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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 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 23, 2019
Summer interns offer many benefits to employers including reducing employee workload and helping managers learn about managing the next young...
April 24, 2019
Makai HR, a professional employer organization (PEO) launched by HR industry veteran Dustin Sellers offering outsourced HR services, on Satur...
April 4, 2019
Spring is job fair season and that means recruiters need to be on their A-game. Successful recruiters take the time to create a recruitment s...
March 28, 2019
Over the last several years, more employers have started allowing employees to work remotely. The concept started as a way to give local empl...
February 28, 2019
In today’s job market, Hawaii employers need to offer a competitive benefits package to attract and retain top talent. One of the main benefi...
February 21, 2019
A professional employer organization (PEO) can help with your HR and payroll needs; freeing up time to handle other parts of your business. I...
January 31, 2019
Employee retention should be a top priority for business owners and HR managers because of the cost to recruit and train new employees and th...
January 25, 2019
The cost of labor is usually the biggest cost of doing business; sometimes as high as 70 percent of total business costs. Labor costs include...
January 17, 2019
Small business owners and CEOs of startups are known for wearing many hats – sometimes more than one person can reasonably handle. In some ca...
January 10, 2019
From securing funding to hiring employees and leasing the right space, there are so many things to handle in a startup business. But what abo...
December 27, 2018
The holiday season lines up with end of the year, which means that many HR departments and business owners are busy with end-of-year HR check...
December 20, 2018
So you’ve handled the first set of HR tasks outlined in our Be Prepared with an End of Year HR Checklist blog post including a health insuran...
December 13, 2018
End of year is a busy time for payroll as Hawaii employers get employee data organized for tax season and ready to start the new year. After ...
December 13, 2018
Many retailers will be looking to hire teenagers to ramp up their workforce during the holiday season. Hawaii employers should be aware of th...
November 29, 2018
Terminating an employee is one of the most difficult jobs handled by business owners, managers and Human Resources (HR) departments. The last...
November 23, 2018
As we approach the end of the year, HR managers should be going over each employee’s health care coverage for 2019. Most employees sign up fo...
November 8, 2018
Healthcare enrollment periods have begun and HR departments are looking ahead to 2019 benefit trends in order to retain and recruit top talen...
October 19, 2018
For businesses, the end of the year means handling a long Human Resources (HR) end-of-year checklist. For small businesses that do not have a...
October 4, 2018
Most Hawaii companies just got their health care renewal documents for January 1st, 2019. If you’ve had a chance to read them over you know t...
August 8, 2018
Hiring the best candidate for your job opening can mean the difference between a productive, long-term employee and the need to hire again in...
June 10, 2018
It is a fact of life that despite best efforts to create a safe work environment, some employees will be hurt on the job. Employees in blue a...
May 29, 2018
Hawaii is a progressive state in many ways, including in its health care laws. Decades before the Affordable Care Act (ACA) became law, Hawai...
May 18, 2018
On top of federal and municipal regulations, each state has its own HR laws that employers must comply with to run a business and employ work...
May 10, 2018
What Every Business Owner Needs to Understand About Managing Millennials at Work As of 2015, millennials are the most populous generatio...