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  • CHICAGO-- Recruiting and staffing firm LaSalle Network has opened a San Francisco/Bay Area office, the firm's fourth office, and first in California. 
  • GLENVIEW — SurePayroll was honored recently for its digital content aimed at informing small business owners on topics including payroll, taxes, productivity, technology and more.

     
  • SCHAUMBURG – Zurich North America was among 26 U.S. employers that received a 2015 Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles platinum award from the National Business Group on Health, a nonprofit association of large U.S. employers. 
  • GLENVIEW — One in three small business owners say less personal stress is the greatest advantage of an improving economy as we reach the midway point in the year, according to the June 2015 SurePayroll Small Business Scorecard. 
  • Assurance was selected as one of the Best Places to Work, by the Daily Herald Business Ledger. CEO Tony Chimino said the 50-year-old insurance brokerage offers a growing and innovative environment and they plan to keep hiring more people this year. 
  • We work here. Now what?

    Over the past few years, in working with clients, employee engagement is almost always on the mind of the management team. It is the concern that never ends.

     
  • Having a well-trained staff is vital to the long-term success of any business. Effectively trained employees are generally happier, increasing workplace confidence and competence. Here are five methods we use with all of our employees.

     
  • Depending on who you ask, many leaders today say work/life balance is not achievable in the 21st Century marketplace. 
  • Over the past few years, in working with clients, employee engagement is almost always on the mind of the management team. It is the concern that never ends. 
  • GLENVIEW -- Free legal work, paying for family members’ hospital bills and repairing an employee’s dryer are just a few of the ways in which small business employers have helped their staffs on personal matters, according to the May 2015 SurePayroll Small Business Scorecard. 
  • One of the challenges business owners face when they make the leap from employee to entrepreneur is the loss of benefits. Unemployment insurance, workers’ compensation and health plans are among the former incentives that become a monthly, out-of-pocket expense.

     
  • In the past several years, responsibility for health care has begun to shift from employers and insurers to patients and health care providers. As a result, individuals and hospitals have become more engaged than ever in the cost and effectiveness of health care.

     
  • It has been well known that for years there is a link between workforce engagement and corporate performance. In fact, the term “engagement” has been the entire buzz.

     
  • With the competition for talent steadily rising, attracting the right candidates has moved beyond salary and into ancillary benefits.

     
  • When many hear the term “mobile workforce,” a far-flung sales person speaking into a mobile phone leaps to mind. But that term means so much more than employees using the latest gadgets on a sales call.

     
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