Small Business Gets Creative in Response to Obamacare

The closer Obamacare gets to full implementation, businesses get more creative in finding ways to wriggle out of it.

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The Affordable Care Act, otherwise known as Obamacare, has many businesses scrambling to find ways to free themselves from the new regulations.

As reported in an article by Sally Pipes for Forbes.comU.S. Companies Engage In Financial Jiu-Jitsu To Get Around Obamacare—companies are “wasting no time finding ways to free themselves from the law’s strictures.”

Cutting hours, moving people to part-time and hiring contract workers are some ways companies are skirting the mandate. The new law, which goes into full force on Jan 1, 2014, requires that businesses with more than 50 employees offer health insurance to employees that work over 30 hours a week or face fines.

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Time To Hire an HR Manager? [Infographic]

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A company opens up a second location, or is in a growth spurt and needs to hire more employees. Perhaps they landed their first big account, and sales are shooting up.

As a business owner, your hard work and sweat is finally beginning to pay off.

The first thing is “Congratulations!” You are on your way to the big time!

A growing business is only the beginning of a wonderful journey–one not without its share of headaches.

Worried about recruiting? Hassles over payroll? What about company policies and procedures?

It may be the right time to bring on an HR pro! With this fantastic infographic from TribeHR, a business owner can make that all-important decision when faced with achieving their dream of a thriving company…

 Infographic after the jump…

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Raymond James HCM Newsletter Oct 2012

Raymond James HCM Newsletter Oct 2012The Raymond James Human Capital Monthly Newsletter provides a comprehensive overview of sector-specific public company performance and relative trading multiples, recent M&A and financing transactions as well as other important events that have taken place in the sector.

From a business model perspective, it spans Human Capital companies across software/internet, outsourcing, transaction/data processing and staffing services.

You can read the Raymond James HCM Newsletter here

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Today’s Motivation…

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Consciously seek opportunities to interact with others in a positive and life-affirming manners.

Remember to place the needs of others ahead of shallow personal “wants.”

If you look for a life of goodness, you quickly realize that time on earth is not only about your own comfort, but also in providing comfort to others. Confess the need for control over your finances. Everything we claim as our own is simply on loan to us—for a very limited time.

Commit to managing those things entrusted to you. Only through management of our own desires, can we properly manage the physical things—including money—in our temporary possession. Determine to live within what is available to you. Be wary of creating excessive debt or any other unnecessary obligations.

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