80 episodes

From main street to your street, the HR{preneur} podcast is centered around helping small businesses like yours gain the knowledge you seek — from HR, payroll and hiring, to time, taxes and benefits. We’ll bring the experts to you, answer your questions and help you think beyond today — so you can discover more success tomorrow.

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From main street to your street, the HR{preneur} podcast is centered around helping small businesses like yours gain the knowledge you seek — from HR, payroll and hiring, to time, taxes and benefits. We’ll bring the experts to you, answer your questions and help you think beyond today — so you can discover more success tomorrow.

    Top tricks for a safe & festive Halloween

    Top tricks for a safe & festive Halloween

    Engaging and retaining talent can be tricky. In this episode, we'll talk about ways to treat your employees to festivities while maintaining a safe and respectful work environment throughout the Halloween season.

    [00:45] Should employers have a separate dress code for Halloween, even if they already have a dress code?
    [01:28] When it comes to dress codes, what are some safety considerations employers should keep in mind for Halloween?
    [02:33] Is there anything employers can do if employees want to celebrate Halloween, but full costumes are not practical or feasible?
    [03:18] Can you give us examples of how employers can ensure respect is maintained throughout the festivities?
    [04:16] Can you provide examples of what employers should include in their guidelines?
    [05:39] What else should employers consider when they communicate to their employees about Halloween?

     

    Copyright © 2022 ADP, Inc. All rights reserved. This content may not be distributed, reproduced, modified, sold or used without the written permission of ADP. The information is provided "as is" without any expressed or implied warranty, is based on generally accepted HR practices and is advisory in nature. This content is provided with the understanding that neither the presenters nor the writers are rendering legal advice or other professional services. Employers are encouraged to consult with legal counsel for advice regarding their organization's compliance with applicable laws. This material is current as of the date of this episode (October 2022).

    • 7 min
    How to manage inflation as a small business owner

    How to manage inflation as a small business owner

    Inflation is a top concern for small businesses right now. As a result, many employers have raised prices, and some have decreased staff. In this episode, we're talking about how your business can manage the impact of inflation and we'll explore options.

    [01:01] Why is inflation high right now?
    [01:42] How is inflation affecting small businesses?
    [02:22] How can employers manage the impact of inflation without decreasing staff?
    [03:03] What are shared-work programs?
    [03:47] What is the difference between the shared-work program and a furlough?
    [04:27] Could employers offer more unpaid time off?
    [05:13] How can small employers compete to retain talent on a tight budget?

     

    Copyright © 2022 ADP, Inc. All rights reserved. This content may not be distributed, reproduced, modified, sold or used without the written permission of ADP. The information is provided "as is" without any expressed or implied warranty, is based on generally accepted HR practices and is advisory in nature. This content is provided with the understanding that neither the presenters nor the writers are rendering legal advice or other professional services. Employers are encouraged to consult with legal counsel for advice regarding their organization's compliance with applicable laws. This material is current as of the date of this episode (September 2022).

    • 7 min
    Strategies to reduce absenteeism in the workplace

    Strategies to reduce absenteeism in the workplace

    Unscheduled absenteeism can significantly impact your company's bottom line, contributing to lost productivity, increased overtime costs, and elevated stress among employees left to pick up the slack. In this episode, we'll explore ways employers can help reduce unscheduled absenteeism, including:

    [00:54] How can employers encourage regular attendance?
    [01:15] What should be included in a timekeeping policy?
    [02:05] What should be included in an attendance policy?
    [02:30] How can employers effectively minimize unexpected absences?
    [03:38] How should an employer address an employee who is frequently absent?
    [04:43] Can employers require documentation, like a doctor's note?

     

    Copyright © 2022 ADP, Inc. All rights reserved. This content may not be distributed, reproduced, modified, sold or used without the written permission of ADP. The information is provided "as is" without any expressed or implied warranty, is based on generally accepted HR practices and is advisory in nature. This content is provided with the understanding that neither the presenters nor the writers are rendering legal advice or other professional services. Employers are encouraged to consult with legal counsel for advice regarding their organization's compliance with applicable laws. This material is current as of the date of this episode (August 2022).

    • 6 min
    Q&A: Your top HR questions on pay, time off & more

    Q&A: Your top HR questions on pay, time off & more

    We asked you to submit your HR questions for an opportunity to have them featured on our podcast. In this episode, we’ll answer some of the questions we received, including:

    [00:45] Do I have to pay out unused sick time when terminating an employee?
    [01:21] Can I adopt a use-it-or-lose-it vacation policy?
    [02:34] Do I have to pay salaried employees overtime?
    [03:54] How should we handle last minute time off requests?
    [05:37] Employees have been returning late from breaks. Can this time be unpaid?
    [06:40] Are employers required to pay employees for time spent in jury duty?

     

    Copyright © 2022 ADP, Inc. All rights reserved. This content may not be distributed, reproduced, modified, sold or used without the written permission of ADP. The information is provided "as is" without any expressed or implied warranty, is based on generally accepted HR practices and is advisory in nature. This content is provided with the understanding that neither the presenters nor the writers are rendering legal advice or other professional services. Employers are encouraged to consult with legal counsel for advice regarding their organization's compliance with applicable laws. This material is current as of the date of this episode (July 2022).

    • 7 min
    Top summer workplace issues (and what you can do about them)

    Top summer workplace issues (and what you can do about them)

    The summer months present challenges related to enforcing dress codes, ensuring heat-related safety, understanding the rules governing minors and interns, and handling furloughs. In this episode, we'll talk about these challenges, along with best practice information on how to address each issue.

     

    Copyright © 2022 ADP, Inc. All rights reserved. This content may not be distributed, reproduced, modified, sold or used without the written permission of ADP. The information is provided "as is" without any expressed or implied warranty, is based on generally accepted HR practices and is advisory in nature. This content is provided with the understanding that neither the presenters nor the writers are rendering legal advice or other professional services. Employers are encouraged to consult with legal counsel for advice regarding their organization's compliance with applicable laws. This material is current as of the date of this episode (June, 2022).

    • 8 min
    Top HR questions: You asked, we’re answering

    Top HR questions: You asked, we’re answering

    Trying to keep up with changing federal, state, and local requirements that affect the way you hire, pay and provide benefits to your employees? Wondering whether you have the right policies and procedures in place to protect your business and your staff?

    ADP® recently analyzed more than 65,000 calls from small business owners to our HR HelpDesk to assess the most frequently asked HR compliance questions.

    In this episode, we'll answer some of the most frequently asked questions that cover COVID-19, wage and hour laws, benefits and leave, and performance management.

     

    Copyright © 2022 ADP, Inc. All rights reserved. This content may not be distributed, reproduced, modified, sold or used without the written permission of ADP. The information is provided "as is" without any expressed or implied warranty, is based on generally accepted HR practices and is advisory in nature. This content is provided with the understanding that neither the presenters nor the writers are rendering legal advice or other professional services. Employers are encouraged to consult with legal counsel for advice regarding their organization's compliance with applicable laws. This material is current as of the date of this episode (June, 2022).

    • 10 min