Category: Blog

How to Hire and Retain Top Performers

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Talent is one of the biggest assets of any company, especially top performing employees. We all know the people that we can count on every day to get things done and who we couldn’t do without.   The key question is how to keep top performers motivated, engaged and loyal to your company. The cost…more

February Tip Sheet

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2.1 Web Application Enhancements You spoke. We listened! The following systems’ changes have been recently made to simplify and enhance your use of the AcuMax Web Application Search – the Search function under People, Index and Acumen will now automatically include subfolders. (There is no need to search independently by folder). Please highlight the main Company folder while searching to…more

Culture and the AcuMax Echo

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Defining Diversity and Inclusion Diversity and inclusion can help make workplaces strong and effective. Diversity encompasses race, religion, sexual orientation, gender, age, socio-economic status, and physical disability. Some employers also consider other personality traits and beliefs to be part of diversity as well. Inclusion is an element of the culture of your workplace, it is…more

How to Develop Strong Teams

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Business is becoming increasingly about collaboration. Harvard Business Review has found that over the past two decades the amount of time that employees spent on collaborative activities has increased by over 50%. This increase in collaboration means that the ability of teams to work well together has also increased in importance.  What helps define a…more

Eight Elements to Include in Your Business Plan

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A business plan is a roadmap for your business, what you plan to do and how you plan to succeed. Every organization needs a business plan, even ones that aren’t trying to procure funding. It is a tool for building a better business, helping organize your business and to keep yourself on track. If you…more

What to Do If You’re Overworked

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There may be days where you feel like your to-do list is neverending, and you begin to feel negative emotions stirring about your current job. Your bosses and employers would much rather you share your feelings and be transparent about the issues with your job than risk losing a valuable employee to a correctable situation.…more

Is Your Company Ready for Baby Boomers to Retire?

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Baby boomers, defined as people born between 1946 and 1964, represent a large amount of the world’s population, including about 20% of the US. We have already begun to enter into the common retirement window for boomers, and it will have a great impact on the American workforce. Planning for how your business will handle…more

What You Need to Know About the New W-4 Form for 2020

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There have been changes to the W-4 form, to avoid any tax surprises for yourself or your business review the new form and familiarize yourself with the changes. The W-4 form is what employees use to withhold income tax from their paycheck. The document reflects changes from the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which is…more