Conducting a job interview is one of the most important steps in the hiring process (especially if you’re attempting to hire your first employee). The success of the interview as a hiring tool partly depends on you, and how prepared you are. Here are some tips to help your interview run smoothly. Before the Interview […]Read More Hiring Guide: Conducting an Interview
Before you start interviewing job candidates, do you know which interview questions are risky or just wrong to ask? Ask the wrong question in your interview process, and you can land in hot water. A seemingly harmless question such as “Where are you from?” can backfire if the applicant files a discrimination complaint because of […]Read More Hiring Guide: Interview Questions to Avoid
When preparing for an interview with a candidate, it’s a good idea to develop a list of standard interview questions that you will use for all candidates. You should be aware of what you should and should not ask, and consider the knowledge, skills, and abilities required for the job you are looking to fill. […]Read More Hiring Guide: Preparing For A Candidate Interview
If you haven’t seen Form 941 arrive in your mailbox, you can stop looking. It’s not coming. The Internal Revenue Service is no longer mailing out Form 941, Employer’s Quarterly Federal Tax Return, nor the Form 940, Employer’s Annual Federal Unemployment (FUTA) Tax Return, among other business mailings. [RELATED ARTICLE: Did Your Payroll Service File […]Read More Payroll Mystery Solved: Where in the World is Form 941?
Note: Code CC was only used on the 2010 Form W-2. Whether you’re an employer or an employee, you may be wondering: what the heck is “code CC” in Box 12 of the W-2? Here’s your answer: the special “code CC” on the 2010 W-2 has to do with the HIRE Act (Hiring Incentives to […]Read More Payroll Mystery Solved: Code CC in Box 12 of the W-2
The holidays are upon us…time for all charitable people to open their hearts and wallets to charity. Unfortunately, some “charities” aren’t so worthy, preying on kind people and businesses everywhere. The New York Daily News reports nearly 72% of Americans plan to donate the same amount or more to charity as last year. But the […]Read More 10 Ways to Avoid Charity Scams (And Get Smart About Giving)
Private employers with over 100 employees or federal contractors with at least 50 employees are required each year to file the EEO-1 Report with the EEOC. Employers will report the demographic make-up of their workforce, which includes gender, ethnicity by job class. The annual reporting period starts every July, and employers must file their report […]Read More Annual EEO Reporting: Are You Ready?