data from the Census Bureau's Annua...
July 25, 2019
Many small business owners feel overwhelmed by employee benefits or discouraged by the price. The reality is that with unemployment at histor...
July 19, 2019
Really getting to know your customers is a great way to build customer loyalty and extend the customer life cycle. Most businesses rely on cu...
July 11, 2019
Entrepreneurs are innovative and creative by nature but studies show that these traits are stifled when they don’t know how to manage tension...
July 2, 2019
The biggest holiday in July is the 4th of July. It’s a national holiday, which means huge numbers of workers have the day off to celebrate ou...
June 28, 2019
With extremely low unemployment rates in Hawaii, it’s more important than ever to treat job candidates and employees with respect. Treating p...
June 20, 2019
Two of the most important things an aspiring entrepreneur can do to make their business a reality is to create a business plan and a marketin...
June 18, 2019
Summer safety is just important as summer fun. Here are some top tips for BBQ Safety...It happens every year. The weather gets warmer, m...
June 15, 2019
With a belief that entrepreneurship and innovation can help to build a diversified and resilient economy, Hawaii state government has set its...
June 6, 2019
Launching a small business is a busy and exciting time for entrepreneurs. Once a business is ready to launch, it’s time to interview job cand...
May 30, 2019
Summer internships can be a great way for students or recent graduates to see if they like a job or industry and it can lead to the opportuni...
May 23, 2019
Summer interns offer many benefits to employers including reducing employee workload and helping managers learn about managing the next young...