Larry Stoudenmire

Compliance Alert: Everything Business Owners & HR Should Know About ERISA Compliance

The 1960s were all about production efficiencies. It was an era when the greater the production, the greater the market share a company had. So these were simpler times when companies just focused on improving productivity and putting up new plans.  Then came the 1980s when companies faced increased competition because of globalization. The rapidly …

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Identifying and Mitigating Bullying in the Workplace

Company culture is an invisible but complicated system in an organization. It is in place to assure that the employees are productive, satisfied, and loyal to the company.   But if an employee starts bullying others, it impacts the organizational culture negatively unless it is strong enough to have the members know exactly what they are …

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Preparing a Budget for Human Resources

HR does more than what seems on the surface. For a business owner or employee who doesn’t know the ins and outs of HR and how it works, complaining about not getting a pay raise or additional benefits and expecting an immediate turnaround is not wrong.  A company’s owner or senior leadership is responsible for …

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What Every Company Should Know About Mental Health

Something that has changed for the better during the pandemic is the embracement of conversations around mental health in the workplace. It has encouraged employers to provide mental health resources like Employee Assistance Programs (EAPs) and also include mental health services under their employer-sponsored health insurance plan. Here’s what every company should know about mental …

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Proven High-Impact Human Resources Strategies To Propel Small Businesses

More than 50% of small business owners assign HR-related tasks to employees responsible for other work. Meaning, the people handling this all too important business function have little to no expertise in HR responsibilities. Since many small businesses underestimate the importance of HR, they fail to grow and attain the goals that they have set …

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